Saturday, February 9
Union Hill C.M.E. Church will have a Valentine Fundraiser February 9 at Folson’s from 8 p.m. until midnight. Admission will be $3 single and $5 per couple. Everyone is invited to come out and dance. There will be a DJ on site and free snacks will be provided. This event is for ages 18 and up.
Bayson Chapel M.B. Church will have an Educational Workshop from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. Saturday, February 9. There will be guests speakers from the school system, Job Corps, and ITT Tech on-line institution.
Everyone is invited to attend this informational program. Gift packs will be given to those in attendance. “This program is our way to give back to the community and surrounding communities as we celebrate Black History Month,” states Pastor Amos Sims.
Sunday, February 10
Everdale M.B. Church will have the annual Black History Program Sunday, February 10, beginning at 3 p.m. Minister Marcus Dudley, pastor of Kingdom Movement Church, will be the guest speaker. Everdale is located at 410 Calhoun Street in Water Valley.
Filling the pulpit for both services at Woodland Hills Baptist Church Sunday, February 10, will be Rev. Lyn Jones of Oxford. Rev. Jones is a retired minister. The morning service begins at 10:30 a.m. and the evening service at 6;15 p.m. Sunday School starts at 9:30 a.m. and Discipleship Training at 5:30 p .m.
“Everyone is invited to attend any, or all, of these services,” reports Travis York, Worship Leader.
February 10 – 12
A gospel singing and revival will be held at Shiloh Baptist Church February 10-12. The church is located at 77 CR 327 at Big Creek. “The Trailsmen” Quartet from Tupelo will jump-start the revival with a singing from 10-11 a.m. on Sunday morning, February 10.
Dr. Clarence Cooper, former pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Grenada and also of New Liberty Baptist in Calhoun City, will be the guest evangelist. Services will begin on Sunday night, February 10, at 6 p.m., with Monday-Tuesday services beginning at 7 p.m. J. D. Long will be leading the music and there will be special music each night. For directions call (662) 628-5949.
Saturday, February 16
Sanders Chapel M. B. Church invites the public to attend the Black History Program February 16, beginning at 5 p.m. They will have two short skits entitled the Barn Yard Prayer and the Devotional Lady written by Marsha Steen. There will be monologues and speeches.
Rev. Lawrenece Matthews will speak on the history of Yalobusha County. Mayor Swearengen will also enlighten attendees on the NAACP. Of course there will be some great singing. The Rust College Choir will perform, along with other special guests. Those attending are asked to wear African attire. “Please come and help us praise God for what He has brought us through,” says Pastor Steen and the Sanders Chapel Church Family.
Sunday, February 17
The pastor and Hopewell M.B. Church family extend an invitation to all church families in Yalobusha County and beyond to come and be a part of a most wonderful occasion on Sunday, February 17, beginning at 3 p.m., as they have an installation ceremony for Pastor Kevin D. Lee Sr.
Pastor Phillip Brackett and the Everdale Missionary Baptist Church, Water Valley, will be special guests.
“Let us come together and support this man of God as he is about his Father’s business. We encourage your participation in our efforts. Come and be enlightened about God’s requirements for blessings, humility, prayer, devotion, and repentance,” invites the church family.
The members of Zion Grove M.B. Church, Coffeeville, cordially invite the public to worship with them Sunday, February 17, at 1 p.m.., for their regular worship services. Sunday School begins at 1 p.m. and worship service at 2 p.m. The message will be delivered by their newly elected pastor, Rev. Otha Coffey from Coffeeville. “We are looking forward to worshipping with you as we welcome our new pastor,” states Deacon Eddie Elam.
The pastor and members of Green Goshen Church will have their Black History Program Sunday, February 17, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Minister Elijah Brown of Christ Temple in Oxford will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited to attend.