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Send church items to by 10 a.m. Wednesday. The deadline for faxed items and hand-delivered items is Tuesday; the fax number is 870-735-1020. To place notice of standard service times, contact our retail advertising department at 870-735-1010.

April is Annual Sunday School Month at 9:30 a.m. every Sunday.

The address is 5079 Hwy.

77 N., Marion, next to the Harvard Yard subdivision and the phone number is 870-225-7712. Macon and Anna Drake, host pastors.

• Cornerstone Baptist Church: Revival! Revival! Revival! Friday, May 3 through Sunday May 5.

Evangelist Pastor Frank Thurman. Music by Glen and Leann Poole. All are welcome! For more information go to www.cornerstonewm. org Billy Oyler, pastor.

• CROSSroads Baptist Church: We are having an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20 (11 a.m.

until 2 p.m.) at the church, 163 CR 245, Hughes (Chatfield). Come join us and bring all your little ones. We will have hot dogs and chips for lunch.

We are having a special day on Saturday, April 27 to renovate the nurse’s quarters at the Tri-County Camp Grounds. If you want to help contact Teresa Kundert at 870-636-3987.

• Earle Baptist Church:

City wide Easter sunrise service will be held in the sanctuary Sunday, April 21 at 7 a.m. A time of fellowship will be held following the service. Everyone is invited to attend. Rev. Tony Wells, pastor, will be in charge of the special service. Friends and Family day will be observed at the church on Sunday, May 19 with a potluck luncheon following the morning service.

• First United Methodist Church: Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch Saturday, April 13. Brunch at 10 a.m., egg hunt to follow.

All children welcome!

Special egg hunting areas for younger children and children with special needs at 215 N. Missouri St., West Memphis. Holy Week Schedule: April 14 Palm Sunday– Contemporary Worship service 9 a.m., procession of the palms, traditional service, Chancel Choir Easter Cantata, traditional service 11 a.m.; Thursday, April 18 – The title for this day is Maundy Thursday, is the new commandment (mandatum novum in Latin) in John 13:34. a Service of healing with Holy Communion at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary; April 19 Good Friday, The Easter Tridum or Easter Vigil, also known as the Paschal Vigil or Great Three Days to quietly contemplate the three days Jesus spent in the tomb. This service will be led by our Youth at 6 p.m. in Deneke Hall.

Sunday, April 21 Easter – On Easter Sunday we will celebrate the resurrection of our Lord. Sunrise service at 6:30 a.m.– Sanctuary Front Steps. UMM Pancake Breakfast 7:30 a.m. Fellowship Hall. Contemporary worship 9 a.m.

Deneke Hall and Traditional Worship 11 a.m. in the sanctuary.

• Greater St. Mark Christian Church: The pastor and the Greater St.

Mark Christian church invites everyone to come out and fellowship with them in their early morning service each Sunday at the New Beginning Outreach Ministry Church (pastor W. J. Coleman), 135 S. 9th St., West Memphis. We will be baptizing again this Sunday at 9 a.m. Come and be blessed mentally, physically and spiritually. The Rev. S. L. Smith, pastor of Greater St. Mark Christian Church.

• House of Prayer Edmondson COGIC:

In-house Pastor and Wife Anniversary. You are invited to our Pastor and Wife, Pastor Oza Brewer and Missionary Louise Brewer anniversary Sunday, April 21 at 11:30 a.m. Speaker Elder James Gilmer. Please come and help us celebrate and show love to our pastor and wife.

• House of Prayer Fellowship Ministry: Men and Women Day Program on Sunday, April 14 at 3 p.m. The speaker will be Elder Joe & First Lady Shirley King of New Beginning Fellowship Ministry Church of God in Christ of Forrest City. Pastor James & First Lady Jerlene Wilson, host pastors. 1217 2nd St., Earle.

• Holy Week Activities:

Monday, April 15-Friday, April 19, 2019. All services start at 12:05 p.m. (lunches will be provided after each service). Monday – Calvary Baptist Church, WM.

Speaker: David Young, pastor of Grace Baptist Church, WM. Tuesday Marion Methodist Church, Marion. Speaker: Bill Buchanan, pastor of First United Methodist Church, WM. Wednesday – First Baptist Church WM.

Speaker: Larry Brown, Executive Director, 8th Street Mission for Jesus Christ, WM. Thursday – Victory Church of the Mid-South, WM. Speaker: David Dobbs, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, WM. Friday – 8th Street Mission for Jesus Christ, WM. Speaker: Mike Smith, pastor Victory Church of the Mid-South, WM. Offerings will be taken each day to assist with benevolent needs in our community through the WMMMF efforts. Sponsored by West Memphis/Marion Ministerial Fellowship

• I’m A Part Missionary Baptist Church: Family and Friends Day Sunday, April 14 at 3 p.m. Guests will be Rev. Donald Wilson and the Union Baptist Church of Clarendon. Also the Gospel Jubilees from West Memphis. Everybody come out and help us celebrate this joyous occasion at 600 Vanderbilt, West Memphis. Deaconess Sherron Myles, sponsor.

Rev. A. K. Parham, host pastor.

• Marion Church of God: Selling tickets for a fish plate. The fish will be cooked on Friday, April 12 from 5 to 9 p.m. You can dine in or get your plates to go at 1745 Hwy. 64, Marion. They are $12 each. For more information contact Shirley Miller at 870-6360415.

• Mt. Vernon Baptist Church: Choir Concert Sunday, April 14 at 2:30 p.m. Guests will include: New Home of Crawfordsville, Shiloh of Crawfordsville, Pilgrim Rest and Otha Brown. We meet at 893 Griffin Rd., Clarkedale. Rev. Spencer Knighten, pastor.

• New Beginning Outreach Ministry: Will present a ‘Renewing Your Faith Through the 23rd Psalm Program’ Sunday, April 14 at 3 p.m. There will be six Anointed Ministers bringing a Spiritual Insight Word from Each Verse: Min. Antwan Stinnett of Philadelphia MB Church of Crawfordsville, Min.

Ceaser Gomaz of Greater Purpose International of Osceola, Min. Emerson Nesbitt of St. John MB Church of Hughes, Min. James Furr of New Beginning Outreach of West Memphis, Min. Leo Hayslett of Mt. Zion MB Church of Clarkedale and Min. Melvin Stewart of Second St. John MB Church of West Memphis.

Guest soloist, Min. Sam Beason and Carrie Mc-Clure and Mt. Zion Choir.

Master of Ceremony, Min.

Burnest Rose of Memphis.

Barbara Weatherspoon, program sponsor. W. J.

Coleman, pastor.

• New Saint Paul Baptist Church: Annual Choir Day will be observed Sunday, April 14 during the 11 a.m. worship and praise service. We are located at 326 S. 8th St., West Memphis. Come out and praise the Lord with us. Rev. Charles Clark, host pastor.

• New Salem Missionary Baptist Church: This coming 2nd Sunday evening April 14 at 3 p.m. we will be having our Fruit of the Spirit Program at 1940 Waverly Rd., West Memphis. Some of our guests will be: Min. Mildred Collins, Min. Lennell Hill, Evang. Lutie Fletcher, Sis. Bonnie K. Lytle, Sis.

Jackie Harris, Sis. Corrine Wrotten, Sis. Gwen Richmond, Sis. Sally LeBettis, Min. Rosie Stokes, Sis.

Sirretta Davis and many more. Rev. James Reynolds, host pastor.

• New Zion Missionary Baptist Church: New Zion Women’s Week ‘Preach Jesus,’ Monday, April 15 through Friday, April 18 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 3 p.m.

Monday speaker Min.

Rita Hunter of Heavenly Gates, Tuesday speaker Lady Elizabeth Powell of Heavenly Peace, Wednesday speaker Evang. Mary Crayton of Mt. Zion of Clarkedale, Thursday speaker Evan. Frazier Thomas of Pleasant Grove of Marion and Friday speaker Evan. Joyce Rosser of Blessings Thru Faith.

Sunday speaker Pastor J.

Thompson and Living Water. C. McClure, sponsor. S. J. Parker, pastor.

• Old St. Paul News: No Children’s Church or Youth Service on Sunday, April 14. Frederick S. Anthony, host pastor.

• Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church of Crawfordsville: Celebrating Annual Friends and Family Day on Sunday, April 14 at 2:30 p.m. Special guests will be Pastor Steven Chittman and the Second St. John MB Church of West Memphis.

Evangelist Frager Thomas of West Memphis will be mistress of ceremony.

Other churchs are invited to attend. Ethel Miller and the Pastor Aide Committee, sponsor.

• Restoration Life Church: Presents it’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 20 beginning with registration at 9 a.m. Egg hunt starts at 10:30 a.m. at 166 Pine St., Marion. Thousands of eggs and tons of prizes. Xbox one giveaway. Sunday, April 21 at 10:30 a.m. the church presents ‘The Whip, The Hammer, and The Cross’ at Marion Performing Arts Center at 1 Patriot Dr., Marion.

• Second Saint John Missionary Baptist Church:

Mother Daughter Banquet Friday, May 10 at 7 p.m.

$10 donation. Theme: ‘A Purposeful Living.’ Scripture: ‘The aged woman likewise, that they be in behavior as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things,’ Titus 2:3-5. If you want to purchase a ticket in advance please contact: Min. Verdean Booker at 501508-0674, Min. Vanessa Basemore at 870-636-4862 or Min. Martha Raybon at 901-282-7763.

• Victory Church: Community Event Saturday, April 13, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Dr. Brian Rhoads Dentistry, 110 Dover Rd., West Memphis. Guests can come and enjoy free food, bouncy house, prayer, and other fun for kids. 18 years and up can choose from a free filling or extraction.

Medical screening will be done as well.

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