Concert at Suffolk Church of God

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 21, 2005

The Suffolk Church of God, 207 Kilby Ave., will sponsor Todd Day in concert at 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 28. Call 539-3555 or 934-2526 for more information.

Church anniversary at Mt. Ararat Christian

Mt. Ararat Christian Church, 1860 Airport Road, will celebrate its church anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Joseph J. Ferguson will be the guest minister. The male choir of Zion U.C.C. will render the music. Call 934-7718 or 539-6694 for more information.

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Pre-Women’s Day at St. Timothy Baptist

St. Timothy Baptist Church, 1613 E. Washington St., Suffolk, will have a Pre-Women’s Day Service at 7 p.m. Friday, May 27. The service will consist of eight women preaching on the &uot;Seven I AM’s&uot; from the Gospel of John. Call 934-1742 for more information.

Service at Grace Lutheran Church

At 9 a.m. Sunday, Grace Lutheran Church, 25280 New Market Road, Courtland, will have Sunday Worship and Holy Trinity Sunday with Holy Communion. The worship leader will be Janet Mcelfresh. Sunday School will begin at 10:30 a.m. and following Sunday School will be Adopt-a-Highway Day on New Market Road in conjunction with VDOT. Call 569-8953 for more information.

Dedication services at Paul Branch Baptist

Paul Branch Baptist Church, 1701 White Marsh Road, Suffolk, will have a series of dedication services on May 25-27 and on May 29 for the installed restrooms.

The speakers for the week beginning with Wednesday are the Rev. Greene of First Baptist Church, Hosier Road; the Rev. Margaret Pitman, Miracle of Faith Worship Center; and Friday, the Rev. Clarence Myrick pastor of St. Mary Holiness Church and Rev. C. D. Leaval pastor of Balm of Gilead Baptist Church. The service time is 7:30 p.m. each day and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. Call 539-5333 for more information.

Concert at New Calvary Baptist Church

New Calvary Baptist Church, 220 N. Sixth St., will sponsor the Hurdle Brothers in Concert at 4 p.m. on May 29. Call 539-1256 for more information.

Pastor’s anniversary at Gates of Heaven

Gates of Heaven COGIC anniversary committee and church will be celebrating their pastor’s 11th anniversary at 7:30 p.m. nightly from June 5-14. Pastor Superintendent Sylvester Silver Sr. will be honored along with the First Lady Missionary Linda L. Silver. They have five children, four girls, one son,

eight grandchildren, one daughter-in-law and two sons-in-law.

Also at 7:30 p.m. on June 3 the youth department of Gates of Heaven will have a service prefacing the pastor’s anniversary. Call 934-0455 or 539-3856 for more information.

Services at New Mt. Zion Holiness

At 10 a.m. Sunday, Sunday School begins at New Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 2113 Georgia Ave. Worship service starts at 11:30 a.m. Sunday is Missionary Day. The guest speaker will be Elder Leroy Malette. Also, at 3:30 p.m., Minister Fletcher Reid will be the guest speaker.

Women’s Conference at Solomon’s Temple

Today at Solomon’s Temple, 12749 Courthouse Highway, a women’s conference continues. From 8 a.m. to noon, using the theme: &uot;How to reap the Harvest,&uot; the workshop presenter is Evangelist Tracey Mallory of Christian Charities Deliverance Church of Ivor; Minister Lucy Robertson, First Gravel Hill Baptist Church of Smithfield, and First Lady Edith Shivers, Solomon’s Temple, Smithfield. The keynote speaker is the Rev Kim Neal, associate minister of Gethsemane Community Fellow-ship, Norfolk. Donations are requested. Also on Sunday at 3 p.m., Women’s Day will be celebrated. The theme is &uot;Celebrating the Harvest: It’s my time now.&uot; The special guest is Evangelist Gwendolyn Theus, associate pastor of Higher Dimensions Family Outreach Center, Suffolk.

Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church

Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church will be having Worship services at the Holland Community House on Sunday. Sunday school is at 10 a.m. and worship service at 11:30 a.m. Also at 3 p.m., a pre-anniversary service takes place. The special guests will be Pastor Willie Singletary and Shiloh Baptist Church of Boykins.

‘Testimony’ concert at First Baptist Church

First Baptist Church, 237 N. Main St., will be hosting &uot;Testimony&uot; in Concert at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Testimony is a group with deep roots in Gospel Music. Lane LeVan, Angela LeVan and Amanda DeVore are credited with having one of the &uot;tightest&uot; blends in gospel music today. Their desire to serve God through their individual testimonies and unmatched vocal styles has set them apart from the rest. The group enjoys glorifying God and hopes to bring about a change of life for all who are blessed to see and hear them minister. Clean vocals, powerful lyrics and pure harmonies are guaranteed.Call 539-4152 for more information.

New Mt. Joy usher board anniversary

The senior usher board of New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministries, 307 County St., will hold its annual anniversary service at 6 p.m. Sunday. The special guest will be Dr. Angela Corprew-Boyd. For more information call 925-1288 for more information.

Sunday School Union at Pentecostal Churches

The Pentecostal Churches of Christ Holiness Worldwide located at Rising St. James PHC, 201 N. Sixth St., will be hosting their Fifth Sunday Union Activities beginning Friday, May 27 through Sunday, May 29. Call 539-7026 for more information.

20th pastor’s anniversary at Mt. Sinai Baptist

Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, 6100 Holy Neck Road,will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Dr. Joseph H. Goode at 4 p.m. June 5. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Wendell M. Waller and his congregation of Christian Home Baptist Church of Windsor. Call 562-2857 for more information.

Block Party at East End Baptist Church

East End Baptist Church, 523 E. Washington St., will sponsor a Community Block Party from noon until 4 p.m. today with a rain date of May 28. There will be food, health screenings, clothes giveaway, USDA Grocery Giveaway, games, prizes, music and entertainment, cotton candy and more. Call the church office at 539-3324 for more information.

Poet breakfast at St. Timothy Baptist Church

St. Timothy Baptist Church, 1613 E. Washington St., will sponsor a Poet Breakfast for the Men’s Ministry at 9 a.m. today. There will be a $6 contribution. Call 934-1742 for more information.

Also on Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m. there will be a Pre-Women’s Day Celebration. Call 934-1742 for more information.

Rainbow Tea at New Calvary Baptist today

At New Calvary Baptist Church, 220 N. Sixth St., the Women’s Fellowship will sponsor a Rainbow Tea in the East Suffolk Community Center at 4 p.m. today. Pastor Ruby Turner and the Jones Singer of Newport News will render the music. There is a $15 donation for the event. Food will also be served. Call 934-2229 for more information. Also, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nathan Smith and the Community Worship choir will render a musical program. Call 539-1932 for more information.

Prayer Breakfast at Canaan Baptist Church today

The Missionary Ministry of Canaan Baptist Church will sponsor its annual Prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. today. The speaker for the event is Deaconess Sharon Burgess. There is a $6 donation. For more information call 538-1841.

Barbecue Supper at Whaleyville United today

From 4 to 7 p.m. today, Whaleyville United Methodist Church, 6312 Whaleyville Blvd., will be sponsoring a barbecue supper. There is a $6 donation and for eat in or take out. The ladies of the church are having a bake sale also. Call Holland Branton at 986-2513.

Sunday School Executive Board meeting today

The executive board meeting of the Nansemond -Isle of Wight Sunday School Union will be held today at 10 a.m. at the East Suffolk Community Center, 134 S. Sixth Street, Suffolk. All missionaries, assistants and officers are urgently requested to be present. Joyice Powell Jones is the chairperson. Willie F. Gary is president.

Youth Summit today at Pulaski Baptist Church

The Youth of Pulaski Baptist Church, Carrsville, will host its third annual Youth Summit today. Registration and refreshments begin at 10 a.m. followed by the worship service at 11 a.m. The speaker for the service will be Minister Domenick Epps of Tabernacle Christian Church.

Following lunch, there will be workshops for youths as well as adults. A talent showcase featuring youths from local communities and church will be the highlight of the event. This day of education, entertainment and fellowship will culminate in a skating and pizza party at the Isle of Wight/Franklin Skating Rink. There is no charge for the event. Call 934-2560 for more information.

Fish and chicken dinners at Gates of Heaven

Gates of Heaven COGIC, 112 Beech St., will be selling fish and chicken dinners at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 28. The dinners include string beans, potato salad and rolls and dessert. It will take place in the parking lot at Gates of Heaven. The cost is $5 per plate. Call 934-0324 for more information.

Youth Revival Explosion at Faith Community

Faith Community United Holy Church, 800 White Marsh Road, will hold a Youth Revival Explosion 2005 at 7:30 p.m. nightly from Tuesday, May 24-26 with guest revivalists Sammie Logan and Evangelist Willie Riddick. Call 925-1900 or 729-3123 for more information.

Women’s Day at Metropolitan Baptist

The Women of Metropolitan Baptist Church, 125 County St., is celebrating their annual Woman’s Day. At 9 a.m. today, the women will be having a fellowship breakfast in the educational department of the church. Shirley Wade will bring the message of &uot;Christian Women Facing the Future with Faith.&uot; The climax of Women’s Day at Metropolitan Baptist will end at 11 a.m. on Sunday with the Rev. Sherleen Branch as the guest minister delivering the message in reference to Christian Women Facing the Future with Faith.

Yard sale and craft show

Liberty Spring Baptist Church, 4213 Whaleyville Blvd., will hold a yard sale/craft show from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 4. Vendors should contact the church office at 986-4403 for application. There will also be a concession stand.

Women’s Day at Gethsemane Baptist

Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1656 Copeland Road, will be celebrating their Annual Women’s Day at 11 a.m. on Sunday. The Rev. Shirley Liverman, associate minister of East End Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker for the service. Also, Tonya Artist will be the guest soloist. Call 539-5894 for more information.

Tabernacle sponsors trip to T.D. Jakes Mega Fest

Tabernacle Christian Church, 1401 E. Washington St., is sponsoring a trip to the T. D. Jakes Mega Fest, in Atlanta, Ga. The cost is $295 per person. There are only 31 seats available. To reserve a seat, contact the church office at 539-7257. Also, beginning at 7:30 p.m. today, Sheril Henry of Virginia Beach is the guest revival speaker.

Elder Americans Day at Saint Mark’s Episcopal

On Sunday, Saint Mark’s Episcopal, 142 Tynes St., will celebrate Elder Americans Day during morning worship at 10 a.m. Call 539-8093 for more information.

Free dinner at Capernaum

Capernaum Seventh Day Adventist, 314 York St., will prepare a free dinner every Wednesday night beginning from 4:30 to 6 p.m. On Friday’s, there will be fresh fruit, vegetables and canned goods. Clothes are available on Sundays. Call 934-9814 for more information.

Chosen MInisters sponsor city-to-city conference

Sista Chosen Ministries will host a city-to-city women’s conference entitled &uot;We Will Survive 2005&uot; and a play entitled, &uot;Brotha Chosen.&uot; The cities included in this tour will be Richmond, June 7-10; Norfolk, Sept. 7-10; and the Outer Banks, Dec. 7-10. All events take place Wednesday through Saturday. The conference speakers are Prophetess Freda Y. Cross, El Bethel and Rose of Sharon Worship Centers, Prophetess Tammy Alexander, Dominion and Glory Ministries, of Richmond, Evangelist Kymberly D. Johnson, New Macedonia Baptist Church of Riverdale, Ga., and Evangela Watford, Suffolk.

There will be a choir chosen per city.

Sista Chosen is looking for men and women interested in acting, 18 years and older, who will be free to travel.

Call 724-2230, 434-658-4261 or 434-246-5511 ext. 3248, or visit for more information.