The Balm of Gilead Missionary Baptist Church, 3731 Whitemarsh Road, will be giving a missionary workshop on Saturday, Aug.12, from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The theme is #8220;Missionary Work That Really Ma

Published 12:00 am Monday, August 14, 2006

New Paul’s Temple Holiness Church, 720 Hosier Road, will hold a Women’s Day Celebration, “Seeking Godly Wisdom,” Aug. 13 at noon. Guest speaker will be Minister Willie M. Artis. The 4 p.m. speaker will be Evangelist Dorothy Wiggins, of St. Stephens PHC.

Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, 6100 Holy Neck Road, will have a Homecoming Aug. 13 at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. H. Harvey Murrill and the congregation of Mt. Ararat Christian Church will render the services.

New Jerusalem Holiness Church, Carrsville, will be having their annual Women’s Day on Sunday, August 12 at 11:30 a.m. The theme is “Going Beyond the Four Walls” Luke 14:23. The speaker will be the Rev. Shirley Liverman of East End Baptist Church. The chairperson for Women’s Day is Sis. Shenetta Hamlin. The public is invited. For more information, call Sis. Shenetta Hamlin at 538-3344 or 934-7632.

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Arthur Holliman of the New Spiritual Harmoneers of Tidewater presents Gospelfest 2006. This event will be held on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 4 p.m. at Piney Grove Baptist Church, 4901 Deerpath Road. The Gospelfest will feature various artists, groups and choirs from around the Tidewater area. The program is free to the public. For further information, please contact Arthur Holliman at 923-3906.

New Paul’s Temple Holiness Church Men’s Department, 720 Hosier Road, Suffolk, will have a “Brothers Come Together and Pray Morning” on Saturday, Aug. 12 at 8 a.m. For more information, contact Deacon W. Jeffery Jones at 934-8151

Mt. Lebanon Church of God in Christ, 1732 Mt. Lebanon Ave., will host their annual Women’s Day on August 13 at 2:30 p.m. Speaker will be assistant supervisor Nellie Fawn of Virginia I. C.O.G.I.C. The public is invited to attend.

Cypress Chapel Christian Church Revival services will be held each Sunday night in Aug. (13, 20, 27) at 7 p.m.  Music will be led by Voice of Truth and The Corapeake Boys.

Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 1589 Steeple Drive, Eclipse, is having Vacation Bible School from Aug. 13-17, 6-8:30 p.m. each night.

“The Holy Land n Bethlehem Village” is the theme.

Journey with us to see where the Savior is born!

Christmas will never be the same!

This journey is open to children PreK through sixth grade.

A snack supper will be served at 5:30 each evening and the journey begins at 6 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Call Connie Schau at 238-2359 for more information or to volunteer.

Little Mount Zion Baptist Church, 3288 Pruden Blvd., will celebrate “Homecoming” on Sunday, Aug. 13 at 3 p.m. the Rev. James B. Williams and the Sixth Street Baptist Church Family will be in charge of the service. Rev. Franklin R. Williams is the host Pastor. For more information, call 757-539-1991.

The Little Mount Zion Baptist Church, 3288 Pruden Blvd., will hold its “Annual Revival” beginning Monday, Aug. 14 through Friday, August 18. The speaker is the Rev. Ernest L. Reid, Jr. Pastor of Olive Branch Baptist Church, Portsmouth. The service will begin nightly at 7:30 p.m. with Praise and Praise. Call 757-539-1991 for more information.

The Apostolic Faith Churches of God Live On, Live On Ministries, Inc., will host their annual conference Aug. 13-18, at 4324 Holland Road. Conference speakers include Chief Apostle Richard H. Cross Sr., Apostle Richard Cross Jr., Bishop C.L. Hanshaw, and special guests Bishop D. Myles Golphin, from Raleigh, N.C.; Bishop Eddie Peete Jr., from Tacoma, Wash.; and Overseer Ardell Tucker. Call 934-8431.

Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, 6100 Holy Neck Road, will hold revival services Aug. 15-17 at 7:30 p.m. Revivalist will be the Rev. Steven Blunt, pastor of First Baptist Church, Mahan Street. Guest choirs will be Piney Grove Baptist Church, Tuesday; Rising St. James, Wednesday; First Baptist Church, Mahan Street, Thursday.

Church of Deliverance 21st Century, 308 Briggs St., will host the annual fellowship convocation from August 15-20 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. August 12 will be the musical. Tuesday speaker will be Bishop W.P. Wiggins of New Mount Joy and the United Church of God Fellowship. Wednesday speaker will be Bishop Madison Copeland of Greater Sweet Beulah Holiness Church. Thursday speaker will be Pastor Tully Wood, Anchored in Jesus Ministries, Norfolk. Friday speaker will be Elder Gregory Lightner Chapel on the Hill Church, S.C. Sunday morning speaker will be Joseph Colander, Greater House of Refuge for all People Ministries Baltimore, Md., at 11:30.

Missouri Baptist Church, 2020 Lake Cohoon Road, will hold a youth revival Aug. 16-18 at 7: 30 each night. Theme is Escape the Norm-Transform. Special guests: Wednesday, the Rev. Antwan Jones; Thursday, Elder Trevon Boone; Friday, the Rev. John Davis III. Call 934-1176.

St. Paul RZUA will be having their annual revival from August 16-18. Dallas Ellis will be the speaker from United Full Gospel Revival Center. Service will be at 7:30 p.m. nightly.

Oxford United Methodist Church, 601 W. Washington St., will be having Community Family Fun Day, Saturday, Aug. 19 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., located in the church parking lot. The event will feature a moonwalk, face painting, balloon sculptures, live music, children’s bible activities, a children’s crafts table, and provide food and fun. For more information call 539-8253.

Macedonia AME Church, 127 Pines St., will hold Community Day from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19. There will be food, games, a yard sale and a bake sale. Rain date is Aug. 26. Call 539-4502.

New Gospel Temple C.O.G.I.C., 236 Mineral Springs Rd., will host Joshua Mizzelle & Prophecy presented by Jay’s Audio and Music Production on Saturday, Aug. 19. The show starts at 7:30 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public.

Homecoming will be observed at Macedonia AME Church, 127 Pines St., Aug. 20, during the 11 a.m. service.

The Rev. Raymond Edmond Jr., of Baltimore, will be the guest messenger.

At 4 p.m., we will fellowship with the Rev. Andre Jefferson and the Bethel A.M.E. Church Family of Hampton.

Missouri Baptist Church, 2020 Cohoon Road, will observe Youth Day Aug. 20 at the 11 a.m. service. Guest minister will be Andrew Hall Sr., of St. Matthews Holiness Church.

St. Paul RZUA will be having Men and Women Day Aug. 20 at 11:15 p.m. Speakers will be Elder Victor and Missionary Katrina Thompson from New Community C.O.G.I.C. under the leadership of Bishop Ted Thomas.

Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Avenue, will hold its annual Homecoming Aug. 21-25. Special guest Aug. 20 at 3 p.m. will be the Rev. Joe B. Fleming and Third Baptist Church family from Portsmouth. There will be a revival with Dr. Joe B. Fleming and choirs from the Tidewater area, beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. Call 465-0350.

Sunday, Aug. 20 at 4 p.m., Elder Theron Jones and congregation of Little Washington, N.C. will be the speaker for the Building Fund at Virginia-Carolina Temple Family Worship Center, 5500 Carolina Rd.

St. Matthews Holiness Church, 800 Dutch Rd., will have its Summer Revival from Sunday, Aug. 20 through Thursday, Aug. 24. Speakers will be Sunday at 3 p.m., Prophet Spencil Goodwin- Prayer Mission Baptist. Guests will be as follows: Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Pastor James Williams of Sixth Street Baptist, Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., Prophet Brian Outlaw of the Divine Church of Deliverance and Thursday at 7:30 p.m., Bishop Dwight Whitefield of Rising St. James.

Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Surry, will host the Swanee Quintet at 7 p.m. Aug. 21. Also featured will be the Gospel Sensations from Portsmouth and Worship Leaders Leroy and Janice Butler of the Leroy Butler Gospel Hour. The event is to benefit the Edwin Edler Medical Fund. Admission is free; a love offering will be accepted.

Fall Revival will be observed at Macedonia AME Church, 127 Pines St., Aug. 21 thru Aug. 25.

Dr. Carlton Upton Sr., of Tabernacle Christian Church, will be the evangelist for the week.

Services will begin each night at 7 p.m.

The members of Greater Sweet Beulah will host their first annual Youth Gospel Conference Aug. 21-27.

We will have seminars on various concerns facing today’s youth, a midnight cantata, and nightly services.

For further information, contact Elder Wallace Johnson at 438-9123 or Tameka Barnes at 676-6846.

The members of Greater Sweet Beulah will host their first annual Youth Gospel Explosion Conference on Aug. 24-27. There will be seminars on various issues concerning today’s youth, a midnight cantata, and nightly services. For further itinerary information, please contact Elder Wallace Johnson at 438-9123 or Tameka Barnes at 676-6846.

Missouri Baptist Church, 2020 Lake Cohoon Road, will host Youth Day at King’s Dominion, Aug. 26. Depart the church at 8 a.m. Cost: ages 3-11, $50; 12-18, $60; adults, $60. Call 934-8854. Full payment is due Saturday, Aug. 12.

Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave., will have an Annual Men’s Day and a fish fry Aug. 26 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.Cost: $6 donation per plate. Call 934-2843.

The Gospel Group “Just Inspired” will perform in concert at Liberty Spring Christian Church, 4213 Whaleyville Blvd., Sunday, Aug. 27, at 7:00 p.m.

Temple Beth El, 3972 Bridge Road., will host “An Evening of Gospel” dinner concert Aug. 27, featuring the Legendary Luther Barnes and the Red Budd Gospel Choir with special guests the Rising Saint James Male Chorus of Suffolk, The Kingsmen of Tidewater and Local Sensation “Mahogany.” For tickets, please contact First Lady Simone Thomas of Little Bethel Baptist Church at 487-8137.

Missouri Baptist Church, 2020 Lake Cohoon Road, will have Family and Friend’s Day, including a picnic, on Aug. 27. Call 934-1176.

Virginia-Carolina Temple Family Worship Center, 5500 Carolina Rd., will celebrate their 34th Church and Pastor Anniversary with Bishop William Wiggins and the New Mt. Joy Food for Living Ministries on Aug. 27 at 3:30 p.m. Revival will take place Aug. 30 through Sept. 1.

Virginia University of Lynchburg – Suffolk Teaching Site is now accepting applications for the fall semester beginning Aug. 29, continuing through Dec. 21. Programs are: Certificate in Ministry, Associate In Liberal Arts, Bachelor Of Religious Studies, and Master of Divinity. Call 934-0191. Dr. Naomi P. Chambers is director, and the University is accredited, and offers financial aid.

The Youth Mission of Pulaski Baptist Church, 6431 Carrsville Highway, 58 W, Carrsville, will sponsor a Back to School Shopping Trip on Sept. 2. The bus will leave the church for Potomac Mills Mall, Dale City, at 6 a.m. and Suffolk Wal-Mart at 6:30 a.m. The cost is $20.00 per person. For more information, contact Maryland Roberts at 934-2560.

Missouri Baptist Church, 2020 Lake Cohoon Road, will hold a church anniversary celebration beginning at 3 p.m. Guests will be the Rev. Gerald Goodman and the New Gospel Temple Church family.

Prayer Mission Baptist Church, 2505 Lankford Lane, Smithfield, will sponsor a gospel concert, Sunday, Sept. 3 at 4 p.m. at Carrollton Elementary School, 14440 New Towne Haven Lane, Carrollton, featuring The Golden Keys and The Singing Larks, Suffolk, The New Pearly Gates, Portsmouth, Rising St. James Mass Choir and Rising St. James Male Chorus, Suffolk, The King’s Men of Tidewater and the Dynamic Tones, Portsmouth. Tickets are $10.00 in advance, $15.00 at the door and $6.00 for children under 12. For more information, contact Joe Coston at 488-4104.

The Open Door Church, 816 Kings Fork Road, presents the “Restored Conference” from Sept. 6-10. Services times are as follows: Wednesday-Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 9:30 a.m., Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Hosting are Pastors Tony & Kathy Peaks, joined by guest speakers Dr. Mary Ann Brown, Rev. Kent Christmas, and Dr. B.J. Pruitt.

Oxford United Methodist Church, 601 W. Washington St., is hosting a Red Bird Mission Appalachian Craft Fair on Saturday, Sept. 9 from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Handcrafted merchandise will include baskets, candles, dolls, flowers, furniture, jewelry, ornaments, pottery, toys, woven items, jams and jellies, and much, much more. For more information, contact Ann Shapell at 539-5347 or 639-2695.

Missouri Baptist Church, 2020 Lake Cohoon Road church anniversary service will be at 3 p.m., Sept. 10, with the Rev. Hallie Richardson and Little Zion Baptist Church members from Hampton.

Missouri Baptist Church, 2020 Lake Cohoon Road, church anniversary service will be at 3 p.m., Sept. 17, with the Rev. Robert Barnes and members of Canaan Baptist Church as the special guests.

Missouri Baptist Church, 2020 Lake Cohoon Road, will have a church anniversary service at 3 p.m., Sept. 24, with Apostle Burnell T. Williams and Churches In One Accord Ministries as the special guests.

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.

The Chapel Grove United Church of Christ Prayer Request Line is open every Monday evening from 7-8 p.m.  Please call 242-6178, if desire someone to pray with you at that time.

Prayer Visual will be offered every Saturday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at St. Paul R2UA, 615 Spruce Street. Come to pray or for prayer- everyone is welcome. For further information, call 539-2742.

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