The East Lauderdale Covenant Churches of the Meridian District will host a Bible Reading Marathon on the front lawn of the College Park United Methodist Church Wednesday, Sept. 29 through Saturday, Oct. 2.
Jews all over the world will once again gather in their synagogues and homes, alongside family, friends, and congregants, to observe the Jewish New Year, or Rosh HaShanah.
First Christian Church Meridian invites the public to join them for the third of four Evenings of Organ Meditations at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22. The 30-minute concert will be performed by Teodora Mitze-Circiumaru, organist and choir director at First Christian Church.
The 9th Annual Love Out Loud Meridian is set for next week, with hundreds of Christians serving their community and sharing the love of Jesus. This year, organizers hope the event will be near pre-pandemic size, after a downsized year last year because of Covid-19.
Deesha Philyaw began writing in the early 2000s as a personal hobby. What started as respite from the duties of being a stay-at-home mom to a busy toddler has led Philyaw into literary acclaim, a path she hadn’t quite imagined for herself 20 years ago.
In the wake of states slashing prison spending by billions, desperate corrections officials are throwing a Hail Mary.
Ruth Graham, the daughter of renowned evangelist Billy Graham, has agreed to lead a new seminary program for the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
“When Peter saw him, he said to Jesus, ‘Lord, what about this man?’ Jesus said to him, ‘If it is my will that he remains until I come, what is that to you? You follow me!’”
“The women who had come with him from Galilee followed and saw the tomb and how his body was laid. Then they returned and prepared spices and ointments. On the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment.” Luke 23:55-56
”Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” Matthew 11:28-29
Meridian native Christopher Myers, a chaplain’s assistant, recently helped with the baptism of more than 30 men at Wilkinson County Correctional Facility.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Kentucky Ham Meal at First Christian Church has been cancelled this year for the first time since it started in 1963.
“Then Jesus said to them, “You will all fall away because of me this night. For it is written, ‘I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be scattered.” Matthew 26:31
“What profit is an idol when its maker has shaped it, a metal image, a teacher of lies? For its maker trusts in his own creation when he makes speechless idols! Woe to him who says to a wooden thing, Awake; to a silent stone, Arise! Can this teach? Behold, it is overlaid with gold and silve…
“Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” Matthew 2:1-2
“You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. 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 23:5-6
Oak Grove Baptist Church will celebrate the completion of a new sanctuary and other renovations with a Dedication Service on Sunday, Oct. 25, at 10:30 a.m.
Baked goods, barbecue plates, and a raffle will be a few of the highlights at the 51st annual Episcopal Church of the Mediator Barbecue that will take place on Oct. 24 in Meridian.
Early in the coronavirus crisis, and in this summer’s wave of chaos in American streets, Rachel Bulman began paying close attention to the faces in news reports.
The ministry team at GracePointe Church in Meridian will host “Carman Live in Concert” on Friday, Nov. 6, at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but seating is limited.
The single most iconic scriptural reading augured during the Days of Awe comes from the Book of Jonah. Jonah has been associated with the central idea behind the High Holy Days, namely T’shuvah (the Hebrew word for repentance) for centuries.
“Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.” 1 Peter 1:13
As the Jewish Community of Meridian will observe the High Holy Days together with Jews worldwide, local services will take place at the temple Congregation Beth Israel. Rosh Hashanah (the New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) remain the two most important holidays on the Jewish ca…
Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel, and not frightened in anything by your opponents. Phi…
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Services for Mr. John Reid will be held Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at graveside, at 11 a.m. Interment will be held in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens cemetery. To view the full obituary go to www.webbstephens.com.
Graveside services for Billy Glenn Hastings, 83, will be Thursday, Jan. 20, 2022, at 10 a.m., at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery. Please visit www.webbstephens.com to sign the register book and view the full obituary.
Funeral services for Ouida Frazier Hogue, 72, will be Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 2 p.m., at Frazier Grove Church. Visitation is from 1-2 p.m. at the church. Visit www.webbstephens.com to view the register and sign the guestbook.
A Mass for Jane Dasis, 60 , of Meridian, will be held Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, at St. John's Catholic Church in Butler, Ala., at 11 a.m. Burial will be in the Butler Cemetery. Visit bumpersfuneralhome.com.
DEKALB [ndash] Martha Eva White passed away peacefully in her home on Jan. 15, 2022, at 85 years of age. Born on Sept. 9, 1936, in Cordova, Ill., Martha was the daughter of John and Helen Nelson. Moving with her family from Illinois to Mississippi at a young age, she was no stranger to adver…
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