Reading Initiative

OCT. 20—Melting Pot Ministries will host the launching of a Reading Initiative from 5-6 p.m. at Peters Creek Baptist Church, 6300 Library Rd., South Park. This is part of the 12th Annual National Lights on Afterschool Celebration. The reading initiative is for at risk youth. For more information, email Elmore Lockley at


OCT. 21—Solid Rock Church, 1400 Buena Vista St., North Side, will host a Praise & Worship Extravaganza! at 7 p.m. This will be an event filled with good ol’ fashioned, hand-clappin’, foot-stompin’, shoutin’ down the aisle praise and worship. Choirs, mime groups, soloists, etc. are welcomed to participate. Registration must be made by Oct. 10. For more information, call Liz Griffin at 412-904-3170.

Holiday Show

OCT. 22—The United Methodist Women will host a Holiday Craft Show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at South Avenue United Methodist Church, 733 South Ave., Wilkinsburg. There will be crafts, vendors, a bake sale, refreshments and a silent auction. For more information, call 412-371-7421.

Glory Train

OCT. 22—Lost But Not Forgotten Outreach will host “The Glory Train” Play Part 11 at 3 p.m. at New Hope United Methodist Church, 411 W. North Ave., North Side. For more information, call Evangelist Dorothy Stubbs at 412-969-8423 or email

Anniversary Banquet

OCT. 22—Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Garfield, will host its 7th Pastoral Anniversary Banquet from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Churchill Country Club, 800 Beulah Rd., Penn Hills. The cost is $30. For more information, call 412-361-9865.


OCT. 22—The Anna Curry Missionary Society of St. Mark AME Church, 1409 Montier St., Wilkinsburg, will host their annual Salad-A-Rama from 12-3 p.m. This will be a soup & salad harvest fest, a fashion show, vendors, music and more. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 412-371-2800.

Pastoral Anniversary

OCT. 23—Kingdom COME Ministries, 241 Maple Ave., Clairton, will host its 10th Pastoral Anniversary at 10:30 a.m. This is the pastoral anniversary of Pastor Jonathan Robinson. The guest speaker will be Pastor Ronald Miles of Washington, D.C. There will also be an Anniversary Banquet from 5-9 p.m. at the Willow Room, in Belle Vernon, with Bishop Gerald Lloyd. For more information, call 412-233-3137.

Church Anniversary

OCT. 23—Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 330 4th St., Rankin, will host its 118th Church Anniversary Celebration at 11 a.m. The theme is “Growing In Christ.” For more information, call 412-271-0303.

Leader’s Anniversary

OCT. 23—Deacon Devotional Leaders will host its 64th Anniversary at 3:30 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 330 4th St., Rankin. The Word will be given by Rev. William Baker with music by The Braddock Male Chorus. For more information, call Deacon Gerald Smith at 412-818-4116.

Women’s Conference

OCT. 28—Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church, 6111 Rodman St., East Liberty, will host its Women’s Conference at the Wyndham Grand Hotel, 600 Commonwealth Place, Downtown. The theme is “Experiencing Life in Abundance.” Recording artist Martha Munizzi will be the musical guest and Sherry Gaither, Rev. Linda D. Stevens and Rev. Barbara A. Gunn will be the guest speakers. Registration is required. For more information, visit

Holy Conference

OCT. 28—Shekinah House of Prayer Ministries will host their 8th Annual Women at the Well National Holy Conference at 7 p.m. at the Best Western Parkway Center Inn, Horizon Room, 875 Greentree Rd., Greentree. The theme is “Higher Dimension of Praise.” This is for women looking for a higher level of praise. Guest preachers include Pastor June Jeffries, Pastor Renee Martin, Pastor Joberta Patrick and Elder June Redman. For more information, call Pastor Martin at 412-351-6014.

Flea Market

OCT. 29—Garden City United Methodist Church, 500 Laurel Dr., Monroeville, will host its annual Flea Market, Pancake Breakfast and Bake Sale from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. The breakfast will be $6 for adults and $3.50 for children 11 and under. There will also be a bag sale from 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. For more information, call 412-373-0391 or visit


OCT. 29—Unity Baptist Church, 1023 Talbot Ave., Braddock, will host a Concert at 6 p.m. The concert will feature the Mt. Ararat Baptist Church Male Chorus. For more information, call Brother Russell at 412-271-2667.

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