Saturday, July 21

Word of Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Details: There will be a picnic and entertainment Saturday and a service Sunday. Pastor Reginald Stanley of Mount Pisgah M.B. Church in Sidon will speak Sunday.

Sunday, July 22

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Missionary Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Gail Rayford-Ambeau will speak.

New Green Grove Church of Faith will have its annual Youth Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The speaker will be Areyanna Quinn.  Choir rehearsal for all visiting churches will be held at 1 p.m. July 21. The colors will be coral, khaki and white.

Calvary Baptist Church in Carroll County will have a revival. When: 11 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Sunday-Wednesday. Details: Chuck Provine will be speaking and teaching, and Wesley Davis will lead the music.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will sell dinners in the fellowship hall. When: 11 a.m. Details: The menu consists of lemon pepper chicken, roast beef with gravy, rice or creamed potatoes, green beans or lima beans, rolls, dessert and drinks.

Bethel Christian Church will have its annual Women’s Day program. When: 2 p.m. Details: The colors will be lavender and white. Evangelist Dell Walker of New Green Grove Church of Faith will speak.

Philipp United Missionary Baptist Church will have  an anniversary celebration for its pastor, Betty Hamilton. When: 2 p.m.  Details: Pastor Rodney Richards of Oak Grove Church in Steiner, Walker Chapel in Doddsville, Pilgrim Rest in Drew and Pleasant Grove in Stephenville will speak.

Monday, July 23

Bethel Christian Church will have Vacation Bible School. When: 5:30-7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday.

The Winston County Self Help Cooperative will conduct a vegetable canning workshop at Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church.  When/where: 6 p.m. in the fellowship building at the back of the church. Details: Anyone who is interested in learning how to can is welcome.   Door prizes will be given away.  For more information, contact Barbara Ware at 662-688-7471.  Gardeners are welcome.

Tuesday, July 24

Morgan Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Details: The speakers will be: Tuesday, Pastor Willie Williams; Wednesday, Pastor Edward Bowen; and Thursday, Pastor Rodney Richardson.

Wednesday, July 25

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will have a three-night back-to-school program. When: 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. Details: The speakers will be: Wednesday, Pastor A.C. Craft; Thursday, Pastor David Henderson; and, Friday, Pastor G.L. Sanders.

Sunday, July 29

Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries will have Youth Church. When: 11 a.m. Details: Kenneth Stevenson Jr., a second-grader at Claudine Brown Elementary School and a member of the church, will speak.

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Minister Kyle Pernell of First United Missionary Baptist Church in Moorhead will speak.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its Fifth Sunday Community Fellowship Service. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. William E. Morris, pastor of Locust Grove and Springhill M.B. churches, will speak.

Holcomb Baptist Church will have a revival. When: 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. July 29 and 7 p.m. July 30-Aug. 1. Details: John Boler from Grenada will speak, and Dianna Parker will lead the music.

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

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will give away school supplies. When: 2 p.m.

St. Peter Rock Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Choir Day. When: 2 p.m.

Greater Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ will have a Men and Women Day program. When: 2 p.m. Details: Elder Clarence Benson Sr., pastor of St. James Temple of Deliverance COGIC, will speak.

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Money will host the Greenwood City Wide Ushers’ 57th-anniversary program. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Kenneth W. Knox, pastor of Mount Calvary, will speak.

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its back-to-school picnic. When: To be announced.

Saturday, August 4

Word of Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have Movie Night. When: 6 p.m. Details: The $5 admission charge includes refreshments. Everyone is invited to enjoy "Jurassic World," an action-packed movie.

Sunday, August 5

Centerville Baptist Church  in Carroll County will have its homecoming. When: 10:30 a.m. Details: Zane Hodge will speak, and a covered-dish lunch will follow.

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. Dr. Mary Tyes-Williams of Perry Chapel Church in Berclair will speak. The program theme is “Faithful and Steadfast Women: Doing God’s Will,” and the Scripture is Psalms 31:23. The colors are white and rainbow.

Pleasant Grove Church in Carrollton will have an appreciation program for musicians Woody Stokes and Joe Williams. When: 2 p.m.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will have a 34th-anniversary celebration for its pastor, the Rev. J.H. Brown, and his wife. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Phillip M. Magee, pastor of Pleasant Plain M.B. Church in the Browning community, will speak.

Wesley United Methodist Church will have its annual Usher Day, featuring the City Wide Usher Choir. When/where: 3 p.m. at DeCell United Methodist Church.

Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church on East McLaurin will celebrate its 80th anniversary. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Myles Spikes of Greenville, a former member of Jones Chapel, will speak and will be accompanied by a guest choir.

Tuesday, August 7

Miles Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have pre-appreciation and appreciation programs for its pastor, the Rev. Sammy Montgomery, and his wife. When: The pre-appreciation programs will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 7-9; the anniversary program will be at 2 p.m. Aug. 12. Details: The speakers will be: Tuesday, Pastor J.H. Gibson; Aug. 8, Pastor W.M. Brown; Aug. 9, Evangelist Peggy Jones; and, Aug. 12, Pastor McArthur McKinley.

Wednesday, August 8

Bethel Christian Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Aug. 8-10. Details: The speakers will be: Aug. 8, Pastor Gregory McGee Sr. of Mount Moriah Church in Winona; Aug. 9, the Rev. Sammie Blake, Burning Bush M.B. Church in Grenada; and, Aug. 10, the Rev. Ozell Landfair Jr. of Bear Marsh M.B. Church in Carrollton.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will have a revival. When: 7 p.m. Aug. 8-10. Details: The speakers will be: Aug. 8, the Rev. Willie Johnson; Aug. 9, the Rev. Mitchell L. Houston; and, Aug. 10, the Rev. Robert Anderson.

Sunday, August 12

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual homecoming program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Pastor Otis Emery of Mount Zion Church in Percy will speak.

Good Hope United Methodist Church will have its annual homecoming. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Jessie Sawyer, pastor of Mount Pleasant M.B. Church in Black Hawk, will speak.

Jones Chapel United Methodist Church will have its annual revival. When: 6 p.m. Aug. 12 and 7 p.m. Aug. 13-16. Details: Bishop Milton Glass, pastor of New Green Grove Church of Faith, will speak.

Greater New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena will have a 13th-anniversary appreciation program for its pastor and first lady, the Rev. Willie and Laquita Williams. When: 2 p.m. Details: The speaker will be the Rev. E.J. Ware of Word of Faith M.B. Church. The colors will be teal, white and black.

Payne Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Aug. 12-15. Details: The speakers will be: Aug. 12, Pastor Jessie Payne; Aug. 13, Pastor Louis Coleman; Aug. 14, the Rev. Charles Montgomery; and Aug. 15, Pastor John Tyler.

Sunday, August 13

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a revival. When: 7 p.m. Aug. 13-15. Details: Pastor A.C. Craft will speak.

Wednesday, August 15

St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Winona will host its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Aug. 15-17.  Details: The guest evangelist  will be the Rev. Norman Small, pastor of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist in Cascilla and Old St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church in Tippo.

Friday, August 17

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have pre-anniversary and anniversary programs for its youth pastor, Evangelist Sherry Maggitt. When: The pre-anniversary program will be at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 17, and the anniversary celebration will be at 11:30 a.m. Aug. 19. Details: Pastor J.H. Gibson of Nehemiah M.B. Church will speak Aug. 17, and Holmes Chapel’s pastor, Elder Mary L. Clark, will speak Aug. 19.

Tuesday, August 21

Philipp United Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Aug. 21-23. Details: Pastor James Williba of Christ Love Divine Church in St. Louis will be the special guest.

Sunday, August 26

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual booster program, featuring John and the Gospel Ten. When: 2 p.m.

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its Mission Day program. When: 2 p.m. Details: Evangelist Nallie Gilbert will speak.

Sunday, September 16

Bethel Christian Church will have its annual Men’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. T.C. Collins will speak. The colors will be black and tan.

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