If ye then be risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ sitteth on the right hand of God. Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
The Richmond/ Madison County Branch of the NAACP meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 302 Francis St., Richmond.
St. Paul fish fry Saturday
The St. Paul AME Church, 437 Francis St., Richmond, be serving fried fish and chili dogs and conduct a silent auction Saturday, Feb. 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dinners will include entree and your choice of two sides. Fish dinners, $7; chili dog dinners (two chili dogs) $6. For pre-orders or for delivery call the church at 625-0041. www.saintpaulrichmond.com
Bybee Valentine banquet
Bybee United Methodist Church of Waco is hosting a Valentine’s banquet 6 p.m. Saturday (today). Tickets are $7 each and will include a catered buffet dinner. The speaker will be the Rev. Tim Jones of Flatwoods Christian Church. For details or reservations, call pastor Robert Stroup, 369-1306.
Pastor anniversary Feb. 17
Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the eighth anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Floyd T. Ballew, on Sunday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. Special guests will be the Rev. William Hale and congregation of St. Paul AME Church.
TRT eight anniversary
The Tabernacle & Refuge and Transformation will celebrate pastor Brenda Douglas’ eighth anniversary, 4 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, at 232 East Main St. Special guest will be pastor Floyd Ballew and the Mt. Nebo Church family. Everyone is invited.
Super Sunday college fair
The Super Sunday College Fair will begin at 11 a.m., Feb. 24, at the First Baptist Church, 300 Francis St., Richmond. You can earn a college degree and obtain a good-paying career. Learn how at the Somerset College Community College Super Sunday college fair. College representatives will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about applying, college programs and financial aid — everything you need to know to get started. Light refreshments will be served. For more details, call Karen Wright, (606) 451-6703.