Friday, August 9

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church  will have a bilingual Holy Hour Prayer Service to pray for the victims of violence and pray for healing in response to the recent acts of terror in the country. When: 6 p.m. Details: The service will begin with the Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.  There will be time for quiet prayer, hymn singing, reflection and intercessory prayer.  Benediction with the Blessed Sacrament will conclude the Holy Hour.

Mount Arratt Missionary Baptist Church will conclude its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Details: Pastor William Morris will speak.

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will conclude its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Details: The Rev. George Blake of Pleasant Green M.B. Church of McCarley will speak.

Bethel Christian Church in Coila will conclude its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Details: The Rev. Clarence Buchanan, pastor of New Birth M.B. Church in Gore Springs, will speak.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will conclude its revival.  When: 7 p.m.

Minister Arthur Sherrod Outreach Ministries will conclude the No Man Left Behind Winning God’s Way Conference 2019. When/where:  7 p.m. at the Robert Moore Building,  2315 Carrollton Ave. Details: Prophet Carl Brown of Carl Brown Ministries in Hollandale will speak.

Saturday, August 10

A Gospel Music Jubilee will be held. When/where: 6 p.m. at Gore Springs Community Center. Details: Featured performers will include Heavenly Journey, The Masters Quartet and Not for Sale. There will be a concession stand with hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage dogs, chips and drinks. The admission charge is $5.

Sunday, August 11

 

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will observe its annual Mission Day. When: 11 a. m. Details: Minister Shirley Cooper, a member of the church,  will address the theme “The Great Commission is Our Commission.”

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.

McClain Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The church’s pastor, the Rev. Tony Ray, will speak.

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.

Greater New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church will have a 14th-anniversary celebration for its pastor, the Rev. Willie Williams, and his wife. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Herman Cole, pastor of First United Baptist Church in Moorhead, will speak.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher Day, featuring the City Wide Usher Choir. When: 3 p.m.

Community Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Reginald Stanley, pastor of Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

Jones Chapel United Methodist Church in Carrollton will have its annual revival. When: 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday. Details: The Rev. Anthony Ashford will speak.

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

Monday, August 12

Whole Truth Church of God in Christ in Swiftown will have a revival. When: 7:30 p.m. Monday through Aug. 16. Details: Pastor Jesse Williams will be the evangelist.

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

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Money will have its annual Youth Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Vontedric Gray, one of the church’s youth, will speak. The colors will be denim and white. Rehearsal will be at 1 p.m. Aug. 17.

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.

Nehemiah Missionary Baptist Church will have a musical featuring the Melody Kings and many others. When: 5 p.m.

The Fifth Sunday Community Fellowship Churches will have a revival. When: 6 p.m. Aug. 18 and 7 p.m. Aug. 19-21. Details: The speakers and locations will be: Aug. 18, the Rev. Dr. William Morris, Jones Chapel No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church; Aug. 19, the Rev. Robert Williams Jr., Union Grove M.B. Church; Aug. 20, the Rev. Dr. Leroy Williams Jr., Community Baptist Church; and Aug. 21, the Rev. W.M. Brown, Locust Grove M.B. Church.

Sunday, August 25

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

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.

Greater Macedonia Church of God in Christ will have its annual Women’s Day program. When: 2:30 p.m.  Details: Mother Bridget A. Gary of Mount Zion Sunnyside COGIC of Greenwood will speak. The theme is “SOS!!! A Call for Mourning Women” (Jeremiah  9:17).

Lockalonia Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Men’s and Women’s Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Charlie Smith, pastor of Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, will speak.

McClain Missionary Baptist Church will have a musicians’ appreciation program. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Melody Kings and the Gospel Echoes of Greenwood will be the guest groups.  All area choirs and soloists are invited to sing  two selections.

Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church in Money will have Usher Day, featuring the City Wide Usher Choir. When: 3 p.m.

Monday, August 26

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Aug. 26-29. Details: Bishop Milton Glass, pastor of New Green Grove Church of Faith, will speak.

Sunday, September 1

New Direction Church will have an eighth-anniversary celebration for its pastor, Dr. Kelly Westbrook, and his wife, Jollish. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Dr. Melvin Lewis of Rising Star Baptist Church of Tupelo will speak.

Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Black Hawk will have its 40th annual homecoming service. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. Thomas Keys, pastor of West Hill C.M.E. Church in Durant, will be the guest speaker. Dinner will be served afterward.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: Women are invited to help form a mass choir, which will rehearse at noon Aug. 31. Sonya Greenleaf, a member of Bethel Christian Church in Coila, will speak. The colors are yellow and white.

Monday, September 2

 

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate  its 113th anniversary. When: 2:30 p.m.

Sunday, September 8

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Vinnie White, a member of Locust Grove M.B. Church, will speak. A mass choir will rehearse at 6 p.m. Sept. 5. The color will be white.

Sunday, September 29

Second Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Men’s and Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: The theme is “Are You Ready for God’s Coming Kingdom? Where Will You Spend Eternity — Heaven or Hell?” The speakers will be Pastor Patricia Adams of City of Refuge in Greenwood and Pastor Thomas Keys of West Hill C.M.E. Church in Durant. The colors are royal blue or sky blue, ivory or beige and brown. Dinner will be served immediately after the service.

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