AUG. 8—Gethsemane COGIC, 200 Crest St., Clairton, will host their Annual Women’s Day at 11 a.m. The guest speaker will be Mother Loretta Meadows Clark of the Western Pennsylvania Jurisdictional Supervisor of Women.
AUG. 8—Mulberry Community Church, 601 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg, will host their 10th Pastoral Anniversary for Rev. Kevin E. Cooper at 11 a.m. The guest preacher will be Rev. Desmond Robinson of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. There will also be a 4 p.m. service with Rev. William H. Curtis. For more information, call 412-241-1664.
AUG. 9—The Pittsburgh Gospel Choir will host Auditions for the 2010-2011 season from 6-7 p.m. at East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 616 South Highland Ave., East Liberty. They are seeking new volunteer members, especially with tenor and bass voices. The group performs classical, spiritual, traditional and contemporary gospel. Auditions will be held on Mondays during the months of August and September.
AUG. 12—Jesus Anoints Me Ministry will host Auditions for its Talent Showcase at 5 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, 2200 Wylie Ave., Hill District. The theme is “I’m Not Scared.” Registration is requested. For more information, call Minister Kay Brown at 412-400-5469 or visit www.jesusanointsme.org/1.
AUG. 13—Unity Baptist Church, 1023 Talbot Ave., Braddock, will host their Cantaloupe Day Jubilee 75th Celebration at 7 p.m. There will celebrate 75 years of serving cantaloupe treats to patients. There will be a special tribute to Willa Bea Greathouse. Call Dorothy Lee at 412-241-3777.
AUG. 15—Unity Baptist Church, 1023 Talbot Ave., Braddock, will host its Annual “Back to School Explosion” at 2 p.m. The theme this year is “Unity in the Community.” This event will feature some of the areas most talented vocalists, mime ministries and gospel rappers in the area. Free hot dogs will be given out during the event. The event will take place at the Braddock Avenue and Library Street. parking lot. Come out and support our youths as we lift up the name of Jesus. Call 412-271-2667 or visit www.myspace.com/ubcyouth1023.
AUG. 15—The Pennsylvania Baptist State Convention Inc. Western Region Women’s Ministry will host their Women of Distinction event from 4-7 p.m. at the Longue Vue Country Club, 400 Longue Vue Dr., Verona. The event will recognize several local women for their dedication to the ministry. There will be praise and worship. Reservations are required and the cost is $40. Call 412-731-3232.
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AUG. 28—The Education Department of Pentecostal Temple COGIC, 6300 East Liberty Blvd., East Liberty, will host its Back to School Celebration, “I Got Your Back” from 1-4 p.m. This is an event for all local youths, especially in the East Liberty community. They will receive various school supplies for the new school year, fellowship, fun, entertainment and special giveaways. There will also be information for parents. Call Denise White at 412-371-6268.
OCT. 2—Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Morningside will host a Church Trip to “Joseph” at the Sights and Sounds Millenium Theatre, Lancaster. The price includes transportation, theater and buffet meal. For more information, call 412-361-9865.
OCT. 16—El-BethEl Temple Church, 800 South Ave., Wilkinsburg, will host a Fellowship Excursion to see a showing of “Joseph” from 6:30 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Sights and Sounds Millenium Theatre, Lancaster. The cost of the trip is $135 and payments must be made by Oct. 2. Reservations are required to hold seats. Call 412-271-4727.
ONGOING—Pittsburgh Spirit & Soul will host a Friday Lunchtime Gospel Hour from 12:15-1 p.m. at 937 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. The event is free and all are welcome. Call 412-261-1692, ext. 1.
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