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Church activities April 20, 2013

Church activities:

Anniversaries:

Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church: 11744 MacCorkle Ave., Chesapeake,  will celebrate its pastor, the Rev. Dr. Vincent W. Coleman's Ninth anniversary on Sunday at the church. The pastor's anniversary theme is "A Chosen Vessel," Acts 9:15; 26:18. Service times are: 11 a.m. Sunday, the Rev. Robert K. Davis from Mount Zion Baptist Church; and 3:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. James Jackson Sr. from Levi Missionary Baptist Church. Dinner will be served immediately following the morning worship service. For information, call 304-949-4109

Dr. Bruce Hogan: Pastor of Rimson Memorial Church in Charleston, will speak at 7 p.m. today at pre-anniversary services for Pastor Nancy B. Jones' 13th Pastoral Anniversary at the City of Refuge Church, 11719 MacCorkle Ave., Chesapeake. Pastor Hogan's choir will provide music. 

Miscellaneous:

The Achievers Class: of the Fifth Avenue Church of God in South Charleston will open its Clothes Closet from 10 a.m. to noon today. 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.

Hadassah's A Taste Of Jewish Cuisine: will be featured from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday at Temple Israel, 2312 Kanawha Blvd. E. Chicken soup with matzoh balls, savory brisket, challah bread, noodle kugel, potato latkes, lots of desserts and more will be offered. Tickets are $15 per person. Eat in or carry out. Get tickets at the event site or in advance by calling Lynn Meyer at 304-346-1154, or Debbie Victorson at 304-343-2660.

The Root And The Branch: is sponsoring "An Evening of Jewish, Christian and Islam Dialogue" from 7 to 9 p.m. April 29 in the Columbia Gas Transmission Cafeteria. Topic for discussion is "Eschatology: How Our Monotheistic Traditions Look at the 'End Of Days'?"  Panelists are: Rabbi Victor Urecki, B'nai Jacob Synagogue; Monsignor P. Edward Sadie, The Basilica Of Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral; The Rev. Doctor Dennis Johnson, Baptist Temple; and Imam Dr. Hamul Haque, West Virginia Islamic Association, of Charleston. Hazel Crowley is the moderator. Refreshments will be served. For information call 304-768-5571 or 304-415-2604, email: hazcrowley@aol.com

Fisher Chapel's: relay for life team "Because He Lives" will sponsor a rummage sale and hot dog sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 27 at the church the church, located on Middle Fork Road in Romance. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. For questions, call Krista Sisson at 304-859-4177.

Fairview United Methodist Church: will sponsor a rummage sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the church. From Big Tyler Road in Cross Lanes, turn onto Rocky Fork and take the first right up the hill.

A hot dog and bake sale: will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 27 at Garrison Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, 597 Garrison Ave.

The men of Trinity United Methodist Church: located at 2626 Pennsylvania Ave., Mink Shoals, will hold their annual auction at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 26. There will be nearly new and not so new items. The women will have hot dogs, baked beans, potato salad, soft drinks and baked goods for sale from 5 to 7 p.m.

Scary Creek Church of God: will have its annual rummage sale and hot dog sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 3 and from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 at the church. Hot dogs, nachos and cheese, popcorn and baked goods will be sold. All kinds of good clean rummage items will be featured. For information, call 304-755-2840 for information.

Nitro Church of Christ: will sponsor a clothing giveaway from 10 a.m. to noon April 27 in the church building, located at the corner of Lock Street and Main Avenue in Nitro. Clothing will be available for the entire family. For information, call 304-755-5788 or Online at www.nitrococ.org.

Church Women United: will meet at 9:30 a.m. May 3 at Canaan United Methodist Church, 401 Roane St. Several people will participate in the program. An optional luncheon is $8 and will be served at noon. Tickets for the luncheon may be purchased from area churches. Bible study will be Luke 19-1-10.

Music:

The Breath of Freshness Apostolic Ministries: 4917 Midland Drive, will have the Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus and The Men of Faith in concert at 3 p.m. April 28 for their Men's Day Program at the church.

Stoutsville Baptist Church: will feature Joyful Sound (Brenda and Diane) at the Sunday service at 10:45 a.m. Dinner follows the service.

A gospel sing: featuring the group, Heaven's Call from Goshen Baptist Church in Kenna, will be held at 6 p.m. April 21 at Mary Virginia Gospel Tabernacle, 830 Georges Creek Drive, Malden.

The Believers: will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Fairview Baptist Church on Gabe Road near Clendenin. They will also sing at 7 p.m. Monday at God's Lighthouse at 4151 Washington St. W. and at 7 pm. April 26 at Falling Rock Gospel Tabernacle at 5474 Elk River Road.

BrighterSide Quartet: will sing at 7 p.m. today at Little Kanawha Independent Church, Burnsville. They will also sing at 7 p.m. April 27 at Newton Baptist Church's annual gospel sing in Newton. Also featured will be Andy and Todd Anderson with the New Life quartet from Parkersburg.

Rhonda Pauley: will sing at 7 p.m. Monday at Lucy Wilson Baptist Church, Wills Creek, Elkview.

Palmetto State Quartet: will be in concert at 6 p.m. April 27 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1401 Washington St. W. The concert is free. The Patsy Mayo Family will also perform. Concessions will be open at 4:30 p.m. and barbecue meals will be sold. For information, call the church at 304-342-4988 or Rose at 304-610-0560.

The Laborers Quartet: will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Rumble Community Baptist Church.

Fisher Memorial Church: will have a gospel sing at 7 p.m. April 27 at the church, located 1/2 mile on Dudden Fork Road off the Goldtown Exit of Interstate 77. Bloodline, Choraliers, Freeman Newhouse and the choir will sing. Refreshments will follow the sing in the Family Center.

Ken Sizemore: will present of a concert of folk music from the '50s, '60s and '70s at 7 p.m. today at Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. E. Suggested donation is $15. Visit www.kensizemore.com for more information.

The Brown's Creek Church of God: Browns Creek Road, St. Albans, will host a southern gospel sing featuring the Heritage Brothers Quartet, Homeland Trio, Homeland Choir, Chapeltones Quartet and the BC Trio at 6 p.m. on April 27. The Heritage Brothers will also present a concert on at 10:45 a.m. April 28 at the church.

The Jay Humphreys Trio: will be singing at 7 p.m. Sunday at Thorofare Community Church, Clendenin.

John Lilly: will be in concert at the Cross Lanes Community Concert Series held at 7 p.m. April 28 at Cross Lanes United Methodist Church, 5320 Frontier Drive, Cross Lanes. Admission is free, however donations will be accepted for the artist. Lilly, from Charleston, is the 2010 acoustic winner of the "Next Great Road Song" contest sponsored by Midas and Spin for his original song, "Come and Go." He won the national Ghost Writers in the Sky songwriting contest, sponsored by the Hankfest, a Chicago-based festival honoring the music of Hank Williams. He has performed on Mountain Stage and was a former guide at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville. Lilly is currently editor of the West Virginia Goldenseal magazine. For more information, call 304-776-3081 or 304-661-0655.

Morris Memorial United Methodist: will be hosting a free concert with "The Brothers in the Cross" at 7 p.m. on Sunday at the church. Fellowship and refreshments will begin at 6 p.m.

Ruffner Memorial Presbyterian Church: corner of Greenbrier and Quarrier streets, across from the Culture Center, will host a musical program at 7 p.m. today. Andrew Sivaprakasam, violinist, a senior and George Washington High School, and Andrew Winter, a local jazz guitarist, will present a variety of selections. Admission is free. A reception will follow. Please use the Greenbrier Street entrance or enter from the parking lot on Franklin Avenue.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus: will celebrate its 17th Anniversary celebration at 3 p.m. Sunday at Charleston First Nazarene Church, 200 Park Ave. Special guests include Don Hammond of WOWK, Men of Faith, Rose Fisher and Elevate.

The Young Peoples Department of St. Paul AME Church, 1108 Second Ave., will sponsor a worship service at 3:30 p.m. April 28 at the church. Special guest will be the Rev. Donte Jackson, pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church of Huntington, along with his choir and congregation.

Revivals:

Revival services: will be held 7 p.m. nightly, April 28-May 1 at Newton Baptist Church, 133 Hollywood Road, Newton. Evangelist will be the Rev. Bob Keen from Mill Creek Baptist Church in Jackson County. Special singing will be provided by: April 28, The Tanner Boys; April 29, Church Singers; April 30, Adam Burdette; and May 1, The Rodriguez Family. For information, call 304-565-7107.

Revival services: will be held at 7 p.m. April 29-May 3 at Walnut Gap Missionary Baptist Church, 1091 Walnut Gap Road. Evangelist will be Randy Campbell, pastor of Elizabeth Baptist Church. Singers will be April 29: Katie Collins; April 30, Blue Creek Academy; May 1, Walnut Gap; May 2, Marvin Estep; and May 3, Ron Hoy Family. Directions: Take Interstate (64, 77, 79) into Charleston. Get off at Exit 99 and take W.Va. 114 North. Go toward Coonskin. At the Go Mart stoplight, turn right onto Rutledge Road and go 2.8 miles. Turn right onto Valley Grove and go 2.5 miles to the church on the right at the top of the hill. For information, call Pastor Greg Reese at 304-925-7348.

Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church: will have revival services at 6 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. weekdays beginning May 5 at the church, 5470 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington. Evangelists will be the Rev. David Heavner and the Rev. Rick Mayes. Singing will be provided by: May 5, Christian Echoes bluegrass gospel quartet and preaching by the Rev. Jason C. Black; May 6, Teressa<co > Jefferies, southern gospel solo; May 7,Tignor Family, southern gospel trio; May 8, Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Singers; May 9, Gloryway<co > Travelers southern gospel quartet; May 10, Bluegrass Gospel Boys; May 11, Adkins Family bluegrass gospel quartet; and May 12, Willowwood Boys bluegrass gospel quartet with preaching by the Rev. Jason C. Black. 

A spring revival: will be held 7 p.m. May 1-3 at Faith Tabernacle Church, 4918 Church Drive Rand. The conclusion is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on May 5. Prayers of healing and deliverance will be offered nightly Anointed speakers, musicians and singers will be present at each service.

Crossroads Fellowship Church: will have its spring revival at 7 p.m. nightly Wednesday through Friday at the church located at 116 Pennsylvania Ave. North, St. Albans. Elder William Brooks is Pastor. Guest speakers will be Evangelist Carolyn Walker of Central Community Tabernacle, the Rev. Linda Duncan of New Covenant Baptist Church and the Rev. Brian Patterson of War. For information, visit the website at www.cfcwv.org.

Special services:

Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church: will have a praise and worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church, 5470 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington. Preaching will be provided by Teresa Tilson with Harvest FWB Children's Home. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m. Pastor Jason C. Black will preach at the 6 p.m. service. Singing at the 6 p.m. service will feature Pastor Jason C. Black. The prayer meeting and youth group meetings start at 7 p.m. Wednesday.  

United Kingdom Changers Fellowship of Covenant Churches: under the leadership of Elder Fred Jones Jr., will have a special service at 5 p.m. Sunday at City of Refuge Church, 11719 MacCorkle Ave. in Chesapeake. Guest speaker will be Pastor Sharon Harris from Jesus is the Answer Ministries in Bluefield. Her young people will be ministering in praise, along with selections by the City of Refuge groups.

Items for Church Activities may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301, faxed to 304-348-1233 or e-mail: gazette@wvgazette.com. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number. Information will not be taken by phone. The deadline is noon Thursday.


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