Music workshop

AUG. 25—The Music Ministry of Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church, 6111 Rodman St., East Liberty, will host the Rodman Music Workshop at “The Street” at 6:45 p.m. The workshop will run through Aug. 28 and will be led by Idella Johnson. There will be a concert on Aug. 28 at 3 p.m. Registration is free but required. For more information, call 412-363-8082.

Gospel explosion

AUG. 27—Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Morningside, will host “Make a Joyful Noise” Gospel Explosion at 7:30 p.m. There will be testimonies, musical guests, prayer healing, mime ministry and more. For more information, call 412-361-9865.


AUG. 28—Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Morningside, will host the Men and Young Men Conference 2010 from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The theme is “First Things First.” Registration is free and a continental ­breakfast and lunch will be served.

Back to school

AUG. 28—The Education Department of Pentecostal Temple COGIC, 6300 East Liberty Blvd., East Liberty, will host its Back to School Celebration, “I Got Your Back” from 1-4 p.m. This is an event for all local youth, especially in the East Liberty community. They will receive various school supplies for the new school year, fellowship, fun, entertainment and special giveaways. There will also be information for parents. For more information, call Denise White at 412-371-6268.

Fashion show

AUG. 28—Potter’s House Ministries, 430 Cathedral Ave., Pittsburgh, will host the 2010 Kingdom Model Fashion Show from 6-9 p.m. at 500 Camp Ave., Braddock. There will be local Christian models showing off fashions in various categories. There will also be a performance from local Christian comedian “Church Mutha.” Tickets are $12 and all proceeds will be donated to the Potter’s House. For more information, call Minister Lynne Bentley at 412-670-2244.

Music concert

AUG. 29—Laketon Heights United Methodist Church, 9601 Frankstown Rd., Penn Hills, will host a Gospel Music Concert at 5 p.m. The featured guest will be the Mt. Ararat Male Chorus. Admission is free. For more information, call 412-241-9170.

Women’s day

AUG. 29—The McKees Rocks District of the COGIC will host their Annual Women’s Day Service at 5 p.m. at Damascus COGIC, 524 E. North Ave., North Side. The guest speaker will be Betty Alexander of United Church in the Round. For more information, call 412-771-1394 or 412-251-2714.


AUG. 30—The Pittsburgh Gospel Choir will host Auditions for the 2010-2011 Season from 6-7 p.m. at East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 616 South Highland Ave., East Liberty. They are seeking new volunteer members, especially with tenor and bass voices. The group performs classical, spiritual, traditional and contemporary gospel. Auditions will be held on Mondays during the months of August and September.

Pre-pastoral anniversary service

SEPT. 5—The Young Women’s Christian Council of Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Morningside, will host a Pre-Pastoral Anniversary for Elder Lamont B. Shields at 5 p.m. The guest speaker will be Pastor Timothy Smith of Keystone Church in Hazelwood. For more information, call 412-361-9865.

Health workshop

SEPT. 8—The Mercy Parish Nurse and Health Ministry Program will host “America’s Child Obesity Epidemic: Parish Nurses Can Make a Difference” from 5:30-8 p.m. at UPMC Mercy Hospital, 1400 Locust St., Uptown. The workshop will be ­presented by RN and Dietician Julianne Hagen and there will also be a session held Sept. 11 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Registration is requested by Sept. 3. For more information, call 412-232-7997 or e-mail

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