Sharon Church of God: Cabin Creek Road, Dry Branch, will be having a fall bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a hot dog sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today at the church. Tables are available for rental to sell crafts and goodies at $10 each. For more information, call Kathy at 304-925-3903.Sharon Church Of God: Cabin Creek Road, Dry Branch, will be having a coat and jacket drive beginning Friday and continuing through Nov. 22. All donations of new or gently used coats or jackets of all sizes are greatly appreciated. For more information, call Pansey at 304-595-8810.Allison Tate and Millie Tate: will be singing Sunday evening at Parsons Chapel Church, 1449 Sixth Ave., West Side. The morning service begins at 11 a.m. and the evening service at 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Greater Emmanuel Gospel Tabernacle: 1546 Third Ave., will sponsor a Coats and More! giveaway from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Switzer Center, Orchard Manor, 900 Griffin Drive. Fall and winter coats, clothing, household items and more will be given away free of charge.Fairview United Methodist Church in Cross Lanes: will have a bazaar from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the church. Vendors, crafters and rummage sale items will be featured. There will also be homemade pumpkin rolls, hot dogs, barbecues and baked goods for sale. Directions: turn from Big Tyler Road onto Rocky Fork Road and take the first right up the hill. There are still tables available for rental for $15 each. Call 304-437-9186.First lady Renea Crozier and the Women with Abundant Life: 1534 Washington St. E., will host the "Prayer of Thanksgiving Tea and Fellowship" at 2 p.m. Nov. 16 at the church. Minister Layhle Tyree and Elder Pamela Whitestone will give words of encouragement. The event is free. For more information, call the church at 304-342-0058, ext. 8.Aldersgate United Methodist Church: 6823 Sissonville Drive, Sissonville, will have its Second Annual Multipurpose Community Center Pre-Thanksgiving Feast from 4 to 7 p.m. today in the center, located at the church. The menu includes turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, drinks and homemade pie. Tickets are available for $10 for adults, children 5-10, and free for children under age 4. The church is located just north of Sissonville High School. A silent auction will also be held. For more information, call 304-984-1164.Humphrey's Methodist Church in Sissonville: will have its craft, food and miscellaneous sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 9 at the church. Food items include barbecues, hot dogs, salads, baked beans and desserts.Providence Baptist Church: Rocky Step Road, Scott Depot, will have an old fashioned bean dinner at 6 p.m. today at the church. The Anchormen will sing at 11 a.m. Sunday at Goldtown Community Church. The Lordsmen will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday. The church is located 1/2 mile south of the Goldtown Exit of Interstate 77.Emma Chapel Church: will have its annual Christmas Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the church fellowship hall. Crafts and food will be for sale. The church is located on W.Va. 34 near Liberty.Music:
The Parkersburg Choral Society and the Ohio Brass Quintet: will perform "A Feast of Praise," by Randall Thompson, at 3 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the First United Methodist Church, 1001 Juliana St., Parkersburg. The concert will include additional works with the Ohio Brass Quintet. A reception will follow. The concert and reception are free.
The Homeland Southern Gospel Sing: will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday at the Browns Creek Church of God, Browns Creek Road, St. Albans.By His Grace and 4Ever Praise singers: will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at Faith Independent Church, Black Betsy, across the tracks.
Divine Hope: will sing 7 p.m. Tuesday at White Oak Freewill Baptist Church in Orgas.Randy Wood: will sing at 3 p.m. today at the Ruby Harper Benefit Sing at Grace Baptist Temple, St. Albans. He will sing at 10 a.m. Sunday at Miami Church of the Nazarene and at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kimberly Church of God.Angie Strickland: will sing at 7 p.m. Monday at Lucy Wilson Baptist Church, Wills Creek, Elkview.Passion Trail: "The Footsteps of Jesus" will have a free sing at 6:30 p.m. nightly today, Dec. 6 and 7 at Paradise Island of Christian, located on W.Va. 80, between Man and Gilbert, near Verner. Free food will be featured and reservations for large groups are being accepted for 1/2 of the walking trail that features the life of Jesus. Admission is free, however, food donations will be accepted. For information, call 304-583-2825 or visit www.paradiseislandwv.homestead.com
or Facebook Priscella Cline Smith.
Men in Black Song Fest: will be held at 4 p.m. on Nov. 10 at Riverview Baptist Church, 201 Wertz Ave. Singers include the Martin Luther King Male Chorus, New Vision, the Rev. Shelly Bausley and James Carter. The Vandalia Male Chorus will present a mini Christmas concert.St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church: will celebrate Minister of Music Lyn Smith for his many years of service at 5 p.m. Nov. 9 at the church, 821 B St., St. Albans. Guest choirs will be Community Missionary Baptist Church Choir, Vandalia Male Chorus, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Mass Choir and Martin Luther King Male Chorus.
Reach By Faith Ministries: will present its 16th Annual Thanksgiving Gospel Sing and Veterans Day Celebration at 6 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Old Main Building, Old Main Drive, Summersville. Scheduled singers are The Glory Road Travelers, The Deal Brothers, Gary and Brenda Perrine, The Pomeroys and The Thanksgiving Gospel Choir. The Veterans Museum located inside the Old Main Building will be open for the community to visit from 5 to 6 p.m. Admission is free and a love offering will be received. Veterans are encouraged to attend.Revivals:
Big Bottom Baptist Church: will hold revival services beginning at 7 p.m. nightly, Sunday through Friday at the church. The evangelist will be Rev. T.D. Burgess from Chattanooga, Tenn. There will be special singing each night with The Praisemen, Sunday evening; Hughes Creek Choir, Monday evening; church choir on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings; John Cole, Thursday evening; and The King's Harbor Quartet on Friday. Pastor is Dr. Fred Christian.Goldtown Community Church: will have its fall revival at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. nightly, Monday through Friday at the church, W.Va. 21, a half-mile south of the Goldtown Exit of Interstate 77. Evangelist will be Junior Purdue. For information, call 304-372-7831.Bowles Ridge Community Church in Liberty: will be having revival services starting Monday at the church. Preaching will be provided by Jason Salmons and there will be special singing each night.Thorofare Community Church: located at 1400 Thorofare Road in Clendenin will be celebrating its revival services at 7 p.m. nightly, Sunday through Nov. 10. Special singers will be featured and the following speakers will follow the sing: Sunday, Pastor Holley; Monday, the Rev. John Gorrell; Tuesday, the Rev. Larry Cooper; Wednesday, the Rev. David Cooper; Thursday, the Rev. Burt Hall; Friday, the Rev. Lee Turley; Nov. 8, the Rev. Dan Kelly; and Nov. 9, Pastor Holley. For more information or directions, call Pastor Holley at 304-965-0600 or email PastorJHolley@frontier.com
or visit the church's Facebook page.Fresh Fire Ministries: Elder/Prophet B.K. Thompson, visionary, will present the Third Annual Fresh Fire Crusade today and Sunday at Living Water Worship Centre, 513 Patrick St. West Side. The theme for this year is "Back to the Drawing Board." Schedule of services are: today, an evening service begins at 6 p.m. and is a Healing and Deliverance Service. Speaker will be Pastor W. Channing Jackson of Greater Kingdom Citadel, Selma, Ala. Sunday, morning worship service at noon will feature Pastor S.R. White of Living Water Worship Centre. The crusade will climax with evening worship at 5 p.m. Sunday. Speaker will be Pastor C.R. Smith of Temple of Faith Ministries, Cross Lanes. Host pastor is Elder Scott R. White. For more information, call 304-404-3473.Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church: will have its fall revival at 7 p.m. nightly, Monday through Friday at the church. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Walter Clay of Mercy Seat Baptist Church of Kyle and First Baptist Church of Lester. Guest hosts are: Monday, First Missionary Baptist Church of Powellton; Tuesday, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Charleston; Wednesday, Liberty Baptist Church of Charleston; Thursday, Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church of Chesapeake; and Friday, Community Choir from McDowell County.New Harvest Church of the Nazarene: in Madison will hold its revival services at 7 p.m. nightly, Nov. 10 to 13 at the church, 309 State St., across from Premier Bank. The Rev. David Gallimore will preach and special singing will be featured by Brad Querry, Sandy Burdette and Debra Schultz. Church pastor is Ruth Ann DeLong.The New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene in Pinch: will conduct revival services at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 to 16 and at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the church. Dr. Mervin Smith, District Superintendent of the West Virginia South Church of the Nazarene, will speak. For information, call the church at 304-965-3303.Goldtown Community Church: will hold revival services at 6 p.m. Sunday and continuing at 7 p.m., Monday through Friday at the church, located 1 mile south of the Goldtown Exit of Interstate 77. Evangelist will be Junior Perdue and there will be special singing nightly.Special services:
Brookside Ministries of Mount Carbon: will have a Community Friendship Weekend on Saturday and Sunday at the church, 18419 Deepwater Mountain Road, Mount Carbon. Harvest Family Fun Night will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and all ages are welcome. A friendship/fellowship service will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday with Pastor Dr. Bruce Hogan speaking. The Gospel Divas will be in concert at 4 p.m. and include Dorothy Walker of Powellton, Dr. Ethel C. Austin of Charleston and Evangelist Kimberly Thomas of Ashland, Ky.Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church: will feature Pastor Jason C. Black preaching at both the 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday services. Theressa Jeffries will sing at the 6 p.m. service. Wear bonnets, bibbed overalls and oil lamps if you wish. There will be no electricity at this service. The prayer meeting and youth groups meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. The church is located at 5470 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington.First Presbyterian Church of Charleston: welcomes Rabbi James Cohn as speaker of the Lay Academy of Religion series at the 4 p.m. Sunday service in the main sanctuary of the church, 16 Leon Sullivan Way. Rabbi Cohn will speak on "Science and Sacred Tradition." Rabbi Cohn serves Temple Israel, a Reform Jewish congregation in Charleston. Rabbi Cohn applies psychology, anthropology and literary criticism to the Jewish scriptures as well as to the New Testament and the Talmud. The program is free and a question and answer session will follow the lecture. Rabbi Cohn is author of "The Minds of the Bible: Speculations on the Cultural Evolution of Human Consciousness," that has been published as an Amazon Kindle eBook.Metropolitan Baptist Church: will have a Holy Communion Service at 11 a.m. Sunday at the church. The Rev. Ron English will preach.The Deacons and Deaconess: of Levi First Missionary Baptist Church, 5125 Church Drive, Rand, will have its annual candlelight service at 5 p.m. Nov. 10 at the church. The Rev. Lenorris Dixon, choir and congregation of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church will be guests.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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.