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NOV. 30—Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 7220 Bennett St., Homewood, will host its 100th Church Anniversary Celebration. There will be a Remembrance and Fellowship Service at 6 p.m.; a Banquet luncheon on Dec. 1 at 11:30 a.m. at the Comfort Inn in Penn Hills; and a Special Worship and Fellowship Service on Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. at the church. For more information, call 412-362-1526 or 412-609-1331.
DEC. 1—First AME Church, 177 Mitchell Ave., Clairton, will host the “Women Gathering at the Wall” Prayer Breakfast at 9 a.m. Preachers Rev. June Jeffries, Dr. Judith Moore and Apostle Yolanda Thomas will speak on Refresh, Renew and Revive. Tickets are $15. For more information, call Evangelist Elizabeth Henderson at 412-303-4888.
DEC. 2—The Laketon Heights United Methodist Church, 9601 Frankstown Rd., Penn Hills, will host its 97th Church Anniversary Celebration at 10:30 a.m. There will be a special recognition of past pastors and those who have been members for 50 years or more. Following the service, there will be a reception in the Bush Fellowship Hall. For more information, call 412-241-9170.
DEC. 2—New Grace Missionary Baptist Church, 7711 Tioga St., Homewood, will host its Pastoral Anniversary at 1:30 p.m. This is the 3rd anniversary of Pastor Aaron L. Watt Sr. The guest speaker will be Rev. Robin Pollard. All are welcomed. For more information, call 412-241-1951.
Rites of Passage
DEC. 7—Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 90 Port Perry Rd., North Versailles, will host its Rites of Passage Celebration at 7 p.m. Minister Justin Hunt of Maryland will be the guest preacher and music will be provided by the Bethlehem Baptist Youth Choir and others. There will also be a Youth Workshop on Dec. 8 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The theme is “Youth Maturing into Young Adults.” This is for youth ages 12-20. The presenter will be Jonas McLeod. For more information, call 412-823-2841.
Holiday Prayer Breakfast
DEC. 8—The Women of Power Women of Faith Ministry of Carrone Baptist Church, 7119 Frankstown Ave., Homewood, will host a Holiday Prayer Breakfast at 9:30 a.m. The theme is “Prayer Changes Things.” The cost is $8. For more information, call 412-391-9919.
Youth Praise Celebration/ Christmas Bazaar
DEC. 8—The YPD of Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District, will host a Youth Praise Celebration and Christmas Bazaar at 10 a.m. This will be a Praise-A-Thon with holiday shopping. The bazaar will run from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and the youth celebration at 12:30 p.m. This is a free event. For more information, call 412-683-2160.
DEC. 9—United Vision Baptist Church, 637 Belinda St., Hill District, will host is 34th Pastoral Celebration of Rev. Christopher Glover at 10:15 a.m. The guest preacher will be Rev. Christine Glover of Christ-In-Me Ministries. There will also be an Anniversary Banquet at 2 p.m. with Robin Everett, of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, as the worship leader. For more information, call 412-765-0133.
DEC. 9—The Braddock Community Male Chorus will host its Christmas Concert at 5 p.m. at Watts Community Center, 736 Washington St., Braddock. The concert will feature the Braddock Community Choir singing Christmas songs and other selections. For more information, call Deacon Gerald Smith at 412-818-4116.
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