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NEWTON White Stone Baptist Church's Annual Choir Day celebrations will be April 20 and 21.
Children's Choir Day is April 20 at 7 p.m. Adult Choir Day will begin at 3 p.m. on April 21.
The Servants of Mary of St. Joseph Catholic Church will host their annual spring team on April 21 in Kehrer Hall. "Peace and Unity, One People Under God" is the theme. The church is at 1914 18th Ave.
DECATUR "An Evening with Legendary Methodists of the United Methodist Church" will be presented April 21 at 6 p.m. at Vickers Fine Arts Auditorium on the East Central Community College campus.
Presented by the Newton County Cluster, the performance will feature the Rev. Jim Matheny as John Wesley, Frank Kirtley as Francis Asbury and the Rev. Rick Brooks as Tobias Gibson in three dramatic monologues. The performance also will feature a countywide children's choir singing historic Wesleyan hymns. A reception will follow in the foyer of the Fine Arts building.
The McRaes and Annie &Kelly will be in concert April 21 at 6 p.m. at Pine Grove Church of God. A love offering will be collected.
BUTLER The Seven Seals Program will be presented April 21 at 6 p.m. at Morning Star Baptist Church.
LIVINGSTON Shiloh Baptist Church's annual spring revival will be April 22-26. The Rev. Calvin Finch of Rock Babylon Baptist Church, Dixon Mills, Ala., will be guest speaker. Services will begin at 7:30 each evening.
Messiah's Gospel Ministries, the women's ministry of First Apostolic Church of West Meridian, will present "Women with a Mission: Weekend Crusade for Souls" April 25, 26 and 28. The text for the mission will be Acts 20:24.
Guest speakers, topics and times are: April 25, 7:30 p.m. The Rev. Tammy Yarbrough, Greater Trueway Holiness Church, Hattiesburg; April 26, 7:30 p.m. Mary Thames, Jesus Church of the Apostolic Faith, Heidelberg; April 28, 11 a.m. The Rev. Pearl Huggins, First Apostolic Church of Quitman; and April 28, 5 p.m. Celeste Bolton, Greater Bibleway Temple, Greenwood, Ala.
QUITMAN A cemetery memorial service will be April 27 at 11 a.m. at Rolling Creek Baptist Church. Current and former members are encouraged to attend.
NEWTON The East Central Mississippi Singles Rally will present a Flying Solo seminar April 27, from 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., at First Baptist Church.
Registration will be at 5:30 p.m. and a $5 fee is required per person. Supper will be served at 6, followed by breakout sessions. Sessions are: "Cooking Solo," Lynn Wagner, instructor; "Single Parenting," Wayne Hudson, instructor; "Money Talk," Randy Hanna, instructor; and "Fun Time," Jan Halford, leader.
For more information, call (800) 748-1651. Reservations may be placed by calling First Baptist Church, Newton, (601) 683-2066.
Homecoming services will be April 28 at Bethsaida Baptist Church. Worship service will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by a covered dish lunch. An afternoon of singing featuring the group Higher Ground will begin at 1:30.
RUSSELL The Seven Seals Program will be presented April 28 at 6 p.m. at Good Hope Baptist Church.
QUITMAN Pastors, choirs, groups and soloists are encouraged to participate in The Price Family 27th Year Anniversary celebration May 4 and 5 at Pearlie Grove Baptist Church.
On May 4, service will begin at 7 p.m., with The Gospel Silvertones of Silas, Ala., as host group. On May 5, service will begin at 3 p.m. and will feature The Gospel Aries of Toomsuba as host group. Guest speaker both evenings will be the Rev. Cornelius McDonald of John The Baptist Church in Barnett.
CLARKE COUNTY East Pleasant Grove Baptist Church's annual Memorial Day Service has been rescheduled to June 23. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m., with lunch at noon and singing in the afternoon.

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