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Published 12:00 am Friday, November 25, 2005

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.


Love Center Family Church, 362 E. Washington St., is offering free tutoring sessions in math, reading, English and science for children ages 7-18.


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Sessions are Tuesday nights from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Call 539-7079.


Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, is celebrating its 130th anniversary with events through Nov. 20.


New Paul’s Temple Holiness Church, 720 Hosier Road, will hold a revival Nov. 15 through Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Guest speaker: Elder Ronnie Warren of Faith Outreach Tabernacle in Franklin. Call 923-4032.


Living Waters Ministries, 739 NC Hwy 137, Eure, N. C. is holding, “Revival, Revival, Revival!” with guest Pastor Harold L. Harris, Jr. Nov. 17 and 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Harris is a spirit-filled national and international pastor.

Don’t miss this awesome, life-changing revival!

Women’s Conference

The Tidewater Women’s Conference will be held Nov. 17-19 at Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond parkway. Speakers: Thursday, 7 p.m., Pastor Laquila Hunter; Friday, 7 p.m., Evangelist Betty M. Knight; Saturday, 8-9 a.m., prayer at the altar and 9-9:30 a.m. free breakfast; speakers the Rev. Betty Montgomery and Pastor Janie Jernigan. Many other events are planned. Call

925-0668, 539-0023, 357-0869 or 255-4213 for details.

Bake Sale

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold a Fall Luncheon and Bake Sale Nov. 18 from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at 202 North Main St. Eat-in or take-out $6.

Renewal and Revival

On Nov. 18, Pleasant Union Baptist Church

will celebrate two-nights of Spiritual Renewal and Revival. The theme is “Are you Spiritually Fit for the Kingdom.”

Guest Evangelist for Wednesday night will be Rev. Karl Marshall and the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Suffolk.

Guest Evangelist for Friday night’s service will be Rev. Bernard Hurdle, associate minister of Warren Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Edenton, N.C.

Nightly services start at 7 p.m.

Call 673-8580 or 638-0284

Empowerment Conference

Greater Grace Ministries will present an Empowerment Conference Nov. 19 beginning at 9 a.m. at St. Mark AME Zion Church, 817 McKinley Ave. 9 a.m. n Morning Glory early worship with guest speaker Dr. Antonio Bishop; 11 a.m. n Conference choir workshop; 4 p.m. n Open discussion hosted by Juanita Nichols; and 6:30 p.m. n Evening explosion with guest speaker Minister Kervy Brown. Call 539-5259.

Bake Sale

St. John’s Episcopal Church will hold a Great American Bake Sale Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. until noon . All proceeds go to the Share the Strength Program to feed hungry children. Call Anne Dickinson 357-5943.


Holy Neck Church’s Bazaar and Barbeque will be held Nov. 19 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Cost is $7 per plate, eat in or take out.

For more information, call 986-4524.

Christian Club

Friends Christian Club will meet from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Constania House, 509 West Washington St. Call 934-0341.

Praise Dance

The St. Paul R.Z.U.A. Praise Dancers will perform at 6 p.m. Nov. 19. Call 934-2935.

Pre-Men’s Day Dinner

The men of Greater First Baptist Church will hold a Pre-Men’s Day Dinner in the Hall-Turner Fellowship Hall at 6 p.m. Nov. 19. Guest speaker: Col. Herman L. Baker Jr., U.S. Air Force.


Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, is celebrating their 130th anniversary this evening at Hilton Garden Inn Nov. 19 beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a reception and a banquet follows at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $50 a person.

Attire is “after five”.

Emcee will be Rev. James Williams of Popular Run Baptist Church.

Speaker will be Dr. C. V. Russell, III, St. Paul Baptist Church.

For tickets call 538-1841 or 487-0631.

Family & Friends Day

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will hold Family & Friends Day Nov. 20 beginning at 10:30 a.m. Speaker: W. Ross Boone. Call Deborah Austin at 934-0830.

Appreciation Program

An appreciation program for Minister Lillie M. Riddick will be held at 4 p.m. Nov. 20 at 427 Webb St. Call 934-1883.


The Youth and Mass choirs of Greater First Baptist Church will celebrate their anniversary at 3 p.m. Nov. 20 with a concert.

November Birthdays

King’s Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church will celebrate November birthdays Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. Special guests: The Rev. Charles S. Conley and the O’Berry AME Zion Church members. Call 538-1668.

Christ the King Sunday

Grace Lutheran Church, Courtland, will hold Christ the King Sunday service Nov. 20 at 9 a.m. Communion is included. Speakers: Janet McElfresh and Joe Wilber. Sunday school at 10:30 and church council at 11:30. Call 569-8953.

Advent Workshop

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold an Advent workshop for all Nov. 20 4-6 p.m., at 202 North Main St.

126th Anniversary

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church will hold an anniversary celebration at 4 p.m. Nov. 20. Call 934-9291 or 657-6874.


Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, is celebrating its 130th anniversary Sunday, Nov. 20, in addition to 9 a.m. Sunday School and 10 a.m. morning worship, there will be a 4 p.m. anniversary and worship service.

Guest speaker will be Rev. Wendall Waller of Christian Home Baptist Church in Windsor.

Food Baskets

The Suffolk District Churches of God in Christ will be preparing Thanksgiving food baskets to go out into the communities of Virginia-Carolina Temple and New Gospel Temple on Nov. 23.

All donations of food can be taken to Virginia-Carolina Temple, 5500 Carolina Road, by Nov. 22 by 9 p.m.

For more information, call 934-1103.

Thanksgiving Service

The Holland Ministerial Alliance will hold a Thanksgiving Service at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 23 at the Laurel Hill United Church of Christ on South Quay Road. Guest speaker: the Rev. Robert Bunn, First Baptist Church of Holland.

Thanksgiving Service

King’s Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church will host a Thanksgiving Day service Nov. 24 at 9 a.m. Guests: The Rev. Larry Parker and the Piney Grove Baptist Church members. Call 986-4167.

Thanksgiving Service

Little Mount Zion Baptist Church will hold a Thanksgiving Day service at 10 a.m. Nov. 24. Call 539-1991.

Thanksgiving Service

New Paul’s Temple Holiness Church will hold a Thanksgiving service with Elder Sylvester Silver and Congregation of Gates of Heaven at 8 a.m., Nov. 24 at the church, 720 Hosier road. Call 539-9500.

Community Dinner

Tabernacle Christian Church, 1401 East Washington Street, is having Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Come for an awesome time of worship and fellowship.

For those who need a ride, transportation will be provided.

Please call any of the participating churches by Monday, Nov. 21:

New Mount Joy Family Worship Center n 539-2931

Oak Grove Baptist Church n 539-8012

St. Paul RZUA Church n 934-9822

Southside Baptist Church n 539-6629

Tabernacle Christian Church n 539-7257

Advent Service

Grace Lutheran Church, 25280 New Market Road, Courtland, will hold an Advent service at 9 a.m. Nov. 27. Call 569-8953.

Family and Friends Day will be held at 2:30 p.m., Nov. 27, at New Life Outreach Church, 2518 Jackson Road. Call 986-3193.

Advent Service

Grace Lutheran Church, 25280 New Market Road, Courtland, will hold an Advent service at 9 a.m. Nov. 27. Call 569-8953.

Prayer Breakfast

A Children’s Prayer Breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. Dec. 3 at Faith Community Outreach Center, 800 Whitemarsh Road. Donation: $3. Call 925-1900 or 494-1545.

Hanging of the Greens

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold a “Hanging of the Greens – Preparing God’s House” Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at 202 North Main Street.


The Sons of Jacob will perform in a play at 4 p.m. Dec. 4 at New Calvary Baptist Church, 220 N. 6th St. Call 334-3031.


The Shoemaker, performed by 40 Ukrainian orphans, will be presented Dec. 5 at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Christmas Concert

Suffolk Christian Church, 216 North Main St., will present a Christmas concert featuring Judy Fischer at the piano and Mary Huber at the organ on Dec. 5 at 4 p.m. Call 539-1025.


Apostolic Faith Churches of God Headquarters, 680 Oak St., Dec. 9. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. Early bird tickets $10, after that $15. Includes Dynamic Tones, Brothers in Christ, Southernaires.

Christmas Cantata

A Christmas Cantata, “The King of Kings,” will be presented at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road,

Dec. 9-11 at 7 p.m. Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Nursery provided.

Craft show

God’s Appointed Touch Ministries, 70 E. Windsor Blvd., Dec. 17, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Call 242-4151

Candlelight reception

Main Street United Methodist Church will have a live nativity Dec. 18 at 3:30 p.m. and a candlelight musical reception with Santa at 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The church is at 202 North Main St.

Christmas Panorama

A drive-through Christmas Panorama will be held at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road Dec. 18 through Dec. 21 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Christmas Breakfast

A Christmas Breakfast will be held Dec. 18 at 9 a.m. at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road. Worship service is at 10:30 and includes a special program with puppets. Nursery provided.

Christmas Eve Service

Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, will hold a Christmas Eve service Dec. 24 at 5 p.m.

Christmas Service

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold a Christmas service with worship Dec. 25 at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. and a Praise Connection at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 202 North Main St.

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