Missionary Baptist State Convention set for next week in Jackson

The Mississippi Link Newswire

Cross_and_People_worshippingThe General Missionary Baptist State Convention of Mississippi, Inc. will host its Annual Session July 18-22, at the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Jackson.

Baptist churches from across the state will convene to learn, fellowship and take care of convention business during this time.

Events will take place at Thalia Mara Hall and the Jackson Convention Complex.

Activities include the Women’s Auxiliary Fashion Share at 1 p.m. July 18, at Cade Chapel M.B. Church. Tickets are $30 per person. Transportation will be provided from the Marriott to Cade Chapel M.B. Church.

The welcome program and musical are set for 6 p.m. July 18, at Thalia Mara Hall. National gospel recording artist Kathy Taylor will perform along with the 300-member youth choir and the State Baptist adult choir.

A special legislative update will take place July 19.

The Rev. Donaldson Jones of Alabama will be the guest speaker for the annual J. H. Jackson and David Matthews Night July 20.

The Young Peoples Division will host national gospel recording artists JeKalyn Carr and Alexis Spight for a concert at 7 p.m. July 20.

The Rev. Isiac Jackson, state president, will give his annual address July 21.

Lots of vendors will be present throughout the week.

AIDS Healthcare Foundation will conduct free HIV tests during the convention.

Attendees will hear from representatives from the NAACP, AARP and Coalition for A Prosperous Mississippi.

Christian education and Red Cross classes, seminars and auxiliary meetings will also be held.

For more information, call (601) 955-1132 or visit www.gmbsc.org.

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