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Church Hosts Blood Drive For Coast Girl

First Missionary Baptist Church in Bay St. Louis hosts a blood drive for a two-year-old coast girl named Amora Swanier. Swanier was diagnosed with Acute Leukemia back in May. She has been overcoming battles since birth from being born prematurely…

Looking for a Christmas service close by? Check this list

Many churches will have Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services to celebrate the holiday. WXXV has compiled a list of services from church websites that announced their holiday schedules. This is not a comprehensive list. Christmas services schedule St. Thomas…

Local church set to hold Christmas Eve service

One holiday tradition COVID-19 has really shaken up is Christmas Eve church services. While in-person church services have never been shut down by Mississippi’s governor, dozens of churches opted to hold services virtually as a precaution. Gulfport’s…

Coast churches offering online services for Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday will be a little different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however churches in South Mississippi are still finding ways for you to safely attend a service. Different ministries and churches are following the social distancing rules…

New Light Missionary Baptist celebrates 148 years

A Vancleave church is remembering and rejoicing on the past 148 years. New Light Missionary Baptist Church is happy to be celebrating so many years in Vancleave. They celebrated by fellowshipping over lunch. All members of New Light think of…

Local churches boost security after shootings

In the wake of a church shooting in Tennessee, some local churches are stepping up security measures. Installing surveillance cameras, creating an emergency plan, and adding security personnel are some of the ways churches on the Coast are boosting up…

Storms Lift Church From Foundation

A church in Mississippi was lifted of its foundation by a powerful storm that moved across the state Monday afternoon. These pictures show the damage to Sweetwater United Methodist Church in Wesson. Emergency officials spent the afternoon checking on the…

A Festival of Psalms

News 25's Toni Miles interviews Reverend Will Shurley about the Festival of Psalms Saturday and Sunday August 20th & 21st at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Gulfport.

Teen Challenge Discipleship Program

Pastor Eddie Young tells News 25 about the breaking free from addiction Teen Challenge. Targeting teenagers and up to help them addresses their addictions on Sunday August 7th, 11 am at the Gulf Coast Free Will Baptist Church, in Gulfport.…

Annual Back To School Book Bag Giveaway

News 25's Toni Miles interviews Kevin L. Payton about the Annual Back To School Book Bag Giveaway being held at New Birth Full Gospel Baptist Church Saturday August 6th 10 am to 2 pm.     [mappress mapid="3227"]

Teen Challenge

News 25's Toni Miles interviews Pastor Eddie Young about the breaking free from addiction Teen Challenge. Targeting teenagers and up to help them addresses their addictions on Sunday August 7th, 11 am at the Gulf Coast Free Will Baptist Church,…

Tranzparent Worship Conference

News 25's Toni Miles interviews Derrick Bridges about the Tranzparent Worship Conference July 28-30 2016 at the Mercy Seat M.B. Church in Gulfport.

A Hardened Biker Switches Gears

An ex-convict former biker gang member and heroin addict shared his journey to finding a new purpose in life with "Bond United Methodist Church" in Wiggins Sunday. By age fifteen New Orleans native, Billy Rivers was a full blown heroin…

Vacation Bible Schools For Children

News 25's Katarina Luketich interviews Jenn Simmons and Anna Kate Shurley about Vacation Bible Schools for children, free summer programs.       Gulfport-area churches begin scheduling summer Vacation Bible Schools --Churches across city sponsor traditional summer camps for children,…

Stepping Out On Faith

New Jersalem Baptist Church received an outcry of support after losing nearly everything in a building fire. Songs of praise filled the good deeds community center Sunday afternoon as dozens gathered for a benefit concert. The concert allowed the opportunity…

Guns In Church Bill Is Now Law in Mississippi

A bill to allow some members of church congregations to carry guns inside is now law. Governor Phil Bryant signed the legislation this morning, allowing places of worship to designate members to undergo firearms training and carry guns to protect…