Saturday, March 28
Bethesda Five Points Center (formerly Marilyn Jones-Bryant Ministries) has postponed its Color Craft Pictures Day, scheduled for Saturday, due to the COVID-19 crisis. The new tentative dates are June 26-28. For updates or other information, call TiJuanda Beckworth, project coordinator, at 392-1968 or 392-7332.
Locust Grove Missionary Baptist Church has canceled the women’s conference scheduled for Saturday.
Sunday, March 29
McClain Missionary Baptist Church will not hold its Fifth Sunday worship service. All services and events currently scheduled for McClain M.B. Church have been suspended until further notice. Church officers will notify members and the general public when this suspension is lifted.
Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church has canceled its annual Choir Day.
Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church ha canceled its spring revival. The event will be rescheduled later.
St. Luke Church of God in Christ has canceled its Pack the Pew Sunday.
Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Moorhead has canceled its Family and Friends Day.
Morning Star Missionary 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.
Greenwood Bible Fellowship Church will celebrate its 20th anniversary. When: 11 a.m. Details: The theme will be “Building the Platinum Church.”
Wesley United Methodist Church will present a dramatization of James Weldon Johnson’s “The Crucifixion” by Pauline Stamps. When: 11 a.m. Details: Soprano Trimeka Peoples will introduce the piece with a vocal rendition of “Were You There?”
Fifth Sunday Community Churches will have a fifth-Sunday fellowship. When/where: 11 a.m. at Jones Chapel No. 2 Missionary Baptist Church. Details: The Rev. W.M. Brown of Union Grove M.B. Church will speak.
Second Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church will have a fifth-year church anniversary program. When: 11:30 a.m. When: Deacon Sylvester Taylor will speak.
Tuesday, March 31
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Morgan City has postponed the anniversary celebration for Pastor Annie Dixon. The new dates will be announced later.
Sunday, April 5
Good Hope United Methodist Church in Vaiden will have Family and Friends Day. When: 2 p.m. Details: Assistant Pastor Maurice Warren of Memphis will speak.
Mount Carmel Baptist Church in Itta Bena will hold Union Passion Week. Details: The following ministers will give a sermon each night: 6 p.m. April 5, the Rev. R.L. Harris, pastor of New Zion Rock Missionary Baptist Church, Berclair; 7 p.m. April 6, the Rev. Jessie Taylor, pastor of Perry Chapel, Berclair; 7 p.m. April 7, the Rev. Willie Williams, pastor of Greater New Jerusalem, Itta Bena; 7 p.m. April 8, the Rev. James Ratliff, pastor of Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church, near Morgan City; 7 p.m. April 9, the Rev. Robert Anderson, pastor of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and Morgan Chapel Baptist Church, Morgan City; and 7 p.m. April 10, the Rev. Alexis Hamilton, pastor of Beulah Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Itta Bena. Easter morning service will be held at 6:30 a.m. April 12, with the Rev. Louis Coleman, pastor of Mt. Carmel Church and New St. John M.B. Church.
New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual spring revival. When: 6 p.m. April 5 and 7 p.m. April 6-9. Details: The Rev. Dr. William Morris, pastor of Locust Grove M.B. Church, will speak.
Monday, April 6
Holly Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Lexington will have its spring revival. When: 7 p.m. April 6-8. Details: The speakers will be: April 6, Bishop Anthony R. Williams of The Trinity House of Prayer Ministry in Greenville; April 7, Otha L. Campbell, pastor of Holly Grove and Mount Sinai churches in Lexington; and, April 8, Carlos Wilson, pastor of Ebenezer M.B. Church in Hattiesburg.
Friday, April 10
The Steward Board of Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Lexington will present “The Last 7 Sayings of Christ From the Cross.” When: 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 12
Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have an Easter sunrise service. When: 6 a.m. Details: The men will serve breakfast, and an Easter egg hunt will be held after the program. Pastor Jarvis Hemphill will speak.
Holmes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have its Easter program. When: 11:30 a.m.
Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual spring revival. When: 6 p.m. April 12 and 7 p.m. April 13-15. Details: The Rev. Rodney Richards of Walker Chapel M.B. Church in Doddsville and New Pilgrim M.B. Church in Ruleville will speak.
Wednesday, April 15
Changing of Life, Life Changing Outreach Ministry will celebrating the third pastoral anniversary for its leaders, Apostle Kathy and Elder Terrence White. When/where: 7 p.m. April 15-17 at the Masonic Temple (702 Lamar St.) in Itta Bena and 4 p.m. April 19 at RAW Station (1703 1/2 Carrollton Ave.) in Greenwood. Details: The theme and theme verse are “Labourer Are Worthy Of His Reward” and I Timothy 5:18. The guest speaker for April 15-17 will be Pastor Lovelle Butler of Shreveport, Louisiana, and the guest speaker for April 19 will be Bishop Kimberly Randle of Indianola.
Friday, April 17
Rock of Salvation Family Worship Center will have a two-night revival. When: 7 p.m. April 17-18. Details: The guest speaker will be Apostle Dr. Brandon Moore of New Beginnings Church Of Deliverance Ministries in Brandon.
Saturday, April 18
The Mighty Imperials of Morgan City will celebrate their 43rd anniversary. When/where: 6 p.m. April 18 at the Masonic Temple in Itta Bena and 6 p.m. April 19 at the Leflore County Civic Center in Greenwood. The emcee for Saturday will be Sis. Sheliah Mabry of Schlater, and the special guests will be The New Center Ridge Male Choir, The Heavenly Hearts, Soldiers Of Faith, The Gospel Travelers and Pastor Allan Henderson and Family. The emcee for Sunday will be Evangelist Vickii Emmons of Greenwood, and the special guests will be The Sonz Of God, RC Barnes And Another Chapter, The Delta Boyz, Pastor D'Antre Jackson and Trinityairies, Gifted, The Five Stars, Victory In Prayze, The West Sisters, and Kevin Thompson and Sensational Six. Also, on Sunday, there will be a donation of $10 for adults and $2 for children ages 6-11.
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.
Sunday, April 26
St. Paul Cathedral will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 8:45 a.m. Details: The theme is “There Is Strength In Unity,” and the theme verse is Psalms 133:1. Pastor Annie Dixon of Bethlehem M.B. Church of Morgan City will speak.
First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church will have its annual Family and Friends Day. When: 11:30 a.m. Details: The pastor, the Rev. W.M. Brown, will speak.
Sunday, May 10
Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have a Mother’s Day program. When: 11 a.m.
Sunday, May 17
Samuel Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will have Choir Day. When: 11 a.m. Details: All choirs, other groups and soloists are welcome.