Pre-Father’s Day Breakfast at Gethsemane

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, June 7, 2005

Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1656 Copeland Road, will have a pre-Father’s Day Breakfast from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 11 at the church. The speaker will be the Rev. Ronnie Northam with special guests, which will include the Mime Ministry of Deacon Aaron Lawrence, St. Mark Missionary Church of Ports-mouth. There is a $5 donation for the breakfast. Call 539-7096 for more information.

Yard, bake sale at Saint Mary’s Church of God

Saint Mary’s Church of God in Christ, 3637 Nansemond Pkwy., will be having a yard sale, bake sale and car wash at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 11. Also at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 12, First Lady’s Day takes place. The Rev. Felicia Godwin will be the speaker for the event. Call 538-0155 for more information.

Email newsletter signup

Women’s Day at New Calvary Baptist Church

New Calvary Baptist Church, 220 N. Sixth St., will observe its annual Women’s Day with guest speaker Minister Patricia Norman at 11 a.m. Sunday. Call 539-1256 for more information.

Graduation today at W. P. Wiggins Bible Institute

The members of the graduating class of the W.P. Wiggins Bible Institute will graduate at 1 p.m. today at New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministries, 307 County St. Call 539-2931 for more information.

Community Day dinner at Faith Community Church

Faith Community United Holy Church, 800 White Marsh Road, will celebrate a Community Day Dinner today. There are a variety of dinners for sale for $7 per dinner. All dinners will include two sides, roll, cake and soda. The choice of dinners are barbecue, fried fish and fried chicken with a choice of side items macaroni and cheese, string beans, coleslaw and potato salad. There is free delivery for 10 or more orders going to the same address. For five or more orders, call in advance. Call 925-1900.

Oasis Ministries

The Oasis Ministries, 6024 Godwin Blvd., Apt. B, will have Bible Study at 8 p.m. Thursday. Call 675-1405 for more information.

Deacons, anniversary at New First Baptist

At New First Baptist Church, 1105 Hosier Road, the Deacons, Deaconess, and Trustees will observe their anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. H. Murrill and the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church will be the special guests. Call 934-8218 for more information.

Prayer breakfast New St. Mount Holiness Church

New St. Mount Holiness Church, Franklin, will sponsor a prayer breakfast and worship from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 11 with Elder Bernard Mann of Potter’s House Christian Church. There will be a donation of at least $5 requested. Registration time is between 8 and 9 a.m. Call 228-6646, 654-6364 or 654-0214 for more information.

Pastor’s anniversary at King’s Grove Church

King’s Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church, 6300 Old Myrtle Road, will celebrate their pastor’s 34th anniversary as Pastor at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Balm of Gilead Missionary Baptist Church and family and pastor, the Rev. Charles Levell, will render the service. Call 986-4167 for more information.

Car wash, show at Cornerstone Missionary

Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church Youth will be having a car wash, car show yard and bake sale from 8 a.m. until today at the Advance Auto on Holland Road. Call 934-0276, 934-8667, or 652-3459 for more information.

Gospel Festival at Gethsemane Baptist

Gethsemane Baptist Church Male Chorus Gospel Festival and Cookout from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at the Faulk Family Affair, 3266 Jackson Road. The featured guest will be the Just Singers of Suffolk and several gospel singing groups will be praising God through songs. It’s $6 for children under 12 and $12 adults.

Orchestra performing at Huguenot Road Baptist

The Huguenot Road Baptist Church Orchestra of Richmond, will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, June 17, 2005 at the Western Branch Baptist Church in Suffolk. This 30-piece Orchestra under the direction of Phillip Brown will present a program that will be appealing to all ages. The HRBC Orchestra is made up entirely of church member volunteers raging in age from Middle School through adults. The orchestra regularly plays in worship services as well as larger works and concerts and is currently on an Eastern Virginia concert tour.

The program will include a wide variety of musical styles something for everyone. There will be well-known hymn arrangements as well as new contemporary favorites. Selections will be performed specifically for children. There is no cost for this event.

Young Women in Christ sponsor formal ball

Young Women in Christ Ministries is sponsoring a formal ball at 5:30 p.m. July 9 at the Planters Club. The evening’s entertainment will include dinner, a praise team, praise dancers and raffle drawings. There will be a $20 donation for this event. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Genieve Shelter and the Boys and Girls Club. For more information, contact Belissa Thomas at 923-3443.

Ushers anniversary at Canaan Baptist Church

Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Pkwy., will celebrate their Ushers Anniversary at 3 p.m. on Sunday with special guest Little Zion Baptist Church. Call 538-1841 for more information.

Worship services at Grace Lutheran Church

At 9 a.m. Sunday, Grace Lutheran Baptist, 25280 New Market Road, will have worship services. The last Sunday school class until September takes place at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Hal Harter will be attending the Virginia Synod Assembly-ELCA at Roanoke College at Salem. Next Sunday, Sally Vick and EZZ Niles will receive their first Holy Communion. The annual picnic will follow.

Herring Breakfast at Sixth Street Baptist Church

Sixth Street Baptist Church, 324 Godwin Blvd., will have a herring breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon today. The cost of the breakfast is $3.50 per plate. Call 539-6232 for more information.

Unity Sunday at Pleasant Union Baptist Church

Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St., will be observing their annual Unity Sunday, a combination of Men’s Day, on Sunday, June 12 with worship service at 8 and 11:15 a.m. This year, the theme is

&uot;Are you Spiritually Fit for the Kingdon?&uot; The speaker for the occasion will be the Rev. Dr. Clinton Austin and Mrs. Theora Austin, pastor and First Lady of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Washington, D.C.

The 8 a.m. worship service speaker will be Deaconess Theora Austin. She is a native of Fort Meyers, Fla. and the daughter of the late Rev. E. L. and Lucille Hamilton. Deaconess Austin received a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in english, drama, and fine arts from Florida A&M University and has completed graduate studies at Colorado College, Hartford University, the University of Virginia and George Mason University. She has a master’s of arts degree in Christian Education from Wesley Theological Seminary. Deaconess Austin retired in June 1988 as an English Teacher in Fairfax County, and has since developed and facilitated &uot;Higher Ground,&uot; a spiritual growth seminar designed to enable women to cultivate a more intimate &uot;day-by-day&uot; walk with God. Currently, Deaconess Austin is an instructor of speaking, writing, worship and Bible study for teachers in the Evans-Smith Institute. She holds membership in numerous organizations including the District Association of Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows International and is a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. where she serves as deaconess, director of Christian Education, teaches an adult Sunday School class, a facilitator for monthly spiritual growth seminar, the Women’s Club, and drama coach.

The 11:15 a.m. worship service speaker will be Dr. Clinton Austin, a native of Pensacola. He is currently pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. Austin is a graduate of Florida A&M University with a degree in mathematics; Wesley Theological Seminary with a master’s of divinity degree; and Howard University with a Doctor of Ministry degree. He holds membership in numerous organizations including the Hampton University Ministers’ Conference, Northern Virginia Baptist Association, Baptist Ministers Conference of Washington, DC and vicinity, and is the Coordinator of the Northern Virginia area branch of the Evans-Smith Leadership Institute, an affiliate of Virginia Union University.

Want to know if you &uot;Are Spiritually fit for the Kingdom?&uot; At 8 and 11:15 a.m. on June 12 for Unity Sunday Worship services. Breakfast will be served after the 8 a.m. service. For additional information you may contact Unity Sunday Chairpersons Thomas and Doris Turner 673-8580 or coordinator, the Rev. Naomi P. Chambers 934-0191. The Rev. Vaurice T. Chambers is host pastor.

Services at New Mt. Zion Holiness Church

New Mt. Zion Holiness, 2113 Georgia Ave., Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. with morning worship beginning at 11:30 a.m. Sunday is Communion and Pastoral Day. Call 539-0738 for more information.

Holy Rock Mission Church

Holy Rock Mission, 214 N. Fifth St., will hold Women’s Day at the Holy Rock Mission Sunday with guest speaker Evangelist Patricia Goodman of True Gospel Ministries at 4 p.m. Call 539-3053 for more information.

June revival at Prayer Mission Baptist Church

Prayer Mission Baptist Church, 20505 Lankford Lane, Smithfield, will be having its annual June Revival beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly from Wednesday, June 8-10. Prophet Spincil Goodwin will be conducting the revival. Call 357-5734 or 356-9915 for more information.

Gethsemane Baptist honoring former ushers

At Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1656 Copeland Road, the ushers will honor three former ushers, Mrs. Clarine Holland, Mrs. Elizabeth Hall and Mr. Ernest Williams for their faithful service.

The pre-appreciation service will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25. The special guests will be the Saratoga Gospel Community Choir of Suffolk under the direction of Willie Barnes. The appreciation service will be at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 26.

The Rev. Stanley Eley, associate minister of New Berean Baptist Church of Portsmouth and the youth choir will render the service. Call 539-5894 for more information.

Southernaires at Tabernacle Baptist

The Southernaires will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Tabernacle Baptist Outreach Center, 3621 Nansemond Pkwy. in Driver.

Youth Day at Lakeview Missionary

Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave., will celebrate at 11 a.m. Sunday, June 12 the Annual Youth Day. The Rev. Cordell Patillo of Fourth Baptist Church, Portsmouth, will be the guest speaker under the leadership of Rev. Charles Beamon. Also at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 12, Lakeview will celebrate the anniversary of the G. R. Daughtrey Memorial Choir. The Rev. Charles Leavell and Balm of Gilead Baptist Church will be the special guest.

Pentecostal Holiness Churches of America

The Pentecostal Holiness Churches of America Inc. will hold its annual Youth Conference Saturday, June 25-26. The event will be held at St. Paul’s PHC, 20663 Thomas Woods Trail, Zuni. Also, St. Paul PHC will host Family and Friends Day at 3 p.m. July 10. The guest speaker for the event will be Evangelist Leona Gay from Philadelphia, Penn.

Gospel Extravaganza

God’s Anointed Touch Ministry, Hwy. 460 in the Windsor Plaza Shopping Center, will host a Gospel Extravaganza Sunday featuring the Gospel Harmoneers of Ivor, the Virginia Aires of Chesapeake, Brothers in Christ of Franklin, the Gospel Aires of Smithfield and Emcee Leroy Butler. The doors will open at 4 p.m. with the concert starting at 5 p.m. There will be a $10 admission charge for the event. God’s Anointed Touch Ministries is holding services in the Windsor School of Dance. Call 242-9280 or 334-3149 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. To reserve a seat, contact the church office at 539-7257.

Free food, clothing 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.

130th anniversary at Gethsemane Baptist

Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1656 Copland Road, will be celebrating the 130th anniversary of service for God with special anniversary service throughout June. The theme is &uot;130 years of God’s Grace and Mercy&uot;. Each Sunday during the 11 a.m. worship services, the celebration takes place with reflections of the church’s past history, the on-going building champions for Christ and the teaching of God’s word. The 11 a.m. morning service speaker will be the Gethsemane Baptist Church Pastor, the Rev. Nathaniel Scates Jr.

The worship leaders for the morning worship will be former members who will share some of their &uot;growing-up&uot; worshipping experiences as &uot;Children&uot; of the Gethsemane Baptist Church family. Deidre Faulk Davis will serve as worship leader on June 5. She is the daughter of trustee James Harold Faulk and Bettie Sharpe Faulk. She is the founder and co-owner of the award winning &uot;Unique Dance Company&uot; with her husband Bryan and the director of &uot;Helping Our People Excel&uot; (H.O.P.E House Inc.). The Hope House is a residential group home for at risk female adolescents. Call 539-5894 or 539-4199 for more information.

Women’s Day at Shiloh Baptist

Shiloh Baptist Church, 9000 Fire Tower Road, Windsor, will observe their annual Women’s Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Minister Patricia Powell of Franklin. The colors for this year’s Women’s Day are white and pink. The women of Shiloh Baptist Church will render the music. Viola Tuner is chairperson. The Rev. James T. Elam Sr. is the host pastor. Call 242-6420 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. Sunday. 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.