Barraque Street Missionary Baptist Church, 1800 W. Pullen St., will celebrate the first anniversary service of its pastor, Rev. L. A. Holcomb Jr. at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Glenn Barnes Sr., pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Anniversaries/Annuals

Barraque Street Missionary Baptist Church, 1800 W. Pullen St., will celebrate the first anniversary service of its pastor, Rev. L. A. Holcomb Jr. at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Glenn Barnes Sr., pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

Rev. Kyle L. Jones, pastor of Mount Friendship Baptist Church at Curtis (Clark County) will be the guest preacher at the 11 a.m. service.

Concerts/Musicals

Joy Community Fellowship Church, 2101 E. Sixth Ave., will celebrate its 16th annual choir anniversary concert at 6 p.m. Sunday. The guest director will be Sherman Merritt Jr., national minister of music of PAW Music Department at Nashville, and the church’s choir director is Melanie Cook Dobbins.

The youth ministry of New Fellowship Baptist Church, 17th Avenue and Cypress Street, will host a Christmas musical entitled “Follow the Star” at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1026 Missouri St., will hold a unity concert featuring the Southeast Arkansas Male Chorus at 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

St. Luke A.M.E. Church, 9908 Princeton Pike Road, will present their annual Christmas Candlelight Concert at 6 p.m. Sunday.

Barnes Temple Church of God in Christ, 10301 Princeton Pike, will hold its Christmas musical featuring the Barnes Temple choir at 6 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Daryl Sanders of Grahams Temple and Lighthouse at Little Rock.

Revival

Main Street Church of God in Christ, 2901 Main St., will host its Pre-Christmas Holy Ghost revival Wednesday through Friday at 7:30 nightly. David Arnold and Linda Arnold will conduct the services.

Special Events

Trinity Episcopal Church, 703 W. Third Ave., will hold its Lessons and Carols service at 5 p.m. Sunday. Dating back to 19th century England, this distinctive service recounts the story of faith through the reading of scripture and the joyful singing of Christmas carols and anthems.

The Chancel choir, directed by Josephine Bell, at St. Luke United Methodist Church will present its annual Christmas Cantata, “Emmanuel” arranged and orchestrated by Russell Mauldin at 5 p.m.

Amos Chapel Baptist Church, 2401 Port Road, will hold its Christmas celebration with the Pilgrim Jubilees and Friends at 6 p.m. today. The guests will include Sent, Shaw Boyz, Gospel Sonz, Mellowtones, Spiritualettes, and the Williams Singers.

St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1404 Georgia St., will hold a Christmas production “For Unto Us A Child Is Born” presented by the visual and performing art ministry at 5 p.m. Sunday.

White Hall United Methodist Church at White Hall will hold its “Down From His Glory” Christmas Cantata presented by the Chancel and Children’s Choir at 10:50 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday. Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be at 6:30 Dec. 24 and worship service will begin at 10 a.m. Christmas day.

Smith Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 3006 Kentucky St., will hold its Year End Fellowship at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guests will be the Webb Sisters, Men in Black, and New Derrissaux Choir. The Rev. Freddie Webb of Derrissaux Missionary Baptist Church will be the guest preacher.

Greater Deliverance Ministry, 2401 S. Main St., in Watson’s Convocation Center, will host the ministry of K.D. Allen, apostle of Greater Nations International at Little Rock at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Prayer Garden Church of God in Christ, 800 S. Eighth Ave., will hold its Christmas program featuring children at 6 p.m. Sunday.

D and B Entertainment will present “The Happy Holidays Weekend Celebration Tour” on today at Ritz Civic Center at Blytheville and Sunday at Gaines St. Baptist Church at Little Rock. Artists include Lee Williams and the Spirtual QC’s, Pastor Tim Rogers and the Fellas and Lisa Knowles and the Brown Singers. Details: Call 870-740-0669 or 870-534-3537.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill will hold its first annual Christmas family and friends praise worship at 11 a.m. Sunday.

New Jericho Missionary Baptist Church, 1600 N. Lindell St., will hold its Christmas program at 6 p.m. Sunday. Rev. Lewis Christopher, associate minister of New Jericho, will be the speaker at 11 a.m.

Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church at Dumas will present its Christmas production “Someone Is Coming To Our House” at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Amos Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 2401 Port Road, will hold its Christmas celebration in honor of its pastor, Rev. Robert Willis, at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Aaron Barnes, pastor of New Home Missionary Baptist Church. Guests will include New Town Praise Dancers, William Singers, Faithful and New Hope of Moscow.

New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 500 Bois D Arc St., will hold its 50 State Rally at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Highway 425 in the Ladd community, will hold its annual homecoming and harvest drive at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Sammie Smith, pastor of Union Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Rison.

The ordination and installation service for Rev. Ray Parks, the newly elected pastor of Derrick Chapel Community Church at Wabbaseka, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Prairie Lake Missionary Baptist Church, 2611 Indiana St. Rev. Alvin Lowe, pastor of Prairie Lake, will deliver the sermon.

Youth

New Morning Star Baptist Church at Cornerstone will observe its annual youth and young adult day at 2:30 p.m. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Frank Harris Jr., pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church. Special guests will be Kendrick Williams Jr.

Youth choir rehearsal will be at 6 p.m. today at Mount Zion Baptist Church at Altheimer.

Mount Pleasant A.M.E. Church, 1201 Magnolia St., youth department will hold its annual Christmas program at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

Mount Bayou Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will hold the sixth anniversary of its youth choir at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The guest preacher will be Rev. Dedric T. Williams, associate minister at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church at Fort Worth, Texas.

Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will hold its Christmas youth explosion at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Ezekiel Missionary Baptist Church, 121 Martin St., youth department will be presenting “Is Christ in Your Christmas” at 11 a.m. Sunday.