Saturday, November 2

Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will have a country breakfast. When: 8 a.m to noon. Details: Donation: $6.

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Coila will have its annual prayer breakfast. When: 9 a.m. Details: Evangelist Beatrice Randle will speak.

A health chat will take place.  When/where: 10-11 a.m. at Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, 1407 Levee Road.  Details: Dr. Bahati Harden and Dr. Joseph L. Assini of Greenwood Leflore Hospital will discuss the epidemic of diabetes in the Delta.  For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548.

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have a fall festival. When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Details: The festival will be held in the parking lot across from the church and will feature food and games.

St. Francis Parish will have an All Souls Day gathering at Hudson Park Cemetery. When: 1 p.m.

Sunday, November 3

Strangers’ Home Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Dr. Mattie Redmond Porter of Antioch Baptist Church in Mileston will speak. The theme is “Christian Women Overcoming the Test of Life.” The colors are white and maroon.

Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church No. 2 will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Jessie Waldrop, a member of Newer New Hope M.B. Church in Cleveland, will speak.

Second Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 125th anniversary. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: The theme is “A Church for All Nations,” and the Scripture is Micah 4:2. Dinner will be served.

Mitchell Springs Missionary Baptist Church will have an anniversary celebration for its pastor, S.C. Perkins Jr., and his wife. When: 2 p.m. Details: Evangelist L. Holmes of Brooklyn Chapel M.B. Church will bring the message.  The Melody Kings will provide the special song service.

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for pianist Clara Lewis and percussionist Gregory McGee. When: 2 p.m.

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will have a first-anniversary celebration for the Rev. Kenneth Milton. When: 2 p.m. Details: Bishop Milton Glass of New Green Grove Church of Faith will speak. A reception will be held afterward in the New Green Grove fellowship hall.

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Morgan City will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Sammy Townes, pastor of Traveler’s Rest M.B. Church in Greenwood, will speak.

St. Luke Church of God in Christ will have an appreciation program for its pastor, Elder Anthony Jones Sr., and his wife, Angela. When: 2 p.m. Details: The theme is “A Charge to Preach the Word,” and the Scriptures are 2 Timothy 4:2 and Colossians 3:16. Superintendent Marcus Smith, pastor of Warren Chapel and Ebenezer Churches of God in Christ of the Louisville District, will speak.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will have a homecoming service. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Jessie Payne Jr. will speak.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for musician John Lewis. When: 3 p.m. Details: Choirs are each asked to prepare an “A” and “B” selection.

Monday, November 4

St. Francis Parish will have a Bible study in the Friary Library. When: 6 p.m.

Friday, November 8

Locus Benedictus Retreat Center “Beatitudes — Jesus’ Path to Healing.” When: 6 p.m. Nov. 8 and 8:30 a.m. Nov. 9. Details: The presenters are Mercy Beaucoup Music Ministry.  This retreat will allow Scripture reflection and time for individual prayer.  There is no cost, and everyone is welcome. For more information, call 662-299-1232 or visit www.locusbenedictus.org.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have pre-anniversary and anniversary musician’s celebrations. When: The pre-anniversary program will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, and the anniversary program will be at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 10.

Saturday, November 9

Monument of Grace Church will have its second women’s symposium and conference. When: 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 8 a.m. Details: The theme is “Embrace Your Exodus.” Tickets are $15. Lunch will be served afterward.

DeCell United Methodist Church will have a “66 Books of the Bible” program. When: 3 p.m.

Sunday, November 10

Jennings Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate its 114th anniversary. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: The Rev. Dr. Wayne Williams, presiding elder of the Greenwood/Jackson District, will be the guest minister.

Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church, east of Sidon, will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Earnestine P. Singleton, a member of Providence M.B. Church, will speak. The theme is “Women Putting on the Whole Armor of God,” and the Scripture is Ephesians 6:10-18. The colors will be black attire with red corsages.

St. John’s Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day program. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: Evangelist Connie Beverley will speak. The colors will be black dresses with burnt orange corsages. Rehearsal will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 9.

Good Hope United Methodist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Dr. Elmire Ratliff, a member of Mount Pleasant M.B. Church in Black Hawk, will speak.

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Vaiden will celebrate its 131st anniversary. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Billy Robinson, pastor of Pleasant Hill and Elkhorn M.B. churches of Kilmichael, will speak.

Wednesday, November 13

Whole Armour of God Ministries will have a three-night revival. When/where: 7 p.m. Nov. 13-15 at 522 West Park Ave., Suite F. Details: Pastor Mary Johnson of Temple of Deliverance Church in Sidon 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

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. The mass choir will rehearse at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and Nov. 14.

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. The mass choir will rehearse at 6 p.m. Nov. 12.

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. The choir will rehearse at 6 p.m. Nov. 12.

Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have its annual fall festival. When: 6 p.m. Nov. 17 and 7 p.m. Nov. 18-20. 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

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.

Thursday, November 28

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Thanksgiving program. When: 7:30 p.m.

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.

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