AUG. 17—Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Philip & Iron St., Aliquippa, will host a Revival at 7 p.m. The three-day revival will feature Rev. Bernard E. Tench Jr. For more information, call 724-378-7829.

J.A.M. Session

AUG. 19—Jesus Anoints Me Ministries Inc. will host its 10th Anniversary of the Mid Atlantic Back to School J.A.M. Session from 7-10 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, 2200 Wylie Ave., Hill District. There will be gospel singers, rappers, choirs, steppers, instrumentalists and more. Also on Aug. 20 there will be an All Day Gospel Extravaganza and picnic at the Mel Blount Youth Home. For more information, call 412-400-5469 or email


AUG. 20—The Steward Board of Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District, will host a Salad-A-Rama at 12 p.m. The musical guest will be Brother Dwayne Watkins. The cost is $10. For more information, call 412-683-2160.

Back to School Celebration

AUG. 20—The Education Department of Pentecostal Temple COGIC, 6300 East Liberty Blvd., East Liberty, will host its 4th Annual Back to School Celebration from 1-4 p.m. The theme is “I Got Your Back.” This celebration is for the youth of the community, especially in the East Liberty area, and will provide pre-school to high school students with school supplies. There will be fellowship, fun, entertainment, giveaways, refreshments and free haircuts. For more information, call 412-361-7000.

Back To School

AUG. 20—El-Bethel Temple Church, 800 South Ave., Wilkinsburg, will host its annual Back to School Rally from 1-5 p.m. There will be food, book bags filled with supplies, face painting, a moon bounce, music and more. All are welcomed. For more information, call 412-241-7900.

Back To School

AUG. 20— Unity Baptist Church, 1023 Talbot Ave., Braddock, will host its annual “Back to School Explosion” at 2 p.m. at the Braddock Ave. & Library St. parking lot. The theme this year is “Waging War.” This event will feature some of the areas most talented vocalists, mime ministries, and gospel rappers in the area. There will also be free hot dogs. For more information, please call 412-271-2667.

All Saints Day

AUG. 21—Triedstone Baptist Church of Rankin, 18 Harriet St., Rankin, will host its All Saints Day at 3:30 p.m. The guest preacher will be Rev. Diane Hopson of Charleroi, Pa., along with her choir and congregation. For more information, call 412-271-3000.

Jazz Concert

AUG. 21—Laketon Heights United Methodist Church, 9601 Frankstown Rd., Penn Hills, will host a Jazz Concert at 5 p.m. The featured entertainment will be the Cross Culture Jazz Group. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 412-241-9170.


AUG. 21—Unity Baptist Church, 1023 Talbot Ave., Braddock, will host its 76th Annual Cantaloupe Sunday. There will also be a kick-off event on Aug. 19. For more information, call 412-271-3766.

Bible Academy

AUG. 22—Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church, 6111 Rodman St., East Liberty, will host its Street University Bible Academy from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Classes will be held Mondays through Aug. 29 and will feature a course “In Search of the Proverbs 31 Man.” This course is designed for Singles who want to know what qualities are a must in a potential mate, for Single Men who want to know what kind of man God esteems, and for Single Women who want to know how to be a help meet and a soul mate. For more information, call Tonya Smith at 412-682-0100.


AUG. 28—Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Philip & Iron St., Aliquippa, will host its Pastor’s Marriage Anniversary Celebration at 11 a.m. This is the second marriage anniversary of Pastor Richard C. and Rhonda Jackson. The theme is “Count Him Worthy.” The guest preacher will be Rev. Michael Jackson of Los Angeles. There will also be a 4 p.m. service with Elder Marvin Moreland. For more information, call 724-378-7829.

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

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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