Anniversaries


Family Time Baptist Church & Ministries, 501 Ohio St., will present the 21st anniversary of the pastor and wife, the Rev. and Mrs. Micheal E. Williams Sr. At 11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, the first lady, Pamela Warrior-Williams will host “A Celebration of Women” tea party for women 18 years old and older. Women are invited to a day full of food, favors and activities. Participants may bring their favorite cup, saucer, hat and gloves. On Sunday, May 20, worship at 9 a.m. will feature speaker, the Rev. Robert Willis, pastor of Amos Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, and his congregation. At 3 p.m., the guest speaker will be the Rev. Derick Easter, pastor of New St. Hurricane Missionary Baptist Church, accompanied by his congregation.


Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, 812 E. Harding Ave., will celebrate the 41st anniversary of the pastor and wife, the Rev. Robert L. Handley and Carrie L. Handley. At 10 a.m. Sunday, May 20, the guest speaker will be the Rev. Jonathan Handley Sr. of Community Progressive Missionary Baptist Church of Kansas City, Mo. At 3 p.m., the guest speaker will be the Rev. Amelio Howard, pastor of Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church.


Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 6300 U.S. 79 South, will celebrate its 114th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Julius McDade, pastor of New Direction Baptist Church.


Concerts


Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will be the site for the musical benefit of Sandra Goodwin and Freddie Hunter at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The Southeast Arkansas Community Mass Choir is the sponsor.


Men’s/women’s events


St. Luke AME Church, 9908 Princeton Pike, will celebrate men’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Clark Thomas, pastor of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill.


Mt. Olive AME Church at Tarry will have its annual women’s and men’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The speaker will be Bettie White, an apostle of New Covenant Church Global of Pine Bluff.


Eternal Life Ministry, 503 Pryce St., will conduct its women’s day program at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The speaker will be Wanda Lowe, a bishop from Monticello.


Union Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, 1121 Persimmon St., will celebrate its men’s and women’s day Sunday, May 20. At 11 a.m., the guest speaker will be Debra A. Jones, first lady of Watkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. At 3 p.m., the guest speaker will be the Rev. Kenneth Jones, pastor of Watkin Chapel church, accompanied by the choir.


Mt. Pleasant AME Church, 1201 N. Magnolia St., will conduct its women’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The speaker will be the Rev. Marcia Burns of Lee Chapel AME Church at North Little Rock.


Motley Chapel Missionary Baptist Church will host the annual women’s day of the Greater St. Marion District at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The guest speaker will be Wanda Parker of Pilgrim’s Progress Missionary Baptist Church at North Little Rock.


St. John AME Church, 1117 W. Pullen St., will observe its 99th women’s day celebration beginning with the annual Salad Fest from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Tickets are $10. The women’s day worship will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. Music will be provided by the Church Women United for Church. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Bettie A. Tolefree, who serves with her husband, the Rev. Truman Tolefree, as associate pastor of at Bethel AME Church at Little Rock. Tolefree has authored a book titled, “My Affair With The Other Man,” and hopes to see it published.


New Town Missionary Baptist Church, 3600 W. Second Ave., will host a breakfast from 8-9 a.m. Sunday, May 20, for all women members. The men’s ministry will serve.


Revivals


Greater Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 3700 W. 13th Ave., conduct its spring revival at 7 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, May 22-24. The guest evangelist will be the Rev. Anthony Walker Sr., pastor of Mulberry Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Lecturers will be the Rev. Dante Nicholson of Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Dumas, Tuesday; the Rev. Stefan Liddell of Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, Wednesday; and the Rev. Phillip Puckett of Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church of Gould, Thursday.


Special events


Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will honor its 2018 high school graduates, during the worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 20. The speaker will be the Rev. Eric Walden, associate minister of Mt. Zion.


New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at Moscow will hold its mission program at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, May 20.


Greater Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 3700 W. 13th Ave., will hold its annual mission program, at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 20. The guest minister will be the Rev. O.C. Remley, associate minister of the church.


Almeta Missionary Baptist Church at Reedville will present its annual mission program, at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The guest minister will be the Rev. Melvin Harrison, pastor of St. Ollie Missionary Baptist Church at Star City, along with the St. Ollie ushers. Almeta Mission President Cora Nash invites all local missionaries. Dinner will be served.


Old St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 1307 W. 16th Ave., will host the ushers’ annual at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20.


New Morning Star Baptist Church at Altheimer will present its annual family and friends day at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 20. The Rev. David Marks Sr. and the Cherry Hill Baptist Church at Moscow will be the guests.


Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church at Dumas will host its annual senior and junior ushers’ service at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Rodrick Sowers of St. Harmony Baptist Church at Dumas.


St. Peter’s Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 1201 Catalpa St., will host the City Wide Mission at 1 p.m. Monday, May 21.


Unity Temple Church of God in Christ, 4401 W. Sixth Ave., will celebrate its annual Sunday School Day at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 20. The speaker will be Wanda Jeter, a missionary of Unity Temple.


Eudora Missionary Baptist Church, 9405 Middle Warren Road, will host guest speaker, the Rev. Leroy Edwards of Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, May 20.


Greater Deliverance Global Ministry, 2215 E. Harding Ave., will host its monthly “Koinonia” Fellowship at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The speaker will be the Rev. Isaac L. Barron of Full Faith Christian Church.


East End Church of God in Christ, 709 Virginia St., will present its annual Sunday School service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 20. The speaker will be Elder Calvin Grissom, associate elder of First Trinity Church of God in Christ.