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Community & Religious Calendar

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
July 30
The Lawrence County District Association will present an adult/youth informational forum about narcotics at 6 p.m., Sunday, July 30, at Friendship M.B. Church, 30 Friendship Ln., Monticello during the fifth Sunday fellowship service. Guest speaker will be Steven Maxwell, director of Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. Both adults and youth are encouraged to attend. The usual meeting will be held at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Rev. Moses Johnson at 601-260-4008.
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.
Aug. 11
There will be a Youth Rally at Pine Grove United Pentecostal Church, 761 Pine Grove Church Road, Foxworth, at 7 p.m., Aug. 11. Free afterburner after service.
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