Greater Emmanuel Gospel Tabernacle: will have its church homecoming Friday through Aug. 26. This will be a weekend of fun, food and fellowship with past and present members. The extravaganza starts on at 7 p.m. Friday with music provided from various churches at 1546 Third Ave. The annual cookout-birthday party, in honor of its pastor, will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Gorman Shelter at Coonskin Park. The Aug. 26 morning worship service will be held at 11 a.m. and will be followed by a fellowship dinner in the dining hall. The homecoming is sponsored by the Building Fund Committee. For information e-mail: gegtchu...@yahoo.com.
Homecoming services: will be held Aug. 26 at Bickmore Baptist Church. Sunday school starts at 9:45 a.m. Dinner will be served at noon with special singing, followed by preaching. Pastor is Tim Young.
Trinity Lighthouse Baptist Church,: 490 South Ruffner Road, will celebrate Pastor Dr. Robert Jackson's and the Rev. Linda Jackson's Sixth Pastoral Anniversary at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Pastor Josephine Thompson, National President of the Women's Ministers Christian Association, and Pastor of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, Buffalo, N.Y., will be guest speaker. The Martin Luther King Male Chorus will be in concert at the 3 p.m. service.
Winfield United Methodist Preschool: at Winfield United Methodist Church in Winfield, located behind McDonalds, will have an open house from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday for those interested in attending. View the classrooms and meet the teachers. Classes are offered for 3-5 year olds in a private faith-based setting. Contact Miss Christy at 304-444-7972 for more information.
Cross Lanes United Methodist Church: on Frontier Drive will sponsor a community Back to School Bash! at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at the church in Cross Lanes. Children's activities, inflatables, ice cream and other refreshments, give-aways, live bands and more will be featured.
The "Living Proof Live:" live simulcast event for women, with Beth Moore and Travis Cottrell, will be featured Sept. 15 at Milton Baptist Church. Tickets are $25 per person in advance or $30 at the door. The event is for females in grades 11 and up. Moore explores the Bible and how it applies to real life. She is author of a best-selling Bible studies and other books for women. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and coffee and muffins will be served. Lunch is included in the registration. T-shirts are available for $12 and purchase deadline is Sept. 1. For information, check out the church on Facebook, visit www.miltonbaptistchurch.net or call Lisa Legg at 304-743-3461.
King of Glory International Ministries: presents the Second Annual "I Lived To Tell It" Conference Sept. 7-9 at the church, 302 Delaware Ave. Speakers include: 7 p.m., Sept. 7, Dr. Yvonne Capehart of Pensacola, Fla.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sept. 8, Carlotta Lynch of Morgantown, Renee Dixon of Morgantown and Gloria McDuffey of Henderson, N.C.; 11 a.m. Sept. 9, Pastor M. Beatty. Seating is limited. Registration is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Mail checks or Money Orders to GOGIM, 302 Delaware Ave., Charleston, WV 25302. For information, call 304-720-5994 or e-mail: Email: kingofgloryintlministr...@yahoo.com.
Lighthouse Baptist Church,: 2440 U.S. 60 in Hurricane, will host a fall festival from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at the church. Crafters, food, live music and children's games will be featured.
Allens Fork Community Church: will have a "tag sale" from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the church located on Allens Fork Road in Sissonville. Merchandise from a Number 1 home shopping channel will be featured. Concessions will have food items for sale. For information or directions, call 304-988-9044 or 304-988-2156.
A rummage/food sale: will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 25 at Wade Chapel United Methodist Church, W.Va. 34, Red House. Items are 25-cents, unless otherwise marked.
Lakeview Christian Church,: 108 Lakeview Drive, Hurricane, will have a city-wide yard sale beginning 8 a.m. at the church. Lots of assorted items will be featured. Hot dogs, drinks and baked goods will be available for purchase.
The Root and The Branch: will sponsor "An Evening of Jewish/Christian dialogue" from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 27 in the cafeteria of Columbia Gas Transmission. Special guest will be Pastor Cheryl Hobba, Sar Shalom Bible Center, Hurricane. The subject for discussion will be "Commanding Performance: What Biblical Commandments Are Still Relevant Today?" Regular panelists are Rabbi Victor Urecki, B'nai Jacob Synagogue; Monsignor P. Edward Sadie, The Basilica of Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral; and The Rev. Dr. Dennis Johnson, Baptist Temple, all of Charleston. The Thunder of Zion dancing troupe will perform "A Tribute To Israel" at the break. There is no charge. Refreshments will be served. For information, call 304-768-5571, 304-415-2604 or Cheryl Hobba at 304-546-5348.
Whitesville Baptist Church: will sponsor a Car Show from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 25 at the church, 1026 Raleigh St., Whitesville. Free admission and food will be featured. The first 25 cars will receive a dash plaque. Door prizes and trophies will be awarded. Call 304-854-2549 or visit www.whitesvillebaptist.org for more information.
Kanawha Valley Church: will be hosting a service project from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday at Wine Cellars Park The goal will be clean-up and enhancement of the trails and facilities around the lake. Volunteers will be served breakfast and lunch. The project will start with a short communion service. For more information, contact Rich Bartoli at 304- 410-3687.
There will be a free Outdoor Gospel Concert: at 6 p.m. today at Liberty Baptist's new property just off U.S. 60 on Yates Crossing, 2473 Yates Crossing Road in Milton (Ona). Singers will be the Humphreys, The Sacred Heirs and The Harvesters, from Sanford, N.C. Bring a lawn chair and a friend. For directions and information, contact John Snodgrass at 304-638-0639.