OCT. 20—Bidwell Presbyterian Church, 1025 Liverpool St., North Side, will host the River of Hope Women’s Day 2012 Prayer Retreat and Luncheon. This two-day event will include worship, education on women’s issues, lunch and a spiritual journey. This is an opportunity for women to connect prayerfully with other women. The guest speaker will be Rev. Maxine Jenkins. For more information, call Judith Jerry at 412-761-3501.
OCT. 20—The Allegheny Union Baptist Association of the Ohio Valley Area will host an Usher’s Seminar from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 17 E. Walnut St., Washington, Pa. Topics to be discussed will include The Role of the Usher, Apparel, Etiquette and more. Registration is required. For more information, call Deaconess Nettie Robinson at 724-228-1788.
OCT. 20—King of Kings Baptist Ministries, 5169 Broad St., Garfield, will host its Women’s and Men’s Day at 5 p.m. The theme is “Gospel Potpourri.” This is an opportunity for guests to rejoice in the musical anointing of various local gospel music artists. For more information, call 412-661-3550.
Holiday Craft Show
OCT. 27—The Women of South Avenue United Methodist Church, 733 South Ave., Wilkinsburg, will host a Holiday Craft Show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. There will be vendors, refreshments, a bake sale, a silent auction and more. For more information, call 412-371-7421.
—The Shepherd Ministry of Morning Star Baptist Church, 812 Oak St., West Mifflin, will host Song Fest at 6 p.m. The evening will feature choirs from First Baptist Church, Second Baptist Church of Homestead, St. Mark’s male singers and soloist Naima Studivant, along with other. For more information, call 412-461-7861.
OCT. 28—Antioch Baptist Church, 332 Elizabeth St., Sewickley, will host its annual Men’s Day Celebration at 10:45 a.m. The day will begin with a breakfast from 6-10 a.m., followed by the morning service and an afternoon program at 3:45 p.m. with Min. Doyle Bursey as the guest speaker. All are welcomed. For more information, call 412-741-7688 or visit www.antiochfwbaptistsewickley.org.
OCT. 28—Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 330 4th St., Rankin, will host its 119th Church Anniversary at 11 a.m. The theme will be “God’s Faithfulness” and guest speaker will be Rev. John Knight of Cornerstone Baptist Church. Dinner will be served following the morning service. For more information, call 412-271-0303.
OCT. 28—Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 17 E. Walnut St., Washington, Pa., will host its Usher’s Day at 3:30 p.m. The guest preacher will be Rev. Dr. Melvin G. Rippey, of West Virginia, along with his choir and congregation. For more information, call 724-222-2382.
OCT. 28—New Zion Baptist Church, 1434 Juniata St., North Side, will host its annual Deaconess Day Celebration at 4 p.m. The theme will be “Deaconess, Serving the Needs of God’s People” and the guest preacher will be Rev. Alberta Hall. All are welcomed. For more information, call 412-322-9566.
ONGOING—Beulah Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCrady Rd., Churchill, will host its Financial Peace University at 7 p.m. This is a financial course taught by Dave Ramsey and his FPU team via video to help individuals achieve their financial goals by showing them how to eliminate debt, save for the future and give like never before. They will also touch on how to deal with debt, build wealth and invest for the future. The classes will be held every Sunday through Nov. 4 and registration is required. For more information, call 412-242-4570 or visit www.daveramsey.com.
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