Church Anniversary
    AUG. 23—First Baptist Church of Midland, 106 5th St., Midland, Pa., will host a 100th Church Anniversary Celebration Banquet at 5 p.m. at The Fez Banquet and Wedding Venue, 2312 Brodhead Rd., Aliquippa. The guest speaker will be Dr. Howard Washington of Second Baptist Church in Columbus, Ohio. A Homecoming Worship Service will take place on Aug. 25 at 10:15 a.m. For more information, call 724-643-5342.

Pastoral Anniversary
    AUG. 23—Potter’s House Ministries, 430 Cathedral Ave., Mt. Oliver, will host the 20th Pastoral Anniversary of Bishop Otis L. Carswell at 7 p.m. The evening celebration will include a special tribute by Ministree, Elder Brian Wright and the PHM Arts Ministry. There will also be a Banquet on Aug. 24 at the Pittsburgh Field Club, in Fox Chapel, with psalmist Nikki Smith and special Worship Services on Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Charles Taylor and at 6 p.m. with Bishop Loran Mann. For more information, call 412-488-8790.

Women’s Brunch
    AUG. 24—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.

    AUG. 24—The Steward Board of Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District, will host its 5th annual Salad-A-Rama at 12:30 p.m. The afternoon will include guest soloist Jordan G. Welch. There will also be a Steward’s Day on Aug. 25 at 10:45 a.m. For more information, call 412-683-2160.

Benefit Reception
    AUG. 24—The Church of God In Christ Haiti Support Group will host a Reception from 2-4 p.m. at the Religious Center COGIC, 3412 Ligonier St., Pittsburgh. The reception will benefit the group’s mission of assisting with the human and financial resources needed to implement the vision of evangelization, education and reconstruction of the destroyed and damaged churches from the earthquake. Reservations are required. For more information, call Danielle Smith at 412-335-9540 or email

Kid’s Day
    AUG. 24—Wayman Chapel AME Church, 1120 6th Ave., New Brighton, will host its “Put Jesus in Your Backpack” Kid’s Day. The event will include penny games, free food, prizes and free backpacks for the first 50 children. For more information, visit

Open House/Fall Registration
    AUG. 28—The Harty Bible School and Christian Tabernacle Kodesh Church, 2601 Centre Ave., Hill District, will host an Open House and Fall Registration for the 2013-2014 School Year from 5-8 p.m. Prospective students can learn more about the school, other Harty Bible School locations, the interactive curriculum and meet with staff. Registration is required and refreshments will be served. For more information, call 412-621-8820.

Fellowship Extravaganza
    AUG. 21—Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District, will host the Heaven and Hell Fellowship Extravaganza at 3 p.m. There will be praise, fellowship, fun, food and more. For more information, call 412-683-2160.

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