Men’s Day at
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 14, 2005
New First Baptist
New First Baptist Church, 1105 Hosier Road, will celebrate Men’s Day at 3 p.m. Sept. 18. The speaker will be the Rev. Alexander Graham Bell, assistant pastor of Grove Baptist Church. Music will be provided by the Gethsemane Baptist Church’s Male Chorus.
St. Mary’s anniversary
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St. Mary Church of God in Christ will celebrate its 51st anniversary in September. Guest speakers for the month include Sept. 16, Bishop C.V. Russell III, pastor of St. Paul Baptist; Sept. 18, the Rev. Dr. G.W. Hardy, Cathedral of Faith; Sept. 20, Superint-endent Sylvester Silver, Gates of Heaven. For information, call 538-0155.
Holy Neck revival
Holy Neck Church, 4400 Holy Neck Road, is holding a revival Sept. 18-21, with services beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Speaker will be the Rev. Alan Lancaster, pastor of Liberty Spring Christian Church.
Holland Mission revival
Holland Mission UCC, 221 Dutch Road, will begin its annual revival with a service at 2 p.m. Sept. 18. The Rev. Shelton Smith of Mt. Mariah Christian Church, Sedley, will be guest speaker. The Rev. Ronald Goodwin will speak at nightly revival services Sept. 19-23 at 7:30 p.m. Host pastor is the Rev. Freddie Hines.
Fish fry planned
The M.P. Mitchell Usher Ministry of St. Paul Baptist Church is having a fish fry from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 17 at the home of Marion Barnes, 1306 Sierra Drive. Call 539-4215 for information.
St. Paul RZUA anniversary
The missionary board of St. Paul RZUA, 615 Spruce St., is celebrating its anniversary at 4 p.m. Sept. 18. Guest speaker will be Evangelist Jacqueline Holmes of St. John COGIC. Host pastor is the Rev. Dr. Edward P. Foreman.
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.
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.
Providence’s fall bazaar
Providence United Methodist Church, 3109 Providence road, is holding its fall bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 8. A lunch of homemade soup and ham biscuits will be available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will include holiday, bake and garden shops, crafts and a country store featuring cheese rounds and homemade sausage. Children’s activities will also be held. Call 539-6907 for information.
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. An evening service is being held at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Elder Wooten of Mt. Zion Holiness Church, Norfolk, will be guest speaker. Bible Study is every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Bishop Everlena Riddick is pastor.
Wesley Chapel services
Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, 220 King’s Highway in Chuckatuck, has Sunday school at 10 a.m., with worship services beginning at 11 a.m. on Sundays. Call 255-2259 for information.
Piney Grove’s Homecoming
Piney Grove Baptist Church, 4901 Deerpath Road, will hold nightly revival services at 7:30 p.m. through Sept. 16. Guest pastor will be the Rev. Dr. Peter Wherry, pastor of Queen Street Baptist Church, Norfolk. Host pastor is the Rev. Larry Parker.
Church visits jail
A group of men from United Full Gospel Revival Suffolk regularly visits male inmates at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail on Saturdays and Sundays. Anyone with an incarcerated friend or family member who may like a visit from these church volunteers can leave a message, including the man’s name, at 925-4805.
New Paul’s Pre-Men’s Day
New Paul’s Temple Holiness, 720 Hosier Road, will celebrate Pre-Men’s Day with a special service at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15. Elder Sylvester Silver, pastor of Gates of Heaven, will speak. Call C.B. Skinner, the pastor, at 934-3803 for information.
Pastor appreciation at New Mount Joy
The New Mount Joy Food for Living Ministry, 307 County St., is holding its 49th pastor appreciation services throughout the month. Various guest ministers and their local congregations will attend the church. For more information, check out the church’s Web site, www.nmjfflm.org or call the church’s administrative office at 539-2931.
Friends and Family Day at Antioch
Antioch United Church of Christ, 900 Hull St., is having Friends and Family Day at 11 a.m. Sept. 18. The Rev. Jarvis A. Jones is pastor.
Pleasant Union’s anniversary
Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St., is having its church and pastor anniversary this month. The Rev. Dr. Gilbert C. Campbell, former pastor of Grove Baptist Church, and the Rev. Edward Smith, pastor of Vision Ministries, will deliver services at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. respectively on Set. 18. The Rev. Dr. Clarence Sellers, Mt. Tabor Church of God and Christ, will be guest speaker at 7 p.m. Sept. 20. Elder Lewis Knight, pastor of Gilfield RZUA Church, will speak at 11 a.m. Sept. 25. Co-pastors are the Rev. Dr. Vaurice T. Chambers and the Rev. Dr. Naomi P. Chambers. Call 539-0367 for information.
Suffolk Presbyterian’s schedule change
Suffolk Presbyterian Church, 410 N. Broad St., has returned to its 11 a.m. worship schedule. For information, call 539-3213.
Education Day at Metropolitan
Metropolitan Baptist Church, 125 County St.,
is holding its fall revival this week, with nightly services being held at 7:30 p.m. The revival preacher is Dr. Curtis Edmonds, pastor of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, Portsmouth. Nightly services will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Lakeview Missionary’s events
Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave., is celebrating Men’s Day this month. A prayer breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Sept. 24 with the Rev. David McDaniel, associate minister of Ebenezer Baptist Church, Portsmouth as guest pastor.
The Rev. George Smith , associate minister of First Baptist Church Mahan St., will be guest pastor at the 11 a.m. service on Sept. 25. The Rev. D. Stefan Adams, pastor of New Mount Zion Baptist Church, Franklin, will be guest pastor of at the 4 p.m. service on Sept. 25. Dr. John E. Jones is host pastor. For information, call 934-1047.
New Life Outreach Ministries
New Life Outreach Ministries, 2518 Jackson Road,
is celebrating Women’s Day at 3 p.m. today, with guest speaker Dianne Cooper, pastor of Free Temple Outreach Ministries, Petersburg.
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 Fridays, 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. 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.