Sixth Street Baptist Church, 324 Goodman St., will have a harvest feast Nov. 11 beginning at 7:30 a.m. until it#8217;s over. Free clothes and hot food will be handed out to the needy.
A healing and deliverance crusade will be held Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. at El Bethel Worship Center, 4324 Holland Road. A free fish fry will follow the service. For transportation and more information call 923-3511.
Holy Neck Christian Church, 4400 Holy Neck Road, will hold an annual bazaar and barbecue from 4:30-6:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 11. The ladies of the church will sponsor a country store, home-baked goods and handmade crafts. The men’s fellowship is sponsoring the barbecue, which is $7 a plate, eat-in or takeout. Call 986-4524.
The Jackson Circle, a non-profit organization for local missions, will hold the 15th annual holiday fair at Bethlehem Christian Church, 1549 Holland Road, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Breakfast and lunch available, call 539-4274 for more information.
Mt. Ararat Christian Church Women’s Ministry will be celebrating their second annual Women’s Conference Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. The guest speaker will be Elder Annette P. Richardson. First Baptist Mahan Praise Dancers and a fashion show will follow lunch. Registration is $25. For more information, call Renee Reid at 923-2926.
Suffolk Christian Church, 216 N. Main St., will honor its veterans on Nov. 11 at commemorative services at Cedar Hill Cemetery and Albert Horton Veterans Cemetery. Nov. 12, all military veterans attending services will be honored.
The building committee of Greater First Baptist Church will present a concert Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. Following the concert there will be an “African American Heritage Soul Food Tasting.” The public is invited. Rev. Henry G. Baker is senior pastor. For more information call 539-0032.
Zion United Church of Christ, 5200 Quaker Dr., is celebrating men’s day Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. The speaker is Deacon James Richardson. Mr. Marvin Goodman and Mr. Clifton Gwaltney are guest soloists. All are invited. Call Sylvonnia Dickens at 934-3646 for more information.
First Baptist Church Mahan Street will have their annual homecoming service Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dennis Edwards of Baltimore, Md., will be the speaker. The homecoming banquet will be held that same day at 3 p.m. For more information, call 539-6623.
The Gospel Harmoneers of Ivor will be singing at Gates of Heaven COGIC, 112 Beech St., Suffolk, on Nov. 12 for the Pastor’s Purse. For more information, contact Deacon Charlie or Sister Arlethia Ward at 925-0095.
Pleasant Union Baptist Church, 215 Webb St., will hold a unity fellowship service at 9:30 a.m. The morning message will be given by the co-pastor, Rev. Dr. N.P. Chambers. Music will be provided by the Women’s Fellowship Choir. Call 539-0191.
The members of Greater Sweet Beulah will start off their annual Harvest Drive Celebration on Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Bishop Robert Branch from Healing Fountain Holiness Church. On Nov. 15 at 7 p.m., the guest speaker will be Elder Shaw from Church of All Nations in Spring Grove. The Harvest Drive will conclude on Nov. 19, at 4 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Sarah Hill from St Matthews Holiness Church. The host Pastor for this event is Bishop Madison G Copeland. The public is invited. For further information, call 539-7209 or 539-9535.
Galatians United Church of Christ, 2320 Manning Road, will celebrate their 106th anniversary Nov. 12 at 3 p.m. The Rev. Lillie Faison will be the guest preacher. The public is welcome. The host pastor is the Rev. Dr. Madelene F. Beard.
King’s Grove Pentecostal Holiness Church, 6300 Old Myrtle Rd., will hold their annual men’s day service Nov. 12 at 11:30 a.m. The speaker is Elder Dwayne B. Strothers, on the theme of blessings. For more information, call 986-4167.
Laural Hill UCC will hold annual men’s day service Nov. 12 at 11 a.m. The theme is “Strong Men Needed for Such a Time as This.” The speaker is Ellington Tyrone Graves. Call 657-6197 for more information.
The Apostolic Faith Churches of God Live On, 4324 Holland Rd., will observe their annual homecoming revival Nov. 16-17 at 7:30 p.m. Friday and 3 p.m. Saturday. Speakers are Elder Roberta Claude of Winton, N.C., Evangelist Anna N. James of Hopewell, Bishop Ricky Beale of Carrsville and Elder Reginald Lise of Aulander, N.C. Dinner will be served after Saturday service. Lise and Beale will be affirmed as apostles. Overseer William and Lloyd Claude will be honorary bishops. For more information call El Bethel at 923-3511.
Solomon’s Temple Church, 12479 Courthouse Highway, Smithfield, will hold its unity service Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at 3 p.m., the fall revival begins with Rev. Elliott Hill from Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Como, N.C. Nov. 20-21 at 7 p.m. nightly, revival will be held with Dr. Dwight Riddick from Gethsemane in Newport News. Nov. 23 at 9 a.m., Thanksgiving service will be held at Smithfield High School.
Missouri Baptist Church, 2020 Lake Cohoon Road, will host their annual Fall Rainbow Tea Nov. 18 at 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Guest speaker is Pastor Grace Williams of One Accord Worship Center in Virginia Beach. Ticket donations are $10. For additional information, call 934-1176.
Holland Baptist Church, 6519 Holland Road, will hold a gospel concert at 7 p.m., Nov. 18, with music by New Found Joy.
Suffolk Christian Church, 216 N. Main Street, will hold a fall bazaar Nov. 18, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Various items such as a table will be raffled off. Tickets are $5/each or five for $20.
Contact the church office at 539-9182.
The Sidney N. Rawls Seminarian Committee of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, 6100 Holy Neck Road, will sponsor a “50 States Rally” fundraiser for Hayes Allen Day Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. The pastor is Rev. Dr. Joseph H. Goode. Call Bro. James O. Daye at 562-2857 or Sis. Marvia Goode at 657-9827 for more information.
Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, will hold a Thanksgiving service Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. Refreshments and fellowship will follow the service. Call 539-5658 for more information.
St. Mary of the Presentation Catholic Church, 202 Sth Broad Street, Suffolk, will be celebrating their feast day on Nov. 21 with Mass at 6:30 p.m. and a Thanksgiving dinner at 7:30 p.m. For more information call Dorothy Cogswell at 539-5732.
Healing Chapel Baptist Church will hold men’s day
services Nov. 26 at 3 p.m. Dr. Ralph Richardson of Little Grove Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. For more information call 538-8910.
Gethsemane Baptist Church, 1656 Copeland Road, will celebrate their annual men’s day Nov. 26 at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Raymond Boone, editor of the Freedom Press Newspaper in Richmond. Richard A. Faulk Jr. is the chairman and Deacon Derek Luck is co-chairman. For more information call 934-2929.
Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church is celebrating its 93rd anniversary, and pastor’s 15th anniversary. Nov. 26 at 4 p.m., the Rev. Leroy Hill Jr. of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Portsmouth is the guest speaker. Nov. 27 at 7 p.m., Jerome Williams of New Testament Ministries Center, Portsmouth, will be guest speaker. Nov. 28 at 7 p.m., Bishop Dwight Whitfield of Rising St. James PHC in Suffolk will speak. Nov. 29 at 7 p.m., a Sing-A-Rama will be hosted. For more information, call 925-0369
Gates of Heaven COGIC will hold a three night revival at 7:30 p.m. nightly Nov. 29-Dec. 1. Wednesday, Rev. Vanessa Minggina from Piney Grove Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. The speaker on Thursday will be Evangelist Doris Cheny. Friday will feature speaker Missionary Diana Joe. For more information, call 539-8715.
Greater Sweet Beulah Apostolic will have a service Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. to honor Elect Lady Pauline Penn Copeland. The guest speaker will be Minister Deborah Gholston from Christian Home Baptist Church. The public is invited. Chairpersons are Sister Tameka Barnes and Sister LeAngelia Cross. Call 676-6846 for more information.
The Senior Choir of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, 6100 Holy Neck Road, will celebrate its 102nd anniversary Dec. 3 at 4 p.m. Gospel violinist Eric Taylor will be featured. The public is invited. Call 562-0948 for more information.
Providence United Methodist Church, 3109 Providence Road, is holding a December fruit sale. Oranges, pick grapefruit and tangerines are available. Place order no later than Dec. 4 by calling 539-9582, 539-7187, or 539-2820. Order will be available for pickup on Sat., Dec, 16 from 8 a.m. until noon.
Metropolitan Baptist Church will hold a Christmas Fellowship Gala at the Drydock Club in Portsmouth Dec. 9 from 7-11 p.m. Dress is semi-formal. Meal, fellowship and Pastor Alvin Darling will be the entertainment. Call 539-2696.
Tabernacle Christian Church, 2500 E. Washington St., will hold a “Jesus is the Reason for the Season Celebration Concert” Dec. 17 at 4:30 p.m. Admission is $30. Artists performing are The Williams Brothers, Tramaine Hawkins, and Luther Barnes and the Sunset Jubilaires. Tickets available at the church.
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.
Sunday school 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 you desire someone to pray with you at that time.
Prayer Vigil will be offered every Saturday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at St. Paul RZUA, 615 Spruce Street. Come to pray or for prayer—everyone is welcome. For further information, call 539-2742.
Forever Free Outreach Ministry holds a food giveaway every third Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 112 Beech Street.
Operation Blessing Food Bank donates food.
For information or transportation call 925-6089.
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