Church News


Anniversaries/Annuals

Kingdom of God Ministries, 700 S. Grant St., will hold the sixth anniversary celebration of the pastor and wife, Rev. Alvin and Rochelle Robertson, at 3 p.m. Sunday. Silas Johnson, the bishop of Full Counsel Ministries in North Little Rock, will be the speaker.

Union Missionary Baptist Church in Altheimer will celebrate its 131st church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Cleo Nellum, pastor of Greater Macedonia Baptist Church in Little Rock, will be the guest speaker.

True Vine “E” Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 W. Second Ave., will celebrate its seventh church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Kirby Gulley, pastor of Eighth Avenue Church, will be the guest speaker.

Highland Baptist Church, 1320 Peach St., will celebrate the 10th anniversary of its pastor and wife, Rev. C.L. and Shameka Mack, at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Dwight Townsend, pastor of Longley Baptist Church in Little Rock, will be the guest speaker. A ladies night banquet and fashion show to honor Shameka Mack will be at 6 p.m. Saturday. Tickets for this event are $10. Angie Gatlin of Evangelistic Baptist Church in North Little Rock will be the guest speaker.

Mount Tabor Missionary Baptist Church in Wilmar will celebrate the 95th church anniversary Sunday. The Rev. Solomon Phifer, associate minister at Mercy Seat Missionary Baptist Church in Little Rock, will be the speaker at 11 a.m. The Rev. Ricky Lattimore, pastor of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in Dermott, will be the speaker at 3 p.m.

New Community Church, 321 N. Birch St., will celebrate the 54th church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Gabriel Jackson of Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church will be the speaker.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1404 S. Georgia St., will hold a fourth anniversary celebration to honor the Rev. Steven E. King and family Sunday. The Rev. Donald Warren of New Morning Star Baptist Church will be the guest speaker at 10:15 a.m. The Rev. Bobby Patterson of New Bethel Baptist Church in El Dorado will be the guest speaker at 3 p.m.

Special Events

Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 600 E. 38th Ave., will hold its annual homecoming of family and friends day at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Joe M. Traylor of St. Bethel Baptist Church will be the speaker.

True Vine “E” Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 2nd Ave., will hold an appreciation service for Rev. Carl Johnson at 7 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Robert Willis Jr., pastor of Amos Chapel Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Timothy Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1304 S. Apple St., will observe its annual mission program at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Steve Luke, pastor of the Eureka Baptist Church of Hot Springs, will be the guest speaker. Music will be provided by Raven, William and Aleah White, The White Family Singers and the choirs of Timothy Chapel and Eureka Baptist churches.

First Trinity Church of God in Christ, 800 S. Catalpa St., will hold its 19th monthly prayer clinic at 8 a.m. Sunday. The prayer clinic will be conducted by the Nurses Guild Unit. The prayer clinic is held every second Sunday at 8 a.m.

Concerts/Musicals

Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Altheimer will hold a musical benefit program for Rev. Curtis Jones and Trevia Adair at 7 p.m. Saturday. The musical benefit is sponsored by the SE Arkansas Community Mass Choir.

New Community Missionary Baptist Church, 321 N. Birch St., will hold a pre-anniversary celebration for “Virtuous” at 6 p.m. Saturday. Guests will include New Community Praise Team, Brothers in Christ, Kourtney Smith & Company, Endure and many more.

New Community Baptist Church, 321 North Birch St., will host an appreciation program for The Voices of Harmony at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Dianne and the Spiritual Angels of Shelby, Miss., will be the special guests. Other groups from the surrounding area will also perform.

The Hacketts Gospel Singing Shed at the intersection of Highways 65 and 165 near Dermott will hold a gospel singing at 7 p.m. Saturday. The Apostles of Little Rock will be the guests.

Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 600 E. 38th Ave.., will hold the Pine Bluff Women’s Community Choir’s “Songs of Praise 43 Concert” rehearsals to be held at 7 p.m. March 15, 22 and 29. All musicians, choir members and interested new members are asked to attend. For more information contact: Gloria J. Pickett at 541-0603 or Cubie Davis at 536-3306.

Old Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 3116 Port Road, will present the First Musical of Praise program at 6 p.m. Sunday. The special guests are the Darrough Sisters, Spiritual Harmonizers, Spiritual Wings of Joy and the Soul Serenaders.

Womens/Mens Day

Barnett Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1321 N. Birch St., will hold its annual men and women’s day observance at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Jimmy Joseph, pastor of Starlite Missionary Baptist Church in Kinder, La., will be the guest speaker.

Youth

Barraque St. Missionary Baptist Church, 1800 West Pullen St., will hold its annual youth day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. LeArthur Shelton, pastor of Lampkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker. There will be a youth revival Wednesday through Friday at 7 p.m. The Rev. Parish Lowery, pastor of Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Worth, TX., will be the youth revival guest speaker.

Eighth Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 1200 W. Eighth Ave., will celebrate youth and young adult day at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Anthony Williams Jr. of Ledbetter Heights Missionary Baptist Church in Little Rock will be the speaker.

Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 2507 Hill St., will hold youth Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday. Xavion Culclager, will be the guest speaker.