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Mississippi Baptist Historical Commission: 2017 Workshops

2017 Workshops

We will be hosting three workshops for churches celebrating anniversaries in 2017-2019 at the beginning of 2017.

There is no cost for churches to attend these workshops!

Some of the topics discussed at the workshops will be:

* Hints and suggestions about writing a sketch or comprehensive history of the church,
* Churches that have developed and directed successful Anniversary celebrations,
* Information about budgeting for either a basic, intermediate, or comprehensive celebration, and
* Hints about other aspects of a successful celebraion.

For more information please contact Heather Moore at 601-925-3434 or

February 4- Marion, MS

The workshop will be at the Lauderdale Co. Baptist Association office. 

Speakers will include:

- Hickory Baptist Church, Newton Co.
They celebrated their 150th anniversary in 2015.  

- First Baptist Church, Marion, Lauderdale Co.
They celebrated their 150th anniversary in 2016.  

February 18- Calhoun City, MS

The workshop will be at the Calhoun Co. Baptist Association office.
203 Byars Ave.
Calhoun City, MS 38916

Speakers will include:

- Hardy Baptist Church, Grenada Co.
They celebrated their 175th celebration in 2015.  They are also in the process of writing a church history.


March 11- Hazelhurst, MS

The workshop will be at the Copiah County Baptist Assocation office.

Speakers will include:

- Macedonia Baptist Church, Simpson Co.
They celebrated their 175th anniversary in 2016.