Saturday, December 15

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will present a Christmas play, “Jesus is the Reason for the Season.” When: 5 p.m.

Word of Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have a bingo marathon. When: 6 p.m. Details: Cost is $10 per person, and there will be prizes.

Sunday, December 16

S.T.O.P. and Love Ministries will have a giveaway of coats and socks. When: 11 a.m. Details: Evangelist Tannisha Loggins will speak. The theme is “Coats of Many Colors,” and the Scripture is Genesis 37:31.

Jones Chapel No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Pastor and Wife Love Day. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The church’s pastor, the David Henderson, will speak.

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church will have a Christmas program at its worship service. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Dinner will be served.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for musician John Lewis. When: 2 p.m.

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have Sunday evening prayer for Advent. When: 4 p.m. Details: The Rev. Cam Janas will preach.

Greater Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will have a gospel singing program. When: 5:30 p.m. Details: Those featured will include The Generation Praise from Durant, Men on Mission from Grenada, Bessie Childress of Springfield, Missouri, and The Cobbins Brothers of Black Hawk. Mr. and Mrs. Turner Chapel also will be crowned.

Monday, December 17

A Bible study, led by the Rev. Cam Janas, will be held. When/where: 6 p.m. in the Friary Library at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.

Tuesday, December 18

Samuel Chapel United Methodist Church will hold its quarterly diabetes information session. When: 6 p.m.  Details: The public is invited and encouraged to participate, especially those persons diagnosed with diabetes, caretakers of diabetic family members and anyone interested in learning more about diabetes.  Family Nurse Practitioner Katrina Cotton will be the presenter.   There also will be refreshments, and educational resources will be available.

Sunday, December 23

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have Christmas services. When: 10 a.m. Details: Sunday school will not be held.

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church       will have its Christmas worship service. When: 11 a.m.

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church will have its Christmas program, “Emmanuel, God With Us.” When: 11 a.m. Details: The pastor, the Rev. Ozell Landfair Jr., will speak.

The youth of Bethel Christian Church will have a Christmas program. When: 11:30 a.m.

Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have a building fund program. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Billy Robinson, pastor of Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist  Church and Elkhorn Primitive Baptist Church in Kilmichael, will speak. The theme is “I Am Leaning and Depending on the Lord.” The Scripture is Proverbs 3:5-6.

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have Sunday evening prayer for Advent. When: 4 p.m. Details: The Rev. Kim Studwell will preach.

Sunday, December 30

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have Sunday evening prayer for Advent. When: 4 p.m. Details: The Rev. Cam Janas will preach.

Monday, December 31

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a watch meeting. When: 9 p.m.

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church will  have watch night services. When: 10 p.m.

Sunday, January 6

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church       will have Family and Friends Day. When: 11 a.m.

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