The East Lauderdale Covenant Churches of the Meridian District will be holding a Bible Reading Marathon on the front lawn of the College Park United Methodist Church from Wednesday, Sept. 25 through Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in lieu of its traditional revival services.
On Sunday, Sept. 8, Oak Grove Baptist Church will celebrate 143 years of faithful ministry to the Bonita community, as well as Meridian and Lauderdale County.
Americans who have been paying attention to arguments about religion in recent years know that two statistics have caused the most chatter in the digital public square, as well as coverage in the old-school press.
According to church history records, First Baptist Church in Newton was founded in 1869 in a one-room wooden structure that served as a place of worship for 38 years. More than one hundred years later, membership has grown dramatically and the congregation will celebrate its 150th anniversa…
“Keep your life free from the love of money, and be content with what you have, for He has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5
Enterprise United Methodist Church will celebrate its first worship service in their new sanctuary Sunday – a little over three years since the 80-year-old church was accidentally destroyed by fire.
When our church first sent a team to Guatemala in July 2012, we had no idea that the Lord would place such a deep and abiding love in our hearts for the people of this Central American country.
The 7th Annual Love Out Loud Meridian, a weeklong mission event in the city of Meridian, will kick off Sunday night, July 14, at 7 p.m. with a special service at the Temple Theater.
Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. Luke 6:38.
Alabama’s new abortion restrictions were signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey. But more has been said recently about the fact that the bill was passed by 25 white men in the state Senate. Media reports have pointed to how this law will disproportionately affect black and poor women.
“Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, ‘Sit here, while I go over there and pray.’ And taking with him Peter and the two sons of Zebedee, he began to be sorrowful and troubled. Then he said to them, ‘My soul is very sorrowful, even to death; r…
“Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you? —unless indeed you fail to meet the test!” 2 Corinthians 13:5
Benjamin Netanyahu has hit a snag that could derail his chances of becoming the longest-serving prime minister in the history of Israel.
Belhaven University and Third Millennium Ministries are beginning a partnership that will allow professionals to earn a credentialed bachelor or master degree in biblical studies.
Chaplain of the Paris Fire Brigade Jean-Marc Fournier is credited with saving several items of great significance – such as the crown of thorns – from the Cathedral of Notre Dame as it burned.
“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6
This Week's Circulars
A memorial service will be held at a later date for Mrs. Mildred Collins. Mrs. Collins, 91, of Meridian, passed away at her residence on Monday. Friends may sign the online register at www.stephensfunerals.com.
Services for Ms. Audrey Linda Williams will be held at James F. Webb Chapel, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at 10 a.m. Visitation will be one hour prior on Monday. Dr. Raymon Leake will be officiating. Interment will follow at Magnolia Cemetery. Miss Williams, 80, of Meridian, Miss., passed away Sa…
Services for Mr. Thomas Virgil "T.V." Smith will be today, at 10:30 a.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Calvin Price officiating. Interment will follow at Phalti Church Cemetery in Jasper County.
Funeral services for Mr. Charles W. "Charlie" McGee will be Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at 1 p.m., at Evangel Temple Church with Rev. Mike Boles officiating. Interment will follow at Oddfellows Cemetery in Quitman, Miss. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arra…
Service: Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, 2 p.m., at Pine Grove Baptist Church, Bailey. Burial: Pine Grove Cemetery, Bailey, with Berry and Gardner in charge. Visitation: Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 6-7 p.m., at Berry and Gardner's OP Chapel.
- Meridian woman charged with capital murder following discovery of a child's remains
- Meridian police: Child's remains show injuries, burns
- Meridian man charged with kidnapping after meeting woman on social media
- School test scores improve in East Mississippi
- Meridian man charged with making terroristic threats
- Bubba Hampton remembered as athlete, banker, civic leader
- Lauderdale County standoff ends peacefully
- Threefoot Building expected to open in Meridian in November 2020
- Victim of Meridian drive-by shooting was not intended target
- $100,000 reward announced in Christian Andreacchio case