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.

Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have an appreciation program for drummer Jerrian Peterson. When: 6 p.m. Details: The Rev. Kadeen “Sam” Morris of Mount Pleasant M.B. Church will speak.

Sunday, April 28

Harmony Baptist Church in Carroll County will hold a Harmony Cemetery Association meeting and homecoming. When: 10:30 a.m. Details: The Rev. Larry Edwards will be the guest speaker, and Wilton Neal will be the music director.

Jennings Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will have its annual Missionary Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Dr. Kimberly Jefferson, a member of the church, will speak.

Acona United Methodist Church, near Lexington, will have its 144th annual homecoming celebration. When: 11 a.m. Details: The Rev. Daniel Herring, pastor of First United Methodist Church of Grenada, will speak. Food and fellowship will follow at the Acona School Community House.

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.

Mount Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will have its annual Usher Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Bessie Steele Jones of St. John M.B. Church will speak.

St. George Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have an 11th-anniversary program for its pastor, the Rev. Aaron Brown, and his wife. When: 2 p.m. Details: The Rev. J.H. Brown, pastor of Mount Olive M.B. Church, will speak.

Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its annual Choir Day. When: 2:30 p.m. Details: The theme is “Sing Praises to God.” Choirs are asked to prepare two selections.

DeCell United Methodist Church will host a Ten Commandments  program by the DeCell United Methodist Women. When: 3 p.m.

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 p.m. Monday through May 3. 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 be held. When/where: Monday through May 3 at Providence M.B. Church, with classes beginning at 6 p.m. and addresses at 8 p.m.  Details: The speakers will be: Monday,  the Rev. Jessie Payne, moderator; Tuesday,  Charles Ollie, dean; Wednesday, Edna Powell, women’s president; and Thursday, the Rev. Calvin Collins, president  The public is invited.

Strangers’ Home Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual revival. When/where: 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday at Friendship M.B. Church. Details: The evangelists will be: Monday, the Rev. William Morris; Tuesday, the Rev. Steven Collins; Wednesday, the Rev. David Henderson; and Thursday, the Rev. Sammy Townes.

Tuesday, April 30

Pleasant Green Missionary Baptist Church in McCarley will have its annual three-night revival. When: 7 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Details: Pastor James Forrest of Benford United Methodist Church in Duck Hill, will speak.

Wednesday, May 1

Mission Mississippi of Leflore County will hold a prayer breakfast. When/where: 6:45 a.m. in the fellowship hall of First Presbyterian Church.

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

New Zion Rock Missionary Baptist Church in Berclair will have a revival. When: 7 p.m. Wednesday through May 3. Details: The Rev. R.L. Harris 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.  

Sunday, May 5

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

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!"

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.

Brooklyn Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have revival services. When: 7 p.m May 6-9.  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. May 6-8. 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. 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.

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.

Sunday, May 12

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.

Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual 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.

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.

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

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.

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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