RELIGION BRIEFS: Choir reunion extravaganza at Mt. Vernon-Westwood | 8/16/2012, 12:25 p.m.

The Rev. Dr. James L. Netters, is the host pastor, along with the co-pastor, the Rev. Melvin D. Watkins. Mance Aytchan is the minister of music.

For more information, call the church office at 901-785-1612; or email

Millington's Mt. Sinai MBC to host revival

Holy Ghost Revival Weekend will be observed Aug. 24-26 at Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church at 4097 Lucy Rd. in Millington.

The guest speaker will be Dr. Chima Nnorom, associate minister of Zion Hill Christian Fellowship Church in New Iberia, La. The themes he will explore include these questions: What did Jesus Christ say about the Holy Spirit? Is He real today?

The services on Aug. 24-25 begin at 6:30 p.m., with Sunday, Aug. 26 service to begin at 11:15 a.m.

The host pastor is Elder Joe Johnson. For more information call 901-872-0711.

BRIEFLY: Greater Middle Baptist Church presents the Male Chorus Anniversary Concert on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. in the church at 4982 Knight Arnold Road (Knight Arnold and Clearbrook). It will be the 35th anniversary of the Male Chorus and the evening's program will feature a broad range of music from standards to contemporary gospel. The artistic director is Savoyd Beard, who has played in the White House Band for several presidents, with world renowned musicians and with many churches in the region. He has also released CDs entitled "Back to My Roots" and "Jazz to Jesus."

BRIEFLY: Pastor Elliot R. Shelton Sr. and the Promise Land Church will celebrate 102 years of service on Sunday (Aug. 19) at 10 a.m. Promise Land Church is located at 3430 Overton Crossing.

BRIEFLY: Success-N-Life Ministries – and Apostle Cedric Canada and Lady Janise Canada – will host the "One Day Conference" beginning at 10 a.m. Aug. 26 at the Wingate Hotel, 2270 N. Germantown Parkway in Cordova. The special guest evangelist is Darrian Hill.

BRIEFLY: "Rock for Love 6," the sixth-annual Church Health Center benefit concert, is set for Sept. 6-9 at the Hi-Tone, Overton Square and the Levitt Shell. Bands set to perform include Booker T. Jones, Larry Raspberry and the High Steppers, with members of the original Gentry's, Star & Micey and more. For more information, visit