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Community & Religious Calendar

July 20
Monticello United Methodist Church will host a men’s gathering at 6 p.m., July 20, at Los Parrilleros Restaurant.
July 22
Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church will celebrate its Choir Anniversary at 6:30 p.m., July 22. The theme is “Shades of Green.”
July 23
Monticello United Methodist Church will have an ice cream social beginning at 5 p.m., Sunday, July 23. Hamburgers will also be served.
July 23-26
Divide Memorial M.P. Church, located 11 miles south of Monticello off Highway 27, will hold Summer Revival July 23-26. Sunday services will be at 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Jimmy Williams, of Yeager M.P. Church. A potluck meal will follow the service. Service will be held at 7 p.m. each night Monday through Wednesday. Monday’s speaker will be Rev. Bobby Dawson, of Forest Grove M.P. Church; and Tuesday’s speaker will be Bro. Jason Cameron, of Schamberville M.P. Church. Wednesday will be a special Youth Night with speaker Bro. Andrew Pearce, of Clear Creek M.P. Church.
July 23-28
Fair Hill M.B. Church in Oma will hold its annual revival services July 23-28. Services will begin at 10 a.m. on Sunday and 7 p.m. each night. Speakers for the week are: Sunday and Monday, Pastor Fitzgerald May, of St. James M.B. Church in Oma; Tuesday and Wednesday, Pastor Christopher Jones, of Greater Mt. Olive M.B. Church in Oma; Thursday and Friday, Pastor Lionel Corley, of Chapel Hill M.B. Church in Its and Pine Ridge M.B. Church in Harrisville.
July 29
Lawrence County NAACP will host a “Get Out 2 Vote” parade and rally at 4 p.m., Saturday, July 29, in downtown Monticello. Line-up for the parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. at Rod Paige Middle School. All candidates running for office in 2023 and all citizens of Lawrence County are welcome to participate with trucks, ATVs, cars, and floats for a $25 entrance fee. Fish plates will be sold for $12 with proceeds helping in purchasing back-to-school supplies and scholarships for the youth of Lawrence County. For more information, contact 769-227-1853, 601-806-3055,,, or
Aug. 6-9
Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church, 167 Elem Tyler Road, Sontag, will hold revival services Aug. 6-9. On Aug. 6, Sunday school is at 10:30 a.m., followed by worship service at noon and a 2 p.m. service featuring Dr. Robert Loper, of Grace Temple in Vinegar Bend, Ala. Monday to Wednesday services begin at 7 p.m. nightly with Elder Clinton Lewis.
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