St. Mary#8217;s COGIC will offer Parents#8217; Night every third Friday of the month. Registration will be held every third Thursday. Parents#8217; Night is an evening childcare service offered by the

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 14, 2006

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.


Email newsletter signup

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.

Virginia University of Lynchburg – 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, Bachelor Of Religious Studies, and Master of Divinity.

Call 934-0191. Dr. Naomi P. Chamber, is director, and the University is accredited, and offers financial aid.

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 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.

June 10 will be the Third Annual March for Jesus. The parade assembly will be at 9 a.m. in the parking lot on South Saratoga Street behind the Salvation Army. The parade will roll out at 10 a.m. and will end at the First Baptist Church parking lot on North Main Street. It will be followed by a rally in the parking lot from about 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Youth groups, praise teams, self-created praise banners are invited to join in the march. Call the Rev. Cleveland Brown at 986-2857 or 619-7124.

Praises in the Park starts at 11 a.m., June 10, in Peanut Park on Carolina Road. There will be churches sharing information, speakers, praise and worship music, and clothing collections for the needy. Jon Cash of WAVY TV-10 will be signing books. Programs continue until 6 p.m. Call Susan Anderson at 923-3048.

Sixth Street Baptist Church, 324 Goodman St., is having a salted herring breakfast with apple and potato jacks, Saturday, June 10. Also available are pink salmon cakes. The event sponsor is the Harvest Fest Committee. Call Ethel Eley at 539-6232. This is the last cooking for herring breakfast until October 1.

Pleasant Union Baptist Church is sponsoring a car wash at the Carolina Cleaners parking lot on East Washington Street, starting at 9 a.m., Saturday, June 10. Vaurice’s Men’s Fellowship is the sponsor. Call Minister Thomas Turner at 673-8580

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.

New Mt. Zion Holiness, 2113 Georgia Ave., is having a special service at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, with Overseer Pernell Luster as the speaker.

Bethlehem Christian Church, 312 Bute St., is celebrating Annual Children’s Day Sunday, June 11, at 3 p.m. There will be songs, performances by local children of children of the bible, and a bible quiz.

The women of Greater First Baptist Church will celebrate their annual Women’s Day Sunday, June 11, at 11 a.m. The guest preacher is the Rev. Agnes Seaborne of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Emporia.

Vaurice’s Men’s Fellowship of Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St., will meet at 8 a.m., breakfast at 9:15 a.m.; Women’s Fellowship at 11 a.m., June 11. Call the Rev. N.P. Chambers at 539-0367.

The House of Prayer, 51 Clay Hill Road, Gatesville, N.C., is having a Building Fund Service on Sunday, June 11 at 4 p.m. The speaker will be Bishop Daniel Boone of Suffolk’s True Gospel Ministries. Call 535-7830.

Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, 6100 Holy Neck Road, will have a concert by The Holland New Birth Community Choir, Sunday, June 11, at 3 p.m. Featured singers are The Whitfield Sisters, The Blizzard Family, The Smith Family, The Faulk Family, The Saunders Family, The Sumner Family, and the Lawrence Family. Call 657-6212.

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 481 Pineview and Butler drives, will celebrate Men’s Day, June 11 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Lawrence Cox will be the guest minister.

Mt. Ararat Christian Church, 1860 Airport Road, will celebrate their annual Men’s Day Sunday, June 11, at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Kennard Stinnette.

Piney Grove Baptist Church, Buckhorn, will be observing Youth Day service on Sunday, June 11, at 11:30 a.m. The speaker will be Elder Lloyd Norman from Faith of Deliverance Ministries.

New Jerusalem Holiness Church will be having Youth Day on Sunday, June 11, at 11:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Anita Lewis of St. Paul R.Z.U.A. The public is invited.

New Paul’s Temple Holiness Church, 720 Hosier Road, will have a meeting of the Auxiliary at 4 p.m., Sunday, June 11. Call Evangelist Frances Towns at 925-4032.

New Paul’s Temple Holiness Church, 720 Hosier Road, will have as guest speaker, Bishop Dwight Whitfield of Rising St. James on June 11 at 7:30 p.m. Call Evangelist Frances Towns at 925-4032.

Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St., is having a Women’s Revival, June 13-15 at 7 p.m. each night. Messengers are: Tuesday, Rev. Delores Manley; Wednesday, Rev. Jean Johnson; Thursday, Rev. Rose Cooper. Call the Rev. N.P.Chambers at 539-0367 or 934-0191.

First Baptist Church, 122 Mahan Street, will have a Youth Revival Tuesday-Thursday, June 13 through June 15, nightly at 7 p.m. The guest youth revivalist will be the Rev. Reginald Williams, Youth Minister of Trinity United Church of Christ, Chicago, Ill. Call 539-6623.

Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave., will have its Annual Youth Revival Monday through Friday, June 12-16 at 7 p.m. The Rev. Ernest L. Reid, pastor of Olive Branch Baptist Church, Portsmouth, will be the guest speaker. Choirs from the Tidewater area will sing each night. Call Dr. John E. Jones at 465-0350.

New Paul’s Temple Holiness Church, 720 Hosier Road, will have as guest speaker Elder Howard Green will be the guest speaker on June 16 at 7:30 p.m. Call 925-4032.

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.

Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Avenue, is having its Youth Revival June 12-16, each night at 7 p.m. Choirs from the area will sing, and the Rev. Ernest L. Reid, pastor of Olive Branch Baptist Church, Portsmouth, will be the speaker. Call Dr. John E. Jones at 465-0350.

Greater Grace Ministries, meeting at the Union Hall, 509 E. Washington St., is holding Back II The Bible Conference from June 14-17. Guest speakers include Evangelist Willie Riddick and Bishop Carl D. Lykes. Call 605-0822.

Saturday, June 17, from 6-10 p.m. there will be a Christian Concert with live bands in the former Child Care wing of the Suffolk YMCA on Godwin Boulevard. The bands are Uprising and Hemotheory. Admission is free. A $3 donation is suggested. Impact Suffolk is the main sponsor of the event. Call Darren at COPICO 934-2113.

Liberty Spring Christian Church, 4213 Whaleyville Blvd., Suffolk, will hold Vacation Bible School June 19 n 23 at the church from 9 a.m.-

noon.  A light lunch will be served.  Call 986-4403 to register children age 3 through sixth grade.

East End Baptist Church will celebrate their annual Spring Revival Monday-Friday, June 19-23, nightly at 7 p.m. Each service begins with a mini-concert. Guest preachers are, Monday, Dr. Lavelle Maxwell; Tuesday- Thursday, the Rev. Fred Luter of Franklin Ave. Baptist Church, New Orleans. La. Call 539-3324. Dr. Mark A. Croston Sr. is the Pastor.

Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church, 12 Mahan Street, will be Monday-Friday, June 19-23 at 6 p.m. Classes start at pre-school level and include adult classes. Call 539-6623.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will have Bible School with a different theme, called Son Treasure Island. There will be games, crafts, singing, skits and more, all designed to help children discover the treasure of God’s love. It will run from June 19-23 at 142 Tynes St. from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call 934-0830.

Faith Community UHC, 800 Whitemarsh Road, will have Vacation Bible School for all ages (Nursery to Adults) June 19-23, nightly from 6:30-8 p.m. Call 925-1900.

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.

On Saturday, June 24, there will be a Fun Day at Faith Community UHC, 800 Whitemarsh Road, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., featuring food, games and prizes for all ages.

The Open Door Church, 816 King’s Fork Road, is having a vacation bible school titled: “Arctic Edge: Where Adventure Meets Courage,” From June 25-30, nightly from 6:30-9 p.m. There is something for all ages from infants to adults.

The members of Greater Sweet Beulah Church invite the public to join them in a one day and one night trip to Lancaster, Pa., on August 4-5. The cost is $240 including transportation, one night in the hotel, dinner, tickets to “Psalms of David”, and a full buffet breakfast. Payment in full is due by July 1. Call LeAngelia Cross at 763-9095.

Healing Chapel Baptist Church, 2375 Godwin Boulevard is having its Women’s Day Celebration with a Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, July 15 at 9 a.m. with the Rev. Madecia Wright as the speaker. The celebration continues with Worship Service on Sunday, July 16 at 3 p.m., with Minister Debra Golston of Christian Home Baptist Church. Call 539-2961.

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

(Editor’s Note: Send church notes and events to or fax to 539-8804.

You may include photos to go with the announcement.

, however, due to space limitations we may not be able to include every one we receive.)