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Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 26, 2006

St. Mary’s COGIC will offer Parents’ Night every third Friday of the month. Registration will be held every third Thursday. Parents’ Night is an evening childcare service offered by the community. Call 539-0155.

Suffolk Capernaum Seventh Day Adventist, 314 York St, On Fridays 3 to 5 p.m., there will be fresh fruit, vegetables and canned goods. 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.

Singles classes for singles, divorced and widowed persons are held on Sundays at 9:45 a.m. at Bethlehem Christian Church, 1549 Holland Road. Call 539-4274.

Providence United Methodist Church will have a Yard Sale on Saturday, April 22, from 8 a.m. to noon, at 3109 Providence Rd. (corner of Pruden Blvd.) Lots of clothes and furniture will be sold in this church-wide sale. This sale is famous for its $5 bag. Call Bob Thurman at 536-0803.

Community clean-up, including the Williamstown and Boston communities, is sponsored by the Bethlehem Christian Church, 312 Bute St., on Saturday, April 22 starting at the church at 9 a.m.

Youth Explosion and CUP (Children United with Parents) Conference will be held At Tabernacle Christian Church

at 10 a.m. April 22. Thursday: song, praise dance, mimes, step teams; Friday: the preached word of God; Saturday: Truth About HipHop/ Dealing With Peer Pressure.

Blessed and Dressed to Impress Fashion Show will be presented at Antioch United Church of Christ, Kilby and Hull avenues, Saturday, April 22 at 5 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Pastor’s Aid president, Sister Georgia Rountree. Call 925-1206.

Higher Ground Outreach Church of God in Christ, 905 Freeney Ave., is having an auction, sponsored by the Women’s Department, 4 p.m., April 22, at Western Branch Community Center, 4432 Portsmouth Blvd., near Chesapeake Square Mall. Come and enjoy. Call 692-8580.

A game show “Ole Ball and Chain” will be presented at Shiloh Baptist Church, 9000 Fire Tower Road, Windsor, April 22 at 6 p.m. This program celebrates Rev. James T. Elam Sr.’s 12th anniversary.

Christian Home Baptist Church, 20123 Longview Dr., Windsor, will have the Kingmen of Tidewater who will be celebrating their anniversary at the

church on Saturday, April 22

Shiloh Baptist Church, 9000 Fire Tower Road, Windsor, celebrates 12 years of service by pastor Rev. James T. Elam Sr., at an anniversary service April 23, at 3 p.m. The Dunamis Church Family of Hampton will be the special guest.

The Gospel Music Workshop Choir of America will be in concert Sunday, April 23 at 5 p.m. in St. Phillip Church, 728 Ashley Ave. Evangelist Lenore Barnes is sponsor, and Bishop Marshall C. Goodwin Sr., is pastor. Call 539-0749.

Sunday April 23, Gates Of Heaven C.O.G.I.C. will be celebrating “Women’s Day.” The theme is “No More Excuses”. The Speaker for the 11:15 a.m. service will be Missionary Dianna Joe, a member of Gates Of Heaven C.O.G.I.C.

Annual Women’s Day will be celebrated at Holly Grove A.M.E. Church, 2404 Orbit Rd., Windsor, Sunday, April 23 at 11 a.m. with speaker Rev. Debra Ghoston of Christian Home Baptist Church, Windsor. At 2 p.m. the speaker will be Sis. Anna Briley of St. Mark A.M.E. in Virginia Beach. Call 357-5510.

Zion Hill Holiness Church of Waverly will be the guest at Mt. Olive Holiness Church, 427 Webb St., Sunday at 5 p.m.

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 4481 Pineview and Butler drives, will celebrate Youth Day, April 23, at 11 a.m. Dominic Epps will be the speaker and the youth choir will render the music.

The 87th annual Pastor’s Aide Anniversary Service will take place on Sunday, April 23 at 3 p.m., in Bethlehem Christian Church, 312 Bute St. Pastor Gary Rogers of the More Excellent Family Worship Center of Portsmouth will be the speaker.

East End Baptist Church is having the Next Level Women’s Conference Saturday, 8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., and Sunday at the 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. services, April 22-23.

Dr. Carolyn L. Gordon of Kansas City will be the guest preacher. The 100 voice Women’s Choir will provide the music. Call 539-3324.

Sunday, at 11:30 a.m., the Little Mount Zion Baptist Church, on Pruden Boulevard, will be celebrating their annual Family and Friends Day with Evangelist Willie Riddick Jr., of Rich Square as guest speaker at 11:30 a.m. Call 538-1139.

The Youth Department of Faith of Deliverance Church (Apostolic), 239 Holladay St., will travel to Six Flags America on Saturday, July 29, leaving from Wal-Mart parking lot at 8 a.m. $70 price includes transportation, food voucher (discounted), and admission to both the theme park and the water park. $30 deposit is due by May 6. Permission slip required for children. Those under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Contact Elder Lloyd Norman at 757-338-5747 or 252-465-9943.

Mount Ararat Christian Church will start spring revival Tuesday, April 25 with prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Rev. Edgar T. Rawles Jr., of Richmond will be the speaker. Revival will continue Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at the same time, with various choirs providing the music.

St. Matthews Holiness Church, 750 Dutch Rd., Holland, will hold a pre-installation service for its new pastor, Elder Ronald Goodwin, on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. Oak grove Baptist Church and pastor Anthony Copeland will be guests.

Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church, West Liberty Spring Rd., is having a three-night revival Wed., Thurs., and Fri., April 26-28, each night at 7:30 p.m. The programs will be held in Harris Funeral Home’s Chapel on Carolina Road. Guest minister is Rev. Carroll Dickens Sr., Garysburg, N.C. Call 539-1928

Faith of Deliverance Church (Apostolic), 239 Holladay St., will have a service entitled “Get Rid of the Weight” Sunday, April 28 at 7:30 p.m.

St. Timothy Baptist Church, 1613 E. Washington St., celebrates Youth Anniversary month, Friday April 28 at 6 p.m. with Youth Explosion.

The Gospel Harmoneers of Ivor, and the Music Department of New Gospel Temple will be guests on Saturday, April 29 at 7 p.m. in St. Phillip Church, 728 Ashley Ave. Evangelist Lenora Barnes is sponsor. Call 539-0749.

Providence UMC is holding its annual fish fry dinner at the church, 3109 Providence Road, on April 29th from 4-7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for a complete meal to eat-in or take-out. Desserts are available as an extra. Tickets in advance or at the door. Call Bob Thurman 536-0803.

King’s Fork Gospel Choir from King’s Fork High School will have its first public concert, “A Gospel Explosion,” on Saturday, April 29 in the school auditorium at 5 p.m. The choir invites other choirs or praise dance groups to contact them to be come part of this show. Contact the sponsor, Chirlene Mitchell at 923-5240, or

Christian Home Baptist Church, 20123 Longview Dr., Windsor, will have a Women’s Conference Saturday, April 29 from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $10. Call 255-4600 or 638-3205. The speakers will continue on Sunday

at 9:30 a.m.

St. Johns Episcopal Church in Chuckatuck is celebrating its 250th anniversary. The final event will be a luncheon and dedication of a new brick walkway following the 10:30 a.m. service April 30. The building will be rededicated during the morning service.

El Bethel Worship Center, 4324 Holland Road, will present 100 Men and Women in Black and White on Sunday, April 30 at 4 p.m. Call 923-3511

St. Timothy Baptist Church, 1613 E. Washington St., celebrates Youth Anniversary Month, at 11 a.m., Sunday, April 30, with Youth Anniversary Sunday Service. The speaker will be Elder Boone of New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministry.

St. Matthew’s Holiness Church, 750 Dutch Rd., Holland, will hold an installation service for its new pastor, Elder Ronald Goodwin on Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. The guests will be Pastor Larry Parker and the Piney Grove Baptist Church.

The Beautification Ministry of Bethlehem Christian Church, 312 Bute St., will sponsor a musical program on Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. The public is invited to this spirit filled event.

Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, phone 538-1841, will have its Women’s Day luncheon from 9 a.m. n 1 p.m., May 6.

Join the Magnolia United Methodist Church for their annual SpringFest at the Church, 1764 Wilroy Road, Saturday, May 6th from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Events will include a rummage sale, bake sale, live plant sale, silent auction, food sale and free games for the children and free entertainment!

St Paul’s Baptist Church, 806 Lincoln Ave., will have a benefit program for the Gospel Chorus on Saturday, May 6 at 5p.m. Entitled “Women in the Bible,” the program will include several evangelists from Suffolk, Portsmouth and Newport News. The sponsor is Ida Saunders. Call 539-9692.

Faith of Deliverance Church (Apostolic), 239 Holladay St., will have a service entitled “The Seven I Am” on Saturday, May 6 at 6 p.m.

Faith of Deliverance Church (Apostolic), 239 Holladay St., will have an ushers anniversary service Sunday, May 7 at 4 p.m. The Guest speaker will be Minister Debra Ghoston of Christian Home Baptist church.

Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, phone 538-1841, will celebrate Women’s Day at regular services, May 7.

Faith of Deliverance Church (Apostolic), will be conducting revival services Wednesday-Friday,

May 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. This revival will be held at Greater Sweet Beulah Church, 137 Maple St. Pastor Bishop Madison Copeland will be the guest speaker.

The Upper Room Holiness Church, 5684 Godwin Blvd., will have the 6th pastor’s appreciation banquet on May 13 at 6 p.m., in the Chuckatuck II dining room of the Hilton Garden Inn. Music will be provided by The Wilson Five, and the speaker will be Bishop Jenkins. $25 for adults, $10 for children. Call 934-2175.

On Sunday, May 14, Mothers’ Day, The Dawson Town Community Choir of Chesapeake, and the Gospel Jubilee of Moyock, N.C. will be singing at Gates of Heaven C.O.G.I.C., 112 Beech St., at 5 p.m., sponsored by the Pastor’s Purse. Call 925-0095.

There will be an appreciation musical for Mr. And Mrs. James Copeland Jr. (April Bazemore) on Saturday, May 20 at 5 p.m. in the Greater Sweet Beulah Holiness Church, 137 Maple Street. Featured soloists include saaxaphonist Kia Brooks, Joshua Mizelle and the Words of Praise, Chariots of Fire, and many more. Call Pam Reid 923-2882/ 284-6248 or Juanita Copeland 535-2715.

God’s Anointed Touch Ministries Women’s Conference will take place at 70 East Windsor Boulevard. The Kingdom Warriors: Armed and Dangerous will appear Friday and Saturday w/ Bishop Olive C. Brown preaching at 7:30 p.m. Friday, May 19. There will be workshops from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday. Call 242-4151.

There will be a gospel sing event at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, featuring “Heaven Sent” on Sunday, May 21 at 6 p.m. Call 539-5658.

God’s Anointed Touch Ministries will present a free gospel concert, Saturday, July 29 at the Suffolk National Guard Armory, 2761 Godwin Boulevard, at 6 p.m. Vendors welcome.

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