Pastoral installation

JUNE 1—Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 330 Fourth St., Rankin, will host its Pastoral Installation of Rev. William Baker IV at 7 p.m. The guest preachers for the celebration, which will run through June 5, include Rev. Darrell T. Canady, Rev. James D. Burwell, Rev. Brian Edmonds, Rev. Dr. William H. Curtis and Rev. Delano Paige. The actual installation service will take place on June 5 at 4 p.m. with Rev. Barbara Gunn. For more information, call 412-271-0303.

Women’s Day

JUNE 3—The Women of Monumental Baptist Church, 2240 Wylie Ave., Hill District, will host a Women’s Day Weekend at 7 p.m. The theme is “Someone is Missing From the Dinner Table.” Individuals and families who have lost someone due to violence or sudden death are invited to attend. This three-day event promises to bring healing, hope and encouragement to those who attend. There will be a service with Marsha Grayson as the guest speaker with Rev. DeNeice Welch as the guest soloist; a salad-a-rama with spoken word; and a Sunday morning worship service with Rev. Millie Jackson. There will be a repast following the service. For more information, call 412-281-3384.

Prayer breakfast

JUNE 4—The Missionary Ministry of Triedstone Baptist Church of Rankin, 18 Harriet St., Rankin, will host its Pre-65th Church Anniversary Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. The theme is “Prayer Changes Things” and the guest preacher will be Rev. Barbara Gunn. The cost is $10. For more information, call 412-271-3000.

Youth explosion

JUNE 4—The Youth Choir of Park Place AME Church, 215 E. 10th Ave., Homestead, will host its Youth Explosion Weekend at 1:30 p.m. The theme is “PUSH-Pray Until Something Happens.” Pittsburgh Police Chief Nathan Harper will be the guest speaker. There will also be a Celebration of Praise on June 5 at 4 p.m. All are welcomed to attend. For more information, call 412-461-2627 or email

Strawberry fest

JUNE 10—Shadyside Presbyterian Church, 5121 Westminster Place, Shadyside, will host its Strawberry Festival from 5:30-8:30 p.m. This will be a traditional evening of fun, games and delicious food to celebrate the impending arrival of summer and support for the non-profit organization, Sojourner House MOMS. For more information, call Peter Bodnar at 412-682-4300 ext. 116 or email

Pastoral anniversary

JUNE 12—Second Baptist Church, 324 Mansfield Blvd., Carnegie, will host a Pastoral Anniversary Celebration at 11 a.m. This is the 5th Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. E. LaRue Davis. The guest speaker will be Rev. John McKenney of Virginia. There will be a banquet on June 11 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Noreen Adams as the guest preacher. For more information, call Viola Burgess or Lavonda Johnson at 412-276-6606.

Church anniversary

JUNE 12—Jerusalem Baptist Church, 123 Steuben St., West End, will host its 110th Church Anniversary at 4 p.m. The guest preacher will be Pastor Robert Tedder and the Union Baptist congregation. The theme is “We Come This Far By Faith.” All are welcome. For more information, call 412-921-5972.

Pastoral anniversary

JUNE 17—Shiloh Community Missionary Baptist Church, 6940 Frankstown Ave., Homewood, will host a 20TH Pastoral Anniversary Celebration at 6 p.m. at The Doubletree Hotel, 135 Mall Blvd., Monroeville. This is the pastoral anniversary of Rev. Hubert D. Hutcherson. There will be a semi-formal celebration banquet followed by a special worship service on June 19 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Steven Avinger as the guest. Registration is requested by June 12. For more information, call 412-441-8710.


JUNE 18—Northside Institutional COGIC, 302 W. North Ave., North Side, will host its “Week-End Celebration” at 12 p.m. There will be a dedication of their new edifice. For more information, email Nina Darkins at

Singles café ministry

JUNE 25—The Singles Café will host their monthly Singles Café Ministry from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Panera Bread, 5430 Centre Ave., Shadyside. This is a ministry for single men and women looking to be educated and empowered on how to establish and maintain healthy, Godly relationships through the Word of God. The meeting will be held second and fourth Saturday of the month. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Tonya Smith at 412-628-0100 or email

Bible study

ONGOING—King of Kings Baptist Ministries, 5169 Broad St., Garfield, will host an Hour of Power Bible Study at 7:30 p.m. Every Tuesday there will be an in-depth look into the Word of God. There will also be a Saturday Nite Praise service every Saturday evening from 6-7:30 p.m. It is open to the public. For more information, call 412-661-3550.

LIVE service

ONGOING—Mount Ararat Baptist Church, 271 Paulson Ave., East Liberty, will host their “Saturday Night LIVE Service” from 7-8:30 p.m. Every Saturday night tune in and get the word either in person or listen online. Dr. William Curtis is the senior pastor. For more information, call 412-441-1800 or visit

New ministry

ONGOING—Life Enrichment Fellowship, 801 N. Negley Ave., East Liberty, will host a New Ministry from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The new interdenominational church will be under the leadership of Senior Pastor Leroy C. Harris. For more information, call 412-436-0121 or email

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