Saturday, October 28

Zion District Baptist Association in Winona will have a Youth Fun Day. When: 10 a.m.

St. Paul Cathedral will have its fall festival. When: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Details: There will be music, games, food and more.

Locus Benedictus will host a ladies’ retreat, led by Dr. Gay Saxon, Ed.D. When: 1 to 5 p.m. Details: The cost is $35, and checks may be mailed to P. O. Box 9791, Greenwood, MS 38930. For more information, call 299-1232.

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for bass player Chris Rose. When: 6 p.m.

Greater Harvest Worship Center’s Youth Department will present “Hell House...Final Destination.” When: 6 p.m. Details: Come out and take a walk through the lives of individuals whose life choices later revealed their souls’ final destination. Admission is free. Candy bags will be given away to all children after the production.

Sunday, October 29

Greater Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will have Missionary Day. When: 10 a.m. Details: Regina Shoddie-Burch will speak. The theme is “Missionaries Laboring for God” (Matthew 9:37-38).

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Minister Vickii West Emmons of Hayward Chapel M.B. Church will speak. The theme is “Women Praying in Times Such as These” (Esther 4:14). The colors are purple, black and silver.

The 5th Sunday Community Fellowship Service  will be held at Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church. When: 11 a.m.  Details: Community Baptist Church will be the guest church.  The Rev. Robert Williams Jr. will the bring the message.

East Percy Street Christian Church will have its annual Youth Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Chelsea Nalls, a senior at Greenwood High School, will speak. Rehearsal will be at 6 p.m. Friday.

Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its fifth-Sunday service. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The Rev. Samuel Williams of Marcella M.B. Church and Bethlehem M.B. Church in Thornton will speak.

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in McCarley will hold its fifth-Sunday service. When: 11:30 a.m.

St. Peter Rock Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Women’s Day. When: 1 p.m. Details: Mattie Delaney Young will speak. The theme is “Women of God Empowered to Serve.” Women are invited to join a mass choir. Call Marilyn Hawkins, choir president, at (662) 466-1176 for details about rehearsal.

Eden Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have its annual Choir Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Choirs, soloists, praise teams and praise dancers are asked to prepare an “A” and “B” selection.

Second Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Men’s and Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: The theme is “It’s Harvest Time,” and the colors are brown, yellow, orange and ivory.

The speakers will be Diane Smith of Bell Chapel M.B. Church in Cruger and Pastor Marlon Parker of St. Peter Rock M.B. Church in Cruger. Dinner will be served immediately after the service.

The Leflore County Community Health Advisors Men in Black and Blue Fighting Prostate Cancer will have a worship service. When/where: 2 p.m. at Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Details: Mitchell Springs M.B. Church is the sponsor.

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will host a retirement celebration in honor of former Itta Bena Mayor Thelma Collins. When: 2 p.m. Details: The event will include singing, tributes and guest speaker Ickret Bennett, associate pastor of Vaiden Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

DeCell United Methodist Church will host the third-anniversary celebration for the DeCell Community Organization of UMW.  When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Deaconess Rachel Harvey will speak.

Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: Elder Curtis L. West Jr., presiding elder of the Greenwood/Jackson District, will speak. The theme is “Family and Friends Standing Together in Christ” (Acts 10:2).

Jennings Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have a harvest tea. When/where: 3 p.m. at the Leflore County Civic Center. Details: Loria Gardner, an employee of the Greenwood school district and a member of Jennings Temple, will speak.

Greater Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will have a musical program. When: 6 p.m. Details: Those featured will include the Cobbin Brothers, The Heavenly Voices, Monich, Gifted Voices of Praise and praise dancers from various churches.

Tuesday, October 31

Shiloh Seventh-Day Adventist Church will present “Ninety-Five:The Protest Continues,” a revival 500 years in the making. When: 7-8 p.m. Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Details: There will be nightly giveaways.

Saturday, November 4

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Coila will have its annual prayer breakfast. When: 8 a.m.  Details. The guest speakers will be Evangelist Beatrice Randle and Evangelist Inez Givens.  Brunch will be served afterward.

Summerfield Missionary Baptist Church will have its 50 States Pageant. When: 6 p.m.

Sunday, November 5

Strangers’ Home Missionary Baptist Church will have its 60th annual Women’s Day program. When: 11 a.m. Details: Tina Jackson Nevels, wife of Strangers’ Home and Brooklyn Chapel Pastor Kerrick Nevels, will speak. The theme is “Steadfast and Faithful Women Dwelling in God’s Presence.” The choir will rehearse at 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and Nov. 2.

Second Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 123rd anniversary. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The Rev. Gary Thurman will speak. The theme is “Honoring the Past, Building the Future” (Hebrews 1:1-2).

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have a musicians’ appreciation program for pianist Clara Lewis and percussionist Gregory  McGee. When: 1:30 p.m.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church of Itta Bena will celebrate homecoming. When: 2 p.m. Details: Alfred Powell will speak.

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Morgan City will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Herman Cole, pastor of First United M.B. Church in Moorhead, will speak.

Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church No. 2 will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Ether Ware, a member of Jones Chapel, will speak. The mass choir will rehearse beginning at 7 p.m. Nov. 2.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will have a 21st-anniversary appreciation program for musician John Lewis. When: 3 p.m. Details: Choirs and soloists are invited.

Tuesday, November 7

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Schlater will have its fall revival. When: 7 p.m. Nov. 7-9. Details: The Rev. W.M. Brown will speak.

Friday, November 10

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a musician’s anniversary appreciation for Sam Gwin and Kaleb Bowman. When: The pre-anniversary gathering will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, and the appreciation service will be at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 12. Details: The church’s pastor, Elder Mary L. Clark, will speak.

Saturday, November 11

Zion District Baptist Association in Winona will have its annual harvest banquet. When: 10 a.m. Details: Moderator Billy Robinson will speak.

Payne Chapel Missionary Baptist Church’s Women’s Ministry will have a program. When: 6:30 p.m. Details: Marilyn Jones-Bryant, founder, president and teacher of MJB Ministries, Free Will Center, will speak. The theme will be “A Wise Woman.”

House Of Prayer And Praise New Life Community Church will hold a Love Night for Assistant Pastor Bernadette Loggins. When: 7 p.m. Details: Prophet Howard Gilmore of Franklin (Louisiana) Revival Worship Center will speak.

Sunday, November 12

Pleasant Plain Missionary Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 9 a.m.

Good Hope United Methodist Church in Vaiden will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 1 p.m. Details: The church’s pastor, the Rev. Mary Willis, will speak.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church will have its Men’s and Women’s Day. When: 1:30 p.m.

New Thessalonia Missionary Baptist Church will have a 33rd-anniversary celebration for its pastor, the Rev. T.L. Martin Sr., and his wife. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: Harvey Green, pastor of Mount Pleasant M.B. Church, will speak.

Wesley United Methodist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Willie E. Brown of McKinney Chapel M.B. Church will speak.

Sunday, November 19

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Tchula will celebrate the second anniversary of Pastor Nathan Stevenson and his wife, Adrienne. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The speaker will be the Rev. Jessie Horton of Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson.

 

Helm Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Carrollton will hold its Annual Men's Day Program. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Danny Willis, pastor of St. Paul C.M.E. Church of  Bentonia, will deliver the message.  Music will be provided by the Carroll County Community Male Choir, made of men of all denominations. Rehearsal will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 16.

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its 58th annual Women’s Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: Women from area churches are invited to help form a mass choir, which will rehearse at 7 p.m. Nov. 16.

Thursday, November 23

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a Thanksgiving program. When: 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 26

Zion District Baptist Association in Winona will celebrate its 129th anniversary. When: During the regular service. Details: The theme is “Whatever You Do for God, Work with All of Your Heart” (Colossians 3:23-24).

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