Dawes United Methodist Church will sponsor its annual "Souper Bowl of Caring" from 12:45 to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 2. Several types of soup, sandwiches, desserts and drinks will be offered. Donations will be accepted for Sojourner's Shelter.Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd., has a nonreligious discussion group that meets from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. The group will discuss the fact that some people are rolling in dough because of 9/11. How can that be? Come listen to the last week topic, which is devoted to the tragedy of 9/11.Baptist Temple will host "Fiesta Night!" from 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 31 in the church fellowship hall, 209 Morris St. Games will be offered from 5 to 6 p.m. Tacos will be served at 6 p.m. There is no charge. All ages are welcome. For more information, call 304-346-9627.
A benefit gospel sing and spaghetti dinner for Eddie Mullins, bass singer with the Praisemen, will take place today at Morris Memorial United Methodist Church, 4615 MacCorkle Ave. S.E. The dinner begins at 5 p.m. and the cost is a donation. The sing begins at 7 p.m. with a love offering taken. Mullins has a rare blood disorder and will be seeing a specialist at Harvard Medical Center in Boston. Proceeds will go toward travel and medical expenses. Featured gospel groups will be the Jay Humphreys Trio, The BrighterSide Quartet, The Brothers in the Cross and The Praisemen.The New Prophets Quartet and Calvary Why will sing at 6 p.m. today at Parsons Chapel Church, 1449 Sixth Ave., West Side.The Lordsmen will sing during the 10:45 a.m. Sunday morning worship service at Davis Creek Church of the Nazarene, near Southridge.Fisher Memorial Church has canceled the gospel sing that was scheduled for 7 p.m. today at the church, because of inclement weather.
Millie Tate will sing at 7 p.m. Monday at Lucy Wilson Baptist Church, Wills Creek, Elkview.The PipeSounds will have a Symphonic Pops Concert, featuring David Hegarty on the Harrah symphonic organ and Mike Barnhouse on the concert grand piano, 3 p.m. Feb. 9 at Forrest Burdette United Methodist Church, 2848 Putnam Ave., Hurricane. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students, and free for children under age 5. For more information, call 304-562-5903 or visit www.pipesounds.org/
.The Dixie Melody Boys, of Kinston, N.C., will sing at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Cross Lanes Baptist Church, Cross Lanes. The quartet will share their unique four-part harmony during a musical service. The group has received a Grammy nomination and numerous Fan Award nominations from The Singing News magazine. The quartet, led by 50-year veteran and recent Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame inductee Ed O'Neal, has enjoyed more than 20 top-40 hits, including eight top-10 releases and a No. 1 single. For more information, visit www.dixiemelodyboys.com
Cardinal Edwin F. O'Brien will be the homilist for the sixth annual Red Mass at 6 p.m. today at the Cathedral of St. Joseph, Wheeling. The Most Rev. Michael J. Bransfield, bishop of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, will be the celebrant of the Mass, which is celebrated for members of the bench and the bar. Cardinal O'Brien is the grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. Pope Benedict XVI named Archbishop O'Brien to the College of Cardinals.Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church will have a praise and worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Hurston Webb preaching. Pastor Jason C. Black will preach at the 6 p.m. Sunday service and Wings of Peace will sing. The prayer meeting and youth group will meet at 7 p.m. at the church, 5470 W. Pea Ridge Road, Huntington.
Upper Kanawha Valley Ministers and Deacons Fellowship will hold its Fourth Sunday service at 7 p.m. Sunday at Eagle Central Baptist Church, Eagle. The speaker will be Lawrence Washington, associate minister of Eagle Central Baptist Church.Chuck Compton will sing and Ronnie Gore will preach at 6 p.m. Sunday at Rumble Community Church.St. Paul A.M.E. Church will sponsor a worship program leading up to Women's Day at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the church. Special guest will be Bishop John Faucett, pastor of Central Community Tabernacle, along with his choir and congregation.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 email 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.