Published 12:00 am Sunday, August 21, 2005
Cornerstone Mission Baptist Church is having a Woman’s Day service at 3 p.m. today at the Holland Community House. The preacher will be co-pastor Chequita L. Wiggins. Eugene Wiggins is host pastor.
Men’s Day at St. Paul RZUA
St. Paul RZUA Church, 619 Spruce St.,
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is holding its annual Men’s Day service at 11:15 a.m. today. The speaker is Elder George Wiggins of New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministries and soloist Leslie Harper. The public is invited.
Oxford’s music fest
Oxford United Methodist Church, located at the corner of West Washington and Broad streets, is holding a music fest at 7:30 p.m. today. Admission is free but donations will be accepted for the church’s capital campaign organ fund.
Faith Temple Women’s Day
Faith Temple Ministries, 476 Wellons St., will hold Women’s Day at 11 a.m. today. The speaker will the Evangelist Virginia D. Parrish of Windsor.
Piney Grove Women’s Day
Piney Grove Baptist Church, 4901 Deerpath Road, is holding Women’s Day during the morning worship at 11:30 a.m. today. The Rev. Dr. Rose Cooper of Tabernacle Christian Church will be guest speaker. The host pastor is the Rev. Larry J. Parker. For information, call 539-9677.
Solomon’s Temple, 12749 Courthouse Hwy., Smithfield, will have its men’s day service at 3 p.m. today with Mitchell Jones, pastor of New Birth Community Church, Wakefield, as guest speaker. The unity service will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 26
Trinity gospel sing
Trinity Christian Church, at the corner of Bank and Franklin streets, is hosing a gospel sing from 10 a.m. to noon today. Featured performers are Forgiven, a trio from Wilroy Baptist Church, and soloist Erica Warren, from First Baptist. For information, call 657-6235.
Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal Church, 127 Pine St, is celebrating its 135th anniversary with a homecoming service and revival through Aug. 26.
Homecoming service will be at 11 a.m. today with the Rev. Anthony N. Jones, a Suffolk native and pastor of Tyree African Methodist Church in Philadelphia, as guest speaker. The 135th anniversary service will be held at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Andrea Pierre Jefferson and his congregation from Bethel AME Church. The Rev. Steven A. Blunt, pastor of First Baptist Church, Mahan Street will conduct nightly revival services from 7 a.m. Aug. 22-25.
Music will be rendered by the following churches: Monday, Macedonia AME Church; Tuesday, New Mount Joy COGIC; Wednesday, Pleasant Union Baptist Church; Thursday, First Baptist Church, Mahan Street. The Rev. Charles L. Harvin is host pastor.
Potter’s Hill Men’s Conference
Potter’s Hill Christian House of Fellowship, 132 Bank St., is hosting its 7th annual men of War Conference Aug. 21-26.
Robert Parks, pastor of Main Street Methodist Church, will speak at 4 p.m. today. All other nightly services begin at 7:30 p.m. Speakers are Monday, V. Chambers, Pleasant Union Baptist; Tuesday, Bishop Madison Copeland, Sweet Beulah Pentecostal Holiness; Wednesday, Dr. J.J. Ferguson; Thursday,
Bishop Clarence Russell, Mt. Carmel Baptist; and Friday, the Rev. Wendell Waller, Christian Home Baptist.
New Life Outreach
New Life Outreach Ministries, 2518 Jackson Road,
is having a Pre-Woman’s Day Services at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26. The guest speaker is Sister Sharon Y. Blizzard, Fourth Baptist Church, Portsmouth. Mavis L. Goodman, pastor of Higher Dimensions Family Worship Center, is guest pastor at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2.
Women’s Day is at 3 p.m. Sept. 11, with guest speaker Dianne Cooper, pastor of Free Temple Outreach Ministries, Petersburg.
Greater Sweet Beulah
Greater Sweet Beulah Pentecostal Apostolic Church is holding a farewell musical for Brother Daryl Davis Jr., who is joining the U.S. Air Force, at 5 p.m. Aug. 27. Call Diamond Davis, 538-3922, for information.
The church’s men’s ministry will celebrate Men’s Day at 11 a.m. Aug. 28. Guest speaker will be Elder Burnell Sherrod of New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministry. For information, call Greg Lawrence, 538-1425, event chairman. Suffregan Bishop Madison G. Copeland is pastor.
Canaan Baptist concert
The mass choir of Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, is holding a mini-concert for the benefit of Brandon Shawn Barnes, who needs a kidney transplant, at 6 p.m. Aug. 27.
Canaan Baptist is also holding its revival from Aug. 28 to Sept. 1. Events begin with a Homecoming fellowship dinner at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 28, followed by a service at 3:30 p.m. Guests will be Dr. Marcus Brown and the congregation of New First Baptist-Taylorsville.
For the rest of the week, nightly events will begin at 6 p.m. with a lecture series with the Rev. Stephen Blunt, First Baptist Church-Mahan Street, as speaker. Prayer and praise will be held at 7:30 p.m., with nightly revival services beginning at 8 p.m. Guest pastor will be the Rev. Dr. David L. Tanyhill, Bellgrove Missionary Baptist Church, Syracuse, N.Y.
Calvary Baptist revival
Calvary Baptist Missionary Church, 545 Turlington Road, is holding a revival at 7 p.m. Aug. 28-30. Guest speaker is Roger Johnson, pastor of Central Hill Baptist Church. For information, call 539-1567.
Chapel Grove United
Church of Christ
The pastor and congregation of Chapel Grove United Church of Christ, 7366 W. Blackwater Road, Windsor, is holding its annual fall revival worship service next month. The event starts with the morning worship at 10 a.m. Sept. 4 and continues Sept. 5-7 with nightly services beginning at 7 p.m.
The guest speaker will be the Rev. Bruce McAlister, a pastor, psychologist and educator from Fresno, Calif.
The Homecoming worship service will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 4.
The guest speaker will be the Rev. Wendell Waller and the Christian Home Baptist Church.
Pulaski Baptist Homecoming
Pulaski Baptist Church, Carrsville, will hold its Homecoming service on Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Steven Blunt and members of First Baptist Church-Mahan Street. The Homecoming parade and picnic will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 20. Revival services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22-26. The evangelist will be Dr. Mark Croston, pastor of East End Baptist Church. Dr. Robert Rodgers is host pastor.
Wilroy Baptist anniversary
Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, is celebrating its 45th anniversary on Sept. 11, with activities beginning at 10 a.m. The Rev. Lamar Eiland, a former pastor, will deliver the 11 a.m. sermon. Dinner will follow the church service, followed by children’s activities and a Southern gospel concert beginning at 2 p.m. Music will be provided by The Galileans and Fourgiven. The public is invited. Call 539-5658 for information.
Women’s Day at Antioch
Antioch United Christian Church, 900 Hull St., is holding its annual Woman’s Day service at 11 a.m. today. The speaker is Cynthia Green of Oak Grove Baptist Church. The colors for this occasion is pink and white.
The host pastor is the Rev. Jarvis Jones. For information, call 923-1747.
First Baptist concert
The praise and worship ministry of First Baptist Church Suffolk, 237 N. Main St., will be hosting Buddy Greene, an award-winning gospel performer, in concert at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11. For information, call 539-4152.
Annual Healing revival
Healing Chapel Baptist Church at 2375 Godwin Blvd., is having its annual revival Aug. 22-26. The Homecoming service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, followed by the annual homecoming dinner. Guest minister will be the Rev. C. V.
Russell III and the congregation of St. Paul Baptist Church.
Prayer and Praise service will begin at 7 p.m. each night (local churches will serve) followed by Revival Services at 7:30 p.m. Guest minister for the week will be the Rev. C. C. Carter, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church, Newport News.
The pubic is invited.
Lakeview Missionary Church
Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave., Suffolk, will celebrate its annual homecoming at 4 p.m. today with a special service and dinner following. The Rev. Joe B. Fleming and the Third Baptist Church of Portsmouth are the guests. Beginning Monday, Aug. 22-26, Rev. Fleming will preach each night during a Fall Revival at Lakeview Missionary. Services start at 7:30 p.m. each night. Choirs from throughout Hampton Roads will sing each night.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, the men of Lakeview will sponsor a Fish Fry for Men’s Day. A $6 donation is requested. Trustee William H. Goodman is the chairman. The Rev. Dr. John E. Jones is the host pastor.
Ebenezer women’s event
Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 1589 Steeple Drive, is hosting a women’s seminar, &uot;Trusting God in the Midst of Your Circumstances,&uot; from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 1. The seminar is presented by Women at Rest Ministry Inc. A continental breakfast will be served at 8:30 a.m. and lunch will be provided. Cost is $12 before Sept. 1, $15 after that date. The registration deadline is Sept. 19. For information, call Sheila at 238-2359.
Holland Mission UCC
The Rev. J.J. Ferguson will be the speaker on the first and third Sundays in August at 11:30 a.m. at the Holland Mission United Christian Church, located on Dutch Road. Pastor is the Rev. Freddie Hines.
Main Street Methodist Church is honoring Karen Gunter, who is retiring as youth coordinator, with a pizza party at 5 p.m. Aug. 28 in the church fellowship hall. Cost is $2 for pizza. From 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., participants will go to the Praise Connection celebration in the sanctuary. An ice cream social will follow. For information, call Tracie at 539-8751.
Classes at Pleasant Union
Virginia University of Lynchburg will be holding registration for fall classes from Aug. 1-26 at Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St. Classes will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursday from Aug. 30-Dec. 15. Programs offered include certificate in ministry, bachelor in religious studies, associates in arts and sciences and master of divinity. For information, call Dr. Naomi P. Chambers, 934-8175 or 934-0191.
Services at New Mt. Zion Holiness
Sunday School at New Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 2113 Georgia Ave., begins at 10 a.m. each week and worship service follows at 11:30 a.m. This week’s speaker will be Elder Leroy Mallette.
Bishop Everlena Riddick is pastor.
Bethlehem Christian concert
Bethlehem Christian Church, 1549 Holland Road, is holding a gospel concert from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 28.
Gospel musicians Taraleigh Noteworthy and Just Inspired will be performing. Admission is free although a love offering will be accepted. Call 488-2231 for information.
End of the Summer Gospel Fest
At 7 p.m. Aug. 26, the Garden of Prayer Worship Center, 1001 Church St. in Norfolk, will feature Timothy Wright and the Love Fellowship Mass Choir, Paul Porter and the Christionaires, the Eveready’s, Norman Nutchins, Kiki Sheard, Group Determination, Lamont Bynum and Remnant and DeJu Mime. Tickets are available at all DJ’s Music, Mr. T’s Unisex in Suffolk and Willis Broadcasting. Advanced tickets are $20; at the door, $25. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Family and Friends Day at In the Valley Ministries
In the Valley Ministries presents its annual Family and Friends Day and annual Church Picnic on Sunday, Aug. 28. Morning worship services will begin at 11 a. m.
Evangelist Willie Riddick of Ahoskie, N.C. will be the special guest. The church picnic will follow the service. Basketball, volleyball, pony rides, and entertainment will be provided. The public is invited to spend the entire day with the Missouri Baptist Church Family.
For additional information, call (757) 934-1176.
Services at Suffolk Presbyterian
Through Aug. 28, Suffolk Presbyterian Church, 410 N. Broad St., will hold Sunday worship service at 10 a.m. The pastor is the Rev. William W. Nickels III. The church Web site is www.suffolkpresbyterian.org
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.
Oxford clothes closet available
As part of Oxford United Methodist’s church’s mission work in the city of Suffolk, the congregation is operating a clothes closet. The program has been running since June 30. Operation hours are from 9 a.m. to noon every Thursday. Hours will expand as the need grows and the closet becomes mores established.
Oxford is partnering with other local churches to meet the growing need in Suffolk. Residents are asked to assist in the following areas: prayer, volunteering, and donations (pick-up is available). To assist, call 434-1405.
Time change at Ararat
For the months of July and August, Mount Ararat Christian Church will have Sunday School from 8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. and worship service will begin at 10 a.m.