Live Nativity

DEC. 15—Baptist Temple Church, 7241 Race St., Homewood, will host “The Christmas Story: A Live Nativity Scene & Worship Experience” from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Greater Pittsburgh Coliseum. 7310 Frankstown Ave., Homewood. There will be a free re-enactment of the Biblical tale of the birth of Jesus Christ, which will include live animals. For more information, call 412-608-9767.

Christmas Party

DEC. 15—Kingdom Come Ministries will host its Community Christmas Party from 12-4 p.m. at Ascension Hall, 318 Park Ave., Clairton. All are welcome. For more information, call 412-233-3137.

Benefit Concert

DEC. 15—Saved By the Blood will host a Benefit Concert for Glenn Davis at 4 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 245 Third Ave., Rankin. Davis had an organ transplant and has fell on some hard times. The concert will include Saved By the Blood, Voices for Christ, 1NE, Michael Vick and more. For more information, call 412-271-4529.

Music Ministry Appreciation

DEC. 16—The Music Ministry of Friendship M.B. Church, 17 E. Walnut St., Washington, Pa., will host its annual Music Ministry Appreciation Day at 10:30 a.m. Pastor Quinn Law will be the guest preacher. The event will be followed by an annual Christmas Concert at 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 724-222-2382.

Cathedral Christmas

DEC. 16—East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty, will host a Cathedral Christmas at 2 p.m. This is a special Christmas program featuring the church’s Chancel choir, the Fox Chapel Area High School Madrigal Singers and the Ambassador Orchestra. There will also be a singing of holiday carols by the choir and the audience. This event is free. For more information, visit

Advent Celebration

DEC. 16—Beulah Presbyterian Church, 2500 McCrady Rd., Churchill, will host its Advent Celebration. Pastor Dr. Cynthia Reyes Fillmore will preach on “The Joy of Restoration.” Music will be provided by the church’s Revolution worship team. For more information, call 412-242-4570 or visit

2012 Christmas Concert

DEC. 22—The Gospel Chorus of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 36 Meade Ave., Bellevue, will host its 2012 Christmas Concert at 5 p.m. The theme is “Immanuel.” For more information, call Marilyn Black at 412-321-1471.

Coat Drive

ONGOING—The Outreach Ministry of Northside Institutional COGIC, 302 W. North Ave., North Side, will host a Warm Coat Drive. They are accepting donations for new and gently coats and accessories from children to adult sizes. Donations will be accepted through January 2013. For more information, call Staci Webb-Latimer at 412-628-4951 or email

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