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Vicksburg teens lead vacation Bible school at St. Aloysius

Tuesday morning, children gathered at the St. Aloysius gym to have fun and learn about God and their faith. The weeklong vacation Bible school was ... Read more

1 day ago by John Surratt.

Arkansas man carries cross for Christ

“And he said to them all, ‘If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow ... Read more

1 week ago by John Surratt.

Christ Church scene of Civil War protest by women who were later banished from city

Sitting on a quiet spot at the corner of Main and Locust streets, Christ Episcopal Church looks pretty much the same as it may have ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

St. Paul Catholic Church in Vicksburg dedicates statue of patron saint

A statue of St. Paul Catholic Church’s patron saint now graces the church’s sanctuary, and the story behind its arrival begins with a new pastor ... Read more

3 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Church of the Holy Trinity window project moving along

They are among Vicksburg’s greatest treasures. The stained glass windows at the Church of the Holy Trinity are a point of pride for the congregation ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Service Over Self returning to pre-COVID form

Service Over Self, an outreach ministry of Crawford Street United Methodist Church that began 28 years ago, is returning to its regular format. “We’re doing ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Caring for Caretakers: Support group provides help for Alzheimer’s caregivers at Crawford Street United Methodist Church

For people serving as caregivers to a family member with Alzheimer’s or dementia, providing the necessary care and attention is a challenge that can tax ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Old-Time Tradition: Some Warren County churches returning to in-person vacation Bible school

For many children in Warren County, summer means an opportunity to participate in a long-standing tradition practiced by many area churches — vacation Bible school. ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Unmasking Faith: Churches lifting, easing mask restrictions

The Catholic Diocese of Jackson and the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi have lifted the mask mandates for masses and services. In a May 18 letter ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Shaped for Ministry: Bovina Baptist Church mission brings comfort to cancer patients

It began as an effort to help a friend and evolved into a ministry of love.  The Caring Shirts Ministry of Bovina Baptist Church makes ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Catholic, Episcopal bishops relax COVID-19 restrictions

As the number of cases of COVID-19 decline in Mississippi and other areas, the leaders of Mississippi’s Catholic and Episcopal congregations are beginning to loosen ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Photo: National Day of Prayer held Thursday at City Hall

The Rev. Jason Moulder, pastor of Beautiful Deliverance Church, and praise team members Jessica Steen, left, and Aaron Richman sing “Raise a Hallelujah” to begin ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

Churches extending outreach through little pantries

Two Vicksburg churches have taken their outreach an extra step to make sure people in Warren County don’t go hungry. Mount Calvary Baptist Church and ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

St. Paul youngsters prepare for First Holy Communion

May 2, seven children will take a major step in their lives as Catholics when they join their parents and take their First Holy Communion ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

St. Aloysius postpones luminaries service to April 7

Inclement weather Wednesday forced the senior class at St. Aloysius to move its annual luminaries service to April 7. The event was set for Wednesday ... Read more

4 months ago by John Surratt.

Officials issue new guidance for church services as Holy Week begins

JACKSON — As churches throughout Mississippi prepare to host Holy Week and Easter services this week — events that were canceled in 2020 due to ... Read more

4 months ago by Staff Reports.

Local churches had to adapt quickly during pandemic

In times of crisis, it is our spiritual community that often helps guide us through tough times. But when the country was forced to shut ... Read more

4 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Sunrise service set for Fort Hill in the Vicksburg National Military Park

The Vicksburg YMCA’s 72nd Easter Sunrise Service will return to Fort Hill in the Vicksburg National Military Park April 4, Purks YMCA Director Phillip Doiron ... Read more

4 months ago by John Surratt.

YMCA’s Easter Sunrise Service returning to Fort Hill

The Vicksburg YMCA’s Easter Sunrise Service will return to Fort Hill in the Vicksburg National Military Park, Purks YMCA Director Philip Doiron said. He said ... Read more

4 months ago by John Surratt.

Boelens’ life as a missionary served the South and the world

Eleanor Boelens always wanted to be a missionary. “The Lord told me to be a missionary when I was about 10 years old,” the Indiana ... Read more

4 months ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg church helps Jackson community get bottled water

The House of Peace Worship Church International, last week, helped in getting fresh water to residents in Jackson during the midst of the city’s weeks-long ... Read more

4 months ago by John Surratt.

Clearer vision: Church’s historic stained-glass windows receive loving care

The Church of the Holy Trinity is known for its stained-glass windows. Visitors from near and far make their way to the church’s nave to ... Read more

5 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Gibson Memorial ‘egg factory’ back in business after a year away

After a one-year absence, they’re back. March 22, as it has happened every year but one since 1981, the church fellowship hall at Gibson Memorial ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

New Beginning Church in Christ distributes cases of water to residents

Cases of water were stacked in the parking area in front of the Vicksburg Auditorium and the members of New Beginning Church in Christ were ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

Local churches suspend, modify Ash Wednesday services

The lingering ice and snow, combined with cold temperatures, has forced some local churches to suspend, postpone or modify their traditional Ash Wednesday services that ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

Church of the Holy Trinity gives schedule of Lenten programs, services

A Lenten tradition has been interrupted by concerns for the COVID-19 virus. Dorothy Braswell, coordinator for the Lenten Fine Arts Series at Church of the ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

Community rallies in prayer for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic

People of all ages, races and denominations gathered on the lawn of Merit Health River Region Hospital Sunday for a prayer movement to defeat COVID-19. ... Read more

6 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Prayer service organized for COVID-19 patients, health care workers

Warren County churches will be joining churches and prayer groups across Mississippi Sunday at 2:30 p.m. for Mission Mississippi’s Healing Mississippi outdoor prayer service for ... Read more

6 months ago by John Surratt.

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