Revivals

East Heights Baptist Church of Tupelo will have revival services at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Dr. Bailey Smith will be the evangelist, and Greg Reed will lead the music. Bro. Terry Ledbetter is the host pastor.

First United Methodist Church of Aberdeen will have revival services at 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday. The theme is "The Here and Now of Faith." The guest speaker will be Keith Tonkel of Wells United Methodist Church of Jackson. The director of music will be Derry H. Brunt of the First United Methodist Church of Grenada. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m., and a nursery will be provided. For more information, call 369-8135.

Pontacola Baptist Church will have revival services at Sunday night through Wednesday night. Bro. Kelly from Old Union will be the guest speaker. There will be special music nightly. Bro. Nelson is the host pastor.

Richmond Baptist Church will have revival services at 7 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. Dr. Marvin Murphy will be the guest minister, and John Hickey will be the guest musician. Clay Anthony is the host pastor.

Jesus Is Lord Church of Vardaman will have revival services at 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The guest speaker will be Bro. Preston Bledsoe.

Rising Star M.B. Church of Tupelo will have a Fall Gospel Crusade at 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. There also will be a special noon service Wednesday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Scottie Williams Sr., pastor of Metropolitan Baptist Church in Chicago. The Rev. Runney D. Patterson Sr. is the host pastor.

United Apostolic Church of New Albany will have revival services at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Oct. 28. The Rev. Randy Jourdan will be the guest minister. The Rev. Tony Baker is the host pastor.

Gospel Singings

The first fall "Singing in the Hollow" will be at 4 p.m. today on Sandy Springs Church Road in Fulton. Several groups will be performing. Concessions will be available. Bring your lawn chairs. For more information or directions, call 963-3622.

Blackland M.B. Church will have a choir concert at 6 p.m. today. The Rev. Earlie Eddie Jr. is the host pastor.

New Parkersburg Baptist Church of Houston will have a gospel singing at 6 p.m. today featuring Revelations of Pontotoc, Dobbie Poyner of Banner and others. Bro. Sammy Hardin is the host pastor.

The Sensational Traveling Stars of Prairie will hold their annual banquet at 6 p.m. today at the old National Guard building in Aberdeen. Featured guests will be Pearline Vaughn and New Beginners of East St. Louis, Ill., Aires of Joy of Prairie, The Holy Airs of Houston and Harmony of West Point. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12.

Charles Golden will celebrate his 10th radio anniversary at 6 p.m. today at the Inspirational Community Baptist Church in Tupelo. Guests include the Aires of Joy of Prairie, the Southern Aires of Potts Camp, the Converted Voices of Tupelo, the Family Echoes of Wren, Disciples by Choice of Tupelo, Amazing Grace of Tupelo, the Turner Singers of Myrtle and the St. Paul Outreach Male Chorus. Special guests will be Tim Smith and the Smith Brothers of Coldwater and the Wilson Singers of Tchula. Johnny Kinnard and Pat Boga will be the masters of ceremonies.

Pine Grove New Beginnings of Nettleton will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. today featuring Out of Egypt. Pastor Gary Lindsey is the host. For more information, call 963-3054.

Prospect Baptist Church will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. today featuring The Miracles plus local talent. Bro. Johnny Hamblin is the host pastor.

New Chapel United Methodist Church of Plantersville will hold a choir workshop concert at 7 p.m. today. The Rev. Kevin Young is the host pastor. Bro. Geno Jones is the workshop director. Bro. Gerald Shumpert is the minister of music.

The Opry in Amory will have a church talent showcase at 7 p.m. every Sunday featuring local talent. This week's guests include The Miracles, Dana Monaghan, Jerry Smith and Faith Betts. Doors open at 5 p.m. For more information, call 256-1111.

The Oak Ridge Christian Church of Tupelo will host the Kevin Mann Memorial Singing at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The special guest will be Allison Rhea of Corinth. There also will be music by many members of the Oak Ridge congregation. Admission is free; a free will offering will be accepted. Dale James Carr is the host minister.

There will be a Gospel Explosion at 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at the American Legion Building in Calhoun City. Groups appearing include The Aires of Joy of Prairie, The Traveling Stars of Houston, The Holy-Aires of Houston, The Crowns of Joy of Pheba, The Supreme Voices of Starkville, the Greater Pleasant Grove Male Chorus of Gore Springs and the Porter Chapel Choir of Calhoun City. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children 6-11. For more information, call Fred Orr at 257-0731 or Dot Petty at 628-1565.

Hopewell M.B. Church of Belden will celebrate the anniversary of its male chorus at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27. Larry Hereford is president, and Lamont Siddell is the musician.

Houston Chapel CME Church will have a singing at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 featuring the Original Sensational Traveling Stars of Houston. The Rev. Wilbert Bolden is the host pastor.

Hopewell Baptist Church No. 1 will observe Choir Day at 3 p.m. Oct. 29. Sis. Cora Walton is president, and the Rev. Leroy James is the host pastor.

The Church of Acts of New Albany will host a Gospel Talent Show at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 with cash awards and trophies awarded. There will be a $20 entry fee for each group. Proceeds from the show will go to the building fund. To register, call Bro. Charlie Ganey at 534-3020.

Pine Grove New Beginnings of Nettleton will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 featuring Forgiven of Columbus. Pastor Gary Lindsey is the host. For more information, call 963-3054.

Fund-raisers

WWZQ and the Morning Prayer Hour will sponsor a canned goods drive through Dec. 9. For more information, call J.A. Green at 369-0407.

There will be a benefit program for the Rev. Jonathan Tucker, pastor of Center Hill Baptist Church, and his family at 6:30 p.m. today at the Ripley Baptist Association Center in Ripley. Mrs. Tucker has been ill in a Memphis hospital.

Poplar CME Church of Saltillo will have a fund-raising lunch from 12:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Plates, which include one meat, three vegetables, a drink and dessert, are $5 each. Proceeds go the church building fund. Elder Luther Minor is the host pastor.

Skyline Baptist Church will have a benefit gospel singing on the evening of Nov. 10. Guests will be the Gospel Travelers and others. Proceeds will go to Pee Wee Butler.

Festivals

Spring Hill Church will have a Harvest Bazaar at 9 a.m. today. There will be casseroles, desserts, jellies, preserves, pickles, relishes, arts and crafts for sale. Mary Ruff is chairperson of the Harvest Day Committee.

Bethlehem United Methodist Church of New Albany will hold Octoberfest on Oct. 27. Breakfast will begin at 6 p.m. The bazaar doors will open at 7 a.m. There will be homemade quilts, Christmas items, fall items, homemade baked goods and canned goods, and more. Lunch also will be served.

Fulton United Methodist Church will have October Fest from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Christian Life Center. There will be handmade crafts, homemade baked goods, canned goods, casseroles and more. The Men's Club will have a pancake breakfast from 6 to 9 a.m., and the youth will serve a soup lunch. Proceeds will go toward a mission trip to Honduras and to the Christian Life Center building fund.

Northside Christian Church of West Point will have a Harvest Carnival and Banquet on Oct. 27. The carnival will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sally Kate Winters Park. The banquet will be at 6:30 p.m. at the National Guard Armory on Access Road in West Point. For more information, call the church at 494-5210.

East Baptist Church of Pontotoc will have a Christian Harvest Carnival from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 27. Activities include wagon rides, cake walk, face painting, pie throwing contest and more. Tickets are 50 cents to $1, and can be bought at the door. For more information, call the church at 489-7151.

Ladies of St. James Catholic Church will hold their annual Fall Rummage Sale and Food Bazaar from 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 2 in the St. James' Gymnasium behind the church on North Gloster. The church-wide rummage sale features everything from clothing to white elephant items. The food bazaar will offer a variety of baked goods, frozen dishes and frozen appetizers. For more information, call Christi Houin at 841-1943.

Bartlett United Methodist Church in Bartlett, Tenn., will have its annual Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 2 and 3. There will be more than 110 booths of crafts, food, baked goods and pictures.

Christ United Methodist Church of Corinth will hold its annual Harvest Brunswick Stew and Bake Sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3. Plate lunches are $4 and include stew, cornbread, tea and dessert. A white bean and ham dinner with cornbread, slaw, tea and dessert is also available for $4. Carryout stew orders will be offered at $14 per gallon, $8 for one-half gallon and $4 per quart. The church is located at 3161 Shiloh Road. For more information, call the church office from 8 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday at 662-286-3298.

West Jackson Street Baptist Church in Tupelo will host "Gifts of Friendship" on Nov. 5. A sit-down dinner featuring holiday decorations will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The program will be at 6 p.m. Tickets are available now. For tickets, call the church office at 842-7875.

Dumas Baptist Church will have a Hallelujah Harvest Festival at 3 p.m. Nov. 10. There will be food, games, hayrides, archery exhibition, an Ole Country Store and more. For more information, call 837-9687.

First United Methodist Church of Houston will have a Parish Bazaar and spaghetti lunch on Nov. 16. The bazaar will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church's Family Life Center. For more information, call 456-2203.

First United Methodist Church of Tupelo will have a Harvest Fling from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at the church's Christian Life Center. There will be a beef stew and cornbread lunch. This is a fundraiser for Wood College.

Miscellaneous

New Albany Presbyterian Church on Hwy. 15 South in New Albany will have special services at 7 p.m. today and at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Dr. John Currid, professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson.

Holy Temple Church of Pontotoc will have a yard sale at 7 a.m. today and a fellowship dinner at 5 p.m. today. The dinner speaker will be Elder Ethel Davis. Plates are $3.50 per plate.

The Northeast Mississippi Annual Conference Department Secretaries Missionary Workshop will be at 10 a.m. today at Hurt's Chapel CME Church in Olive Branch. Ida Miller is the district missionary president. Anner Gatewood is the annual conference missionary president. Dereeser Armstrong is the Mattie E. Coleman Annual Conference secretary. The Rev. Steve Mayhorn is the host pastor.

Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Buena Vista will have a fellowship banquet at 6 p.m. today in the fellowship hall. The guest speaker will be Bro. Thomas Guido. The donation is $5 per person. The banquet is sponsored by the youth department. Sis. Mary Taylor is youth director, and the Rev. Charles Shells is the host pastor.

The Anchor Holds Church will celebrate homecoming Sunday. Morning services will be followed by lunch and fellowship. There will be no night services. For more information, call 869-5314.

Ebernezer M.B. Church of Guntown will celebrate its 112th anniversary Sunday. Sunday school will be at 9:45 a.m. Morning worship will be at 11 a.m., followed by dinner. The anniversary celebration will be at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Willie F. Baker and Trinity CME Church of Guntown. The Rev. Kenneth D. Heard is the host pastor.

Bethany Baptist Church of Saltillo will celebrate homecoming Sunday. Worship service will be at 10:30 a.m., followed by a pot-luck fellowship meal. Gospel singing will begin at 1:30 p.m. featuring The Williams Family. The Rev. Frank Breaux is the host pastor. For more information, call 869-2795.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will meet at 11 a.m. Sunday at Temple B'nai Israel in Tupelo. The speaker will be Dr. Isis Johnson.

Palestine United Methodist Church of Nettleton will observe Laity Day during the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday. The theme is "Set the Table." Lay speakers will be in charge of the service. The guest speaker will be Maurice Smith, a member, lay leader and certified lay speaker of Snowtown United Methodist Church of Okolona, and economic development manager for TVA. A fellowship meal will follow in the fellowship hall. The Rev. William F. Givhan Sr. is the host pastor.

Beckley Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church of Booneville will have a "Showers of Blessings" service at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Marcus Jones of Nashville. The Rev. Carl Z. Jones is the host pastor.

Oak Grove M.B. Church of New Albany will observe Youth Day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The guests will be the Rev. Colbit Graham of Wilson Chapel Church of Pontotoc and his church family. The Rev. David High is the host pastor.

Shady Grove M.B. Church of Vardaman will honor its pastor, the Rev. Alfred C. Parker, with his seventh appreciation service at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Edward Dean, pastor of Payne Chapel M.B. Church of West Point.

New Lebanon M.B. Church of Tupelo will observe Harvest Day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Bernard Wilson of Mt. Zion Troy will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Billy D. Rainey is the host pastor.

New Providence Baptist Church of Tupelo will observe Men and Women's Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The theme is "Endeavoring To Keep the Unity of the Spirit." The guest speakers will be Teresa Turner, an administrator at Tupelo High School, and Ricky Hood, director of the Boys and Girls Club of Northeast Mississippi. The Rev. Robert Jamison is the host pastor.

Big Hill United Methodist Church will observe Harvest Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. Bro. Danny Green, a lay leader and adult Sunday school teacher at Big Hill, will lead the service. The Rev. Ever J. Burt is the host pastor.

Union Grove M.B. Church of New Albany will observe Men's Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guests will be the Rev. Runney D. Patterson Sr., pastor of Rising Star M.B. Church of Tupelo, and his church family. The Rev. W.B. Sampson Jr. is the host pastor.

Union Baptist M.B. Church of Shannon will celebrate homecoming and its church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. George Taylor, pastor of New Prospect M.B. Church of Nettleton. The Rev. Kenneth Jernigan is the host pastor.

Spring Hill M.B. Church will observe Harvest Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The theme is "God's Provision for the Loyal and Faithful: A Gleaners Portion." The speaker will be the Rev. Robert Shamblin of Spring Hill. Sis. Mary E. Ruff is the program chairperson, and the Rev. Gary Long Sr. is the host pastor.

College Hill CME Church of Pontotoc will observe Usher Day at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Avence Pittman Jr. of St. Paul M.B. Church of Macon. The Rev. Morris Stephens is the host pastor.

Mt. Moriah M.B. Church of Aberdeen will have an installation service for the Rev. Willie R. Sims at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guests will be the Rev. George Kendrick, pastor of Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Shannon, and his choir and church family.

Mission for Jesus will present "A Celebration of Praises" at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Inspirational Community Baptist Church in Tupelo. Bro. Charles Reed is the director, and Dr. Cordell Phillips is the host pastor. For more information, call 842-2144 (day) or 255-3529 (evening).

Chandler Temple CME Church of Verona will present "The Old Ship of Zion" at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Charles Shack is the host pastor.

Lane Chapel CME Church of Tupelo will observe Family and Friends Day at 4 p.m. Sunday. The theme is "Family and Friends: Unifying God's Community Through Faith and Fellowship." The guest minister will be the Rev. James T. Stewart, pastor of Poplar Springs CME Church and former pastor of Lane Chapel CME Church. He will be accompanied by his choir and congregation. Other participants will be Dr. Michael Vinson, superintendent of Tupelo Public School District; Bernice Johnson of New Providence M.B. Church; Major Robert Hall of the Tupelo Police Department; Zell Long of the Tupelo Community Development Office; the Old-Timers Male Quartet of Olive Branch; Stephanie Stubbs; the White Hill M.B. Church Choir; and the Lane Chapel Male Quintet. The Rev. Charles L. Holbrook Sr. is the host pastor.

Palestine Baptist Church of Nettleton will observe Youth Night at 6 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Matt Wyatt of "Southern Sportsman" on WTVA. He is a quarterback for the Tupelo Fire Ants and a former quarterback for Mississippi State University.

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary will conduct two church leadership certificate program courses at its Booneville extension center at the First Baptist Church. The classes will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, with registration taking place the first day of class. Classes meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 10. A one-time application fee of $25 is required. Each class is an additional $85. "Old Testament Survey: The Historical Books" will be taught by the Rev. Albert Wilkerson, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Ripley. "Worship Planning," a music course, will be taught by LuAnne Ford, director of Music Ministries at the First Baptist Church of Booneville. For more information, call the Rev. Wilkerson at 837-8126, LuAnne Ford at 728-6272 or the College of Undergraduate Studies at (504) 282-4455, ext. 3590.

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Troy will host a Women's Explosion Conference Oct. 25-27. The featured speakers will be Sis. Jessie Gilmore, Sis. Pam Cummings and Sis. Linda Rogers. The Rev. Bernard Wilson is the host pastor.

Global Outreach International, the First Evangelical Church of Tupelo and American Family Radio will present "Going for His Glory: GO MissionFest 2001" Oct. 25-28. There will be numerous services, exhibits, workshops, music and more. Guests include Dr. Melvin Cheatham, neurosurgeon; Dr. Johnny Hunt, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Woodstock, Ga.; the Rev. Marquis Laughlin, stage actor; the singer Nia; Dr. Leo Day and others. To register or for more information, call 842-4615 or register on-line at www.globaloutreach.org.

The Congress of Christian Workers Workshop will be from 9:15 a.m. to noon Oct. 27 at the Spring Hill District Building on Flowerdale Road in Tupelo. The theme is "Developing a Strong Church." The Rev. Donnell Nichols is the moderator.

W. Lamar Massingill, M.Div., will conduction an addiction workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 27 at the First United Methodist Church of Aberdeen. Topics will be "Addiction and Dependence"; "The Addictive System"; "The Process of Addiction"; "Five Areas Affected by Addiction"; "Symptoms in Adults, Adolescents and Children"; "Addict Behavior"; "Stages of Recovery"; and "Is Mississippi Ready?." The Rev. Massingill is an elder in the Mississippi Conference of the United Methodist Church; a longtime minister at the United Methodist Church in Port Gibson; and an addictions therapist at ECD Treatment Center in Mobile, Ala. Admission is free. For more information, call 369-8135.

Garfield Lodge No. 61 and Court No. 22 will hold their 20th annual banquet at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Second Baptist Church in Pontotoc. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Charles Chiplin of Jackson.

Unity Fellowship Church will honor its pastor and his wife, the Rev. and Mrs. Milton A. Clark Sr., with their fifth anniversary and appreciation services on Oct. 27 and 28. The speakers will be Pastor Myrtle Clark of Palmetto CME Church at 6 p.m. Oct. 27, and the Rev. Nathaniel Holmes, assistant pastor of Unity, at 10 a.m. Oct. 28. The celebration will continue at 3 p.m. Oct. 28. The guests will be the Rev. Sammy Agnew and the Mt. Zion Community Church of Baldwyn. For more information, call 842-4909.

The First Baptist Church of Tupelo will present "Where There's Smoke, There's Fire" from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 27-31. Walk-ins are available, but reservations are recommended. For more information, call 842-1327 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Immanuel Baptist Church of Pontotoc will celebrate homecoming at 11 a.m. Oct. 28. Bro. Mike Warren will be the guest speaker. Bro. Melvin Crawley is the host pastor.

Blackland M.B. Church of Tupelo will observe Family and Friends Day at 2 p.m. Oct. 28. The guests will be the drama teams from Cedar Grove Pentecostal Church and Jerusalem Baptist Church. The Rev. Earlie Eddie Jr. is the host pastor.

The Missionary Society of New Salem Church of Pontotoc will present "The Fruits of the Spirit" at 2 p.m. Oct. 28. The guest speakers will be Sis. Minervia Graham of Wilson Chapel, Sis. James Anna Franklin of New Salem, Sis. Jackie O'Neil of New Providence, Sis. Darlene Holmes of Holmes House of Prayer, Sis. Delois Ann Thomas of New Lebanon, Sis. Earlie Mae Cox of Blackland, Sis. Jean Pass of Palmetto CME Church and Sis. Michelle Bailey of Watson Grove.

Kimble Chapel M.B. Church of Belden will celebrate the anniversary of its pastor and his wife, the Rev. and Mrs. J.S. Jones, at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. John Cox, pastor of Mt. Union M.B. Church of Aberdeen.

St. Paul Outreach M.B. Church in Tupelo will hold its annual Fall Rally at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev David Walker, pastor of St. John M.B. Church of Shannon. The Rev William A. Shack is the host pastor.

Snowtown United Methodist Church of Okolona will observe Women's Day at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Jessie Gilmore, assistant to the pastor at New Providence M.B. Church of Tupelo. Dr. Daniel Timothy Jackson Sr. is the host pastor.

Chapel Grove M.B. Church West of Okolona will observe Harvest Day at 3 p.m. Oct. 28. The guests will be the Rev. Odell Bowen of New Zion M.B. Church of Van Vleet along with his choir, ushers and church family. The Rev. D. Lendell Nichols is the host pastor.

Mt. Sinai Baptist Church of Tupelo will observe Harvest Day at 3 p.m. Oct. 28. The guests will be the Rev. Scott Witcher, pastor of Euclatubba Baptist Church of Saltillo, and his church family. The Rev. Lowell Walker Jr. is the host pastor.

Shady Grove M.B. Church of West Point will honor its pastor, the Rev. Sammie Hill, with a pastor appreciation service at 3 p.m. Oct. 28. The guests will be the Rev. Runney D. Patterson Sr. and the Rising Star M.B. Church of Tupelo.

Rising Star M.B. Church of Tupelo will hold Hallelujah Night at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Michael Fant of Houston. The Rev. Runney D. Patterson Sr. is the host pastor.

Inspirational Community Baptist Church of Tupelo will present "Will It Be Hallelujah or Will It Be Halloween?" at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31. Dr. Cordell Phillips is the host pastor.

Inspirational Community Baptist Church of Tupelo will celebrate its fifth anniversary Nov. 1-4. The theme is "A Godly Man In an Ungodly Time." The schedule will be: service at 7 p.m. Nov. 1 with guest speaker Pastor Lowell Walker Jr. and the Mount Sinai Baptist Church of Tupelo; service at 7 p.m. Nov. 2 with guest speaker Pastor Lesley Mabry and the Cherry Creek M.B. Church of Ecru; a concert at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 featuring the Voices of ICBC of Tupelo, the New Unity Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, and New Testament of Tupelo; and services at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Nov. 4 with guests Pastor Shank Robinson and the New Unity Baptist Church of Dallas.

Thompson Chapel CME Church of Houlka will have a senior citizen program at 7 p.m. Nov. 3. The guest speaker will be Elder Glen Huggins, pastor of Community Outreach Church of God in Christ in Trebloc. The Rev. Saul Peters III is the host pastor.

Mount Pleasant M.B. Church of Tupelo will have a pre-homecoming prayer service at 6 p.m. Nov. 3. Homecoming will be Nov. 4, with guest speaker the Rev. Jamell Jackson of Salem Baptist Church of Chicago. The Rev. Willie J. Matthews is the host pastor.

West Grove M.B. Church Youth in Praise of Houlka will present Praisefest at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 4. Church youth choirs, soloists, drama teams and drill teams are invited. The Rev. Clinton Knox is the host pastor.

Rising Star M.B. Church of Tupelo will observe Harvest Day at 3 p.m. Nov. 4. The guests will be the Rev. Robert Brownlee and Union Chapel M.B. Church of Louisville. The Rev. Runney D. Patterson Sr. is the host pastor.

Blackwood Grove M.B. Church of Nettleton will observe Women's Day/Birthday Rally at 3 p.m. Nov. 4. The Rev. Frederick Adams, host pastor, will bring the message.

Oak Grove M.B. Church of New Albany will have a brotherhood program at 5 p.m. Nov. 4. The theme is "Brotherly Love." The guest speaker will be the Rev. Michael McClure of Revelation Church Ministry of Birmingham. The Rev. David High is the host pastor.

Mount Sinai Baptist Church will host an International Day of Prayer at 7 p.m. Nov. 4. The event is open to the community. The Rev. Lowell Walker Jr. is the host pastor.

The First United Methodist Church of Tupelo will hold a 10-week Divorce Recovery Workshop at 5:30 p.m. Mondays beginning Nov. 5. The workshop is for individuals who are divorced, divorcing, separated or recovering from a broken relationship. The fee is $30 (scholarships are available) and preregistration is required. A program for children, "Broken Rainbow," is included at no additional charge. For more information or to register, call the Rev. John Sudduth at 690-8100.

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Troy will sponsor a family seminar at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and Nov. 14. Dr. David Marion, family counselor, will lead the seminar. The Rev. Bernard Wilson is the host pastor.

The fall meeting of Itawamba Christian Woman will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Christ the King Church at 100 East Main Street in Fulton.

The Young Adult Department of Lane Chapel CME Church in Tupelo will have their second annual Young Adult Banquet at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Stennis Center's Patton Room. Minister Dale Hill will be the guest speaker. Tickets are $10 for singles and $15 for couples, and can be purchased from any young adult member of Lane Chapel or by calling 842-3527. The Rev. Charles E. Holbrook Sr. is the host pastor, and Amanda McCoy is the young adult president.

W/MUG OF BERNICE

Sis. Bernice Johnson will deliver her inaugural sermon at 3 p.m. Nov. 11 at New Providence Missionary Baptist Church of Tupelo. Sis. Johnson is the owner/operator of Mrs. B's Day Care and Learning Center. The Rev. Robert Jamison is the host pastor.

Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Troy will celebrate its anniversary at 3 p.m. Nov. 18. The special guests will be Dr. Cordell Phillips and the Inspirational Community Baptist Church of Tupelo. The Rev. Bernard Wilson is the host pastor.

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