First Lady honored at Saint Paul PHC

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 20, 2005

Saint Paul P.H.C of Zuni will be honoring their First Lady mother Eudia Gay at 3 p.m. today. Also, dinner will be served. Due to inclement weather, the church was did not hold its ending celebration for the pastor’s anniversary in January. The service has been rescheduled for noon on Sunday, April 3. The speaker will be Vice Bishop Shelton Parker of St. James Miracle Temple of Newport News. Dinner will also follow this service.

Services at New Mt. Zion

At 10 a.m. today, New Mt. Zion Holiness, Georgia Ave., will have Sunday School. Worship service begins at 11:30 a.m. This Sunday is Pastoral Day. Bishop Everlena Riddick, the pastor, will be speaking. At 7:30 p.m. March 25, which is Good Friday, a special service takes place with Evangelist Carolyn Hodges as the speaker.

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Virginia Carolina Temple FWC

The Virginia Carolina Temple FWC Mother’s Board will sponsor a special service at 2:30 p.m. today. The speaker is Minister Diane Jones of Portsmouth. Also, the Virginia Carolina Temple FWC Missionary Board will sponsor 100 Women in Red at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 27. The theme is: &uot;Will the True Women of God Stand Up.&uot; The guest speaker will be District Missionary Dr. Rosa L. Williams Gates of Heaven COGIC. Elder Archie Timmons Jr. is the host pastor.

Greater Sweet Beulah celebrating anniversary

At 3 p.m. today, Pastor Vaurice Chambers and Pleasant Union Baptist Church will be the guests for the 43rd anniversary of Bishop Madison G. Copeland, pastor of Greater Sweet Beulah, located on Maple Street in Suffolk.

&uot;God’s Seven Ups&uot; at Macedonia

At 3 p.m. today, the Annie Vann Ricks Missionary Society of Macedonia AME, 127 Pine St., presents &uot;God’s Seven Ups to Enhance Your Relationship with Christ. Grow Up, Wake Up, Stand Up, Pray Up, Lift Him Up, Step Up, and be Caught Up. Speakers for the occasion include the Rev. A. Hope Sanderlin of Rock Church, Virginia Beach; Elder Marleena A. Debrough, Prentis Park SDA Church, Portsmouth; Evangelist Antionette (Lady) Short, Believer’s House World Wide Ministries, Norfolk; Deacon Floydie A. Jennings, New Hope UCC Church, Norfolk; Deborah Jenkins, Calvary Revival Center, Norfolk; Matilda West Watson, St. James AME, Norfolk, and Charlene Williams-Lewis, Macedonia. The Rev. Charles L. Harvin Sr. is the host pastor.

Daffodil Sunday at Oakland Christian

Oakland Christian Church, 5641 Godwin Blvd., will participate in the American Cancer Society’s Daffodil Sunday at 8:45 and 11 a.m. today. The altar will be adorned with daffodils and pots of miniature daffodils. The daffodil is the American Cancer Society’s flower of hope. The daffodils will be dedicated to all those who have been affected by cancer. For more information call the church at 255-4353.

At 7:30 p.m. March 24, Maundy Thursday, Holy Communion will be offered at Oakland Christian. Easter pie orders may be picked up between 3 and 7 p.m. At noon March 25, Good Friday, a service will be held at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church at 220 Kings Highway. Easter pie orders may be picked up between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. On Easter Sunday at 6:30 a.m., a sunrise service takes place on the grounds of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 828 Kings Highway. Immediately following the service, there will be time for fellowship and refreshments in the Parish Hall. At 8:45 a.m., Oakland worship service begins with the Flowering of the Cross. 11 a.m. there will be a Worship service at Oakland Christian. For more information call 255-4353.

Gospel Star Awards at Sixth Street Baptist

The Pastoral Concern Ministry will present &uot;The Gospel Star Awards&uot; at 4 p.m. today featuring such stars as: Yolanda Adams, Rizen and John P. Kee and others.

Impact Suffolk

The city-wide prayer meeting sponsored by Impact Suffolk will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 23 at Balm of Gilead Baptist Church, 3731 Whitemarsh Road. There will be a pot luck lunch at noon. The prayer meeting normally takes place on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Call Rev. Russell Leonard at 255-4720 or Dot Dalton at 255-2134 for details.

Deacon and Deaconess anniversary at Shiloh

Shiloh Baptist Church will celebrate the Deacon and Deaconess Anniversary at 3 p.m. today with guest Pastor John Davis and the Sandy Mount Baptist Church.

New Calvary Baptist Church

At 11 a.m. today, the Rev. Terry B. Norman will be the guest speaker at New Calvary, located at 220 N. Sixth Street.

God’s Anointed Touch Ministries

God’s Anointed Touch Ministries is having an Easter Extravaganza. The event will take place between 3 and 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 26 at the Windsor School of Dance. Call 242-9280 for more information. Also, God’s Anointed Touch Ministries and Hunter’s Production is having a Gospel Singing. The doors open at 4 p.m. and the program begins at 5 p.m. The church is located in the Windsor School of Dance. The best-dressed couple will receive a prize. Admission is $7. Call Ernest Hunter at 242-9280 for more information.

Daniels to be installed as trustee Oak Grove

Morris Daniels, a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, will be installed as a trustee at 11 a.m. today. Dr. R. E. Rodgers, pastor of Pulaski Baptist Church, Carrsville, will be the guest minister. Daniels is the assistant superintendent of the Church School and also serves on the Male Usher Board.

Salted Herring Breakfast at Sixth Street

Sixth Street Baptist will sponsor a Salted Herring Breakfast with potato and apple jacks from 7 a.m. until noon today.

By the Way Ministry of Deliverance

By the Way Ministry of Deliverance will have Sunday School at 10 a.m. today and worship service at 11:30 a.m. The yock sale for today has been cancelled.

Sing-A-Rama at Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church

At 6 p.m. today, the Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church , 635 Brook Ave, Suffolk under the leadership of Pastor John E. Jones will have a sing-a-rama. Pamela Skinner is the chairperson of the event. The public is welcome to attend. Call 934-1047 or 465-0350 for more information.

Faith Community United Holy Church

Faith Community United will sponsor their 2nd annual Community Conference. There will be an Easter Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. Sunday, March 27. The breakfast will be served after service. Call 538-0155 for more information.

M. P. Mitchell Usher Ministry

The M. P. Mitchell Usher Ministry will be selling chicken, pork or combo Yock from 10 a.m. until it’s all gone today at 1306 Sierra Drive, Suffolk. To place an order, call 539-4215.

Tucker Swamp Baptist Church

Tucker Swamp Baptist Church invites the community to join them today and today at 7 p.m. for the Easter praise and worship experience as &uot;One Hand to Rise…His Passion Our Promise&uot; is presented. A reception will be held in the Family Life Center following Sunday’s presentation. Nursery care will be available for infants through age 3. For more information call the church at 242-6553. The church is located at 37527 Seacock Chapel Road in Zuni.

Passion Week services Missouri Baptist

The Fellowship Ministries of Missouri Baptist Church presents their annual Passion Week Services. Passion Week Service will be observed March 22 thru March 24. Each service will begin at 7 p.m. nightly at the church, located at 2020 Lake Cohoon Road, Suffolk.

Word for Living Ministries

At 11:30 a.m. today, the morning worship speaker will be Minister Martha Parker. On Easter Morning March 27, the speaker will be Bishop Fred Scott. Beginning April 1-30, Word for Living begins its annual Spring Crusade with guest speakers Dr. Charles Harvin Sr., Macedonia AME, April 6-8; Rev. Nathaniel Scates, Gethsemane Baptist, April 20-22; Rev. Larry Parker, Piney Grove Baptist, April 27-29; Apostle Debra Copland of Suffolk, Deacon William Johnson of Zuni and many more. For more information call 639-7896. Also, at 7 p.m. on April 23 there will be a WFL Youth Ball. For information and tickets call 305-5050.

Missionary Anniversary at Greater St. Stephen

Greater St. Stephen will have a Missionary Anniversary at 4 p.m. today at Zion Hill Church. Evangelist Joan Wyche from Waverly is the speaker. Call Lessie White at 252-357-1639.

Greater First Baptist Church Orlando

The Church School Department of Greater First Baptist Church Orlando is holding an afternoon Sunday School Session at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 20. The guest teachers include Rev. Robert Wilkins and Missionary Ruth Edwards, both of Suffolk. The lesson for the day is &uot;We Are Justified by Faith&uot; (Romans 5:1-11, 18-21). Classes available for all age groups.

Members of the Greater First Baptist Church Orlando are hosting a Spaghetti Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. today, in the church’s fellowship hall. Roaming musicians will enhance the dining experience. Eat-in or take-out. The donation is $6 per person. Call 538-9035 for additional information or to reserve a dinner.

Passion Cantata at Oakland Christian

Oakland Christian Church, 5641 Godwin Blvd., will present a special Passion Cantata at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 20. This year’s program, entitled &uot;Once Upon a Tree,&uot; will feature Oakland’s Chancel Choir and Messengers of Faith Youth Choir. For more information, call 255-4353.

Worship musical at First Baptist

The Praise and Worship Ministry of First Baptist Church, 237 N. Main St., will be presenting the worship musical, &uot;My Utmost for His Highest,&uot; which is based on the writings of Oswald Chambers, at 7 p.m. March 20-21. Attendance is free. Call 539-4152 for more information.

Yock Sale at Antioch UCC

The Pastor’s Aid and Ladies Usher Board of Antioch UCC are sponsoring a yock sale (chicken, port, and beef) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the next two Saturdays – March 19 and 26. The cost is $5 per box. For more information, call 539-0143 or 539-2470.

Youth Ministry selling spaghetti dinners

The Pentecostal Youth Ministries will be selling spaghetti dinners for a donation of $6 per plate from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 19, at Rising St. James PHC, 201 N. Sixth St. Dinner includes spaghetti with breadsticks, tossed salad and cake. For more information, call 539-7026.

Trip sponsored to COGIC convention

New Suffolk District is sponsoring a trip to the 55th Annual Women’s International Convention of the Church of God In Christ (COGIC) in Atlanta, Ga. May 30 through June 3. For more information call 934-1103.

God’s Anointed Touch Ministries

The youth department of God’s Anointed Touch Ministries is sponsoring an Easter Extravaganza at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 26 at the Windsor School of Dance. This event is open to the community. Food, games, fun and more are available. Also, God’s Anointed Touch Ministries and Hunter’s Production is sponsoring a Gospel Singing at 5 p.m. Easter Sunday, March 27, located at the Windsor School of Dance. The doors open at 4 p.m. and the cost of tickets is $7. The program features the Gospel Harmoneers of Ivor, King Sisters of Hopewell, Gospel Harmoneers of Branchville, Emcee Leroy Butler, Gospel Sensations of Portsmouth, and Pearly Gates of Suffolk. Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed couple. For more information call Ernest Hunter at 242-9280 or 371-3519.

Carlson Trio appearing at Wilroy Baptist

Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, will have Good Friday Communion Service at 7 p.m.

March 25. An Easter Sunrise Service, followed by breakfast, will be held at 7 a.m. March 27. A musical will begin at 11 a.m.

Tucker Swamp sponsors babysitter class

Tucker Swamp Baptist Church is sponsoring the American Red Cross Babysitter Class (for ages 11 o 15) Saturday, April 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $40 with lunch and snacks provided. The class includes a Certificate and backpack with babysitting supplies. Register before March 27 by calling Nancy Moore, director of health ministries at 242-6553. The church is located at 37527 Seacock Chapel Road, Zuni. For more information call 242-6553.

Scholarships available

The scholarship committee of the Suffolk Christian Church is seeking applications for three scholarships given annually to current Elon students and high school seniors accepted for study at Elon University. Applications should be mailed to the Scholarship Committee, Suffolk Christian Church, 216 North Main St., Suffolk, Va. 23434-4421. The deadline for the applications is April 15, 2005.

Oxford United Methodist new outreach program

Oxford United Methodist Church, 601 W. Washington St., has initiated a new outreach program for children in the intermediate area of the church. The &uot;Covenant Club&uot; for boys and girls from ages 6-13 will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on the third Saturday of each month.

The club features music, stories, games, art and snacks. Each child must have a signed permission slip by parent or guardian before attending. To receive a permission slip, call the church office at 539-8253 between 9 a.m. and noon Monday through Friday.

Praise Dance Concert

The Saint Paul Baptist male usher ministry will be sponsoring their 2nd Annual Praise Dance Concert. It will be held at the King’s Fork Middle School gymnasium at 4 p.m. April 2. Contact Mr. James Chamblee at 934-2961 or 404-0199 for more information.

Bethlehem Christian sponsors singles ministry

Bethlehem Christian Church, 1549 Holland Road, invites adult singles, the divorced and widowed to visit their new adult singles class. Meet new friends while enjoying the in-depth Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. on Sundays. For more information, call 539-4274.

Solomon’s Temple holds weekly altar prayer

Solomon’s Temple, 12749 Courthouse Highway, will hold altar prayer every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., and 7 p.m. for CID Session (Christian Instruction to Discipleship Session). Sunday morning service begins at 9:30 p.m. for Sunday school review, and morning worship begins at 10 a.m. The host pastor is the Rev. K.D. Shivers.

Antioch UCC holds Noon Day Prayer

From noon to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Antioch UCC, 900 Hull St., Suffolk, will have Noon Day Prayer. Call Helen Boone at 539-8923 or Bernice Cherry at 934-3934. Transportation is available.

Forever Free Outreach Ministry reopens

The Forever Free Outreach Ministry has reopened. Services take place every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at Gates of Heaven COGIC, 112 Beech St., Suffolk. The program is designed to help people who battle addictions. For more information, call 923-0692. Elder Sylvester Silver Sr. is the host pastor.

Healing and deliverance service planned

A healing and deliverance service will be held each fourth Sunday at El Bethel, 4324 Holland Road, Suffolk. Bishop R. H. Cross Jr. and Prophetess Freda Cross will conduct the services. For information call 923-3511. Bishop Richard Cross and Prophetess Freda Cross are the pastors.

Liberty Springs sponsors senior citizen’s group

Liberty Springs Church, 4213 Whaleyville Blvd. in Suffolk, will host a senior citizen’s group the first Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m. Lunch will be catered. The cost is $6 per person and a special program will be provided.

Mill Neck Missionary Baptist on the radio

Mill Neck Missionary Baptist Church, 123 Mill Neck Road, Como, N.C., broadcasts its `Salvation through Jesus Christ’ radio program twice a week on WBXB Love 100.1 FM radio station at 5:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday.