Special events

Bright Star Missionary Baptist Church on U.S. 425 South will host its installation of officers at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Robert Key, pastor of Mulberry Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer.

Holy Deliverance Church Abundant Life Ministries of Pine Bluff will present the Stepping Into Destiny 2019 Crusade at Divine Praise and Worship at Little Rock at 7:30 p.m. Sunday through Friday, Jan. 6-11. Intercessory prayer begins at 7 p.m. The guest evangelist will be Anthony Lott, a prophet from Dallas, Texas. Holy Deliverance’s pastor, Louise J. Lyas, and the Daughters of Destiny will host the crusade.

Seven Star Missionary Baptist Church at Reed will host its installation of officers program for the 2019 year at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13. The special guest will be the Rev. Eddie Handley Sr., pastor of Bailey Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Reed, accompanied by his congregation. “You are invited to come and worship with us as we prepare to do the Lord’s work for another year,” a spokesman said.


First Baptist Church Dew Drop, 1701 N. Bryant St., will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its pastor and wife, T.L. Breamsey and Jackie Breamsey, beginning with a banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. The banquet will be held at Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 900 S. Grant St., with words of encouragement by Willie Edwards Jr., pastor of International House of Praise. First Baptist Dew Drop will continue the celebration Sunday, Jan. 27. At 11 a.m., the guest speaker will be Carl Desmuke of Kingdom of God Spiritual Revelations of Georgetown, Texas. At 3 p.m. the featured speaker will be Carl Ratliff, bishop of Evangelist Temple Church of God in Christ at Little Rock.

Men’s Day

Mt. Bayou Missionary Baptist Church of Altheimer will host its annual men’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Kendall Summons, pastor of Greater Paradise New Covenant Church at Little Rock. Participants will also include the Rev. Travis White Sr. of Mt. Bayou church.