Published 12:00 am Friday, August 26, 2005
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.
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King’s Grove anniversary
King’s Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church, 6300 Old Myrtle Road, is celebrating its anniversary at 3 p.m. Aug. 28. The Zion UCC and its pastor will render the service. Missionaries are asked to wear white. Bishop John H. Kindred is pastor.
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.
Pulaski Baptist Homecoming
Pulaski Baptist Church, Carrsville, will hold its revival services will be held at 7:30 p.m. through Aug. 26. The evangelist will be Dr. Mark Croston, pastor of East End Baptist Church.
Dr. Robert Rodgers is host pastor.
Macedonia African Methodist Episcopal Church, 127 Pine St, is celebrating its 135th anniversary with a revival this week. The Rev. Steven A. Blunt, pastor of First Baptist Church, Mahan Street will conduct nightly revival services from 7 p.m. through Aug. 25. The week will end with an Aug. 26 concert by the Edward Wilson Ensemble.
Music will be rendered by the following churches: 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 nightly through Aug. 26. 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.
Healing revival Aug. 22-26
Healing Chapel Baptist Church at 2375 Godwin Blvd., is having its annual revival Aug. 22-26. 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.
Services, programs at Lakeview Missionary Church
Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave., Suffolk, will celebrate its annual homecoming
with a revival Aug. 22-26.
The Rev. Joe B. Fleming, pastor of Third Baptist Church of Portsmouth, will preach 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.
New Life Outreach Ministries
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.
Virginia-Carolina Temple’s events
Virginia-Carolina Temple Family Worship Center, 5500 Carolina Road, is celebrating Family and Friend Day at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Bishop W.P. Wiggins and the congregation of New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministries are the special guests.
Elder Darryl Artis, New Jerusalem Holiness Church, will speak at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1. Superintendent Elder Fenton Whitfield and the congregation of New Jerusalem COGIC, Portsmouth, will be the special guests at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2. For information, call 934-1103.
Balm of Gilead revival
Balm of Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, 3731 White Marsh Road, is holding its fall revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly through Aug. 26. Speakers include Wednesday, the Rev. Antonia Gardner, Rose of Sharon Church; Thursday, the Rev. Nathaniel Scates, Gethsemane Baptist Church; and Friday, the Rev. John Bradley, Good Shepherd Baptist Church. The host pastor is the Rev. Charles D. Leavell. Call 539-3279 for information.
Women’s meeting at Faith of Deliverance
Faith of Deliverance Soul Saving Ministries, 239 Holliday St., is holding a special women’s event, &uot;Women of Godliness taking a Stand,&uot; at 6 p.m. Sept. 17. Featured speakers include Elect Lady Chase, Friendship Cathedral Worship Center; Evangelist Cameron, St. Paul RZUA; Elect Lady Anita Lewis, Greens Chapel No. 1; Evangelist Robinson, St. Paul RZUA; Elect Lady Kim Scates of Gethsemane Baptist Church; Evangelist Natina Goodman, Faith of Deliverance Soul Saving Ministries; and Evangelist Viola Parker, New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministries. Host pastor is Bishop Clarence Copeland Sr. For information, call 923-2882.
Red Bird Mission craft fair
Oxford United Methodist Church, 601 W. Washington St., is hosting an Appalachian craft show by Red Bird Mission Crafts from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10. Crafts made include handcrafted baskets, woven rugs, cornhusk dolls and flowers, beeswax candles, hand-painted gourds, Christmas ornaments and the like.
Proceeds go to the mission, which is a community outreach initiative of the Methodist church. For information, call 539-5347.
Pentecostal Followers to meet
Pentecostal Followers of Christ
Apostolic Faith, 6018 Whaleyville Blvd., will begin holding services at 11 a.m. on Sept. 4.
The pastor is Elder R. Bynum. Call 986-2031 for additional information.
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.
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.
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.
Ebenezer hosts 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 to honor youth leader
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.
Seminary classes to be held
Southampton Richmond Virginia Seminary will hold theological classes at Galilee Baptist Church, 15688 Old Branchville Road, on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Sept. 13. An open house will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 27. For information, call 654-6546 or 334-0309.
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.