Friday, February 21

City of Refuge Ministries will continue its 20/20 Vision Conference. When: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Details:  The speakers will be: Friday,  Tiffany Reed of Covenant House in Grenada; Saturday, Keith McNeil of Joliet, Illinois; and Sunday, Pastor Purnell Moore of Love Unlimited Fellowship Ministries in Madison. Musical guests will be Willie Reece of Grenada and Cylentae Jones of Greenwood.

Sunday, February 23

New Green Grove Church of Faith will have its annual black history program. When: 9 a.m. Details: The theme is “Saluting African American Men in Mississippi.”

Pleasant Plain Missionary Baptist Church will have a 12th-anniversary appreciation program for its pastor, the Rev. Phillip M. McGee Sr., and his wife, Mary. When: 9 a.m. Details: The Rev. Harvey Green of Moorhead will speak. The colors will be black and white.

Word of Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have a 17-year church anniversary services. When: 11 a.m. Details:  The guest pastor will be Ricky Vassar of  Pleasant Green M.B. Church and Little Rock M.B. Church of Hollandale.

Wesley United Methodist Church will have a black heritage program. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Wesley United children and youth, the Young Steppers Praise Team from Indianola and members of the youth department of Union United Methodist Church in Pickens will be featured.

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church in Carrollton will have its annual Black History and Heritage Celebration. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. Lamont Armstead will speak. The theme is “Taking a Stand in History!”

Bethesda Five Points Center (formerly Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries) will have a service titled “Our Heritage.” When/where: 11 a.m. at 615 Puckett Ave. Details: Minister Helen Bowman-Fleming in charge. For more info, call 392-1968.

St. George Chapel’s youth group will present its annual black history program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The pastor, the Rev. Aaron Brown, will speak.

Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in Itta Bena will have its annual Usher Day. When: 2 p.m. Details:   The speaker will be the Rev. Randy Evans, interim pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church of Itta Bena.

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church will have a historical celebration, “Empowerment of Knowledge.” When: 2 p.m.

The New Zion Missionary Baptist Church choirs will observe their annual Choir Day. When: 3 p.m. Details:  The observance will feature Greenwood choirs from Hayward Chapel M.B. Church, Friendship M.B. Church, Morning Star M.B. Church, and Providence M.B. Church.

Monday, February 24

St. Francis Parish will have a Bible study in the friary library, led by the Rev. Cam Janas. When: 6 p.m.

Tuesday, February 25

New Zion Missionary Baptist Church will have its Couples for Christ Fellowship. When: 6:30 p.m. Details: The theme is “Building Blocks for a Strong and Healthy Relationship,” and the speaker will be the Rev. Willie Jones of Jennings Temple A.M.E. Church. Married couples and singles are invited.

Thursday, February 27

The St. John District Association and Congress of Christian Education of Leflore County  will hold its Mid-Winter Institute. When/where: 6 p.m. at Strangers Home M B. Church. Details: The guest speaker will be the Rev. Kenneth Milton Sr., pastor of Morning Star M. B. Church. The general public is invited to attend. For more information, contact Dr. Calvin E. Collins, Congress president, at 455-9311.

Friday, February 28

Bethesda Five Points Center (formerly Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries) will host “Family Fun Night & a Movie.” When/where: 6:30 p.m. at 615 Puckett Ave. Details: Donation: $5. Minister Fanny Stevenson is in charge. For more info, call 392-1968.

Saturday, February 29

Sycamore Street Church of Christ will have its black history program. When: 1 p.m. Details: Community honorees will include Charles Cooley, Pastor William Morris, Bertram Keys, Russell Baxter and  Areka Watkins-Thomas. The theme is “No Longer Slaves — Now is the Time to Break Every Chain!”

Sunday, March 1

New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its 129th anniversary. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. William Morris, pastor of Locust Grove M.B. Church in Greenwood, will speak.

Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Coila will hold its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. John R. Body, pastor of New Foundation Missionary Baptist Church in Greenwood, will speak. The colors are black and red.

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Charlie Smith, pastor of Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church, will speak.

Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 3 p.m. Details: The Rev. Aaron Brown, pastor of Summerfield M.B. Church in Vaiden and St. George Chapel in Greenwood, will speak. The colors will be turquoise and silver.

St. Paul Cathedral will have a Sunday Night Fellowship Service. When: 5 p.m. Details: The guest speaker will be The Rev. Louis Coleman of New St. John M.B. Church and Mt. Carmel M.B. Church of Itta Bena.

Monday, March 2

St. Francis Parish will have a Bible study in the friary library, led by the Rev. Cam Janas. When: 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 7

A health chat will take place.  When/where: 10 to 11 a.m. at Locus Benedictus Retreat Center, 1407 Levee Road.  Details: Dr. Mary Carol Miller of Greenwood Leflore Hospital will discuss “What You Need to Know about the Coronavirus.”  For more information, call the Greenwood Leflore Hospital Marketing and Communications Department at 451-7548.

Sunday, March 8

Bethesda Five Points Center (formerly Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries) will present its one-day, three night “Soul-Saving Fire Revival.” When: 11 a.m. March 8 and 7 p.m. March 9-11 at 615 Puckett Ave. Details: The speakers will be: Sunday,  Pastor Marilyn Jones; March 9, Pastor Randy Westbrook of Pillow Chapel M.B. Church; March 10, Pastor William Morris of Locust Grove M.B. and Spring Hill M.B. churches; and, March 11, Pastor Clarence “CJ” Johnson, of Greater New Home M.B. Church in Quito. For more info, call 392-1968.

Bear Marsh Missionary Baptist Church in Carrollton will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The Rev. Sammie Blake, a member of the church and the pastor of Burning Bush Missionary Baptist Church of Grenada, will speak. The theme is “Family and Friends, Raising The Standard for Christ.”

City of Refuge Ministries will have an appreciation celebration for its pastor, Bishop Randy Adams, and his wife, Mable. When: 2:30 pm. Details: The guest speaker will be Apostle Frederick Adams of Greater Restoration Revival Temple.

Saint Mary’s Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual youth revival. When: 6 p.m. March 8-10. Details: Those featured will be: March 8, Minister Monique Reed and the Saint Mary’s Youth Choir; March 9, Evangelist Wondrietta Crockett and the Bethlehem Youth Choir of Morgan City; and, March 10, the Burning Bush Praise Team of Grenada, the Young Ladies of Christ Praise Dancers, Mount Pleasant Church in the Rising Sun community, and many more.

Tuesday, March 10

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual youth revival. When: 7:30 p.m. March 10-12. Details: Evangelist Sherry Maggitt will speak.

Sunday, March 15

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its Pack A Pew program. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: Evangelist Victoria Emmons, assistant pastor of Hayward Chapel M.B. Church, will speak.

Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have an appreciation program for musician Omar Emmons. When: 2 p.m.

Saturday, March 28

Bethesda Five Points Center (formerly Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries) will have Color Craft Pictures Day. When/where: All day, by appointment, at 615 Puckett Ave. Details: Donation: $5. For more info, call 392-1968 or 392-7332 for TiJuanda Beckworth, project coordinator.

Sunday, March 29

Morning Star Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. Cedric Reed of Salem M.B. Church will speak.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Choir Day. When: 2 p.m.

Sunday, April 12

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

Friday, April 24

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its Men and Women Conference. When: 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 25

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a fundraiser. When: 1 p.m.

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