Anniversaries


True Vine E Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 W. Second Ave., will observe the 12th anniversary of the pastor and wife, the Rev. Leon and Laetta Williams, at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Antonio Gayden, pastor of Union Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, accompanied by the Union Hopewell choir.


St. John Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill will observe its 147th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The program will honor the legacy of the late Dr. Cleon A. Flowers, M.D. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Willie Laws, pastor of New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer.


Eudora Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will celebrate the 16th anniversary of the pastor and wife, the Rev. Roy and Barbara Thomas, at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The guest speaker will be the Rev. James Murry, pastor of Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church at Pine Bluff.


Greater Dimension of Glory International Ministry will celebrate the third anniversary of the pastor, Marilyn Shelley. Services will be held at House Of Bread Deliverance Church, 500 S. Main St. At 7 p.m. Friday, June 8, the guest speaker will be Amos L. Horton Jr., chief prelate of COREG Ministries. At 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10, the featured speaker will be Rufus Dennis, apostle of Rock of Faith Church.


Greater Deliverance Global Ministry, 2215 E. Harding Ave., will honor its apostle and pastor, Shirley A. Sanders, at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The speaker will be Sheilar Hatton of Eagle Saints Outreach at Little Rock.


Concerts/Musicals


The 45th anniversary of Ruby Evans and Faith of Harmony singers will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at New Community Church, 321 N. Birch St. Special guests will be Flora Bolded-N-Deliverance of Earle and guests include God’s Way Fellowship, Lincoln County Male Chorus, Mighty Truelights and Men of Faith. New Home Missionary Baptist Church, 3000 Orange St., will host the celebration at 6 p.m. Sunday, June 10, with special guests, The Mellowtones of Memphis. Guests include Williams Singers, Spiritualettes, Singing Revs and Spritual Wings of Joy.


Men’s/Women’s programs


St. Luke AME Church, 9908 Princeton Pike, will celebrate the annual women’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The guest speaker will the Rev. Marcia Burns, pastor of Lee Chapel AME Church at North Little Rock. Music will be provided by Women United for Christ.


St. Peter’s Rock Missionary Baptist Church, 1201 S. Catalpa St., will celebrate its annual men’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The Rev. Roosevelt Simmons, pastor of Bethel New Bethel Baptist Church, and his congregation will be special guests.


St. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, 4508 S. Main St., will present its annual men’s day celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The featured speaker will be the Rev. Glenn Barnes Sr., pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Men in Black will sing.


Barnes Temple Church of God in Christ, 10301 Princeton Pike, will present its men’s/building fund program at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The guest speaker will be Superintendent Jerry Williams. The G3 Gospel Singers will sing.


Abundant Life Church at Pine Bluff, and its pastor, Louise Lyas, will present Women of Excellence 2018 June 13-15 at the Wyndham Riverfront at North Little Rock. Thursday and Friday sessions will start at 9 a.m. with classes. Nightly at 7 p.m., services will include gospel recording artists, Carolyn Traylor and Vickie Yohe. Speakers include: Wednesday night, Alva Taylor, an evangelist of Nacogdoches, Texas; Thursday night, Alicia Patterson of Danville, Virginia; and Friday night, host Louise Lyas. Registration is $40. Details: https://paypal.me/womenofexcellence18 or 501-615-8657.


Special events


Kingdom Builders Outreach Church of God in Christ, 3105 S. Apple St., will host the 11th appreciation service for Michelle Johnson, a psalmist, at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10. Guests will include Saundra Smith of True Light Church of God in Christ.


New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1026 Missouri St., will observe its annual mission service at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10. The featured speaker will be Johnnie Nelson, a member of the church.


Eighth Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 1200 W. Eighth Ave., will conduct its 2018 graduation celebration at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 10. The guest speaker will be Ryan Watley, Ph.D., chief executive officer of Go Forward Pine Bluff.


New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at Moscow will host its family and friends day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Robert Scott, pastor of Damascus Missionary Baptist Church at Grady.


The Remant Outreach Ministry will host the “Scattered Seeds” program at Rhema Redemption International Mission Ministries Inc., 1201 W. Sixth Ave. Services will be at 7 p.m. Friday, June 8; 10 a.m. Saturday, June 9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 10. The speakers will be Peter and Diane Robinson, bishops at Freemont, Calif. Participants will also include Robbie Henry, apostle of the Rhema; Tonya Ento, apostle of Hope & Deliverance Outreach Ministry; and Susan Gray, apostle of the Remant.


Vacation Bible School


Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2121 W. 26th Ave., will host Vacation Bible School at 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 11-15.


Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 909 S. Wisconsin St., will host Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. Monday through Friday, June 11-15.


Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, 224 N. Cypress St., will conduct Vacation Bible School from 5:30-7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, June 11-13.


New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 1317 Texas St., will host Vacation Bible School from 6-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, June 11-14. There will be classes for all ages, including adults. Sessions will include bible teaching, crafts, music and refreshments.


Youth


Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will celebrate their annual youth day. At 6 p.m. Saturday, June 9, there will be a worship and praise service and guests will include Blessed Voices, TeAireka Miller, Union Baptist Youth Choir, Taylor Branscomb, Old St. James Youth and Lil Vessels. At 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10, the guest speaker will be the Rev. Omar Davis, pastor of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church of Sherrill. Singers will include Ava Barnes of New Hope Church and the St. Mark Youth Choir.


Antioch Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill will host its annual youth day program Sunday, June 10. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Joshua Pickett, pastor of Grace and Mercy Missionary Baptist Church.