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Anniversaries/Annuals

Covenant of Truth Ministries will hold the second anniversary of the pastor and co-pastor, Maurice and Veronica Adams, at Christian Outreach Church, 4511 Faucett Road. At 7 p.m. on the following dates, the guest speakers will be Thursday, Jesse Clark of Word of Truth Fellowship in Little Rock; Friday, Leonard Ford of Reality of the Gospel in Little Rock; and Dec. 1, Ricky E. Walker of The City of Deliverance in Lithonia, Ga.

Greater New Travelers Rest Baptist Church, 2617 W. Eighth Ave., will hold its 60th church anniversary Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. John Spizer, pastor of Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Gould, will be the guest speaker.

St. Ollie Missionary Baptist Church in Star City will hold its 150th church anniversary and homecoming on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Lavara Henry, pastor of Damascus Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Oak Grove Baptist Church at Gethsemane will hold its 126th church anniversary Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Kaderick Jones of New Perspective Church in Little Rock will be the guest speaker.

New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1026 Missouri St., will hold its 93rd church anniversary on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Jerry Hayes, pastor of Old Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

First Missionary Baptist Church in Ladd, will hold its 105th church anniversary and homecoming on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Gilbert Byrd Jr., pastor of Allen Temple Baptist Church in Stuttgart, will be the guest speaker.

Corinth Missionary Baptist Church in Sherrill will celebrate the 31st anniversary of its pastor and wife, Rev. and Mrs. Ulysses Dunlap Sr. Saturday at 7 p.m., guests include Nu-Beginners, Witnezz, Virtuous and other groups. Rev. H. Cohen, pastor of Orange Chapel Church in Dumas, will be the guest speaker on Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Gould will celebrate the sixth anniversary of its pastor and wife, Rev. Larry D. Rogers and Carolyn Rogers, on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Isom Cross, pastor of Union Baptist Missionary Church in Dumas, will be the guest speaker. Guest choirs will be Union Baptist Choir, First Baptist Choir and the Ezekiel Praise Team.

Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 1100 Oakwood Road, will hold its annual anniversary for its musicians on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tomberlin Choir, Oak Grove Central, Gailean Choir and House of Prayer Bible Church, will be the guests.

Travelers Rest Baptist Church in Grady will hold its annual church anniversary. A musical will be presented on Saturday at 7 p.m. Rev. Lee Walker of Oklahoma will be the guest speaker on Sunday at 3 p.m.

Special Events

Greater Ward Chapel AME Church, 3700 W. Sixth Ave., will hold its harvest day community feeding on Sunday at 3-5 p.m. or until all is gone. Details: call 870-717-7700.

A Canned Food and Toy Drive Musical, sponsored by Virtuous, will be held at New Covenant Church Global, 1711 W. 13th Ave., on Sunday at 6 p.m. Various groups will perform. Everyone is invited to donate canned food, toys or both. Details: Call 592-2194 or 550-6999.

Second Missionary Baptist Church, 110 N. Myrtle St., will hold its harvest day celebration on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Alford Branch, pastor of Homes Chapel Presbyterian Church in Monticello, will be the guest speaker.

Bright Star Missionary Baptist Church, U.S. 425 South, will hold a pastor’s aide program on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Lee Whitiker, pastor of Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church, will be the speaker.

New Home Missionary Baptist Church, 2900 S. Catalpa St., will host the Thursday night live on Thursday at 7 p.m. Rev. Stanley Blair, pastor of the New Hope Church of Moscow, will be the guest speaker.

Greater Deliverance Global Ministry, at the Ramada Plaza, #2 Convention Center Drive, will host part one of two “Prophetic Utterance” on Thursday at 7 p.m. Belinda Helms of Emmanuel Fellowship Christian Church in Jacksonville, will be the guest speaker.

Wanda Lowe, a bishop of Monticello, will be honored in a special service Saturday at 5 p.m. at Eternal Life Ministry, 503 Pryce St. A.D. Samoan of Houston, Texas, will be the guest speaker.

Barnes Temple Church of God in Christ, 10301 Princeton Pike, will hold a service featuring 15-year-old minister Xavion Culclager on Sunday at noon.

Revival

True Vine “E” Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 W. Second Ave., will hold revival with the following speakers at 7 p.m. on these dates: Rev. Otis Trimble, assistant pastor of True Vine “E,” Wednesday; Rev. Ramon Hunter, pastor of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Thursday; Rev. Robert E. Thomas, pastor of Christian Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, Friday.