Pastor Wayne and Renea Crozier and Abundant Life Ministries: will have their 14th Church/Pastoral Anniversary at 7 p.m. on Oct. 26 at the Charleston Civic Center with guests Paula White and Byron Cage. On Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. the service will be at Abundant Life Ministries with guest speaker Hernando Munoz of Miami. On Oct. 28 at 11 a.m. the guest speaker will be Elder Roger Haley of Dallas. All services are free and open to the public. Visit www.AbundantLifeWV.com or call the church at 304-342-0058.
Institute Church of the Nazarene: will continue its celebration of the Rev. James and Barbara Patterson's 23rd Pastoral Anniversary today and Oct. 20-21 at the church. First Lady Barbara Patterson will be celebrated at 7 p.m. today. Guest speaker will be Minister Carolyn Harriston from St. Paul AME Church. Music will be provided by the St. Paul AME Choir, The Spiritual Harmonizers and soloist Janean Tench. Minister Carol Gilmer of Institute Nazarene Church will speak at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. The Institute Nazarene Church Praise Team will provide music. The anniversary celebration will climax at 4 p.m. Sunday with Dr. Michael Pope from St. Paul Baptist Church. Music will be provided by the St. Paul Baptist Church Choir and choir from Pilgrim Home Baptist Church. Dinner will be served following the Sunday morning worship service.
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church: celebrates its 117th Church Anniversary and Homecoming Anniversary on Sunday at the church, 2528 Shadyside Road, St. Albans. At 11 a.m., speaker Rev. Robert K. Davis and the Mount Zion Baptist Church Family will worship at the church. At 3 p.m., speaker Rev. Jerry R. Staples and the choir and congregation of Liberty Baptist Church will be guests.
Fifth Avenue Church of God Achievers Class: in South Charleston will open its clothes closet from 10 a.m. to noon today. Clothes are free to people and families in need. Visitors should enter the church from the E Street side. Free parking is available in the rear of the church. For information, call Ruth Hunt at 304-744-5062.
Bethel Chapel: on Woodward Drive will have a hot dogs and baked goods sale from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
Ladies Aide Ministry of Levi First Missionary Baptist Church,: 5125 Church Drive, Rand, will sponsor "A Taste of Salad" from noon to 3 p.m. today<co Oct. 20> in the multi-purpose hall of the church. Donation is $6.
Mount Zion Baptist Church: in Carbondale will hold a pig roast and cookout at 3 p.m. today and an anniversary program with speaker Rev. William Chapman at 3 p.m. Sunday.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation Choir: is presenting an evening of food, music and fellowship Oct. 20. At 6 p.m., they will stage "Pollyanna," a turn-of-the-century-style dinner and music event. The evening will begin with an Italian-style dinner followed by entertainment. Hear songs from the early 1900's like "Ol' Joe Clark," "Yankee Doodle," "Goodnight Ladies" and more. Tickets for the dinner and show are $15 and may be reserved by calling Patty Link at 304-377-7892. Tickets will also be sold at the door.
Pastors Appreciation Breakfast: will be held Tuesday at Harding Funerals & Cremations in Kanawha City, and Thursday at Gatens Harding Funeral Home in Poca. Special guest speaker will be Larry Robertson, executive director of HospiceCare. Breakfast will be from 8 to 8:30 a.m., with a program from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. RSVP to Kelly at 304-925-4784.
Abundant Life Bible College,: 1534 Washington St. E. in Charleston, will start its next 6-week course, Personal Ministry, on Oct. 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. Topics will include the legalities of counseling, hospital and home visitation, etc. Cost is $100. For information or to register, visit www.abundantlifewv.com or call 304-342-0058, ext. 4.
St. Michael Independent Catholic Church: will host a Mass Class at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. This week's class is a study of the Mass as a form of worship from the Book of Revelation. Cost is $5 per person. St. Michael Independent Catholic Church is housed in Ruffner Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1698 Quarrier St. For information, call 304-610-7161.
Mount Olivet Ministers and Deacons Union: will meet at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 and 9 a.m. Oct. 27 at 16th Street Baptist Church, Huntington. For information, call Rev. Phillemon Dillard at 304-545-1594 or Deacon Charles Cole at 304-345-8694.
Women of Favor of the Apostolic Free Church of God,: 1004 Rosedale Drive, St. Albans, will have a Women's Conference Oct. 26 and 27. Friday evening begins with registration at 6:30 p.m. and a candlelight service dedicated to domestic violence and breast cancer awareness will begin at 7 p.m. Speakers are Sandra Calloway and Rita Chapman. All attendees are asked to wear white. Activities on Saturday begin at 9 a.m. with three workshops. Speakers are Minister Malva Carey, Attorney Jeff Woods and Elder Mary Wesley. Registration is $20. For information, call 304-550-1920; for transportation, call 304-550-1917.
Trinity United Methodist Church: will have a sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 27. The sale will include a general store with new and gently used items, baked goods, hot dogs, soft drinks and a variety of nuts, as well as homemade cinnamon rolls and apple butter. Tables are available for $10. Call Jean Higgins at 304-345-3980.
Bethel Baptist Church: will hold an ABW Fall Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 27 at the church, 5028 Kentucky St., South Charleston. Homemade or handmade items only; no yard sale items. Tables are available for $10 each or $15 for two. A hot dog and bake sale will also be held. Call Donna Estep at 304-766-7678.
Mount Olivet Deaconess Council: will host the Minsters' Wives Auxiliary for an Annual Program at 1 p.m. on Oct. 27 at Riverview Baptist Church, 201 Wertz Ave. The speaker will be Minister Frances Sherian of Metropolitan Baptist Church. The Riverview Baptist Trio will sing.
Greater Emmanuel Gospel Tabernacle Missionary Department: will celebrate its fifth annual Coats and More Giveaway on Nov. 3 at the Switzer Center in Orchard Manor, 900 Griffin Drive.
Fresh Fire Ministries: will present the second annual Fresh Fire Crusade: A Prophetic Explosion Thursday through Oct. 28 at Living Water Worship Centre, 513 Patrick St. The theme is "The Last Outpour." Schedule is: Thursday, 7:30 p.m., speaker, Pastor Anthony Calloway of Columbus, Ohio; Friday, noon, speaker, Evangelist Janet Hairston of Beckley; Friday 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; 4 p.m., evening worship speaker, Prophet B.K. Thompson. Guest Choirs, Praise & Mime Teams will minister nightly. All services are open to the public. For information, call 304-404-3473 or 304-982-5729.
Miracle Island Unlimited: will present the Passion Trail Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 2, 3, 30 and Dec. 1 at Paradise Island of Christian, on W.Va. 80 between Man and Gilbert near Verner. The sing starts at 6:30 p.m. and the trail starts around 7:30 p.m. at dark. Admission is free, but donations are accepted. Cast members lead you on a half-mile walking trail tracing Jesus' footsteps with 45 stories and 175 scenes from the life of Christ. Lodging and camping is available. For reservations and information, call 304-583-2825, Facebook Priscella Cline Smith or visit www.paradiseislandwvhomestead.com.
Lakeview Christian Church,: 108 Lakeview Drive, will participate in the Hurricane City-Wide Art and Craft Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 3. Tables are available for rental for $15 for eight-feet and $10 for six-feet, electric is included. Call Penny Casto at 304-757-6427 for information and reservations. Hot dogs and baked goods will be sold.