Church News


The New Morning Star Baptist Church in Cornerstone will celebrate its 131st church anniversary on Sunday at 3 p.m. Rev. Darrell J. Martin, pastor of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Altheimer, will be the guest speaker.

Special Events

The National Trusted Partners for Christ Inc. Mid-Winter Executive Board will meet at the First Missionary Baptist Church, 4500 Faucett Road at 7 p.m. on the following dates with these services:

• Monday, the welcome program with Rev. George H. Barnes, pastor of Galilee Missionary Baptist Church and president Arkansas chapter.

• Tuesday will be a great faith banquet with Henry J. Lyons, president of the national chapter. For ticket information on the banquet contact Barnes at 870-540-6650.

• Wednesday will be the closing night with Rev. Gabriel Jackson of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church.

National Trusted Partners will also feature the Women of Grace Monday through Wednesday at Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4807 W. Sixth Ave.

Revival Center Church of God in Christ in Monticello will host its annual Red, White and You event on Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. The event will consist of live entertainment, food, games and will be held in the Alpha Brooks Fellowship Hall. Tickets are $25 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the church office at 870-367-8257.

Main Street Church of God in Christ, 2901 Main St., will hold its annual pre-Valentine musical appreciation program Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. The Main Street COGIC Inspirational Choir will present the program. The rehearsal time will continue on Monday at 7 p.m.

Brinson M. Stewart, chief apostle, will conduct a worship service Monday at 7 p.m. at the Ramada Inn, #2 Convention Center Drive.

Union Missionary Baptist Church, 609 East 24th Ave., will host a Black History program at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Donald Agee of New Morning Star Baptist Church will be the guest speaker.

Bethel New Bethel, 2522 N. Pryce St., will hold holy communion Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Rev. Quentin Thomas will bring the inspirational address. Bethel New Bethel mass choir will provide the music.

Travelers Rest Baptist Church in Grady will hold a pastor’s aide program on Saturday at 7 p.m. Guests will include the Johnson Family, Heavenly Hearts and many more. The 1st Wednesday Night service will be held on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Rev. Rickey Anthony, associate pastor at Prairie Lake Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.


Faith In Action Ministries Church, 316 S. Poplar St., will hold revival at 7 p.m. on the following dates with these speakers:

• Tuesday, Bernita Norwood of Tulsa, Okla., will be the guest speaker.

• Wednesday through Friday, David Arnold of Summit, Okla., will be the guest speaker. Virtuous will be the musical guest group Friday.

International House of Praise, 1002 E. Eighth Ave., will hold revival at 7 p.m. with the following speakers on these dates:

• Ray Williams, apostle of Preach the Word Ministries, will speak Monday.

• Craig Banks, apostle of Canaan Christian Center, will be the speaker Tuesday.

• Rozell Wofford, apostle of Eagle Saints Ministries International in Little Rock, will be the speaker Wednesday.

• Rufus Dennis, apostle of Rock of Faith Ministry, will be the speaker Thursday.

• Woodrow Parker, apostle of Second Chance Ministries in Fordyce, will be the speaker Friday.