Event Calendar

St. James M.B. Church will hold their Annual Spring Revival, beginning Sunday, March 17, at 1 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Keswic Alexander of Mt. Zion M.B. Church of Sontag. Services will continue Monday, March 18, through Friday, March 22, at 7 p.m. each evening. Speakers are: Monday night, Rev. Charles McGee; Tuesday night, Rev. Eugene Bryant; Wednesday night, Rev. Timothy Jackson; Thursday night, Rev. Glen Smith and Friday night, Rev. Thompson.

The Southwest Chapter of A.B.A.T.E. of MS will hold its Annual Mike Case Pool Tournament at The Summit Pool Hall, downtown Summit, by the tracks. Fun starts at 1 p.m. and costs only $5 per stick. Food and T-shirts will be available. For more information, contact Carmen Hill at 601-833-8560.

A celebratory banquet for Earnestine Showers Durr and David Durr will be held Saturday, March 23, at 6 p.m. at the Lawrence County Civic Center, 125 East Broad Street, Monticello. Singles are $10 and couples are $15. For more information, call Trashunta Durr at 601-532-0503.

Pastor Glen Smith and the Fair Hill M. B. Church family in Oma will celebrate Men & Women Day at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, March 24. The speakers will be Deacon Ira Davis and Sis. Melissa May of Fair Hill. The theme is “Walking in the Right Spirit.”

North Pleasant Hill M.B. Church of New Hebron will host its annual Annual Mission Program, Sunday, March 24, at 1:30 p.m. The theme is “There Is Nothing Too Hard for God.”

St. Paul M.B. Church of Silver Creek will hold a “Women’s 2-Night Revival,” Monday-Tuesday, March 25-26, at 7:15 p.m. each evening. Guest speaker on Monday will be Pastor Sharonda Carter and speaker on Tuesday will be Pastor Elsie Rodes.

A Fish Fry Fundraiser for Ardella McDuffey will be held Saturday, March 30, from 10:00 a.m.-6 p.m. at the North Pleasant Hill Recreation Center. McDuffey is a member of North Pleasant Hill M.B. Church and is currently battling colon cancer. Each plate is $8 and contains three pieces of catfish, baked beans, salad, bread and cake. For more information, contact Trina Carter at 601-455-3374, Russia Everett at 601-320-1502, Mary Pittman at 601-320-0746 or Linda Taylor at 601-818-0446. Churches or individuals may make checks to Ardella McDuffey or Mary Pittman.

Holy Bible Ministry will host Testimonial Word Impact, Saturday, March 30, at 6 p.m. at the Pleasure Point Inn Multi-Purpose Center, located at 1701 Hwy 184 in Monticello. Come our and have your spirit lifted and your soul fed.

A “Blessings in Pink” benefit for Chasity Baylis will be held Saturday, March 30, at 6:30 p.m. at Pearl River Baptist Church. Chasity is a “cancer survivor and a warrior for Christ.” The event is sponsored by family and friends. Mistress of Ceremony is Mrs. Samantha Pittman. Scheduled performers are Revelation, The Christian Travelers, The Brothers, The Tillman Family, The Pittman Sisters, Lady Louise Madison, The Showers Sisters, Pastor George Varnado and The Gospel Tribe, St. Paul M.B. Church Choir, Galilee Choir, Simpson County Mass, Ontarion Showers & Delivered, The B&H Gospel Singers, and Mount Olive Male Choir. For more information, contact Allean Dillon at 601-587-4408. The church is located at 24 Pearl River Road, Monticello.

Monticello United Methodist Church will hold their Annual Relay Loaded Potato Dinner, Sunday, March 31. A sign up sheet is in the Media Center.

Sauls Valley Baptist Church will have a fifth Sunday singing, Sunday, March 31, at 11 a.m. The Martin Sisters from Walthall County will be in concert. A fellowship lunch will follow the concert.

Derek and Dana Dickerson and Steven, Angel and Zayley Cothern will be held Sunday, March 31, at 5:30 p.m. at Shalom Baptist Church. There will be food, fun and fellowship.