AUG. 28—Pittsburgh Gospel will host a Friday Lunchtime Gospel Hour from 12-1 p.m. at 937 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. Every Friday from now until September, some of the city’s most talented vocalists will sing praises. The event is free and all are welcome. Call 412-261-1692, ext. 1.
Hall of fame
AUG. 28—The Mulberry Community Church, 601 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg, will host The First Christian Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m. Guest speaker will be Cochise Watkins. The honorees will be Robert Munsin, Tom Lewis, Olivia Dosswell, Wila Mae Germany, Brad Arrington, Mike Logan and Rev. George Fitch. There will also be a performance by Spirit Filled Ministries and Karen Arrington. The church is also asking for football players and cheerleaders from 1969-1973. For more information, call 412-731-7760.
AUG. 29—The Women’s Day Committee of St. Mark AMEZ Church, 807 Ross Ave., Wilkinsburg, will host their First Ladies of AME Zion at 11 a.m. The theme is “The Power of Praying Women.” This is a lunch to honor the AMEZ pastors’ wives for their faithfulness and service. The cost is $15. For more information, call 412-526-8981.
AUG. 29—Nehemiah-Emmanuel Community Development Corp. and Faithful Ministries will host a Community Outreach from 12-5 p.m. at Alma Illery Health Center, 7227 Hamilton Ave., Homewood. There will be food, prizes, games and back to school supplies. Gospel DJ Brother Marlon will also be in attendance. For more information, call 412-583-1357.
Sister to sister tea
AUG. 29—Heaven Gates Ministries, 545 Division St., Harrisburg, will host the Sister to Sister Tea from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lincoln Avenue COGIC, 404 Lincoln Ave., East Liberty. The speakers will be Evangelist Kimberly Burke of Pittsburgh and Evangelist Donna M. Humphries Rickard of Harrisburg. The event is free and registration is requested. A free will offering will be taken. For more information, call 412-727-6116, Evangelist Rickard at 717-903-3599 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
AUG. 30—Christian Tabernacle Kodesh Church of Immanuel, 2601 Centre Ave., Hill District, will host a Special Youth Day Program at 10:30 a.m. The theme will be “Back to School-Equipped with His Word, Energized by His Love.” The speaker will be Rev. Barry Givner of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church. There will be a performance by Voices of Tabernacle Youth & Special Music. Call 412-621-2089 or e-mail email@example.com.
SEPT. 2—More Love Inc. will host a Soup Kitchen from 5-7 p.m. at the Church of God and Saints of Christ, 626 Lawson St., Hill District. Every other Wednesday the soup kitchen will be open for individuals in need of a meal. For more information, call Michael Williams at 412-320-9701.
Release album party
SEPT. 2—Malloy Entertainment will host the Lift Him Up Album Release Concert at 7 p.m. at Mt Ararat Baptist Church, 271 Paulson Ave., East Liberty. John Gray will host the event. Special guests are Travis Malloy, Kierra Sheard, K & K Mime and Trini L. Massie & 4, The Caz of Christ. Admission is $10 and doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, call 412-325-4192 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEPT. 5—Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Morningside, will host their annual Outdoor Community Day from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. There will be activities for young and old, CPR training and food and other items for purchase. Also there will be a Pre-Pastoral Anniversary service hosted by the Young Women’s Christian Council at 4 p.m. with guest Pastor Keith Moncrief and the Kingdom Light Ministries congregation. For more information, call 412-361-9865.
SEPT. 8—The Greater Harmony Chorus will host the “Real Women Sing” Guest Night at 6:45 at Richland Elementary School, 3811 Bakerstown Rd., Gibsonia. All women are invited for this night of fun, singing and socializing. This will be a practice for the Nov. 7 show. For more information, call 412-487-1765, visit http://www.greaterharmony.org or e-mail email@example.com.
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