New Fellowship Baptist Church, 3706 S. Cherry St., will host its annual Children’s Christmas musical, “Follow the Star,” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. The community is invited to join them in celebrating the birth of Jesus.

Ezekiel Missionary Baptist Church, 121 W. Martin St., will host its annual Christmas concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Guests will include Zion and Eternal Life churches.

Barnett Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1321 Birch St., will host a Christmas musical at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Guests will include Men of Christ, Mighty Gospelettes, Angels of Praze, Shell Marks, Spiritualettes, the Rev. Sammie Smith and Nu Begin N, Pure Purpose and Nu Image.

New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1026 Missouri St., will be the site for the Southeast Arkansas Male Chorus’ Breakout Praise Concert and scholarship presentation (to qualified high school graduates). The service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. Guests will include the Rev. Cecil Williams, pastor of St. John AME Church.

Special events

Central Presbyterian Church, 6300 Trinity Drive, will host a Blue Christmas service at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 21. This is a service of remembrance and hope. The community is invited to worship in this special service.

Kings Highway Missionary Baptist Church, 2312 Fluker St., will host its annual Christmas program at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17.

Remnant Outreach Ministry, 1210 S. Cherry St., Suites 17 and 19 of the Williams Building, will host a service at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. Participants will include the host/apostle, Susan Green Gray, and Pamela J. Randolph, an apostle.

House of Bread Deliverance Church, 500 S. Main St., will present the second annual “Gathering of the Apostles and Prophets” at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Everyone is invited to help celebrate Christ.

Victory Faith Church, 1517 S. Poplar St., will have a service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. The pastor and bishop, K.D. Mixon Sr., will be the speaker.

Travelers Rest Missionary Baptist Church at Grady will present an appreciation program for the choir director, the Rev. Bruce Johnson, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. The speaker will be Audrea Johnson, an evangelist at Travelers Rest.

Eudora Missionary Baptist Church, 9405 Middle Warren Road, will host guest speaker, the Rev. Silas Roaf Jr. of Second Baptist Church in Little Rock, at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, Dec 17.

Smith Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 3006 Kentucky St., will present its end-of-the year program at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. Special guests will be the Rev. Charles Helloms, pastor of Oak Grove Church, and his congregation.

Unity Christian Fellowship Church, 2712 S. Bay St., will observe its family and friends day at 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17. The Rev. Jerry Goins, pastor of First Baptist Church on U.S. 425, will be the guest speaker. Unity Christian will also host Thursday Night Church at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 21. The speaker will be Tammy Harris, an evangelist.

Timothy Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1304 S. Apple St., will present Vacation Bible School from 4-6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Dec. 18-20, for all ages. A VBS program will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23. VBS registration will be held from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, followed by the meeting for the director and teachers at noon. The sponsor is Timothy Chapel’s missionary society.

Cherry Street AME Zion Church, 808 Cherry St., will host the City Wide Mission meeting at 1 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18. Participants are asked to bring paper towels.


New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will celebrate its annual youth and young adult day at 2:30 p.m Sunday, Dec. 17. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Omar Davis, pastor of the St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill, accompanied by his congregation.