ANNIVERSARIES


• HOSANNA CHRISTIAN CHURCH & MINISTRIES, 1500 N. Bryant St., will celebrate the 17th anniversary of the pastors, Louis and Jacqueline Ross, at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 8. The service will feature speakers and music ministries.


• GREATER BATTLE CHAPEL BAPTIST CHURCH at Altheimer will celebrate the fourth pastoral anniversary of the Rev. James Rice Jr. and Courtney Rice, at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Service will be held at Mulberry Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Brian Dodson, pastor of Freedom Missionary Baptist Church at Altheimer.


• KINGDOM OF GOD MINISTRIES, 700 S. Grant St., will observe the 14th anniversary of the pastor and wife, Alvin and Rochelle Robertson, at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8. The guest speaker will be the apostle, Craig Banks of Canaan Christian Center.


• TRUE VINE “E” MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1001 W. Second Ave., will celebrate its 14th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Jay Brothers, pastor of St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church at Sherrill.


• UNION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH at Altheimer will celebrate its 138th anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Glenn Barnes, pastor of Pine Hill Missionary Baptist Church.


• NEW ST. HURRICANE BAPTIST CHURCH, 3319 Ohio St., will celebrate the sixth anniversary of the pastor, the Rev. Derick Easter, and family, at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 8. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Clifford Mays of Toledo, Ohio.


CONCERTS


• PRAIRIE LAKE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 2611 Indiana St., will host a musical program at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Guests will include the Bunch Brothers of Carlisle, Nu Image, Spiritual Gift of Tennessee, Sonz of Glory and Prairie Lake Choir.


• NEW COMMUNITY CHURCH, 321 N. Birch St., will host a concert at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Singers will include Doc McKenzie and the Hi Lites of South Carolina, O. W. and the Exhalters of Milwaukee, Wis., the Rev. Andrew Cheairs and the Songbirds and The Cork Singers of Greenville, Miss. Tickets are available at Pop’s Barber Shop.


• MORRIS CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH at Sherrill will host rehearsals for the Pine Bluff Women’s Community Choir for their Songs of Praise 73 Concert. Rehearsals will be at 7 p.m. Friday, March 13, March 20 and March 27. Christian women who want to sing for the Lord are invited to participate.


• NEW ST. HURRICANE BAPTIST CHURCH, 3319 Ohio St., will host “Great Hymns of the Church in Pine Bluff” Citywide Choir concert at 5 p.m. March 15. All local singers and musicians are invited to participate. Rehearsal will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 9. Details: 870-536-8337.


MEN’S AND WOMEN’S DAY


• NEW TOWN MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 3600 W. Second Ave., will observe its annual men’s and women’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. The guest preacher will be the Rev. Raeshawn Howard Sr., pastor of New Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church.


• BARNETT CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1321 N. Birch St., will celebrate its annual men’s and women’s day at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Tyrone Ford, pastor of Free Gift Missionary Baptist Church at Dumas. Men in Black will sing.


REVIVALS


• MT. MORIAH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH at Gould will conduct revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 11. The guest preacher will be the Rev. G.L. Sanders of Mercy Seat Missionary Baptist Church at Little Rock.


SPECIAL EVENTS


• HEART2HEART MINISTRIES will present the I Survived It Conference beginning at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, at New Era Ministries at Star City. The guest speaker will be Jennifer Harris, a prophetess of Little Rock. From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7, service continues at the Star City Civic Center. The guest speaker will be Mildred Burks, an apostle of Itta Bena, Miss. Registration is free.


• SMITH CHAPEL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 3004 S. Kentucky St., will hold an ordination of deacons at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8. Deacons will be Robert Age, Mark Bennett, Tyrone Isadore and Willie Goins. The guest speaker will be the Rev. T.R. Ramey, pastor of the St. John Missionary Baptist Church of Mitchellville.


• GREATER MT. CALVARY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 3700 W. 13th Ave., will host its family and friends day at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. The guest minister will be the Rev. Victor Patterson, pastor of Cherry St. AME Zion Church, accompanied by his congregation.


• MT. MORIAH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH at Gould will host the usher training seminar from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 7. The session is for youth, youth adults and seniors.


• PRAIRIE LAKE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 2611 Indiana St., will host the annual family and friends day at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. The featured speaker will be the Rev. Accie Reynolds, pastor of First Baptist Church at Ladd, along with the choir. The Greater First Baptist Church of Altheimer choir will also sing.


• HOUSE OF BREAD DELIVERANCE CHURCH, 500 S. Main St., will host a Celebration of Honor for Emiko Malone at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 7.


• SEVEN STAR MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH of Reed will sponsor its City-wide Ushers Alliance program at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8. The Rev. Alvin Newburn, pastor of Polk Chapel of Star City, and his church family, will be the special guests.


• SHILOH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 2008 Vaugine St., will host its Black History Program at 3 p.m. Sunday March 8. The Rev. Aaron Barnes and the New Home Missionary Baptist Church family will be special guests.


• ONE PINE BLUFF PRAYING TOGETHER services will be held for people to gather and pray for the growth and prosperity of the city at 6 p.m. March 8 — New Fellowship Baptist Church, 3706 S. Cherry St.; March 15 — Mt. Pleasant AME Church, 1201 N. Magnolia St.; March 22 — Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 1801 S. Indiana St.; March 29 — Greater Ward Chapel AME Church, 3700 W. Sixth Ave. Details: Mary Liddell, marylddll@yahoo.com or 870-643-2383.


• ST. JOHN AME CHURCH, 1117 W. Pullen Ave., will provide free meals through the “Soul Food Feeding Program for the Mind, Body and Spirit.” Lunch on Saturdays will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Breakfast on Sundays begin at 9 a.m.


YOUTH


• BARRAQUE STREET MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1800 W. Pullen St., will observe its annual youth day at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 8. The speaker will be Barraque Street’s pastor, the Rev. Sidney Milton Sr.


• NEW COVENANT CHURCH GLOBAL, 4901 W. Short Third Ave., will host its Youth Health and Welfare Symposium, at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 7. Speakers include Angela Roby, Lenelle Thompson, Cortez Richardson, Xavier Wayne, Felecia Cooper, and Tollisa Stricklen. Admission is free, however attendees should register at 870-510-6033.