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, a member 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.

East Percy Street Christian Church will have a Mother’s Day service. When: 11 a.m. Details: Vinnie White, a member of Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

Salem Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth and Young Adult Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The event will honor graduates Tavoris Roach Jr. and Jimeka Harris. The theme is “Young Soldiers Using Praise as Their Weapon,” and the Scripture is 2 Chronicles 20:15-24. The colors will be red and white. The mass choir will rehearse at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church in Carrollton will honor its mothers in commemoration of Mother's Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The pastor, the Rev. Ozell Landfair, Jr., will speak.

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Mother’s Day celebration. When: During the 11:15 a.m. service.  Details: Dinner will be served.

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.

Saturday, May 19

Greater Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will have a fish fry and its 50 States Pageant. When: The fish fry will begin at 11 a.m. and the pageant at 4 p.m. Details: Those wanting to participate in the pageant must fill out and return registration forms. See Geraldine Reynolds or Earnestine Quinn for more details.

New Shiloh Baptist Church will host a performance by singer Terry Terrell. When: 7 p.m. Details: A love offering will be taken. Food and fellowship will follow.

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.

Payne Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Lillie Robie-Stanley will speak on “The Essence of a Godly Woman.”

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.

Monday, May 21

St. George Chapel Church will have its annual three-night revival. When: 7:15 p.m. May 21-23. Details: Pastor Sammie Montgomery of Myles Tabernacle Church 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. Details: The Rev. Floyd Meeks will speak, and the colors will be navy and light blue.

Greater Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Minister Dell Walker, a member of New Green Grove Church of Faith, will speak. The colors are pink and white.

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.

Saturday, June 9

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church will have youth night. When: 6 p.m. Details: 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

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."

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.

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