Meridian Star

September 21, 2013

Religion News: 9-21-13

The Meridian Star

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    6 p.m. — The pastor and members of Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church cordially invite the public to attend a birthday musical for Pastor Marvin L. Dixon and his wife, Audrey L. Dixon, on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 6 p.m. the musical will be held at the church.

Sept. 22

    11:30 a.m. — Annual Revival Services at William Chapel United Methodist in Vossburg, Miss., will be held Sunday, September 22nd.

Sunday School will begin at 10 a.m. with Worship Service to follow at 11:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Spencer Richardson of East Galilee M. B. Church in Rose Hill, Miss. We are looking forward to your presence.

Sept. 29

    11 a.m. — The church family and Missionary Society of the St. Matthew M.B. Church invite your church family and Missionary Society to worship with us for our Annual Mission Program. The theme is "Is God's Mission Your Mission?" The speaker will be the Rev. Ryan Henderson of Philadelphia M.B. Church. Wear white or the color of your choice. Lunch will be served.

    Noon — Christian Fellowship Baptist Church of Yantley, Ala. will have an Annual Choir Day, Sunday, Sept. 29 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Robert Little, pastor of Gailee Baptist Church of Panola, Ala., will be the guest speaker.

    Noon — Bethany Baptist Church will have a Homecoming Service Sunday, Sept. 29 at 12 noon, with food and fellowship to follow. The church is located at 4475 Ponds Road (13 miles south of Meridian on Highway 19 south).

       “…Fan into flame the gift of God, which is in you through the laying on of my hands. For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” - 2 Timothy 1:6-7.   Fresh fire and renewal services coming, Sunday September 29th 10:45 am and 5 pm and Monday September 30th thru October 2nd nightly at 6:30 pm at Faith Baptist Church Meridian, MS. Dr. Ken Keathley, author and Professor of Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, will be Special Guest Pastor for the services. Music worship services nightly led by Dalette Newell, Faith Baptist Church Choir as well as special guest choirs. Come join us and begin to prepare now by praying  for Refreshing, Renewal, and Revival! Faith Baptist Church is located at 5050 Hwy 19 North Meridian, MS 39307. For more information or directions contact church office 601-485-5658 or check us out online at

Oct. 6

    First Baptist Church of Lauderdale will be having their 40th Homecoming Celebration on October 6, 2013 at 10:45 a.m. Our quest speaker will be Rev. Carless Evans. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. Following the service will be a Fellowship meal in the Family Life Center. All are invited to come join us at 3659 Lauderdale Road Lauderdale, MS 39335. Our Church number is 601-679-5586.

Oct. 20

    3 p.m. — Pilgrim Progress MB Church will have an Annual Youth Day Celebration on Oct. 20 at 3 p.m. The theme is “YES”: Youth Eagerly Serving Christ and Community Choices and Consequences. The youth speaker is Ms. Kenya Jones, newly elected president of Second New Hope District Baptist Association Young People’s Dept.