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Flaggs makes official his request to Trump to help faith-based organizations, churches

In March, Mayor George Flaggs Jr. said he would call on President Trump and legislative leaders on both the state and federal levels to find ... Read more

3 days ago by Tim Reeves.

St. Paul pastor flies over city; asks God’s blessing on city

MOUND, La. — Thursday afternoon, the city of Vicksburg received a blessing from above. About 2:30 pm. Thursday, the Rev. Rusty Vincent, pastor of St. ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

Local pastors using alternate means to observe Holy Week

For Christians around the world, services this Sunday, Palm Sunday, marks the beginning of Holy Week, the final days leading to the celebration of Easter. ... Read more

4 days ago by John Surratt.

‘We are King Solomon’: A story of perseverance

It’s a story of faith, hope and love. In 1860, a group of free blacks and slaves gathered in a one-story wood-frame building purchased by ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Flaggs to ask Trump, legislative leaders to include churches in relief packages

Mayor George Flaggs Jr. believes churches should be included in any federal or state relief program put together in support of those businesses, individuals and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by John Surratt.

Churches make adjustments to services due to coronavirus threat

Pastors of several Vicksburg churches say they will continue holding services but will take precautions following information about Mississippi’s first confirmed coronavirus, or COVID-19, case. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Stations of the Cross: ‘Take up your cross and follow me’

With the start of the Lenten season, many Christians participate in a unique seasonal custom to help them further prepare for Easter by reliving Christ’s ... Read more

4 weeks ago by John Surratt.

160 years of ministry: King Solomon Baptist Church celebrates anniversary

In 1860, a group of free blacks and slaves gathered in a one-story wood-frame building purchased by the Mount Pleasant Association, a white missionary society. ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Hawkins Drive Thru Prayer Team offers special Ash Wednesday service

Wednesday morning, six members of Hawkins United Methodist Church gathered in the church parking lot to offer an Ash Wednesday prayer, a blessing and ashes ... Read more

1 month ago by John Surratt.

Holy Trinity’s Lenten Fine Arts Series begins Feb. 28

Art and music will be the featured attractions as the Church of the Holy Trinity begins its annual Lenten Fine Arts Series at the McGinnis ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Hawkins UMC to host Ash Wednesday Drive Thru Blessing

Hawkins United Methodist Church pastor the Rev. Austin Hoyle and the Hawkins Drive Thru Prayer team will host an Ash Wednesday Drive Thru Blessing Wednesday ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Local churches prepare for annual Shrove Tuesday pancake suppers

Two Vicksburg Episcopal churches will observe a centuries-old tradition Feb. 25 with Shrove Tuesday pancake suppers. Christ Episcopal Church, 1115 Main St., and St. Mary’s ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Get your tickets now for the annual Lebanese Dinner

Monday, the members of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church will continue a 60-year tradition of giving Vicksburg residents a taste of Middle Eastern cuisine. The ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Faith, homilies and a connection to NASCAR

It is no understatement that NASCAR is one of the most-watched and followed sports in the United States. Many follow the sport and its drivers ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Events scheduled for annual Catholic School Week

A special Mass by the Most Rev. Joseph Kopacz, bishop of Jackson, and an economic development update on Vicksburg by Mayor George Flaggs Jr. are ... Read more

2 months ago by John Surratt.

Church of the Holy Trinity to host Mississippi Symphony Orchestra in candlelight concert

From his operas to his piano concertos and symphonies, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s music touches the many facets of emotion. His music has been described as ... Read more

2 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Groups coming together to help children ‘be what God has intended them to be’

Two faith-based programs are co-sponsoring a regional adopt-a-school and leadership training seminar with the Warren County Youth Court to encourage area churches, pastors and community ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

Church of the Holy Trinity to host program focused on ‘Reconciliation Windows’

The 4-foot 8-inch circular window sitting above three stained glass windows in the nave of Church of the Holy Trinity carries a sobering, unifying legend: ... Read more

3 months ago by John Surratt.

Gibson Memorial set to host annual living nativity

The birth of Christ comes alive Friday and Saturday when the congregation of Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church presents its living nativity from 6 to ... Read more

4 months ago by John Surratt.

Vicksburg Chamber Choir prepares for Tuesday performance

The Christmas story will be told in scripture, poem and song when the Vicksburg Chamber Choir presents “Service of Lessons & Carols” 7 p.m. Tuesday ... Read more

4 months ago by John Surratt.

River City Rescue Mission seeks help in preparing for Thanksgiving

For the past 11 years, Thanksgiving meals have been offered at the River City Rescue Mission. Meals have also been taken to those who are ... Read more

5 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

Angels and kettles: Salvation Army programs in full swing

The Salvation Army’s two major seasonal programs, the Angel Tree and the Red Kettle Drive are underway. “We are already in the (Vicksburg) mall; we ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

It’s time once again for Operation Christmas Child

For thousands of children around the world Christmas will arrive in a shoebox. Tiny gifts will be tucked inside, and for those receiving the presents, ... Read more

5 months ago by Terri Cowart Frazier.

First Baptist among churches in Mississippi marking Orphan Sunday

Sunday, the congregation of First Baptist Church Vicksburg will join church congregations across Mississippi and the rest of the U.S. to pray for children who ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

Hawkins UMC play to support Beautiful Deliverance, Eagle Lake UMC flood relief

Hawkins United Methodist Church’s dinner theater presents “A Visit From the Boss,” a play with a biblical message, Nov. 14, 15 and 16 at the ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

St. Aloysius again sponsors prayer labryinth

Warren County residents will have the opportunity to strengthen their spiritual relationship with Christ. The senior class at St. Aloysius High School is in the ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

Church of the Holy Trinity’s turkey dinner continues 115-year tradition

Plans are underway for Church of the Holy Trinity’s annual turkey dinner Nov. 21 at the church, 900 South St., continuing a 115-year-old tradition. The ... Read more

5 months ago by John Surratt.

Crawford Street UMC preparing for annual turkey dinner

Crawford Street United Methodist Church will continue a long-standing tradition Nov. 14, with its annual turkey dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the ... Read more

6 months ago by John Surratt.

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