Special to the Advocate
The church was founded in 1889 by the Rev. N.H. Williams. It was named in honor of the late Hiram R. Revels.
Revels settled in
He served as interim
Revels UMC reflects its namesake’s commitment to education. It has developed an after-school program called I Challenge You (I.C.U.). I.C.U. is for school-aged children and averages 35-40 children per week.
In addition, Revels hosts the Food Box Distribution program operated in conjunction with the Mississippi Food Network. Revels issues food boxes to certified recipients on the first Monday and Tuesday of each month. The Rev. Stephen Cook is the pastor.