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• New Salem Freewill Baptist Church—The church will host a friends and family day on Saturday, July 16, and Sunday, July 17, at 11 a.m. each day. The theme is “What’s Love Got to do With It.” The speaker is Melba Andrews, and the pastor is Archie Crews.

• Jesus Christ Deliverance Church—The church, located 836 Moore St., have been observing pastor appreciation days, with the conclusion on Sunday, July 17, at 12 noon.

• Dry Spring A.M.E. Church—The church, located in Climax, will host the St. Thomas No. 37 Order of Eastern Star on Sunday, July 17, at 3 p.m. The program will be “Shade of the Rainbow” presented by guest speaker the Rev. Willie Smiley. Music will be from The Last Chance Male Choir.

• Bethel A.M.E. Church—The church, located 204 N. Griffin Ave., Attapulgus, will observe missionary day on Sunday, July 17, at 3 p.m. The theme is “Embassy of Heaven, Women of the Bible,” who will be portrayed by women of the congregation.

• Greater St. Mark M.B. Church—The church, located on East River Road, will hold Vacation Bible School beginning on Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day. The theme is “Rev it up! Full throttle for God.” For more information, contact Kathy Pate-Williams at (229) 221-9243.

• Bethlehem Freewill Baptist Church—The church, located 1810 S. West St., will host a week of Revival beginning July 18-22 at 7:30 nightly. Guest speaker will be Bishop Frederick Williams of Gethsemane Worship Center, Albany.

• Second Elizabeth M.B. Church—The church, located 2717 Attapulgus Hwy., is planning an evening of Gospel singing and preaching, called a Pre-back-to-school Gospel Explosion, on Friday, July 22, at 7 p.m. The Rev. James Youmas will be the speaker.

• Second Morning Star M.B. Church—The church, located 140 Engelhard Road, Attapulgus, will convene a Women’s Ministry Conference July 22-24. Event speakers will be July 22—Minister Nicole Larkin of Valdosta, July 23—Minister Dee Jackson of Quincy, and July 24—Minister Janice Harris of Quincy. Friday and Saturday are at 6 p.m. and Sunday is at 11 a.m.

• Celebration Baptist—The church, located at 3039 Faceville Hwy., will hold a Fifth Sunday Sing. Morning worship begins at 11 a.m., lunch at 12:15 p.m., and singing at 1:15 p.m. The Master’s Men Quartet from Pensacola, Fla., will be the guests. H. Haskell White is the pastor.

• Mount Olive A.M.E. Church—The church, located Highway 309, Attapulgus, will have a family and friend celebration on Sunday, July 31, at 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. John Gardner, pastor of Second Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church of Quincy. Refreshments will be served.

• Disciples of Jesus “Life Changing Ministries”—The church, located 1630 Bethel Road, will observe ushers anniversary with guest speakers. Aug. 4—Pastor Eric Collins of Macedonia Baptist Church, Aug. 5—Pastor William Cason of New Harvest Church, Pelham, and Aug. 6—Evangelist Mildred Bundage, St. James Baptist Church, Pensacola. Service times are Aug. 4-5, 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 6,11:30 a.m.

• Women Breaking the Silence Conference 2011—Led by Apostle Jacquelyn Porter, the conference will take place nightly at 4801 Woodland Circle in Tallahassee Aug. 4-8 at 7 p.m. nightly on the theme, “I’ve been provoked to produce.”

• The New Voices of Faith—The gospel group from Donalsonville Ga., will sponsor its annual “Gospel Explosion” on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m. at the old Miller County High School, located at 96 Perry Drive in Colquitt Ga. For more information, contact Jackie Jones at (229) 758-5674.