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Religion briefs

By Staff
Revival Explosion 2001 begins at First Assembly
April 7, 2001
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TODAY
MARION The passion play "He is Risen" will be presented at 6 p.m. at Marion United Methodist Church. Admission is free.
The church is located at 5601 Clinton.
EDINBURG The outdoor passion play "He's Alive" will be presented at 8 p.m. at Pine Grove Church of God.
The play is a dramatization that begins with Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem and ends with his resurrection.
The church is located on Highway 16 East.
Palm Sunday services will be held at 5 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Palms will be blessed and distributed.
The blessing of the palms in the Labyrinth Garden and a procession to the church for Holy Eucharist will be held at 5 p.m. at Episcopal Church of the Mediator.
In case of rain, the service will be held in the Parish Hall..
The church is located at 3825 35th Ave.
SUNDAY
Palm Sunday services will be held at 7:45 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Palms will be blessed and distributed.
Palm Sunday services will begin at 8 a.m. at Episcopal Church of the Mediator.
Palm Sunday services will be held at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Palms will be blessed and distributed.
Revival Explosion 2001 will begin and continue through Wednesday at First Assembly of God.
The McGregors from Johannesburg, South Africa, will be the featured guest. Services will begin at 10 a.m., Sunday, 7 p.m., Monday through Wednesday.
The church is located at 1929 Highway 19 North.
DECATUR Revival will begin and continue through Wednesday at Beulah Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. Danny Lanier will be the evangelist.
Two services are scheduled Sunday at 10:50 a.m. and 6:50 p.m; dinner will be served following the morning worship. Monday through Wednesday evening services will begin at 7.
The congregation of Shiloh Baptist Church will celebrate the third anniversary of the church's pastor, the Rev. Gregory Baylor.
The Rev. Willie West will bring the 11:15 a.m. worship message and the Rev. Odell Hopkins will deliver the anniversary message at 3 p.m.
The church is located at Causeyville Road.
QUITMAN Palm Sunday services will be held at 1:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Palms will be blessed and distributed.
DEKALB Choir Day will be observed at 2:30 p.m. at Brown Ridge Missionary Baptist Church. Bartholomew Baptist Church Choir of Newton will be the guest choir.
QUITMAN For Such A Time As This, the women's outreach ministry of The Praise and Deliverance Christian Center, will meet at 4 p.m.
The Rev. Denson, pastor of Meridian Holiness Deliverance Church, Meridian, will be guest speaker.
The church is located at 612 North Archusa Ave., Highway 45.
PHILADELPHIA Revival will begin and continue through Tuesday at Spring Creek Baptist Church.
The Rev. James Lewis, pastor of Carriage Hills Baptist Church in Southaven, will be guest evangelist. Services will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Tuesday.
The church is located on 12901 Road 614.
The East Lauderdale Covenant Churches will sponsor a Palm Sunday Celebration at 6 p.m. at Bonita United Methodist Church.
Tommy Gilbert, pastor of Central United Methodist Church, will present the message. A nursery will be provided.
The church is located at 641 Bonita Drive.
YANTLEY, Ala. The Seven Seals Program will be held at 6 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church.
The play "Life of Christ" will be presented at 7 p.m. at Evangel Temple.
Written by the Rev. Mike Boles, the play will feature a 100-member cast. A love offering will be taken.
The church is located on Highway 45 South.
EDINBURG The outdoor passion play "He's Alive" will be presented at 8 p.m. at Pine Grove Church of God.
The play is a dramatization that begins with Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem and ends with his resurrection.
The church is located on Highway 16 East.
MONDAY
A Holy Eucharist Service will be held at 7 a.m. in the chapel of Episcopal Church of the Mediator. Breakfast will be served following the service.
Holy Week evening prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Episcopal Church of the Mediator.
A Citywide Spring Revival will begin and continue through Friday at the Council of Organizations building.
Services will begin at 7 each night and will feature the following evangelists: Monday, the Rev. Lamorris Richardson, Love City Fellowship; Tuesday and Wednesday, the Rev. Darrell Dumas, Touching Hands Ministries; and Thursday and Friday, the Rev. Morris Jones, Love City Fellowship.
The Council of Organizations is located at 814 45th Ave.
LAUDERDALE Revival will begin and continue through Friday at Mount Carmel Baptist Church.
Services will begin at 7:30 each evening and will feature the Rev. Dr. M.C. Thompson Sr. as guest speaker.
Savannah Grove Missionary Baptist Church's Third Annual Stewardship Revival will begin and continue through Friday.
Services will begin at 7:30 each evening. The Rev. Dr. Alfred Dewayne Hill of Memphis will be guest evangelist. Youth attending Tuesday's services will be recognized and senior citizens will be recognized on Wednesday's evening services.
TUESDAY
A Holy Eucharist Service will be held at 7 a.m. in the chapel of Episcopal Church of the Mediator. Breakfast will be served following the service.
Holy Week evening prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Episcopal Church of the Mediator.
WEDNESDAY
Act II of "Eight Days That Changed the World," will be presented at 6:30 p.m. at Briarwood Baptist Church. The four-act musical drama was written by Buddy McElroy, minister of music
For more information, call the church office at 681-6615, Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The church is located 5 miles north of Meridian, just off Highway 39 North on Hillview Drive.
A Stations of the Cross service will be held at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Episcopal Church of the Mediator. The event will be followed by a service of laying on of hands and healing.
DEKALB A three-day youth revival will begin and continue through Friday at Union Baptist Church Kemper Springs.
Services will begin at 7:30 each evening and will feature the following speakers: Wednesday, the Rev. Paul Clayton; Thursday, the Rev. Tommy Terrell; and Friday, the Rev. Andre' Stewart.
THURSDAY
Holy Thursday Service: Washing of the feet and mass will be held at 7 p.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church.
Maundy Thursday Service: Holy Eucharist, 7 p.m., Episcopal Church of the Mediator. The service also will include footwashing and stripping of the altar.
An all-night vigil before the Reserved Sacrament on the Labyrinth will be held in the Memorial Garden until 7 a.m.

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