Christian Tabernacle Community Church, 461 Smith St., is having a Gospel on Wheels Skate, Saturday, May 27 from 5-7 p.m. at Smithfield Skate Ltd., in Smithfield. Cost is #036;6 per person. Proceeds wi

Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 3, 2006

On Saturday, May 27, Bethlehem Christian Church will sponsor a Block Explosion, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., featuring food, praise dance ministries, musicals, mime teams, the Word of God and more. It will all take place on Second Avenue, Pitchkettle Road, and

Bute Street to Third Avenue. Call 539-1167.

Little Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 3288 Pruden Blvd., is having a Yard Sale and is selling dinners from 8 a.m. until…. on Saturday, May 27. Dinners will include fish, chicken, and pig feet. Sweet potato jacks will also be on sale. Call 539-1991


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Tucker Swamp Baptist Church, 37527 Seacock Chapel Rd., Zuni, is celebrating its 200th anniversary all weekend. There will be entertainment and BBQ on Sat, May 27 at 3 p.m. On Sunday, May 28 there will be a continental breakfast at 8:30 a.m., followed by Sunday School and Worship Service. There will be a dinner at 12:30 p.m., and a Celebration Service at 2:30 p.m. Call 242-6553.

Christian Home Baptist Church, 20123 Longview Dr., Windsor, is sponsoring a Play Sunday, May 28, at 5 p.m., called “Hell is That Way,” to benefit The Relay For Life.

Mount Ararat Christian Church, 1860 Airport Rd., will celebrate its 140th Anniversary at 4 p.m., Sunday, May 28 with the Rev. J.J. Ferguson as the guest minister. The Zion male chorus will provide the music. Call Marilyn West at 539-6694.

Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church and family and Dr. John E. Jones will fellowship at Sixth Street Baptist Church for the choir anniversary at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 28.

Elder Fletcher Reid of Upper Room Holiness Church will be the guest speaker at Mt. Olive Holiness Church, 427 Webb St., at 4 p.m., Sunday, May 28. Call 934-1883.

The members of Greater Sweet Beulah Pentecostal Church, 137 Maple St., invite everyone to join them in a one day and one-night trip to Lancaster, Pa., Friday August 4-5. Included are transportation, one night in the hotel, dinner at Good and Plenty restaurant, tickets to “Psalms of David” play, and a full breakfast buffet for a total of $240. $100 dep. By 6/1, and bal. by 7/1. For details call Le Angelia cross at 763-9095.

Faith Community Outreach Center, 800 Whitemarsh Rd., presents a Time of Healing and Restoration with pastor Larry Herring on Wednesday – Friday, May 31- June 2, at 7:30 nightly. Call deaconess Linda Lassiter at 925-1900 or 397-5019.

The W. P. Wiggins Bible Institute is having a graduation ceremony at the New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministry, 307 County St., at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 3.

The keynote speaker is the Rev. Carlton Upton of Tabernacle Christian Church.

The Rev. Ronnie R. Boone and the Missouri Baptist Church family, 2020 Lake Cohoon Rd., will honor their First Lady, Minister Wilma Boone, at a celebration on Sunday, June 4, at 3 p.m. Call 934-1176.

Women’s Day will be observed June 4, at 11 a.m. in New Calvary Baptist Church, 220 N. Sixth St.. Evangelist Lenora Barnes will be the speaker. Call 538-1932.

Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church will be having its 4th year anniversary June 4 at 4.p.m. in the Holland Community House, Holland. The guest minister will be pastor Ronnie Hall of St. John Christian Church.

Annual Women’s Day will be observed at New Calvary Baptist church, 220 N. Sixth St., June 4, at 11 a.m. the speaker will be evangelest Lenora Barnes of St. Philip’s Pentecostal Holiness Church. Call 539-1256 or 538-1932.

Greater Sweet Beulah Pentecostal Church, 137 Maple St., is celebrating Men’s Day at 4 p.m., June 4, with the Rev. Eddie Deas III of Portsmouth as the messenger, sponsored by minister Dwayne Parrett and Deacon Phillip Bazemore. Call 925-4953.

The women of Greater Sweet Beulah Pentecostal Church, 137 Maple St., will celebrate their annual Women’s Day at the 11 a.m. service, with evangelist Tarsha Wiley-Sullivan of Washington, D.C. Call 538-1123.

The Pentecostal Churches of Christ Holiness WorldWide will have a Powerhouse Experience revival at Rising St. James PHC, 201 North Sixth Street, Monday, June 5 through Friday, June 9.

Piney Grove Baptist Church, 4901 Deerpath Road is having anniversary revival services at 7:30 p.m., June 6-8 as follows: June 6, Rev. J. J. Ferguson; June 7, Rev. Nathaniel Scates, Jr.; June 8, Bishop John Kindred.

Scott’s Revival Center and pastor Evelyn Square are presenting a drama play “The Great White Throne Judgement” Friday, June 9, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 10, at 5 p.m. The play is being presented at Southampton High School, 23350 Southampton Parkway, Courtland. Admission is free. Call 562-7079 or visit

Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, is celebrating Pastor’s Anniversary with a banquet at the Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 10.

God’s Annointed Touch Ministries, 70 E. Windsor Boulevard, Windsor, is having a Bring Back the Glory Crusade on June 8, 9, 10 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker is Bishop Taylor of the Powerful Word Provision of Promise Church in Bayshore, N.Y. Call 242-4151

Piney Grove Baptist Church, 4901 Deerpath Road, Rev. Larry J. Parker, Pastor, will be celebrating the Pastor’s third anniversary on Sunday, June 11 at 4 p.m. Dr. A. Lincoln James, Jr., Trinity Baptist Church, Richmond will speak.

Pastor’s anniversary celebration continues at Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, on Sunday, June 11, at 8 a.m. with the Rev. Joe B. Fleming of Third Baptist Church, Portsmouth, and 11 a.m. with Dr. James King of Family Life Christian Center, Fredericksburg.

First Baptist Church, 112 Mahan St., is having a youth revival from June 15 through June 19 at 7.p.m. The revivalist will be the Rev. Reginald Williams, Youth Minister of Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago.

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 June 16. 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 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

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.

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.

Sixth Street Baptist Church, 324 Goodman St., will sell fried and steamed crabs every Saturday in the month of May. For times and details, call 539-6232 or 539-7057.

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