Briefly

Saturday, August 16, 2008

First Baptist Church in Cape holds Bible study

First Baptist Church holds Bible study Thursdays at the church at Lexington Avenue and Cape Rock Drive.

Calvary UPC in Jackson welcomes guest speaker

Richard M. Davis, editor of Word Aflame Publications, Hazelwood Mo., will be the guest speaker Sunday at the Calvary United Pentecostal Church in Jackson. Sunday service times are 10:25 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The church is at 581 Broadridge Drive between the Jackson Middle School and the West Lane Elementary School. For more information, visit the church website at www.calvaryupcjacksonmo.com.

Red Star Baptist Church holds open mic night

Christian open mic night will be at 6 p.m. today, with snacks to follow at Red Star Baptist Church. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, followed by worship at 10:40 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday Bible school starts at 2 p.m.; Wednesday night prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m.

New Life Gospel Center celebrates anniversary

The New Life Gospel Center, 401 Oak St. in Scott City, will celebrate its 48th anniversary at 7 p.m. Friday. Bill Carter of Jonesboro, Ill., will be the speaker. Everyone is invited.

Rev. Jay White called to North Carolina church

The Rev. Jay White of Abbey Road Christian Church has accepted a call to a church in Greenville, N.C. His last Sunday at Abbey Road will be Aug. 24. A search committee has been formed to find a pastor to replace White.

Usama Dakdok to speak Aug. 24 in Jackson

Usama Dakdok will present "Mohammed or Christ -- Who is Greater?" at 9:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 24 at First Baptist Church, 212 S. High St. in Jackson. Dakdok was born and raised near Alexandria, Egypt. His father is a Christian pastor who is still active in his hometown in Egypt. Dakdok came to the United States in 1992. He is a graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a bachelor's degree in Christian education and a master's degree in missions. He founded The Straight Way of Grace Ministry in 2004. He has spoken at churches and given seminars in the southeastern United States about Islam. For information about Dakdok, visit www.thestraightway.org.

Young Life Reunion to be held Aug. 30 in Cape

Young Life Ministry will celebrate its 25th anniversary in Southeast Missouri with a day of activities Aug. 30. Director Rick Rivera said many of the young people who participated in the youth ministry over the past 25 years will come to the reunion, and he extends an invitation to anyone who wants to join them. Activities include a catered lunch at noon that day at Cape County Park followed by a 3:30 p.m. tour of Central High School for those who graduated before the school was built. A Young Life club meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. at LaCroix Methodist Church. For information, call Young Life at 335-8300.

-- From staff reports

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