The Father's House, 500 29th St., North Charleston, welcomes Pastor Dont'e Jackson and the congregation of First Baptist Church of Huntington at 6 p.m. July 22 at the church, in celebration of pre-anniversary services for the Rev. Dr. Lloyd A. and first lady Rosa Hill. This service will be in honor of first lady Hill.
The First Missionary Baptist Church of London will celebrate 107 years of service to the Lord and our community with their annual picnic from noon to 5 p.m. July 21 at the church. The celebration continues at 11 a.m. on Sunday with the Rev. Dr. Thomas R. Murray Jr. and congregation from the First Missionary Baptist Church of Montgomery as guests. Dinner will be served following the morning worship. At 3:30 p.m. Sunday, the Rev. Dr. Michael Poke and congregation from St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, St. Albans, will climax the celebration. All are welcome. The Rev. Garland Johnson is pastor.
Metropolitan Baptist Church, 205 Donnally St., will celebrate its 97th Church Anniversary at 11 a.m. Sunday. Guest preacher will be Minister Franklin Hairston of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Fairmont.
Unity of Kanawha Valley host a hot dog sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Unity of Kanawha Valley, located at 804 Myrtle Road, at the corners of Bridge and Myrtle roads.
"The Sea The Sea" will be presented by Mira Stanley and Chuck Costa at 7:30 p.m. July 21 at Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road, corner of Bridge and Myrtle roads. Stanley and Costa are traveling the U.S. teaching in music camps and performing in folk festivals and concerts. They recently won the Kerryville Folk Festival in Texas. A donation of $10 per attendee is suggested and 50 percent of their proceeds will be donated back to Unity. For information, visit www.theseathesea.com. Information can be seen on Facebook at www.facebook.com/theseatheseamusic and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/theseatheseamusic.
Spirit Life Fellowship, located at 137 6th St. in Dunbar, will host a Community Day on Aug. 4 at the church. This is a free event for the entire community. Hotdogs, inflatables, outdoor games/activities, live outdoor music from local Christian bands, and more will be provided. For information, visit www.spiritlifefellowshipchurch.com, call 304-768-2573 or email spiritlifefellows...@suddenlinkmail.com.
King Of Glory International Ministries will present its Second Annual "I Lived To Tell It" Conference at 7 p.m. Sept. 7-9. Dr. Yvonne Capehart of Pensacola, Fla., will speak on Sept. 7. Speakers from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 8 include Carlotta Lynch, Morgantown; Renee Dixon, Morgantown; Gloria McDuffey, Henderson, N.C.; Pastor Tina M. Beatty will speak at 11 a.m. on Sept. 9. Seating is limited. Registration fee is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Mail checks or Money Orders to KOGIM, 302 Delaware Ave., Charleston, WV 25302. For information, call 304-720-5994 or email kingofgloryintlministr...@yahoo.com
The Aldersgate United Methodist Women in Sissonville will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 4 at the church, 6823 Sissonville Road. Hot dogs, drinks and other items will also be available for purchase by the fundraising team.
Temple of Faith Ministries will have a yard sale/bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 28 at the church, 5518 Big Tyler Road, Cross Lanes.
The Second Annual West Virginia Mountain State Gospel Singers Convention will be held July 22-29 on the convention grounds located in Nicholas County, 3 miles south of Summersville, off U.S. 19. Follow W.Va. 129 E. The schedule includes: 7 p.m. nightly, Sunday through July 26, choir singing and youth activities; 1 p.m. July 27, Youth Choir; 7 p.m to midnight, July 27, Open Mic; 1:45 to 6:45 p.m., July 28, Open Mic; 7 p.m., July 28, Quartets and Trios; 10 to 11 a.m. July 29, Sunday morning worship; and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 29, closing program. For information, visit www.wvgospelsing.com or call 304-872-1977.
An outdoor gospel concert will be held at 6 p.m. on Aug. 18 at Liberty Baptist's new property, located just off U.S. 60 on Yates Crossing in Ona. Singers will be the Humphreys, The Sacred Heirs and The Harvesters from Sanford, N.C. Bring a lawn chair and a friend. For directions or information, contact John Snodgrass at 304-638-0639.
Thorofare Community Church in Clendenin will be having a special guest soloist, Ron Pickell, at 7 p.m. July 22 at the church, located on Thorofare Road. For directions or information, call Pastor Holley at 304-965-0600.