Saturday Night Live Gospel Explosion

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 9, 2005

At 6 p.m. Saturday, June 25, A Saturday Night Live Gospel Explosion will be held at Faith of Deliverance Soul Saving Ministries, 239 Holladay St. featuring Minister of Music James Copeland Jr., the Voices of Deliverance, Nuwine Gospel Singers, Voices of Praise, Eric Knight, and Denita Baker, all of Suffolk and the Mitchell Gospel Singers of Portsmouth. Minister Trevon Boone, of New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministries, is the master of ceremony. The program will benefit the building fund. The host pastor is Bishop Clarence Copeland.

Youth Day at New Mt. Joy

The New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministries will observe its annual Youth Day Sunday. The 8 a.m. speaker will be Minister Neketa Knight of Churchland. The 11 a.m. speaker will be Evangelist Gayle Valentine of Richmond. The day will end with a &uot;Women of Excellence&uot; pageant.

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The annual youth revival will begin Monday, June 13 with a musical. The speaker for the week, June 14-17, will be Elder Derrick Hutchins II from South Carolina. Various choirs will sing each night.

130th anniversary at Gethsemane Baptist

Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1656 Copeland Road, continues the celebration of the 130th anniversary of service for God with guest worship leaders. The theme is &uot;130 Years of God’s Grace and Mercy.&uot;

Each Sunday during the 11 a.m. worship service and will honor this celebration with reflections of our 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 service will be former members who will share some of their growing up worshipping experiences as &uot;Children&uot; of the Gethsemane Baptist Church Family.

Deacon Jacqueline Holland Silver will serve as worship leader on June 19. She is the daughter of Deaconess Erma Holland and the late Deacon Melvin L. Holland Sr. She is the wife of Willie A. Silver.

They have one son, Marcus Sr., and one grandson, Marcus Jr. Jackie currently works as an admissions counselor for the job corps.

Chapel Grove United Church of Christ

At 10 a.m. Sunday, Dr. Oliver R. Phillips will be the guest speaker for the morning worship service at Chapel Grove United Church of Christ located at 7366 W. Blackwater Road in Windsor. Dr. Phillips, a Nazarene minister from Kansas City, Miss., is the author of the book entitled, &uot;The God of a Second Chance.&uot; This autobiography is an account of the struggles and victories of this Nazarene minister from Trinidad, West Indies.

Call 242-6178 for more information.

First Lady celebration at Rising St. James

At 4 p.m. Sunday, Rising St. James P.H.A., 201 N. Sixth Street, will have a celebration for First Lady Evangelist Glendale Whitfield at Rising St. James. Evangelist Betty Knight Milteer from Faith Temple Apostolic Church will be the guest speaker. Call 539-7026 for more information.