Mt. Harmony Missionary Baptist Church, 812 E. Harding Ave., will celebrate its 61st anniversary at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7. The speaker will be the Rev. Arnold "Mike" Robertson, associate minister.

New Morning Star Baptist Church at Cornerstone will observe its 134th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Stanley Blair, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church at Moscow, accompanied by his congregation.


Family Time Baptist Church Ministries, 501 Ohio St., will hold the union night of the Pine Bluff Quartet Local at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 7. The Rice Spirituals will host the event and guests will include the Union Choir, Spiritualettes, Mighty True Lights, and Men In Christ.

Special events

Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, 900 Grant St., will host the annual winter board meeting of the National Trusted Partners for Christ Inc., Monday through Wednesday, Feb. 8-10. Breakfast will be at Mt. Carmel. A banquet will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at New Home Missionary Baptist Church and tickets are $25. Details: 489-6111.

The National Trusted Partners for Christ Inc. will honor its late second vice president, Earnest L. Girlie from Pine Bluff, with a memorial and dedication service of a headstone. The service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Forrest Lawn Garden at Pine Bluff with Henry J. Lyons, National Trusted Partners president, officiating. Family, friends and ministers are invited to attend.

Traveler’s Rest Missionary Baptist Church at Grady will host a pastor’s aide program at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6. Area groups and choirs will participate.