Annual Event

JULY 9—Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Garfield, will host the Willa M. Johnson School of Bible and Ministry Annual Maranatha: Our Lord Cometh Gathering A Time of Fasting and Prayer from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The messenger will be Evangelist Mary Shields. Also, on July 10, there will be an Annual Benefit Concert at 5 p.m., featuring Valetta O’Kelly and Elder Lamont B. Shields. For more information, call Sis. Yvonne C. Johnson at 412-793-7720 or 412-361-9865.

Christmas in July

JULY 9—The Parent Club of Northside Institutional COGIC, 302 W. North Ave., North Side, along with Bidwell Presbyterian Church and the Original Church of God Deliverance Center will host a Christmas in July Toy Drive at 12 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. DeNeice Welch of Bidwell Presbyterian. There will be free food, drinks, activities and free haircuts for boys 12 and under. For more information, e-mail

Pastoral Anniversary

JULY 10—Unity Baptist Church, 1023 Talbot Ave. and 736 Washington St., Braddock, will host its Pastoral Anniversary Celebration at 10:30 a.m. This is the 7th pastoral anniversary of Pastor Richard W. Wingfield. The guest preacher will be Rev. Melvin Rippy, president of the Baptist Ministers Conference of Pittsburgh. Following the service will be a celebration banquet at Olympia Banquet Hall, 1575 Electric Ave., East Pittsburgh at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and $10. For more information, call 412-271-6070.

Men’s/Women’s Day

JULY 10—Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 3415 Ligonier St., Pittsburgh, will host its Men’s and Women’s Day at 11 a.m. The men’s service will be held at 11 a.m. and women’s service will be at 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 412-621-4311.

Inaugural Service

JULY 10—Beth ‘El Tabernacle of Peace Ministries will host its Inaugural Service of Installation at 5 p.m. at the Greentree Radisson Hotel, West Ballroom, 101 Radisson Dr., Greentree. The installation/ consecration speaker will be Pastor Romona Moore of the Temple of Praise in Washington, D.C. Overseers Bishop Peter M. Hallenbeck and Senior Pastor Myrna L. Hallenbeck will officiate. For more information, call 412-221-2952 or visit

Church Anniversary

JULY 14—Central Baptist Church, 2200 Wylie Ave., Hill District, will host its 120th Church Anniversary Celebration. The three-day event will begin with a Revival at 7 p.m. with Rev. Hubert D. Hutcherson of Shiloh Baptist Church; followed by A Day of Praise and Worship on July 15 at 7 p.m. featuring several local choirs; and concluded with a Worship Service on July 17 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Steve Russell of Maryland. The theme is “Standing On the Promises.” For more information, call 412-566-1437 or visit

Music Ministry

JULY 17—Harvest Global Outreach will host Ministry in Music at 6 p.m. at Radiant Life Alliance Center Church, 5341 Kincaid St., Garfield. This is an anointed time of ministry to the Lord, Jesus Christ. Admission is free. For more information, call 412-853-7802.

Bible Study

ONGOING—King of Kings Baptist Ministries, 5169 Broad St., Garfield, will host its 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 its “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. Rev. Dr. William Curtis is the senior pastor. For more information, call 412-441-1800 or visit

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