Whether at home or abroad, Hickory native Jera Brand sees each day as an opportunity to do what God called her to do – to share the love of God to those who may not know Him.
Every now and then, while a priest is traveling or out running errands, a stranger will approach and ask: "Father, will you hear my confession?"
“Behold, the eye of the LORD is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love, that he may deliver their soul from death and keep them alive in famine.” Psalm 33:18-19
For centuries, Eastern Orthodox Christians have shared prayers "for the sick, the suffering, the captive and for their safety and salvation" as well as petitions that "we may be delivered from all affliction, wrath and need."
First Apostolic Church in Meridian will honor Bishop Dennis and Pastor Pearl Rice Huggins, celebrating 36 years, at its annual Shepherd’s Anniversary this weekend.
West Virginia Senators passed a highly debated bill Wednesday requiring local county boards of education offer an elective in public high schools on instruction of the Bible despite feelings the bill may be a violation of the state's constitution.
The Lord has blessed the First Baptist Church of Lauderdale by providing a new minister of music. Jeff Mercer received a unanimous vote from the congregation in January and began serving in his new ministry position in February.
As a teenager, Trey Smith kept praying that he would reach 6-foot-5 – the right height for a blue-chip lineman coming out of high school, and then a college star who would rise high in the National Football League draft.
For Christmas of 2019, Healing Harmony Outreach Ministry, founded by Sylvia Caver of Buckatunna, Miss., SOAP Ministry, founded by Elder Sherrel Caver and Assistant Pastor Ervin Lacey, partnered with local churches in the community to give Christmas gifts to more than 400 nursing homes, vete…
“Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the LORD forever.” Psalm 23:6
This weekend, GracePointe @ Christ Community Worship Center, located at 8522 Hwy 39 North, Meridian, will welcome evangelist, author and Christian television personality, Sandra Hancock of Sandra Hancock Ministries to their "2020 Clear Vision Rally!"
Eighth Army chaplains and religious affairs specialists held both a holiday party and a birthday party Dec. 19 at U.S. Army Garrison-Humphreys, South Korea.
During a dozen years of ministry, the Rev. Ted Giese estimates that he has performed 200 funerals and made 1,000 hospital visits to the sick and the dying. He also spends many hours in theaters, working on his movie reviews featured at The Canadian Lutheran website.
Meridian native and national recording artist Jamal Roberts presents Christmas With Jamal Roberts, on Saturday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Bailey.
For 15 years, Pastor Timothy Jones and his congregation at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Meridian have been feeding the community at Thanksgiving.
In honor of this week's 150th Anniversary of Temple Congregation Beth Israel in Meridian, members from near and far are sharing their reflections on being a part of the congregation.
Cedar Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary service on Sunday, Nov. 10 with the theme “Celebrating God’s Faithfulness.”
This Week's Circulars
MERIDIAN [ndash] Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mrs. Dorothy Harvey, 86, of Meridian, who died Saturday, April 4, 2020 at her residence.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mr. John Horne, 77, of Meridian, who died Friday, April 3, 2020 at Merit Health, Brandon.
Services for Coach Leonard M. Brown will be held Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at 11 a.m., at Enterprise Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to services with Dr. Charles Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangement entrusted to Enterprise Funeral Home.
In keeping with the wishes of Mrs. Shirley Harris and her family, there will be no services at this time. Final arrangements have been entrusted to Berry and Gardner Funeral Home.
- Retail shops, daycares, parks to close in Meridian; governor orders Lauderdale County to shelter-in-place
- Northeast High, Clarkdale Elementary name assistant principals for 2020-2021 school year
- Lauderdale County suffers first COVID-19 related death
- Victim identified in Lauderdale County homicide
- KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS: How a community rallied around 2 Meridian hospitals
- Meridian lampshade manufacturer begins sewing masks for local hospitals
- Mississippi gov sets statewide stay-home order amid virus
- COVID-19 related closings, changes in East Mississippi
- COVID-19 tests in Meridian require appointments; site to open Wednesday
- Meridian COVID-19 testing returns to hospitals after mobile day at Bonita Lakes