DEC. 2—The Urban Impact Performing Arts Department will host a Light the Night Holiday Concert at 7 p.m. at Allegheny Center Alliance Church, 250 E. Ohio St., North Side. There will be singing, dancing and holiday cheer as Urban Impact ushers in the holiday season. For more information, call 412-321-3811 ext. 119 or visit www.urbanimpactpittsburgh.org.
DEC. 3—Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Garfield, will host their “Jesus is the Reason for the Season” Christmas Celebration Concert at 5 p.m. There will be performances from the Morningside combined choir. Pentecostal Temple COGIC, Temple of Praise, First Church of God in Braddock, along with many other choirs, soloists, mimes and praisers. For more information, call 412-361-9865.
DEC. 4—The Music Department of Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District, will host its Christmas Concert at 5 p.m. The concert will feature the CH Foggie/Allegheny AMEZ Conference Choir under the direction of James White. For more information, call 412-683-2160.
DEC. 10—Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 250 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty, will host its Light-Up Night Christmas Festival from 6-8 p.m. The evening will feature the Urban Impact choir and include caroling, a live nativity scene, carriage rides, sing-a-longs, refreshments and more. For more information, call 412-361-7788 or visit http://www.eastminsterchurch.net.
DEC. 11—Corinthian Baptist Church, 2037 Forbes Ave., Hill District, will host its 33rd Pastoral Anniversary Celebration at 10:30 a.m. This is the pastoral celebration of Rev. Christopher Glover. The theme is “Jesus is the center of my joy.” The guest preacher will be Rev. Christine Glover. There will also be an Anniversary Banquet at 2 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall with Robin Everett at the Worship Leader. For more information, call 412-391-2865.
DEC. 16—First COGIC Beltzhoover, 615 Taft Ave., Beltzhoover, will host its 5th annual Christmas Program at 6 p.m. There will be worship, fellowship, gifts and more. For more information, call 412-431-9726.
DEC. 17—Traveling Divas and Gents Bus Tour will host a Bus Trip to “A Christmas Celebration 2011” in Maryland. The celebration will feature performances from BeBe & CeCe Winans, Beverly Crawford, Melvin Sapp, Tye Tribbett and Donnie McClurkin. The tour will leave from Edgewood Town Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $150 and includes a DVD copy of the performance. For more information, call Sylvia Brown at 412-466-115 or 412-862-6750.
ONGOING—King of Kings Baptist Ministries, 5169 Broad St., Garfield, will host its Hour of Power Bible Study at 7:30 p.m. Every Tuesday there will be an in-depth look into the Word of God. There will also be a Saturday Nite Praise service every Saturday evening from 6-7:30 p.m. It is open to the public. For more information, call 412-661-3550.
ONGOING—Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 271 Paulson Ave., East Liberty, will host its “Saturday Night LIVE Service” from 7-8:30 p.m. Every Saturday night tune in and get the word either in person or listen online. Rev. Dr. William Curtis is the senior pastor. For more information, call 412-441-1800 or visit http://www.mt-ararat.org.
ONGOING—Life Enrichment Fellowship, 801 N. Negley Ave., East Liberty, will host a New Ministry from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The new interdenominational church will be under the leadership of Senior Pastor Leroy C. Harris. For more information, call 412-436-0121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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