NOV. 30—Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 7220 Bennett St., Homewood, will host its 100th Church Anniversary Celebration. There will be a Remembrance and Fellowship Service at 6 p.m.; a Banquet luncheon on Dec. 1 at 11:30 a.m. at the Comfort Inn in Penn Hills; and a Special Worship and Fellowship Service on Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. at the church. For more information, call 412-362-1526 or 412-609-1331.
DEC. 1—First AME Church, 177 Mitchell Ave., Clairton, will host the “Women Gathering at the Wall” Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. Preachers Rev. June Jeffries, Dr. Judith Moore and Apostle Yolanda Thomas will speak on Refresh, Renew and Revive. Tickets are $15. For more information, call Evangelist Elizabeth Henderson at 412-303-4888.
DEC. 1—The Singles Sold Out Ministry of Shekinah House of Prayer Ministries United Holy Church of America, 1548 Lincoln Ave., East Liberty, will host the “Unashamed” One Day Conference at 10 a.m. at the Best Western Parkway Center Inn, 875 Greentree Rd., Greentree. Speakers will include Minister Corey Lankford, Pastor Celestine Mayo, First Lady LaShawn Youngblood, Elder Ebony Moultrie and Evangelist Dawsolene Burrell. Registration is required and the cost is $15, which includes lunch. For more information, call Moultrie at 412-758-7619 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DEC. 2—The Laketon Heights United Methodist Church, 9601 Frankstown Rd., Penn Hills, will host its 97th Church Anniversary Celebration at 10:30 a.m. There will be a special recognition of past pastors and those who have been members for 50 years or more. Following the service, there will be a reception in the Bush Fellowship Hall. For more information, call 412-241-9170.
DEC. 2—New Grace Missionary Baptist Church, 7711 Tioga St., Homewood, will host its Pastoral Anniversary at 1:30 p.m. This is the 3rd anniversary of Pastor Aaron L. Watt Sr. The guest speaker will be Rev. Robin Pollard. All are welcomed. For more information, call 412-241-1951.
Rites of Passage
DEC. 7—Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 90 Port Perry Rd., North Versailles, will host its Rites of Passage Celebration at 7 p.m. Minister Justin Hunt of Maryland will be the guest preacher and music will be provided by the Bethlehem Baptist Youth Choir and others. There will also be a Youth Workshop on Dec. 8 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The theme is “Youth Maturing into Young Adults.” This is for youth ages 12-20. The presenter will be Jonas McLeod. For more information, call 412-823-2841.
Holiday Prayer Breakfast
DEC. 8—The Women of Power Women of Faith Ministry of Carrone Baptist Church, 7119 Frankstown Ave., Homewood, will host a Holiday Prayer Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. The theme is “Prayer Changes Things.” The cost is $8. For more information, call 412-391-9919.
Youth Praise Celebration/ Christmas Bazaar
DEC. 8—The YPD of Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District, will host a Youth Praise Celebration and Christmas Bazaar at 10 a.m. This will be a Praise-A-Thon with holiday shopping. The bazaar will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and the youth celebration at 12:30 p.m. This is a free event. For more information, call 412-683-2160.
DEC. 9—United Vision Baptist Church, 637 Belinda St., Hill District, will host is 34th Pastoral Celebration of Rev. Christopher Glover at 10:15 a.m. The guest preacher will be Rev. Christine Glover of Christ-In-Me Ministries. There will also be an Anniversary Banquet at 2 p.m. with Robin Everett, of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, as the worship leader. For more information, call 412-765-0133.
DEC. 9—The Braddock Community Male Chorus will host its Christmas Concert at 5 p.m. at Watts Community Center, 736 Washington St., Braddock. The concert will feature the Braddock Community Choir singing Christmas songs and other selections. For more information, call Deacon Gerald Smith at 412-818-4116.
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