Pre-pastoral anniversary

MARCH 10—Triedstone Baptist Church of Rankin, 18 Harriet St., Rankin, will host their Pre-Pastoral Anniversary Revival Service at 7 p.m. This is the 6th pastoral anniversary celebration of Rev. Nathaniel Pennybaker and Rev. Terri Pennybaker. The theme is “Edifying the Body in 2010.” The revival will run through March 12 and will include guest preachers Rev. DeNeice Welch, Rev. Earlene Coleman and Rev. Dr. Stephen J. Russell Jr. There will also be a concert celebration at 6 p.m. with gospel recording Artist Aaron Clark and Ministry from Ohio. The Pastoral Anniversary will be March 14 at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. at New Hope Baptist Church in Braddock with Rev. Darryl Grayson and Rev. Dr. William H. Curtis. For more information, call 412-271-3000 or visit or e-mail

Spring breakfast

MARCH 11—The State Women’s Department of the Second Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction of Pennsylvania will host their Annual Spring State Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at the Church in the Round, COGIC’s Saints Fellowship Hall, 845 Woodrow and Griffith streets, Aliquippa. The breakfast is for State Supervisor Vineda Martin. The theme is “Focusing Toward and Reaching The Goal.” Guest speaker will be Rev. Dr. Helen M. Burton of Ebenezer AME Church in Aliquippa. The Annual Coronation of Queen Esther will follow immediately at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call 412-608-2166 or 724-375-5528, ext. 133.

Women’s conference

MARCH 12—The Women of New Jerusalem Holiness Church, 111 Auburn St., East Liberty, will host a Women’s Conference at 7 p.m. The theme is “Revive, Restore, Renew.” The conference will run through March 14 at various times. Registration is required. The cost is $25 and includes breakfast and lunch for the Saturday session. For more information, call 412-441-9495.

Biennial banquet

MARCH 12—The Allegheny Union Baptist Association Ministers’ Wives and Widows Ministry will host their 1st Biennial Banquet at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 550 Cherrington Parkway, Coraopolis. The theme is “Do All To The Glory of God.” The banquet will honor Church Custodians and Sunday School Superintendents and the guest speaker will be Rev. Nelson E. Staples III of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in West Virginia. Tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for children. Call Sis. Roxanne Hollins at 724-541-2587.

Family & friends day

MARCH 14—Rapha Ministries. 6942 Upland St., Homewood, will host their Family & Friends Day at 11:30 a.m. The guest speaker will be Elder C. Shawn Tyson. There will also be a service at 5 p.m. For more information, call Carla Lovelace at 412-482-0430 or 412-441-1938.

Brotherhood tea

MARCH 14—The Brotherhood Ministry of Shiloh Community Missionary Baptist Church, 6940 Frankstown Ave., Homewood, will host their Brotherhood Tea at 4 p.m. For more information, call 412-441-8710.

Open house

MARCH 16—The Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary will host an Open House from 8:20 a.m.-3 p.m. at 7418 Penn Ave., Point Breeze. This is for all individuals considering a call to ministry ad graduate theological studies. For more information, Call Keith Evans at 412-731-8690, ext. 102 or e-mail

International holiday

MARCH 21—The Educational Board of Mount Olive Baptist Church, 330 Fourth St., Rankin, will host an International Holiday from 4-7 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Montele A. Crawford. For more information, call 412-271-0303.

Clothing drive

ONGOING—The Upper Room Pentecostal Holiness Ministry COGIC, 625 Wayne Ave., Ellwood City, will host a Clothing Distribution from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The first and third Saturday of each month, the church will have a free clothing distribution for infants/toddlers, boys, girls and adults. There will also be an Easter Community Dinner April 11 from 1-3 p.m. For more information, call 724-891-2079 or visit

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