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Zion Hill to celebrate

114th anniversary

Pastor Victor Sneed will be the guest speaker during the 10:45 a.m. service at Zion Hill Baptist Church, 119 Maul Road, as the church celebrates its 114th church anniversary. Every one is invited to attend.

Pilgrim Rest plans for

upcoming programs

Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church, 675 viser Ave. will present its 17th Annual Black History Gospel Explosion at 7 p.m. Saturday. The program will feature choirs, male choruses, soloists and quartets.

The church will also have a “Black History Celebration” at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24. The theme will be “Praying for a Reason.”

The guest speaker and church will be the Rev. Roy Aaron and First St. James Baptist Church of El Dorado. Lunch will be served at 1:30 p.m.

Oua. Association will

host ‘Fellowship Tea’

The women’s department of the Ouachita District Association will hold the 18th Annual Gloria Moore Barnes Fellowship Tea from 3-5 p.m. Saturday at Zion Watch Baptist Church, 103 Shoute Division in El Dorado.

Mt. Gillard MBC sets

its Men/Women’s Day

Mt. Gillard Missionary Baptist Church will hold its Men/Women’s Day program at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Lunch will be served.

The guest church will be New Providence MBC.

New Haven Church to

hold upcoming events

New Haven Baptist Church will hold its 7th Pastor and Wife Anniversary event at 3 p.m. Sunday The guest church will be The Word Family Church.

The church will also hold its Usher’s Anniversary Program at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 24. Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Stephens will be the guest church.

Shiloh MBC shares its

upcoming programs

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 247 Buchanan St., will hold a pre-Valentine’s Day Tea from 4-6 p.m. Sunday. A $7 donation will be collected.

The church will also hold the “Midwinter Planning Meeting” at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16. The event is hosted by the young people’s department auxiliary of the women’s department of the Ouachita District Association.

All pastors, mission chairpersons and youth counselors are invited.

Grtr. Mt. Olive MBC sets ‘Night in White’

Greater Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Bearden will hold the 57th Missionaries in White at 6 p.m. Sunday.

The guest church will be White Springs AME Church of Bearden, and the Rev. Kent J. Broughton will be the guest minister.

The event “is composed of” members from White Springs AME Church in Bearden; Greater Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Bearden; First Missionary Baptist Church of Bearden; St. John Missionary Baptist Church; Macedonia AME Church of Bearden; and Mt Olive Baptist Church of Bearden.

Several choirs will provide music, and the “Missionary Ladies” will wear white clothing and red roses. Part of the finances will be used to fund scholarships.

Temple COGIC will

to observe history day

Temple Church of God in Christ on 310 Pearl St. will observe World History Day at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 17.

The program will focus on black achievements, accomplishments and contributions to society.

The guest speaker will be Supt. Larry D. Ferguson.

St. Paul Church is set

for women’s program

St. Paul Christian Church at 134 Ouachita 404 in Harmony Grove will hold a women’s conference at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23.

The theme of the event will be “The Power of God’s Love.”

Grtr. Mt. Olive plans

black history program

Greater Mt. Olive Baptist Church of Bearden will hold its Youth Black History Celebration at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16.

The theme will be “God’s Place in Black History,” and the guest speaker will be the Rev. Anthony Jackson.

The guest choirs and talent will be from St. James Missionary Baptist Church of Camden, White Springs AME Church of Bearden, and Mt. Olive Baptist Church.

Cullendale Church to

host Master’s Singers

Cullendale First Baptist Church, 1850 Cash Road, will host the Arkansas Master’ Singers at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21.

The concert is free, and the public is invited.

A news release states that the group consists of more than 200 members from ministers of music, worship leaders, directors, accompanists, choir leaders, pastors, staff members and staff spouses from Baptist churches throughout Arkansas.

The men’s chorus began in 1961, and the women’s choir started in 1973.

For more information about the group or the event, call 231-5441, or visit

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