MARCH 7—The Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee will host the Christian-Jewish Dialogue at 12 p.m. at the Congregation Beth Shalom, 5915 Beacon St., Squirrel Hill. The topic of the evening will be “Welcoming the Stranger.” There will be a study of Jewish and Christian texts with Rev. Linda Theophilus and Bob Whitehill as the facilitator. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-605-0816 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heroes In Our Midst
MARCH 9—The Baptist Minister’s Conference of Pittsburgh and Vicinity will host “Heroes In Our Midst” from 1-4 p.m. at Stratigos Banquet Center, 131 Colonial Manor Rd., North Huntingdon. The theme is “Shifting into 21st Century Ministry.” The event will honor Pittsburgh Steeler Charlie Batch and Rev. Dr. William Curtis, senior pastor at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church. Steeler Ryan Clark will be the master of ceremonies. Registration is required and the cost is $50 per person. For more information, call Barbara Gunn at 412-823-4049.
Young, Gifted and Black
MARCH 9—The Christian Education Department of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church will host their 6th Annual “Young, Gifted and Black” program at 3:30 p.m. at the Doubletree by the Hilton Hotel, 101 Mall Blvd., Monroeville. Ten young adults, ages 21-40, will be applauded for outstanding service and commitment to their church, profession and community. Evan Frazier, of Highmark, will be the keynote speaker and Kimberly Gill, of KDKA, will be the mistress of ceremonies. Tickets are $30 and must be purchased in advance. For more information, call Arzella Stewart-McCauley at 412-526-8981.
Family& Friends Day
MARCH 10—Rapha Ministries of the Apostolic Faith Church, 6942 Upland St., Homewood, will host its Annual Family & Friends Day at 10 a.m. All family and friends are invited to attend. The guest speaker will be Elder Aaron Porter of Indiana. There will also be a 4 p.m. service and dinner will be served immediately after the morning service. For more information, call 412-441-1938.
MARCH 10—New Zion Baptist Church, 1434 Juniata St., North Side, will host its Men’s Day Prayer and Worship Service at 10:45 a.m. There will be a fellowship dinner after the service, along with a Men’s Day Fellowship Climax at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Dr. J. Van Alfred Winsett, pastor emeritus of Ebenezer Baptist Church. For more information, call 412-322-3838 or email email@example.com
MARCH 16—Solid Rock Church, 1400 Buena Vista St., North Side, will host a Women’s Breakfast from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The theme is “The Fragrance of Prayer” with guest speaker Pastor June Jeffries of New Life Baptist Church. Tickets are $15. For more information, call 412-904-3170.
MARCH 17—The Educational Board of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 330 4th St., Rankin, will host its International Holiday Program at 4 p.m. The guest speaker will be Dr. Curtiss Porter, chancellor of the Penn State Greater Allegheny Campus. Proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund. For more information, call Sondra Barbour at 412-867-6694.
(To have items listed on the Church Circuit, send information at least two weeks in advance to: 315 E. Carson St., Pittsburgh, PA 15219; Fax: 412-481-1360 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.)