Friday, February 8

Cruger First Apostolic Church will continue its revival. When: 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Details: Evangelist Bobbie Barney of Chicago, an internationally renowned minister, will speak.

Saturday, February 9

The Ladies’ Auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus, Council 5267, will host its second annual women’s retreat at Locus Benedictus Retreat Center. When: 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., concluding with a Vigil Mass. Details:  Well-known Catholic evangelist Andi Oney will present “Mary’s Life in the Holy Spirit — A Model for Us.”  The cost is $35 and includes lunch.  The retreat is open to all women 18 and older.  For more information, visit  www.locusbenedictus.org or call 299-1232.

Jennings Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have a pre-Valentine prayer breakfast. When: 9 a.m. to noon.   Details: A pancake breakfast will be served for a $5 donation.

A health chat will take place.  When: 10 to 11 a.m.  Where: Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, 1407 Levee Road.  Details: Dr. Abhash Thakur, a cardiologist with Greenwood Leflore Hospital, will speak on “Keeping Your Heart Healthy.”  For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548 or visit www.glh.org/events.

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will have a Sweetie Love Tea. When: 5 p.m. Details: There will be fun, food, music and games. The Scripture is 1 John 4:8.  

Touching All Generations Ministries’ It’s A RED Affair Conference, scheduled for Saturday, has been postponed. The new date will be announced later.

Sunday, February 10

St. John Missionary Baptist Church will have a black history program. When: 11 a.m.

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will present the MADDRAMA Performance Troupe in observance of Black History Month. When: 11 a.m.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a Love Day celebration for Lula Friend. When: 11:30 a.m.  

Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church, east of Sidon, will have a black history program.  When: 11:30 p.m. Details: The theme is “Common Touch Day.”

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Jalesiya Perryman, a member of New Green Grove Church of Faith, will speak. The colors will be khaki and white. Rehearsal will be at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church in Carrollton will  celebrate the first pastoral anniversary of Ozell Landfair Jr. and his wife, Angela. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Ozell Landfair Sr., pastor of Griffin Chapel United Methodist Church of Starkville, will speak.

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have its church dedication and memorial program. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Calvin Collins, pastor of New Zion M.B. Church, will speak.

Monday, February 11

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

Wednesday, February 13

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

Shiloh Seventh-day Adventist Church will present Christian Home and Marriage Week. When: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, with Saturday services at the regular time. Details: The Sabbath speaker will be Pastor Shawn Jackson Moss. Lunch will be provided after service.

Friday, February 15

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Choir Night. When: 7 p.m. Details: All area churches are each invited to prepare an “A” and “B” selection.

Sunday, February 17

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Young Adult Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Carmen Ware will speak. For those wanting to participate in the choir, rehearsal will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries (MJB Ministries) will host “Unsung Heroes of History,” featuring the Men of Faith Ministry. When: 10:59 a.m.

Travelers’ Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The theme will be  Family and Friends Working Together to Advance the Kingdom.”

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.

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its American Heart Association program. When: 11 a.m. Details: The color will be red.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The church’s pastor, the Rev. W.M. Brown, will speak.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Tchula will have its annual black history program. When: 11:30 a.m.

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in McCarley will have its annual black history program. When: 11:30 a.m.

Springhill Baptist Church will celebrate its 154th anniversary. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Dr. Alfred Hall II, pastor of Philadelphia Baptist Church in Oxford, will speak. Lunch will be served.

Vaiden Friendship will have a black history program. When: 1:30 p.m.  Details: The speaker will be Judge Lillie Blackmon Sanders of Natchez, formely of Black Hawk.

Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have a black history program. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Laura Curry, a retired educator from the Carroll County School District and a member of Mount Zion M.B. Church in Vaiden, will speak. The theme is “I’ve Seen the Promised Land,” and the Scripture is Genesis 12:7 and 50:24.

Helm Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Carrollton will celebrate Women Day. When: 3 p.m.  Details: The theme will be “The Consequences of Trying to Help God Do His Job.”   The theme verses are Genesis 16: -11.  The speaker will be Elaine Dyson, first lady of Ebenezer, Spring Hill and Helm Chapel CME Churches.

Touching All Generations Ministries will have a 10th-anniversary celebration for Prophetess Sharese Moore, When: 3 p.m. Details: The mistress of ceremonies will be Apostle Elaine Gray of Schlater. Special guests will be The Heavenly Voices, Greenwood; Marilyn Burks Ministries, Olive Branch; Pastor Betty Hamilton and The McGowan Singers, Philipp; The Mighty Imperials, Morgan City; Apostle Mildred Burks and Serenity, Inverness; Bishop Kimberly Randle and The Voices, Indianola; Tyshonn Murphy and Family, Indianola; The Tyler Family, Cleveland; and Changed Men In Christ, Greenville. Praise and worship will be done by Kevin Robinson of Itta Bena. For more information contact Prophetess Sharese Moore at 254-6110 or send email to evangelist_sharese_moore@hotmail.com.

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Choir Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: All area churches are each invited to prepare an “A” and “B” selection.

Community Baptist Church will have its Mid-Winter Revival. When: 6 p.m. Feb. 17 and 7:15 p.m. Feb. 18-20. Details: The Rev. Scottie Williams Sr. of Chicago will be the guest evangelist. The theme is “Lord Revive Us Again.”

Monday, February 18

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

Tuesday, February 19

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Schlater will have a three-night pre-anniversary program for its pastor, the Rev. W.M. Brown, and his wife. When: 7 p.m. Feb. 19-21. Details: The speakers will be: Feb. 19, the Rev. Betty Hamilton; Feb. 20, the Rev. Mary Clark; and Feb. 21, the Rev. Sammie Montgomery.

Wednesday, February 20

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

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.

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.

Sunday, March 3

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.

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.

Tuesday, March 12

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

Saturday, March 30

Second Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will have a ninth-anniversary appreciation program for musician Floyd “Magic Hands” Keys. When: 3 p.m. Details: All soloists and choirs are welcome.

Sunday, March 31

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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