Anniversaries


First Trinity Church of God in Christ will celebrate the 59th anniversary of the pastor, DeWitt Hill Jr., and wife, Minnie Hill, a missionary, at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, at the Trinity Annex, 2900 W. Sixth Ave. A dinner theater entitled, “A Sunday Morning in the South,” by Linda London Simmons, will be presented. Admission is free, however donations will be accepted at the door.


Polk Chapel Baptist Church at Star City will celebrate its 102nd anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Earl M. Graham II, pastor of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church at North Little Rock.


Jerusalem No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will observe its 142nd anniversary at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be the Rev. James Barnes Jr., pastor of New St. James Missionary Baptist Church at Pine Bluff.


New Salem Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill will celebrate its 109th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Artee Williams, pastor of Greater Pleasant Branch Baptist Church at Conway.


New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will observe its 127th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Leroy Spears, pastor of Union Baptist Missionary Baptist Church at Pine Bluff.


Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 909 S. Wisconsin St., will celebrate its 113th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Melvin Harrison, pastor of St. Ollie Baptist Church at Star City.


Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church at Grady will present its annual associate ministers’ appreciation service at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. Guests will be the Rev. Alonzo Hayes, pastor of Greater Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church of Tucker, and his congregation.


Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4807 W. Sixth Ave., will commemorate its 99th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Daniel W. Johnson, pastor of Allen Temple AME Church, accompanied by his congregation.


Concerts


Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 900 S Grant St., will host the 32nd anniversary of the Mighty Gospeletts at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. Guests will include the Racy Brothers of Dumas, Gifted Singers of Memphis, Spiritualetts and Men in Christ. The cost will be $5 at the door.


New Morning Star Baptist Church at Altheimer will host its 63rd annual choir day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Christopher Briggs, pastor of Newbirth Baptist Church of Pine Bluff, accompanied by his congregation. Choirs from Newbirth and Rose Hill Church at Meroney will sing.


Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 2507 Hill St., will present the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Vesper Choir in concert at 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. High school choir members will also sing.


Men’s/women’s events


Watkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 800 S. Juniper St., will hold its women’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be Jacquelyn Flowers of Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church and the guest choir director will be Donna Huskey of Old St. James Missionary Baptist Church.


Bright Star Missionary Baptist Church on U.S. 425 South will present its men’s and women’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Larry Battles, pastor of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church at Pine Bluff.


Special services


New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at Moscow will host a pastoral pre-anniversary program at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Donald Manning along with the Thomas Chapel Missionary Baptist Church congregation. At 11:15 a.m., New Hope will host the guest speaker, the Rev. Cleon Morgan Jr., associate minister of Mt. Sinai Church.


SonLite Ministries, 5103 W. Malcomb St., has changed its service times to 2 p.m. Sundays beginning Nov. 5. Sunday school will begin at 1 p.m.


Greater First Missionary Baptist Church, 509 S. Laurel St., will host “From Tragedy to Triumph” at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Arthur Hughes, pastor of First Baptist Church at Humphrey and West Helena.


Eudora Missionary Baptist Church, 9405 Middle Warren Road, will host guest speaker, the Rev. Calvin Giles of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5.


Shekinah Glory Global Ministries, 1800 W. 73rd Ave., is still hosting O.J. Fuller, a prophet, teaching on the roles and duties of the five-fold ministry offices during the Bible Empowerment at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 5. At 11 a.m. the first Sunday “five fold ministry” service will feature Shun Fuller, an evangelist of Shekinah Glory.