Mt. Zion Baptist Church installs Rev. Sims


THE SIMS FAMILY—Front row: Bryce Johnson, Trinity Sims, Dalon Sims, Olonda Sims (daughter-in-law). Back row: Damon Sims, Alice Sims (wife of Rev. Roy Sims), Rev. Roy Sims Sr. and Roy Sims Jr. Reverend Sims was installed as the new pastor at Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Bellevue. The installation service was held April 11. Reverend Samuel Williams from New Zion Baptist Church preached the morning service and Rev. Alvin Coon of St. John Evangelist Baptist Church preached the afternoon service.

Entrepreneurship workshop

MAY 15—Younity Ministries Outreach will host their Knowledge Tree Workshop from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 3122 Lebanon Church Rd., West Mifflin. Individuals interested in entrepreneurship and building a business based on biblical principles will learn how to write a business plan, various tax information and more. The cost is $15 per person and includes a continental breakfast. Registration must be made by May 12. For more information, call 412-678-1514 or e-mail

Hat luncheon

MAY 15—The Sister to Sister Women’s Ministry of New Bethel Church, 221 43rd St., Lawrence­ville, will host their Ladies In Hat Luncheon with Fashion Show at 12 p.m. There will be vendors, fashions, food and more. For more information, call 412-621-2155.

Spring luncheon

MAY 15—Bidwell Presbyterian Church, 1025 Liverpool St., North Side, will host their Women’s Spring Luncheon from 1-3 p.m. The theme is “Worship One God One Name One Worthy.” Tickets are $10. For more information, call 412-231-4663.

Church anniversary

MAY 23—Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church, 6556 Shetland St., East Liberty, will host their 111th Church Anniversary at 7:45 a.m. The service will also be at 10:45 a.m. There will also be a Teaching Revival with Rev. Herbert Ponder May 24 and May 25 at 6:45 p.m. The theme is “Spiritual Leadership.” For more information, call 412-441-7839.

Music appreciation


MAY 23—The Music Ministry of Monumental Baptist Church, 2240 Wylie Ave., Hill District, will host a Music Appreciation event at 4 p.m. The event will feature Zion’s Messengers and the Youth and Adult Department of the Beaver County Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-281-3384.

Seminar and pastoral


MAY 27—Baptist Temple Church, 7241 Race St., Homewood, will host a Seminar and Pastoral Installation at 6 p.m. For two nights guest preacher Rev. Anthony Trufant of Brooklyn, N.Y., will conduct the “Vision 2010” seminar. This seminar is designed for members, lay leaders and those envisioning themselves doing the ministry of the Great Commission in the 21st century. On May 29 the church will host the Pastoral Installation of Rev. Rodney Adam Lyde at 2 p.m. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-241-1624.

Casting call

MAY 28—Covenanted Praise Mime Ministry will host an Open Casting Call from 6-8 p.m. at Hosanna House, 807 Wallace Ave., Wilkinsburg. This is a casting for the production “The Millennial King,” which tells the story of King David as it relates to the life of Jesus Christ through music, mime, dance and drama. There will also be a casting call May 29 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Interested individuals must prepare a two-minute solo audition with dance, music or mime. For more information, call 412-901-7020 or e-mail

Family conference

JUNE 9—The Lord’s Church, 2517 Haymaker Rd., Monroeville, will host the International New Life Conference 2010 at 7:30 p.m. at the Monroeville Convention Center, 101 Monroeville Mall Blvd., Monroeville. The theme is “Back to Basics.” There will be special sessions and nightly praise and worship with Rev. Henry Davis Jr. Guest speakers include Apostle John Eckhardt, Rev. Harriet Dennis, Deacon Paul Scott and Bishop Clarence McClendon. The conference will run through June 11. Registration is $25. For more information, call 1-877-842-7922, ext. 313 or visit

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. For more information, call 412-261-1692 or e-mail

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