Prayer breakfast today at New St. Mount Holiness

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 11, 2005

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

Reavis to speak at Pulaski Baptist Church

Dr. Ralph Reavis, president of Virginia University of Lynchburg will be the special guest speaker at Pulaski Baptist Church, 6431 Carrsville, at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Call 562-2932 for more information.

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Special services at Solomon’s Temple

At 6:30 p.m. each Tuesday, Solomon’s Temple, 12749 Courthouse Hwy., Smithfield, will have altar prayer. At 7 p.m. Christian Instructions to Discipleship Sessions (C.I.D.S) takes place. Sunday is Youth Day with special guest, the Rev. Jones, associate minister of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Smithfield. Also, Youth Week will be held June 14-17. Pastor John Davis of Sandy Mt. Baptist will be the special guest on June 14th and 16th. Minister Trevon Walker of Bayview Holiness Church of Rushmere will be the special guest.

On June 17, the senior and college students speak out.

A praise dance celebration takes place on June 25.

Spiritual Editions at New Jerusalem Baptist Church

At 5 p.m. Sunday, New Jerusalem Baptist, 518 E. Pinner St., Suffolk, will host a gospel service featuring the Spiritual Editions of Tidewater and the Soul Stirrers of Chesapeake. Call 483-0657, 513-7093 or 934-0423 for more information.

Pork and chicken yock sale

Greater First Baptist Church will be selling pork and chicken yock today. Call 539-0032.

Summer Fun at Living Waters Ministries

Living Waters Ministries, 739 N.C. Hwy. 137, Eure, N.C. 27935, will have a Summer Fun program. The first place winner will receive a team trophy and individual trophies; second and third place winners will receive team trophies.

There are games for men on Tuesday and Thursday nights and women and kids on Saturday. Boys ages must range from 9-16; men, 17-29; 30 and up; girls ages 10-14 and women players must be ages 15 and up. The registration fee is $25 for individuals or $250 for teams. Registration will continue through June 17. Call 925-0028 for more information.

Pre-Father’s Day Breakfast today at Gethsemane

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

Forum at St. Timothy Baptist Church

St. Timothy Baptist, 1613 E. Washington St., will have a Life Lines Forum with five ministers who will speak on real life issues through the Word of God at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, June 17. Call 934-1742 for more information.

Workshop today at Mt. Ararat Church

Mt. Ararat Christian Church, 1860 Airport Road, Suffolk, will have a workshop at 4 p.m. today with guest speaker Rev. Kennard Stinnette, the assistant director of Christian Education at Grove Baptist Church.

Also during the 11:15 a.m. service, Mt. Ararat will celebrate Men’s Day on Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Gregory Johnson, the pastoral assistant at Mount Olive Baptist Church, Virginia Beach.

Pastor Rev. H. H. Murrill is the host pastor.

Yard and bake sale at St. Mary’s COGIC today

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. today. Also at 3 p.m. Sunday, First Lady’s Day takes place. The Rev. Felicia Godwin will be the speaker for the event. Call 538-0155 for more information.

Heavenly Promotions

Heavenly Promotions is sponsoring &uot;Blessed in the City 2005&uot; to be held at Seventh City Restaurant, 1226 White Marsh Road, Suffolk, at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 19, &uot;Fathers Day.&uot; The featured artist is Pastor Ronzel Pretlow, Brothers In Christ and guests. A dinner special will be available. There will be a $10 donation and the cost for children under 12 are $5. Call 569-1819 for more information.

The seven `I Ams’

The Angelical Christian Worship Center will be having the Seven &uot;I Ams of Christ&uot; at 4 p.m. on Sunday. The service is being held at the East Suffolk Community Center, 134 S. Sixth St.

New Paul’s Temple Church hosting a tea

At 6 p.m. today, New Paul’s Temple Holiness Church, 720 Hosier Road, will meet for tea and dining in the Church Dining Room. Also, at 4 p.m. Sunday, the church will have an auxiliary committee service. Call 539-9500 for more information.

Youth Day at Macedonia A.M.E. Church Sunday

At 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Macedonia A.M.E. Church, 127 Pine St., will observe Youth Day. The morning service speaker is India Wright. She is a Dean’s List student with a grade point average of 3.6 at Virginia State University, majoring in marketing. She is an active member of Macedonia.

The afternoon speaker is Malcolm Harris, a Dean’s list student with a grade point of 3.0 at Virginia Commonwealth University, majoring in criminal justice. He is an active member of Macedonia.

Church anniversary at Allen Grove Church

Allen Grove Baptist, Walters Highway in Franklin, will celebrate their church anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Johnny Lyons and Bryant Baptist Church of Capron will render the service.

First Lady celebration at Rising St. James Church

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.

Men’s Day at Pleasant Grove Church

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church will celebrate Men’s Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. George Smith, associate minister, of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Portsmouth, will be the guest minister. The Singing Larks of Suffolk will render the music.

Services at New Mt Zion Holiness Church

Sunday School begins at 10 a.m. Sunday at New Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 2113 Georgia Ave. Worship service begins at 11:30 a.m. The speaker will be Elder Leory Malette. Also at 4 p.m. Minister Earl Woods will be the speaker. Bishop Everlena Riddick is the host pastor.

Unity Sunday at Pleasant Union

Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St., will be observing their annual Unity Sunday, a combination of Men’s Day, Sunday with worship service at 8 and 11:15 a.m. This year, the theme is &uot;Are you Spiritually Fit for the Kingdom?&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.

Youth Day Observed At Piney Grove Church

Piney Grove Baptist Church, 4901 Deer Path Road, will observe Youth Day at 11:30 a.m. Sunday during the morning worship service. The guest speaker will be Travis Copeland of Missouri Baptist Church and guest soloists will be Brittney Saunders. Call 934-0745 for more information.

Saturday Night Live Gospel Explosion

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.

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.

Youth revival at Lakeview Missionary

Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave., will have a Youth Revival beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly from June 13-17. The Rev. Ernest L. Reid, pastor of Olive Branch Baptist Church of Portsmouth, will be the guest minister for the week. Choirs from the Tidewater area will sing each night.

Also at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 26, a service for the Mae’s/Barnes Missionary Circle anniversary of Lakeview Missionary Baptist takes place. The Rev. Jonathan Franklin and the New Birth Fellowship Church of Elizabeth City, N.C. are the special guests. For more information, call 465-0350 or 539-2441.

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. There are even selections specifically for children. There is no cost for this event.

Young Women in Christ sponsor 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.

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 guest will be the Saratoga Gospel Community Choir of Suffolk under the direction of Willie Barnes.

The appreciation service will be held 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.

Youth Day at Lakeview Missionary

Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave., will celebrate at 11 a.m. Sunday 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, 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.

Pastor’s anniversary at Gates of Heaven

Gates of Heaven COGIC anniversary committee and church will be celebrating their pastor’s 11th anniversary 7:30 p.m. nightly through June 14. Pastor Superintendent Sylvester Silver Sr. will be honored along with the First Lady Missionary Linda L. Silver. They have five children, four girls, a son, eight grandchildren, one daughter-in-law and two sons-in-law. Call 934-0455 or 539-3856 for more information.