Meridian Star

March 2, 2013

Religion News

The Meridian Star

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Saturday, March 2

    8 a.m. - noon — The Restoration Riders, Christian Motorcyclists Association, chapter will be having a rummage sale. Hotdogs and drinks will be served. All money will be used for mission work. It will be at College Park Methodist Church, 1103 Highway 19 North, Meridian, near the college. For any other info call 601-479-5709.

Sunday, March 3

    2 p.m. — Good Hope M.B. Church cordially invites the public to attend the anniversary of the Rev. and Sister George Smith Jr. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Gary Moore, pastor at Corinth M.B. Church of Newton.

    2 p.m. — New Salem M.B. Church in the Whynot community will celebrate its annual choir day. All churches, choirs and praise teams are asked to attend. Everyone is invited to the celebration.

    3 p.m. — Union Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Pastor Robert Coats' 14th anniversary with the church. The Rev. Louis Johnson of Paulding, Miss., will be the guest evangelist for the occasion. Everyone is invited to attend.

Sunday March 3 through Tuesday, March 5

    7:30 p.m. — The House of Israel Hebrew Culture Center, 2112 8th St., in Meridian invites everyone to come out Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, March 3-5, to hear inspiring messages from Rabbis and Ministers of Truth. All denominations are welcome. Join us. Unite in Truth and learn the true meaning of revival and truly have your soul revived, program literature states. For more information call 601-678-5508 or email

Monday, March 4 - Friday, March 8

    7:30 p.m. nightly — The Baptist Ministers Conference's fourth annual city-wide revival will take place nightly at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 1012 26th Ave., Meridian and on Monday will feature Evangelist Rev. Darius Thames, associate minister of The Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Meridian. The evangelist for the remainder of the week will be the Rev. Dr. Kenneth Maurice Davis, pastor of The Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church D'Iberville, Miss. We are asking each church for $100 and each minister for a $50 donation. We will  be collecting non-perishable items and canned goods to help feed the less fortunate in our city. Choirs, soloists and praise teams are welcome to help us have a great time of fellowship. For additional information call the Rev. Marvin Dixon at 601-479-1082 or 601-482-7858; or the Rev.Tory Moore at 601-527-0438 or 601-483-8964.

Saturday, March 23

    7 p.m. — The gospel group Revelations will present a Southern Gospel Concert at the Stuart Memorial Auditorium, 939 Old Salt Road in Sumrall, Miss. There is no admission charge but a love offering will be accepted. The concert includes open seating, concessions and free parking.

Sunday, March 24, 2012

    3 p.m. — Two-time GMA Dove award winning Southern Gospel Group Karen Peck and New River will be in concert at Northside Church of the Nazarene, located across from the North Hills Post Office. A love offering will be received for the group. For more information call the Northside Church at 601-482-2344 or e-mail