Grace Apostolic

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 14, 2005


Grace Apostolic Bibleway Temple Church, 1226 White Marsh Road, Suite 224, is holding anniversary services this month. Bishop Dennis Jefferson, Restoration Church of Christ in Baltimore, will speak at 2 p.m. Saturday and Evangelist Ruth Stephens will speak at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Sixth Street Baptist dinner

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Sixth Street Baptist Church, 324 Goodman Ave., is having a salted herring fish breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday. The meal will include stewed potatoes, salmon cakes and apple and sweet potato jacks. Call 539-6232 for information.

The church is sponsoring a musical event at 5 p.m. Saturday. Performers include Maggie Ingram and the Ingramettes, Pastor Ruby Turner Jones and the Jones Singers

and Sister Carolyn Ross and the Gospel Sensations. Call 7087 for information.

Barbecue dinner

Whaleyville United Methodist Church, 6312 Whaleyville Blvd., is sponsoring a barbecue dinner from 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Donations are $6 for eat-in or take-out plates. Call Holland Branton, 986-2513, for information.

West End men’s breakfast

The monthly men’s breakfast at Murphy’s Mill will be at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.

Dr. Robert B. Marr will be the guest minister at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Visitors are welcome for both events. Call 539 8771 for more information.

Solomon’s Temple

Solomon’s Temple, 12749 Courthouse Highway, is celebrating its 5th anniversary at 6 p.m. Saturday at Benn’s United Church Family Life Center, Smithfield. The church is celebrating its fifth anniversary service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday with guest speaker Dr. James King, pastor of Land of Promise in Fredericksburg. The pastor’s anniversary services will be at 3 p.m. Sunday with guest pastor Dwight Steele and the Pilgrim Baptist Church, Roanoke.

East End Baptist

Church anniversaries

East End Baptist Church will celebrate their 117th Anniversary and the 18th Anniversary of their pastor, Dr. Mark A. Croston, Sr., on Sunday, Oct. 16 during the 8 a.m., 11 a.m., and 3:30 p.m. services.

Dr. Jerome O. Lee, pastor of New Life Baptist Church, Midlothian, will be our guest preacher.

New 25-year members; Felita Green, Julian Kelsey, Eric Sharpe, Tonya Spruill, Lawrence Turner and Mildred Turner, and new 50-year members; Edna Boone, Faye LaVerne Nicholson and Dainer Robinson, will be honored.

At 3:30, Rev. Carl Sweat and the Laurel Hill United Church of Christ will lead the worship service.

Rev. Robert E. Jones is chairman of the Church and Pastor’s Anniversary Ministry.

Mt. Sinai chorus

The women’s chorus of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, 6100 Holy Neck Road, is celebrating its anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Larry Parker, pastor of Piney Grove Baptist Church, will render the service for the occasion. The Rev. Dr. Joseph Goode is host pastor.

Galatians UCC Men’s Day

Galatians UCC will be celebrating Men’s Day on Sunday, Oct. 16 at 3 p.m.

Guest speaker will be Min. William C. Bellamy of First Baptist Church, Franklin.

Guest choir will be Zoar Baptist Church Male Chorus of Boykins.

The church is located at 2320 Manning Road, Suffolk.

The public is invited.

Clyde Hamlin and Harold Poole are sponsors of this program.

Rev. Dr. Madelene F. Beard is pastor.

For more information, call 934-0897 or 657-6308.

Choir Anniversary at Antioch UCC

The combined choirs of Antioch UCC will celebrate their Choir Anniversary Sunday, Oct. 16 at 3 p.m.

The Dr. Anthony Copeland of Oak Grove Baptist Church will be in charge.

Gethsemane anniversary

The deacons, deaconess, trustees and trustees’ wives at Gethsemane Baptist Church will celebrate their anniversary at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Millard Boone of Corinth Chapel Church of Christ will render the service. The Rev. Nathaniel Scates Jr is host pastor.

New First Baptist anniversary

New First Baptist Church , 1105 Hosier Road, is celebrating its pastor and church anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday. The Rev Emmanuel Myrick and Bethlehem Christian Church, Bute Street, will be special guests. Dr. Lemuel L. Greene is host pastor.

Men’s Day at Macedonia A.M.E.

Macedonia A.M.E. Church, 127 Pine St., will hold Men’s Day at 11 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be Christopher Mosley, president and CEO of Chesapeake Health, which falls under the governance of the Chesapeake Hospital Authority. Mosley has a business administration degree from Alabama State University and a master’s degree from Birmingham -Southern College. The Rev. Charles L. Harvin Sr. is pastor.

Oxford yard sale

Oxford United Methodist Church, 601 W. Washington St., will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Oct. 22 in the church fellowship hall. Call 539-8253 for information.

Higher Calling Ministries

Higher Calling Ministries, 1600 Kings Fork Road, is holding a benefit concert at 6 p.m. Oct. 22. Funds will be used for the church’s first &uot;Day of Caring and Sharing Thanksgiving Dinner&uot; for those in need. Call 934-3644 for information. Pastor is James W. Alexander Jr.

Greater Sweet Beulah

The Ivor HarrMonee of Ivor will perform at Greater Sweet Beulah Apostolic Church at 6 p.m. Oct. 22. Host pastor is M.G. Copeland.

Yard sale

God’s Anointed Touch Ministries is holding a yard sale to raise money for Hurricane Katrina victims at the Windsor School of Dance, 70 E. Windsor Blvd. at 8 a.m. Oct. 22. Call 242-4151 for information.

Harvest Feast at Sixth Street Baptist

It’s Harvest Feast time Saturday, Oct. 22 at Sixth Street Baptist Church starting at 9 a.m.

We are feeding our members, families, friends and community.

We are also giving away clothes.

For more information, call Deacon Peggy Boone at 539-7087.

Tabernacle Baptist’s anniversary

Tabernacle Baptist Outreach Church, 3621 Nansemond Parkway, is celebrating its 95th anniversary and the 19th anniversary of its pastor, the Rev. Nathaniel Scates, in October. The church will be joined by the Rev. James &uot;Plum&uot; Williams Jr.

and Poplar Run Baptist Church, 2:30 p.m. Sunday. There will be an anniversary dinner at 6 p.m. Oct. 22, followed by a special service at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 23 by the Rev. Nathaniel Scates Jr. and Gethsemane Baptist Church.

Anniversary at Chapel Grove

Chapel Grove UCC of 7366 Blackwater Road, Windsor is celebrating its deacon and deaconess anniversary

at 4 p.m. Oct. 23. The program is called, &uot;Crystals, Minerals and Gems of the Bible.&uot;

Music Appreciation Sunday at Oakland

Oakland Christian Church, 5641 Godwin Boulevard, will celebrate Music Appreciation Sunday on Oct. 23 at the 11 a.m. worship service.

This service will feature special performances by the Chancel Choir, the Messengers of Faith Youth Choir, and the Handbell Choir.

A covered dish luncheon will follow the service.

For more information, please call 255-4353.

Mt. Olive appreciation service

Mt. Olive Holiness Church, 427 Webb St., will have an appreciation service for its pastor, Bishop Willie Giles Jr., at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23. Elder Fletcher Reid of Upper Room Holiness Church will speak.

St. Mary’s events

St. Mary’s Church of God in Christ, 3637 Nansemond Parkway, is having its community fall festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 29. The event will feature hayrides, pony rides, clowns and other activities. Call 538-0155 for information. Pastor is Dwight A. Nixon.

Great First Baptist shopping trip

The Youth Ministry of Greater First Baptist Church, 600 Factory St. is sponsoring a shopping trip to Rehoboth, Del., on Nov. 26. Cost is $40, with a non-refundable deposit of $20 due by Oct. 31. The bus will leave the church at 6 a.m. and Victory Crossing Shopping Center, Portsmouth at 6:30 a.m. Nov. 26. For information, call the church at 539-0032.

Holiday event

The Jackson Circle of Bethlehem Christian Church, 1549 Holland Road, will have its annual holiday fare from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12. Call 539-0231 for information.

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 Mt. Zion events

New Mt. Zion Holiness Church, 2113 Georgia Ave., has Sunday school at 10 a.m., followed by worship at 11:30 a.m. each Sunday.

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.

Faith of Deliverance

Faith of Deliverance Church Soul Saving Ministries, 239 Holladay St., is having Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday evening service at 6 p.m.; and prayer and Bible class at 7:30 p.m. tonight. For information, call 539-9355.