Thanksgiving Day Service

NOV. 22—Northside Institutional COGIC, 302 W. North Ave., North Side, will host a Thanksgiving Day Service at 11 a.m. The theme is “Thank God for all He has done.” The guest preacher will be Rev. Dr. J. Van Alfred Winsett, the pastor emeritus of Ebenezer Baptist Church. For more information, call 412-231-5683.

Operation Reach Out

NOV. 22—Northside Institutional COGIC, 302 W. North Ave., North Side, will host Operation Reach Out from 2-4 p.m. There will be a free Thanksgiving dinner for anyone in need. There will also be a distribution of winter coats, blankets and more. For more information, call 412-231-5683.

Pastoral Anniversary

NOV. 25—Abyssinian Capernaum Baptist Church, 7515 Tioga St., Homewood, will host its 8th Pastoral Celebration at 11 a.m. This is the celebration of Rev. Gerald Miller. The guest speaker will be Rev. Alonzo Wade. There will also be a 3:30 p.m. service with Rev. Willie Bishop and his congregation. Dinner will be served immediately following the morning meeting. For more information, call 412-680-3873.

Church Anniversary

NOV. 30—Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 7220 Bennett St., Homewood, will host its 100th Church Anniversary Celebration. There will be a Remembrance and Fellowship Service at 6 p.m.; a Banquet luncheon on Dec. 1 at 11:30 a.m. at the Comfort Inn in Penn Hills; and a Special Worship and Fellowship Service on Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. at the church. For more information, call 412-362-1526 or 412-609-1331.

Prayer Breakfast

DEC. 1—First AME Church, 177 Mitchell Ave., Clairton, will host the “Women Gathering at the Wall” Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. Preachers Rev. June Jeffries, Dr. Judith Moore and Apostle Yolanda Thomas will speak on Refresh, Renew and Revive. Tickets are $15. For more information, call Evangelist Elizabeth Henderson at 412-303-4888.


DEC. 1—The Singles Sold Out Ministry of Shekinah House of Prayer Ministries United Holy Church of America, 1548 Lincoln Ave., East Liberty, will host the “Unashamed” One Day Conference at 10 a.m. at the Best Western Parkway Center Inn, 875 Greentree Rd., Greentree. Speakers will include Minister Corey Lankford, Pastor Celestine Mayo, First Lady LaShawn Youngblood, Elder Ebony Moultrie and Evangelist Dawsolene Burrell. Registration is required and the cost is $15, which includes lunch. For more information, call Moultrie at 412-758-7619 or email

Holiday Prayer


DEC. 8—The Women of Power Women of Faith Ministry of Carrone Baptist Church, 7119 Frankstown Ave., Homewood, will host a Holiday Prayer Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. The theme is “Prayer Changes Things.” The cost is $8. For more information, call 412-391-9919.

Youth Praise

Celebration/ Christmas Bazaar

DEC. 8—The YPD of Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District, will host a Youth Praise Celebration and Christmas Bazaar at 10 a.m. This will be a Praise-A-Thon with holiday shopping. The bazaar will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and the youth celebration at 12:30 p.m. This is a free event. For more information, call 412-683-2160.

Pastoral Anniversary

DEC. 9—United Vision Baptist Church, 637 Belinda St., Hill District, will host is 34th Pastoral Celebration of Rev. Christopher Glover at 10:15 a.m. The guest preacher will be Rev. Christine Glover of Christ-In-Me Ministries. There will also be an Anniversary Banquet at 2 p.m. with Robin Everett, of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, as the worship leader. For more information, call 412-765-0133.

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