Meridian Star

October 5, 2013

Religion News: 10-5-13

The Meridian Star

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    • 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.

    • A journey to Israel is being planned for Nov. 30-Dec. 10,

leaving from Jackson, Miss., with Dr. Rick Henson (son of Barbara and RalphHenson), pastor of Oakdale Baptist Church in Brandon, Miss. Please call for a brochure or for more information about this trip of a lifetime! 601-506-1101or email

Sunday, Oct. 6

    10:45 a.m. — First Baptist Church of Lauderdale will be having their 40th Homecoming Celebration on October 6, 2013 at 10:45 a.m. Our quest speaker will be Rev. Carless Evans. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. Following the service will be a Fellowship meal in the Family Life Center. All are invited to come join us at 3659 Lauderdale Road Lauderdale, MS 39335. Our Church number is 601-679-5586.

    3 p.m. — New Christian Faith M.B. Church will have a Healing and Deliverance service. The guest speaker will be Minister Michelle Jackson from Mobile, Ala. The public is cordially invited to attend. The church pastor is Michael Franks. The co-pastor is Lucille Franks.

    4-6 p.m. — Calvary Tabernacle-Congregation Beit Y'shua Shem

Hebraic Roots and Prophecy Study with special guest Bill Cloud of Shoreshim Ministries. The tabernacle is located at 208 5th Ave., in Meridian (in Tuxedo community). For information call 601-938-0306. The pastor is Chuck Overby.

Oct. 7-11

    Red Springs Camp Meeting 2013 will take place nightly at 7:30 p.m., with youth services at 6 p.m. There will be anointed singing, powerful preaching and a great move of the Holy Spirit. The guest speaker for the night service will be Bro. Brent Markee. The church is located 5 miles south of Butler, Ala., at mile marker 101. For more information, call 205-678-2284.

Oct. 6-10

    Northside Church of Christ at 4217 Hwy. 39 North in Meridian will hold a gospel meeting starting Sunday, Oct. 6th through Thursday, Oct. 10th. Service times will be at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Mr. Larry Montgomery will be guest speaker and everyone is invited to attend.

Oct. 9 and Oct. 16

    The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will partner with a local charity, Feed by Faith, to provide the homeless with basic necessities to help prepare for upcoming cooler weather. Individuals, families, and school and church groups are encouraged to participate by assembling backpacks and/or contributing needed items. The "Backpacks for Hope" service project will take place at the church at 5805 N. Hills Street, Meridian. Drop off dates for contributions will be Oct. 9 and 16 from 6-8:00 and assembly will be Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m.  Needed items are backpacks, hats, gloves, blankets, socks and toiletries. For a complete list of needed items you can refer to Meridian Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Facebook or call Kathy White at 601-679-8562.

Thursday, Oct. 10

    6 p.m. — The Fall Session of Women Who Win, a non-denominational gathering of women of faith, will be held at the Lauderdale Baptist Assn. Bldg., 5521 Clinton St., in Marion. The inspirational guest speaker will be WTOK-TV's Deana Day. The cost is $10 per person which includes a catered dinner. To make your reservation, please mail your check to Women Who Win, P.O. Box 280, Marion, MS 39342 by Oct. 5. Early mailed-in reservations will be entered into a drawing for door prizes! For more information call 601-449-0098 or 601-938-3427.

Friday, Oct. 11

    6 p.m. — Free Gospel Temple will be celebrating the 14th anniversary of their Pastor David Loyd and First Lady Linda Loyd.  A banquet will be held in their honor at Magnolia Hall, 4202 Highland Park Drive in Meridian. The church will also be celebrating the Church's 60th year anniversary. Come out for good food, good singing and good fellowship.  Tickets can be purchased for the banquet from any member of the church for $10.  If further information is needed, please contact Emma Webster at 601-479-1621. The festivities will conclude on Oct. 12 at 3 p.m. at Free Gospel Temple Apostolic Church. Bro. Jefferson Lawrence from Truelight Apostolic Church, Leakesville, Miss., will be the guest speaker for this event. This year's theme is "True Leaders In An Uncertain World."