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Church Activities: Nov. 9, 2013

AnniversariesMount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 442 McDonald St., South Charleston, will celebrate its 127th Church Anniversary at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at the church. A musical extravaganza will be featured.MiscellaneousSharon 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.Set Free Ministries will be airing "The Death of a Promise," that was recently preached by Pastor Randy Carter at 8 a.m. Sunday on WQCW. The message can be viewed on Suddenlink, Direct TV or Dish Network.The Youth and Family Ministries at St. Timothy Lutheran Church will host World Champion Juggler David Cain, "Juggler for Jesus," from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the church, located at 900 Lawndale Lane. The event is free. For more information, email: Achievers' Class of Fifth Avenue Church of God in South Charleston will open its Clothes Closet from 10 a.m. to noon on Nov. 23 at the church. Clothes are free to families and individuals in need. Visitors should enter the church from the E Street side of the building. Free parking is available in the rear of the church. For more information, call Ruth Hunt at 304-744-5062.Elk River Church of the Nazarene will sponsor a Supper With Santa ... and Rudolph from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 6 in the church fellowship hall, 143 Dutch Road. The event is free and concessions will be available for a donation. Menu: Hot dogs with homemade fixings, chips, drinks and dessert. There is no charge sit on Santa's lap or on Rudolph's back. Bring a camera to take photos if you wish. The church will also have a McSpirit Night at Southridge McDonald's from 5 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 21. Dine in or order through the drive-thru that night and a percentage of the profits will go to the Elk River Church of the Nazarene Children's Department. For directions visit or call 304-342-6052.First Lady Renea Crozier and the Women with Abundant Life, 1534 Washington St. E., are hosting the "Prayer of Thanksgiving Tea and Fellowship" at 2 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the church. Minister Layhle Tyree and Elder Pamela Whitestone will give words of encouragement. Music will be provided by David Knox. This event is free. For more information, call the church at 304-342-0058, extension 8.Greater Emmanuel Gospel Tabernacle's Missionary Department will sponsor a "Coats and More Drive" from 10 a.m. to 3 pm. today at the Switzer Center, 900 Griffin Drive. Everything is free.A hot dog and bake sale will be held at 10 a.m. today at Meadowbrook Freewill Baptist Church.St. Paul A.M.E. Church Women's Day Committee will sponsor a "Taste of St. Paul" beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday. There will be tickets available to buy samples of desserts, main courses and specialties.A Revelation Series will be presented Nov. 17-22 at Riverside First Church of God. Evangelist will be Richard Bradley. There will be singing nightly. Pastor is Billy Morris. MusicReach By Faith Ministries will present its 16th Annual Thanksgiving Gospel Sing and Veterans Day Celebration at 6 p.m. today 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.
Jordan Light Baptist Youth will present a gospel sing at 4 p.m. today at the VFW located across from the Pinch Post Office in Pinch. Singers will be Allison Tate, Arise in Me and The Jay Humphrey's Trio. There will also be a hotdog/baked goods sale. Donations will be accepted to help raise funds for an outdoor community building. For more information, contact Scott Payne at 304-382-7816 or visit him on Facebook.The Blankenship Family will be singing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Riverview Gospel Tabernacle, 2320 Bench Road.A gospel sing will be held at 4 p.m. today at the VFW Hall in Pinch. Singers will include Arise in Me, Jay Humphries Trio and 9-year-old Allison Tate. Hot dogs and baked goods will be available. All proceeds will go to the Jordan Light Baptist Youth Building Fund. For more information, call Scott Payne at 304-382-7816.The Anchormen Quartet of Greensboro, N.C., will be singing at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at Glasgow Church of the Nazarene. Admission is free, however, a love offering will be taken. The church is located on the corner of First Street and Second Avenue in Glasgow. Call 304-595-1763 or visit for more information.Men in Black Song Fest will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday 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.
Nicholas County High School Chorus will present a concert at 4:30 p.m. today at Ruffner Memorial Presbyterian Church, corner of Quarrier and Greenbrier streets. Admission is free, and a reception will follow the concert. Please use the Greenbrier Street entrance.
Pocatalico Community Church will have a benefit gospel sing at 6 p.m. on Nov. 16 at the church. Groups include The Tignors, New Journey from Corbin, Ky., and others.Song Evangelist Jim Edens will sing at 7 p.m. today at Plainview Community Church, Kenna. He will also sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Beaver United Methodist Church in Beaver.Paid in Full will sing at 7 p.m. Sunday for Silas Tabernacle Church in Sissonville.The BrighterSide Quartet will sing at 5 p.m. today at Sewell Valley Baptist Church in Rainelle. They will also sing at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Big Chimney Baptist Church, Big Chimney.Jimmy McKnight will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Rumble Community Baptist Church.Alta Church of God will feature the Glory Road Travelers at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at the church. Timothy Young will preach. Pastor is Paul E. Young.Special servicesGood Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church will have a praise and worship service Sunday. A Veterans Day Service will be held at 11 a.m. Pastor Jason C. Black will preach at the 6 p.m. Sunday service with the Good News Singers providing music. The Prayer Meeting and Youth Group meeting starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The church is located at 5470 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington.A special biblical message will be given at 6 p.m. Nov. 17 at Shrewsbury Baptist Church. Pastor Dave Lucas will speak, and The Harvest Trio will perform.King of Glory International Ministries, 302 Delaware Ave., will feature Pastor Bill Huddleston from Tabernacle of Praise in Cross Lanes as guest at 5 p.m. Nov. 17 at the church. For information, call 304-720-5994.Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 442 McDonald St., South Charleston, will feature the Rev. Paul Willis as guest speaker for the 11 a.m. Sunday morning worship service.The City of Refuge Church, 11719 MacCorkle Ave., Chesapeake, will have a special service at 11:15 a.m. Sunday. Guest speaker will be Pastor Darryle Jackson, outreach pastor from God's House Baptist Ministry, Roanoke, Va. A special service will be held at 4 p.m. at the church, where the group, Legacy, will be ministering in music and sign along with other local groups.The Rev. Shawn P. Woods and the officers and members of Maranatha Bible Missionary Baptist Church, Madison, will have a Fall Festival program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Brian Copney of Central Baptist Church, Beckley, will deliver the gospel message, and his congregation and choir will provide services. Dinner will be served in the fellowship hall from 1:30 to 3:15 p.m.The Deacons and Deaconess of Levi First Missionary Baptist Church, 5125 Church Drive, Rand, will have their annual Candlelight Service at 5 p.m. Sunday at the church. The Rev. Lenorris Dixon, choir and congregation of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church will be guests.Evangelistic services will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and at 7 p.m. nightly, Monday through Wednesday at Faith Missionary Baptist Church, St. Albans. Guest preacher will be Rex Whiteman, director and CEO of Charleston's Union Mission for the past 24 years. Whiteman received the 2013 Russ Reid award for his lifetime achievement as a leader in the field of rescue missions. The church is located at 701 West MacCorkle Ave., one mile west of Winfield Road. For information, call Pastor Mike Hager at 304-727-9491.Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church, 5470 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. Sunday. The morning worship service with a special Veterans Day Service honoring all veterans present will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday. Evening worship is 6 p.m. Sunday with the Good News Singers singing and Pastor John C. Black preaching. The prayer meeting and youth group meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday.St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Minister of Music Lyn Smith for his many years of service at 5 p.m. today at the church. Guest choirs include Community Missionary Baptist Church Choir, Vandalia Male Chorus, Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Mass Choir and Martin Luther King Male Chorus. The church is located at 821 B Street, St. Albans. Dr. Michael A. Poke Sr. is pastor.The Charleston Black Ministerial Alliance will have its annual Thanksgiving Day worship service Nov 28 at Liberty Baptist Church, 1343 Lewis St. The Rev. Jerry Staples will be speaker.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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