Saturday, June 2

Strangers’ Home Missionary Baptist Church’s Men’s Ministry will sell barbecue rib plates. When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Details: Donation: $8.

Fifth Sunday Community Fellowship Churches will hold the fifth annual Scholarship Banquet. When: 6 p.m. Where: Leflore County Civic Center. Details: The speaker will be Dr. Natasha Hardeman of East Lakeland OB-GYN Associates in Jackson. Admission is $25. Special entertainment will be provided by 601 Live Band. To purchase a ticket or learn more information, call 299-0304.

Labor of Love Worship Center will hold a Birthday and Appreciation Day for Apostle Darrell Moore Sr. When: 6 p.m. Where: Leflore County Civic Center.

Sunday, June 3

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

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Women’s Day program. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Barbara Gray will be the speaker. Women’s Day choir rehearsal will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday.

East Percy Street Christian Church Disciples of Christ will observe its annual Men’s Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The guest speaker will be Deacon Larry Morris, member of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Second Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist  Church will hold its annual Homecoming Family and Friends Day program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Dinner will be served.

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Coila will have its cemetery fundraiser program. When: 2 p.m. Details: Minister Grady Devar Watt of Canton will speak. For more information, call Percy Smith at 299-7315.

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in Winona will hold its 143rd Church Anniversary and Homecoming program. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The guest speaker will be the Rev. Jermanique Mitchell, pastor of St. Peter Missionary Baptist Church in Oxberry.

McKinney Chapel 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 Men’s Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: Harry Sherrod, a member of East Percy Street Christian Church, will speak.

McClain Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Usher Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: The speaker will be Kathy Petty.

Monday, June 4

Strangers’ Home Missionary Baptist Church will hold Vacation Bible School. When: 5-7 p.m. Monday-Friday. Details: The theme is “God Squad Special Agents In Action.” For more information, call 601-453-7610.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena will have Vacation Bible School. When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Details: This year’s theme is “God’s Squad: Special Agents in Action.”

Word of Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School. When: Registration will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday; classes will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. Details: Food will be served nightly.

Grayson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Glendora will host its annual revival. When: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, followed

by “All White Sunday” at 8 a.m. June 10. Details: The guest speaker will be 16-year-old minister Cory Hand from Pearl.

Saturday, June 9

Eastgate Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School. When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church will have youth night. When: 6 p.m. Details: Chad Barnes, a member of Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Lexington, will speak. The program will include the Bear Marsh Praise Team, the Youth of Praise Community Choir, the Hopewell M.B. Church Praise Team of Goodman and other youth groups.

Sunday, June 10

St. John Missionary Baptist Church will have Youth Day. When: 11 a.m.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will hold its anniversary for its pastor, Elder Mary L. Clark. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The speaker will be Bishop Jasper Booker Jr., pastor of House of Prayer Outreach Ministry in Drew.

Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will celebrate its anniversary. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The Rev. Greg Elders will speak.

Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, east of Moorhead, will have its annual Usher Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Minister Bruce Blake, co-pastor of Persimmon Grove Church in Sunflower, will speak.

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Tchula will celebrate Men and Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Edgar Lewis of Jackson will speak.

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have its Fruit of the Spirit program. When: 2 p.m.

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.”

Tuesday, June 12

New Beginnings Church of Holiness will have a 15th-anniversary celebration for its pastor, Evangelist Nellie Morgan. When: 7 p.m. June 12-13 and 6 p.m. June 16. Details: The Rev. W.M. Brown will speak June 12, the Rev. Sammie Montgomery will speak June 13 and the Rev. Juanita Cook will speak June 16.

Wednesday, June 13

New Direction Church will hold revival. When: 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. Details: Guest speakers will be Pastor Michael  Gordon of Smith Grove in Holly Springs on Wednesday, Pastor Jeff Bohanna of Grace Point in Olive Branch on Thursday, and Pastor Sanchez Hopkins of Temple of Truth in Carthage.

Word of Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have a revival. When: 7:15 p.m. June 13-15. Details: The Rev. Raymond Gills of Lake Providence, Louisiana, will speak.

Friday, June 15

Locus Benedictus Retreat Center will hold “Empowered by Love: Growth in the Spirit Retreat.” When: 6 p.m. June 15 and 8:30 a.m. June 16, ending with Mass at 4 p.m. Where: 1407 Levee Road. Details: The presenters will include the Rev. William Henry, Cindy Scardina, Ann Roshto, Lynn Mondt and Joyce Pellegrin. The cost to attend is $50. For more information, call 299-1232.

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.

Jones Chapel No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Men’s Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The theme will be “Men Standing Firm for Jesus Christ.” The speaker will be the Rev. Larry Evans, associate pastor of Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries will have a Father’s Day service. When: 11 a.m. Details: Randy Westbrook, pastor of Pillow Chapel M.B. Church and founder of Greater Prayer Ministry, will speak.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have Youth and Young Adult Day. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Minister Michael Smith of New Birth M.B. Church in Gore Springs will speak. The colors will be black and red. Rehearsal will be at noon June 9.

Saint Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual revival. When: 6 p.m. June 17 and 7 p.m. June 18-21. Details: The evangelist for the week will be Rodney Richardson, pastor of Oak Grove in Steiner and Walker Chapel in Doddsville.

Monday, June 18

Sycamore Street Church of Christ will have Vacation Bible School. When: 6-8 p.m. June 18-22.

Friday, June 22

Locus Benedictus will host the Women of God, Women of Worth, Women of Beauty Retreat. When: 6 p.m. June 22 and noon  June 23. Details: The cost is $25. The retreat will be presented by Debby Myers.

Sunday, June 24

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church in Carrollton will celebrate its 149th anniversary. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Jessie Sawyer, pastor of Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Black Hawk, will speak.

Sunday, July 1

Helm Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Carrollton will hold its 137th church anniversary program. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Regina Tyler, pastor of Ambrose Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in McCarley, will deliver the message. Dinner will be served from 1-2:30 p.m. For more information, call Percy Norwood at 392-6625.

Sunday, July 22

Bethel Christian Church will have its annual Women’s Day program. When: 2 p.m. Details: The colors will be lavender and white.

Monday, July 23

Bethel Christian Church will have Vacation Bible School. When: 5:30-7 p.m. June 23-25.

Sunday, July 29

Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries will have Youth Church. When: 11 a.m. Details: Kenneth Stevenson Jr., a second-grader at Claudine Brown Elementary School, will speak.

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