Send religion-related events to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 896-2104. Deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday.
Cedar Lake Christian Assembly: Celebrate the Wonder of Christmas, 7 p.m. Dec. 4-6. Traditional carols, big band Christmas medleys and more. Candlelight Christmas service, 5-6 p.m. Dec. 20. Address: 11555 Cedar Lake Road, Biloxi. Details: 392-6279.
First Presbyterian Church of Ocean Springs: Advent Festival, 4-6 p.m. Nov. 29. Christmas program followed by dinner served by the Harbor Youth Ministry, 5 p.m. Dec. 6. Come, O Dayspring -- Service of lessons and carols, 5 p.m. Dec. 13. Address: 921 Ocean Ave. Details: 875-5326.
First United Methodist Church of Gulfport: Kiwanis Pancake Day and bake sale, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 2. Address: 2301 15th St. Details: 863-0047.
First United Methodist Church of Long Beach: First Sunday of Advent, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Nov. 29, main campus, sanctuary worship services. Sermon services-Come to the Manger. Chrismon service in the Sanctuary, 10 a.m. The Well Service, 11 a.m., Fleming Auditorium at University of Southern Mississippi. Sermon series-A Stable Influence. Sea Santa Sail-a-bration on Town Green, 5 p.m. Dec. 5. Address: 208 Pine St. Details: 863-9619.
Gateway United Methodist Church: Parents Shopping Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 5. Adult supervision, organized activities and lunch provided. Address: 16020 S. Swan Road, Gulfport. Details: 832-0135.
Graceland Baptist Church: Allen Sibley and The Ramblers country gospel music performance, 11 a.m. Nov. 29. Address: 9317 Gautier-Vancleave Road, Ocean Springs. Details: 826-1791.
Handsboro United Methodist Church: When Is the World Going to Be Safe, More Peace and Observe the First Sunday of Advent with lighting of the candles and Holy Communion to follow, 11 a.m. Nov. 29. Address: 2333 Demaret Drive, Gulfport. Details: 896-7264.
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church: Ocean Springs Church Women meeting, 9 a.m. Nov. 30. Speaker: Mary Buffington, executive director of the Bethesda Free Health Clinic. Features fellowship hour with brunch items served and program starts after. Address: 1702 Weed St., Ocean Springs. Details: 697-6750.
Mississippi City United Methodist Church: First Sunday of Advent, 10 a.m. Nov. 29. Chrismon service, 6 p.m. Address: 219 Courthouse Road, Gulfport. Details: 896-7626.
New Life Family Church: Christmas Ladies Night Out, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 4. Guided by Kerri Garrard, owner of Artzy Kreations. Cost: $30 and includes materials. Child care will be available at $5. Details: 388-5183.
Popp's Ferry Baptist Church: Are You Anchored in the Solid Rock, 10:45 a.m. Nov. 29; Bible study session with questions and answers, 6 p.m. Nov. 29 and Dec. 2. Address: 2000 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi. Details: 388-9172.
St. Mary Catholic Church: Groundbreaking ceremony for construction of a new church, 12:15 p.m. Dec. 6. Bishop Roger Morin will preside. Address: 8343 Woolmarket Road, Biloxi. Details: 392-1999.
Unity of Gulfport: Noon lunch after service followed by a 1 p.m. class on anointing with sacred essential oils, Dec. 6. Reserve a space: 731-7731.
Wesley United Methodist Church: Hanging of the Greens service, 11 a.m. Nov. 29. Inspirational service. Address: 8900 Old Spanish Trail, Ocean Springs. Details: 875-8900.