Church revival

AUG. 2—Northside Institutional COGIC, 302 W. North Ave., North Side, will host a Spiritual Restoration Revival at 7:30 p.m. The revival, which runs through Aug. 3, will give attendees the four R’s-being restored, renewed, refreshed and revived. The guest preacher will be Rev. Dr. Juanita Bynum. For more information, call 412-231-5683.

Back to School celebration

AUG. 4—The Education Department of Pentecostal Temple COGIC, 6300 East Liberty Blvd., East Liberty, will host its 5th annual Back to School Celebration from 1-4 p.m. The theme is “I Got Your Back” and is for all youth in the local community. Students will receive school supplies, along with fellowship, fun, entertainment, refreshments and more. For more information, call 412-361-7000.

First Sundays

AUG. 4—Tori Walker and Eric Blackwell will host the First Sundays Gospel Jazz Jam Session at 4 p.m. at Cabaret Hall, 7928 Frankstown Ave., Homewood. The first Sunday of every month guests will have the opportunity to enjoy music from various artists. It can be gospel, secular, instrumental or poetry as long as it plants a positive seed. There will be a featured artist every month. The cost is $10. For more information, call 412-952-9491 or email

Gospel legends celebration

AUG. 4—The Western Region of the Pennsylvania Chapter, Beaver County, of the Gospel Music Workshop of America will host The Gospel Legends of Beaver County & Vicinity Concert at 6 p.m. at the Greater Faith Family Worship Center, 2033 Midland/Beaver Rd., Industry. This is a celebration of some of Beaver County & Vicinity’s gospel legends. Honorees will be Joann Cox, Pastor Joe Freeman, John Hosley, Iola Morris, Willie Scott and Greg Tymous. For more information, call Cassandra Stanley at 412-271-0610.

Bible Study

AUG. 7—Carrone Baptist Church, 7119 Frankstown Ave., Homewood, will host its Weekly Bible Study at 6 p.m. Every Tuesday there will be a teaching of God’s Word from Rev. Marvin Miller. For more information, call 412-371-9919.

Christmas in August

AUG. 10—Bidwell Street United Presbyterian Church, 1025 Liverpool St., North Side, will host its 3rd annual Christmas in August Festival. A retro-fashion show will be held at 7 p.m. There will also be a festival from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Aug. 11, and will include vendors, games, food and a Chinese Auction. This is for the continued mission of the church and to complete the installation of stained glass in the sanctuary window. For more information, call Daphne Milam at 412-641-9165 or email

Youth/young adult revival

AUG. 10—Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Garfield, will host its One Night Youth & Young Adult Revival at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be Minister George Logan, along with special singers Minister Curtis Lewis Jr., Sister Debbie Hollis & Group and the Light Cathedral Ministries Mime Groups. For more information, call Jonathan Davis at 724-732-1008.

Biblical Breakfast Series

AUG. 11—Trinity AME Church, 2700 Wylie Ave., Hill District, will host their 2012 Summer Biblical Breakfast Series from 9:30-10:30 a.m. The theme is “Love.” Every second Saturday of the month a guest preacher will bring a Word based on the theme. This month’s guest preacher is Rev. J.V. Alfred Winsett and his topic is “Love Thy God With All Thy Soul.” Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-621-9750.

Anniversary/Family & Friends Day

AUG. 12—St. James AME Church, 444 Lincoln Ave., East Liberty, will host its 146th Church Anniversary/Family and Friends Day Celebration at 10 a.m. The theme was “The Power of Prayer.” There will be a dynamic message delivered by Rev. Rodrecus Johnson Jr. and a spiritual day of loving fellowship and prayer. For more information, call 412-441-9706.

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