Friends and supporters of Gulfside Assembly are invited to attend a special service of remem
The event is scheduled for Jan. 7.
Gulfside has a long history as a place of worship and refuge to African-Americans, particularly in the Southeast. During the turbulent 1960s, Gulfside was one of the few places African-Americans could gather without harassment. The retreat and camping facility has offered summer camp, retreat and other worship experiences for decades.
However, the facility was destroyed Aug. 29 by Hurricane Katrina. Not a single building survived the storm. The Board of Trustees has vowed to rebuild Gulfside.
White to highlight
Bishop Woodie White, whose annual letters to Dr. Martin Luther
Events are scheduled to begin at Jan 16 with a
White, who is retired, is scheduled to speak at in the Recital Hall of the Academic Complex at Millsaps. In addition to White, the Millsaps and Tougaloo choirs will perform. White’s annual letter to
Baker Chapel United Methodist Church, a small country church, has a heritage of caring for those in need in tangible ways, whether help is required in its southern Indiana community of Degonia Springs or in other parts of the world.
Recently, the church extended its assistance to the
Early on the morning of Nov. 6, however, a tornado ravaged southern
Lighthouse participants, many from out-of-town, gathered to sing, pray and praise God. As the church building lay in shambles, the congregation witnessed to its faith as the people extended the love of Christ to others in need with an offering for their “sister church” in Mississippi.
Former Boonville-area residents
Court Street to host kids’ choir
Children who have lost one or both parents to poverty and disease make up the African Children’s Choir.
The internationally acclaimed choir is scheduled to perform at Jan. 8 at
The concert includes well-loved children’s songs, popular gospel tunes and spirituals. There is no admission charge for the concert. A free-will offering will be taken at the performance to support African Children’s Choir education, care and emergency relief programs.
Church offers recovery programs
The Divorce Recovery Workshop offers support for persons going through the upheaval of a divorce or separation. The Grief Recovery Workshop provides a caring environment for those dealing with the aftermath of the death of a loved one. Workshop participants listen to talks by community professionals and then go into small groups for sharing and discussion. Both workshops meet on Thursday nights for 12 weeks, beginning Jan.19.
Broken Rainbow is a program for children and teenagers who are having difficulty dealing with a divorce or death in their family. The program meets for 10 weeks on Monday nights beginning Jan. 23. A support group for single parents meets during the same time.
All workshops meet at in the Education Building of
Mathison, Hathorn to lead event
The annual event is sponsored by Cecil Williamson Ministries and is scheduled for Jan. 20-21 at Lake Tiak O’Khata near
The Rev. Cecil Williamson and Grace and Gladness Ministries, featuring Lee Ann Williamson and Lori Smith, will also be part of the program, which is themed “Glorifying Christ in the Spirit’s Power.”
Mathison has been senior pastor for Frazer
A general evangelist, Hathorn served in the pastoral ministry for 15 years. He has led evangelistic mission trips to
No registration fee is charged. To make reservations, call
Ministers’ Week makes changes
The Mississippi Conference’s annual ministerial continuing education event held in January has new dates and a new name.
The 2006 Clergy Leadership Conference, formerly known as Ministers’ Week, is scheduled for Feb. 6-8 at
The theme for this year’s event is “A
A team of faculty from
Registration fee if received by Jan. 13 is $75 and $90 after Jan. 13. Registration is available online at www.centerforministry.com.
Clergy in communities impacted by Katrina may contact their district superintendent for special registration arrangements.