Friday, May 4

The annual session of the St. John Conference of Christian Education of Leflore County will conclude. Where: Providence Missionary Baptist Church.  Details: Classes will begin at 6 p.m. St. John Congress churches and the general public are invited to attend.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will conclude its annual revival. When: 7:30 p.m.  Details: The Rev. Dr. Kerrick Nevels, pastor of Brooklyn Chapel M.B. Church and Stranger’s Home M.B. Church, is the guest evangelist.

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.

DeCell United Methodist Church’s UMW organization will have a fish fry. When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Stop and Love Ministry Church will have its 2018 Love Conference. When: 11 a.m. Details: The guest speakers will be Prophetess Emelja Harris of Itta Bena, Pastor Vikkie Johnson of Durant and Pastor Mary Johnson of Greenwood. The theme Scripture will be Song of Solomon 8:6-7. The testimonial speakers will be Tania Harris and Prophetess Alberta Craft. Denita Quinn of Southaven will lead a health enrichment fair.

Sunday, May 6

Valley Hill Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming. When: 10:30 a.m. Details: The Barnetts of Stanton, Tennessee, will perform.

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

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

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 special guest speaker will be Walt Grayson, author and broadcaster.

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The theme is “Christian Youth, Thanking God for His Protection” (Jonah 2:2). The speakers will be Brianna Hunter of Amanda Elzy High School, Kayla Love of Center Hill High School in Olive Branch and Jasmine Roby of Greenwood High School. The colors will be burgundy, white and black. Rehearsal will be at 11 a.m. Saturday.

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 129th anniversary. When: 11 a.m. Details: The guest minister will be the Rev. Earl C. Clark, pastor of 1 John Church in Doddsville. The colors will be black and white. Dinner will be served.

Travelers’ Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth and Young Adult Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Tremel Moore and Kevontae Boone, seniors at Amanda Elzy High School, will speak. The theme is “I Don’t Need Google, My God Knows Everything.” Young people are invited to join a choir for the occasion.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its pre-Mother’s Day program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The church’s pastor, the Rev. W.M. Brown, will speak.

Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Black Hawk will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Elder Rena Baker Henderson of East Percy Street Christian Church will speak.

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.

Jones Chapel United Methodist Church in Carrollton will celebrate its 155th anniversary. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Clarence Johnson, pastor of New Home M.B. Church in Quito, 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.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher Day, featuring the City Wide  Usher Choir. When: 3 p.m.

Springhill Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual three-day revival. When: 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday. Details: The Rev. Lawrence Morris and the Rev. William Morris will be the evangelists.

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. Monday-Wednesday. Details: The speakers will be: Monday, David Haggerty; Tuesday, Tommy Everett; and Wednesday, Roy Bush. Joy Winters will play piano.

Brooklyn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival services. When: 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Details: The theme for the week will be “A Personal Revival: Just a Closer Walk with Thee.” The speakers will be: Monday, Elder Johnnie L. Reed; Tuesday, Elder Steven Collins; Wednesday, the Rev. Kenneth Milton; and Thursday, the Rev. Gregory McGee.

Tuesday, May 8

Myles Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have a revival. When: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Details: The evangelist will be the Rev. W.M. Brown of Union Grove M.B. Church in Greenwood and First Baptist M.B. Church in Schlater.

Saturday, May 12

Community Baptist Church will present “A Mental Health Awareness Workshop.” When: 11 a.m. When: The theme is “Breaking the Chains of Depression” (Ephesians 6:10-18).  The speakers will be Tameka Tobias, executive director, National Alliance on Mental Illness, and Renae Smith of Life Help.  Counselors, social workers and teachers are invited to take part in this workshop. All ages are invited.

Touching All Generations Ministries in Itta Bena will have a conference titled “Out Of The Ashes I Rise From Dirt To Diamonds.” When: 5 p.m. Details: The speakers will be Prophetess Marilyn Burks of Sunshine Outreach Ministries in Olive Branch, Pastor Quasha Hall of Giving God All Glory Outreach Ministries in Inverness, Pastor Brandon Armstrong of War Zone International Ministries in Leland; and Minister D’Antre Jackson, of DLJ Ministries in Monroe, Louisiana.

Sunday, May 13

Pleasant Plain Missionary Baptist Church will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 9 a.m. Details: Bobbie Blue, amember of Union Grove M.B. Church, will speak.

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.

New Thessalonia Missionary Baptist Church will have its Mother’s Day program. When: 11 a.m. Details: Evangelist Hellen Sanders of Mount Pleasant M.B. Church will speak.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will have its Mother’s Day program. When: 11 a.m. Details: Jennifer Anderson will speak.

New St. John Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Mother’s/Women’s Day program. When: 11 a.m. Details: The theme is “The Virtuous Woman.” Willie B. Bolden Jr., a native of Itta Bena, will speak.

Morgan Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 11 a.m.

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

Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Evangelist Edith Gilbert, associate minister of Greater Mount Pleasant M.B. Church, will speak.

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 2 p.m. Details: Leatha Clark will speak.

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Mother’s Day program. When: 3 p.m. Details: Denise Mitchell, a member of Friendship M.B. Church, will speak. Pastors, church members and especially Mother Board members are invited.

Monday, May 14

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its spring revival. When: 7 p.m. May 14-18. Details: The Rev. Jessie Payne, pastor of Providence M.B. Church, will be the evangelist.

Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have its revival. When: 7 p.m. May 14-16. Details: The Rev. Sammie Montgomery, pastor of Myles Tabernacle M.B. Church, will be the guest minister.

Sunday, May 20

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Money will have its annual Men’s Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: The Rev. C.J. Johnson, pastor of Greater New Home M.B. Church in Itta Bena, will speak. Rehearsal will be at noon May 19.

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

Saint Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for musician Mary Gaston. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: Soloists and choirs are invited and asked to contribute an “A” and “B” selection.

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Morgan City will have Usher Day. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: Bessie Steele of St John M.B. Church in Sidon will speak.

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.

Myles Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have its Usher Day program, featuring the City Wide Usher Choir. When: 3 p.m.

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. Details: The Rev. Floyd Meeks will speak, and the colors will be navy and light blue.

Lockalonia Missionary Baptist Church in Money will have its annual Usher Day, featuring the City Wide Usher Choir. When/where: 3 p.m. at Union Grove M.B. Church, 615 St. Charles St.

Sunday, June 3

Mount Olive Baptist Church will have a revival. When: 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. June 3 and 7 p.m. June 4-6. Details: Dr. Tim Mims will speak, and Wilton Neal will be the worship leader.

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher Day, featuring the City Wide Usher Choir. When: 3 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. Details: Bishop Milton Glass will speak. The colors will be navy blue and white.

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church  will have its annual Youth Day. When: 4 p.m. Details: Jermaine McCaskill, a native of Carroll County, will speak. The theme will be “Today's Youth are the Leaders of Tomorrow."

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: Pastor Allen Mitchell will speak. The theme is “Fathers, It’s Time to Take a Stand,” and the Scripture is Ephesians 6:11-24. The colors will be peach and brown, and refreshments will be served. Deacon Ryan Stanley will be the master of ceremonies.

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