Fairview United Methodist Church: will have its 125th Homecoming celebration Sept. 8 and 9 at the church. A pizza party and games for kids will be featured from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 8. A song and praise service with refreshments will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 8. The homecoming and morning worship will be observed at 9:45 p.m. Sept. 9. A covered dish dinner and fellowship will be held at noon. The afternoon services with a special sing begin at 1:30 p.m. The church is located in Cross Lanes. Turn left off Big Tyler Road to Rocky Fork and take the first right up the hill.
Homecoming services: will be held 10 a.m. Sept. 9 at Kelly's Creek Community Church on Kelly's Creek Road, Sissonville. The Rev. Ray Humphrey will preach and the Believers will sing during the morning service beginning at 10 a.m. The Harbor Masters Quartet will sing in the afternoon service beginning at approximately 1 p.m.
Sugar Creek Community Mission Church: will have its homecoming service on Sept. 9. A lunch will follow the morning services at the church, 2209 Falcon Drive. An afternoon service with special singing will be held. The Rev. Ronnie Kiser will speak.
Homecoming services: will be held Sept. 9 at Mount Olive Baptist Church. Jason Skaggs will speak at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Singing in the afternoon will feature the Jodie Trio.
Homecoming services: will be held Sept. 9 at Alta Church of God. The Smith Family will provide special singing and Billy Morris will speak.
Fresh Fire Ministries: will present the Second Annual Fresh Fire Crusade: A Prophetic Explosion, Oct. 25-28, at Living Water Worship Centre, 513 Patrick St. The theme is "The Last Outpour." Schedule is: Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., speaker, Pastor Anthony Calloway of Columbus, Ohio; Oct. 26, noon, speaker, Evangelist Janet Hairston of Beckley; Oct. 26, evening service at 7:30 p.m., speaker, Pastor Dennis Hardwell of Wichita, Kan.; Oct. 27, noon, speaker, Pastor Timothy Starkey of Beckley; Oct.27, 6 p.m., speaker, Evangelist April Bright of Beckley. Oct. 28, 9 a.m., morning worship, speaker, Pastor S.R. White; Oct. 28, 4 p.m., speaker, Prophet B.K. Thompson. Registration is $10 before Oct. 1, after October 1 the fee is $15. Register online at http://freshfirecrusade2012.eventbrite.com or call 304-404-3473.
The Madison Baptist Church: has asked for a few specific items for the Day of Caring food drive, although ll non-perishable items are appreciated. Specifically requested items include: Mac and cheese, boxed rice, pancake mix and syrup, spaghetti and sauce, cereal, boxed mashed potatoes, Jiffy mix, Spam or Treet, peanut butter, soup, canned fruit, canned beans (pinto, kidney, pork and beans) and canned vegetables (carrots, spinach, potatoes, peas, green beans, corn).
The annual All Area Catholic Picnic for Catholics and their families: in Alleghany, Bath and Craig Counties in Virginia and Greenbrier, Monroe, Pocahontas, Summers and eastern Fayette counties will begin at 1 p.m. Sept. 16 in Shelter No. 1 of Greenbrier State Forest, south of Caldwell/White Sulphur Springs exit on Interstate 64. The picnic is sponsored by the Alleghany Highlands Council 8689 Knights of Columbus. Hamburgers, hot dogs with all the fixings, paper products and soft drinks will be provided. Bring a covered dish. For more information, call the office of Catholic Churches of the Greenbrier Valley at 304-536-1813 or the Allegheny Highlands Council 8689 Knights of Columbus at 304-645-1373.
Abundant Life Bible College,: 1534 Washington St. E., will offer its next course, Homiletics I from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Sept. 11. The six-week course is $100. For more information or to register online, visit www.abundantlifewv.com or call the church at 304-342-0058, ext. 4.
Abundant Life Ministries,: 1534 Washington St. E., will have a Community Praise Carnival from noon to 3 p.m. on Sept. 15 at the church. Free food, inflatables, games and prizes will be featured. Call Erica at 304-342-0058, ext. 8, or go to www.abundantlifewv.com for more information.
New First Missionary Baptist Church of Kanawha City,: 4524 Washington Ave. S.E., will have a prayer breakfast at 10 a.m. today at the church. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Shelley Bausley of St. Albans. Tickets are available for a love gift of $20. The church will also have Sunday school and morning worship beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday. For information, call Brenda Reese at 681-945-4043.
St. Michael Independent Catholic Church: will host an Inquiry Class on the Independent Catholic Church at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. During October the church will host an in-depth study of the Mass as a form of worship from the Old Testament to the New Testament. St. Michael Independent Catholic Church is housed in Ruffner Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1698 Quarrier St., located on block off of the Greenbrier Street Exit of Interstate 77.
King Of Glory International Ministries: will present its Second Annual "I Lived To Tell It'' Conference Friday through Sept. 9. Services will e held at 7 pm.. Friday with Dr. Yvonne Capehart of Pensacola, Fla.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 8, with speakers Carlotta Lynch of Morgantown; Renee Dixon of Morgantown; and Gloria McDuffey of Henderson, N.C. Speaker on Sept. 9 at 11 a.m., will be Pastor Tina M. Beatty. Seating is limited. Registration is $20 in advance or $25 at the door for both days. Mail checks or Money Orders To KOGIM, 302 Delaware Ave., Charleston, WV 25302. For more information, call 304-720-5994 or email kingofgloryintlministr...@yahoo.com. Tickets may also be purchased from Norma Smith at 304-546-9769 or Tonya Edwards at 304 546-5866.
West Virginia Conference Women in Ministry: will be in session Tuesday at St. Paul AME Church, 1108 Second Ave. The morning session workshops will be at 10 and 11 a.m. and will cover communicable diseases, TDAP, whooping cough, West Nile Disease, HPV. Voters Education will be discussed at 11 a.m. An evening worship will start at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Debra Smoot, pastor of St. Matthew AME Church in Beckley as speaker.
St. Paul AME Church: will host the 104th Session of the West Virginia Annual Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Thursday through Sept. 9. Opening worship service will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. A Welcome Program for newly appointed Presiding Prelate and Episcopal Supervisor, Bishop McKinley Young and Dr. Dorothy Jackson Young will be held at 6:30 p.m. A Lay Witness service will be held at 7:30 p.m. On Friday, beginning at noon, a Noon Day Worship Service will be held. At 7:30 p.m., the Wilberforce University Choir will be in concert. The Young People's Division will sponsor a program beginning 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 8. The closing service and appointments of pastors will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 9.
Sharon First Church of God: is seeking vendors for the fall bazaar and yard sale to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sept. 15 at the church, located two miles up Cabin Creek. Table rentals or space is $10 and tables will be provided. The church will also be selling hot dogs for $1 each. Proceeds will benefit the Women's Group to help the community and ministries they sponsor. To reserve a table or for more information, call Diana Reese ate 304-949-4622 or 304-206-8589; Debra Reid at 304-595-7294 or 304-382-4712. See Lahoma White by Sept. 15 to pay for the table.