Pastoral Anniversary
    NOV. 7—First Baptist Penn Hills, 7450 Chadwick St., Penn Hills, will host its 24th Pastoral Anniversary of Rev. James Emory Hunt and Family. The three-day celebration will include a First Lady’s Night on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. honoring Rev. Dr. Shelia Johnson-Hunt with Rev. Dr. David Lee and his congregation; a service on Nov. 10 at 10:45 a.m. with guest preacher Rev. Marco A. Tinor and the University of Pittsburgh Some of God’s Children Gospel Choir; and a service on Nov. 17 at 10:45 a.m. with guest preacher Rev. Dr.  J. Van Alfred Winsett. For more information, call 412-371-5335 or visit

Women’s Retreat
    NOV. 8—The WE (Wives Empowered) Ministry of Abiding Faith Ministry and the S.H.O.U.T. (Sisters Hanging Out United in Truth) Ministry of Union Baptist Church of Swissvale, 2117 Collingwood Ave., Swissvale, will host a “We Shout Down the Walls” Women’s Retreat at 7:30 p.m. at the Bishop Connare Retreat Center, 2900 Seminary Dr., Greensburg, Pa. The featured guest speaker of this three-day retreat will be Rev. B. DeNeice Welch. Topics will include Social Media Etiquette, Parenting in the 21st Century, Sexual Wholeness and the Affects of Violence in Our Families. Registration is required. For more information, call Synthia Brown at 412-862-6750 or Deacon Tamara Mudd at 412-973-7210.

November Seminar
    NOV. 10—Greater Works Outreach, 301 College Park Dr., Monroeville, will host its November Seminar at 7 p.m. The three-night seminar will feature Pastor Gary Mitrik teaching about the freedoms one can have through a relationship with Jesus Christ based on Biblical principles. The event is free and childcare will be provided. For more information, call Toni Vidra at 724-327-6500.

Pastoral Anniversary Celebration
    NOV. 10—Clark Memorial Baptist Church, 1301 Glenn St., Homestead, will host its 17th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration Services for Rev. James Burwell. The theme is “Training for Reigning.” There will be services on Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. with Bishop Jonathan Stewart and Bishop Gerald Lloyd; on Nov. 11-15 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Ray Lankford, Bishop Arthur Brown, Rev. Darryl T. Canady, Bishop Linwood Lewis and Bishop Loran Mann; and on Nov. 17 at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. with Rev. Gilbert Duncan and Rev. Donald Turner.  For more information, call 412-462-1011.

Pastors and Ministers Brunch
    NOV. 11—The Center for Urban Biblical Ministry of Geneva College will host its Pastors and Ministers Brunch at 10 a.m. at 7418 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh. Pastors, ministers, associates, youth ministers and music ministers are all invited as the CUBM continues on their journey of educating students in the urban community. Reservations are required by Nov.7. For more information, call Rev. Helen Jackson at 412-247-9010 or email

Pre-Thanksgiving Event
    NOV. 22—The 55 Plusers Ministry of the Life Church, 1321 West Mifflin St., Homestead, will host a Pre-Thanksgiving Event at 7:30 p.m. The special guest will be Pop Mitchell and the Mt. Ararat Male Chorus. The event is a fundraiser for distribution of baskets of love to families in the community and surrounding areas. For more information, call Diane Neely Bates at 412-551-3890.

Thanksgiving Explosion
    NOV. 23—Shiloh Community Missionary Baptist Church, 6940 Frankstown Ave., Homewood, will host its Thanksgiving Explosion at 4 p.m. The event will feature the Anointed Voices of SCMBC, Rev. B. Wright, Minister Karen Arrington, P.O.W.E.R. and others. For more information, call 412-441-8710.   

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