The Consolidated St. Marion Baptist District Association, which includes Pine Bluff area churches, will host the Consolidated Missionary Baptist State Convention Congress of Christian Education.


The congress will convene with the First Baptist Church, 2015 Main St., at North Little Rock, Monday through Friday, June 3-7.


The Consolidated St. Marion Mass Choir and the Genuine Gospel Singers, formerly the Gospel Warriors of Dumas, will appear in concert at 7:30 p.m. June 3. Choir rehearsal is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, May 23, at Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church, 3201 W. Second Ave., at Pine Bluff. All choir directors and their choirs of the district are asked to participate.


The mass choir directors will be Veatrice McHenry of Mulberry Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Althemier and Clancy White of Mt. Nebo of Pine Bluff, ministers of music for the district and other choir directors.


The Rev. Arnold Robertson is the congress president.The Rev. Larry C. Battles is the district moderator.