Meridian Star

October 26, 2013

Religion News: 10-26-13

The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Please email all Religion calendar briefs to

    • 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.

    • 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

Saturday, Oct. 26

    10 a.m. — The Newton County Church of God needs a new roof on its small church before winter begins and members will be selling chicken plates for $6 each at the Temple of Praise Church on Burton Road in Little Rock beginning at 10 a.m. Church officials said any help or donation would be appreciated. For more information, call 601-927-7786 or 601-635-2739.

    5:30 p.m. — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will have its annual Fall Festival. Traditional activities include fishpond, cupcake walk, dunking booth, etc. Hotdogs and chili will be served. The church is located at 5805 N. Hills Street, Meridian. The public is invited and admission is free.


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.

Sunday, Oct. 27

    2 p.m. — The Greater Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate its Usher Day Program. Minister Beverly Knox, pastor of Holy Remnant Church, will be the guest speaker.

    2 p.m. — Service of Wholeness and Healing – Worship is focused on prayers to God our Healer for wholeness and healing for ourselves and others. Specialty Hospital , Classroom 2, led by St Peter’s Mission (Associated with Anglican Church in North America). Everyone welcome. For more information contact the Rev. Vicki Gladding at 601-616-8596.

    4:30-6:30 p.m. — First Baptist Church will have its Fall Festival at Highland Park Dentzel Carousel. Wear fun costumes. There will be food, games and fun for the entire family. Bring your cakes for the cake walk to the Carousel House by 4:30 p.m. Security will be provided.

    5-6 p.m. — Life Church, 2224 N. Frontage Road in Meridian, will present "Advocates for Freedom: Human Trafficking Awareness Program" at the church. The event is free to the public. For more information, contact Ann Jenkins at 601-692-4481 or Pastor Gary Morris at 601-527-6621. Visit the website,

    6 p.m. — Jeff & Sheri Easter will bring their ministry to Evangel Temple Church at 3611 Hwy 145 South in Meridian, Miss. on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013 at 6 p.m. Liberty Quartet will also appear. Tickets are $10 and are available at Meridian Bible Bookstore, (601) 693-5966 and Bo Haarala Autoplex, (601) 482-7539. Tickets will also be on sale day of concert at church office.

Oct. 28-30

    7:30 p.m. — Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, located at 4126 York Road in Lauderdale, will host a three-night revival Oct. 28, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Minister Cora Cole, of Little Hope Baptist Church in Toomsuba will be the guest speaker. Everyone is invited.

Wednesday, Oct. 30

    6-7 p.m. — The community is invited to Trunk or Treat for preschoolers and children in first through sixth grades at Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church in the north parking lot, 4032 Poplar Springs Drive, in Meridian. Kids can wear their costumes!