Meridian Star

April 13, 2013

Religion News

The Meridian Star

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April 13

    6:30 p.m. — Children of Christ Gospel Choir is sponsoring “More than Just Singing”, an annual revival and Word and Worship fellowship. This event will take place at Christian Triumph MB Church in Morton, Miss. Services began Friday and will climax tonight with an annual spring concert. All area choirs are invited to participate.

    LFW Ministries will host their 2013 First Ladies Oasis Retreat April 12 and 13 in Meridian. Events include workshops, painting, a fashion show, lunch, dinner and a night of surprise. Call 601-485-2870 or contact us at for reservations.

April 14-17

    Glad Tidings Church will have revival services April 14-17 with Rev. Roger Leggett on Sunday, April 14 at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday through Wednesday, April 15-17 at 7 p.m.

April 14-19

    7:30 p.m. — St. Matthew M.B. Church, 505 West Eucutta St., in Shubuta, will host Spring Revival Services April 14-19 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Sunday worship begins at 11:15 a.m. the evangelist for the week is Rev. John Robinson, pastor of New West Point M.B. Church in Waynesboro.

April 15-17

    7 p.m. — Good Hope M.B. Church is inviting the public to attend a Spring Revival. The guest will be the Rev. Samuel Green of Jackson.

Saturday, April 20

    5 p.m. — The Pastor Aide Committee of the Christian Fellowship Church in Yantley, Ala., will sponsor a Youth King-Queen Drive Parade of Beauty, Fashion and Talent. The church pastor is Robert Webb., Sr.

Sunday, April 21

    2:30 p.m. — The Missionary Society of New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church cordially invites the public to their annual Mission Day Program. This year, they are building "A Car of Faith." "Whatever exists was built of faith," a press release states. "The world itself was created through faith. Anything you desire must first come into being inside you and has to be built of the substance called 'Faith.' Only then can it manifest itself in the physical world in the form of real things. The public is invited to join in an afternoon of entertainment in the name of our Lord and Savior as the church assembles "The Car of Faith." All mission members are asked to wear white.

    6 p.m. — The 2nd Mile Southern Gospel Singing Group will perform in concert at First Baptist Church of Lauderdale, 3659 Lauderdale Road, in Lauderdale. There will be a special love offering taken and a time of refreshments and fellowship immediately following the concert. All are welcome.

Saturday, April 27

    10 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Poplar Springs Drive United Methodist Church will host its Annual Spring Festival to benefit local missions; the Boys & Girls Club; Love's Kitchen; People's Charity Clinic; Righteous Oaks; youth missions and church missions. The event runs until 1 p.m. Live music, games for all ages and a craft sale are new this year. Boiled shrimp plates for $8 includes a generous portion of boiled shrimp, potatoes, mushrooms and corn on the cob. Tickets available from church members or call 601-485-5598, extension 122. Deliveries available for orders of five or more plates. Call 601-485-5598, extension 123 to place an order and set up a delivery time.

    7:30 p.m. — Attend a Southern Gospel concert in Sumrall, Miss., featuring the sounds of the groups Answered Prayer, from Purvis, Miss., and Persuaded One. A love offering will be accepted at the event to be held at the Stuart Memorial Auditorium, located 5 miles west of Sumrall, 939 Old Salt Road. Take Highway 42 to Highway 44 West. Go to the Quickstop on Highway 44 and turn left onto Old Salt Road. Drive 2 miles. The auditorium will be on the right.


April 28 - May 1

    Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church will host a revival from April 28 through May 1. The Sunday morning revival will be at 10:15 a.m., with evening services Sunday through Wednesday beginning at 6 p.m. Graham Smith will serve as worship leader and Sam Thomas is the evangelist for the revival.

Monday, April 29

    12-12:50 — Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church will host a business luncheon Monday, April 29, from noon to 12:50 p.m. A free lunch will be provided. Please call the church office at 601-485-5106 to make a reservation.