Prayer response

July 14, 2016 in News, Religion

Mission Mississippi organizes pray-in after shootings By Stephanie R. Jones Contributing Writer Churches across the state were asked to set aside consecrated prayer time Tuesday in the wake of major […]

Praying for state leaders

April 7, 2016 in News, Religion

Mission Mississippi event tackles race relations By Shanderia K. Posey Editor Lots of prayers went up for state leaders Tuesday during Mission Mississippi’s second annual Governor’s Leadership Prayer Luncheon and […]

Pastors unite for conversation on racial unity

November 5, 2015 in News, Religion

By Ayesha K. Mustafaa Editor Over 22 pastors from across the U.S. converged on Jackson, and participated in an open panel discussion “summit” called on by Mission Mississippi and its […]

Mission Mississippi to host half day event focused on race relations

November 2, 2015 in News

Pastors from across America will discuss solutions to racial tensions Jackson, Miss.- November 2, 2015 – Dr. Ronnie Floyd and Dr. Jerry Young and twenty pastors from across America are […]

Proud to be Mississippian, Evers-Williams says

February 4, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Myrlie Evers-Williams says people praised her poise after her husband, Mississippi NAACP field secretary Medgar Evers, was assassinated 50 years ago in the state. But she says she struggled with wanting revenge.

Evers-Williams, 79, said at a prayer luncheon Thursday in Jackson that her faith helped her find peace, and her daughter once reminded her that Medgar Evers had taught people not to hate.

Now, Evers-Williams said: “I am proud to be a Mississippian. And I dare anyone to challenge me on that point.”

Bryant salutes work of racial reconciliation group

January 30, 2012 in Central Mississippi News, News, Religion, Statewide News, Top Stories

By JEFF AMY Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) _ Gov. Phil Bryant said he plans to continue activity with a Christian group promoting racial reconciliation. Mission Mississippi honored Bryant Friday, […]