Anniversaries


Rankin Chapel Missionary Baptist Church near Gould will celebrate the ninth pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Jimmy and Judy Polk, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Royce Jackson Jr., pastor of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church at Dumas. Rankin Chapel and New Jerusalem choirs will sing.


Christ Temple Church of God in Christ, 515 S. Mulberry St., will celebrate its anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 14. The guest speaker will be Superintendent Walter Jones of New Testament Church of God in Christ at Dumas.


Concerts/Musicals


Prairie Lake Missionary Baptist Church, 2611 Indiana St., will host its choir annual at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 14. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Glenn Barnes, pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church.


True Vine “E” Missionary Baptist Church, 1001 W. Second Ave., will celebrate the 13th anniversary of its inspirational choir at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 14. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Isaac Barnes, pastor of First Baptist Missionary Baptist Church at Gould, accompanied by his congregation.


Morris Chapel Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill will observe its annual choir day at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 14. The guest speaker will be the Rev. J.N. Armstrong Jr., an associate minister.


Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Ladd will host the musical benefit for Samuel Gould and Barbara Beasley at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 13. The Southeast Arkansas Community Mass Choir is the sponsor.


Men’s/women’s programs


Grace Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 909 S. Wisconsin St., will host the Man Up Conference. Friday, July 12, registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and the Father and Son night session will feature guest speaker, the Rev. Glenn Barnes, pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church. Saturday, July 13, registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the guest speaker will be the Rev. Ricky Lattimore, a pastor.


New Home Missionary Baptist Church, 3000 S. Orange St., will celebrate its annual men’s and women’s day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Dennis Wilson, pastor of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church.


Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church, 2507 Hill St., will present its women’s conference. At 10 a.m. Saturday, July 13, the keynote speaker will be a first lady, Teunna Green. Breakout sessions will include speakers Karolyn Taylor, Shantel Neal, and ministers Marcia Smith and Gwen Wayne. At 3 p.m. Sunday, July 14, the guest speaker will be Jo’Neen Russell, an elder. Registration is $10.


Revivals


Greater Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 3700 W. 13th Ave., will hold its annual youth revival with these speakers at 7 p.m. the following dates: Wednesday, July 17, the Rev. Roderick Daniels of Second Baptist Church of Little Rock; Thursday, July 18, the Rev. Shajayveon Winston of Living Word Baptist Church; and Friday, July 19, the Rev. Semaj Brown of Led By the Spirit of God Church of Little Rock.


Happy Home Missionary Baptist Church at Jefferson will host the annual joint revival with Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, July 17-19, at Happy Home. The guest minister will be the Rev. R.D. Howard Sr., pastor of New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church.


Special events


Daniel Chapel Missionary Church at Moscow will observe its family and friends day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Willie Laws, pastor of New Morning Star Missionary Church at Altheimer. Special guests will be the Heavenly Hearts and Damascus Choir of Grady.


Faye’s House Inc. is hosting a “Jesus is Lord Campaign” at McGehee from Saturday, July 13, through Saturday, Aug. 3. The agency will canvas McGehee in partnership with New Life Ministries Christian Center, St. Peter AME Church, Women in Transition to Glory Services Inc. and Upper Room Christian Church.


Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2121 W. 26th Ave., will host its ushers’ ministry programs. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 13, the 10th annual ushers’ workshop will be held. The Rev. Michael Stevens will be the facilitator of the event featuring instructors all certified by the National United Church Ushers Association of America. At 3 p.m. Sunday, July 14, the ushers’ annual will be held and the guest speaker will be the Rev. Cordell Fields, pastor of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church of Metcalf, Miss.


Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 2101 W. Reeker Ave., will host the Multi District Congress of Christian Education July 14-18. Sessions will be held from 3-5 p.m. and 5:15-7:15 p.m. followed by evening services with these speakers: at 7 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Charles Helloms Jr., lead moderator; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Marblelene Alexander, lead dean; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Rev. Arnold E. Robertson, lead president; and 8 p.m. Thursday, the Rev. D.L. Richardson, president, Consolidated Missionary Baptist State Conference. The Youth Congress will be held from 9 a.m. to noon.


Mt. Olive AME Church at Tarry will host guest speaker Cynthia Hardin of Allen Temple AME Church at Pine Bluff at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 14.


Youth


New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 1317 S. Texas St., will observe its annual youth/graduates’ day. At 11 a.m. Sunday, July 14, graduates will be honored and the speaker will be M. Kriston Wilson, pastor-elect. Youth day will be held at 3 p.m. and the guest speaker will be the Rev. Raeshawn D. Howard Sr., pastor of New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church.


Nu Bread of Life Missionary Baptist Church, 1711 W. 13th Ave., will host its annual youth day at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 14. The speaker will be the pastor, the Rev. Sammie Smith Jr.