Christmas Tea

DEC. 16—The Fellowship of Christian Women will host a Christmas Tea from 10 a.m-12 p.m. at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, 271 Paulson Ave., East Liberty. This event is for women of East End churches. Refreshments will be provided, but guests are asked to bring specialty tea bags to swap. For more information, call Rev. Etta Calvert at 412-243-6628.

Christmas Program

DEC. 16—First COGIC Beltzhoover, 615 Taft Ave., Beltzhoover, will host its 5th annual Christmas Program at 6 p.m. There will be worship, fellowship, gifts and more. For more information, call 412-431-9726.

Talent Night

DEC. 16—The Band will host the Ebenezer Baptist Church Talent Night at 7:30 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2001 Wylie Ave., Hill District. This is an event for all and will feature a variety of acts from all ages. For more information, call Douglas Toliver at 412-391-0629 or email

Bus Trip

DEC. 17—Traveling Divas and Gents Bus Tour will host a Bus Trip to “A Christmas Celebration 2011” in Maryland. The celebration will feature performances from BeBe & CeCe Winans, Beverly Crawford, Marvin Sapp, Tye Tribbett and Donnie McClurkin. The tour will leave from Edgewood Town Center at 9 a.m. The cost is $150 and includes a DVD copy of the performance. For more information, call Sylvia Brown at 412-466-115 or 412-862-6750.

Ada’s Promise

DEC. 17—Heir Force of Brown Chapel AME Church, 1400 Boyle St., North Side, will host “Ada’s Promise” at 6 p.m. at the New Hazlett Theater, Allegheny Square East, Allegheny Center, North Side. This is a contemporary Christmas story that reveals an ancient promise and helps a family discover the true meaning of Christmas. Tickets are $10 and benefit the educational ministry of Heir Force. For more information, call 412-321-2240.

Watch Night Service

DEC. 31—Shiloh Community Missionary Baptist Church, 6940 Frankstown Ave., Homewood, will host its Watch Night Service at 10 p.m. This is an opportunity to ring in 2012 with praise and worship. For more information, call 412-441-8710.

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 info@lifeenrichmentfellow­

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