Church News March 21, 2014


Anniversaries/Annuals

Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, 224 N. Cypress, will celebrate its 114th church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Pastor Robert Hadley of Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church.

Old Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 3116 Port Road, will observe its fifth appreciation celebration honoring Pastor Jerry and Gloria Hayes at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Rev. Billy Artis of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Urbana. Also, there will be a pre-anniversary program at 7 p.m. Saturday and the guest speaker will be Wiley Shelton of Motley Chapel Baptist Church.

Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Ladd will hold its family friends and neighbors day at 11 a.m. Sunday.

New Home Missionary Baptist Church, 3000 Orange St., will hold its annual mission program at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Pastor Darren Edgerson of St. Peters Rock Church.

New Direction Baptist Church, 3000 Louisiana St., will hold its annual layman observance at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Rev. Brian Dotson, pastor of Freedom Missionary Baptist Church of Altheimer.

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church of Moscow will hold a pre-anniversary program honoring Rev. Stanley R. Blair Sr., at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Rev. James Murray of Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church and its choir will provide the music.

Kingdom Builders Outreach Church of God in Christ, 3105 S. Apple St., will hold its annual family and friends day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Pastor Paul Robinson Sr., of Acts 2:4 Church of God in Christ of Little Rock.

Joy Community Church, 2101 E. 6th Ave., will hold its 18th annual women’s conference starting at 10 a.m. Saturday with special guests:Evangelist Gail Stith, district evangelist of Church of God in Christ, Evangelist Yulonda James, church evangelist of First Assembly of God Church and Evangelist Donna Hampton of Greater Christ Temple Church of Little Rock. Also, at 5 p.m. Sunday the guest speaker will be Pastor M. Linda Brown of Montgomery, AL.

Greater Deliverance Global Ministry will host family and friends day at 3 p.m Sunday at the Plaza Inn, #2 Convention Center Drive, in the Jefferson Room. The guest speaker will be Chelsie M. Hall of Little Rock.

Cherry Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Moscow will observe its eighth anniversary honoring Pastor David Marks Sunday. The 11 a.m. guest speaker will be Rev. Willie Laws of New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church of Cornerstone and the guest speaker for the anniversary program at 3 p.m. will be Dr. Donald L. Agee of New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church of Pine Bluff.

Men’s/Women’s Day

The Living Word Missionary Baptist Church, 5617 Sulphur Springs Road, will hold its women’s day celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Jeanette Cartwright of Zion Family Church.

First Missionary Baptist Church of Ladd will hold its annual women’s day celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Earsline Turner of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Altheimer will hold its annual men’s day celebration Sunday. Starting at 11 a.m., the speaker will be Associate Minister Carl E. Gardner and at 3 p.m. the guest speaker will be Rev. Learthur Shelton, pastor of Lampkin Chapel Baptist Church. The music will be provided by the Southeast Arkansas Male Chorus. The colors will be black and royal blue.

Bethel New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 2522 N. Pryce St., will hold its men’s day celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest preacher will be Rev. Glenn D. Barnes of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Concerts/Musicals

New Community Baptist Church, 321 Birch St., will hold a gospel musical round-up at 6:30 p.m. Saturday. The emcee will be Jody Luv, of Radio Personality. All groups, soloist, musicians and choirs are welcome to participate.

Cherry Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Moscow will hold a musical program at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Revivals

New Derrissaux Missionary Baptist Church, 4010 Old Warren Road, will hold its spring revival at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The guest speaker will be Elder James Murry of Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church.

Morris Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Sherrill will hold its spring revival at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The guest speaker will be Rev. Robert Thomas, pastor of Christian Fellowship Missionary Church.

Seven Star Missionary Baptist Church and Bailey Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Tillar will hold their joint spring revival at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. The guest speaker will be Rev. Larry Jordan, pastor of St. James Missionary Baptist Church of Texarkana and the featured soloist will be Rev. Reginald Rancifer.

Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 900 S. Grant St., will hold its revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. The guest speaker will be Evangelist S.E. Shaw, pastor of New Faith Missionary Baptist Church. Musical guests will be the New Faith Choir.

Special Events

Travelers Rest Baptist Church of Grady will host fellowship services at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Pastor P.C. Holley of Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Dumas and McGehee.

Amos Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2401 Port Road, will hold its service in honor of Dr. Robert Willis Jr., at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Rev. Timothy Jones of Bethlehem Worship Center of Dumas. The musical guests will be Bethlehem Choir, True Vine”E” Choir, Mt. Olive Choir and Grace and Mercy Choir. Also, a birthday dinner honoring Dr. Willis, sponsored by the Deacon Ministry, will be held at Leon’s Catfish at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

The monthly worship service of the Pastoria Singing Union will be held at St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church of Sherrill at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 1100 Oakwood Road, will host the devine fellowship of Christian churches at 6 p.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Pastor Anthony L. Walker Sr., of Mulberry Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

New Salem Missionary Baptist Church of Sherrill will hold the first sermon service honoring Kenya Wiggins at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2121 W. 26th Ave., will hold the first sermon service honoring Rev. Christopher Jones at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

Old St. James Baptist Church, 1307 W. 16th Ave., will hold a birthday celebration honoring Margaret Allen at 3 p.m. Sunday. The featured guests will be the Old St. James Gospel Choir. Other musical guests will be The Spiritualettes, Gospel Sonz, the Williams Singers and Spiritual Wings of Joy.

Tracy Shavers Ministries will present a ministry launch banquet at Bethany Chapel Church, 1923 S. Olive St., at 6 p.m. Saturday. To RSVP call Damaris Mims at (870) 718-7357.

Youth

Trinity Episcopal Youth Community will sponsor a laser tag event at the Jack and Jill Fun Zone, 2901 Pines Mall Drive, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Details: Call Nick Makris at (870) 489-5884 or the church office at (870) 534-3832.

Mt. Olive AME Church of Tarry will hold its annual youth day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Rev. Chilton Blunt of New St. James Missionary Baptist Church. The emcee will be Minister Warren Cork of Wheeler Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.