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YOUTH

Easter activities will be held at the following churches:

  • Showers of Blessing Christian Center, 1740 E. Raleigh Blvd. – Easter egg hunt and fun day for ages 2-11 from 9 to 11 a.m. Sunday. For information, call 985-1848.
  • St. Paul Baptist Church, 421 S. McDaniel St., Enfield – Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. Monday.

Red Hill Missionary Baptist Church and St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church will hold a youth spring festival from noon to 5 p.m. April 26.

Pittman Grove Missionary Baptist Church will hold youth revival services at 7 p.m. daily April 29 through May 1.

Pittman Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have a Youth Day service at 4 p.m. May 4.

Union Missionary Baptist Church, 9853 E. N.C. 97 will hold “Kids for Jesus” classes for first- through sixth-graders at 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 6 p.m. Sundays. There will be Bible lessons, crafts, music and mission activities. For information, call 977-9772.

MUSIC

Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:

  • Gloria Harrison and The Gospel Singers – 18th anniversary featuring Anthony Adams and Confirmation, The First Step Gospel Singers, Charlie Canty and friends and The Horne Brothers at 4 p.m. April 27 at St. Augusta Free Will Baptist Church, 701 E. Virginia St. Admission is free; a love offering will be taken.
  • The couples choir of Pleasure Hill Baptist Church – 16th anniversary at 4 p.m. April 27.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 5987 Red Oak Road, will celebrate Choir Day at 3 p.m. April 27.

THEMED EVENTS

Holy Week services will be held at the following churches:

  • East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave. – 7 p.m. today.
  • Pittman Grove Missionary Baptist Church – Seven Last Sayings of Christ at 7 p.m. today. The guest speakers will be the Rev. Milton Bullock, the Rev. Samuel Clemmons, the Rev. Leonard Johnson, the Rev. Mary Lockett, the Rev. Kelvin Thurman, the Rev. Oliver Washington and the Rev. James Williams.
  • Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church – 6 a.m. Sunday, sunrise service.
  • Forest Hills Cemetery of Nashville – 7 a.m. Sunday, sunrise service. A community breakfast will be served following the service at Nashville United Methodist Church.
  • West Haven Presbyterian Church, 1001 West Haven Blvd. – 7 a.m. Sunday, sunrise service with First Christian Church at 1101 West Haven Blvd. and 11 a.m. worship service with celebration of the Lord’s Supper.
  • Proctors Chapel Baptist Church, 2917 Old Wilson Road – 7:30 a.m. sunrise service and 10 a.m. worship service Sunday. For information, call 446-3683.
  • Victorious Living Outreach Ministries – 9 a.m. Sunday, resurrection service at the Gateway Convention Center.
  • Emanuel Chapel Church Original Free Will Baptist Church, 635 Henry St. – 11 a.m. Sunday.

The women’s fellowship of Ebenezer Baptist Church, 702 W. Raleigh Blvd., will hold its annual fashion show at 4 p.m. Saturday. For information, call 446-2378.

Anderson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Macclesfield will recognize its deacons, trustees and mothers during 11 a.m. service Sunday.

Family and Friends Day services will be held at the following churches:

  • Hickory View Missionary Baptist Church – 11 a.m. Sunday.
  • Pleasure Hill Baptist Church – 11:15 a.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. J. Neal. Lunch will be served following the service.

The Sisterhood Outreach Ministry of East End Baptist Church is accepting registration for its “Breast Cancer, Risk Assessment” session at 6 p.m. Tuesday. The speaker will be Penny Hearn.

Revival services will be held at the following churches:

  • Christ Fellowship International Church, 1011 West Thomas St. – 7 p.m. daily Tuesday through Thursday. The guest speakers will be the Rev. Paul Davis, the Rev. Samuel McClain and the Rev. Kelly Andrews.
  • Barnes Hill Original Free Will Baptist Church, 5592 West Mount Drive, Nashville – 7 p.m. April 28 through May 2.

Free Women In Christ will hold its annual Chasing After God conference at 7 p.m. daily Wednesday through April 25 at Christ Christian Center Holy Church, 9779 York Chapel Road, Nashville. The guest speakers will be Wednesday, the Rev. Rodney Alston; and Thursday and April 25, Evangelist Gloria Johnson.

Anniversary services will be held at the following churches:

  • The usher’s ministry of St. Paul Baptist Church, 1151 N. Winstead Ave. – 4 p.m. April 27. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Elbert Heath.
  • Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1742 Ringwood Road, Enfield – 40th anniversary July 14.

Hillsdale Baptist Church will have a Missionary Day service at 4 p.m. April 27. The guest speaker will be the Rev. George Terry.

Ebenezer Baptist Church, 702 W. Raleigh Blvd., will present “Heaven’s Gate, Hell’s Flames” at 5 p.m. April 27 and 6 p.m. April 28-29. Admission is free; tickets required. For information or tickets, call 446-2378.

St. John Missionary Baptist Church will observe National Day of Prayer beginning at 6:30 p.m. May 1.

Celebrate Recovery, a biblical and balanced program to help people overcome hurts, hang-ups and habits, will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays at NorthSide Community Church, 1660 Beaver Pond Road. A kick-off meeting and spaghetti dinner will be held at 6 p.m. May 2. For information or reservations, call 985-2985.

Englewood United Methodist Women will hold a yard sale beginning at 7 a.m. May 3. Spaces available for $10. For information or to reserve a space, call 443-2926.

The Carroll Puppets will perform at 11 a.m. May 4 at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1742 Ringwood Road, Enfield.

Luther Chapel Holiness Church, 10778 Church St., Castalia, will hold its annual Women’s Day service at 4 p.m. May 4. The speaker will be Elder Lula Durham. Joe Alston will provide the music.

New Destiny Outreach Ministries, 990 Cox Ave., will present a comedy show featuring Keeshia Lynch, David Bubbuh Dickens, Sister Honeydew, Elder Watermelon and Mike Goodwin at 7 p.m. May 9. Tickets are $10. For information, call 977-7000.

Pittman Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have a Mother’s Day service at 11:15 a.m. May 11. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Gloria Harris.

The Edgecombe/Nash & Vicinity Ministers’ Wives and Ministers’ Widows Association will meet at 6 p.m. May 12 at East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave. A covered-dish meal will be served. For information, call 985-4481 or 442-9553.

The Rev. Mary Williams of United Fellowship Assembly will host the 2014 Women of Virtue conference, “Women Moving in Power, Prayer and Purpose” at 7 p.m. daily May 14-16 at the Four Seasons, 209 N. Church St. For information, call 933-6935 or 459-1990.

Trinity Lutheran Church, 433 S. Winstead Ave., will hold a yard sale from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 17. Proceeds benefit the Lutheran World Relief. For information, call 443-7462.

Pittman Grove Missionary Baptist Church will have a Women’s Day service at 4 p.m. May 18.

ONGOING

Valley of Hope Ministries offers prayers on request for individuals. For prayer requests, call 544-5464.

The prayer warriors ministry of Whitakers United Methodist Church offers prayers on request for individuals. For prayer requests, contact Sheila Lanier from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 437-2450.

Mount Zion First Baptist Church, 320 W. Thomas St., will hold prayer and praise service from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays. For information, call 442-1627.

East End Missionary Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave., holds its prayer meeting followed by a verse-by-verse study of 1 Corinthians at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

City of Hope Ministries, 721 Tiffany Blvd., will hold Bible study at 7 p.m. Fridays. For information, call 267-6523.

United Friendship Church of Christ Disciples of Christ, 1213 Scott St., will hold Bible study at 12:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursdays. For information, call 977-1711.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church will offer classes about Catholicism at 7 p.m. Thursdays in the parish hall. For information, call 972-0452, ext. 209, or email rcia@olphrm.com.

Young Men In Purpose, a ministry to boys and young men aspiring to live Christian lives, meets from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second and fourth Saturday at Parker Middle School. For information, call 977-1901.

Graceful Girls, a ministry for girls ages 8-15, will meet from 9 to 11 a.m. every second and fourth Saturday at Fellowship of Christ Church. For information, call 977-1901.

East End Baptist Church, 928 E. Highland Ave., will host a brotherhood meeting from 10 a.m. to noon on the first and third Saturday.

North End Missionary Baptist Church, 500 E. Grand Ave., will distribute free clothing for children and adults from its clothes closet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday. For information, call 446-7755.

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