Lakeview anniversary

Published 12:00 am Friday, October 28, 2005

The senior ushers board auxiliary of Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave., will celebrate it anniversary at 4 p.m. Oct. 23. Dr. Joseph A. Chase Jr., pastor of Friendship Cathedral Church of God in Christ, will be the special guest. Call 934-1047 or 465-0350 for information.

New Gospel Temple

New Gospel Temple COGIC will host a visit from Superintendent Thomas Wiggins Jr. and the Boston COGIC at the 11:30 a.m. service on Oct 23.

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Gates of Heaven

Pastor Catherine Skinner of New Paul’s Temple will be the guest speaker at Gates of Heaven COGIC, 112 Beech St., at 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 539-6373 for information.

Balm of Gilead’s usher anniversary

The No. 2 usher board of Balm of Gilead Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the usher’s anniversary at 3 p.m. Oct. 23. The Rev. Ronald Goodwin will be the guest speaker.

Faith Deliverance Church

Faith Deliverance Church, 239 Holliday St., is hosting a concert at 4 p.m. Oct. 23. Sister Cornelia Howard Wyatt will be featured.

Great First Baptist

Greater First Baptist Church, 600 Factory St., will hold a Fall Harvest Rally service at 3 p.m. Oct. 23. The Rev. Dr. Robert Barnes and his congregation from Canaan Baptist will be guests.

The church’s youth ministry 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. Call the church at 539-0032.

Metropolitan Baptist anniversary

Metropolitan Baptist Church, 125 County St., will celebrate its 119th anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 23. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Allen Clark, pastor of New Mount Vernon Baptist Church, Portsmouth.

Music appreciation

Oakland Christian Church, 5641 Godwin Blvd., is celebrating Music Appreciation Sunday at the 11 a.m. Oct. 23 worship service. The Chancel Choir, the Messengers of Faith Youth Choir and the Handbell Choir will perform. A covered-dish luncheon will follow. Call 255-4354 for information.

St. Phillip’s anniversary

St. Phillip P.H.C., 728 Ashley Ave., will hold its 21st anniversary for its pastor, Bishop Marshall C. Goodwin Sr., at 11 a.m. Oct. 23. The speaker will be Elder Vernon Dudley, Portsmouth, and at 3:30 p.m., Bishop Charlie Collins and New St. Mount of Franklin.

New Gospel Temple COGIC

New Gospel Temple COGIC will be honoring its Pastor, Superintendent Gerald Goodman

and Elect Lady Margaret Goodman on Oct. 23.

Supt. Thomas A. Wiggins, Jr. & the Bolton COGIC will be the guests at 11:30 a.m. The church is located at 236 Mineral Springs Road in the Whaleyville section of Suffolk. Call Margaret W. Goodman at (757) 923-4361.

Mt. Olive appreciation

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.

Piney Grove anniversary

Piney Grove Baptist Church, 4901 Deer Path Road, will have an anniversary service at 4 p.m. Oct. 23. A harvest program will be held at 3 p.m. with Sister Sadie Faulk as guest speaker.

Prayer breakfast

The Tidewater Women’s Conference Committee will be having their annual prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. Oct. 29 at Faith Temple Ministries, 476 Wellons St. The guest speaker will be Pastor Janie Jernigan of Mission of Truth Church, Norfolk. Cost is $10. For information, call 539-0023.

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.

Gospel concert

The Pentecostal Churches of Christ Holiness WorldWide, located at Rising St. James PHC, 201 N. Sixth St., will host a gospel musical extravaganza beginning at 6 p.m. Oct 29.  Performers include the Gospel Harmoneers of Ivor, Rising St. James Male Chorus, Greater St. Stephens Mass Choir and the God of Deliverance Mass Choir, Ivor. For more information, please call 539-7026.

Capernaum SDA

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.

Southside Baptist

Southside Baptist Church Harvest Festival which will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31.

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. Virginia Harris, pastor of Faith Work, will be guest speaker at the 4 p.m. Sunday service. Also, a revival will be held from Oct. 26-28, with nightly services beginning at 7:30 p.m. Bishop Dwight Whitfield, Rising St. James Holiness Church, will be guest speaker.

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