Friday, April 5

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will present the Stations of the Cross. When: Noon.

St. Francis Parish will present the Stations of the Cross. When: 2 p.m. for the children and 6 p.m. (English) and 6:45 p.m. (Spanish) for the adults.

Saturday, April 6

A health chat will take place.  When/where: 10 to  11 a.m. at Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, 1407 Levee Road. Details: Dr. Erin Jacobs Stagner, a special needs specialist, will discuss autism spectrum disorders.  For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548 or visit www.glh.org/events.  

Sunday, April 7

Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its 50th State Pageant. When: 11 a.m.

Kilmichael Baptist Church and First Baptist Church, Winona, will host concerts by Jeff Stice, a Dove Award and Grammy Award nominee, 13-time Southern Gospel Musician of the Year, and Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee. When: 11 a.m. at Kilmichael Baptist and 6 p.m. at  First Baptist. Details: A love offering will be taken.

Second Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have Family and Friends Day. When: 11:30 a.m.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Tchula will celebrate its 149th anniversary. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The theme is “A Spiritual House for God” (1 Peter 2:5).

Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena will celebrate its 119th anniversary. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Minister Javanskey Young of J.A.Y. Ministries will speak.

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Morgan City will have an installation service for its pastor, Minister Annie Dixon. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: Pastor Rodney Richards will speak.

Salem Missionary Baptist  Church will have its annual Choir Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: The theme is “Every Praise is to Our God,” and the theme verse is “Praise be to the name of God forever and ever; wisdom and power are his.” Choirs are asked to prepare two selections.

McClain Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Mother Board Building Fund Program. When: 3 p.m. Details: Ada Carter, assistant pastor at Payne Chapel M.B. Church, will speak. The theme is “True Yokefellow, Laboring in the True Gospel of God” (Philippians 4:3b).

Monday, April 8

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will hold a Lenten Lunch & Learn event. When/where: Noon in the Parish Center, 310 Henderson St. Details: “The Mass,” a DVD presentation by Bishop Robert Baron, will be shown. Bring a lunch; drinks will be provided.

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

Wednesday, April 10

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

Thursday, April 11

Greater Harvest Worship Center will have its 39th-anniversary homecoming service. When: 7:30 p.m. April 11-12 and 11:15 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 14. Details: The speakers will be: April 11, Willie Clemons of Canton; April 12, Willie Ford of Crystal Springs; April 14 (morning), Suffragan Bishop-Elect Cedell Brownlee of Memphis; and April 14 (evening), Suffragan Bishop Stanley Jones of Philadelphia, Mississippi. The theme is “Growing Stronger, Soaring Higher and Progressing Forward” (Isaiah 40:31).

Friday, April 12

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church will present the Stations of the Cross. When: Noon.

St. Francis Parish will present the Stations of the Cross. When: 2 p.m. for the children and 6 p.m. (English) and 6:45 p.m. (Spanish) for the adults.

St. James Temple of Deliverance Church of God in Christ in Cruger will have a Pastor’s Aide Program honoring Pastor Clarence Benson Sr. and his wife, Andrea. When: 7 p.m. Details: Elder Frank Martin, pastor of Jerusalem Church of God in Christ in Greenwood, will speak.

Saturday, April 13

Greater Pentecostal Temple’s Sunshine Band will prepare catfish plates. When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Details: Donation: $7. Drink and dessert are included.

Sunday, April 14

Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church will hold observe its annual Men and Women’s Day. When: 8 a.m. Details: The speaker will be Lisa Reed-Day, pastor of Wasp Lake Missionary Baptist Church in Belzoni. The colors are black and coral. A mass choir rehearsal will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

First United Methodist Church will have a Palm Sunday service. When: 11 a.m. Details: A luncheon in the Russell Annex and an Easter egg hunt on the playground will follow.

Saint Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for musicians J’Michael and J’Markeith Reed. When: 1:30 p.m. Details: Soloists and choirs are invited to contribute an “A” and “B” selection.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church will hold a two-year anniversary program for Pastor Sammie Anderson and his wife. When: 2 p.m.

Good Hope United Methodist Church in Vaiden will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Albert Booker of Memphis will speak.

Brooklyn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a fifth-anniversary appreciation service for Pastor Kerrick Nevels Sr. and his wife, Tina. When: 3 p.m.  Details: The Rev. Gregory McGee, pastor of Mount Moriah M.B. Church in Winona, will speak.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual spring revival. When: 6 p.m. April 14 and 7 p.m. April 15-18. Details: The Rev. Rodney Richards, pastor of Walker Chapel in Doddsville and New Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church in Ruleville, will speak.

Monday, April 15

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

Jones Chapel No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church will have Holy Week revival services. When: 7 p.m. April 15-18. Details: The Rev. Sammie Blake of Burning Bush M.B. Church in Grenada will be the evangelist for the week.

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Coila will have its spring revival. When:  7:15 p.m. April 15-19. Details: The guest speaker will be the Rev. Eric Nelson of Vaiden Friendship M.B. Church of Vaiden.

Tuesday, April 16

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Schlater will have Passion Week services. When: 7 p.m. April 16-18. Details: The Rev. J.H. Brown will speak.

Wednesday, April 17

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

The choir of First Baptist Church, Winona, will present a resurrection musical titled “Bow the Knee.” When: 7 p.m. April 17 and April 19.  

Saturday, April 20

The Drama Club at Providence Missionary Baptist Church will present its annual Easter production, “Just For Me.” When: 5 p.m.

Philipp United Church will have its annual musicians program for Sam Gwin, Kalen Bowman and Johnny Farmer. When: 6 p.m.

Sunday, April 21

Jones Chapel No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church will have Easter services and children’s recitals. When: 8 a.m.

New Pillow Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Easter program, followed by an Easter egg hunt. When: 11 a.m.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Easter program. When: 11:30 a.m.

Bethel Christian Church will have its annual Easter program. When: Noon.

Nehemiah Missionary Baptist Church will have a musical program. When: 5 p.m. Details: The special guests will include the Holmes Chapel Choir, the Melody Kings, Journey Brother and others.

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual spring revival. When: 6 p.m. April 21 and 7 p.m. April 22-25. Details: The guest minister will be Bishop Milton Glass.

Monday, April 22

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

Wednesday, April 24

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

Friday, April 26

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will hold its annual Men and Women's Conference. When: 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 27

Word of Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have a health fair. When: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Details: Nurses will be on site to check blood pressure and blood sugar.

Stop and Love Apostolic Ministry will present its Men and Gentlemen Mentoring Service. When: Noon, climaxing with the Daughter of Destiny Outreach Seminar at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Sunday, April 28

First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church in Schlater will have its annual Family and Friends Day.   When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The Rev. Patrick Lucas of Greenwood will speak.

Greater Turner Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate its annual Women’s Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Vinnie White, a member of Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church, will speak.

Monday, April 29

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

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When: 7:30 p.m. April 29-May 3. Details: The Rev. Aaron Brown, pastor of George Chapel M.B. Church, will speak.

Wednesday, May 1

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

Sunday, May 5

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.

Monday, May 6

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

Tuesday, May 7

Myles Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival.   When: 7 p.m. May 7-9. Details: The Rev. T.C. Collins will be the guest evangelist.

Wednesday, May 8

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

Sunday, May 12

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.

Monday, May 13

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

Wednesday, May 15

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

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

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.

Wednesday, May 22

St. Francis Parish will have a Faith Formation class in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish Hall. When: 6 p.m.

Sunday, May 26

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

 

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