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Church activities: April 21, 2012

Anniversaries

Bethel Baptist Church of Spring Hill: will mark its 66th Anniversary on April 29 at the church, 5028 Kentucky St., Spring Hill. A special concert featuring The Stewart Family will be held at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 304-768-7151.

Miscellaneous

Mount Calvary Baptist Church: will host a Health and Safety Fair from 8 a.m. to noon on April 28 at the church, located at 1509 Bigley Ave. The fair is free and open to the public and will include exhibitors such as Thomas Memorial Hospital (various lab tests available), St. Francis Hospital (various lab tests available: $10), Charleston Fire Dept. with the fire safety house, Charleston Police Dept. Bicycle Patrol for bike and helmet safety inspections, WV Children's Health Insurance Program, WV Division of Tobacco Prevention, Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority, blood glucose monitoring companies, Kanawha-Charleston Humane Association and more.

Christian aerobics and senior exercise: will be offered on Tuesdays at Fairview United Methodist Church, Cross Lanes. Senior exercise starts at 6:30 p.m. and Christian aerobics at 7:15 p.m. To get to the church, turn left off of Big Tyler Road onto Rocky Fork Road. Take the first right up the hill.

Green Valley Church of God: will have a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 5 at 518 Green Valley Drive, St. Albans. All clothing will be sold for 25 cents per item. Hot dogs, chips, drinks and baked goods will also be sold. For more information, call 304-768-1561 or 304-727-4048.

Fujiko Signs: will present a free lecture titled "Listening to angels, the message of love and healing," at 7:30 p.m. May 1 in the Clay Center's Walker Theater, One Clay Square, corner of Washington and Brooks streets. The event is sponsored by First Church of Christ, Scientist, Charleston. Signs speaks international as a member of the Christian Science Board Lectureship.

 Kanawha Valley Interfaith Council's 62nd Annual Luncheon: will be held Tuesday at the John XXIII Pastoral Center, 100 Hodges Road, off Corridor G. Registration will be held at 9:30 a.m. and the morning program starts at 10 a.m. Lunch will be held at noon followed by Father John Finnell, pastor of Blessed Sacrament Church, South Charleston, speaking. The theme is "Understanding Our Neighbors: The Roman Catholic Faith." Gentlemen are welcome and encouraged to attend. Tickets are $15 each and are available at PostNet, 1111 Fledderjohn Road, Charleston, WV 25314. Send a self-addressed, stamped envelope if getting tickets by mail. Ashton Place. For questions, call Jane Ann Grishaber at 304-346-6255.

Abundant Life Bible College,: 1534 Washington St. E., will begin its next six-week course, Ministerial Ethics, from 7 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday. Topics will include ministerial and personal ethics, character, integrity and ministry protocol. For more information or to register, go to the website at www.abundantlifewv.com or call 304-342-0058, ext. 4.

A Zumbathon fundraising event: will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church of St. Albans, Sixth Avenue and Second Street. The Zumbathon is from 1 to 3 p.m. and is a donation only event. All funds raised will benefit Mission WV's FrameWorks Initiative that works to enrich the lives of children in foster care and recruit loving foster and adoptive families. Twenty different vendors will donate items to be raffled as well as selling items. Zumba instructor, Sarah McComas-Brown will lead the Zumbathon. Featured instructors include Emily Ingle-Kendell, Korri Powers, Kellie Lewis, Kristin Miller, Carl Hariston and Megan Hannah. Kinsington, an adopted youth, founded the WV F.A.I.T.H. Foundation and has worked with her mother to organize this benefit. FrameWorks staff will be available to answer questions and provide more information about children in West Virginia who are legally eligible to be adopted. For more information about the event or to learn more about adoption, contact Mission West Virginia at 1-866-CALL-MWV.

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church: will have its Auxiliaries Program Rededication of all Ministries at 3 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. John Deboe Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla., will be guest speaker. He also will speak at the 11 a.m. Sunday service.

Music

The Laborer's Quartet: will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Mammoth Advent Christian Church.

The Cause Inc.: will sponsor the Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus at 6 p.m. Saturday at All Nations Revival Center in Institute. The Rev. Fredrick Hightower is pastor. The Spiritual Harmonizers will be in concert. The service is in honor of Karolyn K. Murray, who passed in October 2011. For more information, contact Stacy L. Murray-Medcalf at 740-646-3558.

Thorofare Community Church in Clendenin: will have special singing by the Believers at 7 p.m. Sunday evening. Following the special Praise in Song part of the service, Pastor Holley will deliver the evening message. For information, call Pastor Holley at 304-965-0600 or pastorholley@suddenlink.net.

The Taylor Brothers: will sing at 6 p.m. April 29 at Meadowbrook Free Will Baptist Church, W.Va. 114 North, above Capital High School.

King of Glory International Ministries,: 302 Delaware Ave., will have a musical concert featuring the Viz 'N Heirs and the Vandalia Male Chorus at 6 p.m. April 29 at the church. Contact Evangelist Sylvia Sherrod at 304-720-5994 for information.

The Believers: will sing at 7 p.m. Sunday at Thorofare Community Church on Thorofare Road near Clendenin; and then at 7 p.m. on Monday at One Accord Community Church on U.S. 60, between St. Albans and Hurricane.

Patsy Serles: will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at Parsons Chapel, Sixth Avenue.

The BrighterSide Quartet: will sing at 7 p.m. Saturday at Little Kanawha Independent Church at Burnsville. They also will sing at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Baptist church in Shrewsbury.

The W.V.G.M.A. Gospel Sing: will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday at Belle Recreation Center at Belle Town Hall. Featured singers will be Carla Bragg, The Cross Bearers, Debbie Harrah and New Journey. Concessions will be available. A love offering will be taken and there will be door prize drawings. For more information, call 304-949-1255.

Paid in Full: will sing at 7 p.m. Sunday at Reamer Hill Community Church, located on Leatherwood Road in Clendenin.

Bloodline of Huntington: will sing at 7 p.m. April 28 at Fisher Memorial Church. The Lew Life Singers, Freeman Newhouse and choir will also sing. Refreshments will be served in the Family Center following the sing. The church is located 1/2 mile on Dudden Fork Road off the Goldtown Exit of Interstate 77.

Pocatalico Community Church: will have a gospel sing at 5 p.m. Saturday at the church. The Tignors, Anointed, One Step Closer, Tommy Parsons and Calvary's Why will be featured. A fellowship dinner will follow the sing.

John Phillips: will sing Sunday at Mount Olive United Methodist Church, Johnstown Road, Milton.

A benefit gospel sing: will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at Southeast Church of the Nazarene to help with medical expenses for the Rev. Harold Massey at the church, located at 5102 MacCorkle Ave. S.E., across from Foodland in Kanawha City. The Rev. Massey has been recently diagnosed with cancer and had to travel to Duke University in Durham, N.C., for treatment. Featured singers will be The Praisemen, Anointed and Tonya Ward of Man. Monetary donations may also be made payable to the Rev. Harold Massey and mailed to Rand First Church of the Nazarene, Attn. Kerri Cales, 305 Davidson Ave., Charleston, WV 25306.

Revivals

Lower Falls Baptist Church: will have a spring revival at 7 p.m. nightly, May 6-9 at the church, 1777 Strawberry Road, St. Albans. Special guest will be West Virginia State Police Chaplain Jim Mitchell. There will be special music each night. A staffed nursery will be available for each service. Pastor is Brian Donze. For information, call 304-727-4888.

A community revival: will be held at 7 p.m. nightly, Tuesday through Friday at several area churches. Evangelist will be Jacob Berry. The schedule is Tuesday, Bowles Ridge Community Church, Singing by Bancroft Church of God Mission Choir; Wednesday: Lone Oak Church of God Mission, singing by Living Sacrifice; Thursday: Cross Creek Community Church, singing by Hometown Independent Church Choir; and Friday: Lett Creek Community Church, singing by Faith Independent Church Choir. For questions call Pastor David Bailey at 304-586-4806, Pastor Ray Parsons at 304-755-5339, Pastor Tommy Michels at 304-586-3514, or Pastor Larry Mobley at 304-586-4113.

The Rev. Fairley McCormick and the Rev. Adam Null: will be evangelists at revival services held at 7 p.m. nightly April 30 through May 5. Church choirs singing include April 30, West Virginia Home Mission; May 1, Charleston Mountain Mission; May 2, Fisher Memorial; May 3, Allens Fork Community; May 4, Grace Community; May 5, Fisher Memorial/Young Adults. Pastor Aaron Finney will preach on April 29. Singing will be by Fisher Memorial Choir and the Lathey Family. The church is located 1/2 mile on Dudden Fork Road off the Goldtown Exit of Interstate 77.

Pastor William Kinney and the First Missionary Baptist Church of Powellton: will have their annual Spring Revival at 7 p.m. nightly, Monday through Friday at the church. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Keith D. Walker Sr., pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church, Garten. Music will be provided by area choirs.

Spring Fork Missionary Baptist Church,: 320 Campbells Creek Drive, will have revival services at 7 p.m. daily, Monday through Friday at the church. Evangelist will be Cody Zorn. There will be special singing each night. Sunday is Family Day. Sunday school begins at 9:30 a.m. with the morning worship at 10:30 a.m. and the evening worship at 6 p.m. For information, call the Rev. Mike Long at 304-925-7469.

New Beginnings Church of the Nazarene in Pinch: will conduct revival services at Thursday through April 29 with the Rev. Norman Wilson speaker. The church is located across from Pinch Elementary. Services Wednesday through April 28 will be held at 7 p.m. nightly. Services on April 29 will be 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. For information, call the church at 304-965-3303.

Winfield Church of the Nazarene: will have its Spring Revival at 6 p.m. Sunday and at 7 p.m. nightly, Monday through Wednesday at the church, 2986 Winfield Road, Winfield. The Rev. James C. Cash Jr. of Scott Depot will be guest evangelist. The Rev. Cash is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene.

Mountain State Gospel Sing: will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, featuring John Lanier, at Scary Creek Church of God, 340 Scary Road, Scott Depot. The sing is free. Host group will be New Prophets. Lanier is the Executive Director, co-founder and creator of the "Christian Voice Publication." For information, call 304-539-4717.

Special services

The Upper Kanawha Valley Minister and Deacon's Fellowship: will hold its Fourth Sunday Fellowship Service at 7 p.m. Sunday at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Carbondale. Speakers will be the Rev. Robert Morton, pastor of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Good Shepherd Free Will Baptist Church,: 5470 West Pea Ridge Road, Huntington, will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and the morning worship with the Rev. Steve Nida preaching at 11 a.m. Sunday. Evening worship will be 6 p.m. Sunday with the church singers/choir singing and Pastor Jason C. Black preaching. A prayer meeting and youth group will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Faith Missionary Baptist Church: of St. Albans will feature Dr. Dan Anderson, president of Appalachian Bible College in Mount Hope as guest preacher at the 11 a.m. Sunday worship service. Dr. Anderson has been with Appalachian Bible College since 1983. Magnify, a musical group from the college will provide music. Sunday school will be held at 9:45 a.m. The church is located at 701 MacCorkle Ave. West, one mile west of Winfield Road. For information, call Pastor Mike Hager at 304-727-9491.

Items for Church Activities may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301, or faxed to 304-348-1233. 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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