Church Circuit

Thanksgiving Food Drive
    NOV. 8—The Outreach Ministry of St. James Roman Catholic Church, 306 St. James Lane, New Alexandria, will host its annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Through Nov. 21, the church will collect non-perishable Thanksgiving-oriented food donations in the church vestibule to distribute to needy members of the church. Remaining food will be given to a local food pantry or the Delmont Food Bank. For more information, call 724-668-2829.

Fall Bazaar
    NOV. 8—Aspinwall Presbyterian Church, 229 Center Ave., Aspinwall, will host its annual Fall Bazaar from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. The event will include Attic Treasures, a Chinese auction, baked goods sale, jewelry, toys, books, CDs/DVDs and kitchenware. Food will be available. For more information, call 412-781-2884.

Pre-Holiday Craft Show
    NOV. 8—The Women of the Church of the Holy Cross Episcopal Church, 7507 Kelly St., Homewood, will host a Pre-Holiday Craft Fair from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Refreshments will be sold. For more information, call 412-242-3209 or email

Youth Day
    NOV. 9—Antioch Baptist Church, 332 Elizabeth St., Sewickley, will host their annual Youth Day at 10:45 a.m. The theme is “I know who I am.” The guest speaker will be Rev. Larry Bunch of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church. The church’s youth will lead the morning service, and the Girls of Praise and Antioch Boyz will glorify the Lord with their gifts. For more information, visit

Pastoral Anniversary Celebration
    NOV. 9—Clark Memorial Baptist Church, 1301 Glenn St., Homestead, will host their Pastoral Anniversary Week Celebration at 11 a.m. The celebration, which will be run through Nov. 16, will honor Rev. James Douglas Burwell for his 18 years of service. The theme is “Refreshed, Restored and Ready.” Guest preachers for the weeklong event include Bishop Jonathan Stewart, Bishop Gerald Loyd, Bishop Arthur Brown, Bishop Ray Lankford, Bishop Linwood Lewis, Rev. Brenda Gregg, Bishop Loran Mann, Rev. Gil Duncan IV and Rev. Donald Turner. For more information, call 412-371-5335 or visit

Men’s Day
    NOV. 16—New Destiny CME Church, 1018 Bidwell St., North Side, will host its Men’s Day at 3 p.m. The theme is “Christian Men Learning and Working Together.” Special guests include Voices for Christ, Bob Finch, Keenan 7th Angel and Pastor Brian Wright. For more information, call Louis “Hop” Kendrick at 412-661-5169.

    NOV. 16—Morningside COGIC, 5173 Dearborn St., Garfield, will host the “Rejoice & Again I Say Rejoice” Musical at 3:30 p.m. There will be a delicious dinner served after the program. For more information, call Cathy Bryant at 412-853-2022 or email

Pastoral Anniversary
    NOV. 16—First Baptist Church of Penn Hills and Western Penn Hills Community Action Inc. will host the 25th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration of Rev. James E. and Dr. Sheila J. Hunt from 5-9 p.m. at the LeMont Restaurant, 1114 Grandview Ave., Mt. Washington. The Black Tie Affair will include a dinner buffet, live music and entertainment. Reservations are required. For more information, call 412-371-5335 or visit
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