Meridian Star

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October 27, 2013

Sunday, October 27, 2013

MERIDIAN —     Please e-mail all calendar briefs to Calendar items are listed by date and it may take a while before an event submitted weeks in advance appears in the paper.



    • Do you have the cutest kid? If so, enter the Cutest Kid Contest sponsored by Uniquely You. The entry fee is $15 for the first child and $10 for each additional child. For more information, call 601-513-3398 or 601-481-4128; visit or email

    • Due to technical difficulties, the 2013 Art for Meridian has been rescheduled for Nov. 15 at Northwood Country Club. The event was originally scheduled for Oct. 26. The art game will be played post season. The event will include casual tailgating, a silent auction, a live auction, a seated gourmet dinner and lots of great food, fun and art. All proceeds from the event stay in Meridian and Lauderdale County to provide Community Arts grants for schools, individuals and arts organizations. For more information and to make reservations to attend the event sponsored by The Meridian Council for the Arts, please call 601-485-1944.

    • The Greater Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church is accepting resumes for pastor. Please email resumes to Greater Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church, P.O. Box 88, Meridian, MS 39302. The deadline for submitting resumes is Nov. 1.

    • NorthPark Church hosts several support groups each week. Griefshare meets Mondays from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Single & Parenting meets Wednesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Divorce Care meets Wednesdays 6:30 to 7:30. NorthPark Church is located at 7770 Highway 39 North in Meridian, just across from the North East Middle School.

    • "Country Alcoholics Anonymous" meets each Thursday at 7:30 p.m. out Highway 493 North, past the Bailey post office. Veer left on to GumLog Road, 1/2 mile to club house by baseball field on right. For information call (601) 737-2463.

    • 6 p.m. — The International Singing Brakeman Association meets every third Thursday at the Best Western Hospitality Room on Frontage Road. Please bring a snack/dish to share. We will eat at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call Glyn Jones at (601) 581-1601.

    • Otha Barham plays guitar and sings easy listening music each Thursday from 2 to 4 at the Daily Grind, 4820 Poplar Springs Drive.

    • Noon — Refuge Christian Recovery, a meeting for women whose loved ones suffer from alcohol and drugs, meets every Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church, Founders Room, 905 23rd Avenue. Call 601-693-1133.


Oct. 26-27

    The Baylor family celebrates 35 years of singing God's praise Saturday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. and on Sunday, Oct. 27 at 3 p.m. The celebration will be held at The McIntosh Community Center just south of DeKalb on Highway 39 South. All churches, groups, choirs, and soloists are invited to help celebrate in the name of Jesus Christ.

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