Pastoral anniversary

OCT. 21—Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 451 Park Ave., Clairton, will host a Pastoral Anniversary Celebration at 7 p.m. They are celebrating 47 years with Pastor William C. Callaway. The celebration will run through Oct. 22 and include guest preachers Rev. Archie Perrin and Elder Alexander McLean. There will also be services Oct. 27-Nov. 1 and a banquet Nov. 2. For more information, call Paulette Bradford at 412-980-1595 or 412-233-8517.

Rummage sale

OCT. 23—The Women of Ingomar United Methodist Church, 1501 W. Ingomar Rd., Ingomar, will host their Annual Fall Rummage Sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The featured items will be clothing, jewelry, toys, books and household items. There will also be a bag sale from 5-7 p.m. and Oct. 24 from 9-10:30 a.m. For more information, call 412-364-3613 or visit

Celebration banquet

OCT. 23—Mount Carmel Baptist Church’s “An Ounce of Prevention” Program will host their Grand Opening Celebration Banquet at the Circuit Center, 5 Hot Metal St., South Side. The guest speaker will be Rev. Wilson Goode Sr., D. Min., he is the director and organizer of the Amachi Program. For more information, call 412-823-2841.

Annual lecture

OCT. 23—St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 5801 Hampton St., Highland Park, will host their 12th Annual St. Andrew’s Lecture at 8 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Esther Bush, president and CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh, and she will be addressing issues of concern in the community. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-661-1245.

Flea market

OCT. 24—Garden City United Methodist Church, 500 Laurel Dr., Monroeville, will host their Annual Flea Market from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. There will also be a pancake breakfast, a bake sale and a bag sale. The cost is $6 for adults and $3.50 for children 11 years and under. For more information, call 412-373-0391 or visit

Church anniversary

OCT. 25—Mount Olive Baptist Church, 330 Fourth St., Rankin, will host their 116th Church Anniversary Celebration at 10:45 a.m. The theme is “I Don’t Feel Noways Tired.” The guest preacher will be Rev. Bernie H. Manning of St. John Baptist Church in Reading, Pa. For more information, call 412-271-0303.

Pastoral installation

OCT. 25—Beulah Baptist Church, 201 Chalfont St., Beltzhoover, will host the Pastoral Installation Service of Rev. Katrina Organ at 3:30 p.m. Reverend Organ is the first African-American female elected to pastor the church. She was also the first female deacon. Call John T. Leftwich at 724-733-4805 or Laura Eleam at 412-922-1297.


OCT. 25—The Braddock Male Chorus and the Ben Harris Singers will host the “Jammin’ for Jesus” Concert at 4 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church, 1350 Locust St., McKeesport. For more information, call 412-818-4116.

‘A Harvest Carol’

OCT. 31—The Youth and Fine Arts Ministry of Triedstone Baptist Church, 18 Harriet St., Rankin, will host the drama “A Harvest Carol” at 1 p.m. There will be a free will offering taken and a luncheon in the Fellowship Hall immediately following the play. For more information, call 412-271-3000.

Community seminar

ONGOING—Hillcrest Seventh Day Adventist Church, 2340 Wylie Ave., Hill District, will host “A System for Survival in the 21st Century-Can We Survive: Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Escalating Crime, etc” at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Evangelist Ron C. Smith. It will run through Oct. 31. For more information, call 412-391-4334.

ONE church

ONGOING—ONE Church will host Sunday Services at 1 p.m. at 937 Liberty Ave., Downtown. Reverend Deryck Tines is the pastor. This is the service where everybody gathers as ONE in worship. Services will be held every Sunday. Call 412-261-1692 or e-mail

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