Thanksgiving dinner

NOV. 25—New Covenant United Holy Church, 622 Chauncey St., Hill District, will host a Thanksgiving Dinner from 1-3 p.m. This is for individuals who have no place to go for a hot meal. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call LaTasha Scruggs at 412-628-4873.

Harvest luncheon

NOV. 27—Living Waters Church will host their Harvest Time Luncheon at 2 p.m. at One Church, 937 Liberty Ave., Downtown. This is a gala of fashion with a Chinese auction. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 412-233-0971.

Homecoming service

NOV. 28—St. Stephen’s AME Church, 11 N. Jefferson St., Latrobe, will host their Church Homecoming Service at 4 p.m. This is a day for people who have been a member of the church at any time. The guest speaker will be Elder Reed Moore of First Unity COGIC. For more information, call 724-532-0557.

Choral concert

DEC. 4—The Pittsburgh Gospel Choir will host the “Choral Sounds of the Season” Fall and Advent Concert at 4 p.m. at East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty. For more information, call 412-613-5825 or visit http://www.pittsburghgospel­

Gospel concert

DEC. 5—Bidwell Street United Presbyterian Church, 1025 Liverpool St., North Side, will host a Gospel Concert at 4 p.m. There will be songs of praise from five local well-known artists. The guests include Donna Allen, Valetta O’Kelly, DeNeice Welch, Adrienne Butler-Leonard and Debbie Moncrief. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 412-231-4663.

Women’s conference

DEC. 11—HeavenGates Ministries will host “An Open Door” Women’s Conference from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church, 6111 Rodman St., East Liberty. This event is to minister, empower and uplift women of all ages. There will be several dynamic workshops and health information available. Registration is requested and the cost is $30, which includes lunch and workshop materials. For more information, call 412-628-2498 or visit http://www.heavengates­

Fashion show

DEC. 11—The Christian Council of Pentecostal Temple COGIC, 6300 East Liberty Blvd., East Liberty, will host their 2010 “Walk in the Light” Fashion Show and Brunch at 10 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Pittsburgh University Center, 100 Lytton Ave., Oakland. There will be a fashion, health tips and door prizes. Tickets are $25 in advance. For more information, call 412-244-8940.

Gospel celebration

DEC. 11—The Beaver Chapter of the Gospel Music Workshop of America will host an Honoring of Pittsburgh’s Gospel’s Legends at 4 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 2629 Wylie Ave., Hill District. This year’s honorees are Earl Brundage, Theodora Cotton, John Flowers, Robert Henderson, Essie Hill, Menther Martin, Anna Murrell, Valetta O’Kelly, Cliff Roberts, Milton Austin and Dorothy Walden. This will be an “old time Gospel Hour” format featuring traditional hymns, spirituals and gospel music. For more information, email Cassandra Stanley at

Pastoral anniversary

DEC. 12—Corinthian Baptist Church, 2037 Forbes Ave., Uptown, will host a Pastoral Anniversary/Birthday Celebration at 10:30 a.m. This is a celebration of the 32nd Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. Christopher Glover. He will also be celebrating his 65th birthday. The theme is “Jesus is the Center of My Joy.” The morning worship service will feature guest preacher Rev. Christine Glover-Wimberly. There will be an Anniversary Banquet at 2 p.m. with Brother Raymond Lucas, the guest worship leader. For more information, call 412-391-2865.

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