Pastor’s anniversary

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 25, 2005

at Gates of Heaven

The Gates of Heaven COGIC anniversary committee and church, located at 112 Beech St., 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 and a son, and 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. Also, Gates of Heaven COGIC will be selling fish and chicken dinners at 11 a.m. on Saturday. 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.

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Dedication services at

Paul Branch Baptist

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

The speakers for the week beginning with Wednesday are the Rev. Greene of First Baptist Church, Hosier Road; Rev. Margaret Pitman, Miracle of Faith Worship Center; and Friday, the Rev. Clarence Myrick pastor of St. Mary Holiness Church and the 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. Sunday. Call 539-5333 for more information.

20th pastor’s anniversary

at Mt. Sinai

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.

Concert at

New Calvary Baptist

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.

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 27-29. Call 539-7026 for more information.

Youth 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 through Thursday with guest revivalists Sammie Logan and Evangelist Willie Riddick. Call 925-1900 or 729-3123 for more information.

Men’s Sing-A-Rama

The V.T. Chambers Men’s Fellowship will sponsor a Sing-A-Rama on at 7 p.m. Friday at Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St. Appearing on the program are the Second Chance Choir under the direction of Earlene Davis-Lee and the Samuel Chapel Male Chorus of Elizabeth City, N.C. For more information, contact the minister of Men’s Fellowship Thomas Turner at 673-8580 or program chairman, Ronnie Anderson at 638-0284. Also, Pleasant Union will observe the Paul and Lydia’s Missionary anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The guests will be First Baptist Church, Orlando and the pastor, the Rev. Henry Baker. For more information call Minister Sharon Jones at 934-3137 or the Rev. N.P. Chambers, assistant pastor, at 934-0191. The Rev. V.T. Chambers is the host pastor.

Yard sale and craft show

Liberty Spring Christian 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.

Concert at Suffolk Church of God

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.

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.

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.

Free dinner at Capernaum

Capernaum Seventh Day Adventist, 314 York St., as a Community Service Capernaum 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.