Church News for Saturday, May 25


Anniversaries/Annuals

New Salem Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill will celebrate the anniversary of their pastor and wife, Rev. Clark and Hazel Thomas, at 3 p.m. June 2. Rev. Elvin Jackson, pastor of S.C.O.P.E. Ministries Church, will be the anniversary messenger.

Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church of Cornerstone will hold a pastoral appreciation celebration for Rev. Fredric and Melissa Roberts at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Robert Anderson, pastor of Mulberry Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Altheimer, will bring the message.

Paradise Missionary Baptist Church in Grady will hold the 17th appreciation celebration for its pastor and wife, Rev. Sylvester and Brenda Kearney, Sunday. Rev. A.G. Green, pastor of Lightwood Baptist Church at Halley, will be the guest speaker at 11 a.m. At 2:30 p.m., Rev. Alvin Lowe, pastor of Prairie Lake Baptist Church, will give the sermon.

Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Grady will celebrate the 13th anniversary of its pastor, Rev. James C. Lee, at 3 p.m. Sunday. Bishop Cleven Washington of Beauty of Holiness Church of God in Christ at Kansas City, Mo., will be the guest speaker.

Greater Ward Chapel AME Church, 3700 W. Sixth Ave., will hold their annual Steward Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Chestine Sims, pastor of Union AME Church at Little Rock, will be the guest preacher.

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Grady will hold their 124th church anniversary/homecoming celebration at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Herbert Shirlee of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.

New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 1317 Texas St., will hold its ushers’ annual program at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Gabriel Jackson will be the speaker.

New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Dumas will hold their annual Family and Friends Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Travis Jackson, pastor of Bailey Chapel AME Church at Gould, will be the guest speaker.

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will have their annual ushers’ program at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Hosea Miller, pastor of Union Baptist Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer, will be the guest speaker.

Belmont Missionary Baptist Church in Moscow will hold their annual Cemetery Program at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Jerome Roland, pastor of Happy Home Missionary Baptist Church at Jefferson, will be the guest speaker. The program is an effort to raise funds for the upkeep of Belmont Cemetery.

Kings Highway Missionary Baptist Church, 2312 Fluker Ave., will hold their annual Mission Service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Panelists will discuss “How to face and overcome gender challenges in the Christian homes.”

Men’s/Women’s Day

Greater Battle Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will hold its annual Women’s Day celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday. Joann Barron, first lady of Full Faith Christian Center, will be the guest speaker. Women are asked to wear red.

Mulberry Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 719 Ohio St., will hold its Men’s and Women’s Day program at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Patrick Lockett, apostle and pastor of New Community Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 600 E. 38th Ave., will hold their annual Men’s Day Sunday. At 11 a.m., Rev. Edward Parker of Little Rock will be the guest speaker. At 3 p.m., Rev. Leroy Edwards of New Town Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest speaker and Men N Black will be the guest choir.

New Faith Missionary Baptist Church, 3800 Fir St., will hold its annual Women’s Day service at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Bobbie Brooks of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church at Dumas and the first lady of Marzell Missionary Baptist Church of Moscow. A mass choir will sing.

Cherry Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Moscow will hold its annual Men’s Day service Sunday. Rev. Ron Womack, associate minister at Old St. James Church, will be the guest speaker at 11 a.m. At 3 p.m. Sunday, moderator, Rev. Charles Helloms, pastor of Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Ladd, will be the guest speaker.

Newbirth Baptist Church, 401 E. Fifth Ave., will host its annual Women’s Day celebration at 11 a.m. Sunday. Betty Lea of Liberty Hill Baptist Church at Little Rock will be the guest speaker.

Revivals

Truth and Love Worship Center Church of God in Christ, 2006 W. 13th Ave., will begin the anniversary revival celebration honoring the pastor and wife, Henry Hellums Sr. and Jereline Hellums, Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. The celebration will be held at 3 p.m. June 2.

Living Word Baptist Church, 5617 Sulphur Springs Road, and will host revival services Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m. with Bernard “Mississippi” Mitchell of Mendenhall, Miss., as the guest speaker. First Missionary Baptist Church at Ladd is the co-sponsor.

Greater Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 3700 W. 13th Ave., will hold its annual revival services Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. Rev. Carl Perry, pastor of Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church at Cedar Bluff, Miss., will be the guest speaker.

Special Events

Robert William, bishop of Power of Prayer Outreach, will be the guest speaker at a special service at Eternal Life Ministry, 503 Pryce St., at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Clarence Peacock Ministries, 116 S. Plum St., will hold a spring fellowship service at 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Steering Committee of the Multi-District Congress of Christian Education will meet at Pine Hill Baptist Church, 2101 Reeker St., at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Bethel AME Church in Ladd will celebrate Family and Friends Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Curtis Allen of Mt. Joyner Missionary Baptist Church at Memphis, will be the guest preacher.

St. Peter’s Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 1201 S. Catalpa St., will hold a Memorial Day service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Marcus Martin of Columbus, Ohio, will be the guest speaker.

Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 2915 S. Main St., will hold a fellowship service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Billy Bradley will bring the sermon.

Smith Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will honor Robbie Williams, wife of Smith Chapel’s pastor C.L. Williams, during a banquet at the fellowship hall of Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2121 W. 26th Ave., at 6 p.m. Saturday. Guests are asked to RSVP by calling (870) 534-0211 or (870) 879-3960.

New Direction Baptist Church, 3000 Louisiana St., will honor Rev. James Wilkerson’s retirement as pastor of the church at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Marvin Wiley, pastor of Rock of Ages Baptist Church of Maywood, Ill., will be the guest speaker. Mt. Harmony Church Choir will sing.

Michael Freeman will preach his first sermon at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Moscow at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

New Jerusalem #2 Missionary Baptist Church, 1005 W. 12th Ave., will hold a Wabbaseka School Reunion program at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Arthur Lee Blood, pastor of Rose of Sharon Church at Little Rock, will be the guest speaker.

Rev. Cleophis Girley will deliver a special message at First Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer at 7 p.m. Sunday.

Youth

Solomon Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 8011 S. Olive St., will hold its annual Youth Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Jonathan Mitchell, associate pastor of Greater M. Olive Missionary Baptist Church at Tucker, will be the guest speaker.

Timothy Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1304 S. Apple St., will hold a children/youth rally at 10 a.m. Saturday featuring pledges, singing and representatives from the Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department. Rev. Robert Burton, associate minister at Highland Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. Classes will be taught by Rev. Charles Graham of Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church, Rena Hill-Chidester of Bethany Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, and others. Parents are asked to accompany children.