Anniversaries


Cherry Street Memorial AME Zion Church, 800 Cherry St., will celebrate its 125th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Kirby L. Gulley, pastor of Eighth Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, accompanied by the choir.


Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will celebrate its 129th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The Rev. Glenn Barnes Sr., pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Pine Bluff, will be the guest speaker, accompanied by his congregation.


Tabernacle Baptist Church at DeWitt will celebrate the second anniversary of the pastor and wife, the Rev. Douglas Allen Sr. and Dorline Allen, at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Wiley Shelton, pastor of Motley Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at Pine Bluff.


Christian Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, 1100 E. Seventh Ave., will celebrate its 29th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Isiah Bennett, pastor of Greater New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at Little Rock.


Concerts/Musicals


The Voices of Deliverance will host their eighth anniversary at God’s Way Fellowship, 1601 Commerce Road, at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 22. Guests will include Rising Stars and the Seed of Righteous, both of Greenville, Mississippi, Warriors of Harmony of Forrest City, and Sophie and the Heavenly Sounds of Earle.


Kings Highway Missionary Baptist Church, 2312 Fluker St., will host its inspirational adult choir’s 57th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. T.R. Ramey, pastor of St. John Missionary Baptist Church at Mitchellville.


A New Community Gospel Recording Choir, directed by Gerald Hawkins and Rodney Belin, will rehearse at 7 p.m. each Thursday at New Community Church, 321 N. Birch St. A spokesman invites everyone to “come and be a part of a God anointed choir.” Details: Hawkins, 870-413-2781; Belin, 718-6840; or Martha Ollison, 870-534-8082.


Antioch Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill will host the Pastoria Singing Union worship services at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 23.


Men’s/women’s events


Greater First Baptist Missionary Church, 509 S. Laurel St., will observe men’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Derrick Herron, pastor of Community of Love Church at England. Samaritan Hill Male Chorus will sing.


Gospel Temple Baptist Church, 1100 Oakwood Road, will celebrate its annual women day at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The guest speaker will be Robbie Williams, first lady at Smith Chapel Baptist Church.


Allen Temple Missionary Baptist Church at Stuttgart will host the women’s day program of the Central District Baptist Association at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 22. Jacqueline Flowers of Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church will be the speaker.


Revivals


Polk Chapel Baptist Church at Yorktown will hold a revival with St. Ollie Baptist Church at 7 p.m. on the following dates with these speakers: Tuesday, July 25, the Rev. A.L. Brown, pastor of Mt. Nebo Church at Yorktown; Wednesday, July 26, the Rev. G.L. Sanders, pastor of McGehee Chapel Church at McGehee; and Thursday, July 27, the Rev. Craig Collier, pastor of Mt. Pisgah Church at Jacksonville.


Cherry Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Moscow will have revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, July 26-28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Edward Demery of Almeta Missionary Baptist Church at Dumas.


Special events


St. John AME Church, 1117 W. Pullen St., will have its annual lay worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 23. The guest speaker will be Pine Bluff Mayor Shirley Washington, the first African American female mayor in the city.


New Beginnings Baptist Church, 8826 Old Warren Road, will host Bible school from 6-8 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 24-28, for ages 3 to 12. Children must be potty trained. For details or transportation, contact Tammy Wood at 870-556-1301.


International House of Praise, 1002 E. Eighth Ave., will host the fourth Sunday night deliverance service at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The guest speaker will be Rozell Wofford, an apostle of Eagle Saints Outreach Ministry at Little Rock.


New Town Missionary Baptist Church, 3600 W. Second Ave., will hold its annual ushers’ program at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Julius McDade, pastor of New Direction Baptist Church.


Cherry Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Moscow will observe its annual family and friends day at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Jerry Goins, pastor of First Baptist Church on U.S. 425 at Pine Bluff.


Youth


New Direction Baptist Church, 3000 S. Louisiana St., will host a youth and young adult service night at 7 p.m. Friday, July 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Rodney McFarland, a pastor from Brooklyn, New York. The guest psalmist will be the Rev. Kourtney Smith of Pine Bluff.