Sunday school workshop
DEC. 4—The Urban Ministries Inc. and Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 90 Port Perry Rd., N. Versailles, will host a Sunday School Workshop from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. This is a free teacher training for individuals interested in growing their Sunday school class. Registration is requested and there is no cost. For more information, call 412-823-4049.
Heaven & Hell luncheon
DEC. 4—King of Kings Baptist Ministries, 5169 Broad St., Garfield, will host their Heaven & Hell Luncheon at 12 p.m. The guest speakers will be Rev. Janice Johnson and Rev. Joyce Owens. For more information, call 412-661-3550.
DEC. 4—The Pittsburgh Gospel Choir will host the “Choral Sounds of the Season” Fall and Advent Concert at 4 p.m. at East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. For more information, call 412-613-5825 or visit www.pittsburghgospelchoir.org.
DEC. 5—Bidwell Street United Presbyterian Church, 1025 Liverpool St., North Side, will host a Gospel Concert at 4 p.m. There will be songs of praise from five local well-known artists. The guests include Donna Allen, Valetta O’Kelly, DeNeice Welch, Adrienne Butler-Leonard and Debbie Moncrief. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 412-231-4663.
DEC. 5—The Music Department of Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District, will host their Christmas Concert at 5 p.m. The concert will feature the C.H. Foggie/Allegheny AMEZ Conference Choir under the direction of James White. There will be a free will offering taken. For more information, call 412-683-2160.
DEC. 11—HeavenGates Ministries will host “An Open Door” Women’s Conference from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church, 6111 Rodman St., East Liberty. This event is to minister, empower and uplift women of all ages. There will be several dynamic workshops and health information available. Registration is requested and the cost is $30, which includes lunch and workshop materials. For more information, call 412-628-2498 or visit www.heavengatesministries.org.
DEC. 11—Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church, 6556 Shetland St., East Liberty, will host their Women’s Prayer Breakfast at 10 a.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Leola Cherry. For more information, call 412-441-7839 or visit www.sixthmountzion.org.
DEC. 11—The Christian Council of Pentecostal Temple COGIC, 6300 East Liberty Blvd., East Liberty, will host their 2010 “Walk in the Light” Fashion Show and Brunch at 10 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Pittsburgh University Center, 100 Lytton Ave., Oakland. There will be a fashion, health tips and door prizes. Tickets are $25 in advance. For more information, call 412-244-8940.
DEC. 11—The Beaver Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America will host an Honoring of Pittsburgh’s Gospel Legends at 4 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 2629 Wylie Ave., Hill District. This year’s honorees are Earl Brundage, Theodora Cotton, John Flowers, Robert Henderson, Essie Hill, Menther Martin, Anna Murrell, Valetta O’Kelly, Cliff Roberts, Milton Austin and Dorothy Walden. This will be an “old time Gospel Hour” format featuring traditional hymns, spirituals and gospel music. For more information, email Cassandra Stanley at email@example.com.
DEC. 12—Corinthian Baptist Church, 2037 Forbes Ave., Uptown, will host a Pastoral Anniversary/Birthday Celebration at 10:30 a.m. This is a celebration of the 32nd Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. Christopher Glover. He will also be celebrating his 65th birthday. The theme is “Jesus is the Center of My Joy.” The morning worship service will feature guest preacher Rev. Christine Glover-Wimberly. There will be an Anniversary Banquet at 2 p.m. with Brother Raymond Lucas, the guest worship leader. For more information, call 412-391-2865.
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