Greater Emmanuel Gospel Tabernacle: will honor its pastor and first lady, Bishop Norman B. and lady Jacqueline Jones' 15th Pastoral Anniversary at several services in March at the church, 1546 3rd Ave. Service schedule is: March 10, 11 a.m., Co-Pastor Karen D. Hairston of Gospel Lighthouse, Fayetteville; March 15, 7 p.m., Robert Haley of Apostolic Free Church of God, St. Albans; March 16, 6 p.m., Overseer Yvonne Law
Living Water Apostolic Tabernacle, Beckley; March 17, 5 p.m., Robert Dudley of Jehovah Shammah Healing & Deliverance Ministries, Columbus, Ohio; and March 22, Dr. Fred T. Simms of Heart of God Ministries, Beckley. Van transportation is available by calling the church at 304-346-2511. For more information, call Elder Theresa Coleman at 304-421-4315.
Hopewell Baptist Church,: located in Hopewell, will have the Men's Annual Prayer Breakfast at 8 a.m. Feb. 23. All pastors, deacons and laymen of the Hopewell Baptist Association churches are invited to attend. Food and fellowship will be featured. Pastor is Mike Anderson.
The Achievers Class of the Fifth Avenue Church of God in South Charleston: will open its Clothes Closet from 10 a.m. to noon on Feb. 23. Clothes are free to families and individuals in need. Visitors should enter the church from the E Street side of the building. Free parking is available in the rear of the church. For more information, call Ruth Hunt at 304-744-5062.
Aldersgate United Methodist Church: will have a chili dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church, 6823 Sissonville Drive, Sissonville. The menu includes mild, medium and hot chili; home fries; salad; cornbread; desserts and drinks. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under 10. Proceeds will support the church's Cub and Boy Scout programs. For information, call Marybelle Hobbs at 304-984-1164 before 1 p.m. and 304-984-9314 after 1 p.m.
Renea Crozier and the Women With Abundant Life,: 1534 Washington St. E. are hosting a Masquerade Party and Purse Auction titled, "Who's that Lady with the Nice Purse?" at 7 p.m. March 1. Bring your own mask or wear one of ours. This event is free and dinner will be served. For more information, call 304-342-0058, ext. 8, or www.AbundantLifeWV.com .
First Presbyterian Church of South Charleston: will present a portrayal of Eleanor Roosevelt during a free History Alive presentation at 7 p.m. March 11 at the church. Eleanor Roosevelt will be portrayed by Patty Cooper of Parkersburg. During the 12 years of her husband, Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency, she was a vocal champion for human rights and social reform; authored books and newspaper articles; visited troops during WWII; and traveled widely representing the President. She is much revered in West Virginia for her efforts in creating the communities of Arthurdale in Putnam County and Eleanor in Putnam County. Free parking is available behind the church, located at the corner of B Street and Second Avenue in South Charleston. For more information, call Charlie or Charlotte Raines at 304-746-0929.
Institute Church of the Nazarene,: 208 Washington Ave., Institute, will be selling chicken dinners from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the church. The menu includes barbecue or fried chicken, green beans, macaroni and cheese, roll, homemade desserts, soda and water. The cost is $8 for choice of meat, two sides, roll, dessert and drink. Orders can be placed by calling 304-768-6889 beginning at noon. The dinner is sponsored by the Pastor's Anniversary Committee.
The Faith Harmony Boys: will perform in a concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. John United Methodist Church, 4013 Teays Valley Road, Scott Depot. A free-will love offering will be taken to support the ministry of the Faith Harmony Boys. For information about the concert, visit www.stjumcwv.org.
St. Andrew United Methodist Church,: 815 Kanawha Terrace, St. Albans, is hosting a series of "Concerts for a Cause" to be held at 4 p.m. on five consecutive Sunday afternoons. The performers have chosen the cause to which all donations will go. The complete schedule is: Sunday, Betty King and her flute students. Cause is Read Aloud WV; Feb. 24, WVSC Choir, Cause is Rock Camp 4 Girls Appalachia; March 3, UC Choirs, Cause is African Children's Choir -- Music for Life; March 10, Branita Holbrook-Bratka, soloist. Cause is Jericho House, St. Albans; and March 17, Ralph Mills, organ. Cause is One Great Hour of Sharing. For questions, call 304-727-7114 or e-mail: standu...@aol.com.
The Believers: will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Crossroads Community Church on Martins Branch Road, Sissonville. They will sing at 7 p.m. on Monday at Lucy Wilson Baptist Church on Wills Creek Road, Elkview.
The Gospel Harmony Boys and The Laborers Quartet: will be singing at 7 p.m. March 2 at the Glasgow Church of the Nazarene, located on the corner of First Street and Second Avenue in Glasgow. The Gospel Sing is free and a love offering will be received. For more information, call 304-595-1763 or visit www.glasgownaz.org.
Marvin Estep: will sing at 6 pm. Sunday at Parsons Chapel, Sixth Avenue.
The 2013 Women's Day Committee of St. Paul AME Church,: 1108 Second Ave., will present a concert featuring Tierah Williams at 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 24 at the church.
The Believers: will sing at 7 p.m. Monday at Lucy Wilson Baptist Church, Wills Creek, Elkview.
The Lordsmen: will sing at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Elk River Church of the Nazarene, Dutch Road.
Ernie Haase and Signature Sound: will sing a 6 p.m. March 2 at the West Virginia Pumpkin Park Music Hall, One Pumpkin Way, Milton. Doors open at 5 p.m. Advance discounted tickets may be purchased at Tolley's Bible Book Store in Charleston or the Guiding Light Christian Store in Barboursville; by calling 800-965-9324 or at the door.
Fisher Memorial Church: will have a gospel sing at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 at the church. The Believers, Miller Quartet, Freeman Newhouse, The New Life Singers and Choir will sing. Refreshments will be served in the Family Center following the sing. The church is located 1/2 mile on Dudden Fork Road off Goldtown Exit of Interstate 77.
Living Water Worship Centre,: 513 Patrick Street, West Side, will have a "Crying out to God" Prayer Revival at 7 p.m. nightly, Monday through Friday at the church. Guests include: Monday, Elder Carolyn Walker of Central Community Tabernacle; Tuesday, Bishop Roy Welch of West Side Church of The Nazarene; Wednesday, Pastor S.R. White; Thursday, Elder Mattie Morgan of King of Glory International Ministries; and Friday, Bishop Michael Austin Sr. of Church of God MPGT Ministries.
Power House of Deliverance Church,: 512 Carver St., Dunbar, will host revival services, "Let's Go Higher," at 7 p.m. nightly Tuesday through Friday at the church. Guest speaker will be Overseer Priscilla Dixon of God's Re-Creation Christian Center, McKeesport, Pa. Special singing will be provided by: Tuesday, All Nations Revival Center Praise and Worship Ministry and soloist Melody Jordan; Wednesday, COGIC of Charleston Choir; Thursday, PHD Choir; Friday, Evangelist Leisha Gibson.
Elkridge Community Church: will have a gospel sing featuring the Faith Harmony Boys at 7 p.m. today at the church. Directions to Elkridge: From Montgomery, take W.Va. 61 South and go approximately 3 miles. Turn right on Armstrong Creek Road and go approximately 5 miles. Turn right on Elkridge Road. The church is approximately 2 miles on the left. For information, call 304-595-7165.
Liberty Missionary Baptist Church: will have a Black History Month celebration at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the church. Guest speaker will be the Rev. James Ealy, pastor of New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, along with their choirs and congregation.
Kenny Evans,: A Christian entertainer in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., will hold a Spring Awakening 2013 event at 9:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Mach 10 at First Baptist Church of Dunbar, 16th Street and Myers Avenue, Dunbar. For information call the church at 304-768-1822.
Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church,: 5470 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Jason C. Black will preach at the 11 a.m. Sunday morning worship service. The evening service begins at 6 p.m. Sunday with the Spring Valley Singers singing and the Rev. John Garrido preaching. The prayer meeting and youth group meetings start at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.
Living Water Worship Centre,: 513 Patrick St., West Side, will have morning worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday with Elder S.R. White as the speaker. Breakfast will be served from 8:45 to 9:15 a.m.
King of Glory International Ministries,: 302 Delaware Ave., will have a Black History program at 4 pm. Sunday at the church. Pastor is Tina M. Beatty. For more information, call Elder Debra Thompson at 304-720-5994.
Youth Minister Brandon Hinzman,: 20, will speak at 6 p.m. during the Youth Service on Feb. 24 at Fisher Memorial Church, located 1/2 mile on Dudden Road, off Goldtown Exit of Interstate 77.
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