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Church activities: May 4, 2013

Miscellaneous:Green Valley Church of God, 518 Green Valley Drive, St. Albans, will sponsor a rummage, hot dog and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the church. All clothing will be  priced at 25-cents per item. For more information, call Goldie Farley, 304-768-1561.A chili cook-off/cornhole tournament will be held at noon May 18 at Christ Church in Sutton. Deadline for entries is May 11. There will be live music, face painting and more. For information, call L. Hutchison at 304-765-2423 or visit the website for information and entry forms at Hope Baptist Church, 9414 Coal River Road, St. Albans, will have a flea market/ plant and garden sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 11 at the church, located 4 miles from the west side fire department. Local vendors will be featured.Tyler Mountain Community Festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at McKinnon Presbyterian Church, 4278 Washington St. W., Tyler Mountain. Yard sale items and arts and crafts items will be featured. The cost is $1 for hot dogs and more. The Carpenter Ants will play beginning about 10:30 a.m. West Side Church of Nazarene will have a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at the church, 1817 Seventh Ave. Hot dogs and fish sandwiches will also be sold.Cottontree Community Church will have a Youth Group cookout on May 18. The community is invited to the gathering and worshiping and singing will be held at 5 p.m. Pastor is Billy Meadow.Sandy Knob Community Church will have a fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the VFW in Pinch. There will be a chicken and dumpling dinner for $8 and includes mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and cookie. A pinto bean dinner is also available for $8 and includes potatoes, kraut 'n wieners, corn bread and cookie of choice. Singers will be featured and include The Hager Family, Quindora Dobbins, Heather Young and Jimmy Marcum. There will be cakewalks, a cake auction, handmade cards for sale, children's games, face painting, door prizes -- must be present to win, and more. For more information, call Assistant Pastor C.E. Newhouse Jr., 304-965-6853.Abundant Life Ministries and Life Community Development will observe Healthy Member Month will guest speakers weekly, Sunday through May 26. Topics include cancer prevention and healthy living for the entire family. Join the Team Abundant Life Walk Club from 6 to 7 p.m. each Thursday for a fitness walk. The walk club will conclude on May 30 with a health fair at the church. Refreshments will be served. Shirts and pedometers will be given to the first 30 who sign up. Abundant Life Ministries and Life Community Development will participate in the Susan G. Koman Race For a Cure held today. For more information, call the church at 304-342-0058 or Music:The Homeland Southern Gospel Sing will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Tabernacle of Praise, 2368 Thompson Road, Hurricane.Trinity Bell Tones Concert will be held at 4:30 p.m. today at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1600 Kanawha Blvd. E. The concert will be immediately followed by the Social Ministry's annual spaghetti dinner.Pocatalico Community Church will present The Singing Cookes at 7 p.m. Saturday at Sissonville High School. Admission is free.The 2012-2013 Pipesounds Concert Series on the Harrah Symphonic Organ will present Scott Gregory in a "Tribute to Veterans" at 3 p.m. May 19 at Forrest Burdette United Methodist Church, 2848 Putnam Ave., Hurricane. Open admission. For more information, call 304-562-5903 or visit
Ward Church of God is hosting an outdoor benefit gospel sing for the maintenance of Ward Cemetery from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 11. The sing features Brighterside Quartet, Harbor Masters Quartet, Jimmy McKnight, St. Paul's Male Chorus, Labors Quartet, Eyes of Faith and Zamar Ministry.  The church is located approximately 20 miles east of Charleston and then 1 mile up Kellys Creek in Cedar Grove. Hot dogs, soft drinks and baked goods will be sold. Bring a lawn chair. The sing will be moved inside in case of rain. For information, call 304-727-5695.
 A free May concert series celebrating St. Paul's Lutheran Church's 122 years of service will be held from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. on Wednesdays -- May 8, 15 and 22 -- in the sanctuary of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1423 Lee St. Programs will be May 8: Gabriel Faure's Requiem, West Virginia State University Choir, Dr. Dirk Johnson, Director; May 15, Music of Felix Mendelssohn Arias from the oratorios Elijah and St. Paul; the Rev. Janet Harman, Alto; James Merrill, Tenor; Dr. Truman Dalton, Bass; and the Rev. Mills, Organ. On May 22, there will be a "Symphony of Instruments." John P. Jarvis, Sr., Organist/Choirmaster will be remembered and James Litton, Director/Choirmaster Emeritus, The American Boy, will be honored. For more information, call 304-343-1647 or the Rev. C. Ralph Mills at 304-721-9400. Mammoth Advent Christian Church is having a benefit sing and hot dog/bake sale for Pastor Paul Ramsey Sr. who has been diagnosed with leukemia and needs to have a bone marrow transplant. Pastor Ramsey will be in Morgantown for approximately three months. The benefit sing will be 6 p.m. on May 31 at Riverside High School Auditorium, Quincy. The Brighterside Quartet, The Laborers, The Wristons, Donny & Martha Elswick and The Harbor Masters will perform. If you cannot attend, donations may be made to the Paul Ramsey Sr. Fund, c/o The City National Bank, 102 Melrose Drive, Glasgow, WV 25086.Elaine Dawson will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Young's Memorial Church on Queen Shoals.Revivals:Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church will have revival services at 6 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. weekdays beginning this Sunday at the church, 5470 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington. Evangelists will be the Rev. David Heavner and the Rev. Rick Mayes. Singing will be provided by May 5, Christian Echoes bluegrass gospel quartet and preaching by the Rev. Jason C. Black; Sunday, Teressa Jefferies, southern gospel solo; Tuesday, Tignor Family, southern gospel trio; Wednesday, Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Singers; Thursday, Gloryway Travelers southern gospel quartet; Friday, Bluegrass Gospel Boys; May 11, Adkins Family bluegrass gospel quartet; and May 12, Willowwood Boys bluegrass gospel quartet with preaching by the Rev. Jason C. Black. Rumble Community Baptist Church will have revival services at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday and 7 p.m. nightly weekdays. The Rev. Roger and Hoy Duncan as seen on the Calvin Evans programs will preach. There will be special singing nightly.
Revival service will be held at 7 p.m. nightly Monday through Friday at the church. Preaching will be by Kevin Jennings. Singing is provided by: Monday, ken Looney; Tuesday, Ed's Fork Singers; Wednesday, Kevin Jennings Family; Thursday and Friday, Steve Smith with Pastor Billy Meadow.Union Baptist Church, 1295 James River Turnpike, Milton, will have revival services featuring the Rev. Max Hill, Evangelist, missionary, from 7 to 9 p.m. nightly, May 19-22 at the church. There will be special music nightly.Elkridge Community Church will have revival services at 7 p.m. nightly Thursday, Friday and May 11 at the church. The Harvest Trio will perform. Directions to Elkridge: from Montgomery, take W.Va. 61 South and go approximately 3 miles. Turn right on Armstrong Creek Road and go approximately 5 miles. Turn right on Elkridge Road and go approximately 2 miles. the church is on the left. For more information call 304-595-7165.Special services:Greater Remnant Holy Temple TPC, 1704 Washington St. W., (Harvest Time Church of God), will have Sabbath school at 11:30 a.m. today followed by The Sabbath Worship Experience at noon with Elder/Prophet Brian K. Thompson as the speaker. At 7 p.m. this evening, the church will travel to House of Prayer TPC in White Sulphur Springs, where Pastor DeVon Creasey will be the keynote speaker. For more information and/or transportation, call 304-982-5538.King of Glory International Ministries will celebrate "A Day With The King" at 10 a.m. today at the church, 302 Delaware Ave. Speakers will be Minister Tammy Eubanks of First Baptist Church, the Rev. Mary Clements of Shiloh Baptist Church, and Elder Kathy Clark of King of Glory International Ministries. Lunch will be provided. For information, call Apostle Tina M. Beatty/Senior Pastor at 304-720-5994.Community Missionary Baptist Church, 920 Amity Drive, will have a Family Day of Celebration from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday beginning with Sunday school from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The morning service starts at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Clifford A. Sherrod, senior pastor, of Community Missionary Baptist Church. Guest speaker at the 3:30 p.m. service will be the Rev. James D. Ealy and choirs and congregation of New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, 1404 Second Ave. Dinner will be served immediately following the morning worship service.Items for Church Activities may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301, faxed to 304-348-1233 or e-mail: 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.
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