Anniversaries


Watkin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 800 S. Juniper St., will celebrate its 149th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 1. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Robert Watson, pastor of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill. Special guests will be the Holcomb Family.


Concerts


Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 900 S. Grant St., will host the gospel explosion musical of Greater First Missionary Baptist Church. The event will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 30. Guests will include Men in Christ, Pure Purpose, Spiritualettes, Keenon Coleman & Friends, and Mighty Gospelettes. The Rev. Leroy Spears, pastor of Union Missionary Baptist Church, will offer words of encouragement.


Union Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, 1121 Persimmon St., will present its choir annual at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 1. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Daryl Graydon, pastor of Greater First Missionary Baptist Church.


Family Time Baptist Church & Ministries, 501 Ohio St., will host the union night of the Pine Bluff Quartet Local at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 1. Guests will include Men In Christ, Union Choir, Spiritualettes and others.


Women’s events


Rhema Redemption International Mission Ministries (The RIM), 1201 W. Sixth Ave., will host a women’s conference at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 30. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the cost is $10. The guest speaker will be Shirley Sanders, bishop at Greater Deliverance Ministry. Other participants will include Shanda Jones, an elder; Barbara Deloney, an evangelist; Gail Stith, an evangelist; Kim Goodwin, an evangelist; Marilyn Shelley, a pastor; Alvern Batemon, a minister; and RIM apostle, Robbie Henry.


Revivals


Abundant Life Church, 3109 S. Main St., will conduct revival at 7 p.m. Friday through Sunday, June 29-July 1. The guest speaker will be Anthony Lott, a prophet from Houston, Texas.


Special events


Family Time Baptist Church & Ministries, 501 Ohio St., will present Thankful Thursday Worship Experience at 7 p.m. July 5. The special guest speaker will be the Rev. Kenneth L. Stewart, pastor of House of Prayer Missionary Baptist Church at Flint, Mich. The Rev. Brandon Dyer, pastor of Lampkin Chapel Baptist Church, will lecture. Guests will also include the Lampkin Chapel Choir.


Eighth Avenue Missionary Baptist Church, 1200 W. Eighth Ave., will conduct its annual usher’s day program at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 1. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Cedric Hawkins Sr., pastor of First Baptist Church at Stuttgart.


Eudora Missionary Baptist Church, 9405 Middle Warren Road, will host guest speaker, the Rev. Leroy Edwards Jr. of Mount Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, at 11:15 a.m. Sunday, July 1.


Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church will host the Multi-District Congress of Christian Education. Registration is available online at www.consolidatedstmarionbaptistdistrictassociation.com or at the church at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 8.


Nu Bread of Life Missionary Baptist Church, 1711 W. 13th Ave., will celebrate its annual mission program at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 1. The pastor, the Rev. Sammie Smith Jr., will speak.


Unity Christian Fellowship Church, 2712 S. Bay St., will host the annual community prayer day from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, June 30. Tammy Harris, an evangelist, will lead the prayer for the city, the surrounding areas and prayer in general. The community is invited to come out, join together, touch and agree for change and to be blessed, a spokesman said.


Youth


New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at Moscow will observe its youth day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 1. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Joshua Pickett, pastor of Grace & Mercy Missionary Baptist Church, accompanied by his congregation.


Rock of Faith Church, 1717 S. Main St., will conduct a youth rally from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 30. All churches, ministries, teams, squads and individuals are invited.