Fairview United Methodist Church: will have its 125th Homecoming celebration Sept. 8 and Sunday 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 a.m. Sept. 9. A covered-dish dinner and fellowship will be held at noon. The afternoon services with a special sing will 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 Sept. 9 at New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene in Pinch. Afternoon activities include a covered-dish dinner and music by the Taylor Brothers and Good News Trio. There will be inflatables for children. The church is located across from Pinch Elementary School.
Homecoming services: will be held 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.
Red Oak Christian Community Church,: Red Oak Drive, Nitro, will have its homecoming beginning at 10 a.m. Sept. 9 with Sundra Brown from Barberville, Ky., preaching. Singing will be provided by Gospel Tide and Old Cross Roads. Dinner will be served at noon. Victor Keathley and Roy Jarrell are pastors.
Homecoming services: will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 9 at Lucy Wilson Baptist Church, Wills Creek, Elkview. Dinner will be served at noon. The Rev. Roger Cunningham will speak and Shiloh will sing.
Shrewsbury Community Church: will have homecoming services at 10 a.m. Sept. 9. The Brown Sisters, Sandy Moore and the church choir will sing. The Rev. Paul Ramsey will preach following the sing. Lunch will be served at noon.
First Missionary Baptist Church: will celebrate its 106th Anniversary and Homecoming at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9. Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. and the morning service starts at 11 a.m. with its pastor, the Rev. Robert J. Frazier speaking. The afternoon service begins at 3:30 p.m. with the Rev. Ronald Sherrod, pastor of Mount Tabor Baptist Church in Lewisburg as guest speaker, along with his choir and congregation. Area churches are invited to participate.
Reamer Hill Community Church,: Leatherwood Road, Clendenin, will celebrate its 38th Anniversary Homecoming beginning at 10 a.m. Sept. 9. Dinner will be on the grounds at noon. The afternoon service begins at 1:30 p.m. with The Hobbs Family as guest singers.
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church: in Chesapeake,: will have its 92nd Church Anniversary at 3:30 p.m. Sept. 26 at the church, 11744 Maccorkle Ave., Chesapeake. The theme is "Now is the Time." Guest speaker will be Bishop Gordon Ford of Faith Cathedral of Praise in Rand, along with his choir and congregation. Dinner will be served immediately after the morning service.
Elkridge Community Church: will have its homecoming services on Sept. 23. Sunday school will begin at 10 a.m., a dinner at noon and the afternoon service will begin at 2 p.m. Directions to Elkridge: from Montgomery, take W.Va. 61 South and go approximately 3 miles. Turn right onto Armstrong Creek Road. Go approximately 5 miles and turn right on Elkridge Road. The church is about 2 miles up on the left. For information, call 304-595-7165.
Christ Harvest: is hosting a "Family Fun Day" from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 16 at the church, located at 5315 Koontz Drive in Cross Lanes. Free Little Caesars pizza and Pepsi products will be provided, along with inflatables, live bands, fire department vehicles, games and prizes for all.
Applications are available for a booth space: at the annual fall arts and crafts sale, to take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at Forrest Burdette United Methodist Church, 2848 Putnam Ave. in Hurricane. Spaces are $20 plus $3 for electrical outlet. Vendors must bring their own tables. Call Jan at 304-562-2053 or stop by the church office, Monday through Friday, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for information.
Heritage Baptist Church,: Pinch, will host a LERMA Stamp-Out Hunger Yard Sale, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 6, at the beginning of Hidden Valley in Pinch. Eleven community churches will be participating in this huge annual sale. There will also be hotdogs and a bake sale. Items for sale include furniture, exercise equipment, home décor, glassware, books, clothes, baby items, household items, books, toys, furniture, movies and more.
Abundant Life Ministries,: 1534 Washington Street E, Charleston is having a Community Praise Carnival from noon to 3 p.m. on Sept. 15. The carnival-themed event will have free food, inflatables, games and prizes. Call Erica at 304-342-0058, ext. 8, or go to www.abundantlifewv.com for more information.
Set Free Ministries: will have a fundraising yard sale at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 8 at the church, located at 638 Cross Lanes Drive, 7/10 mile from the stoplight in Cross Lanes toward Rock Branch. Several families have donated items for the sale.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation: will present its Third Friday Film Series at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the church, 520 Kanawha Blvd. W. Admission is free. The film is "Hugo," a 2011 family drama that blends fictional story with historical fact. Set in a Paris train station in the early 20th Century, it tells the story of a young boy, Hugo, orphaned and being taken care of by his uncle, who works as the keeper of the station's clocks. Rated PG.
King Of Glory International Ministries: will present its Second Annual "I Lived To Tell It'' Conference Sept. 8 and Sept. 9. Services will take place 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. For more information, call 304-720-5994 or email kingofgloryintlministr...@yahoo.com.
A hot dog, bake sale and yard sale: will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 8 at Meadowbrook Freewill Baptist Church, located on W.Va. 114 North, above Capital High School.
Abundant Life Bible College,: 1534 Washington St. E., will offer its next course, Homiletics I, from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning Tuesday. The six-week course costs $100. For more information or to register online go to www.abundantlifewv.com or call the church at 304-342-0058, ext. 4.
Asbury United Methodist Church: will host its Fifth Annual Outdoor Celebration from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at 501 Elizabeth St. The Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus will sing. There will be lots of giveaways, including hot dogs and drinks. A Jupiter Jump will be available for kids. Children's bikes will be given away.