St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 821 B St., St. Albans, will have its 12th Pastoral Anniversary for the Rev. Dr. Michael A. and Mary Poke today and Sunday. First Lady Poke's Night will be held at 6 p.m. today. Pastor Carolyn Walker of Central Community Tabernacle will speak. Music will be provided by Central Community Tabernacle Youth Team and St. Paul God's Littlest Angels. The morning worship service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday with music provided by St. Paul Mass Choir. Speaker will be the Rev. Philamon Dillard, Associate Pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. The anniversary service starts at 3:30 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Walter Leach, pastor of St. Paul Baptist Temple, Beckley, along with his choir and congregation. Dinner will be served immediately following the morning service. For information, call the church office at 304-727-1742.
Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Pastor's Aide will sponsor their annual Fashion Show at 5 p.m. June 29 at the Davis Fine Arts Building at West Virginia State University in Institute. Tickets are a $10 donation. The church pastor, the Rev. Robert K. Davis, is also retiring in August, and the church members hope to make this a big day. For tickets, call Adeline "Peaches" at 304-343-3733 or Linda at 304-421-7166.
Abundant Life Ministries, 1534 Washington St. E., will sponsor a "Blessed & Dressed" Clothing Give-Away from 10 a.m. to noon June 22 at the church. Clothing in all sizes and seasons will be given away to the general public. Donations of clothing in good condition are being accepted now until June 16. Call the church at 304-342-0058 for more information.
Greater Emmanuel Gospel Tabernacle's Men's Department will have a hot dog sale 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in front of the Save-A-Lot store at 1546 Virginia St.
The Breath of Freshness Apostolic Ministries, 4917 Midland Drive, will have their Women's Day Conference Thursday through June 16 at the church. Speakers at 7 p.m. nightly include Apostle Shirley A. Walker, Thursday; Pastor Debbie Thomas, Friday and Minister Signor Heyliger, June 15. Speaker at 1 p.m. June 16 will be Apostle Nancie Gravely.
The Greater WV Jurisdiction Church of God In Christ Women's Convention will convene June 20-22 at Word of Truth COGIC, 911 Terrill Street, Beckley. The schedule of services are: June 20, 7 p.m., guest speaker Evangelist Ramona K. Moore of Washington, D.C.; June 21, 10 a.m., a workshop and lunch. Speaker will be Armizetta Conner of Princeton. At 7 p.m. June 22, guest speaker will be Evangelist Ramona K. Moore of Washington, D.C. A brunch will be held at 11 a.m. June 22 with guest speaker Evangelist Lynn Goebel of Institute. For more information, call Pastor Sandra R. Jackson at 304-255-6252.
The Young People's Department of St. Paul A.M.E. Church will sponsor a prayer breakfast at 10 a.m. today at the church. The topic will be "Self Denial." Speakers will be James T. Carwell, Anique Cook, Nykiera Dixon and Jordan Dyer.
Abundant Life Ministries will sponsor a trip to represent West Virginia at the T.D. Jakes presents MegaFest 2103 in Dallas, Texas. Group discounts and special seating will be available at the family-friendly event. Contact AbundantLif...@aol.com, or call 304-342-0058, ext. 8, for more information.
Bethel Baptist Church will sponsor a Father/Children's Day Luncheon 2 to 4 p.m. June 15 at the church, 5028 Kentucky St., South Charleston. Call Patti Higgins at 304-727-8974 or Donna Estep at 304-766-7678 for more details.
A Garden Blessing and open house will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia, 1608 Virginia St. E. to celebrate the beauty of God's creating and enjoy refreshments and fellowship.
The Mount Olivet Women's Auxiliary will celebrate their annual Prayer Breakfast at 10 a.m. June 15 at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Chesapeake. Minister Frances Sheridan will be the speaker. The Riverview Trio 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 on June 22. 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.
The 15th Annual Outdoor Gospel Sing will be held at 7 p.m. today at Maranatha Baptist Church, located 8 miles north of Charleston, just off Interstate 77, Tupper Creek Exit 111. Artists include special guest Squire Parsons, the BrighterSide Quartet, the Maranatha Choir, the Sound of Praise Ensemble and Jim Edens. Admission is free; however, a love offering will be accepted. Concessions will be available. The sing will be festival seating; bring a lawn chair. In case of rain, the sing will be held in the gym.
Teays Valley Church of the Nazarene, 3937 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane, will have a benefit sing at 5 p.m. today for Charlii, age 5, the granddaughter of Ivin B. Lee. Charlii, who lives in Maryland with her parents, was mauled by two pit bull dogs and will require multiple surgeries. Featured groups include Men of the Cross, Vandalia Male Chorus, along with special performances by Jenean Tench, Karen Tolley and Walter Pannell.
The Homeland Southern Gospel Sing: will be held at 7 p.m. June 14 at Highlawn Baptist Church, 2304 Jefferson Ave., St. Albans.
Divine Hope will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Greenbottom Missionary Baptist Church in Lesage.
The Believers will be singing at 7 p.m. today at Georges Creek Independent Baptist Church on Georges Creek Road in Rand. They will also sing at 6 p.m. on Sunday Spradling Gospel Tabernacle on Bakers Fork Road.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Choir will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Davis Creek Church of the Nazarene.