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Religion briefs

By Staff
Dec. 29, 2001
Editor's note: Items for Religion Briefs must be submitted typed or printed to The Star by noon the Wednesday before publication. Please, do not call in announcements.
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A prayer vigil for peace takes place daily at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and an hour of prayer for peace is scheduled from 11 a.m. – noon.
The rosary is recited at 11 a.m., followed by private or public prayers for peace. Mass is scheduled at 12:05 p.m. after Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday services; communion is held on Monday.
Sponsored by the Catholic Community of Meridian.
The church is at 2601 Davis St.
East End United Methodist Church's five-cookbooks-in-one "Culinary Delights" is now on sale for $12. The church is at 1501 16th Ave.
For more information, call 482-7391 or 485-4586.
January registration for the FoodSOURCE Ministry is now taking place at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. This is a non-profit monthly ministry.
Price changes will go into effect in January and are as follows: Veggie pac, $10; budget pac, $12; standard unit, $22; family pac, $37. Each pac will contain additional food items for two to three times the value.
Participation is open to all residents and there is no limit on the number of units purchased. Checks and credit cards not accepted; payment is due at registration.
For more information, call the church office at 482-7415.
The church is at 544 49th Ave.
Poplar Springs Drive Baptist Church will host Dave Ramesey's "Financial Peace" live via satellite on Feb. 23. The five-hour presentation will begin at noon.
Ramsey is a financial counselor, a New York Times best-selling author and host of the nationally syndicated "Dave Ramsey Show." The satellite show, the first such undertaking in the history of Ramsey's organization, is based on his best-selling book "Financial Peace."
Participants will learn how to make a budget that works, how to become debt-free and stay debt free, how to invest with confidence no matter the status of the market and more.
Tickets to the event are $19 and may be purchased by calling 601-485-5106. For more information, visit the Web site www.daveramsey.com.
TODAY
LAKE A Year-end Sing featuring The Freemans, Carole Gaddis, Hosanna and The Gibbs Family will be presented at 7 p.m. at The Sanctuary Worship Center. A $5 donation is requested.
The center is at 1197 Old 80 Road.
SUNDAY
SCOOBA Martha Scarbrough, director of Development Mississippi United Methodist Foundation in Jackson, will discuss stewardship during a presentation at Blues Chapel United Methodist Church. Services will begin at 10 a.m.
The presentation is in conjunction with the fifth Sunday service of the Scooba Parish United Methodist churches which includes Blues Chapel, Keys Chapel and Tomola Bethel.
GULFPORT The Gospelaires of Meridian will be in concert at 4 p.m. at St. James Baptist Church.
The church is at 604 25th St.
The Rev. Leroy Horne of New Jerusalem Church of Shuqualak will be guest speaker at a special anniversary service at First Apostolic Church of West Meridian. The program will begin at 5 p.m.
The church is at 4715 15th St.
MONDAY
New Year's Eve
Watch night services at First Apostolic Church of West Meridian will begin at 7 p.m. with a foot washing ceremony, followed by a praise, worship and testimony service at 8. Communion will be served and a message delivered.
The church is at 4715 15th St.
Watch night worship is scheduled at 10 p.m. at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church.
The church is at 544 49th Ave.
Watch night services will be held at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church at 10:30 p.m.
The church is at 1012 26th Ave. South.
Coming up
The men's quartet Hosanna will be in concert at 6 p.m. Jan. 5 at Lost Gap Independent Protestant Church. The church is at 73 North Lakeland Drive, next to Lost Gap Volunteer Fire Department.
LISMAN, Ala. A program to plan the 2002 Seven Seals calendar is scheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 6 at Greater First Baptist Church. Seven Seals ministers are asked to meet at the church at 5 p.m.

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