APRIL 6—Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 90 Port Perry Road, North Versailles, will host Lenten Services at 7:15 p.m. There will be a service in celebration of the Lenten season. Guest preachers included Pastor Robert Tedder, Pastor Earlene Coleman, Rev. Melvin Rippy, Pastor James Mathews and Pastor John Knight. For more information, call 412-823-2841.
APRIL 9-The National Convention of Gospel Choirs & Choruses Inc. will host a Great Lakes Regional Meeting at Calvary Baptist Church, 2629 Wylie Ave., Hill District. All singers, musicians and directors are invited to the event. Registration is requested and there will be a continental breakfast served at 8 a.m. For more information, call 412-551-7012 or 412-973-7061.
APRIL 9—The Singles Café and TwoGether Pittsburgh will host the “How to Avoid Falling For a Jerk or Jerkette” seminar from 5-8 p.m. at Panera Bread, 5430 Centre Ave., Shadyside. The books, materials and food will be provided. For more information, call Tonya Smith at 412-628-0100.
APRIL 10—Holiday Memorial AMEZ Church, 600 Talbot Ave., Braddock, will host their Annual Men’s Day at 10:30 a.m. Dinner will follow the service. For more information, call 412-271-5565.
APRIL 10—Carrone Baptist Church, 7119 Frankstown Ave., Homewood, will host its Family and Friends Day at 10:45 a.m. There will be a message by Minister Marvin Miller and refreshments will be served following the service. For more information, call 412-687-1819.
Spring AIDS benefit
APRIL 10—The R.A.P.H.A. Faith-Based AIDS organization, Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church, Success Barber Shop and Bonacile Enterprises will host the Spring Panache Fashion Extravaganza 2011 from 3-6:30 p.m. at Tana Ethiopian Restaurant, 5925 Baum Blvd., East Liberty. There will be a week of events to benefit HIV/AIDS through fashion and to raise awareness of the pandemic in Pittsburgh and Africa. The kick off event will be at Tana, along with a Celebrate Life! Wear Red! Prayer Breakfast on April 13 and a Fashion event on April 16 at Monroeville Mall. For more information, call Dorothy Hall at 412-398-0321 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
APRIL 10—St. Mark AME Church, 1409 Montier St., Wilkinsburg, will host a “Celebration of Praise” at 4 p.m. There will be an afternoon of lifting praises and giving thanks through music, song, dance and testimony. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 412-371-2800.
APRIL 10—Greater Works Outreach, 301 College Park Dr., Monroeville, will host its “A New Awakening Seminar” at 7 p.m. The three-day seminar will feature a Biblical message to awaken believers to a new level of freedom from Pastor Matthew Brown of New York, along with host Pastor Gary Mitrik. For more information, call 724-327-6500 or visit www.garymitrik.com.
APRIL 11—The Christian Community of Pittsburgh and Blackaby Ministries will host a Spiritual Leadership Conference at 8 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 320 Sixth Ave., Downtown. The two-day conference will include topics such as the Leader’s Calling, the Leader’s Influence, the Leader’s Vision, Avoiding Leadership Ruts and Finishing Well. Registration is requested. For more information, visit www.blackabyconferences.org.
APRIL 16—Antioch Baptist Church, 322 Elizabeth St., Sewickley, will host a Day Bus Trip to the play Joseph from 5:30 a.m.-10 p.m. at the Sight and Sound Theater, 300 Hartman Bridge Rd., Lancaster. This is a trip to see the popular play based on the classic story of Joseph. Reservations are required and the cost is $70 for children, $96 for teens and $122 for adults, which includes dinner, transportation and the show ticket. There will also be stops for breakfast and lunch. For more information, call 412-741-7688.
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