Sunday, March 14
North Greenwood Baptist Church has suspended in-person Sunday morning services at least until January because some of its members have tested positive for the coronavirus.
Ruth McKinney has worked in ministry for about 30 years, but when she was recommended to be pastor of Wesley United Methodist Church earlier this year, it was a daunting prospect.
North Greenwood Baptist Church is again helping with an international nondenominational Christian organization’s campaign to provide shoeboxes full of gifts to children throughout the world.
Greenwood Ward 4 City Councilman Charles McCoy hands out a free USDA food box at Whittington Park on Thursday. Mayor Carolyn McAdams, who sponsored the event with the Greenwood City Council through the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program, said about 175 boxes were given out.
The Leflore County chapter of Mission Mississippi is planning a prayer gathering Saturday that the Rev. Terry Williams hopes will be a display of hope and love.
The Rev. Dr. Rusty Douglas brought a short set of talking points along when he and his wife, Betty, sat down in the parlor of First Presbyterian Church to speak about moving to Montreat, North Carolina, after 21 years in Greenwood.
Churches won’t be using technology to people their buildings Easter Sunday, but they will be employing it to celebrate a significantly unoccupied tomb.