The following local organizations are closing offices or cancelling events because of concerns over the coronavirus:

Ministry class set by conference call

Margarette W. Williams will host the “Behind the Veil” Expository Teaching & Writing Ministry Class by conference call. The class is scheduled for Thursday, April 16, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants may call at 605-313-6243 and access code 428320#, according to a news release. Session 11 is entitled “Tempted” with the focus being on Genesis 39:3-12, 19-21. Session 12 is entitled “Opportunity Knocks” with the focus being on Genesis 41:15-21, 33-40. Details: 870-535-5665.

City Wide Mission cancelled

The City Wide Mission meeting has been cancelled because of social distancing due to covid-19 crisis. It had been scheduled for April 20 at Rose Hill Missionary Baptist Church, according to a news release.

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