Saturday, July 20

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will host the Leflore County Training School Club Memorial Service. When: 10 a.m. Details: The Rev. Alex Jordan from Memphis will speak.

Word of Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have its Family and Friends Day weekend. Details: At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, there will be an outdoor picnic, featuring gospel singing. Tents and chairs are welcome. On Sunday, Jefferick Butler of Pilgrim Chapel M.B. Church in Winstonville and New Beginning M.B. Church in Clarksdale will speak at the 11 a.m. service.

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a youth program. When:  7 p.m. Details: The Rev. Joe Hodges will speak.

Sunday, July 21

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Money will have its annual Men’s and Women’s Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: The Rev. Kenneth McClung, pastor of Bethel Christian Church in Coila, will speak. The theme is “Men and Women Living Godly in This Present World” (Titus 2:11-12 and Matthew 28:19-20). The colors are red, white and royal blue. Rehearsal will be at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Mission Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: E.P. Singleton will speak.

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Deacon’s Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Deacon Terry Lowe, a member of Salem M.B. Church, will speak. A combined male choir will sing, and the colors are black and white. Dinner will be served afterward.

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will feature Evangelist Andrea Standley, a member of New Beginning Church in Grenada, as guest speaker at its morning service. When: 11 a.m.

Baldwin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Cruger will have its annual Usher Appreciation Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Pastor Joe Anderson of Mount Zion M.B. Church in Tchula will speak.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 113th anniversary.. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The pastor, the Rev. W.M. Brown, will speak.

Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 2½ miles east of Sidon, will have an installation service for its pastor, the Rev. Daniel Montgomery Jr. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: Pastor Sammie Montgomery Sr. of Myles Tabernacle M.B. Church will speak.

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Coila will have a fifth-anniversary celebration for its pastor, the Rev. Robert Williams, and his wife, Frances. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Billy Robinson, pastor of Pleasant Hill M.B. Church in Kilmichael, will speak.

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in McCarley will have a 22nd-anniversary appreciation program for its pastor, the Rev. George Blake, and his wife. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Sammie L. Blake, pastor of Burning Bush M.B. Church in Grenada, will speak, and the choir will sing.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena will have its annual Men’s  Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Valmadge Towner, pastor of Friendship M.B. Church, will speak. The theme is “Christian Men Keeping the Faith in Times of Challenge and Controversy” (Matthew 6:24).

Greater Pentecostal Church of God in Christ will have Men’s and Women’s Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Elder Clarence Benson, pastor of St. James Temple of Deliverance COGIC, will speak.

New Beginnings Church of Holiness will have a Women’s Evening Out service. When/where: 3 p.m. at the Jodie Wilson Library Auditorium, 209 Martin Luther King Drive. Details: Evangelist Vera Walson of Samuel Chapel M.B. Church will speak. Guest choirs, gospel groups and soloists are invited to render a selection.

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church in Carrollton will hold revival services. When: 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Details: The speakers will be: Sunday, the Marvin K. Myles Sr. of Christian Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in Kosciusko; Monday, Elder Kenneth McClung Sr. of Bethel Christian Church in Coila; Tuesday, the Rev. Robert Williams of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Coila; Wednesday, the Rev. W.L. Hightower of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville; and, Thursday, the Rev. Charles Smith of Agape Worship Center in Kosciusko.

Monday, July 22

Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School. When: 6-8 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Tuesday, July 23

Philipp United Church will have pastoral pre-anniversary and anniversary services. When: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday and 2 p.m. July 28. Details: The speakers will be: Tuesday, Pastor Jerry Williams of New Green Grove and New Bethlehem churches; Wednesday, Pastor W.M. Brown of Union Grove Church; Thursday, Pastor Rodney Richards of Oak Grove, Walker Chapel and New Pilgrim Rest churches; and, July 28, Pastor Jermanique Mitchell of St. Peter M.B. Church.

Wednesday, July 24

Bethel Christian Church in Coila will have Vacation Bible School. When: 5:30 p.m. July 24-26.

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7:15 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. Details: Jermanique Mitchell, pastor of St. Peter M.B. Church of Holcomb, will speak.

Sunday, July 28

New Green Grove Church of Faith will have its annual Youth & Young Adult Program. When: 11 a.m.  Details: Jada Hooten, a member of Greater Pearlie Grove Missionary Baptist Church in  Jackson, will speak. The youth choir rehearsal for all visiting churches will be at 1 p.m. Saturday.  The colors are blue, khaki and white.

Bell Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Youth and Young Adult Day. When: 1 p.m. Details: The hosts will be Carlos Smith and Brandice Brown, and the guest speakers will be CeMadre Taylor and Emary Smith. The theme is “True Love,” and the Scripture is 1 Corinthians 13:4-6.

Providence Missionary Baptist Church’s Fashion Extravaganza Committee will host a family-friendly bow tie, scarf and hat show. When: 1 p.m. Details: A love donation of $5 is requested.

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual deacons program. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. C.J. Johnson will speak.

Bethel Christian Church in Coila will have Women’s Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Betinnica Gatewood of Bear Marsh M.B. Church will speak. The colors will be white with pink or yellow corsages.

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 6 p.m. July 28 and 7 p.m. July 29-Aug. 1. Details: The speakers will be: July 28, the Rev. Jamal Turner of Empowerment Deliverance Temple; July 29, the Rev. Kerrick Nevels of Strangers’ Home M.B. Church; July 30, the Rev. William Morris of Locust Grove M.B. Church; July 31, Minister Dell Walker of New Green Grove Church of Faith; and Aug. 1, the Rev. Dr. Calvin Collins of New Zion M.B. Church.

Wednesday, July 31

St. Paul Cathedral will have a three-night worship and restoration revival. When: 7:30 p.m. July 31-Aug. 2. The guest speakers will be: July 31, Assistant Pastor Bernadette Loggins of House Of Prayer And Praise New Life Community Church in Greenwood; Aug. 1, Pastor Willie Williams of Greater New Jerusalem M.B. Church in Itta Bena; and, Aug. 2, Minister Javanskey Young of Beulah Grove M.B. Church in Itta Bena.

Saturday, August 3

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a back-to-school picnic. When: Noon.

Sunday, August 4

Centerville Baptist Church will have its annual homecoming service. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. Jim Kelly, pastor of Providence Baptist Church, will speak.

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

Wednesday, August 7

Bethel Christian Church in Coila will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Aug. 7-9. Details: The speakers will be: Aug. 7, the Rev. Herman Cole, pastor of First United Baptist Church in Moorhead; Aug. 8, the Rev. James Forrest, pastor of Binford Chapel United Methodist Church in Duck Hill; and, Aug. 9, the Rev. Clarence Buchanan, pastor of New Birth M.B. Church in Gore Springs.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will have a revival.  When: 7 p.m. Aug. 7-9.

Sunday, August 11

 

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual homecoming program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Elder Order Emery of Mount Zion M.B. Church in Percy will speak. Dinner will be served at the Town Hall.

Good Hope United Methodist Church in Vaiden will have a church anniversary and homecoming program. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Cedric Weeks of Jackson, formerly of Vaiden, will speak.

Jones Chapel United Methodist Church in Carrollton will have its annual revival. When: 6 p.m. Aug. 11 and 7 p.m. Aug. 12-15. Details: The Rev. Anthony Ashford will speak.

Payne Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Aug. 11-14. Details: The speakers will be: Aug. 11, Pastor Mose Wright III of Pilgrim Home M.B. Church in Leland; Aug. 12, Minister Diane Moton of Mount Olive M.B. Church in Murphy; Aug. 13, Pastor Michael Pembleton of Kindling Star M.B. Church in Greenville; and Aug. 14, Dr. William Powell of Old White Stone Church in Leland and New Beginning Church in Ruleville.

Friday, August 16

St. Paul Cathedral will be celebrating Pastor Genevea and Elder Cedric Winchester’s fourth pastoral anniversary. When: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and 4 p.m. Aug. 18. Details: On Aug. 16, Bishop E. Craig Wilson of New Generation Fellowship in Kenner, Louisiana, will speak, and the House Of Prayer And Praise New Life Community Church Praise Team and Philipp United M.B. Church Choir will be the guest choirs. On Aug. 18, Apostle Dr. Roslyn West of RAW House Of Deliverance in Greenwood will speak, and the RAW House Of Deliverance Praise Team will be the guest choir.

Sunday, August 18

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have an 11th-anniversary appreciation program for its youth minister, Sherry Maggitt. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The pastor, Elder Mary L. Clark, will speak.

Sunday, August 25

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual booster program, featuring John and the Gospel 10 of Money. When: 2 p.m.

New Beginnings Church of Holiness will have a Men’s Evening Out service. When/where: 2 p.m. in the Jodie Wilson Library Auditorium. Details: Pastor Jermal Turner will speak.

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Mission Day program. When: 2 p.m. Details: Evangelist Joe Ann Johnson will speak.

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