Pastoral celebration

SEPT . 2—Creative Ministries Berachah, 1422 Evans Ave., McKeesport, will host a Celebration of Eight Years of Pastoral Ministry at 7 p.m. The guest speakers will be Rev. Dr. James Nelson, Pastor Lorraine Williams, Pastor Priscilla Dixon, Pastor Julius Lee Ralph and Rev. Derrick S. Johnson Sr. There will be singing, miming and liturgical dance. The celebration will run through Sept. 6 with a service on Sept. 9. Call Minister Eric Perdue Sr. at 412-403-5396, 412-672-6735 or e-mail

Release album party
SEPT. 2—Malloy Entertainment will host the “Lift Him Up” Album Release Concert at 7 p.m. at Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 271 Paulson Ave., East Liberty. John Gray will host the event. Special guests are Travis Malloy, Kierra Sheard, K & K Mime and Trini L. Massie & 4 The Caz of Christ. Admission is $10 and doors open at 6 p.m. For more information, call 412-325-4192 or e-mail

Fall revival
SEPT. 2—Antioch Baptist Church, 332 Elizabeth St., Sewickley, will host a Fall Revival at 7 p.m. Reverend Jerome Stevenson of Morning Star Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. The revival will run through Sept. 4. For more information, call Kathy at 412-741-7688.

Gospel hour
SEPT. 4—Pittsburgh Gospel will host a Friday Lunchtime Gospel Hour from 12-1 p.m. at 937 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. Every Friday from now until September, some of the city’s most talented vocalists will sing praises. The event is free and all are welcome. Call 412-261-1692, ext. 1.

Annual day
SEPT. 5—Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Morningside, will host their annual Outdoor Community Day from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. There will be activities for young and old, CPR training and food and other items for purchase. There will be a Pre-Pastoral Anniversary service Sept. 6, hosted by the Young Women’s Christian Council at 4 p.m. with guest Pastor Keith Moncrief and the Kingdom Light Ministries congregation. For more information, call 412-361-9865.

Guest night
SEPT. 8—The Greater Harmony Chorus will host the “Real Women Sing” Guest Night at 6:45 at Richland Elementary School, 3811 Bakerstown Rd., Gibsonia. All women are invited for this night of fun, singing and socializing. This will be a practice for the Nov. 7 show. For more information, call 412-487-1765, visit or e-mail

Bible school
SEPT. 10—The Bible School of Clark Memorial Baptist Church, 1301 Glenn St., Homestead, will host their Bible School at 7 p.m. The church will begin their 2009-2010 School Year of their Bible School. The four-year Bible course is designed to give students a working knowledge of the Word of God and to spiritually enrich the lives of those coming to study God’s Word. The cost is $40. Registration will be from 5-6:30 p.m. Call 412-462-1011 or 4110-461-0739.

Praise conference
SEPT. 18—The Women’s Ministry of First Antioch Baptist Church, 726 N. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, will host the Power of Praise Conference at 7 p.m. The theme is the “7 Forms of Praise.” Shelia Hunt of First Baptist Church of Penn Hills will be the guest speaker. All are welcome to come and enjoy music and praise, teaching and preaching and participation and education. For more information, call 412-215-1697.

Prayer breakfast
SEPT. 19—The Missionary Department of Solid Rock Church of God, 1400 Buena Vista St., North Side, will host a Prayer Breakfast at 10 a.m. The theme is “Spiritual Cleaning.” Pastor Debra Otey and Minister Valda R. Braziel will be the guest speakers. The cost is $10. For more information, call 412-638-1026.

Block party
SEPT. 19—Deliverance Baptist Christian Center, 1304 Manhattan St., Manchester, will host the 2009 Summer Block Party from 12-7 p.m. There will be music, food, fun activities, face painting, vendors and more. For more information, call Tracey Gist at 412-716-4514 or email

Gospel concert
SEPT. 20—The Greater Allegheny Choral Chapter will host a Gospel Concert at 5 p.m. at Greater Allen AME Church, 3600 California Ave., North Side. The featured choir will be Morningstar Baptist Church Mass Choir of Cleveland. There will be a free will offering taken. For more information, call Cassandra Stanley at 412-216-5217 or e-mail

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