by scouts and community groups Ineva May-Pittman Park • Jackson, Miss. • April 21 By Jackie Hampton Publisher Words of thanks from the homeless, needy and those that proclaimed they were just temporarily down on their luck were expressed Saturday morning at the Ineva May-Pitman Park, formally known as Poindexter Park. Individuals were grateful for […]
By Jackie Hampton Publisher College Hill Baptist Church had its humble beginning under an oak tree in 1907 and on April 8 the church family celebrated its 111th year church anniversary, the last church anniversary service to be held in the current edifice. Father and son church members Ricky and Demosthenes Jones, athletes who were […]
By Jackie Hampton Publisher The College Hill Baptist Church family recently celebrated its first ordination of deacons since Pastor Michael T. Williams became the spiritual leader of the century-old church located at 1600 Florence Ave. in Jackson. On Nov. 20, at 4 p.m., the College Hill sanctuary was filled to capacity with family members, friends […]
By Daphne M. Higgins Religion Editor On Oct. 10, 2010, the congregation of College Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson, officially welcomed its 14th pastor to the church’s pulpit. Rev. Michael Titus Williams, an experienced preacher, teacher and leader delivered his first sermon to the congregants and they agreed his words from the Lord were […]
By Jackie Hampton Publisher Kimberly Campbell, Mississippi State Director of AARP, addressed the College Hill family at its annual mission day Aug. 28, in the church sanctuary at 4 p.m. It was during this service that the mission sisters were rededicated to their mission work. After being introduced by College Hill member Debra McGee, Campbell […]
By Daphne M. Higgins Religion Editor Scripture shares that service is the task with which God charged all Christians. The police chief for the city of Jackson, Lee Vance, expressed that service has been ingrained in him and this act is what he expects his department to offer to all of the residents of Jackson. […]
By Jackie Hampton Publisher “Honoring the Legacy: In Pursuit of Excellence” was the theme of the College Hill Baptist Church Heritage Banquet held Feb. 27, in the church’s Family Life Center. The banquet supported the Sam Bailey Ordinary Man Scholarship, which is awarded each year to a College Hill graduating senior. Jonathan Coleman gave a […]
Pastor Michael T. Williams, seated center, welcomed the media along with leaders of the various Ministries of the church.