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Suffolk Teaching Site is now accepting applications for the fall semester beginning August 29, continuing through December 21, 2006. Programs are: Certificate in Ministry, Associate In Liberal Arts, B

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.

The $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.

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.

The 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 chimitchell@spsk12.net.

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.

The 119th session of the Nansemond-Isle of Wight Sunday School Union will take place Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30 in Mineral Spring Baptist Church, 4849 Mineral Spring Road starting at 10 a.m., Saturday. The program continues Sunday after regular worship services at 9:30 and 11 a.m., followed by lunch. Call 539-6367.

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

Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St., will observe Senior Citizen’s Day on Sunday, April 30. Rev. Catherine Hamlin of Courtland will be the speaker. Call 538-0658.

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.

Holly Grove A.M.E. Church will observe Missionary Day Sunday, April 30 at 11 a.m. worship. The preachers will be Re. Augusta Williams and Rev. Vivian Nickerson.

Main Street United Methodist Church, 202 N. Main St., has a Sunday program on the history of Suffolk and Main Street UMC from 9:45-10:30 a.m,, April 30, by George Birdsong. Call 539-8751.

Main Street United Methodist Church, 202 N. Main St., is having a Poster Festival for children (bring your family) on April 30, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. A dinner will be provided, starting at 6 p.m. Call 539-8751.

The Women’s Day Committee of Little Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 3288 Pruden Blvd., will sponsor a Rainbow Tea, Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m.

The Building Committee of Greater First Baptist Church will have a “100 Men and Women in White” program on Sunday, April 30 at 3 p.m. Guest preacher is the Rev. Dr. Millard F. Boone with choir and congregation.

The Upper Room Holiness Church, 5684 Godwin Blvd., is having a Pastor’s Appreciation Service at 3:30 p.m. Call 538-1033.

Virginia University of Lynchburg – Suffolk Teaching Site will observe their 14th annual commencement exercise May 2, at 7 p.m. in Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St. The speaker will be Rev. Larry Parker, alumnus and pastor of Piney Grove Baptist Church. Alumni and friends are invited to attend. Dr. Naoimi P. Chambers, director 934-0191.

New Paul’s Temple Holiness Church, 720 Hosier Rd., is having a Youth Revival, Wednesday, May 3, through Friday, May 5, each night at 7:30 p.m. The speaker will be Apostle James Bank of New Covenant Worship Center, Hampton. The Youth department is the sponsor. Call 934-7934.

Minister Bryan Johnson of Portsmouth, will be the guest preacher at Bethlehem Christian Church, 312 Bute St., on May 3-5, nightly at 7 p.m., for the Annual Youth Revival. Guest choirs will render the music. Call 538-2087 or 925-2382.

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, or 925-2821.

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.

New First Baptist Church, 1105 Hosier Rd., will be selling Yock on Saturday, May 6, starting at 10 a.m. The meal will be prepared by Florida. The event is sponsored by the Women’s Day Committee. To order, call 934-0338.

The Women’s Day Committee of Tabernacle Baptist Outreach Center, 3621 Nansemond Parkway will be having a prayer breakfast on Saturday, May 6 at 9 a.m. Speakers include Sister Lottie Fenwick. Cost is $7. Call 538-9017

There will be a Shoe Rally service at Gates of Heaven C.O.G.I.C., 112 Beech St., at 6 p.m., featuring Minister Debra Ghoston of Christian Home Baptist church. Call 539-0130 or 235-8810.

The Chapel Grove U.C.C., 7366 Blackwater Rd., Windsor, will have Women’s Day activities on May 6 and 7. A pre-Women’s Day luncheon will be held at noon on the 6th with guest speaker Evangelist Elizabeth Jones.

On May 7th, the guest speaker at 10 a.m. will be Rev. Lucretia Mason.

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 its regular services, May 7.

Chapel Grove U.C.C., 7366 Blackwater Rd., Windsor, will have a Gospel Extravaganza Dinner Theatre, sponsored by the Youth Ministry, May 7 at 4 p.m. The Lyric Avenue Poetry Base Theatrical Company of Richmond will be the guest performers. A $10 donation will cover dinner and the performance. Call 242-4816 or 242-6178.

Main Street United Methodist Church, 202 N. Main St., has a Sunday program on The Sacraments from 9:45-10:30, May 7, by Rev. Bob Parks. Call 539-8751.

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 Sixth 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.

Main Street United Methodist Church, 202 N. Main St., has a Sunday program on United Methodist Beliefs from 9:45-10:30, May 14, by Phil McPhail. Call 539-8751.

God’s Anointed Touch Ministries, 70 E. Windsor Blvd., Women’s Conference presents the Kingdom Warriors: Armed and Dangerous, May 19-20. Friday night 7:30 p.m., Saturday workshops 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 242-4151

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 Singing event at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, featuring “Heaven Sent” on Sunday, May 21 at 6 p.m.. Call 539-5658.

The Mass Choir of Tabernacle Baptist Outreach Center, 3621 Nansemond Parkway, will sponsor a trip to Six Flags America in Maryland, on June 24. Cost is $60. The bus leaves from Nansemond River High School at 7 a.m. Call 538-9071.

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. Luther Barnes and the Sunset Jubilaires, along with Bishop Neal Roberson will be featured. Vendors welcome. Call 242-4151 or log on to www.gatministries.org

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.

Parents’ Nights

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.

Free Dinner

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.

Tutoring

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

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

Call 539-7079.

Singles Classes

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.

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