Thursday, July 21, 2005

Calendar of Events

July 18-22

  • VBS Friendship Assembly of God in Victoria will have Vacation Bible School July 18 through the 22, 6-8 p.m. nightly. Come join The Spectacular Circus of Davy & Goliath. For more info. call 662-838-4000.
  • VBS Disciples of Christ, July 18-22, 5-8 p.m. Everyone is invited. Lots of fun activities. For more info. call 838-5022.
  • VBS Hernando Road Church of Christ will have VBS Mon, July 18-Fri., July 22, 7-8:30 p.m. nightly. This year’s theme is All Things Bright and Beautiful. Classes for every age. All are welcomed. Minister is Bennie E. Braswell Jr.


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


  • BEEF PRODUCER MEETING There will be a Beef Producers meeting at the Marshall County Fairgrounds on Thursday evening, starting with registration at 6:30 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. For more information or to make reservations contact the MC Extension Office at 662-252-3541.


  • ANNIVERSARY Christ the Healer anniversary celebration. Please join Pastor Gillespie and Christ the Healer World Ministries Church, July 22-24 to celebrate nine years of ministry and six years in our present location. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
  • 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 pick-up information on your donation.
  • FISH FRY Fri., July 22, 10 a.m. until, for Free Branch Church, located on Cuba St., Holly Springs.
  • FISH FRY Disciples of Christ in Victoria is hosting a fish fry 10 a.m. until. Place orders Monday-Friday (July 18-22) and we will deliver. Call 662-838-5022.
  • FISH FRY Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have a benefit fish fry beginning at 10 a.m., on Cayce Road, 2-1/2 miles north of Victoria near Williams Road. You may eat in or take out. Call ahead and place orders. We will deliver to factories. $5 per plate includes fish, spaghetti, slaw, dessert and drink.


  • VISITING CHURCH Pastor Marvin Brooks of Mt. Gilliam MB Church will be traveling to Gaffney, S.C. on July 23, where the Rev. Michael Henderson is pastor. If you would like to travel with them, please call Valencia Wright, 216-0619 or First Lady Angela Brooks at 901-569-0951.
  • REUNION Everyone who attended Holly Springs High between 1962 and 1968 are having a reunion at Oak Palace, July 23, 4 p.m. You only need to have attended. We want to see you! Contact Judy Thompson Weatherly at, 504-382-7829; or go to the site and look up Holly Springs.
  • CONFERENCE Women’s Conference will be held at Hopewell No. 1, Sat., July 23, 10 a.m. Rev. Gaines, guest speaker.
  • MEMORIAL SERVICE The life of the late Mayor Eddie L. Smith Jr. will be remembered Sat., July 23, 4:30 p.m. at the Ida B. Wells Museum. For more info., please call 252-3232.


  • PASTOR & WIFE APPRECIATION (Rev. Lee and Mae Gill) will be held at Wilkins Chapel CME Church, Sun., July 24, 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker and church will be Rev. Fredrick Moore and St. Mary’s Church from Memphis, Tenn. Dinner will be served. Everyone is invited.
  • ANNIVERSARY The Southern Aires of Potts Camp will celebrate their anniversary at the Oak Palace, 6:30 p.m. Special guests will be The Gospel Miracles and many more groups. $5.00 at the door.
  • FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY will be held at Mt. Sinai COGIC of Mt. Pleasant, 2:30 p.m. Special guests will be Elder Dudley Lewellen and the Greater Evangelist Faith C.O.G.I.C. of Memphis. Pastor Elder Curtis Pritchard invites all to come fellowship and dine with us.
  • HOMECOMING First Southern Baptist Church invites everyone to homecoming with guest speaker Joe Nunley and guest singers. 11 a.m. worship service, dinner following. Located in Victoria, Hwy 178.
  • USHER’S DAY Strawberry MB Church, July 24, 2:30 p.m. Rev. Willie F. Jeffries, pastor.


  • MARVELOUS MONDAY First Baptist Church, Holly Springs. July 25, 7 p.m. Dr. Bill Hardin, former pastor at Slayden Baptist Church.
  • VBS First Baptist Church, Hickory Flat, July 25-29, 6-8:30 p.m. Pre-school to adult. If you need a ride, call 333-7512. Rev. Johnny Rakestraw, pastor.
  • REVIVAL July 25-29, Strawberry MB Church, 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. A.V. Warren Jr. will be evangelist for the week. Friday night there will be a fellowship meal after the service. Everyone is invited. Rev. Willie F. Jeffries Jr., pastor.

July 27

  • SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will be open at 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment.
  • MARSHALL COUNTY FAIR July 27-30, at the Fairgrounds, 1569 Hwy 7 N. Games, food, fun and many, many activities. Call 252-5441 for more info.
  • PRAYER MEETING Strawberry MB Church has prayer meeting and Bible class every Wed. night, 6-7:30 p.m. Everyone is invited. Pastor Willie F. Jeffries Jr., pastor.

July 29

  • Gospel Singing will be held at The Apostolic Church of Jesus, Hwy. 178 Stonewall Road, Byhalia, 7 p.m. featuring “The Delta Blue” a bluegrass gospel music group. No admission, love offering will be taken. Pastor Garland Loveless and church members invite everyone to attend.
  • 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 pick-up information on your donation.

July 30

  • School Day Uniform-Give-Away (pants and polo shirts). Sponsored by the Eddie Lee Smith and the Lessye Lee Davis 4-H Clubs, will take place on the parking lot of Dreamland, 8 a.m. We are asking the community and individuals to support the efforts of the children by donating any uniforms you have. Drop-off sites are WKRA, Ebony and Ivory Beauty Salon, Perfect Touch and Carlisle’s Big Star.
  • GIANT YARD SALE Sponsored by the Holly Springs Garden Club. Sat., July 30, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Montrose on Salem Ave. Household items, furniture, linens, clothing, appliances, etc. Y’all come! Don’t miss this one.
  • BUILDING FUND PROGRAM Sat., July 30, 7 p.m. the Silver Stars are sponsoring a building fund program. All groups, choirs, soloists, are invited to attend. Minister Barry Reynolds, shepherd in charge.
  • 2005 WOMEN’S CONFERENCE Sat., July 30, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Red Banks Baptist Church. Speaker will be Janet Williams from Iuka Baptist Church. Special music provided by Lynda Davis from Liberty Baptist Church in New Albany. Reg. fee to cover expenses. For more info. call Tammy Overston at 551-1237 or Kristy Nicholson at 252-5319. Held at the family life center. Church is located one mile north of Hwy 78 at the Red Banks exit.

July 31

  • HOMECOMING First Southern Baptist Church in Victoria, is having homecoming on Sunday, July 31. For more info. call 662-838-3621, or come see us on the web at Bro. James Wolfe, pastor, First Southern Baptist, Victoria.
  • SUMMER SERVICE Meadowbrook Baptist Church, 3115 Pigeon Roost Rd., Byhalia. Sun., July 31, 10:45 a.m. Featuring the Geeslin Brothers in the morning worship service. Potluck dinner in the afternoon, following the singing. Casual dress.
  • VIDEO SERIES BridgeWay Baptist Church is hosting “Ladies in the Kitchen” Fellowship and video series by Nancy Leigh DeMoss, at 5 p.m. First video is entitled “Brokenness.” All ladies in the community are invited to participate. 523 Quinn Road, adjacent to Barton First Baptist. Contact 662-851-3115. Note: this will repeat on the last Sunday of August and September.
  • MUSICAL PROGRAM Isaac Chapel Church, Byhalia, Sun., July 31, 3 p.m. Rev. Willie Ward, pastor.
  • PROGRAM Mt. Gilliam MB Church, 6573 Hwy. 178 W, Byhalia, across from Griffin, Inc. will be having a 48 angels and 24 elders program, 2:30 p.m. Pastor is Marvin D. Brooks. Guest speaker will be Frank Harris Jr. of Mt. Pisgah Church of Memphis, Tn.

August 1

  • FALL REVIVAL Free Branch Church, Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 1-4, 7 p.m. Speaker will be minister in charge, Barry Reynolds.
  • MARVELOUS MONDAY First Baptist Church, Holly Springs. Aug. 1, 7 p.m. Paid In Full in concert.
  • SINGING Holly Hills Baptist Church with special group The House Family from Southaven. Singing at 6 p.m. with fellowship to follow. Kenneth Peppers will be preaching. Bro. Frank Feathers and congregation invite all. Church is located on Old Hwy 7 South.
  • SINGING Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Church, located 2-1/2 miles south of Hwy 72 on Cayce Rd. Sat., Aug. 6, 7 p.m., featuring the Barnetts. Everyone is invited.

August 7

  • HOMECOMING Clear Creek Baptist Church. No Sunday School. Worship will begin at 11 a.m. with dinner to follow. Owens Family will be featured group. Everyone is invited.
  • CLASS MEETING Holly Springs High School class of 1986 will have its monthly meeting Sun., Aug. 7, at Mr. Chic’s Barbershop, 5 p.m. Very important reunion discussion.

August 8

  • REVIVAL Clear Creek Baptist Church, Aug. 8-12, Mon.-Fri., 7 p.m. nightly. Evangelist will be Bro. Michael Baker, Pine Grove Baptist Church in Hickory Flat.
  • MARVELOUS MONDAY First Baptist Church, Holly Springs. Aug. 8, 7 p.m. Rev. P.J. Scott, former pastor of First Baptist Church, Olive Branch.
  • REVIVAL Mt. Moriah MB Church, 3193 Marianna Rd., Holly Springs, Rev. Dr. R.J. Wilson, pastor. Revival will be Aug. 8-12, 7 p.m. nightly with guest evangelist James Nelson Brown of New Orleans, La. There will be many special guests.

August 21

  • CHOIR DAY St. Mark will host its annual Choir Day, 3 p.m. All choirs and chorus are invited to attend.

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