Church News

Eupora FBC David Jeremiah: Dr. David Jeremiah will be at the BancorpSouth Center in Tupelo on April 25 and FBC Eupora plans to take a bus to the free event. Anyone who would like to attend should call the church office at 258-3491 before Feb. 8 to reserve a free ticket. For more information about the ministries of First Baptist Church of Eupora, go to

JOY Club: JOY Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 28 for its monthly potluck lunch at the First Baptist Church fellowship hall. The public is invited to attend.

Creative Kidz: Wednesday nights at FBC Eupora just got a whole lot more fun. Creative Kidz is for children in grades 1-6. The new music and drama program is designed to challenge a child’s creativity. Led by Rachael Barnett, the new creative arts program will be from 5:15 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays.

After Creative Kidz, children can go to the Family Life Center for the evening meal. Teenagers will eat at 5:30 p.m. GAs, RAs and Mission Friends will follow at 6:30 p.m. For more information about Creative Kidz, contact the FBC Eupora church office at 258-3491.

Walking for a Cure: The FBC Eupora Relay for Life team will be “Walking for a Cure.” The team encourages people to donate the monetary amount of their shoe size, or more, as members see how far they can “walk” around the church to raise money for the American Cancer Society. For example, if you wear a size 8 shoe, you would donate $8, and your “footprint” will be placed along the “walk” around the church. For more information about “Walking for a Cure,” contact Wendy Cook, FBC Eupora team captain, or the church office at 258-3491.

OCC: In 2013, FBC Eupora hopes to make a bigger impact with Operation Christmas Child. As part of the effort to have 300 boxes for the Packing Party in November, it is having an Item of the Month collection.

For the month of February, the church is collecting stuffed animals and small toys that would fit into a shoebox, for girls, boys and babies. Drop off donations or for more information, contact the church office at 258-3491. Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill Church will celebrate its annual Black Heritage Program at 6 p.m. Feb. 2. Brother Eric Armstrong will be the keynote speaker.

Senior Citizen Appreciation Day Liberty United Methodist Church Outreach will be having a Senior Citizen Appreciation Day on Feb. 16. The event begins at 11 a.m. at the Eupora Community Center. Lunch will be served, with entertainment and door prizes scheduled. All who 65 or older are invited to come out and be appreciated.

Tomnolen Baptist hosting Nelons The Nelons will be in concert at Tomnolen Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 17. The church is located 8 miles west of Eupora just off U.S. on Greensboro Road.

Grove Chapel Grove Chapel M.B. Church, located at 281 Fifth Ave., Maben, will have deacon ordination services for Robert L. Banks at 3 p.m. Feb. 17. The. Rev. Carlton Fisher will be the guest speaker.

Anniversary Program: The ninth anniversary program for Grove Chapel’s pastor, the Rev. Rufus C. Harris, and wife will be at 3 p.m. Feb. 24. The Rev. Dennis Johnson will be the guest speaker.