Fisher Memorial Church will have a gospel sing at 7 p.m. June 22 at the church, located 1/2 mile on Dudden Road off the Goldtown Exit of Interstate 77. The Humphreys, Fisher Memorial Quartet, Freeman Newhouse and the Family Center will sing. Refreshments will be served in the Family Center following the sing.
The Baptist Church of Vandalia Male Chorus will have its concert and Appreciation Service for Leroy Robinson at 6 pm. June 22 and at 3:30 p.m. June 23 at the church, located at 1500 Mountain Road.
Leatherwood Missionary Baptist Church will have its 29th annual outdoor gospel sing at 7 pm. June 28 at the church. The Primitive Quartet from Candler, N.C., and Mike Upright from Penrose, N.C., will sing. Bring a lawn chair. Admission is free; however, a love offering will be taken for the singers. Elk Valley Christian School will provide a refreshment stand. All proceeds from the concession stand benefit the school. This is Elk Valley area's largest gospel sing. Directions: from Charleston take Interstate 79 Elkview Exit, turn left and go 1/2 mile across the iron bridge and 7 1/2 miles to the church on the right. For information, call Leota Smith at 304-965-5489 or Joe Smith at 304-965-6356.
Living Water Worship Centre, 513 Patrick St., West Side, will have a three-day revival at 7 p.m. nightly, June 26-28 at the church. The theme is "Broken But Not Destroyed." Guest speakers will be: June 26, Bishop Lois J. Daniels of Apostolic Lighthouse, Beckley; June 27, Evangelist Janet Hairston, Associate Pastor of Heart of God Ministries, Beckley and June 28, Evangelist April Bright of Love Assembly, Bluefield. For more information, text **PASTORSRW from your mobile cell phone.
Revival services will be held at 7 p.m. nightly, Sunday through June 22 at Hopewell Baptist Church in Hopewell. There will be a variety of preachers and singers.
Rehoboth United Ministries will be hosting the Setting Apart and Installation Services, "It's A Celebration Of Elevation," for Pastor Maritiza Williams, as pastor of Speak Life Ministries. The services will take place at 6:30 p.m., June 29 and at 11 a.m. June 30 at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 205 Donnally St. Pastor Jim Swanson, Pastor Elnora Mayo and Pastor Maritiza Williams will preach on June 29. The Rev. Ron English will give an oratorical sermonic presentation, and Apostle Randolph Witcher the Founder & Overseer of Rehoboth United Ministries will deliver the preached word June 30. Music will be rendered by the Anointed Voices of Praise both days. Guest artist will be Rehoboth Combined Praise Team, Randolph Scott, Shevonda Colvin and Minister Corey Lowery.
Pleasant Valley Baptist Church of Carlisle, will have a Praise and Worship Experience on June 22 at the church. Guest speaker will be Elder/Prophet Brian K. Thompson of Greater Remnant Holy Temple TPC, Charleston. Special music will be rendered by Judah and Vitamin D of Greater Remnant Holy Temple TPC and others. Host pastor is the Rev. Charles Brown. For more information, call 304-982-5538.
A Father's Day service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Little Creek Freewill Baptist Church. Preaching will be given by the Rev. Jack Suttle. The Rev. David Cook will preach in the afternoon. There will be special singing.
Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church, 5470 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. Sunday. The morning worship service will be held at 11 a.m. and will be a special Father's Day service. The evening service begins at 6 p.m. with the church singers/choir singing and Pastor Jason C. Black preaching. The prayer meeting and youth group meetings begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate their annual "Family Day" June 29 at the church. A picnic will be held at 1 p.m. with a concert featuring the New Joy Singers from Columbus, Ohio, singing at 3 p.m. Dress attire will be casual.
Vacation Bible school
Diamond Baptist Church, 207 Ferry St., Diamond, will have vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly, June 17-21 at the church. Classes will be offered for ages 3 through teens. A closing program will be held at 6 p.m. June 21 and a swimming party is planned for 7 to 9 p.m. at the Glasgow pool.
Glasgow Church of the Nazarene will be having vacation Bible school from 6 to 8 p.m., June 17-21 at the church. The theme is "God's Back Yard Bible Camp" with great Bible stories, food and songs. There will also be a special class for all teens. The church is located on the corner of First Street and Second Avenue in Glasgow. For more information, call 304-595-1763 or visit www.glasgownaz.org.
The Christian Family Book Shoppe in Smithers will host a five-day Bible club for children ages 7-12, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. June 24-28 in the shop's meeting room. Child Evangelism Fellowship will be presenting Friendship County Fair, a combination of Bible lessons, mission story, songs, puppets, games, snacks and more. For more information, call 304-442-2142.
Mount Vernon Baptist Church has scheduled vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 23-28 at the church, located on 2150 Mount Vernon Road, Interstate 64, Hurricane Exit 39, Children ages 3 through fifth grade can attend the "Kingdom Chronicles" themed event. "Fair maidens" and "knights" will travel through learn-a-lot chambers, craft courtyard, cook's kitchen, and Sir Gavin's games and learn how to arm themselves with God's full armor. A "Town Criers" nursery will be provided for children up to two years old. A medieval carnival is planned for the last session on June 28. For more information, call the church office at 304-757-9110, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Faith Missionary Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly, Sunday through Thursday at the church, 701 MacCorkle Ave. West, one mile west of Winfield Road near St. Albans. There will be classes for ages 3 through adult. A nursery will be provided. Bible lessons will be on the theme, "Investigation Destination." Become a "Bible Spy" and investigate the truths found in God's Word. Van transportation will be provided. There will be music, crafts and snacks. A special closing program for parents, with awards, a pizza party and ice cream will be held Thursday. For more information, call Pastor Mike Hager at 304-727-9491 or the VBS director, Lendin Conway, at 304-722-4429.
Church of Christ, 111 Kanawha St., Belle, will have its "Blue Ribbon" Life family vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly, July 14-18 at the church. There will be Bible classes, crafts, skits and refreshments for all on the church grounds. For information, call 304-949-4211 or 304-949-1296.
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