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The submission deadline for church notices is noon the Wednesday a week prior to publication. Submissions should be emailed to or mailed to Metro, Charleston Gazette-Mail, 1001 Virginia St., E., Charleston, WV 25301. Submissions are not accepted by telephone. If applicable, please include the church’s address and contact information for readers with your submission. Announcements will also be placed online weekly at

  • The Needhams: The Needhams will perform at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 21, at West Virginia Home Mission Church, 1128 Benematti Ave. in Nitro.
  • The Believers: The Believers will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at Little Sandy Baptist Church on Little Sandy Road in Elkview.
  • Braveheart Fellowship: Kanawha United Presbyterian Church’s Braveheart Fellowship outreach program provides free, social activities for teenagers and young adults living with developmental disabilities. A Heart Throb Valentine Party is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the church, 1009 Virginia St., E., in Charleston. A Braveheart Fellowship carnival is also scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. on May 25. For more information about Braveheart Fellowship, contact Susan Marash-Minnerly at 304-549-5749 or
  • ‘Follow Me’: “Follow Me” programs, featuring biblical practices for faithful living for all ages, are held every Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church of St. Albans, 201 Kanawha Terrace in St. Albans. For further information, call 304-727-2241 or email
  • Dustin Lambert: Dustin Lambert will sing at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 12, at Mountain Heights Church, 1201 Chestnut St. in South Charleston and at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18 at New Testament Community Church and 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at Sissonville Community Church, 401 Wolf Pen Drive in Charleston.
  • Jay Humphreys Trio: The Jay Humphreys Trio will sing at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 31, at Charleston Mountain Mission Church, 1600 Seventh Ave. in Charleston.
  • Down East Boys: The Down East Boys will sing at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Charleston Mountain Mission Church, 1600 Seventh Ave. in Charleston.
  • Hall of Fame Induction/Concert: Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 58 Mount Pleasant Drive in Elkview, will have its Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 22, followed by a 7 p.m. concert by The Guardians. For more information, phone 304-546-8031 or visit
  • The Isaacs: The Isaacs will sing at 7 p.m. Friday, May 5, at the Charleston Baptist Temple, 209 Morris St. in Charleston. For tickets or further information, call 304-346-9627.
  • Winfield Food Pantry: The Pulse Church, 5368 W.Va. 34, in Winfield, operates its community food pantry from 2 until 7 p.m. on Tuesdays. For directions or more information, call 304-936-1679.
  • Gabriel Project: The Highlawn Presbyterian Church Gabriel Project, located at 2501 Washington Ave. in St. Albans, offers assistance to families of newborns to 2T. Expectant mothers need to wait until approximately four weeks before their due dates to contact the Highlawn Gabriel Project. Operating hours are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursdays. Parents/grandparents can request diapers, clothing, baby food, formula, and layettes for newborns. No income checks or employment questions are asked. Portable cribs and car seats are available for $15 donations. Pull onto the side of the church and phone 304-727-7140 for assistance.
  • Baby Love Pantry: The Baby Love Pantry at Cross Lanes United Methodist Church distributes free diapers, wipes, and, when available, formula from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the first and third Fridays of each month. There are no income requirements to receive items, but I.D. for proof of child is required. Drive-through pickup of items can
  • be made in the church’s upper parking lot at the gymnasium entrance at the rear of the church at 5320 Frontier Drive, Cross Lanes, on Jan. 20, Feb. 3 and Feb. 17.
  • Littles Storytimes:

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