Bethel CME Church of Guntown will have revival services at 5 p

REVIVAL
n Bethel CME Church of Guntown will have revival services at 5 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The speakers will be the Rev. Robert Fields of St. Paul CME Church of Smithville on Sunday; the Rev. Michael Williams, pastor of Red Oak Grove M.B. Church of Saltillo on Monday; and the Rev. James Taylor, pastor of Crossroad CME Church of Prairie on Tuesday. The Rev. Jeffrey Freeman is the host pastor.
n Pleasant Plain M.B. Church will have youth revival services at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The speaker will be the Rev. Leslie Mabry, pastor of St. Paul M.B. Church of Amory. The Rev. Michael McGaha is the host pastor.
n Johnson Chapel Baptist Church of Shannon will have revival services at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Speakers will be the Rev. G. Wright, pastor of Center Hill M.B. Church; the Rev. Morgan, pastor of Faithful City Church; and the Rev. George Kendrick, pastor of Pine Grove M.B. Church. The Rev. Marvin J. McWhorter is the host pastor.
n Pontotoc Second Baptist Church will have revival services at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Speakers will be the Rev. David High, pastor of Oak Grove M.B. Church of New Albany, on Sunday; the Rev. Matthew Freeman, pastor of Naylor Chapel CME Church of Pontotoc, on Monday; the Rev. Robert Jamison, pastor of People’s Community Baptist Church of Tupelo, on Tuesday; and the Rev. Terry Baber, pastor of Ecru Second Baptist Church of Ecru, on Wednesday. The Rev. Charles Hall Sr. is the interim pastor.
n Watson Grove M.B. Church will have revival services at 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. Speakers will be the Rev. Raymond Shugars and the St. Paul Church family on Sunday; the Rev. Thomas Wilson and the Pleasant Grove Church family on Monday; the Rev. David High and the Oak Grove Church family on Tuesday; and the Rev. Artis Webber and the East Baptist Church family on Wednesday. The Rev. Avence Pittman Jr. is the host pastor.
n Concord Baptist Church of Booneville will have revival services at 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. Speakers will be students from Blue Mountain College.
n Pine Grove M.B. Church of Dorsey will have revival services at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The speaker will be the Rev. Fredrick Adam of Blackwood Grove. The Rev. Gregory Pegues is the host pastor.
n St. Paul M.B. Church of Ecru will have revival services at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The speaker will be the Rev. Chad Payton of St. James M.B. Church of Crawford. The Rev. Raymond Shugars is the host pastor.
n Mt. Pleasant Chesterville M.B. Church of Belden will have revival services at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The speakers will be Pastor Robert Parks of New Hope M.B. Church of Okolona on Monday; Pastor Charles Berry of St. Matthews M.B. Church of Fulton on Tuesday; and Pastor H.B. Sadler and Mud Creek M.B. Church of Saltillo on Wednesday. Pastor Henry L. Vaughn is the host.
n Calvary Baptist Church of Okolona will have revival services at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The speaker will be Dr. James Boyd, pastor of Zion Gates M.B. Church of Columbus. The Rev. Clarence Frison is the host pastor.
n Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Houston will have revival services at 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. The guests will be the Rev. Gregory Jones, along with the Greater Ebernezer Church family of Starkville. The Rev. Alan Atkinson is the host pastor.
n Brewer Baptist Church will have revival services at 6:30 p.m. April 26 and at 7 p.m. April 27-29. The speaker will be Bro. James Sprayberry, pastor of First Baptist Church of Bay Springs. The music evangelist will be Bro. Randy Woods of the First Baptist Church of Tupelo.
n Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church of Tupelo will have revival services at 6 p.m. April 26 and at 7 p.m. April 27-30. The speaker will be the Rev. H.B. Sadler of Mud Creek M.B. Church of Saltillo. The Rev. Willie James Matthews is the host pastor.
n Springhill M.B. Church will have revival services at 7 p.m. April 27-29. The speakers will be the Rev. Lee Brand, pastor of Beth-el M.B. Church of Starkville on April 27; the Rev. Leon Griffin, pastor of Greater New Prospect M.B. Church on April 28; and the Rev. George L. Kendricks, pastor of Pine Grove M.B. Church of Shannon on April 29. The Rev. Johnny L. Jointer is the host pastor.
n New Zion M.B. Church of Plantersville will have revival services at 7 p.m. April 27-May 1. The guests will be Dr. Charlie F. Barnes and the Mt. Peiler Baptist Church family of Starkville. The Rev. Celester Davis is the host pastor.
n New Life Community Church of Deliverance in Tupelo will have revival services at 7 p.m. May 11-15. The guests will be Pastor Lee Miller and the church family of Faith Harvest Church in Booneville.
MUSIC
n Shiloh Baptist Church at Big Creek will present “Rock of Ages 2009,” a concert of country legends, bluegrass and Southern gospel music, at 3:30 p.m. today. Admission is free. Food will be available. For directions, call (662) 628-5949.
n The Masters Quartet will be in concert on the following dates: 6 p.m. today, Living Waters Church, Mooreville; 6 p.m. April 25, Sarepta Baptist Church, Bruce; 10:30 a.m. April 26, Arbor Grove Baptist Church, Houston; 1 p.m. April 26, Trace Road Baptist Church, Amory; and 6:30 p.m. April 26, Center Hill Baptist Church, Ecru.
n Johnson Chapel Baptist Church of Shannon will have a choir concert at 6:30 p.m. today. The guest directors will be Sylvia Thornton and Reginald Buchanan. The Rev. Marvin J. McWhorter is the host pastor.
n Limestone Baptist Church near Nettleton will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. today featuring Saving Grace of Amory.
n Tracemen Quartet will be in concert at the following places: 7 p.m. today, Clear Creek Baptist Church, Lamar; and 3 p.m. April 25, Sparta Opry House, Sparta.
n The Walkers will be in concert at 7 p.m. April 24 at the Union Grove Family Worship Center of Mooreville. Pastor Ryan Napalo is the host.
n Still Blessed will be in concert on the following dates: 6 p.m. April 25, Light House Assembly, Saltillo, and 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 17, Woodland Baptist Church, Pontotoc.
n New Life Missionary Baptist Church of Rienzi will hold a musical praise service at 6 p.m. April 25. The Rev. V.L. Cummings is the host pastor.
n Sarepta Baptist Church of Bruce will have a gospel concert at 6 p.m. April 25 featuring Josh and Ashley Franks, The Masters Quartet and Kathy Edmonds. Keith Benefield is the host pastor.
n Thompson Chapel CME Church of Houlka will host a Gospel Extravaganza at 3 p.m. April 26. Singers will be the Poplar CME Church Male Choir of Saltillo, The Gospel Sons, the East Baptist Male Choir of Pontotoc, the New Zion M.B. Church Male Choir of Plantersville, the Usher Valley United Methodist Church Male Choir of Algoma, the Lane Chapel Male Quartet of Tupelo and the Carter Chapel Holiness Church Male Choir of Amory. Elder Luther Minor is the host pastor.
n The Adult Choir of Bethel CME Church will observe Choir Day at 3 p.m. May 3. The Rev. Jeffrey Freeman is the host pastor.
n The Spiritual Truelights will host a Gospel Explosion at 5 p.m. May 3 at the Springhill District Building on Flowerdale Drive in Tupelo. Special guests will be The New Converted Voices, Bless-Ed, Blest By Four, Annie amp& The Caldwells, The Gospel Original, Prof. Syman Saias amp& Rev. Get Right, and Harold Turrentine amp& Peculiar. Minister Bridgett Shelly of 94.9 Mayfield Radio will be the mistress of ceremony. Admission is $10 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under.
n Usher Valley United Methodist Church of Pontotoc will have a Mother’s Day gospel singing at 6 p.m. May 10. Singers will be the Usher Valley Mass Choir and Male Chorus, The Golden Echoes, Sons of Faith, Elder Melvin Penson and Rejoice, Heavenly Angels, Southern Travelers and Southern Jubilees. The sponsors are Charles Golden and James Hobson.
n The General Progressive Baptist State Convention of Mississippi Inc. convention choir will have rehearsal at 3 p.m. May 16 at Second Baptist Church in Verona. Evon Huddleston is the state music staff coordinator.
n Mississippi Burning 2009 will be at 6 p.m. May 24 at the St. Paul M.B. Church Outreach Center in Byhalia. Singers will be The Canton Spirituals, The Echoaires, Doc McKenzie and The Hi Lites; Lee Williams and The Spiritual QC’s, the Rev. Andrew Chears and The Song Birds, and The Mighty Gospel Warriors. Admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For tickets, call (901) 268-9229 or (901) 412-1140.
n The Pilgrim Jubilees of Chicago will have a homecoming celebration at 5:30 p.m. June 6 at Second Baptist Church Life Center in Houston. Guests include The Original Messengers, George McClain amp& The Memphis Harmonizers, the Mighty Gospel Warriors of Bruce, Kevin Thompson amp& The Sensational Six, The Reel Brothers, The Jones Brothers and True Voices of Faith. Emcees will be Charles Anthony of Byhalia and Charles Golden of Power 94.9 in Tupelo. Tickets are $14 in advance and $16 at the door for adults, and $6 at the door only for children 6-12. Five and under are free.
FUNDRAISERS AND BENEFITS
n New Life Community Church of Deliverance will have a yard sale at 6 a.m., a fish fry at 11 a.m. and gospel entertainment at noon today.
n The youth of Victory Church in New Albany will have a car wash from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, weather permitting. Prices are $15 for cars inside and out; $10 for cars outside only; $20 for trucks inside and out; and $15 for trucks outside only. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be for sale.
n A benefit for 10-year-old Blake Kennedy Jernigan, son of the Rev. Kenny and Tonyia Jernigan, will be held at 6 p.m. today at Greater New Prospect M.B. Church. Blake was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in February and is at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis receiving treatment. He will be there for six to 12 months. All proceeds will go to the Jernigan family. Donations also can be mailed to: Greater New Prospect M.B. Church, ATTN Lorine B. Clark, 33039 Hwy. 45 N., Nettleton, MS 38858. Make checks payable to the church and write “Blake Jernigan Benefit Program” in the bottom note section of the check.
n Victory Christian Academy will have a fundraising fish and chicken dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 25 at Victory Church in New Albany. Plates are $8 for adults and $4 for children 10 and under, dine in or carry out. To buy advance tickets, call Heather Lipsey at (662) 266-3539 or Kim Coker at (662) 316-3741.
n Oak Grove Baptist Church of New Albany will host the Twelve Table Seasonal Buffet and Fashion Show at 5 p.m. April 25 at the church’s Life Center. Tickets are $7. The Rev. David High is the host pastor.
n A benefit program for Sis. Beverly Heard Gates, daughter of Deacon Benjamin Heard Sr. and Sis. Corrine Heard, will be at 6 p.m. April 25 at Mt. Zion Troy M.B. Church.
n East Baptist Church in Pontotoc and the Faith-Full Community Choir will host a benefit for Jamaica “Macie” Harley, 10, and Kailey Cunningham, 11 months, at 6 p.m. April 25. Both children have forms of cancer. For more information or to make a donation, call (662) 401-8629 or 523-8833.
n “Dinner With a Purpose,” a fundraising event for Living Word amp& Praise Sanctuary Church, will be at 6:30 p.m. April 25 at the Rockwell Center on Joyner Street in Tupelo. Two menus will be available. All meals come with the main course, side dishes, salad, bread, dessert and drink. Tickets will be $8/adults, $5/children 11-15, $3/children 4-10 and free/children 3 and under. The meal will be prepared by Chef Willie and Minister Toni Morris. All proceeds will go to the church’s building fund. Pastor Tony B. Hereford is the host pastor. For tickets, call Chef Willie and Minister Toni Morris at (662) 401-4388 or 322-7612; First Lady Michelle Hereford at (662) 491-0554; or Chris Jones at (662) 321-2339.
n Hope Family Ministries will host their annual Charity Golf Classic at 8 a.m. May 29 at Natchez Trace Golf Club in Tupelo. Funds raised help provide biblical counseling and marriage enrichment workshops. The Rev. Mike Marecle is president and founder. For more information, call (662) 842-4673.
OTHER EVENTS
n The Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Tupelo meets at 11 a.m. each Sunday at Temple B’nai Israel at 1301 Marshall Street in Tupelo. On Sunday, the speaker will be the Rev. Doak Mansfield. On April 26, Stewart Guernsey will discuss “Discovering a Spiritual Path for a New Millenium.” Visit the website at www.uutupelo.org for directions and for more information.
n New Direction Church will celebrate the fifth anniversary of Pastor Jimmy Copeland and First Lady Paula Copeland at 3 p.m. today. The speaker will be Bishop C.L. Parks of Temple of Compassion and Deliverance.
n The Ministers Wives and Pastors Wives Auxiliary of Northeast Mississippi will have a prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. today at the Spring Hill District Association Building in Tupelo. The theme is “The Mantle of Leadership.” The Rev. Dr. James L. Tucker will be the speaker. RSVP by April 11 to (662) 842-7020, (662) 963-3724 or (662) 566-7698. Shirley Damon is president.
n The Inspirational Community Baptist Church of Tupelo will have a Health Families, Healthy Community Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon today. The staff of the Family Resource Center will be the presenters. Pastor Cordell Phillips is the host pastor.
n Macedonia M.B. Church of Houston will have a missionary prayer breakfast service at 9:30 a.m. today. The theme is “Prayer and Supplication.” The Rev. John Cox is the host pastor.
n St. Paul United Methodist Church of Tupelo will host a health fair at 10 a.m. today. The health fair is sponsored by Dr. Norris V. Crump and Associates. Free health care services and information will be provided. Hemoglobin and cholesterol tests will be offered for $5 each. The Rev. Dr. Jimmy Barnes is the host pastor.
n Victory Church in New Albany will hold Parents Night Out from 6 to 9:30 p.m. today. VCA competition youth will keep the children, feed them and offer activities. The fees are $10 for one child, $15 for two children and $20 for three children. For more information, call Heather Lipsey at (662) 266-3539 or Kim Coker at (662) 316-3741.
n The Brotherhood of Ripley Second Baptist Church will have a program on Sunday. The theme is “Being About Our Father’s Business, 100 Men Strong.” Pastor Willie Paine is the host.
n Mt. Moriah Holiness Church in Guntown will observe Women’s Day at 11:45 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Minister Sally Myles of Augusta, Ga. Singing will be by the Mt. Moriah Choir. Elder James Robinson is the host pastor.
n New Prospect M.B. Church of Nettleton will have an Usher Board program at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be the Rev. Anthony Simmons of Darden Chapel M.B. Church of Okolona. The Rev. George Taylor is the host pastor.
n Cherry Creek M.B. Church of Ecru will have a pastor’s appreciation service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The guests will be the Rev. Donnell Nichols and Mt. Zion M.B. Church of Verona. The Rev. Cornelious Medcalf is the host pastor.
n Sandhill M.B. Church of Baldwyn will have a birthday tea at 3 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Sis. Linnette Miller of Faith Harvest Church in Booneville, along with the church’s Praise Team.
n McDonald United Methodist Church Women will present “Women of the Bible” at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church in Pontotoc. The Rev. Dr. Maurice Smith is the host pastor.
n Jerusalem M.B. Church of Nettleton will have an usher program at 3 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Pastor Jack Shelton of New Bethel Church in Plantersville, accompanied by his choir and church family. Pastor Craig Fields is the host.
n Red Hill M.B. Church of Blue Springs will celebrate the anniversary of the Rev. and Sis. Willie Bogan at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guests will be the Rev. Franklin Howell and the Bethlehem Church of Falkner.
n Trinity CME Church of Guntown will observe Missionary Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Elnois Tucker, a member of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Plantersville. Special singing will be by Anointed Voices of Guntown. The Rev. Mary Robinson is the host pastor.
n Palmetto CME Church and its Praise and Drill Team will host a Praise and Worship Extravaganza at 3 p.m. Sunday as part of Family and Friends Day. There will be singers, theatrical actors, dancers, drummers, instrumental players and more. The Rev. Leo M. Wright is the host pastor.
n Crossroad M.B. Church of Aberdeen will have an Usher Ministry program at 3 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be the Rev. Bobby Bowen, pastor of Christian Hill M.B. Church of Brooksville, accompanied by his ushers, choir and church family. The Rev. William L. Andrews is the host pastor.
n The Women on the Wall Ministry of Living Word and Praise Sanctuary will sponsor a Resurrection Conference, “Waiting to Excel: Adding to the Virtues of God,” at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The speakers will be Apostle Aaron and Prophetess Joanette Jones of Huntsville, Ala.; the Rev. Julius and Dr. Ethel Minor of Taylor; the Rev. Pat Head of Tupelo; and the Rev. Tony and First Lady Michelle Hereford. The Rev. Tony B. Hereford is the host pastor.
n A live simulcast of Dave Ramsey’s “Town Hall for Hope” via satellite will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Saltillo, Good News Church in Tupelo and St. Luke United Methodist Church in Tupelo. Ramsey will discuss the economy. The event is free.
n St. Paul M.B. Church, Cherry Creek M.B. Church, Center Hill M.B. Church and Ecru Second Baptist M.B. Church will have a community meeting at 9 a.m. April 25 at Cherry Creek M.B. Church. The Rev. Cornelious Medcalf is the host pastor.
n Cherry Creek M.B. Church will host a health fair from 9:30 a.m. to noon April 25. Free health care information will be available. Glucose and cholesterol tests will be offered for $8. A PSA test will be $20. The Rev. Cornelious Medcalf is the host pastor.
n Covenant Women of Destiny Conference will present “Women Empowered by God’s Glory” on April 25 at the BancorpSouth Conference Center in Tupelo. Prayer will be from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Session I will be at 10 a.m., Session II at 1 p.m. and Session III at 3 p.m. Speakers will be Pastor Darlene McCarty and Dr. Jettie Thomas, both of Memphis. Pastor Patricia H. Ross of Tupelo is the conference host.
n Jesus New Testament Holiness Church in the Red Hill community will host its annual Caring Conference at 11 a.m. April 25. The conference includes a morning keynote speaker, concurrent workshop sessions, lunch and a 6 p.m. service. Singing will be by the Conference Mass Choir under the direction of Verna Thornton of St. Louis. The conference is free. Pastor Hayes Long is the host.
n The Northeast Baptist Deacons Union Class will have its annual spring rally at 6:30 p.m. April 25 at Blackland M.B. Church of Tupelo. The speaker will be the Rev. Leotris Shumpert, pastor of Good Hope M.B. Church of Shannon. The Rev. Earlie Eddie Jr. is the host pastor.
n Zion Chapel M.B. Church will celebrate the anniversary of their pastor and his wife at 6 p.m. April 25. Guests will be the Rev. Colbert Graham and the Wilson Chapel Church. The Rev. Caleb Williams is the host.
n Parkers Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming at 10:30 a.m. April 26. Lunch will be at noon with singing in the afternoon featuring The Underwood Family. Bobby Fleming is the song director.
n Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church of Una will celebrate homecoming at 10:30 a.m. April 26. Musical guests will be soloist Amy Dunnam and quartet Southern Joy, all of Mobile, Ala. A meal will be served.
n Palmetto CME Church and the Board of Christian Education will honor First Lady Gladys Wright with an appreciation program following the 11 a.m. worship service on April 26. A presentation of gifts from every ministry and auxiliary of the church will be followed by a fellowship dinner. The Rev. Leo M. Wright is the host pastor.
n New Bethel M.B. Church of Plantersville will observe Family and Friends Day at 3 p.m. April 26. The speaker will be the Rev. Billy Rainey, pastor of New Lebanon M.B. Church of Tupelo, accompanied by his church family. The Rev. Jack Shelton is the host pastor.
n East Fifth Street M.B. Church of Corinth will celebrate the church’s 69th anniversary at 3 p.m. April 26. The guests will be the Rev. Marvin McWhorter, moderator of the Springhill District Association, and his congregation from Johnson Chapel M.B. Church of Shannon. The Rev. Richard A. Wade is the host pastor.
n Second Baptist M.B. Church of Verona will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Rev. Larry M. and Sis. Angela Stone at 3 p.m. April 26. The speaker will be the Rev. Willie Bogan, pastor of Red Hill M.B. Church of Blue Springs, accompanied by his church, choir and ushers.
n Red Oak Grove M.B. Church of Saltillo will have Pastor and Wife Appreciation Day at 3 p.m. April 26. The speaker will be the Rev. Torrance McIntosh of Morning Star M.B. Church of Tupelo. Singing will be by the Red Oak Grove Choir and the Morning Star Choir. The Rev. Michael Williams Sr. is the host pastor.
n East Springhill M.B. Church will have a hat program at 3 p.m. April 26. The speaker will be the Rev. Lendell Nichols, pastor of Chapel Grove West M.B. Church of Okolona. The Rev. E. Lindsey is the host pastor.
n Mike and Deanne Barber of Mike Barber Prison Ministries will be at Faith Outreach Church in Okolona at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. April 26 and at 7 p.m. April 27. Pastor Jimmy Bryan is the host.
n Flatwood Grove Church of the Living God Evangelist Board services will be at 7:30 p.m. April 29-30. The speaker will be Pastor Jeremiah Simmons of Coleman Temple. Bishop H.L. Coleman is the host pastor.
n Words of Faith Ministries in Tupelo will host the Real Life, Real Women’s Conference April 29-May 2. Speakers will be Apostle Laura Thompson of Sheffield, Ala., at 7 p.m. April 29; Pastor Patricia McAllister of Tupelo at 7 p.m. April 30; Pastor Rozan Barting of Detroit, Mich., at 7 p.m. May 1; and Pastor Tinnona Patterson of Tupelo at 6 p.m. May 2. Overseer Gerald Patterson and Pastor Tinnona Patterson of the conference hosts.
n The Northeast District Ladies Retreat will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 2 at the Bethel Baptist Church of Fulton. The theme is “Bloom Where You Are Planted.” The speaker will be Diane Spriggs. The registration fee is $20 which includes a meal. A nursery will be provided. The deadline to register is April 25. For more information, call (662) 231-2759 or 315-7553.
n The GPBSC Brotherhood will present “Empowering Men for Praiseworthy Stewardship” at 6 p.m. May 2 at Greater New Prospect M.B. Church in Nettleton. The event is open to both men and women. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. John Johnson of St. Paul M.B. Church of Starkville. Lectures will be presented by prominent community leaders. The Rev. Leon Griffin is the host pastor.
n Victorious, the drama team of West Grove Church, will host Praise Night at 6:30 p.m. May 2 at the Houlka Community Center. Special guests will be Encouraged Mimes of Tupelo.
n St. Paul Outreach M.B. Church of Tupelo will celebrate the 12th anniversary of their pastor and his wife at 2:30 p.m. May 3. The guests will be Pastor Lewis Lockridge and the Kimble Chapel M.B. Church family of Belden. The Rev. William A. Shack is the host pastor.
n Sandhill M.B. Church of Baldwyn will celebrate the church’s anniversary at 3 p.m. May 3. The speaker will be the Rev. Houston Owens, pastor of Oak Hill M.B. Church of Booneville, along with his church family.
n Shammah Church will host a Deliverance Conference on May 5-8. Classes will be from 6 to 8 p.m. May 5 and at 7 p.m. May 6-8. Speaker and teacher will be Pastor Shelia Morrow of Deliverance Temple in Dayton, Ohio. Pastor Michael C. Goins is the host.
n St. Paul United Methodist Women will host their Mothers and Others Luncheon at noon May 9 at the St. Paul Christian Life Center in Tupelo. The speaker will be Julee Brown, co-anchor of the morning news on WTVA. Musical guest will be Lady Butler. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. For tickets, call Delores LaGrone at (662) 842-0597 or Catherine Smith at (662) 842-6268.
n New Life Community Church of Deliverance in Tupelo will have Tea Day at 3 p.m. May 17.
n The ushers of Chandlers Temple CME Church of Verona will observe Usher Day at 3 p.m. May 17. The speaker will be the Rev. A.C. Gilbert, pastor of Highs Chapel CME Church, accompanied by his ushers, choir and church family. Guest singers also will be Faith-Full from Palmetto CME Church. The Rev. Charles Young is the host pastor.
n Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in the Anchor community will celebrate their 150th anniversary from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 23 and from 10:30 a.m. to noon May 24. Lunch will follow the May 24 service. Bro. Danny Bryant is the host pastor.
n St. Paul Outreach M.B. Church of Tupelo will observe Ushers Day at 2:30 p.m. May 24. The speaker will be the Rev. Willie B. Sampson, pastor of Union Grove M.B. Church of New Albany. The Rev. William A. Shack is the host pastor.

Judy McGhee