Church News


Anniversaries/Annuals

Westside Baptist Church at Star City will have its annual Choir Day at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Morris Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill will have its annual Choir Anniversary Program at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Rev. Willie Rogers, pastor of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill.

Newbirth Baptist Church, 401 E. Fifth Ave., will celebrate the fourth anniversary of its pastor and wife, the Rev. Terry and Nicole Brown, and family at 3 p.m. Sunday. The sermon will be by the Rev. Daron Hawkins, pastor of Zion Wheel Baptist Church at Little Rock. At 11 a.m. the sermon will be by the Rev. Willie Laws Sr., pastor of New Morning Star Baptist Church at Cornerstone.

True Vine “E” Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 W. Second Ave., will hold its sixth annual Choir Anniversary program at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Rev. R.P. Bifford, associate minister at Mt. Bayou Missionary Baptist Church.

The Elm Grove Baptist Church, 3114 S. Mississippi St., will hold its appreciation program for the 17th anniversary of the pastor, Rev. Jesse C. Turner, at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Rev. Patrick Lockett, pastor of New Community Baptist Church. Musical guests include the Mighty Truelights.

Revivals

Happy Home Missionary Baptist Church at Jefferson will hold revival services Wednesday through Friday at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest minister will be Rev. Dwight Townsend from Longley Baptist Church in Little Rock.

Special Events

New Home Missionary Baptist Church, 2900 S. Catalpa St., will hold a “Thursday Night Live” service at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Charles McIntosh from Grace and Mercy Church will be the guest speaker.

Christian Outreach Ministries, 4511 Faucett Road, will have “Empowerment Praise and Worship” services at 5:30 p.m. each Saturday in July.

Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 2507 Hill St., will hold a special “New Beginnings” program at 10 a.m. Sunday to recognize their high school graduates, college graduates, retirees and youth attending the National Baptist Convention in St. Louis, Mo. A reception for the program honorees will immediately follow the service.

Prairie Lake Missionary Baptist Church, 2611 Indiana St., will have an Associate Minister’s Appreciation service at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Rev. Charles Helloms.

The Pine Bluff Women’s Community Choir will begin rehearsals for the “Songs of Praise 40 Concert” at 7 p.m. Friday at Love Fellowship and Deliverance Church of God in Christ, 411 South Orleander St.

Union Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will hold an appreciation program honoring David Watts at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest preacher will be Rev. Charles Adkins, pastor of Second Baptist Church at Dumas.

West Hepburn Avenue Church of Christ, 3907 W. Hepburn Ave., will hold a Gospel meeting Sunday through Friday with Don McClain of the West 65th Street Church of Christ at Little Rock. Services be at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Multi-District Congress of Christian Education will hold classes to help people become certified in Christian Education and complete the Certificate of Progress program during the annual meeting starting Sunday at Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2101 Reeker St. Opening ceremonies begin at 7 p.m. with Rev. Renice Davis as the speaker.

Margarette Williams will give the Dean’s Address at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Rev. Mark Stephens will give the President’s Address at 7 p.m. Wednesday. and T.R. Ramey will give the commencement address at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Thursday night address will be preceded by a youth rally at 6 p.m.

Women’s/Men’s Day

Union Missionary Baptist Church, 609 E. 24th Ave., will hold its annual Men’s Day Sunday. Worship begins at 11 a.m. At 3 p.m., the guest speaker will be Rev. Kenneth R. Gulley from Greater St. Paul Baptist Church in Hot Springs.

The Greater Battle Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will hold a Men’s Day service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Ricky D. Harris of Greater Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church at Scott will be the guest speaker.

Mulberry Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 719 S. Ohio St., will hold their Men’s and Women’s Day service at 3 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Lee Whitiker, pastor of Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Vacation Bible School

Oak Grove Baptist Church at Gethsemane will hold its Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Mount Pleasant A.M.E. Church, 1201 N. Magnolia St., will hold its Vacation Bible School Wednesday through Friday from 6 to 8 p.m.

Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 900 Grant St., will hold its Vacation Bible School Monday through Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Registration will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday.

Greater Battle Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will hold its Vacation Bible School Monday through Friday from noon to 2 p.m.