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.
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: hazcrow...@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.
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.