The Gathering
    MAY 1—Northside Institutional COGIC, 302 W. North Ave., North Side, will host the “The Gathering” When Women Pray at 7 p.m. The three-day event will feature guest speakers such as Evangelist Roberta Watkins, co-Pastor Sharon Robinson and Rev. Wanda Sawyer-Flipping. For more information, call 412-231-5683.
May Friendship Day
    MAY 4—The Church Women United Pittsburgh Unit will host its May Friendship Day 2013 at 9:30 a.m. at Hebron United Presbyterian Church, 10460 Frankstown Rd., Penn Hills. The theme is “Swinging Wide the Doors of Hospitality.” This is a time to come together to honor women of all ages, to renew old friendships and cultivate new ones and to pray and celebrate together. For more information, call 412-371-2307.
First Sundays
    MAY 5—Tori Walker, Eric Blackwell and Grubz Restaurant will host the First Sundays Gospel Jazz Jam Session & Brunch from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Cabaret Hall, 7928 Frankstown Ave., Homewood. The first Sunday of every month, attendees will enjoy gospel, jazz, spoken word, anything that plants a positive seed. For more information, call 412-952-9491 or 412-247-2932.
    MAY 10—Aspinwall Presbyterian Church, 299 Center Ave., Aspinwall, will host the Freya String Quartet in Concert at 7 p.m. This is the final concert in the 2012-2013 Aspinwall Presbyterian Performing Arts Series. This is free and open. For more information, call 412-781-2884.
Gospel Concert
    MAY 11—The Pittsburgh Gospel Choir will host “O Sing Unto the Lord A New Song” at 4 p.m. at East Liberty Presbyterian Church, 116 S. Highland Ave., East Liberty.  This will be a tribute to mothers, featuring Dr. Edward Moore, organist and director of Worship at East Liberty Presbyterian Church. For more information, visit
Mother’s Day Program
    MAY 12—The Braddock Community Male Chorus will host a Mother’s Day Program at 4 p.m. at Watts Community Center, 736 Washington St., Braddock. Prizes will be given to the women with the best hats. For more information, call Gerald Smith at 412-818-4116.
Women’s Conference
    MAY 17—Triedstone Baptist Church, 18 Harriet St., Rankin, will host its Women’s Conference. The theme is “Women Walking in Faith Weekend.” The conference, which will run through May 19, will feature guest preachers Rev. Linda Oliver, Rev. Nichele Nelson, Rev. Marilyn Black and more. Women’s Sunday will be held on May 19 at 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. guest preachers Rev. Helen Jackson and Rev. Brenda Gregg. For more information, call 412-271-3000.
Women’s Day Celebration
    MAY 18—Antioch Baptist Church, 332 Elizabeth St., Sewickley, will host their annual Women’s Day Celebration. The two-day event will include the “What It Takes to be Fit for the Kingdom” workshop, several guests speakers and a guest soloist. On May 19 at 10:45 a.m. there will be Morning Worship Service will feature guest speaker Rev. Wanda Sawyer-Flipping. For more information, call 412-741-7688 or visit
Women’s Brunch
    MAY 25—The SHOUT (Sisters Hanging Out United in Truth) Women’s Ministry of Union Baptist Church of Swissvale, 2117 Collingwood Ave., Swissvale, will host a Women’s Brunch from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Every fourth Saturday of the month, women will come together for food, fun and fellowship to praise the Lord and hear a Word from a woman of faith. For more information, call Synthia Brown at 412-466-1150.
Women’s Day
    MAY 26—Morningside Baptist Church, 4846 Sullivan St., Pittsburgh, will host its Annual Women’s Day. The theme is “Sweet Words.” The guest speaker for the morning service will be Sister Denise White of Shower of Blessings Ministries, along with guest soloists Jacqueline Scott. There will be a 3:30 p.m. program with Rev. Karen Jones, of Rising Star Baptist Church. For more information, call 412-361-1745.
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