Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
DEC. 30—Unity Baptist Church of Braddock, 420 Fifth St., Braddock, will host a Prayer and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 9:45 a.m. at 1023 Talbot Ave., Braddock. The celebration will begin with a procession by vehicle from their former location on Talbot Avenue to their new location on Fifth Street. Then a prayer and ribbon cutting will be held at the front door, followed by a worship service at 10:30 a.m. and an Open House from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call 412-271-6070.
Youth Day Service
DEC. 30—Christian Tabernacle Kodesh Church of Immanuel, 2601 Centre Ave., Hill District, will host a Youth Day Service at 10:30 a.m. The theme will be “A Strong Finish-A Great Start: Getting Your House In Order.” The guest speaker will be Evangelist Kim Lankford, along with guests such as Oasis Ministries of Pittsburgh, Voices of Tabernacle, the Kenny and Shelia Ensemble and the Oasis Ministries Creative Expressions Team. For more information, call Deaconess L. Clipper at 412-721-4743.
DEC. 31—Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District; the Senator John Heinz History Center; and ASALH Edna B. McKenzie Branch, AAHGS, will host the “From Slavery to Freedom” Watch Night 2013 at 10 p.m. This will be a celebration of the closing of 2012, the beginning of 2013 and the observance of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. Bethel will be joined in worship by Ebenezer Baptist Church. For more information, call 412-683-2160.
New Year’s EveCelebration
DEC. 31—St. James AME Church, 444 Lincoln Ave., East Liberty, will host a New Year’s Eve Celebration at 10 p.m. The theme is “Break Out in 2013.” Following the worship service, dinner will be served. For more information, visit http://www.stjamesamepgh.org.
Watch Night Service
DEC. 31—Antioch Baptist Church, 332 Elizabeth St., Sewickley, will host its Watch Night Service at 10:30 p.m. All are welcome to join the congregation as they ring in the New Year with Jesus Christ. For more information, call 412-741-7688.
Watch Night Service
DEC. 31—Friendship M.B. Church, 17 E. Walnut St., Washington, Pa., will host a Watch Night Service at 10:30 p.m. This will be a celebration of the New Year. For more information, call 724-222-2382.
Year End Worship
DEC. 31—King of Kings Baptist Ministries, 5169 Broad St., Garfield, will host its Year End Worship Service at 10:30 p.m. This is an opportunity to praise God for His blessings and thanking Him for a year of good will. 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—The Outreach Ministry of Northside Institutional COGIC, 302 W. North Ave., North Side, will host a Warm Coat Drive. They are accepting donations for new and gently coats and accessories from children to adult sizes. Donations will be accepted through January 2013. For more information, call Staci Webb-Latimer at 412-628-4951 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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