Religion Briefs for South Mississippi

July 4, 2014 

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Anglo-Catholic Chapel of St. Benedict: Low Mass for traditional Anglicans and visitors with sermon on spiritual life in the chapel of the heart, 7:30 a.m. July 6. Great Litany and High Mass with Holy Communion and anointing of the sick, 10 a.m. July 6. Address: 1902 24th St., Gulfport. Details: 863-1388.

Bel-Aire Baptist Church: Dixie Echoes Quartet gospel performance, 7 p.m. July 11. Address: 15080 Dedeaux Road, Gulfport. Details: 832-1966.

Belle Fountain Baptist Church: Vacation Bible School, 5:30-8:45 p.m. July 14-18, for ages kindergarten through sixth grades. Theme: Agency D3. Address: 7900 Fountainbleau Road, Ocean Springs. Details/registration: 875-2973.

Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church: Choir anniversary, 7:30 p.m. July 17-18 and 3 p.m. July 20. Speaker: The Rev. Winfred Harper of Mount Calvary Baptist Church. All groups, soloists and choirs are welcome. Address: 8251 34th Ave., Gulfport.

First United Methodist Church of Long Beach: Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 8:30 and 11 a.m. July 6, main campus; and 11 a.m., The Well, Fleming Auditorium at University of Southern Mississippi. Speaker: Charleen Smith from Seashore Mission. Address: 208 Pine St. Details: 863-9619.

Graceland Baptist Church: Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m.-noon July 14-18, for ages 4 to sixth grade. Address: 9317 Gautier-Vancleave Road, Vancleave. Details: 872-7201.

Greater Mount Olive Baptist Church: Vacation Bible School, 5:30-8 p.m. July 14-18. Theme: Amazing Grace Adventures with Gangway to Galilee. Details: 864-2224.

Greater New Light Missionary Baptist Church: The Rev. Steve McDaniel Jr.'s ninth pastoral anniversary, 3 p.m. July 13. Speaker: The Rev. Alphonso Butler of Missionary Baptist Church, Gulfport. Address: 14273 Old Highway 49, Gulfport. Details: 832-3488.

Gulfport Heights Baptist Church: Vacation Bible School, 5:30-8 p.m. July 7-11, for ages kindergarten to sixth grades. Address: 4617 29th St.

Handsboro United Methodist Church: Special patriotic services, 11 a.m. July 6. Men's Club sponsored meal to follow. Address: 2333 Demaret Drive, Gulfport. Details: 896-7264.

Long Beach Church of Christ: Vacation Bible School, 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 14-18. Theme and ages: Wilderness Escape, for prekindergarten to age 11; It's a Teen Thing, for ages 12 and older; and Love with Limits, for parenting classes, with speaker Erynne Shatto. Pre-registration encouraged at Address: 200 N. Cleveland Ave., Long Beach.

Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church: 100-year anniversary Mass, 10:30 a.m. July 13. Speaker: Bishop Roger Morin. Reception to follow in the parish hall. Address: 800 Division St., Biloxi. Details; 435-0007.

Popp's Ferry Baptist Church: Allowing Jesus Christ to Change Us, 10:45 a.m. July 6. Address: 2000 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 388-9172.

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church: Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m. July 14-18. Address: 15000 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Gulfport. Details: 864-9705.

St. Peter Baptist Church: The Rev. William Marshall's 24th pastoral anniversary, 3 p.m. July 13. Speaker: The Rev. Willie Lyons of Victory Baptist Church, Milwaukee, Wis. Address: 1320 S. Market St., Pascagoula. Details: 769-6927.


Palmer Creek camp meeting and revival: Premiere service, 7:30 p.m. July 11. Musical guest: The Bibletones Quartet. Daily services, 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. July 12-20. Daily youth activities, RV spaces and dorm rooms available. Address: 14428 Campground Road, Saucier. Details: 669-0032 or 831-4486.

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