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.

A gospel singing will be held. When/where: 6 p.m. at Gore Springs Community Center. Details: Performers will include The Slaton Family, Canaan Way and Fishers of Men. There will be a concession stand with hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, drinks and desserts.

Rock of Salvation Church will have pre-Mother’s Day services. When: 7 p.m. Details: Evangelist Elizabeth Crain McDowell of Chicago will be the guest minister.

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.

Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries will host a l Mother’s Day service. When: 10:59 a.m. When: Elnora Oliver, a member of the ministry, will speak. The men of the ministry will prepare and serve dinner immediately after the service.

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.

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.

Perry Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its Mother’s Day celebration. When: 11 a.m. Details: Marilyn Knight of Pearl will speak. The colors are red, white and black.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Sidon will have its Mother’s Day program. When: 11 a.m. Details: Bessie Steele, a member of the church, will speak.

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. Details: Evangelist Nellie Morgan will speak.

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. Monday-Wednesday. Details: The Rev. Cedric Reed will speak.

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

Friday, May 17

St. Paul Cathedral will have a Friday Night Live service. When: 7:30 p.m. Details:  Apostle Kathy Anderson of Powerhouse Deliverance Temple of Hollandale will speak.

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.

Shiloh Seventh-day Adventist Church  will have its annual Community Guest Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: Judge and attorney Carlos D. Palmer, Carlos Barbosa, Robert Sims and Zeta Amicae of Itta Bena will be honored for their service in the community.

Sunday, May 19

Providence Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Youth Day. When: 10:45 a.m. Details: Ja’Kayla Dent and Brandon Henry will speak. The theme is “The Sermon We’d Rather See!”

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. Rehearsal will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. 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.

Saturday, June 1

The Fifth Sunday Fellowship Scholarship Banquet will be held. When/where: 6 p.m. at the Leflore County Civic Center. Details: Abe McGlothin Jr., formerly of Greenwood and now an assistant U.S. attorney in Dallas, will speak. Tickets are $25 and can be bought at Locust Grove M.B. Church, Union Grove M.B. Church, Jones Chapel No. 2 M.B. Church or Community Baptist Church.

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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