Come Bless the Lord Service

JAN. 13—Emmaus Deliverance Ministries, 2602 Perrysville Ave., North Side, will host its Come Bless the Lord Service from 7-9 p.m. Services are held every Friday and will be led by Elder Lois Newton. For more information, call 412-322-8907.

Gospel Fundraising Concert

JAN. 13—Nikki Smith-Porter will host a Gospel Fundraising Concert at 7 p.m. at Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 250 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. Smith-Porter, a songwriter, singer and Pittsburgh recording artist, will perform along with “The Remnant” Travel choir of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, spoken word artist Ranika Chaney and the Eastminster praise team. Proceeds will benefit Smith-Porter’s music ministry. For more information, call Nikki Thorpe at 412-352-9031 or email

Singles Café Ministry

JAN. 14—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

Taize Service

JAN. 18—East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty, will host its Taize Service from 7-8 p.m. This weekly hour-long service includes prayers with chants from Taize/There will prayer, songs, a time of silence, individual prayer and anointing, and more. There will also be a Taize class or program following the service. For more information, call 412-441-3800 or visit

Open House

JAN. 19—Geneva College at the Center for Urban Biblical Ministry will host an Open House from 6-7:30 p.m. at 7418 Penn Ave., Point Breeze. Information will be given and made available on the various degree programs the school has. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-247-9010 or email

Evening of Elegance

FEB. 10—The Singles Ministry will host its Valentines Evening of Elegance from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. at The LeMont Restaurant, 1114 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington. This is an event for singles, daters and couples. It will include good food, music, line dancing, entertainment, prizes and more. The cost is $50 per person or $100 per couple. Registration is required. For more information, call Tonya Smith at 412-628-0100.

Black History Program

FEB. 25—Park Place AME Church, 215 E. Tenth Ave., Homestead, will host its 7th Annual Black History Month Celebration Luncheon from 12-2 p.m. at the Second Baptist Fellowship Hall, 612 Coal Rd., West Mifflin. The theme will be “Surviving the Storm.” The honorees are Rod Doss, Shirley Anderson, Evan E. Baker, Doris Carson Williams, Bert Ogden, Patricia Pugh Mitchell, Darion Morton, along with the Hon. William Robinson, the keynote speaker for the event. Registration is required. For more information, call 412-466-2011.

Black History Project

FEB. 26—The Christian Education Department of Bethany Baptist Church, 7734 Tioga St., Homewood, will host its 2012 Black History Month Project. There will be a Black History essay competition with prizes for all young writers of the community. For more information, call 412-241-0677 or email Nicita Moses at nicitamoses@com­

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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