Send religion-related events to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 896-2104. Deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church: Family and Friends Day, 3 p.m. Nov. 15. Speakers: Sister Barbara Hampton and Brother Tommy Chambers. Address: 8251 34th Ave., Gulfport.
Christ Episcopal Church in Bay St. Louis: 67th annual Harvest Dinner, 5 p.m. Nov. 19. Takeouts available 4-8 p.m. Proceeds benefit missions and activities supported by the Episcopal Church including the Alliance for Health, Hancock County Food Pantry and the Friends of the Animal Shelter. Tickets: $10, available at Lulu's, 126 Main St., or at the door. Address: 912 S. Beach Blvd.
First Baptist Church of Lyman: Youth Group Fellowship, 7 p.m. Nov. 7. Music by Jonathan Turner Band of Baton Rouge. Address: 14321 Old Highway 49. Details: 832-2159.
First United Methodist Church of Gulfport: New adult Adult Sunday School class, 10 a.m. Sundays. On Nov. 8, "The Gathering" at 8:45 a.m. and sanctuary worship at 10:55 a.m. Address: 2301 15th St. Details: 860-0047.
First United Methodist Church of Long Beach: Twenty-Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Nov. 8, main campus, Sanctuary Worship Services. The Well Service, 11 a.m., Fleming Auditorium at University of Southern Mississippi. Sermon Series-Breaking Bread. Recognizing all church veterans with Veterans Day Parade and Concert on the Town Green. Address: 208 Pine St. Details: 863-9619.
Greater St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church: Men and Women Day, 3 p.m. Nov. 8. Speaker: the Rev. Calvin Ramsey of Texas Chapel Church in Lumberton. Address: 551 Division St., Biloxi.
Handsboro United Methodist Church: Fall bazaar, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 7. Sponsored by church's Craft Circle with bake sale, wreaths, arts and crafts, food vendors and refreshments. Address: 2333 Demaret Drive, Gulfport. Details: 896-7264.
Mercy Seat Missionary Baptist Church: 23rd anniversary honoring Pastor and Mrs. C.R. Shelby, 3 p.m. Nov. 8. Speaker: Rev. J.L. Franklin of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church of Gulfport. Address: 1541 Pratt Ave. and 20th Street, Gulfport. Details: 864-2814.
Morning Star Baptist Church: Wednesday in the Word, 7 p.m. Nov. 11. Speaker: Pastor Johnnie Sims and Second Missionary Baptist Church, Moss Point. Address: 2050 Thornton Ave., Gulfport. Details: 863-8526.
Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church: Women Conference, 6 p.m. Nov. 14. Registration: $10. Theme: Women Being Empowered by the Holy Spirit. Speaker: Evangelist Sheila Sullivan of Word of Power Ministries and Minister Dana Avery of Little Rock Baptist Church of Gulfport. Address: 306 Church St., Long Beach. RSVP by Nov. 11. Details: 669-5025 or 263-4826.
Nugent United Methodist Church: Prayer vigil, 7-10 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. Nov. 7. Address: 13183 John Clark Road, Gulfport. Details: 832-6145, Ext. 10.
Popp's Ferry Baptist Church: Are You Still With the Holy Spirit, 10:45 a.m. Nov. 8; choir practice for Christmas Cantata, 5 p.m.; and special study on predestination and election from Book of Ephesians, 6 p.m. Address: 2000 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 388-9172.
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church: Fifth annual Women Empowerment Conference, 10 a.m. Nov. 14. Speakers: Pastor Crystal Lee of Moss Point, Growing in Tribulation to Glowing in Patience; Apostle Yvonne McGinney of Mobile, Growing in Patience to Glowing in Hope; and Evangelist Sandra Osgood of Moss Point, Growing in Hope to Glowing in Experience. Address: 5425 Grierson St., Moss Point. Details: 474-2800 or 424-5864.
St. Mark United Methodist Church: 123rd church anniversary, 11 a.m. Nov. 15. Theme: Preparing Our Youth to Share the Love of Jesus with Others. Speaker: Rev. John Whitfield, minister of Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in D'Iberville. Address: 3350 28th St., Gulfport.
St. Michael Catholic Church of Biloxi: Options for Grieving the Holidays workshop, 2-5 p.m. Nov. 17. Address: 177 First St., Biloxi. Details: 435-5578.
St. Matthew Lutheran Church: Quilting group, Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. Lap quilts are donated to the outpatient chemotherapy clinics at two local hospitals. Address: 1301 31st Ave., Gulfport. Details: 864-6264.
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church: Christmas Pageant rehearsal, 12:45 p.m. Nov. 8; RCIA, 7 p.m. Nov. 9; quilters meet, 9 a.m. Nov. 10; chef Sr. Cecilia cooking class to benefit SVDP Society, 6 p.m. Nov. 10; CALB Paint Party to benefit Catholic education, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12; adoration in chapel, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 13; parish breakfast hosted by Knights of Columbus, 8-11 a.m. Nov. 15; Christmas pageant rehearsal, 12:45 p.m. Nov. 15. Address: 720 E. Beach Blvd., Long Beach. Details: 863-1610.
True Deliverance Outreach Ministries: Unity event, 7 p.m. Nov. 11 and 13. Speakers: Nov. 11, Pastor Lloyd Capers of Temple of Living Waters in Gulfport, and Nov. 13, First Lady Shenee Jones of Faith Works Ministries of Gulfport. Address: 2727 22nd St., Gulfport. Details/transportation: 864-9106.
Leading Ladies Tour: Night of Prophetic Release, 7 p.m. Nov. 13, and Leading Ladies Empowerment Sessions, 10 a.m. Nov. 14 at Fountainebleau Community Center, 3905 Mississippi 57, Ocean Springs. Registration: $25. Presented by Leading Ladies Alliance. Details: 302-388-0769 or 601-909-0606.