Saturday, February 23

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church will have a communitywide health fair, which will include free health screenings. When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sunday, February 24

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual black history and heritage celebration. When: 11 a.m. Details: The church’s pastor, the Rev. Ozell Landfair Jr., will speak.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena will host its annual black history program. When: 11 a.m. Details: The guest speaker will be Terrence Hurssey, director of facilities management at Mississippi Valley State University. The theme is “Lord Hear Our Cries...Rooted in the Past to Inspire Future Strength.”

Wesley United Methodist Church will have a black heritage program. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Wesley United Children and Youth and the Apraising Grace Praise Team of Glendora will be featured.

Bethel Christian Church will have a black history program, sponsored by the youth department. When: 2 p.m.  Details: Dr. Preston Cobbins will speak.

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church will have a fourth-anniversary celebration for its pastor, the Rev. W.M. Brown, and his wife. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Jerry Williams, pastor of Green Grove and Bethlehem M.B. Church in Doddsville, will  speak.

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Usher Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Pastor Jonathan Parker of Samuel Chapel United Methodist Church in Itta Bena will  speak.

The New Zion Missionary Baptist Church choirs will have their annual choir day observance. When: 3 p.m. Details: Special guests will be the North Hopewell M. B. Church choir from Taylor; Fred Fluker of St. Peter Church of God in Christ in McCarley; and the Greenwood Melody Kings and Jan McMiller of Strangers’ Home M. B. Church in Greenwood.

Monday, February 25

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have a Bible study in the Friary Library.   When: 6 p.m.

Wednesday, February 27

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

Thursday, February 28

The Leflore County St. John District Association of Christian Education Mid-Winter Conference will be held. When/where: 6 p.m. at Tabernacle M.B. Church in Itta Bena. Details: The guest speaker will be the Rev. Kenneth Milton Sr., pastor of Morning Star M.B. Church.  The public is invited to attend.  For more information, contact Rev. Calvin E. Collins, congress president,  at 662-455-9311.

Saturday, March 2

Greater Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will sell fish plates in the fellowship hall. Details: Donation: $6.

Sunday, March 3

Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church No. 2 will have its 18th annual Love Day for its pastor, the Rev. Dr. Leroy Williams Jr., and his wife, Mary Williams. When: 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Details: The morning service message will be brought by the Rev. Myles Spikes of St Luke M.B. Church of Greenville. At the afternoon program, the Love Day message will be brought by the Rev. Dr. Otis Davis of Pleasant Green M.B. Church of Canton. All churches are invited. The colors will be lavender and gray.

Vaiden Friendship will have a pastoral anniversary and appreciation program. When: 2 p.m. Details: The speaker will be announced later.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena will celebrate its anniversary. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The speaker will be Pastor Marlon J. Parker of St. Peter Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Cruger.

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in McCarley will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Gregory McGee, pastor of Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Winona, will speak.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: Minister Kyle Purnell will speak.

Monday, March 4

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have a Bible study in the Friary Library.   When: 6 p.m.

Wednesday, March 6

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 9

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a Pastor’s Aide program for its pastor, the Rev. Keith Clark. When: 6 p.m. Details: The Rev. Jermanique Mitchell, pastor of St. Peter M.B. Church in Holcomb, will be the guest minister.

Sunday, March 10

Greater New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 90th anniversary. When: 2 p.m. Details: Evangelist Genevea Winchester, pastor of St. Paul Cathedral in Itta Bena, will speak.

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

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church in Carrollton will observe its annual Family & Friends Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Bishop Milton Glass, pastor of New Green Grove Church of Faith, will speak.

Wesley United Methodist Church will host the Rust College A’Capella Choir in its annual concert. When: 4 p.m.

Monday, March 11

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have a Bible study in the Friary Library.   When: 6 p.m.

Tuesday, March 12

New Direction Church will have its spring revival. When: 7 p.m. March 12-14. Details: The speakers will be: March 12, Pastor Clarence Hudson of Good Hope in Webb; March 13, Pastor Randy Westbrook of Pillow Chapel in Greenwood; and March 14, Evangelist Johnny Delaney of Tchula.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a youth revival. When: 7:30 p.m. March 12-14. Details: Pastor Usher Sawyer will speak.

Wednesday, March 13

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

Sunday, March 17

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 83rd anniversary. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Stacy Leahman-Haynes, a member of the church, will speak.

New Beginning Church of Holiness will celebrate its 22nd anniversary. When/where: 2 p.m. at the Jodie Wilson Library Auditorium. Details: Pastor Sammy Montgomery will speak.

Monday, March 18

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have a Bible study in the Friary Library.   When: 6 p.m.

Wednesday, March 20

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

Monday, March 25

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have a Bible study in the Friary Library.   When: 6 p.m.

Wednesday, March 27

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 30

Second Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will have a ninth-anniversary appreciation program for musician Floyd “Magic Hands” Keys. When: 3 p.m. Details: All soloists and choirs are welcome. The colors are yellow, tan, brown and ivory. Refreshments will be served.

Sunday, March 31

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. Kenneth Milton Sr. will speak.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Choir Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Guess John and the Gospel Tens will be the special guests.

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