Friday, October 5

Apostle Laverne James and the Kingdom Life Full Deliverance International Training Center will present Kingdom Encounter 2018. When/where: 7 p.m. at the Leflore County Civic Center.

Saturday, October 6

Locus Benedictus Retreat Center and Greenwood Leflore Hospital will host a Health Chat.  When/where: 10-11 a.m. at Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, 1407 Levee Road.  Details: Dr. Joseph L. Assini of Greenwood Leflore Foot Center will discuss common foot problems.   For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548 or visit www.glh.org/events.  

Vincent United Methodist Church will sell fish plates. When/where: 10:30 a.m. in downtown North Carrollton next to Tom's Tire Shop.

Sunday, October 7

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual homecoming celebration. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Alvonia Hurt will speak. Parents and guardians of former church members are urged to help contact them and invite them to attend.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will have a 12th-anniversary celebration for its pastor, the Rev. Valmadge Towner. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: The Rev. George Cain of Hopewell Baptist Church in Brooksville will speak. The raffle originally scheduled for Sept. 29 will be held this Saturday.

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for musicians Robert and Katie McKinley. When: 1:30 p.m.

Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church will have Men’s and Women’s Day. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Willie Williams will speak.

Bethel Christian Church will have its annual homecoming praise and worship service. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Mark Williamson of Winona Baptist Church will speak. The colors are turquoise and black.

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Carrollton will celebrate its annual Choir Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: All choirs, soloists and groups are invited.

Greater Pentecostal Temple Church of God in Christ will have an appreciation service for its pastor, Elder Eddie B. Scales Sr., and his wife. When: 2 p.m. Details: Elder Anthony Jones Sr., pastor of St. Luke Church of God in Christ, will speak.

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in McCarley will have its annual Men and Women Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Regina Tyler, pastor of Ambrose C.M.E. Church in McCarley, will speak, and her church’s choir also will be there.

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Men’s Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Dr. Derrick Jackson, a native of Itta Bena who is pastor of First Baptist Church in Gallatin, Tennessee, and  executive director and CEO of the Sunday School Publishing Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

Jones Chapel No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church will have Men’s Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Kenneth Milton will speak.

Saturday, October 13

Living Faith Cathedral will have a fall health fair. When: 8 a.m. to noon. Details: Greenwood Leflore Hospital and other vendors will be on hand. Blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose checks will be offered, and health information will be available.

Burks Chapter No. 507 of the Order of the Eastern Star in Carrollton will have a Women in Hats program. When/where: 4 p.m. at Helm Chapel Church.

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for musician Chris Rose. When: 6 p.m.

Labor of Love Worship Center will have its 100 Women in Red Women’s Conference. When: 7 p.m. Details: The speakers will be Evangelist Rosa Westbrook of New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Prophetess Angela Austin of Memphis, and Pastor Genevea Winchester of St. Paul Cathedral in Itta Bena.

Sunday, October 14

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have its Women's Day program. When: 11 a.m.  Details: The keynote speaker will be Cassandra Perkins, the inventory manager for the city of Greenwood and a member of New Zion. She will address the theme “Women of God Paving the Way to Holiness Through Righteous Living.”

Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 144th anniversary. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. Alex Cook of Houston, Mississippi, will speak.

Immanuel Baptist Church will have its Annual Day Celebration. When: 11 a.m. Details: A covered-dish lunch will follow.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a Love Day for Elder Randy Banks. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Evangelist Sharon Robinson will speak.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its anniversary. When: 2 p.m. Details: Pastor Lee E. Morris Jr. of Mount Olivet Church in Greenville will speak.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Men’s Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: Attorney Abe McGlothin Jr. will speak. Rehearsal will be at 7 p.m. Thursday.

Greater Nazareth Missionary Baptist Church in Tchula will have an appreciation program for its pastor and his wife. When: 3 p.m. Details: Dinner will be served.

Wednesday, October 17

House of Prayer and Praise New Life Community Church will have Marriage Conference 2018, titled “I Still Do.” When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17-19. Details: The speakers will be: Oct. 17, Assistant Pastor Bernadette Loggins of House Of Prayer And Praise; Oct. 18, Prophetess Stephanie Saunders of Inhabited Praise And Prayer Ministries International; and, Oct. 19, Apostle Charlie Saunders of Inhabited Praise And Prayer Ministries International.

Saturday, October 20

Saint Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church will  feature the Rev. Linda G. Totten-Hudson as a guest speaker. When: 11 a.m. Details:  This program will be held in honor of the homecoming celebration. The theme is “Always Remember Home.”

Sunday, October 21

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth Choir Day. When: 11:30 a.m.

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: Minister Shirley Cooper, a member of New Zion M.B. Church, will speak. The colors are black and pink.

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher Day program. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Pastor Jerome Battle of Chapel Hill M.B. Church in Water Valley will speak.

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Choir Day. When: 3 p.m.

Vaiden Friendship Baptist Church will celebrate its 148th anniversary. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Fredrick Redd, pastor of Mount Zion M.B. Church in Vaiden, will speak. Lunch will be served.

Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher Day. When: 3 p.m.

Joytime Outreach Ministries will have a service at New Zion Missionary Baptist Church. When: 3 p.m. Details: There will be singing, dance, an encouraging word and salad galore.

DeCell United Methodist Church will have its annual Women’s Day program. When: 3 p.m. Details: Vinnie White, a member of Locust Grove M.B. Church, will speak. The theme will be “Christian Women Working on the Battlefield for the Lord.” The colors will be black dress with orange corsages. Rehearsal will be at 6 p.m. Oct. 18.

Tuesday, October 23

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Schlater will have its annual fall revival. When: 7 p.m. Details: The Rev. W.M. Brown will speak.

Saturday, October 27

Calvary Baptist Church will have its fall harvest festival. When: 5- 8 p.m.

                    

Sunday, October 28

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day program. When: 11 a.m. Details: Henrietta Shaw, a member of Springhill M.B. Church, will speak. The colors will be off-white and red. Rehearsal will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 15.

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church in Carrollton will have its annual Women's Day Celebration and Breast Cancer Awareness Month program. When: 11 a.m. Details: Lucretia Woods, a member of Bethel Christian Church and an administrator with the Leflore County Schools, will speak. The colors are black and pink.

St. George Chapel will honor musician Christine Granderson for 40 years of service. When: 2 p.m. Details: Evelyn Neal Conway, a member of Mount Vernon M.B. Church in Memphis, will speak.

Saint Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual Usher Day program. When: 3 p.m.  

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a musical extravaganza. When: 5 p.m. Details: Musical guests will include the Men of Zion, the Providence Male Choir, the Melody Kings, the Greenwood Male Choir and more.

Saturday, November 3

The Ladies in Faith Empowerment Conference will be held. When/where: 9 a.m. at Monument of Grace Church’s Bishop L.J. Johnson Family Life Center. Details: The speaker will be Deona E. Benson, a certified Christian counselor and life coach who is co-pastor and co-founder of the University of Life Church and founder of Beyond the Break in Oxford. Experts also will speak on topics including finance, banking and credit repair; clothing; health, wellness and beauty; and mental health. There also will be gospel singing beginning at 6 p.m. Nov. 2, featuring The Wilson Singers, Annie and the Caldwells, The Dynamic Jewels, Accord and the Gospel Lites. A $30 ticket will provide admission to both events, or those attending may pay separately at the door. Vendor space is limited and may be reserved by paying $25. For more information, call Prophetess Leigh at 453-6508.

Sunday, November 4

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will have an installation service for its pastor, the Rev. Kenneth Milton Sr. When: 2  p.m.

Vaiden Friendship Baptist Church will have a 300 Women in White March. When: 3 p.m. Details: Missionary Tammy Hughes will speak. Those who do not have white should wear black.

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