Pilgrim Home Missionary Baptist Church, located at 7015 Kanawha St., in St. Albans, will be celebrating its 4th Annual Women's Day during the 11 a.m. morning worship service Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Mary Clements, associate minister of Shiloh Baptist Church.
The Slaughters Creek Memorial Freewill Baptist Church will be hosting its annual homecoming beginning 10 a.m. Sunday. The Gloryland Believers will sing. There will be special preaching with the Rev. John Hudson. A covered dish dinner will follow the morning service.
Trinity Lighthouse Baptist Church, 490 South Ruffner Road, will celebrate its pastor Dr. Robert Jackson Sr.'s and first lady the Rev. Linda Jackson's Seventh Pastoral Anniversary at the 11 a.m. Sunday service. Pastor Keith Edens will be the guest speaker. Still Blessed will provide music at 4 p.m. The Rev. David Allen and congregation of Welcome Baptist Church of Beckley will be guests.
King of Glory International Ministries, 302 Delaware Ave., will have its 5th Pastoral Anniversary for Apostle Tina M. Beatty at 4 p.m. today at the church. Guest speaker will be Pastor Rena Perozich, Morgantown Faith Center, Morgantown. For more information, call 304-720-5994.
Bethel Chapel, Woodward Drive, will have its homecoming services at 11 a.m. Sunday. The Rev. Tom Moore will preach. Lunch will be served at noon. The Madison Gospel Quartet will sing at 1:30 p.m.
A retirement/anniversary service for the Rev. Robert K. Davis will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Mount Zion Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Lloyd A. Hill, pastor of Father's House Missionary Baptist Church, along with his choir and congregation.
A retirement banquet will be held for the Rev. Robert K. Davis at 5 p.m. today at Mount Zion Baptist Church. Attendees should arrive around 4:30 p.m.
The Achievers' Class of the Fifth Avenue Church of God in South Charleston, will open its Clothes Closet from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 24. 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.
A Gotta Guatemala! hot dog fundraiser will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in front of Wal-mart in Hurricane. Proceeds will be used for a mission trip to Guatemala in June 2014. Hot dogs, soft drinks and baked goods will be sold. The event is sponsored by the Winfield United Methodist Women.
Cross Lanes United Methodist Church, 5320 Frontier Drive, Cross Lanes, will have a Back to School Bash from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the church. Everything will be free, including live music, hot dogs, popcorn, drinks, Huskey's Ice Cream, and a bounce house for kids. For more information, call 304-776-3081.
Elk River Church of the Nazarene is holding a fall bazaar titled "Shop Till You Drop" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 28. There will be many of your favorite vendors, like Origami Owl, Mary Kay and 31<co > to name a few. Concessions will be available for purchase. Table rental applications are now being accepted. The church will provide the tables for a $20 rental fee. Renters keep the profit from their sales. Proceeds are going to support the Adult Ministries trip to the Women of Faith Conference in 2014.
Lighthouse Baptist Church, 2440 U.S. 60 in Hurricane, will host a fall festival from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 21. Crafters, a flea market, homemade apple butter, bake sale, kids' games, live music, jump houses and "Ask the Pastor" will be featured. A General Lee "Dukes" car will be present. For more information, call the church at 304-562-3900.
Institute Church of the Nazarene, 208 Washington Ave., Institute, will have a yard sale, and a fish and rib dinner sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today in the church activity building. The menu includes whiting, tilapia, baby back ribs, green beans, baked beans, fried potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and a variety of desserts, soda and water. The event is sponsored by the Pastor's Anniversary Committee. Orders can be placed by calling 304-768-6889 beginning at 8 a.m. today.
Bethel Baptist Church of Spring Hill will have its fall Hidden Treasures yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7 in the church activity center, 5028 Kentucky St. A variety of vendors and food concessions will be featured. Tables are available for rental for $10 for one or $15 for two tables. Call Lou Ann at 304-552-3838.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W., will feature the world premiere of the environmental documentary "Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story" at 7 p.m. today at the church. A Q&A with the filmmakers follows. The 70-minute film is by West Virginia native, filmmaker and UC Santa Cruz professor Beth Stephens and her collaborator/life partner, Annie Sprinkle, a feminist adult film star with a doctorate in human sexuality. The film contains some nudity and is for mature audiences only. There will be an audio loop for the hearing impaired. Admission is by donation of canned goods for a food drive. For more on the premiere, call 304-345-5042. For more on the film, visit www.goodbyegauleymountain.org.