Sunday, November 22

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 132nd anniversary. When: 11 a.m. Details: The church’s pastor, the Rev. Curtis Coates, will speak. Current and former members are invited to participate.

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: Pastor Mary Clark of Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will speak.

Thursday, November 26

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

Sunday, November 29

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a deacon program. When: 2 p.m. Details: Pastor Jerry Williams of New Bethlehem and Green Grove churches in Doddsville will speak.

Sunday, December 6

St. Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church of Itta Bena will honor Pastor LaSandra Monique Reed and musicians  J’Marquise and JaMikal Reed in a special outdoor ceremony. When: 1:30 p.m.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a Pastor Aide Program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Minister Jimmy Hibbler of Memphis will speak.

Saturday, December 12

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 Richard of New Pilgrim Rest  Church will speak.

Bethesda Five Points Center (formerly Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries) will celebrate its 12th anniversary and dedication of its church at 615 Puckett Ave. When: The church dedication service will begin at 10:59 a.m., and the anniversary service will begin at 1:59 p.m. Details: The special guests for the dedication service, The Coalson Family of Rome, Georgia, will perform a concert. The guest evangelist for the anniversary service will be Prophet Jawaski Gardner of Endtime Encounter in Indianola. Attendees must wear masks and permit temperature monitoring.

Thursday, December 31

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a watch meeting. When: 9 p.m.

Please submit church items in writing by noon Wednesday. They may be delivered in person to the Greenwood Commonwealth office on U.S. 82; faxed to 662-453-2908;  emailed to dmonroe@gwcommonwealth.com; or mailed to The Greenwood Commonwealth, P.O. Box 8050, Greenwood, MS 38930.

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