Meridian Star

October 20, 2012

Religion Briefs 10-20-12

The Meridian Star

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    Celebrate recovery group meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday at Faith Assembly of God, 5637 Highway 145 North in Quitman. Call (601) 678-9568.

Saturday, Oct. 20

    8:30 a.m. – Oak Grove M.B. Church in Montrose will host a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk at the church. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. The walk will begin at 9 a.m. The registration fee will be any donations given. All funds will be donated for cancer research. All are invited, even if you are not walking, there will be something for you to do. Please come support us, but most of all support this cause.

    10 a.m. – Walker Chapel will have a fish fry. Plates are $6.50 and includes three pieces of fish, baked beans, cole slaw or potato salad, and a slice of cake. Call (601) 938-1036.

Sunday, Oct. 21

    8 a.m.-11 a.m. – E & L Heidelberg Ministries presents Marriage, Singles, & Family Conference 2012. Singles Service with Elder Deborah Walker of WSBC & 11 a.m. with our very own Apostle & Prophetess Heidelberg. We continue on Wednesday, Oct. 24 through Friday, Oct. 26. Friday's service includes a special live taping of Dream Big w/ LouAnn Heidelberg! Services begin at 7 p.m. nightly. Be sure to check our web posts and broadcasts for updates and details. You can find us @ and on Facebook.        10:45 a.m. – Eighth Avenue Baptist Church will have their annual homecoming service with a potluck lunch following.

    10:30 a.m. – Stubborn Love, a southern gospel trio based in Laurel, Mississippi, will be in concert at Broadmoor Baptist Church. Broadmoor is located at 5426 Highway 39 North (just north of Hardee’s)  in Meridian. For more information, please call (601) 323-4400. A love offering will be taken.

    11 a.m. – Chunky Baptist Church will have their 47th Annual Homecoming led by Guest Minister of Music, T.R. Darsey and Rev. Robert Rowzee.  Lunch will be served following the service.  Everyone is invited to attend.

    2-5 p.m. - Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ is having an outdoor church service with a kids puppet show at Bonita Lakes Park. The public is invited to attend. The event is called, "It's all about the Love" given to and received by Jesus. The church will also have a petition to get prayer back in school and are asking residents to drop by to sign the petition. Bibles will be given away and a community cross will be available for people to place their prayer requests. Praise, worship and testimonials are planned.

    2:30 p.m. – Wahalak Missionary Baptist Church of Butler, Ala. will observe the Fourth Year Pastoral Anniversary Celebration for their pastor and first lady, Rev. & Mrs. Ecclesiastes Goodwin, Sr. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Theodis McSwain, pastor of the Gilfield Missionary Baptist Church of Pushmataha, Ala. Everyone is invited to come and share with us as we show love and honor to our shepherd and pastor.

Monday, Oct. 22

    6-8 p.m. – Free Seminar, "The Role Healthy and Respectful Manhood Plays in Domestic Violence Prevention," hosted by Care Lodge Domestic Violence Shelter will feature Mr. Tony Porter, co-founder of A CALL TO MEN: The National Association of Men and Women Committed to Ending Violence Against Women, at NorthPark Church, 7770 Highway 39 North in Meridian. Call (601) 482-8719 for more information. 

Saturday, Oct. 27

    10 a.m.-1 p.m. – Poplar Springs United Methodist Church Fall Food Festival. Slow-roasted pulled pork plates for $6 with baked beans, cole slaw, and Mississippi bread. There will also be a baked and frozen goods sale. All proceeds go to local missions. Call (601) 485-5598 Ext. 122 to pre-order.

    11 a.m. - 7 p.m. – St. Patrick School will have their Chicken Roast and Fall Carnival. Chicken plates are $7. Fall carnival will be 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. in the family life center and will cost $1 a person. Costume contest at 7:30 p.m. Haunted house, and much more.

 11 a.m. – Find out what the Bible teaches about what really happens when you die as Pastor Will Labrenz presents a sermon titled “Ghost Stories” at Community Seventh-day Adventist Church located at 6258 Highway 39 North Meridian. Call (601) 482-3461.

    4-6 p.m. – Kids Fall Fest at First Baptist Church located at 5711 Clinton Street in Marion.

    6 p.m. – Three Bridges in concert at Bucatunna Baptist Church in the Snell/Energy community.

    6 p.m. – Antioch Missionary Baptist Church will host a healing and deliverance explosion in Daleville. Call (601) 483-2771.

Sunday, Oct. 28

    Calvary Baptist Church Revival Sunday, Oct. 28, through Wednesday, Oct. 31. Sunday at 6 p.m. and Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m. with Evangelist Bill Stafford III of Chattanooga, Tenn. Bro Stafford (son of Bill Stafford of 'Fireproof' is the author of 'Not Beyond Hope' and is following God's call once again into evangelism. "Wherever He leads, I'll go." Calvary Baptist Church is located at 3905 Eighth Street in Meridian. Phone (601) 482-6403, Lamar Lifer is Pastor.

    4 p.m. – Goodwater Baptist Church will hold its annual fall festival, which will include carnival games and activities for all ages and a cake walk for children and adults. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be served. For more information or for directions to the church call event organizer Robby Atkinson at (601) 479-1246 or (601) 484-8769.

Sunday, Nov. 4

    3 p.m. – Agape Storehouse Church will honor their Pastors John and Linda Willis in their 13th year. Everyone is welcomed to attend.