Friday, November 15
Whole Armour of God Ministries will conclude its three-night revival. When/where: 7 p.m. at 522 West Park Ave., Suite F. Details: Pastor Mary Johnson of Temple of Deliverance Church in Sidon will speak.
The Greenwood-Leflore County City Wide Usher Boards Banquet will be held. When/where: 7 p.m. at the Leflore County Civic Center. Details: The Rev. William E. Morris, pastor of Locust Grove M.B. Church, will speak.
Saturday, November 16
St. Paul Cathedral will celebrate its anniversary.. When: 6:30 p.m. Details: The theme and theme verse are “Growing Stronger, Growing Deeper, and Reaching Higher” and Isaiah 40:31. The guest speaker will be Pastor Lavorsker Frison Sr. of The Freedom Church of Prattville, Alabama. Special guests will include Sisters In Christ Praise Dance Ministry of Greenwood, RAW House Of Deliverance Praise Team of Greenwood and New Living Way Praise Team of Greenville.
City of Refuge Ministries will present “The Sound,” featuring guest artist Chandler Moore. When: 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 17
Providence Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Men’s Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Jervis Magee, a member of the church, will speak.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will have a 14th-anniversary celebration for its pastor, the Rev. Valmadge Towner, and his wife, Natasha. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: The Rev. J.D. Yates of Greenville will speak.
New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth and Young Adult Day. When: 11 a.m.
Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church will feature the Rev. Turell Collins of Memphis as speaker at its regular service. When: 11 a.m.
Jones Chapel No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Jermaine McCaskill, a member of Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church of Carrollton and a school administrator with Shelby County Schools, will speak.
Payne Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual homecoming. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The church’s pastor, the Rev. Dr. James Clinton, will speak. The theme is “Remember the Days of Old.”
Springhill Baptist Church will have an anniversary celebration for its pastor, the Rev. William Morris. When: 11:30 a.m.
Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Black Hawk will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Rodney Richards, pastor of Oak Grove, Walker Chapel, New Pilgrim Rest and Pleasant Grove churches in Indianola, will speak. Dinner will be served. The colors are black, red and silver. Ladies are asked to wear red suits or dresses with silver accessories. Men are asked to wear black suits with white shirts and red ties.
Vaiden Friendship Baptist Church will have an anniversary celebration. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Aaron Brown, pastor of Summerfield Baptist Church in Vaiden, will speak. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. and again after the service.
McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: Linda Stringer, a member of Providence M.B. Church in Greenwood, will speak.
Helm Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Carrollton will hold its annual Men’s Day Program. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Dr. James A. Lofton, pastor of Little Bethel C.M.E. Church of Terry, will deliver the message. The theme is “Getting Back to Basics in Building the Right Relationship with God.” Music will be provided by the Carroll County Community Male Choir.
DeCell United Methodist Church’s Men’s Club will have a spiritual outreach program. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Frank Gipson of Oxford will speak.
McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Women’s Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: Linda Stringer, a member of Providence M.B. Church, will speak.
Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have its annual fall festival. When: 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Details: The speakers will be the Rev. Floyd Meeks Jr., the Rev. Robert Williams and Elder Kenneth McClung. The theme is “Revive Us Again!” The theme verse is Psalm 85:6.
Sunday, November 24
Swanson United Methodist Church in Glendora, formerly Barwick United Methodist Church in Minter City, will begin holding services on the second and fourth Sundays of each month. When: Sunday school begins at 10 a.m., and worship begins at 11 a.m. The church is at 39 Gipson Ave.
Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 103rd anniversary. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Dr. Curressia Brown, a member of Providence M.B. Church and acting chair of the business administration department at Mississippi Valley State University, will speak. The theme is “Celebrating 103 Years of Trusting the Word of God.”
First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 106th anniversary. When: 11:30 a.m.
New Beginnings Church of Holiness will have an appreciation program for Evangelist Peggy Jones. When/where: 2 p.m. in the Jodie Wilson Library Auditorium. Details: Evangelist Wondrietta Crockett will speak.
Second Chance Outreach Ministries in Itta Bena will have a fourth-anniversary appreciation program for its pastor, the Rev. Dr. Jerry Crockett, and his wife, Gloria. When: 2 p.m. Details: Bishop Eddie Young of Hayward Chapel M.B. Church in Money will speak.
The Greenwood-Leflore Ministerial Association will hold its annual community Thanksgiving service. When/where: 6 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church. Details: This year's service will feature the Rev. Dr. Scott Wright of St. John's United Methodist Church as preacher, with singing led by the St. Francis choir. Pastors from around the community will lead the prayers, and a collection will be taken up for the Community Kitchen.
Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Thanksgiving program. When: 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, December 1
Mount Carmel Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day.. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. Clarence “C.J.” Johnson will speak.
Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual appreciation program for the Rev. Ceasar Felton and his wife, Mary. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Clarence Johnson of New Home M.B. Church will speak.
Providence Missionary Baptist Church’s Fashion Extravaganza Committee will have its 10th “Night of Elegance” fashion show. When: 5 p.m. Details: Donation: $5.
Saturday, December 7
A health chat will take place. When: 10-11 a.m. Where: Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, located at 1407 Levee Road in Greenwood. Details: John F. Lucas III, MD of Greenwood Leflore Hospital will share his knowledge of and personal success with the Keto Diet. For more information, please call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 662-451-7548.
Sunday, December 8
Providence Missionary Baptist Church will honor musicians Dr. Curressia Brown, James Redd and Jacquinice Moore. When: 3 p.m. Details: The special guests will be the choirs from East Percy Street Christian Church, Bear Marsh M.B. Church in Carrollton and Burning Bush M.B. Church in Grenada.
Saturday, December 14
New Beginnings Church of Holiness will have a Love Night service for its pastor, Nellie Morgan. When/where: 6 p.m. in the Jodie Wilson Library Auditorium. Details: Pastor Rodney Richards will speak.