Thursday, March 17, 2005

Calendar of Events

Wednesday

  • SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will be held at the permanent site, 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment.
  • REVIVAL Clear Creek M. B. Church, Hwy 6 West, 35 CR 313, Oxford, spring revival, March 16-18, 7 p.m., nightly.  Rev. Leroy James of Hopewell No. 1, MB Church will be the guest speaker. Everyone is welcome. Eddie Goliday Sr., pastor.
  • REVIVAL St. Mark spring revival crusade, March 16-18, 7 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker, Pastor Ronnie Gibbs, First Evangelistical Baptist Church, Ripley. Pastor, Rev. Derrick D. Gibbs.

Thursday

  • GOAT CLINIC Karr Farm, Hwy 311, Thurs., Mar. 17, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Many topics will be discussed. Do not bring a goat! There will be goats available. Lunch sponsored by Karr Farm. Call the Extension office, 252-3541 or Margaret Webb, 234-4451, to register, so there will be a count for lunch.
  • BINGO Collins Hurdle Post No. 5697 VFW has bingo every Thurs. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Friday

  • BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT H.W. Byers PTA annual basketball tournament will be held Mar. 18-19 at H.W. Byers. Entry fee per teams rule may be applied. Contact Rev. Morris Stephens at the school or Margaret Brown.
  • SECOND TIME AROUND The Marshall County Humane Society’s thrift store, Second Time Around, located next to Bailey Printing in Holly Springs, will be open from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sat., 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 662-564-2900 for pickup information.
  • PRE-EASTER PROGRAM Holly Springs Marshall County Baptist Assoc. Ministerial Alliance invites the public to their pre-Easter program, Fri., Mar. 18, at the Baptist Assoc. building, 7 p.m. Pastor Ricky Fuquay will be the speaker. Other Ministerial Alliances will be special guests. Pastor Leroy James HSMC Ministerial Alliance president and vice moderator Pastor James Green is the chairperson.
  • PRE-LOVE DAY BANQUET for Pastor Bruce and Doris Williams at Dreamland Complex on Martin Luther King Dr. 7 p.m. A contribution of $15 is asked.

Saturday

  • EASTER EGG HUNT At First Southern Baptist Church in Victoria. Children 1-12, Mar. 19, 4 p.m.
  • SINGING McIntyre Church, Mar. 19, 6:30 p.m. Church choirs, singing groups, if you are available please support this singing ministry.
  • SINGING Clear Creek Baptist Church, Lamar, Sat., March 19. Fellowship at 6 p.m. singing follows with Southern Grace from New Albany. Everyone is invited.
  • BENEFIT PROGRAM The Union Valley Church family cordially invites you to participate in a benefit program for Jerry Clayton, 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Billy Spear of Memphis. For more information call Sis. Rose Clayton, 564-1077.

Sunday

  • KITE DAY Faith Baptist Church, 3974 Byhalia Road, Barton will host their annual kite day, 2-5 p.m. Everyone is invited. Kites will be available.
  • SINGING PROGRAM Newell Chapel CME male chorus is hosting a singing program, Mar. 20, 6 p.m. A host of male choirs will be present. Everyone is invited.
  • LOVE DAY Rising Star Church will have Pastor’s Love Day, Mar. 20, 3 p.m. Guest speaker, Pastor Ronnie Gibbs, First Evangelist Baptist Church, New Albany.
  • 25th ANNIVERSARY FESTIVAL You are invited as Friendship Assembly of God kicks off their Hispanic services with Ken and Diana Troutman of Peru. Praise and worship in Spanish, led by the worship team and sanctuary choir. Bilingual service in English and Spanish. Mexican American cuisine. Everyone welcome. Friendship Assembly of God, Interstate 78 and Victoria, ext 18. For more info. call the church office, 838-4000.
  • LOVE DAY SERVICE for Pastor Bruce and Doris Williams at Disciples of Christ Church, 3 p.m. Pastor Equator Benton and Believer’s in Faith Church will be special guests. Host pastor is Bruce Williams. For more information call 662-838-5022.
  • EASTER EGG HUNT Sun., March 20 (Easter is March 27), 1 p.m. at Victoria Heights Baptist Church, Victoria Rd. at Hwy 78. Bring your basket for the egg hunt.
  • MUSICAL PROGRAM Strawberry MB Church, Sun., March 20, 6 p.m. Sponsored by the senior choir. Everyone is invited.

Monday

  • MEETING Collins Hurdle Post No. 5697 and Ladies Auxiliary will hold their regular stated meeting on the third Monday night, 6 p.m. at the Post Home.
  • MEETING The Holly High Band Boosters will meet March 21, 5 p.m. Very important meeting; in the high school band room. For more info. call Janice Kimbrough, 252-3203 or Angela Mayfield, 252-6589.
  • REVIVAL Community wide revival, Chulahoma MB Church, Mon., March 21-Fri., March 25. 7 p.m. nightly. Different speakers nightly. Everyone is cordially invited.

Tuesday

  • SPEAKER Betty Johnson of Holly Springs will speak on caregiving at the United Methodist Church, Tues., March 22, 7 p.m. Everyone is invited. This is the quarterly Sandwich Generation seminar sponsored by Disciples Sunday School class.

March 23

  • SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will be held at the permanent site, 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment.
  • REVIVAL Mt. Teamer Church will have spring revival, March 23-25. Different speakers each night, 7 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.
  • PRE-EASTER SERVICE Sponsored by the Marshall County Ministerial Alliance, Wed., March 23, 7 p.m. at Anderson Chapel CME Church. Rev. James Green, guest speaker. Everyone is invited.

March 24

  • FFA MEETING The Potts Camp FFA alumni meeting will be at the Potts Camp School ag building, 7 p.m.
  • MAUNDY THURSDAY Victoria and Red Banks United Methodist Churches will observe Maundy Thursday, March 24, with a special service of Holy Communion at 6 p.m. in the Victoria UMC sanctuary. Tenebrae, or “darkness” will follow, presenting an extended Scriptural meditation on the Passion of Jesus, based on St. Matthew’s Gospel. As the service progresses, the Tenebrae candles are extinguished gradually, reflecting the physical and emotional pain of the Passion. Eventually, the sanctuary is left momentarily in darkness. The observance will close with the stripping of the altar and the draping of the cross. The public is cordially invited to attend. For more info. call the pastor, Rev. Pat Elmore, 838-9708.
  • BINGO Collins Hurdle Post No. 5697 VFW has bingo every Thurs. Doors open at 6 p.m.
  • LENTEN DRAMA “Have You Seen My Son,” sponsored by Byhalia United Methodist Church, Maundy Thurs., and Good Fri., March 24-25, 7 p.m. Don’t miss this emotional Lenten drama performed by the ladies of Byhalia United Church. Written by Jon McCauley. Free admission. For more info. call Lisa Hickman at 551-8092 or 252-5244.

March 25

  • SECOND TIME AROUND The Marshall County Humane Society’s thrift store, Second Time Around, located next to Bailey Printing in Holly Springs, will be open Fri. from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sat., 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 662-564-2900 for pickup information.

March 26

  • BLUEGRASS CONCERT Featuring Dew Grass with Stan Dailey, Steve (Rabbit) Easter, Mark Whitehead at Cedarview Pentecostal Church, 2841 Hwy. 305, Olive Branch, located 3.5 miles south of Olive Branch next to water tower, 7 p.m. For more information call 662-895-7451 or 662-893-4804.
  • Class Reunion - The Holly Springs High School Class of 1980 will hold its 25th year class reunion May 27-28.  All classmates are invited to participate. For more information regarding events, class shirts, and fees, please contact Michael Crittle at (901) 481-2947 or Loretha Jones at (901) 332-0210.  Please RSVP by March 26. 

March 27

  • SUNRISE SERVICE Mt. Moriah MB Church, 3193 Marianna Rd. will have Easter sunrise service, Sun., Mar. 27, 8 a.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Tony Wilkins from Nichols Chapel CME Church.
  • SUNRISE SERVICE Victoria and Red Banks United Methodist Churches will begin Easter Sunday, March 27 with a sunrise service at 7 a.m. in the Victoria UMC sanctuary. Breakfast will follow in the fellowship hall. Red Banks UMC will hold its regular worship service at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary. There will not be an 11 a.m. service at Victoria UMC. The public is cordially invited to attend both services. For more info., please call the pastor, Rev. Pat Elmore, at 838-9708.
  • SUNRISE SERVICE New Hope Baptist Church, Hwy 72, Slayden, Sun., March 27, 6 a.m. Breakfast will be served. Bro. Billy Adair and congregation invite everyone to attend.
  • EASTER SERVICE Yarbrough Chapel CME Church will have Easter morning service at 8 a.m. Rev. Wanda Davis, pastor.
  • SUNRISE SERVICE Victoria Heights Baptist Church, Victoria Rd. at Hwy 78. Sunrise service, 7 a.m., breakfast, 8:30 a.m., Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. and morning worship at 11 a.m. with choir special “Jesus Christ Is Lord.” Bob Johnson, pastor, 838-4141.
  • COMMUNITY EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE St. Paul, St. Mark, Mt. Teamer and Calvin Chapel Churches at host church, Mt. Teamer, Spring Creek. 6 a.m. with host pastor Rev. Gwendolyn Nelson.
  • STATE DRIVE PROGRAM St. Mark Church, 3 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Robert McClain, Rising Star Church. Pastor, Rev. Derrick D. Gibbs.

March 30

  • SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will be held at the permanent site, 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment.

March 31

  • MEETING The Lessye Lee Davis 4-H Club will meet at the Marshall County Library, 6 p.m. We are recruiting new members. If you are interested, please call Mary Hicks at 252-5920.
  • BINGO Collins Hurdle Post No. 5697 VFW has bingo every Thurs. Doors open at 6 p.m.

April 1

  • FISH FRY Cayce Vol. Fire Dept. is hosting their spring fish fry, Fri., April 1 at the fire station, 30 Lee Cree Rd. Fish will be cooked by Sheriff Kenny Dickerson and served from 5-7:30 p.m. Eat in or take out. Tickets may be purchased at A-1, Gossets, Little Place, Carol’s Beauty Shop or from any firefighter.

April 2

  • SINGING, Sat., April 2, Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Church, 2-1/2 miles north of Hwy 72 on Cayce Rd. Featuring the Williams Family. 7 p.m. Everyone is invited.

April 3

  • HOMECOMING New Hope Baptist Church, Hwy 72, Slayden, Sun., April 3. Dinner will be served after morning service; singing will follow with the Ross Family from Mifflin, Tenn. Bro. Billy Adair and congregation invite everyone to come and help celebrate.

April 5

  • BROWN BAG LUNCH At the Marshall County Library, 12 noon. Kitty Lacy, volunteer coordinator for Unity Hospice will be the guest speaker. Bring a sandwich; drink and dessert provided.

April 6

  • “40 DAYS OF PURPOSE” The Slayden Baptist Church presents “40 Days of Purpose” based on the book “The Purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren. April 6, 5:30-8:30 p.m. will be the kick-off supper/rally. April 10-May 22, 10 a.m.-12 noon, Bible study and sermons exploring man’s purpose in life. For more info. call 252-4559.

April 7

  • FISH FRY The Pilot Club is hosting a benefit fish fry, 4:30-7:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Episcopal Church. Kenny Dickerson will be cooking, and plates are $10. Eat-in or carry out. All proceeds benefit St. Jude.

April 9

  • CONFERENCE The Christian Education Ministry will sponsor a Leadership Conference, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, 3193 Marianna Rd. For more information call 662-564-2549.

April 23

  • SPRING REVIVAL Rising Star is having a revival with Rev. Ronnie Strong from New Independence Baptist Church at 7 p.m.

April 24

  • FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM Rising Star is having a special program with Rev. Smith from Paradise Baptist Church, Omaha, Nebraska, 2:30 p.m.

April 30

  • YOUTH CONFERENCE Holly Springs and Rust College to host 13th annual youth conference June 3-5. This event is open to the public and a pre-registration fee of $65 is due before April 30. For more information call 662-252-1808 or 662-544-1742, Bennie Braswell, Jr.

May 27

  • Class Reunion - The Holly Spring High School Class of 1980 will hold its 25th year class reunion May 27-28.  All classmates are invited to participate. For more information regarding events, class shirts, and fees, please contact Michael Crittle at (901) 481-2947 or Loretha Jones at (901) 332-0210.  Please RSVP by March 26. 
  • REUNION Attention Olive Branch Class of 1995. We are planning our class reunion. For more information contact Eric Wright, 214-264-6074 or Camesha Stephenson, 901-336-9872.

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