New Year’s Eve/Watch night services


St. Andrew AME Church, 701 Franklin St., will host a joint watch night testimonial and worship service at 10:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. The Rev. R.W. Alexander Sr., pastor of Mt. Pleasant AME Church, will be the guest preacher. Participants will include the AME church members in the Pine Bluff and surrounding areas.


St. Andrew Missionary Baptist Church, 5810 Malcomb St., will host watch night service at 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. The Rev. Alvin Dunlap, pastor of Grace Evangelical Baptist Church, will give the lecture. The Rev. Travis Harden, pastor of Greater Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, will deliver the sermon.


Family Time Baptist Church & Ministries, 501 Ohio St., will host watch meeting service Monday, Dec. 31. Dinner will be served at 9 p.m. and service begins at 10 p.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Anthony Armstrong, pastor of Unity Christian Church. Guest pastors and churches will also include the Rev. Alvin Lowe and Prairie Lake Baptist Church and the Rev. Aaron Johnson and Liberty Hill Baptist Church.


Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 2507 Hill St., and Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church will present watch night service at 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Pilgrim. The Rev. Glenn Barnes, pastor of Pine Hill, will deliver the sermon and Pilgrim and Pine Hill choirs will render the music.


Smith Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 3004 Kentucky St., will host a joint watch meeting fellowship with Grace Temple and Gospel Temple Baptist churches at 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Smith Chapel.


New Community Church, 321 N. Birch St., will host watch meeting service at 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. The men will serve refreshments at 11 p.m. in the fellowship hall.


Happy Home Missionary Baptist Church at Jefferson will host watch meeting at 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31.


Bethlehem Worship Center Church of God in Christ at Dumas will host its watch meeting at 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. The speaker will be the pastor, Timothy Jones.


True Vine E Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 W. Second Ave., will have its watch night service at 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. The Rev. R.P. Bifford Sr., associate minister at Mt. Bayou Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer, will be the guest speaker.


New Beginnings Baptist Church, 8826 Old Warren Road, will host a New Year’s Eve watch night service starting at 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. Guests will include Southern Grace, the Coy Cantwell Family and a surprise guest along with local talent. Refreshments will be served.


House of Bread Deliverance Church, 500 S. Main St., will present its New Year’s Eve service at 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. The pastor and apostle, Saint Mary Harris, will be the speaker.


Cherry Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Moscow will host its watch meeting at 10 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Fred Wisemon, pastor of Richardson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at Tamo.


Old Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 3116 Port Road, will host its watch meeting at 9:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Royce Jackson Jr. of New Jerusalem Baptist Church at Dumas. Guests will also include Wade Chapel and Oak Grove Baptist churches.


Concerts


Smith Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 3004 S. Kentucky St., will present the Pine Bluff Women’s Community Choir’s Songs of Praise 68 Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30. Details: Cubie Davis, 536-3306, or Gloria Pickett, 541-0603.


Special events


St. Andrew AME Church, 701 Franklin St., will celebrate the annual missionary program entitled, “The Holy Cake,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30. The Sallie Ann Compton Women’s Missionary Society is the sponsor.


Word of Faith Full Gospel Baptist Church, 1108 S. Poplar St., will host its family and friends day at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 30. Henry Land Jr., pastor of Word of Faith, will be the speaker.


Grace and Mercy Missionary Baptist Church, 5103 W. Malcomb St., will conduct its family and friends day at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 30.


Cherry Hill Missionary Baptist Church at Moscow will hold its fifth Sunday fellowship at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 30. The speaker will be the pastor, David Marks Sr. Guests will include Richardson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, First Baptist Church on U.S. 425, and Macedonia Baptist Church. Lunch will be served.


Revivals


Bethlehem Worship Center Church of God in Christ at Dumas will present its revival beginning with Christian Development classes at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 28-30. Revival will be held with these speakers at 7 p.m. on the following dates: Bernard Slater of Holy Temple Church of God in Christ at Dumas, Friday, Dec. 28; Henry Hellums Sr. of Truth and Love Church of God in Christ at Pine Bluff, Saturday, Dec. 29; and Superintendent Robert Davis of Holy Deliverance Church of God in Christ at Warren, Sunday, Dec. 30.