Church news


Anniversaries/Annuals

Greater Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 3700 W. 13th Ave., will hold its 112th church anniversary on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. George Waters Jr., interim pastor of Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Allen Temple AME Episcopal Church, 1123 Virginia St., will hold its 125th church anniversary and homecoming Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Thurston B. Lamb, pastor of Bethel AME Church in Lonoke, will be the guest speaker.

Eternal Life Ministry Church, 503 S. Pryce St., will host a 22nd anniversary celebration for its pastor/bishop, Dennis Holly, and wife, Bernice Holly, on Sunday at 3 p.m.

Kindling Star Baptist Church at Moscow, will celebrate the sixth anniversary of its pastor and wife, Rev. Ervin Batemon Sr. and Stephanie Batemon, Sunday at 3 p.m. The celebration will take place at Cherry Hill Baptist Church in Moscow and the guest speaker will be Rev. Glen Barnes, pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Pine Bluff.

International House of Prayer, 4106 W. 12th Ave., will host a 42nd anniversary program to honor its bishop, G. Lusk, Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Sammie Smith, pastor of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Rison, will be the guest speaker.

Rose Hill Baptist Church, 2121 W. 26th Ave., will host the 56th anniversary of KCAT Gospel Caravan on Sunday at 6 p.m. Rev. Joseph Valliant Jr., pastor of Morris Chapel Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. Rev. Samual Criss is the president, and Ruby Criss is secretary of the caravan. Guest groups include the Jackson Airs, White Family, Morris Chapel Choir, Greater Mount Sinai and New Bethlehem Choir.

Oak Grove Central Baptist Church in Tucker will host Rev. Milton Curtis Jones Jr. during his first sermon on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Jones is the son of Rev. Milton Curtis Jones Sr. and Autra Dunn.

Kings Highway Baptist Church, 2312 Fluker St., will celebrate the annual usher’s ministry day on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Aaron Johnson, pastor of Liberty Hill Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

New Direction Baptist Church, 3000 Louisiana St., will hold its annual usher program on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Steven King, pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4807 W. Sixth Ave., will host the annual National Day of Prayer on Nov. 17 at 5:30 p.m. presented by the Arkansas Chapter of National Trusted Partners for Christ.

Newbirth Baptist Church, 401 E. Fifth Ave., will hold its choir annual on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Clark Thomas, pastor of New Salem Baptist Church at Sherrill, will be the guest speaker.

Union Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will hold its 49th annual choir day on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Lloyd Holcomb Jr., pastor of Barraque Street Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Dumas will hold its annual celebration of harvest on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Isom Cross, pastor of Union Baptist Church in Dumas, will be the guest speaker.

The 2012 anniversary of the Gospel Sonz of Pine Bluff will be held Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. Family Church, 2500 Highway 104. Tickets are on sale now through Thursday for $12 from Kearney’s Cleaners or Ephesus Christian Bookstore. Details: Call 534-3537.

New Community Church, 321 N. Birch St., will hold the first appreciation celebration for its youth pastor and wife, Rev. Antoniyo Reed and Sha’nae Reed, and their family, Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Andrew Bates, pastor of Kings Highway Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Revivals

Prairie Lake Missionary Baptist Church, 2611 Indiana St., will hold a fall revival Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. Rev. George Glass, pastor of New Morning Star in Bastrop, La., will be the guest speaker.

Amos Chapel Baptist Church, 2401 Port Road, will hold a revival Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. Rev. Stanley Blair, pastor of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Moscow, will be the guest speaker.

Evangelistic Outreach Church and Ministry, 620 L.A. Prexy Davis Drive, will continue with its revival on Saturday at 7 p.m. Rev. Jimothy Jamison of Tampa, Fla., will be the guest speaker.

Special Events

Wheeler Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 3519 Wheeler Chapel Road, will host a homecoming service on Sunday at 2 p.m. K.D. Mixon, bishop and pastor of Victory Faith Church, will be the guest speaker.

Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church in Jefferson will host a family and friends day on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Darren Edgerson, pastor of St. Peters Rock Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Eighth Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 1200 W. Eighth Ave., will host the installation of its new pastor, Rev. Kirby L. Gulley, Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Robert Willis, pastor of Amos Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Rev. Earl Morgan, will be the guest speaker at Mt. Sinai Church, 2221 S. Olive St., at its worship service Sunday at 11 a.m.

Concerts/Musicals

First Baptist Church in Ladd will hold a pre-anniversary celebration to honor Witnezz on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Guests include Spiritually Anointed, Destined, Another Chapter and Barnes Sisters.

Yorktown Free Will Baptist Church in Star City will hold a benefit concert for J.J. Hall, on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. Eleventh Hour will be in concert and a love offering will be accepted.

Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Rison will hold a gospel singing program on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Guests will include The Men in Christ and the Nu-Begin-N.

Womens/Mens Day

Old Morning Star Baptist Church, 3116 Port Road, will celebrate women’s day Sunday at 3 p.m. Iciphine Jones of First Assembly of God will be the guest speaker. The women’s day brunch will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday with Cynthia Hill from Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock, as the guest speaker.

Family Time Baptist Church and Ministries, 501 Ohio St., will hold its women’s conference 2012. Saturday from 9 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. the guest speakers will be Debra Warrior Davis, LaRhonda Sullivan Gloria Warren, Gwendolyn Rogers, Carla Thomas and Valerie Rasberry. Singers include the Mighty Gospeletts.

Sunday, at 9 a.m., Regina Ross of Triumph The Church & Kingdom of God in Christ in Camden will be the guest speaker. At 3 p.m., Felicia Phillip-Golatt of Redeeming Christian Spiritual Church #1 in Forest City will be the guest speaker.

Mt. Pleasant AME Church, 1201 N. Magnolia St., will hold its annual men’s day celebration on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Truman Tolefree, pastor of Bethel AME Church in Bigelow, will be the guest speaker.

Youth

Barnett Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1321 N. Birch St., will hold its annual youth day on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Dennis Wilson, pastor of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church in Holly Grove, will be the guest speaker.