Saturday, March 2

Locus Benedictus Retreat Center and Greenwood Leflore Hospital will host a Health Chat.  When/where: 10 to 11 a.m. at Locus Benedictus, located at 1407 Levee Road in Greenwood.  Details: Dr. Terry McMillin of Greenwood OB/GYN Associates will discuss women’s cervical health.  For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548 or visit www.glh.org/events.  

Jones Chapel United Methodist Church in Carrollton will have its annual youth barbecue plate sale. When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details: Plates cost $7 each.

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.

Second Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will have a fourth-anniversary celebration for its pastor, Raphael Johnson. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The colors will be black and white.

Vaiden Friendship will have a pastoral anniversary and appreciation program. When: 2 p.m.

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

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will hold a Lenten Lunch & Learn event. When/where: Noon in the Parish Center, 310 Henderson St. Details: “The Mass,” a DVD presentation by Bishop Robert Baron, will be shown. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided.

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

Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its spring revival. When:  7:15 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Details: The Rev. Dr. Melvin Matthews, pastor of Bell Grove M.B. Church of Indianola, will be the guest evangelist.

Wednesday, March 6

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will hold Ash Wednesday services. When: Noon and 6 p.m.

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

Friday, March 8

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will present the Stations of the Cross. When: Noon.

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.

City of Refuge Ministries will have an appreciation celebration for its pastor, Bishop Randy Adams, and his wife, Mable. When: 2 p.m. Details:  Jacqueline Brownlow-McClee will speak.

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

Community Baptist Church will celebrate its 13th anniversary. When: 2 p.m.  Details: The Rev. Calvin Garner, pastor of Mount Elem M.B. Church in Canton, will speak, and his church’s choir will sing.

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.

Zion Chapel Methodist Church in McCarley will have its Family and Friends Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Kenneth McClung, pastor of Bethel Christian Church in Coila, 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

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will hold a Lenten Lunch & Learn event. When/where: Noon in the Parish Center, 310 Henderson St. Details: “The Mass,” a DVD presentation by Bishop Robert Baron, will be shown. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided.

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.

Friday, March 15

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will present the Stations of the Cross. When: Noon.

Saturday, March 16

The Greenwood District of United Methodist Women will have a “Day of Prayer and Self-Denial.” When/where: 9:30 a.m. to noon at DeCell United Methodist Church.

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.

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Money will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: The church’s pastor, the Rev. Kenneth Knox, will speak.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its Pack-A-Pew building fund program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Pastor Jonathan Hopkins of Upon This Rock 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

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will hold a Lenten Lunch & Learn event. When/where: Noon in the Parish Center, 310 Henderson St. Details: “The Mass,” a DVD presentation by Bishop Robert Baron, will be shown. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided.

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.

Friday, March 22

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will present the Stations of the Cross. When: Noon.

Sunday, March 24

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher Day. When: 2 p.m.

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have a building fund program. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Willie B. Kinner Sr. of Canton will speak.

Monday, March 25

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will hold a Lenten Lunch & Learn event. When/where: Noon in the Parish Center, 310 Henderson St. Details: “The Mass,” a DVD presentation by Bishop Robert Baron, will be shown. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided.

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.

Friday, March 29

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will present the Stations of the Cross. When: Noon.

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: John and the Gospel Ten will be the special guests.

Monday, April 1

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will hold a Lenten Lunch & Learn event. When/where: Noon in the Parish Center, 310 Henderson St. Details: “The Mass,” a DVD presentation by Bishop Robert Baron, will be shown. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided.

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

Wednesday, April 3

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

Friday, April 5

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will present the Stations of the Cross. When: Noon.

Monday, April 8

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will hold a Lenten Lunch & Learn event. When/where: Noon in the Parish Center, 310 Henderson St. Details: “The Mass,” a DVD presentation by Bishop Robert Baron, will be shown. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided.

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

Wednesday, April 10

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

Friday, April 12

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will present the Stations of the Cross. When: Noon.

Monday, April 15

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

Wednesday, April 17

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

Sunday, April 28

Greater Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate its annual Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Vinnie White, a member of Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church, will speak .

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