Sunday, July 1

Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Lexington will have first-anniversary appreciation programs for its pastor, the Rev. Jeffery Powell, and his wife, the Rev. Laura Powell, the associate pastor. When: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Louis Green of Jeff Chapel C.M.E. Church will speak at the morning service, and the Rev. Danny Willis of St. Paul C.M.E. Church in Bentonia will speak in the afternoon. The theme is “I will give you pastors according to mine heart,” and the Scripture is Jeremiah 3:15.

Rock of Salvation Family Worship Center will have a health seminar. When: 2:30 p.m.. Details: Sharah E. Horton, a registered nurse, will be the presenter.

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.

Union Grove Church in Moorhead will have Family and Friends Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Herman Cole will speak. The theme is “A Flock Worth Flying With,” and the Scripture is Ezekiel 34:1-14.

Monday, July 2

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a revival. When: 7:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Details: Minister Kyle Pernell of Moorhead will speak.

Thursday, July 5

Living Witnesses for Christ Worship Center will host Vacation Bible School. When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday-Friday. Details: It is open to ages 5 and up. Call 662-385-5696 to register your child.  Food will be provided from 11 a.m. to noon  (up to age 18). It is open to the public.

Saturday, July 7

Living Witnesses for Christ Worship Center  will host a community day event. When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Details: There will be games, water slides, food, and much more.  Everything is free.

City of Refuge Ministries will celebrate its 10th anniversary. When: 6:30 p.m. July 7 and 2 p.m. July 8. Details: There will be a 10th Year Reunion Choir Concert on July 7. On July 8, there will be a service featuring Pastor Robert Pyles of Abundant Faith Church of Integrity from Milwaukee as guest speaker.

Sunday, July 8

Jennings Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have its annual Men and Women Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Robert Maiten will speak. The theme is “Equipping and Empowering Men and Women to Go Make Disciples,” and the Scripture is Ephesians 4:12.

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Linda Summerville, a member of New Foundation M.B. Church, will speak. The colors will be white accented with variations of the rainbow. Rehearsal will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

St. John  Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will feature the Rev. Jonathan Ivory, associate pastor of New Sunrise M.B. Church in Dallas, as speaker at its regular service. When: 11 a.m.

Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host the Rev. Gregory Elders as speaker at its regular service. When: 11:30 a.m.

McClain Missionary Baptist Church will have a 10th-anniversary celebration for its pastor, the Rev. Tony Ray. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The Rev. Joe Mays, pastor of Old Morning Star M.B. Church in Leland and St. Mark Church of Elizabeth, will speak.

Brooklyn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Men and Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m.  Details: The Rev. S.C. Perkins, pastor of Mitchell Springs M.B. Church and Mt. Arratt M.B. Church, will be the guest minister.

St. John  Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will have its annual Choir Day. When: 2 p.m.

 

Traveler’s Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher Day, featuring the City Wide Choir. When: 3 p.m.

Monday, July 9

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. July 9-12. Details: The speakers will be: July 9, Dr. Danny Johnson of Newport M.B. Church in Lexington; July 10, Dr. Jerry Crockett of Second Chance Ministries in Itta Bena and Beulah Grove M.B. Church in Thornton; and, July 11-12, Dr. Joe L. Jackson of Antioch M.B. Church and Goodhope M.B. Church in Mileston and Zion Traveler M.B. Church in Belzoni.

Tuesday, July 10

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its youth ministry revival. When: 7 p.m. July 10-12.

Sunday, July 15

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Money will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Joycelyn Scott, a member of Salem M.B. Church, will speak. The colors will be white and lime green. Rehearsal will be at 1 p.m. July 14.

Jones Chapel No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church  will have its Youth and Young Adults Day. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The speaker will be Kelsey Ciera Glass, a member of New Green Grove Church of Faith. She is a senior at Jackson State University and the daughter of Robert and Linda Glass. The theme is “Now Is The Time,” and the theme Scripture is 1 Timothy 4:12. A mass choir rehearsal will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 11. The colors are black, white, yellow and turquoise.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 112th anniversary. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The pastor, the Rev. W.M. Brown, will speak.

Pleasant Grove Church in Carrollton will have Youth Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: The speaker will be Minister Sam Morris.

Greater New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena will have its annual Usher Day Program. When: 2 p.m. Details: The speaker will be the Rev. Clarence “C.J.” Johnson of New Home M.B. Church.

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in Winona will have an appreciation program for its pastor, the Rev. George Blake, and his wife. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Elder Kenneth McClung, pastor of Bethel Christian Church in Coila, will speak.

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church in Carrollton will hold revival services. When: 6 p.m. July 15 and 7 p.m. July 16-19. Details: The church pastor, the Rev. Ozell Landfair Jr., will be the evangelist for the week.

Monday, July 16

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School. When: 6 p.m. July 16-20.

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.

Tuesday, July 24

Morgan Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. July 24-26. Details: The speakers will be: July 24, Pastor Willie Williams; July 25, Pastor Edward Bowen; and July 26, Pastor Rodney Richardson.

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 and a member of the church, will speak.

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Minister Kyle Pernell of First United Missionary Baptist Church in Moorhead will speak.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its Fifth Sunday Community Fellowship Service. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. William E. Morris, pastor of Locust Grove and Springhill M.B. churches, will speak.

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its back-to-school picnic. When: To be announced.

Sunday, August 5

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. Dr. Mary Tyes-Williams of Perry Chapel Church in Berclair will speak. The program theme is “Faithful and Steadfast Women: Doing God’s Will,” and the Scripture is Psalms 31:23. The colors are white and rainbow.

Sunday, August 12

Payne Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Aug. 12-15. Details: The speakers will be: Aug. 12, Pastor Jessie Payne; Aug. 13, Pastor Louis Coleman; Aug. 14, the Rev. Charles Montgomery; and Aug. 15, Pastor John Tyler.

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