Anniversaries


St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church at Tucker will celebrate the first anniversary of the pastor and wife, the Rev. Rodney and Wanda Cherry, at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. James Rice, pastor of Battle Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Altheimer.


St. Paul AME Church, 4143 Highway 190 East, at White Hall, will observe its 145th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Marcia Burns, pastor of Lee Chapel AME Church at North Little Rock, along with the congregation.


Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will celebrate its 131st anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Leroy Spears Jr., pastor of Union Missionary Baptist Church, accompanied by his congregation.


Concerts/Musicals


Kings Highway Missionary Baptist Church, 2312 Fluker St., will host the 59th anniversary of the inspirational adult choir at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. William A. Shaw Jr., pastor of Pleasant View Ministries Church.


Union Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church, 1121 Persimmon St., ill celebrate its choir annual at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Joseph Valliant, pastor of Morris Chapel Baptist Church at Sherrill.


Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will host a musical benefit program for Sherron Giles Binns and Debra Cosen at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 27. The Southeast Arkansas Community Mass Choir is the sponsor.


Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 900 S. Grant St., will sponsor its annual choir day Sunday, July 28. At 11 a.m., the featured minister will be Mario Clifton. At 3 p.m., the guest speaker will be the Rev. Raeshawn Howard, pastor of New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church. Choirs of both churches will sing.


New Cheeks Chapel AME at Sherrill will host the Pastoria Singing Union Monthly Worship Services at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28.


Men’s/women’s programs


Mulberry Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will observe its men’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Glenn Barnes, pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church.


Gospel Temple Missionary Baptist Church, 1100 Oakwood Road, will conduct its annual women’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The featured speaker will be Cleo Cooper of Mt. Gale Missionary Baptist Church at Conway. The guest choir director will be Bessie Lancelin of First Missionary Baptist Church.


Revivals


Indiana Street Missionary Baptist Church, 1114 Indiana St., will conduct revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, July 31-Aug. 2. The guest evangelist will be the Rev. Marvin E. Wiley, pastor of Rock of Ages Baptist Church at Maywood, Ill. At 6:30 nightly, the lecturer will be the Rev. Robert L. Handley, pastor of Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church.


Special events


International House of Praise, 4511 Faucett Road, will host a special program honoring Cleovis and Arwilda Whiteside on their 80th wedding celebration. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27. The Family Council and governor’s office honored the Jefferson County residents as Arkansas’ Longest Married Couple recently.


Bethlehem Worship Center Church of God in Christ at Dumas won’t hold morning service Sunday, July 28, due to an out of town engagement.


New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, 1026 Missouri St., will host the Greater St. Marion District Association Congress of Christian Education from 6-8 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 29-Aug. 2. Instructors will include Cathryn Laurent, Constance Castle and Geneva Green, the Revs. Brian Castle, Levell Bass and Ronald Laurent.


New Town Missionary Baptist Church, 3600 W. Second Ave., will celebrate its annual usher day at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. S E. Shaw, pastor of New Faith Missionary Baptist Church.


New Community Church, 321 N. Birch St., will host its 12 Tribe program at 5 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The speaker will be Wanda Murry, a New Community member.


Union Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will observe its family and friends day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Willie Rogers, pastor of Zion Missionary Baptist Church at Monticello.


New Kingdom Church, 6300 U.S. 79, will hold its first service at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 28, according to the pastor, Larry Ward.


Full Faith Christian Church, 1320 S. Ohio St., will host an appreciation program for the youth pastors at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 28. The guest speaker will be Shirley A. Sanders, bishop of Greater Deliverance Global Ministry.


New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 1317 Texas St., will host the installation for its pastor-elect and wife, the Rev. M. Kriston Wilson and Jasmine Wilson, Sunday, July 28. At 11 a.m., the speaker will be the Rev. Robert Townsend, pastor of Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas. At 3:30 p.m., George Parks Jr., pastor of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church at Conway/North Little Rock, will be the guest speaker. A pre-installation service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, with the Rev. Derick Easter, pastor of New St. Hurricane Missionary Baptist Church, as the guest speaker.


Victory Faith Church, 1517 S. Poplar will host the 20th annual Fresh Fire Kingdom Gathering beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28, with guest speaker, J. Morrill Gray, apostle of Greater Miracle Temple Worship Center at North Little Rock. Services will continue at 7:15 p.m. on the following dates with these speakers: July 29, Willie Edwards, prophet of International House of Praise; July 30, Martiz Scott, pastor of New Relationship Christian Center Church of Monticello; and July 31, with the Rev. K.D. Mixon Sr., founder of Kingdom Faith Covenant of Churches and Ministries.


Vacation Bible School


Grace Evangelical Baptist Church, 4210 S. Ohio St., and Solid Rock Missionary Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School at 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, July 29-Aug. 1, at Grace Evangelical. Details: 870-543-9945.