New Life

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Outreach Ministries

New Life Outreach Ministries, 2518 Jackson Road,

is having Mavis L. Goodman, pastor of Higher Dimensions Family Worship Center, as guest pastor at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2.

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Women’s Day is at 3 p.m. Sept. 11, with guest speaker Dianne Cooper, pastor of Free Temple Outreach Ministries, Petersburg.


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.

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.

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.

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. Bishop Everlena Riddick is pastor.

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

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.