Send religion-related events to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 896-2104. Deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Anglo-Catholic Chapel of St. Benedict: Liturgy in purple vestments for Septuagesima Sunday in preparation for the beginning of Lent on March 5 with Holy Communion and sermon on praying without ceasing, 7:30 a.m. Feb. 16. Theology class on the seven sacraments in the New Testament of the King James version of the Bible, 10 a.m. Address: 1902 24th St., Gulfport. Details: 863-1388.
Bel-Aire Baptist Church: This Hope concert, 6 p.m. Feb. 16. Five-member male group sings a unique blend of a capella and accompanied music. Address: 15080 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport.
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church: Black History program, 3 p.m. Feb. 16. Address: 8251 34th Ave., Gulfport.
First United Methodist Church of Long Beach: Sixth Sunday after Epiphany Sanctuary Worship, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Feb. 16. The Well, 11 a.m. at Fleming Auditorium, USM, followed with a potluck lunch in the Holloway Complex. Children's Mardi Gras party in the Christian Life Christian Center at 5 p.m. Address: 208 Pine St. Details: 863-9619.
Grace Temple Baptist Church: "The Awakening" Spiritual Refreshing Conference, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 9 a.m. Feb. 22. Speakers: Kim Johnson of Abundant Life Evangelist Center in Biloxi, Friday at 6:30 p.m.; Pastor Jason Johnson of Abundant Life Evangelistic Center in Biloxi, Saturday at 6 p.m. Address: 133344 Old Highway 49, Gulfport.
Handsboro United Methodist Church: "One Night with King" movie, 2 p.m. Feb. 18. Address: 2333 Demaret Drive, Gulfport. Details: 896-7264.
Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church: Black History program, 10:30 a.m. Feb. 23. Speaker: James Stubbs. Evening of Negro Spirituals, 5:30 p.m. Address: 2050 Thornton Ave., Gulfport. Details: 863-8526.
Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church: 109th church anniversary, 3 p.m. Feb. 16. Speaker: The Rev. Harry Toussaint of Goodwill Baptist Church in Pass Christian. Address: 10314 Canal Road, Gulfport.
New Birth Holy Ministries: 15th Good Shepherd Anniversary/Appreciation, 3 p.m. Feb. 23. Speaker: Apostle Darnel Turner of Family of Life Christian Center in Gulfport. Details: 313-5925.
Popp's Ferry Baptist Church: God's Name is Holy, 10:45 a.m. Feb. 16. Beth Moore's Bible Studies for ladies, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 18. Address: 2000 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 388-9172.
St. Andrews African Methodist Episcopal Church: Annual Family and Friends Day program, 3 p.m. Feb. 16. Speaker: The Rev. Kenyatta Braxton of Progressive Baptist Church. Address: 2615 Madison St., Gulfport. Details: 985-570-3293.
St. John Baptist Church: 18th Pastoral Anniversary of the Rev. Luther Fairley Sr., 3 p.m. Feb. 16. Speaker: The Rev. James Beal of Little Rock Baptist Church in Gulfport. Address: 12502 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport. Details: 831-4830.
St. Michael Parish: Morning of Prayer for Couples, 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 22. Theme: We Are Fift. Address: 177 First St., Biloxi. Details: 435-5578.
Temple Baptist Church: Gospel singing with the Inspirations, 7 p.m. Feb. 20. Tickets sold at door $12.50; $10 in advance. Address: 14190 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport. Details: 832-3209.
God's Appointed People Ministries: Bridging the Gap Youth Conference, 8:30 a.m. July 31-Aug. 1, 10 a.m. Aug. 2. Registration ends May 1. Address: Mississippi Coast Coliseum, 2350 Beach Blvd., Biloxi. Register online at godsappointed peopleministries.weebly.com.