Friday, March 16

House of Prayer and Praise New Life Community Church will have a pre-pastoral anniversary celebration for its pastor, Apostle Ruby Brown, marking 20 years’ work. When: 7:30 tonight and March 30. Details: Apostle Angela Myles of Restoration Healing and Deliverance Ministries in Greenville will speak tonight and Apostle Darrel Moore Sr. of Labor of Love Revival Center of Greenwood will speak March 30.

Sunday, March 18

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Money will have Family and Friends Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: The Rev. Doug Lacey Sr. of Edwards will speak. The colors are black and silver.

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 82nd anniversary. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Frances Jones and Geraldine Spells, both member of the church, will speak. The theme is “The Church: The Light of the World” (Matthew 5:16).

Eden Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in McCarley will host a performance by the Young, Gifted and Black (YGB) Choir from Grinnell College in Iowa. When: 11 a.m.

Samuel Chapel United Methodist Church will promote awareness and support of Mississippi Valley State University by hosting an MVSU ”Spirit Day.” When: During the regular 11 a.m. service. Details: MVSU alumni, faculty, staff, students, friends, and supporters are welcome to attend by wearing green and white or Valley paraphernalia.

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.

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Jermanique Mitchell of St. Peter M.B. Church in Holcomb will speak.

Jones Chapel United Methodist Church will have its annual Men’s Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Willie Williams of New Jerusalem M.B. Church in Itta Bena, will speak. The theme will be “Christian Men Walking Together.” Dark suits will be the attire. Rehearsal will be at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Jerusalem Church of God in Christ will present a focus on missions, with the theme “Bearing the Kind of Fruit that Produces Life.” When: 2:30 p.m.

Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation day for musicians Kim Morris-Hawkins and Marvin Lewis. When: 3 p.m. Details: The special guests will be Mt. Elm M.B. Church of Dunleith and Locust Grove M.B. Church of Greenwood.

The Zion District Baptist Association will have its Women’s Day program. When/where: 3 p.m. at the Dr. L.V. Powell Zion District Baptist Association Building, 213 Justy St., Winona. Details: Progressive Baptist Dean Doris Hemphill Fields will speak. The theme is “Great Is Thy Faithfulness.”

Joytime Outreach Ministries will hold “Salad Galore.” When/where: 3 p.m. at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Monday, March 19

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will hold commitment/rededication revival services. When: 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday.  Details:  The evangelists will be the Rev. Clyde Tate, pastor of Greater Antioch M.B. Church in Jackson, on Monday; the Rev. Ceasar Felton, pastor of Tabernacle M.B. Church in Itta Bena, on Tuesday; the Rev. Dennis Grant, pastor of Jerusalem M.B. Church in Brandon, on Wednesday; and Bishop Milton Glass, pastor of New Green Grove Church of Faith, on Thursday.

Rock of Ages Church of God in Christ in Tchula will hold its spring revival. When: 7:30 p.m. March 19-23. Details: Elder Andrew Cooley from Duck Hill will be the guest evangelist for the week.

Friday, March 23

Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church No. 2 will have a community prayer and revival service. When: 6 p.m. March 21-23.

Saturday, March 24

Brooklyn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will offer free health screenings. When/where: 8 a.m.-noon at Samuel Chapel M.B. Church, 900 County Road 245. Details: Breakfast will be served, and door prizes will be given away.

Sunday, March 25

Jennings Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have its annual Usher Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: The Rev. Dr. Curtis West Jr., presiding elder of the Greenwood-Jackson District. will speak.

Saint Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for musician Woody Stokes. When: 11 a.m. Details: Choirs and soloists are each asked to prepare an “A” and “B” selection.

Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Moorhead will have Family and Friends Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. D’Andre Hill, senior pastor of Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church in Indianola, will speak. The theme is “Don’t Worry, Be Happy, God Got It.” The Scripture is Matthew 6:30.

Morgan Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher Day. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Sammy Anderson of St. John M.B. Church will speak.

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church’s deacon board will sponsor a building fund program. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Marlon Parker, pastor of St. Peter Rock M.B. Church in Cruger, will speak.

Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Lexington will have its Fruit of the Spirit program. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Betty Hampton, pastor of Sanders Chapel C.M.E. Church in Canton, will speak. The colors will be white and royal blue.

Monday, March 26

Valley View Missionary Baptist Church in Cruger will have its annual revival. When: 7:30 p.m. March 26-30. Details: The Rev. A.C. Craft, pastor of Jonah Chapel and Johnson Chapel churches, will speak. Deacons are invited to render the devotionals, and choirs are invited and asked to prepare an “A” and “B” selection.

Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church No. 2 will have its annual spring revival. When: 7 p.m. March 26-29. The evangelists will be: March 26,  Dr. Jerry Cousin, pastor of Belmont Baptist Church in Marks; March 27, Dr. Jevon Marshall, pastor of Antioch M.B. Church in Walls; March 28, the Rev. Dr. Kerrick Nevels, pastor of  Stranger's Home M.B. Church in Greenwood; and March 29, Dr. Henry Knox, pastor of St. Peter M.B. Church in Pace.

Friday, March 30

The Zion District Baptist Association will have a Good Friday program titled “The Seven Last Sayings of Jesus.” When/where: 6 p.m. at the Dr. L.V. Powell Zion District Baptist Association Building, 213 Justy St., Winona. Details: Ministers of Zion will speak.

Saturday, March 31

S.T.O.P. and Love Apostolic Ministries will have its Prayer W.A.R. (Women Acting Radical) Conference. When: Noon. Details: The theme is “Warring Women Win!” Speakers will be L’isha Jordan of Southaven, Dr. Tamicka Walls of Greenwood and Pastor Vikkie Johnson of Durant. Camouflage attire is encouraged.

Providence Missionary Baptist Church’s Drama Department will present a live Easter production, “The Life of Jesus Christ: The Creation, Birth, Walk and Crucifixion.” When: 4 p.m.

Sunday, April 1

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have an Easter sunrise program. When: 6:30 a.m. Details: Breakfast will be served, and there will be an egg hunt afterward.

Carrollton Baptist Church invites the community to attend the annual Community Sunrise Service. When: 7 a.m. Details:  The regular Sunday school and morning worship service will be held at 9:45 and 11 a.m., respectively, with no evening service.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have an Easter program. When: 11:30 a.m.

Bethel Christian Church will have an Easter program, with the Youth Department in charge. When: Noon.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena will have its spring revival. When: 6 p.m. April 1 and 7 p.m. April 2-5. Details: The speakers for the week will be: April 1-2, The Rev. Kenneth Milton, New Zion M.B. Church; April 3, The Rev. Louis Coleman, Mount Carmel M.B. Church and New St. John M.B. Church; and, April 4-5, the Rev. Robert Anderson, Mount Calvary M.B. Church.

Sunday, April 8

Good Hope United Methodist Church in Vaiden will have Family and Friends Day. When: 1 p.m.

St. George Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Pastor Marilyn Jones-Bryant of MJB Ministries will speak.

Brooklyn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a fourth-anniversary celebration for its pastor and his wife. When: 2 p.m. Details: Dell Walker, senior minister at New Green Grove Church of Faith, will deliver the message.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Winona will have its spring revival. When: 6 p.m April 8 and 7 p.m. April 9-10. Details: The guest speaker will be Rev. James C. Williams of San Antonio. He is the author of “The Constitution of the Kingdom of Heaven: An Expositional Commentary on the Sermon on the Mount.”  He will be available for book sales and signing.  

Sunday, April 15

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its 50th State Pageant. When: 11 a.m.

Friday, April 20

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual women’s conference. When: 7:30 p.m. Details: Evangelist Annie Dixon of Morgan City, Betty Payne of Cleveland and Pastor Nellie Morgan of Greenwood will speak.

Sunday, April 22

St. George Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a 10th-anniversary celebration for its pastor, Aaron Brown, and his wife, Annie. When: 2 p.m. Details: Elder Rena Baker Henderson of East Percy Street Christian Church will speak.

Sunday, April 29

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its fifth-Sunday service. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Elder Randy Banks will speak.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Choir Day. When: 2 p.m.

Saturday, May 5

Good Hope United Methodist Church will have a fish fry. When/where: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the BK Center, 16388 Highway 17, Coila. Details: Plates cost $8.50 each.

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