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February 9, 2013

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Sunday, Feb. 10

    11 a.m. — The Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church of Jachin, Ala., will observe the second anniversary of their pastor and first lady, the Rev. Ecclesiastes and Lady Christina Goodwin. The speaker for the 11 a.m. morning worship service will be Rev. Christopher McSwain of Starkville. The anniversary message will be delivered by Rev. Alphonso Bowen, pastor of the New Mt. Mariah Missionary Baptist Church of Nanafilia, Ala. He will be accompanied by his church choir. Everyone is invited to attend.

Friday, Feb. 16

    6:30 p.m. — As part of The Best is Yet to Come Anniversary Celebration 2013, honoring pastors Apostle Everett and Prophetess LouAnn Heidelberg, White Stone Baptist Church in Lawrence, invites everyone to attend the church's Anniversary/Valentine's Banquet 2013. It will take place in the WSBC Family Life Center. The church will host a formal/semi-formal experience featuring fine dining, anointed musical entertainment, and fun all in set in a Christian environment. Singles and couples (ages 16 and up) are welcome. For more information, go to www.whitestoneeagvis or email the church at

Sunday, Feb. 17

    11 a.m. — White Stone Baptist Church of Lawrence, Miss., invites you to "The Best Is Yet to Come Pastoral Anniversary Celebration 2013" honoring Pastors Apostle Everett and Prophetess LouAnn Heidelberg. Our theme is "MOVING FORWARD: Resting in the Lord!" We begin with 11 a.m. worship service featuring guest speaker, Pastor Terry Weems of Columbia, Miss. At 3 p.m., the main event takes place with guest speaker Pastor Clinton Heidelberg. For more info, call 601-683-7082 or log onto

    3 p.m. — The Missionary Society of New Hope Baptist Church will present the annual Black History Program in the church's sanctuary. Mrs. Carole Boykin, wife of Interim Pastor Rev. Phillip Boykin, will explore the theme " Looking Back In Order To Move Forward." The church is located at 2614 13th St., Meridian. Everyone is invited to attend. For further information contact J. Cockfield at 601-693-2058. Mrs. Annie Hudson serves as Missionary Society president.

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