The Rev. Robert L. and Carrie L. Handley, pastor and wife at Mount Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, will be honored with a royal ball and gala.

The celebration will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 19, at the Pine Bluff Country Club and will feature retired circuit judge Marion Humphrey, a Pine Bluff native, as the guest speaker.

The gala is part of the 40th pastoral anniversary of the Handleys.