Friday, May 3

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will conclude its annual revival. When: 7 p.m. Details: The Rev. Aaron Brown, pastor of George Chapel M.B. Church, will speak.

The annual session of the St. John Congress of Christian Education of Leflore County  will conclude. When/where: At Providence M.B. Church, with classes beginning at 6 p.m. and addresses at 8 p.m.

New Zion Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Berclair will conclude its revival. When: 7 p.m. Details: The Rev. R.L. Harris will speak.

Riverside Baptist Church in Money will have a revival. When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Details: Parish Hartley will speak.

Saturday, May 4

A health chat will be held.  When/where: 10 to 11 a.m. at Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, 1407 Levee Road, Greenwood.  Details: Dr. Joseph L. Assini of Greenwood Leflore Hospital will discuss strokes.  For more information, please call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548 or visit www.glh.org/events.  

Greater Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will have a benefit program for Evelyn Jackson-Hunter, who is fighting breast cancer. When: 6 p.m. Details: Choirs, other groups, soloists, praise teams and others are invited. To make a donation or learn more, call Emma Brownlow at 458-3699 or Tyrone Jackson at 897-7511.

Sunday, May 5

Black Hawk Baptist Church will have homecoming. When: 11 a.m. Details: Dinner will be served afterward.

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church will have Youth Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Reginald Moore II, a sixth-grader at Amanda Elzy Junior High School, will speak. The colors are yellow, white and khaki. Practice will be at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Second Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Women’s Day. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The theme is “The Role of Women” (1 Corinthians 11:2-16). Vera Walson will speak.

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Alice Hillard will speak on the topic “Let the Women of God Stand Up!”

First United Methodist Church will host a Rise Against Hunger Event. When: 2 to 4 p.m., with a light supper to follow.  Details; Volunteers will package 10,000 meals to be used for hunger relief.  A few more volunteers are needed, and donations are welcome. Rise Against Hunger (RiseAgainstHunger.org) is an international hunger relief organization that distributes food and life-changing aid to the most vulnerable populations. Contact kenleann@bellsouth.net or the church office at 453-2822 for more information.

Jones Chapel United Methodist Church in Carrollton will have its 158th-year homecoming. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Terry Williams will speak.

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have an anniversary/homecoming  program celebrating 130 years. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Robert Kimble, pastor of New Hope First Baptist Church in Greenville, will speak. He is the son of a former pastor, the Rev. J.M. Kimble. A mass choir rehearsal will be held at 7 p.m. April 26.

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a one-year anniversary celebration for its pastor, Keith Clark. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Cordell Fields of Pine Grove M.B. Church of Jackson will speak.

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

Springhill Baptist Church will have a revival. When: 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday. Details: The speakers will be: Sunday, the Rev. Kenneth Milton of Morning Star M.B. Church; Monday, the Rev. Willie Jones of Jennings Temple C.M.E.  Church; and Tuesday, Elder Rena Baker of East Percy Street Christian Church.

Monday, May 6

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have a Bible study in the Friary Library. When: 6 p.m.

Brooklyn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have revival services. When: 7 p.m Monday-Thursday.  Details: Minister Dell Walker, senior minister at New Green Grove Church of Faith, will speak.

Black Hawk Baptist Church will have a revival. When: 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Details: Terry Corley will speak Monday, Roy Bush will speak Wednesday and Benny Rigby will lead the music.

Tuesday, May 7

Myles Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival.   When: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Details: The Rev. T.C. Collins will be the guest evangelist.

Greater New Home Missionary Baptist Church in Quito will have its spring revival. When: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Details: The theme is “A Renewed Mind and Spirit; A Renewed Life,” and the Scripture is Psalm 51:10. The speakers will be: Tuesday, the Rev. Terry Williams, pastor of Walden Chapel United Methodist Church in Goodman and Georgeville United Methodist Church in Georgeville; Wednesday, the Rev. Dennis Russell, pastor of Merry Grove M.B. Church in Minter City; and Thursday, the Rev. Charles Montgomery, assistant pastor of Rose Hill and West Shady Grove churches in Lexington.

Saturday, May 11

Locus Benedictus Retreat Center will host a healing retreat with Maria Vadia. When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Details:  The retreat will have both English and Spanish presentations.  There is no cost, but a love offering will be taken.  For more information, call 299-1232.

Community Baptist Church  will hold a mental health awareness workshop. When: 10:30 a.m. Details:  The speaker will be Jeffery Harvey, an alcohol and drug therapist at Hinds Behavioral Health Services in Jackson.

Sunday, May 12

Pleasant Plain Missionary Baptist Church will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 9 a.m. Details: Marilyn Bland, a member of the church, will speak.

Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will have a Mother’s and Women’s Day program. When: 9:30 a.m. Details: Patsy Stanley and Valerie Williams will speak.

Bethel Christian Church will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 11 a.m. Details: The pastor, the Rev. Kenneth McClung, and Willie Mae Lawrence will speak.

New Thessalonia Missionary Baptist Church will have its Mother’s Day program. When: 11 a.m.

East Percy Street Christian Church will have its Mother’s Day service. When: 11 a.m. Details: The speaker will be Lyvon Morris, wife of the Rev. William Morris, pastor of Locust Grove M.B. Church. Rehearsal will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 11 a.m. Details: Minister Clemmie Cleveland of New Zion M.B. Church will speak, and the Smith Singers of Bell Chapel Church in Sidon will provide the music.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its Mother’s Day program. When: 11:30 a.m.

Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church, east of Sidon, will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The theme is “Following Mother’s Example” (Psalm 86:16). Rosie Montgomery will speak.

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Mother’s Day program. When: 2 p.m.

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its Mother’s Day program. When: 3 p.m.

Monday, May 13

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have a Bible study in the Friary Library.   When: 6 p.m.

Little Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have revival services. When: 7 p.m. May 13-15. Details: The Rev. Cedric Reed will speak.

McKinney Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its spring revival. When: 7 p.m. May 13-17. Details: Bishop Milton Glass, pastor of New Green Grove Church of Faith, will be the guest minister.

Saturday, May 18

New Green Grove Church of Faith will host a women’s conference conducted by Just Walk of Faith Television Ministry. When: 8:30 a.m. to noon. Details: Minister Dell Totten-Walker will speak, and 11-year-old soloist Sammi Tremae Walker will sing. The theme is “Transitioning From Bitter to Better” (Ruth 1:20). The registration fee is $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Make checks payable to Walking With Faith, LLC.

Sunday, May 19

Jones Chapel Missionary Baptist Church No. 2 will have its annual Youth Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Dazundreia McGee, a graduating senior at Greenwood High School, will speak. Details: The theme is “Christian Youth Making the Right Choices.” Youths and young adults are invited to participate in a mass choir. Rehearsals will be at 6:30 p.m. May 7 and May 14. The colors are light blue, white and silver.

Saint Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for Mary Gaston, minister of music. When:  1 p.m. Details: Choirs and soloists are invited and asked to prepare “A” and “B” selections.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Usher Board program. When: 2 p.m.

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Choir Day. When: 2 p.m. When: all choirs, other groups, soloists and musicians are welcome.

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

Monday, May 20

St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will have a Bible study in the Friary Library.   When: 6 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21

Second Chance Outreach Ministries will have a revival. When: 7 p.m. Details: The Rev. Sammy Townes of Traveler’s Rest M.B. Church will speak.

The Montgomery Carroll District Association will have its annual revival. When/where: 7:30 p.m. May 21-23 at Vaiden Friendship Baptist Church. Details: Members of the district will speak. The event was moved from Union Grove Church.

Sunday, May 26

Bethel Christian Church will have Family and Friends Day.    When: 2 p.m.

Sunday, June 2

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

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