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Friday, Dec. 23

Pine Flat United Methodist Church will have a Christmas Open house and they invite everyone to join them for a Christmas program, music, food, and fellowship on Friday, December 23, beginning at 6 p.m. The church is located eight miles south of Oxford on Highway 9W, 40 County Road 422. The minister of the church is Thomas Toole. For more information call (662) 299-1206.

Saturday, Dec. 24

Carols, Candles, and  Communion Christmas Eve Service will be held on Saturday, December 24 at 5:30 at First United Methodist Church.  “Our annual Christmas Eve gathering is about family and community,” said Rev. Allen McGraw.  “Please come and let’s make some memories celebrating the birth of Jesus.”  Other participants in the service include Phillip Carr, reader, and Tracey Varner, pianist. In addition, regular Sunday worship service will be held at 11:00 on Christmas Day.


Pine Grove West MB Church will have a worship service at 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve night. The speaker will be Evangelist Pamlia Pomlee. The church family is asked to come out for this service.

Sunday, Dec. 25 

The holiday schedule for New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ includes “The Birth of A King” to be  presented Christmas morning, Sunday,  December 25, from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m.

Also “It’s A New Season,” a New Year’s Eve celebration,  is scheduled Saturday, December 31, from 11 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

“Join us for the ultimate worship experience during both  of these services,” invites Elder Loyd, Walton, Jr., pastor.

New Jerusalem COGIC is located at 15194 Depot St., Coffeeville.

Saturday, Dec. 31

A watch night service is scheduled Saturday, December 31, from 8 p.m. until midnight, at Clear Springs Baptist Church. The special guest groups for this service  will be The Canaanlanders from Oxford and David McMillen from New Albany, as well as others. Come help us sing the old year out and the new year in. The church is located at the corner of Gums Crossing Road and County Road 186,  just outside Coffeeville.

A love offering will be taken and refreshments will be served. For more information contact Michelle Kendall at (662) 230-2349. 

Pine Grove West MB Church will have a worship service, beginning at 9 p.m., on New Year’s night. The speakers will be pastor of the church, Rev. Cleveland Alexander, and evangelist Pamlia Pomlee. 


The church family at Rocky Mt. M.B. Church will be celebrating the old year out and the new year in during a Watch Meeting Service on Saturday evening, December 31, in the church, located at 1339 CR 92, Water Valley. The activities will begin with a Chew and Chat Breakfast at 9 p.m., followed by the Watch Meeting service at 10 p.m. Rev. Larry Hervey, Moderator of the Mt. Moriah District Association and Pastor of Pleasant Grove M.B. Church, Coffeeville, and Hurley Chapel M.B. Church, Grenada will be guest speaker. 

“This is a time when communities come together and give thanks and praise to God for all His blessings and ask for His guidance and blessings for the New Year,” reports Pastor George Forrest.

Sunday, January 8

The Spring Hill North Church family is celebrating their annual Men’s Day Program Sunday, January 8, beginning at 3 p.m. The guest speaker for the afternoon will be Rev. Johnteris Tate, pastor of First Thessalonia Baptist Church in Memphis.

“We are looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our God and Savior Jesus Christ. Everyone is invited to attend,” stated Rev. Sammy Townes, pastor. 

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