MERIDIAN — .From staff reports
The 44th annual Church of the Mediator Barbecue is scheduled for Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Smoked chicken or pork plates will be available for $7.
There will be Boston Butts for sale at $25 each. They must be pre-ordered. Call 601-483-3959 today to place an order.
Members of the church will tend fires, smoking the meat tonight.
Homemade chocolate eclairs and other baked good will also be on sale. The event will include a raffle for "wearable art" and a quilt.
The barbecue tradition at the Mediator puts money back into local charities in the community.
In the past, proceeds from the annual barbecue have been donated to charities such as such as LOVE's Kitchen, Care Lodge, Souls without Soles, art programs at local schools, and Special Olympics.