Woodmen of the World Christmas Supper, Dec. 7
The Woodmen of the World will hold its Christmas supper at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Woodmen lodge on Bullis Street. The Woodmen will furnish meat and drinks. Members are to bring covered dishes. For more info, call Dewitt Forbes (601) 736-6851.
Ambitious Association Gospel Explosion, Dec. 7
Ambitious Association invites all groups and choirs to its Gospel Explosion at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. It is located at 1479 N. Main Street.
For more information, contact Ambitious (601) 740-0522.
Goss Baptist Church Christmas Cantata, Dec. 8
Goss Baptist Church will host a four-church community Christmas Cantata at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. Hathorn Baptist Church, Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Society Hill Baptist Church and Goss Baptist Church will be performing. Everyone is invited to attend.
John the Baptist Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Celebration, Dec. 8
John the Baptist Missionary Baptist Church invites you to the celebration of Pastor Rev. Calvin C. Newsom Sr. for 27 years of pastoral leadership at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. Guest preacher will be Rev. David Daniels.
Amazing Church of God in Christ Pastoral Anniversary, Dec. 8
Amazing Church of God in Christ invites you to its pastoral anniversary for Ricky and First Lady Phyllis Foxworth at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. Special guest will be Elder Andrew Jordan.
Foxworth First Baptist Church Children’s Choir, Dec. 8
Foxworth First Baptist Church invites you to its evening worship with the children’s choir, grades first through sixth, at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. The theme will be “Random Acts of Christmas.” Samantha Armstrong will be leading the children’s choir.
Emmanuel Baptist Church Candlelight Christmas Service, Dec. 8
Emmanuel Baptist Church invites you to a special worship as William Carey University’s Carpenters Wood performs some of your favorite Christmas songs at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8. A candlelight service will follow.
Calvary Baptist Church Musical, Dec. 8
Calvary Baptist Church, Improve Baptist Church and New Hope Baptist Church invite you to their original musical “Tis the Season, Tis the Reason” at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 8 at Calvary Baptist Church.
Marion County Federation of Democratic Women Christmas Gala, Dec. 14
Marion County Federation of Democratic Women invite you to its annual Christmas Gala from 7:30 p.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14 in the Community Room on the old Columbia Training School Campus. Motivational guest speaker will be Rev. Matthew Riley. Featuring Undra Watts live band , food and door prizes. Attire will be formal/semi-formal.
For ticket information, call (601) 731-0147.
St. John National Baptist Church Spaghetti Dinner, Dec. 14
St. John National Baptist Church invites you its spaghetti dinner from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14.
For more information, please contact Sis. Rosie Wilcox at (601) 736-6678.
Foxworth First Baptist Church Adult Choir Cantata, Dec. 22
Foxworth First Baptist Church invites you to its adult choir cantata at the 11 a.m. morning worship on Sunday, Dec. 22. The theme will be “Waiting for Christmas.” Director will be Ellen Ball.
WINGS mission is to empower women in crisis to make informed choices by providing safe shelter and supportive services, including education and case management. This helps lead to self-sufficient, independent, and violence-free lives for these ladies and thier children. You can get involved by giving out the hotline number (601) 684-9111 to a lady in an abusive or crisis situation, make a tax deductible donation or monthly pledge to support or expand the WINGS ministry, make donations of gently used furniture, appliances, household items and clothing, volunteer at the WINGS Thrift Stores or have your church or organization get involved by providing welcome boxes for clients.
Columbia Serenity Al-Anon Group meetings will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday nights at the Chapel of the Cross United Methodist Church, 1639 U.S. 98 E. Family and friends of alcoholics are welcome. Call (601) 441-9857. n