Anniversaries


Galilee Missionary Baptist Church, 4807 W. Sixth Ave., will celebrate the 28th appreciation service for the pastor and wife, the Rev. George H. Barnes Sr. and Earnestine Barnes, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Learthur Shelton Sr., pastor of Open Door Christian Church of Pine Bluff.


New Direction Baptist Church, 3000 S. Louisiana St., will celebrate the pastoral anniversary of the Rev. and Mrs. Julius McDade, Sunday, Sept. 1. At 11 a.m., the guest speaker will be Sean Jarrett, pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church at Tulsa, Okla. At 3 p.m., the featured speaker will be Phillip Pointer, DMin., pastor of St. Mark Baptist Church at Little Rock.


Jerusalem No. 1 Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer will celebrate the 34th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. and Mrs. Ulysses Dunlap, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Robert Key, pastor of Mulberry Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer.


John Wesley AME Zion Church at Wilmot will celebrate the second anniversary of the pastor and wife, the Rev. Eddie Williams Sr. and Denience Williams, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Albert L. Fenceroy, pastor of Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church.


Bethany Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, 1923 S. Olive St., will observe its harvest drive/128th church anniversary at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 1. The speaker will be the Rev. Renice L. Davis, pastor of the church. Guests will include Kenneth Smith.


Concerts


Barnett Chapel Baptist Church, 1321 N. Birch St., will host the Gospel Explosion at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, and NuBread of Life Missionary Baptist Church, 1711 W. 13th Ave., will be the site for the concert at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1. Pastor Sammie Smith Jr. and Nu-Begin-n and Pastor Ben & the Sounds of Salvation of Indianapolis, Ind., will sponsor the event. Singers will also include ASons Singers of Indianapolis.


Family Time Baptist Church and Ministries, 501 Ohio St., will host the Pine Bluff Quartet Service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1. Singers will include Men In Christ, Union Choir and the Spiritualettes.


Men’s/women’s events


New Morning Star Baptist Church at Altheimer will celebrate its women’s day at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1. The featured speaker will be Stephanie Lusk, a member of New Morning Star. Women’s day choir rehearsal will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at the church.


Shekinah Glory Global Ministries, 1800 W. 73rd Ave., will conduct its women’s conference. At 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, the guest speaker will be Tracy Shavers, a prophetess with Tracy Shavers Ministries. At 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, the guest speaker will be Mary Davis, first lady at Bethany Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. Lunch will be served after the Saturday service.


Special events


Prairie Lake Missionary Baptist Church, 2611 S. Indiana St., will host a Love Program for Elder and Mrs. Charles King at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30. All choirs, soloists and other singers are asked to participate in the benefit program.