Friday, April 13

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Coila will conclude its spring revival. When: 7 p.m. Details: Pastor Ozell Landfair Jr. of Bear Marsh M.B. Church will speak.

Traveler’s Rest Missionary Baptist Church will conclude its revival. When: 7:30 p.m.  Details: The Rev. Timothy Hughes of Southaven will preach.

Greater Harvest Worship Center will continue its homecoming and 38th-anniversary celebration. When: 7:30 tonight and 11:15 a.m., 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Details: The theme will be “Growing Stronger, Soaring Higher and Progressing Forward” (Isaiah 40:31). The speakers: Tonight, Apostle Veronica Young of Hoover, Alabama; Sunday, District Elder Leon Edwards of  Yazoo City (morning) and Suffragan Bishop Stanley Jones of Philadelphia, Mississippi (evening).

Saturday, April 14

Word of Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have a yard sale, featuring clothes, purses and more. When: 5 a.m.

Sunday, April 15

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its 50th State Pageant. When: 11 a.m.

Acona United Methodist Church in Lexington have its 143rd annual homecoming celebration. When: 11 a.m. Details: Food and fellowship will follow at the Acona School Community House.

Payne Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a 12th-anniversary celebration for its pastor, the Rev. James Clinton, and his wife, Lorene. When: 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Details: Minister Charles Montgomery of Rosehill M.B. Church in Lexington will speak at the morning service, and Pastor Clarence Johnson of Greater New Home M.B. Church in Quito will speak in the afternoon.

Baldwin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Cruger will have a seventh-anniversary appreciation program for its pastor, the Rev. Charlie Smith, and his wife, Sandra. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Jessie Payne, pastor of Providence M.B. Church in Greenwood, will speak.

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Morgan City will have a anniversary program for its pastor, Robert Anderson, and  his wife, Cassandra. When: 2 p.m. Details: Pastor Sammie Anderson of St John M.B. Church in Sidon will speak.

DeCell United Methodist Church will have its annual Men’s Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Kenneth Milton, assistant pastor of New Zion M.B. Church, will speak. Men are also invited to participate in the mass choir, which will rehearse at 7 p.m. Friday at the church.

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will have its spring revival. When: 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Details: The Rev. Jessie Payne Jr. will be the evangelist.

Monday, April 16

Miracle Temple Church of God in Christ in Glendora will have revival. When: Prayer meeting will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and the revival wll be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through April 20. Details: J.L. Hutton, district superintendent from Reform Temple COGIC in Reform, Alabama, will speak.

Tuesday, April 17

Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have a four-night revival. When: 7 p.m.Tuesday-Friday. Details: Bishop A.C. Craft of Jonah Chapel M.B. Church in Greenwood and Johnson Chapel M.B. Church in Money will speak.

Greater New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church will have its spring revival. When: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Details: The Rev. Chester Jackson of Los Angeles will be the evangelist.

Friday, April 20

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual women’s conference. When: 7:30 p.m. Details: Evangelist Annie Dixon of Morgan City, Betty Payne of Cleveland and Pastor Nellie Morgan of Greenwood will speak.

St. Paul Cathedral in Itta Bena will have its musical and state drive program. When: 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 21

Sycamore Street Church of Christ will have its 36th annual Ladies Day program. When: 8 a.m.-noon. Details: Registration and breakfast will be from 8 to 9 a.m., and lunch will be served at noon. Rosetta Washington of Sycamore Street Church of Christ and Shirley Williams of Lambert Church of Christ will speak. Also, Sharon Wyatt, vice president and assistant branch manager at CB&S Bank, will lead a financial workshop, and Nala Greene will lead the youth session. The theme is “Love is All You Need.”

Sunday, April 22

Jennings Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have its annual Missionary Day. When: 10:45 a.m.

St. George Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a 10th-anniversary celebration for its pastor, Aaron Brown, and his wife, Annie. When: 2 p.m. Details: Elder Rena Baker Henderson of East Percy Street Christian Church will speak.

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Evangelist Nellie Morgan will speak.

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Jayona Breyae Wells of Travelers Rest M.B. Church will speak. The colors will be white and khaki. Rehearsal will  be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Choirs, other groups and soloists are invited.

Monday, April 23

Strangers’ Home Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. April 23-27. Details: The evangelists will be: April 23, the Rev. Gregory A. McGee of Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Winona; April 24, the Rev. Samuel Blake of Burning Bush M.B. Church in Grenada; April 25, the Rev. Melvin Matthews of Bell Grove M.B. Church in Indianola; April 26, the Rev. Dr. Calvin Collins of New Zion M.B. Church in Greenwood; and April 27, Bishop Milton Glass of New Green Grove Church of Faith in Greenwood.

Word of Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have mortgage-burning services. When: 7:15 p.m. April 23-27.

Sunday, April 29

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate  the beginning of 5th Sunday R.A.W. youth  service. When: 11 a.m.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its fifth-Sunday service. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Elder Randy Banks will speak.

Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church invites members, former members and friends to its worship service, where the new pastor, the Rev. Daniel Montgomery Jr., will speak. When: 11:30 a.m.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Choir Day. When: 2 p.m.

St. Paul Cathedral will have Family and Friends Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: Pastor Betty Hamilton of Philipp United Baptist Church will speak.

Tuesday, May 1

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in McCarley will have its annual three-night revival. When: 7 p.m. May 1-3. Details: The Rev. W.M. Brown, pastor of First Baptist M.B. Church of Schlater, Lockalonia M.B. Church in Money and Union Grove M.B. Church in Greenwood, will speak.

Saturday, May 5

Good Hope United Methodist Church will have a fish fry. When/where: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the BK Center, 16388 Highway 17, Coila. Details: Plates cost $8.50 each.

Sunday, May 6

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate  the first day of Friends and Family Month. When: 11 a.m.

Black Hawk Methodist Church in Carroll County will celebrate its 200th anniversary. When: 11 a.m., followed by a covered-dish meal at the schoolhouse across from the church. The pecial guest speaker will be Walt Grayson, author and broadcaster.

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have an installation service for its new pastor, the Rev. Keith Clark, and his wife, Jacquea. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. E.J. Ware, pastor of Word of Faith M.B. Church, will speak.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: The speaker will be Dr. Areka Thomas of Greenwood.

Black Hawk Baptist Church in Coila will have homecoming. When: 11 a.m. Details: Shawn Greer will speak.

Monday, May 7

Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries will hold graduation for its Ministers Training School. When/where: 7 p.m. at the Leflore County Civic Center. Details: Minister Tameka Sykes will speak. Doors will close at 6:45.

Black Hawk Baptist Church in Coila will have revival. When: 7 p.m. May 7-9. Details: The speakers will be: May 7, David Haggerty; May 8, Tommy Everett; and May 9, Roy Bush. Joy Winters will play piano.

Sunday, May 13

Bethel Christian Church will have a Mother’s Day program.  When: 11 a.m.

Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 11 a.m. Details: Lusia Harris-Stewart will speak.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Tekia Clark will speak.

Sunday, May 20

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church  will conclude Friends and Family Month. When: 11 a.m.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its Usher Board program. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. W.M. Brown, pastor of First Baptist M.B. Church of Schlater, Lockalonia M.B. Church in Money and Union Grove M.B. Church in Greenwood, will speak.

Friday, May 25

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual men’s conference. When: 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 27

Bethel Christian Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 2 p.m.

Sunday, June 10

Bethel Christian Church will have an installation service for its pastor, the Rev. Kenneth McClung. When: 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 17

Bethel Christian Church will have a Father’s Day breakfast. When: 8:30 a.m.

Stop and Love Apostolic Ministry will have a Father’s Day program. When: 11 a.m. Details: The theme is “Fathers, It’s Time to Take a Stand,” and the Scripture is Ephesians 6:11-24. The colors are peach and brown, and refreshments will be served.

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