“The end of all things is at hand; therefore be self-controlled and sober minded for the sake of your prayers.” 1 Peter 4:7
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.”
As in all churches, the desire to take care of one another began a journey of serving those in need at the Church of the Mediator. In the 1960s, the church operated a booth at the Mississippi/Alabama State Fair for years as a ministry to the community and to the workers at the fair.
When preparing the 2016 Democratic Party platform, the drafting committee promised: "We will do everything we can to protect religious minorities and the fundamental right of freedom to worship and believe."
“But the people of Israel broke faith regarding the devoted things, for Achan. . . took some of the devoted things. And the anger of the LORD burned against the people of Israel.” Joshua 7:1
Autumn temperatures haven't arrived but the spirit of the season will be anticipated in the celebration of St. Joseph Catholic Church’s 38th annual October Festival on Saturday.
“And Joseph recognized his brothers, but they did not recognize him. And Joseph remembered the dreams that he had dreamed of them. And he said to them, “You are spies; you have come to see the nakedness of the land.” Genesis 42:8-9
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.
This Week's Circulars
Funeral services for Clarky "Jane" Griffin will be Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at 1 p.m., at Barham Funeral Home-Forest Lawn Chapel. Interment in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held from noon-1 p.m. www.barhamfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements were incomplete at Berry and Gardner Funeral Home for Mrs. Ezola Willis Hopson, 90, of Meridian, who died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, at Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Services: Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, 11 a.m., at Fitzkin's Memorial Church of the Nazarene. Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery. Visitation: Friday, Nov. 22, from 6-7 p.m., at Berry and Gardner's OP Chapel and one hour prior to services.
Graveside services for Mr. Val Gudovskis will be Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at 12:30 p.m., at Magnolia Cemetery with Revs. John Sweeny and Samuel Riemersman officiating. Robert Barham Family Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements. Mr. Gudovskis, 27, of Meridian, passed awa…
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