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Family Vacation Bible School
AUG. 22—Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church, 6111 Rodman St., East Liberty, will host its Family Vacation Bible School from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 616 N. Highland Ave., East Liberty. School will run through Aug. 24 and the cost is $87.50. For more information, call 412-363-8082.
Women of Power
AUG. 24—Carrone Baptist Church, 7119 Frankstown Ave., Homewood, will host a “Women of Power” Worship and Fellowship evening at 7 p.m. Rev. June Jeffries of New Life Baptist Church in Apollo will be the guest speaker. Devotions will be led by the Hamilton Singers. All are welcome and a free offering will be taken. For more information, call 412-371-9919.
AUG. 25—Triedstone Baptist Church, 18 Harriet St., Rankin, will host its Prayer Seminar from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The guest facilitator will be Rev. Amelia Harris of Inner City Ministries. A continental breakfast and light lunch will be served. For more information, call 412-271-3000.
AUG. 26—Holliday Memorial AMEZ Church, 600 Talbot Ave., Braddock, will host its 93rd Church Anniversary at 10:30 a.m. The theme will be “Established In Our Faith, Empowered by the Word and Exalting Our God.” The speaker will be Rev. Robert S. Hickey Sr., pastor of St. Luke AMEZ Church in Sewickley. Dinner will be served immediately following the morning service. For more information, call 412-271-5565.
AUG. 26—God’s Gurls Inc. will host The Rallypoint: Inspiration Expo for Women and Girls from 2-6 p.m. at the August Wilson Center for African American Culture, 980 Liberty Ave., Cultural District. This is a community-wide social and spiritual gathering designed to extend ministry and services to women and girls of all ages, backgrounds and ethnicities. There will be entertainment, vendors, demonstrations and more. Registration is required. For more information, call Erica Clarke at 540-246-1077 or visit www.godsgurl.org.
AUG. 26—The Trustee Board of Trinity AME Church, 2700 Wylie Ave., Hill District, will host its Annual Concert at 4 p.m. The concert will feature the Mount Ararat Baptist Church Men’s Choir, along with special guests Valetta O’Kelly, Tim Stevens and more. The suggested donation is $10. For more information, call 412-621-9750.
Summer Flea Market
SEPT. 1—Petra International Ministries, 235 Eastgate Dr., Penn Hills, will host its Summer Flea Markets from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $25 per space and the proceeds benefit the Abundant Beginnings childcare and learning center, which cares for at risk children and their families. For more information, call 412-519-4425.
Circle of Courage
SEPT. 1—Brown Chapel AME Church, 1400 Boyle St., North Side, will host their Circle of Courage Banquet at 6:45 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel, 209 Mall Blvd., Monroeville. This event is to honor members of the community who have made contributions to society. For more information, call 412-321-2240.
SEPT. 8—Trinity AME Church, 2700 Wylie Ave., Hill District, will host their 2012 Summer Biblical Breakfast Series from 9:30-10:30 a.m. The theme is “Love.” Every second Saturday of the month a guest preacher will bring a Word based on the theme. This is the last installment of the series and this month’s guest preacher is Rev. Glenn Grayson and he will preach on the topic “Love thy Neighbor as thy self.” Registration is requested. For more information, call 412-621-9750.
SEPT. 12—The Pittsburgh Annual Conference of the AME Church Third District will host its 145th Session at Bethel AME Church, 2720 Webster Ave., Hill District. The conference, which will run through Sept. 16, will include business sessions, along with several nights of praise and worship. For more information, call 412-683-2160.
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