Greater Life United Pentecostal Church of Corinth will have youth revival services at 7:30 p

REVIVAL
n Greater Life United Pentecostal Church of Corinth will have youth revival services at 7:30 p.m. today and at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Bro. Sammy Sherrill. The Rev. and Mrs. Don Clenney are the hosts.
n Red Hill M.B. Church will have revival services at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Speakers will be the Rev. Gabe Jolly III and Hopewell of Rienzi on Sunday; the Rev. Lesley Mabry and St. Paul of Amory on Monday; and the Rev. Joe L. Waldrop and Pine Bluff of Myrtle on Tuesday. The Rev. Willie Bogan is the host pastor.
n Mud Creek M.B. Church will have youth revival services at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The theme is “Remember Now Your Creator in the Days of Your Youth.” The speaker will be the Rev. Lewis H. Lockridge, pastor of Kimble Chapel M.B. Church. Singing will be by area choirs. The Rev. H.B. Sadler is the host pastor.
n Center Hill Missionary Baptist Church will have revival services at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The speaker will be the Rev. Robert Brownlee of A Gate Church of Louisville. The Rev. Jimmy D. Wofford is the host pastor.
n The Aberdeen-Tupelo District and Oak Grove CME Church young adults will have revival services at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Oak Grove CME Church in Rienzi. The speaker will be the Rev. Aretha Collier, pastor of Norton Springs and Wesley Chapel CME Churches. Elder Leo. M. Wright is the host elder, and the Rev. Ida Price is the host pastor.
n Trinity Outreach Center in Houston will have revival services at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. The speaker will be Evangelist Ruby Holland Hutchins of Memphis. Superintendent G.L. Huggins is the host.
n Oak Grove M.B. Church of New Albany will have revival services at 6 p.m. March 15 and at 7 p.m. March 16 and 17. The speaker will be Pastor Chad Payton of St. James M.B. Church of Crawford. Singing will be by a different choir each night. The Rev. David High is the host pastor.
n Morning Star M.B. Church will have revival services at 6 p.m. March 15 and at 7 p.m. March 16 and 17. The speaker will be the Rev. Glenn Parks, pastor of New Chapel United Methodist Church of Plantersville and Big Hill United Methodist Church of Pontotoc. The Rev. Torrance McIntosh is the host pastor.
n People’s Community Baptist Church of Tupelo will have revival services at 6 p.m. March 15 and at 7 p.m. March 16-17. The speaker will be the Rev. Jack Shelton and the church family and choir of New Bethel M.B. Church of Plantersville. The Rev. Robert Jamison is the host pastor.
n Bethel Baptist Church of Nettleton will have revival services at 5 p.m. March 15 and at 7 p.m. Monday 16-18. The speaker will be Bro. Kerry Nelson of Grace Memorial Baptist Church. Bro. Thomas Neal is the host pastor.
n East Baptist M.B. Church of Pontotoc will have youth revival services at 7 p.m. March 16-18. The theme is “Walk It Out With Jesus.” The speaker will be the Rev. John Johnson of St. Paul M.B. Church of Starkville. The lecturer will be Kendrick Salvage of Philadelphia M.B. Church of Oxford. Artis Webber Jr. is the host pastor.
n Red Oak M.B. Church of Tupelo will have young adult revival services March 16-18. The speakers will be the Rev. Craig Fields on March 16; the Rev. Wince on March 17; and the Rev. Tyrone Pepper on March 18. The Rev. Charles Cox is the host pastor.
n Chapel Grove West M.B. Church of Okolona will have revival services at 7 p.m. March 16-20. The speaker will be the Rev. Tommy Ratliff, accompanied by the church family of Ebernezer M.B. Church of Guntown. The Rev. D. Lendell Nichols is the host pastor.
n New Providence M.B. Church of Tupelo will have revival services at 7 p.m. March 16-20. The evangelist will be the Rev. S.E. Banks, pastor of New Temple M.B. Church of Fulton. Singing will be by the New Providence choir and area choirs. The Rev. Elston Charles Kemp is the host pastor.
n New Lebanon M.B. Church of Tupelo will have youth revival services at 7 p.m. March 17-19. The speaker will be the Rev. Kenneth Jernigan. Pastor Billy D. Rainey is the host.
n Red Bud M.B. Church will have revival services and a youth conference at 7 p.m. March 17-20. The speaker will be Dr. Frank E. Ray Sr. of New Salem M.B. Church in Memphis. Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall after the service on March 20. The Rev. Jermal Boddie is the host pastor.
n Shammah Church of God in Christ will have youth revival services at 7 p.m. March 18-20. The speaker will be Onae Chatman.
n Blackland M.B. Church will have revival services at 7 p.m. March 24-27. Speakers will be the Rev. Robert Parks of New Hope in Okolona on March 24; the Rev. Claude Thomas of New Macedonia of Smithville on March 25; the Rev. Robert Townsel of Una Community Church of Prairie on March 26; and the Rev. Billy Rainey of New Lebanon of Tupelo, accompanied by his choir and church family, on March 27. The Rev. Earlie Eddie Jr. is the host pastor.
n Second Baptist Missionary Baptist Church of Verona will have revival services at 6 p.m. April 5 and at 7 p.m. April 6-9. The speaker will be the Rev. Jeffery Daniels, pastor of White Hill M.B. Church of Tupelo. Music will be by area church choirs. The Rev. Larry M. Stone is the host pastor.
MUSIC
n The Masters Quartet will be in concert at the following dates and places: 6 p.m. today at Faith Baptist Church in Amory; 5 p.m. March 21 at The Fishing Hole in Oxford; 4 p.m. March 28 at the Friendship Volunteer Fire Department in Peppertown; 1 p.m. March 29 at Carnation Baptist Church in Okolona; and 6 p.m. March 29 at Faith Bible Church in Houston.
n The Tracemen Quartet will be in concert at the following dates and places: Today at the Gospel Music Expo at The Mall at Barnes Crossing in Tupelo; at 7 p.m. March 21 at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church of New Albany; and at 6:30 p.m. March 29 at Arbor Grove Baptist Church of Houston.
n Red Oak Grove M.B. Church of Saltillo will observe Adult Choir Day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Michael Williams Sr. is the host pastor.
n Charles Golden will present Choir Fest at 6 p.m. March 14 at East Baptist Church in Pontotoc. Featured guests include the East Baptist Youth Choir and Mass Choir, Voices from the Land of Hanging Grapes, Chris Hatchett and S.4.C., Faithful, Harold T. and Peculiar, The Burnside Singers, and Tim Frierson and Determined. Mary Sellars of WSAO Radio of Senatobia will be the emcee. Pastor Artie Webber Jr. is the host pastor.
n Hill’s Chapel Baptist Church near Kirkville will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. March 14 featuring The Kennedy Family. Pastor Eric Dobbs is the host.
n Kimble Chapel M.B. Church of Belden will observe Adult Choir Day at 2:30 p.m. March 15. Pastor Lewis H. Lockridge is the host. Please register upon arrival.
n People’s Community Baptist Church of Tupelo will host a Gospel Praise Extravaganza at 3 p.m. March 15 featuring gospel praise teams, including PCBC’s Lil’ People of Praise and Spiritual Movement. Proceeds will go the building fund. To register, call Sis. Charlotte Pratt at (662) 321-1046. The Rev. Robert Jamison is the host pastor.
n Still Blessed of Tupelo will be in concert at the following dates and places: 5 p.m. March 15 at Bethel Baptist Church in Nettleton; and at 7 p.m. March 21 at the Pleasant Grove Free Will Baptist Church in Pontotoc.
n Red Oak M.B. Church of Tupelo will have a Song Fest at 6 p.m. March 15. The Rev. Charles Cox is the host pastor.
n Marty Magehee of the group 4Him will be in concert at 6 p.m. March 15 at the First Baptist Church in Saltillo.
n The Lane College Concert Choir will be in concert at 7 p.m. March 18 at Lane Chapel CME Church in Tupelo. Dr. Allen Franklin Todd II is the director.
n The 22-member African Children’s Choir will be at Calvary Baptist Church in Tupelo on March 27. Admission is free.
n The Mass Choir of Poplar CME Church of Saltillo will observe Choir Day at 2:30 p.m. April 5. Guests include the Kimble Chapel M.B. Church Choir of Belden, the Mud Creek M.B. Church Mass Choir and the Red Oak M.B. Church Choir of Saltillo. Elder Lawrence McKinzie is the host pastor.
n The Mighty Gospel Warriors will celebrate their anniversary at 6 p.m. April 12 at the Pontotoc Junior High School auditorium in Pontotoc. Singers will be the Mighty Gospel Warriors, Min. Darrell Petties, The Selvys, The Reel Brothers, The Cork Singers, Redemption, The Salem Harmonizers, The Spiritual Messengers, Tim Frierson amp& Determined, and Christian Crusaders. Minister Bridgett Shelly of WKIU will be the emcee. Tickets are $10 at the door and $5 for children 6-12.
FUNDRAISERS AND BENEFITS
n Chesterville Baptist Church of Tupelo will have a yard sale at 7 a.m. today. All proceeds will go to the youth fund.
n A benefit supper for Lamar Hale will be at 5 p.m. today at Sand Springs Church fellowship hall. Fish plates will be $10 and hamburger plates will be $5. Special music will be presented by Fishers of Men.
n The youth department of Poplar CME Church in Saltillo will have a car wash from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 14 at the Auto Zone on North Gloster Street in Tupelo. Donations will be accepted.
n Blackland M.B. Church of Verona will have a basketball tournament at 4 p.m. March 13 and 14 at the Salvation Army Gym in Tupelo. Registration fee is $50 for each team. Admission to watch is $1 at the door. For more information, call Deacon Jeffery Lindsey at (662) 566-5515 or Deacon John Dunn at (662) 841-7920. The Rev. Earlie Eddie is the host pastor.
n A benefit for Fred Buchanan will be at 6 p.m. March 14 at the Zion Spring M.B. Church Family Life Center in Okolona. Pastor Nollen Elzie Sr. is the host pastor.
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. Helping Hands will meet at 8:45 a.m. today at 314 S. Church Street. On Sunday, there will be adult religious education with Betty Spencer leading the discussion of “The Power of Now,” Chapter 8. On March 15 the speaker will be the Rev. Doak Mansfield. On Feb. 22 Stewart Guernsey will discuss “Discovering a Spiritual Path for a New Millenium – A Beginning.” On March 29, there will be a board and congregation meeting. On April 5 the speaker will be Dr. Ken Kersen. Visit the website at www.uutupelo.org for directions and for information.
n The Union Cemetery meeting will be at 10 a.m. today at New Bethel M.B. Church of Plantersville. All area residents with family members buried at the cemetery at asked to attend. The Rev. Jack Shelton is the host pastor.
n The Hands and Feet Ministry of Valley Grove Baptist Church will host an open house and dedication of the new mission house at 11 a.m. today. The house is located in the Old Union Community.
n Mud Creek M.B. Church of Saltillo will host Career Day from noon to 3 p.m. today. Topics include “How to Apply For a Job,” “What You May Not Know” and “Interview Preparation.” The Rev. H.B. Sadler is the host pastor.
n New Prospect M.B. Church of Nettleton will celebrate the 16th anniversary of their pastor and his wife today and Sunday. A Gospel Explosion will be at 6 p.m. today with area choirs, groups and soloists participating. The anniversary celebration will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, with dinner from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. The Rev. George Taylor is the host pastor.
n Palmetto CME Church will conduct Second Sunday worship services at 8 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Leo M. Wright is the host pastor.
n Bethel CME Church will have early worship at 8 a.m. Sunday.
n Chandlers Temple CME Church of Verona will have early worship at 8 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Charles Young is the host pastor.
n Life Changing Ministries Church at 94 S. Thomas St. will have a dedication service at 10:15 Sunday to celebrate their move into a new location. The church has moved from 146 Thomas St., Suite E, to the old Lift building behind Starbucks on West Main St. Terry W. Traylor is the host pastor.
n Ebernezer M.B. Church of Guntown will observe Men and Women’s Day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The guests will be the Rev. Daryl Rucker and the Emmanuel Baptist Church of Baldwyn. The Rev. Tommy L. Ratliff is the host pastor.
n Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church of Tupelo will observe Usher Day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The theme is “Rendering Service to the Lord, Not to Man.” The speaker will be the Rev. Jonathan Tucker of New Birth Community Church of New Albany, accompanied by his church family. The Rev. Willie James Matthew is the host pastor.
n Ebernezer M.B. Church of Guntown will observe Men and Women’s Day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The theme is “We Are One Body in Christ.” The guests will be the Rev. Daryl Rucker and Emmanuel Baptist Church of Baldwyn. The Rev. Tommy Ratliff is the host pastor.
n The Women Missionary Society of Bethel CME Church will present “A Sea of Flowers” during the missionary program at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Jeffrey Freeman is the host pastor.
n Bro. Rodney Spears will preach his first sermon at 3 p.m. Sunday at Watson Grove Church. The Rev. Avence Pittman Jr. is the host pastor.
n Mt. Pleasant Chesterville M.B. Church will observe Usher Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The theme is “Giving Unselfish Service to Benefit Others.” The speaker will be Pastor Jeffery Daniel of White Hill M.B. Church. The Rev. Henry Vaughn is the host pastor.
n Palmetto CME Church and the Women’s Missionary Society will have their seasonal tea at 3 p.m. Sunday. The theme is “What Do You Have the Power to Do?” Musical guests will be Faith-Full. Refreshments will be served. The Rev. Leo M. Wright is the host pastor.
n Trinity CME Church of Guntown will observe Usher Appreciation Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Minister Ashley Hereford of Watch Night Ministries of Canton, Ga. Musical ministry will be by Bro. Timothy Wade and the Wade Family. The Rev. Mary Robinson is the host pastor.
n New Birth Ministries International will conclude the third anniversary celebration of their pastor at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Charles Bouldin Building on Eason Boulevard in Tupelo. The speaker will be Pastor Ryan French of Mt. Zion M.B. Church of Hamilton.
n Faith Outreach Church in Okolona will host “Night at the Movies” at 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free.
n Flatwood Grove Church of the Living God Home Mission program will be at 6 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Evangelist Maric Prather of Coleman Temple. Bishop H.L. Coleman is the host.
n Watson Grove will host a Youth Explosion at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Guests include the University of Mississippi Gospel Choir, the Rust College Choir, New Albany High School Steppers, New Birth Step Team, Unity Drama Team, Harold Turrentine amp& Peculiar, Bryan Green amp& VOW. The Rev. Avence Pittman Jr. is the host pastor.
n Calvary United Methodist Church of New Albany will host a series of Lenten lunches at 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday through April 8. Bring a sack lunch; dessert and drinks will be provided. The Rev. Creighton White is the host pastor.
n The North Mississippi area field missionaries prayer breakfast will be at 8 a.m. March 14 at Black Land M.B. Church. The theme is “Praying and Giving in the Name of Jesus.” The speaker will be Sis. Gloria Cox, GPBSC SWMU president Church of the NBCA Inc. The registration fee is $20. The Rev. Earlie Eddie Jr. is the host pastor.
n Higher Heights Apostolic Church in Plantersville will host “The After Effects of Pentecost” service at 4 p.m. March 14. The speaker will be Pastor Nickson of Jackson, La. Elder Nathan Brown is the host pastor.
n Mt. Moriah M.B. Church of Aberdeen will honor their pastor, the Rev. W.R. Sims, and First Lady Bonnie Sims, at 2:30 p.m. March 15. The speaker will be the Rev. Anthony Simmons and the Darden Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Okolona. First Lady Bonnie Sims will be honored at 6 p.m. March 14.
n Springhill M.B. Church will have a pastor’s aid program at 2:30 p.m. March 15. The speaker will be the Rev. Michael Williams, pastor of Red Oak M.B. Church in Saltillo. The Rev. Johnny Jointer is the host pastor.
n Pleasant Grove Baptist Church of Corinth will have a Missionary Society program at 3 p.m. March 15. The theme is “Christian Love.” Wear a flower that brings out your spiritual side. Sis. Ruby Bobo, Sis. Pinky Scales and Sis. Beverly Taylor will speak on a certain flower. The speaker preacher will be the Rev. Lynn Bess, pastor of Mason St. Luke, accompanied by his choir, ushers and church family. The Rev. J.L. Bobo is the host pastor.
n Rising Star M.B. Church’s Senior Women Mission Union will host the Missionary Day program at 3 p.m. March 15. The speakers will be Sis. Gloria Cox, Sis. Doris Suggs and Sis. Betty Thomas. The Rev. Dr. Melvin B. Lewis is the host pastor.
n Mt. Zion M.B. Church of Verona will observe Usher Day at 3 p.m. March 15. The speaker will be the Rev. Craig Fields of Jerusalem M.B. Church of Nettleton, along with his church family, choir and ushers. The Rev. Donnell Nichols is the host pastor.
n Mississippi State Home/Foreign Mission and Sunday School/HYPBC Convention of the Church of the Living God will be at 7:30 p.m. March 17-20 at the Bishop H.L. Coleman GPD Convention Center in Tupelo. Bishop H.L. Coleman is the state presiding prelate.
n The Rock Pentecostal Apostolic Church in Plantersville will have an Evangelist Explosion on March 20 and 21. The theme is “Rekindle the Fire.” The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. March 20. A choir workshop and choir rehearsal will begin at noon March 21. Conductors will be Bro. Ronald Cox and Bro. Willie Maxwell of Jackson. The Explosion Mass Choir will perform at 6 p.m. March 21. Speaker for both nights will be Evangelist Barbara Morton of Straightway Apostolic Church in Jackson, Tenn.
n Darrin English with Plalin English Ministries of Florence, Ala., will be the featured speaker at Crossroads Youth Center in Houlka from 5 to 10 p.m. March 21.
n East Spring Hill M.B. Church of Nettleton will have a candlelight program at 6:30 p.m. March 21. The Rev. E. Lindsey is the host pastor.
n Ebernezer M.B. Church of Guntown will observe Ushers Day during the morning worship on March 22. The Rev. Tommy L. Ratliff is the host pastor.
n People’s Community Baptist Church of Tupelo will have a missionary service at 2 p.m. March 22. The theme will be “Twelve Gates to the City – Entering the Kingdom God’s Way.” Speakers will be Sis. Catrina Clifton of People’s Community Baptist Church, Rev. Jessie Gilmore of Emmanuel Gospel of Grace of Verona, Sis. Virginia Hodges of Chandler’s Temple CME Church of Verona, Sis. Jean Jernigan of Greater New Prospect Baptist Church of Nettleton and Sis. Ann Thomas of New Lebanon Baptist Church of Tupelo. The Rev. Robert Jamison is the host pastor.
n New Lebanon M.B. Church of Tupelo will honor Pastor Billy D. and Sis. Wilma Rainey with an appreciation celebration at 2:30 p.m. March 22. The speaker will be Pastor Eddie Goliday of Clear Creek M.B. Church of Oxford.
n Northside Christian Church in West Point will have a dedication service for their new sanctuary on Cottrell Street at 3 p.m. March 22. The speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Charlie F. Barnes Sr. of Mt. Pelier M.B. Church of Starkville. The Rev. Orlando R. Richmond Sr. is the host pastor.
n Oak Grove M.B. Church of New Albany will have a Women’s Day and missionary program at 3 p.m. March 22. The speaker will be Sis. Stella Johnson of Cherry Creek M.B. Church. Singing will be by the Oak Grove Mass Choir. The Rev. David High is the host pastor.
n New Macedonia M.B. Church of Smithville will observe Family and Friends Day at 3 p.m. March 22. The theme is “We Gather Together – Seeing Through the Eye of Children.” The speakers will be C.J. Montgomery of Good Hope M.B. Church and Christopher Davis of St. John M.B. Church. Other guests will be New Temple Dorsey drill team and a song service by The Harris Family. The Rev. Claude Thomas is the host pastor.
n Chandlers Temple CME Church of Verona will observe Missionary Day with a program and tea at 4 p.m. March 22. The theme is “Christian Missionaries: A Light of Hope in a Troubled World.” The speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Eddie Jumper, pastor of City Roads Temple CME Church in Corinth, accompanied by his choir and church family. The Rev. Charles Young is the host pastor.
n Flatwood Grove Church of the Living God will have a black history program at 6 p.m. March 22. Call Elder Jeff Johnson at (662) 587-4766 to find out about having your child participate. Bishop H.L. Coleman Sr. is the host pastor.
n The Aberdeen-Tupelo District of the CME Church Women Missionary Society will have a 50 Women on State Parade March at 4 p.m. March 29 at Poplar Springs CME Church in Shannon. The Rev. Dr. Clementine Mays is the host pastor, and the Rev. Willie Mays is co-pastor.
n By Faith Baptist Church in Pontotoc will have a Judgment House from 6 to 9 p.m. April 1, 2, 4 and 5. The theme is “Prom Night ’09.” To make reservations, call (662) 488-1730.
* The Ladies of the First Baptist Church of West Point will sponsor a Women’s Spring Conference titled “Joy” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 4 at The Civic in West Point. The speaker will be Janie Walters, and the worship leader will be Becky Brown. Lunch will be served. For ticket information, call (662) 494-7749.
* People’s Community Baptist Church of Tupelo will celebrate their church’s fourth anniversary at 3 p.m. April 5. The speaker will be Bishop Calvin Wortham and the Church of the Living God church family and choir of Thaxton. The Rev. Robert Jamison is the host pastor.

 

Judy McGhee