The Father's House,: 500 29th St., North Charleston, welcomes Bishop Fred Simms and The Heart of God Ministries at 4 p.m. July 29 at the church in celebration of the Third Anniversary services for the Rev. Dr. Lloyd A. and first lady Rosa Hill.A 30th year anniversary celebration for Pastor Billy Casto: will be held July 29 at Community Tabernacle Church on W.Va. 34, Liberty. The morning service will be followed by a luncheon held approximately around noon. There will be no Sunday school service. Jay Humphrey Trio will sing and Pastor Casto will preach.King of Glory International Ministries: will celebrate the Fourth Pastoral Anniversary of Senior Pastor Tina M. and Pastor Ron Beatty Aug. 10-12 at the church, 302 Delaware Ave. The schedule is: 7 p.m., Aug. 10, Elder/Pastor Bobby Thomas, Church of God in Christ of Charleston; 7 p.m., Aug. 11, Pastor Wanda Shelton, New Jerusalem Non-Denominational Church; 11 a.m. Aug. 12, Elder Mark D. Walker Jr., Kingdom Empowerment Ministries: 5 p.m., Aug. 12, Pastor Lois Daniels, The Apostolic Lighthouse Deliverance Temple, Beckley. For information, call 304-720-5994.
Bethel Baptist Church,: 5028 Kentucky Ave., South Charleston, will sponsor an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 2 to 7 p.m. at the church, located across the street from the ramp to the Dunbar Bridge. For an appointment, call Donna Estep at 304-766-7678 or go online at www.redcrossblood.org
.Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church Pastor's Aide: will sponsor a Fashion Show at 5 p.m. Aug. 11 at Kanawha Players Theater, 309 Beauregard St. Tickets are a $10 donation. Call Adeline at 304-343-3733 or Linda at 304-421-7166 for tickets by Aug. 1. Those that have already received tickets must have money turned in by Aug. 1 also. The Rev. Robert K. Davis is Mount Zion's pastor and the church is located at 442 McDonald St., South Charleston.The Aldersgate United Methodist Women: in Sissonville will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 4 at the church, 6823 Sissonville Road. Hot dogs, drinks and other items will also be available for purchase by the fund raising team.Temple of Faith Ministries: will have a yard sale/bake sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on today at the church, 5518 Big Tyler Road, Cross Lanes.The Kanawha Creation Science Group: will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room A at the South Charleston Public Library to watch a DVD and discuss creation science-evolution issues. To get to the library at 312 Fourth Ave., in South Charleston, take the Montrose Drive exit off of Interstate 64 and turn right. Turn left at MacCorkle Avenue and then left again at the next traffic signal at Ashby Avenue. Bear right on Ashby Avenue and then left on D Street, the next intersection. Proceed to Fourth Avenue. The library will be on the left as you go through that intersection. For more information: email firstname.lastname@example.org
, phone Brock at 304-343-2406 or visit www.kcsg.us
.Dunbar United Methodist Women: will sponsor an indoor rummage/hot dog sale from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 4 at the church, 1401 Myers Ave., Dunbar. The rummage sale includes household items, toys, clothing and more. Proceeds from concessions and purchases will benefit local mission projects.Living Water International Ministries: will host the Living Water International Fellowship Annual Conference at 7 p.m. Aug. 3 and 10 a.m., noon and 5 p.m. on Aug. 4 at 120 Blackwood St., Nitro. The theme will be "Drawing from the Wells of Experience: Lessons Learned on the Journey." Speakers will be Jerry Roff, Gary Ray and Pastor Paul Chapman. For information, contact Mike Martin at email@example.com
or call 304-395-8144. Pleasant View United Methodist Church: will have a rummage sale fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4 at the church on Fisher Ridge Road, Jackson County. Hot dogs, barbecues, side dishes and baked goods will be for sale on Friday. Lunch will be offered, eat-in or carry-out on Saturday.A rummage sale: will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 4 at Christ the King Catholic Church, 1504 Grosscup Ave., Dunbar.Lighthouse Worship Center: will have a community yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 4 on the parking lot at the church, located on the corner of W.Va. 21 and Call Road, Tuppers Creek Exit off Interstate 77. The multi-family sale will feature clothing, electronics, lawn equipment, cookware, software, hardware and more. The church address is 6001 Sissonville Drive and is located on the hill behind Anchor Muffler in Sissonville.
New Hope Baptist Church: will have a multi-family yard sale at 8 a.m. Aug. 4 at the church, located on 9414 Coal River Road, St. Albans. The youth will also be selling hot dogs. For more information, call 304-727-7974.
Sincere: from Huntington will sing at 6 p.m. July 29 at Rumble Community Baptist Church.Charlton Jordan: will sing at 7 p.m. today at Providence Baptist Church, Rocky Step Road, Scott Depot. Refreshments will follow the sing.Lovers Leap Baptist Church: will feature the BrighterSide Quartet at 6 p.m. July 29 at the church located in Ansted. Admission is free, however, a love offering will be received. For more information, call Jerry Skaggs Jr. at 304-658-4457.Faith Harmony Boys: southern gospel quartet from South Charleston will sing at 10:30 a.m. July 29 at Glad Tidings Assembly of God, 121 Mill Road, Hurricane.
The Believers: will be singing at 7:30 p.m. July 29 at Legg Fork Community Church on Legg Fork Road in Sissonville.Truly Blessed: will sing at 6 p.m. July 29 at Parsons Chapter, Sixth Avenue.The Men's Day Committee of St. Paul AME Church,: 1108 Second Ave., will sponsor a gospel concert featuring national recording artist Persuaded at 4 p.m. July 29 at the church.
There will be a free Outdoor Gospel Concert: at 6 p.m. on Aug. 18 at Liberty Baptist's new property just off U.S. 60 on Yates Crossing, 2473 Yates Crossing Road in Milton (Ona). Singers will be the Humphreys, The Sacred Heirs and The Harvesters, from Sanford, N.C. Bring a lawn chair and a friend. For directions and information, contact John Snodgrass at 304-638-0639.A gospel concert: will be held at 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at Keith Full Gospel Church. Doors open at 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken. The church is located on W.Va. 3, Boone County, six miles west of Whitesville. For information, call 304-837-7557 or 304-837-3965. Red Oak Christian Community Church,: Red Oak Drive, Nitro, will have a song and prayer service at 7 p.m. today at the church. Eddie Withrow will sing. Pastors are Victor Keathley and Roy Jarrell.The BrighterSide Quartet: will sing at 6 p.m. July 29 at Lover's Leap Baptist Church, Ansted. They will also sing at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Braxton County Fair in Sutton.Glasgow United Methodist Church, Glasgow: will have a gospel sing at 6:60 p.m. July 29 at the church. The Taylor Brothers will sing. Refreshments will follow the sing. For more information, call Peggy Vaught at 304-595-1571 or John Massey at 304-595-2116.The Jay Humphreys Trio: will be singing at 7 p.m. today at Lighthouse Baptist Church, Milton. They will also sing at 11 a.m. July 29 at Liberty Community Church, Liberty; and at 6 p.m. July 29 at Belle Nazarene, Belle.The Skyline Boys from Virginia: will sing at 6 p.m. Aug. 5 at Lovers Leap Baptist Church, Ansted. Admission is free, however, a love offering will be taken. For information, call Jerry Skaggs at 304-658-4457.Grace Church of the Nazarene,: 499 Second Ave. Southwest, South Charleston, will have "Music on the Lawn" at 6:30 p.m. July 29. Sandy Burdette and Courtney Perry will be featured. Bring a lawn chair and favorite dish. Refreshments will be served.The Mountain State School of Gospel Music: will have its Fourth Annual Summer Music School Aug. 6-10 at Oakwood Baptist Church in Charleston. The school of music will feature classes for all ages and all ability levels. The music school will focus on training church musicians (choir members, pianists, vocalists, choir directors, choir members) for worship services. The music school will also offer a nightly "group singing" session. Children ages six and up are encouraged to attend, and will have a special curriculum that includes free private lessons in voice and piano. Private lessons are available in voice, piano, guitar and songwriting. Cost of each 30-minute lesson is $10. Instructors include Trey Daugherty, Music Director at Consort Opera in Knoxville, Tenn.; Seth Gregory, former pianist for the Blackwood Quartet (Nashville, Tenn.); Derek Meler of the Nashville Chamber Singers and many more. Tuition for the music school is $15 per person. Contact Tori Holstine, School Administrator, at 304-550-5912 or firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information or visit the Mountain State School of Gospel Music website www.mssgm.org
Reamer Hill Community Church: will have revival services at 7 p.m. nightly Sunday through Aug. 5 at the church, Leatherwood Road, Clendenin. Guest preachers and guest singers will be featured each night.Lone Oak Church of God Mission Camp Meeting: will be held at 7:30 p.m. nightly, Aug. 5-11 at the church on W.Va. 34, Red House Hill. Evangelists for the tent revival will be Michael Smith and Jeff Mosteller.Special services:
Liberty Missionary Baptist Church: will have an Installation Service for the new pastor the Rev. Jerry R. Staples of Beckley, at the 4 p.m. July 29 service. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Walter Leach, pastor of St. Paul Baptist Temple, Beckley, along with their choir and congregation.Greater Emmanuel Gospel Tabernacle,: 1546 Third Ave., will have its worship service at 11 a.m. July 29 with Bishop Norman B. Jones Jr. speaking. The church will also have Bible studies at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. This month's series is "Now I know it's all in the Echo," led by Assistant Pastor Stanley Miller. Van transportation is available for either day by calling the church at 304-346-2511. Call before 6 p.m. each Saturday for transportation to the July 29 service and by 4 p.m. Wednesdays. Church pastor is Bishop Norman B. Jones Jr.Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church,: 5470 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and the morning worship service at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Luther Morgan preaching. The evening service will be held at 6 p.m. with the Casey Family singing and Pastor Jason C. Black preaching. Prayer meeting and youth group meetings are held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church.Community Missionary Baptist Church: will have Installation Services for the Rev. Clifford N. Sherrod as pastor at 6 p.m. July 29 at the church, 920 Amity Drive. Guest speaker will be the Rev. James C. Jackson Sr., pastor of First Levi Missionary Baptist Church. A repast will follow the service.McKinnon Presbyterian Church,: 4278 Washington St. W., will host Dunbar First Presbyterian and Westminster Presbyterian churches at the 11 a.m. Fifth Sunday Celebration on July 29. The service will feature a handbell choir and Bare Bones, a three-voice a capella choir. Lunch will be served following the service.Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 305 E Street, South Charleston, will have an "Explanatory Mass" at 2 p.m. July 29 in the interest of building bridges of understanding among the church's diverse religious traditions. There will be a standard Mass, the essential form of Sunday worship for Catholics. However, it will take about 2 hours because they will add explanations about each part of the mass just before it occurs. Questions and comments from the assembly will be encouraged both before the Mass starts and after it has concluded. Light refreshments will follow the Mass. Registration is not required. The church is located next to Oakes Field. For more information, call 304-744-5523, e-mail: email@example.com
or visit the church website at www.blessedsacramentwv.org
.Metropolitan Baptist Church: will have a Holy Communion Service at 10 a.m. Aug. 5 at the church, 205 Donnally St.King of Glory International Ministries,: 302 Delaware Ave., will have Youth Sunday at 11 a.m. July 29 with Minister Richard Godfrey, from K.O.G.I.M as speaker. Senior pastor is Tina M. Beatty.Vacation Bible school:The Metropolitan Baptist Church,: 205 Donnally St., will have vacation Bible school at 6:30 Aug. 6-10 at the church. The theme is "Going Fishing." All youth are invited to attend.King of Glory International Ministries,: 302 Delaware Ave., will have vacation Bible school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., daily, Monday through Thursday at the church. Dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m.Items for Church Activities may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301, or faxed to 304-348-1233. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number. Information will not be taken by phone. The deadline is noon Thursday.