Friday, July 12

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will conclude its annual revival. When: 7:30 p.m. Details:  The Rev. Dr. Kelly Westbrook of New Direction Church in Minter City will speak.

Saturday, July 13

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will have its Women’s Conference. When: 9 a.m.-noon, followed by a brunch-style luncheon. Details: Tiffany Armstrong will speak.

A Gospel Music Jubilee will be held. When/where: 6 p.m. at Gore Springs Community Center. Details: Admission charge is $5. Featured performers will include Servant Heart Quartet, Boundless Love and Messiah Men. There will be a concession stand with hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs and drinks.

Sunday, July 14

Jennings Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have its annual Men and Women’s Day program. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Barbara Baymon, coordinator of the Speech Communications Department and director of theater at Mississippi Valley State University and a member of New Mount Olive M.B. Church in Isola, will speak. The theme is “Back to Basics as We Envision Our Way Forward in Taking Care of God’s Business,” and the Scripture is Matthew 28:18-20 and Luke 2:39-51. The colors are red, black and white.

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The pastor, the Rev. Charlie Smith, will speak. The color is rainbow.

Saint Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth and Young Adults Program. When: 11 a.m. Details: Kayla Haymore of Itta Bena will speak.

McClain Missionary Baptist Church will have an 11th-anniversary celebration for its pastor, Tony Ray. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The Rev. Joe Mays Jr., pastor of Old Morning Star in Leland and St. Mark in Elizabeth, will speak.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will have Choir Day. When: 2 p.m.

St. George Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for Acorades West. When: 2 p.m. Details: Choirs are asked to prepare an “A” and “B” selection.

Brooklyn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Men and Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m.  Details: The Rev. J.H. Brown will speak.

Sweet Canaan Church of God in Christ will have its annual homecoming and 110th anniversary celebration. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: Elder Craig Johnson, pastor of Joyful Fellowship COGIC in Sardis, will speak.

Traveler’s Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher Day, featuring the City Wide Choir. When: 3 p.m.

Monday, July 15

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Details: The evangelists will be: Monday, the Rev. Dr. Calvin Collins of New Zion M.B. Church in Greenwood; Tuesday, the Rev. Nathan Stevenson of Mount Calvary M.B. Church in Tchula; Wednesday, the Rev. Louis Coleman of Mount Carmel M.B. Church and New St. John M.B. Church in Itta Bena; and Thursday, the Rev. David Henderson of Jones Chapel No. 1 M.B. Church in Greenwood.

Monument of Gracee Church will have Vacation Bible School. When: Monday through July 19.

Saturday, July 20

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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. July 21 and 7 p.m. July 22-25. Details: The speakers will be: July 21, the Marvin K. Myles Sr. of Christian Liberty Missionary Baptist Church in Kosciusko; July 22, Elder Kenneth McClung Sr. of Bethel Christian Church in Coila; July 23, the Rev. Robert Williams of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Coila; July 24, the Rev. W.L. Hightower of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville; and, July 25, 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. July 22-26.

Tuesday, July 23

Philipp United Church will have pastoral pre-anniversary and anniversary services. When: 7 p.m. July 23-25 and 2 p.m. July 28. Details: The speakers will be: July 23, Pastor Jerry Williams of New Green Grove and New Bethlehem churches; July 24, Pastor W.M. Brown of Union Grove Church; July 25, 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 Day.  When: 11 a.m.  Details: Jada Hooten, a member of New Green Grove, will speak. Youth choir rehearsal for all visiting churches will be held 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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