Colossians 1:12-13

giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the Saints in Light. 13 For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son.

The “Saints in Light Award” is to be presented to an individual who has been a spiritually inspiring, motivating, and encouraging influence in the community, and who openly and with love works for the betterment of the community and the people they come in contact with. By reflecting the true meaning of love and service in the community they inspire and empower others to do the same.

By unselfishly working in and serving our community this person has not only displayed a deep spiritual life but has undertaken what we as Christians know as the Great Commission. Reaching out to all in need and willing to help all in our community this person will give renewed faith and spiritual life to all.

This will be an annual award. This award shall be presented to a person in Pike County that has been nominated by the community and selected by the Board of Directors of Prayer Power of Georgia.

2012      Edd Sanders

Edd Sanders was a godly man and served the people of this state for many years.

Unfortunately, Edd has gone home to receive his rewards.

2013      Billy Payton, Sr.

Billy Payton has served our community in many ways. He works in his church, he works for veterans, and he works for those in need

2014       Sam and Johnnie Glass

They reflect the best in both their marriage and their service to God in our community.

2015     Patricia Dabbs

She lights up our community, she gives her heart, time, and spirit each day of the year to make life better for others and never expects anything in return.

2016    Elaine Mangham

Her life is a great example of how a Christian should live and serve. Thank you for all you have done over the years in our schools and community.

2017     Tom Morton

Tom Morton has served God his whole life and has been a spiritual leader and an inspiration in Pike County for many years.

2018   Rufus Clemmons

The love Rufus shows for others is quite apparent in all he does. Rufus has dedicated his life to this ministry of helping children and young people who might otherwise slip through the cracks.

2019  Harvey Wilson

Harvey displays the love of Christ daily in his service to the community. He encourages and teaches in a compassionate and caring manner that is nothing short of a spiritual gift.

2020 Ron Anglin

Ron brings smiles and hopes to sick children and their families in three of Georgia’s children’s hospitals at Grady, Scottish Rite, and Eggleston. 


Sonja has worked with many organizations to help others over the years. She has given help to the homeless and people in need and cooked countless meals for those in need.

She has helped with her church and helped in the Lion’s Club. She was once Lion of the Year with Lion’s Club International.

Sonja is the kind of person who works behind the scenes to get things done.

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