Mt. Olivet Tabernacle

Baptist Church

647 N. 42nd St.

The missionary ministry will host a fall community giveaway on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The giveaway will include free clothing, shoes, books, toys, and houseware. For more information, call (215) 386-5638.

Cathedral of Faith

Baptist Church

1801 Cambria St.

The nurses ministry will celebrate with their 35th annual service on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 3 p.m. The Rev. Jameel Slaon will be the guest preacher. For more information, call (215) 276-0464.

Haven Peniel

United Methodist Church

2301 W. Oxford St.

On Sunday, Nov. 9 the church presents its men’s day. The Rev. David Brown, deacon of Arch Street United Methodist Church, will be the guest speaker of the 11 a.m. service. The Rev. Perry Johnson, associate pastor of care view community church, will be the guest speaker for the 3 p.m. service. The 4th annual Veterans Day celebration and luncheon will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 11 from 1-5 p.m. Thomas Costley, president and co-founder of The United States Black Cavalry Family, will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Gertrude Duckett is pastor. For more information, call (215) 765-7119.

Janes Memorial

United Methodist Church

47 E. Haines St.

The church will celebrate its 42nd anniversary with a service on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 10:45 a.m. The theme is “Growing in Grace as We Grow in Years.” Come enjoy uplifting music by the churches choir and musicians, graceful liturgical dance, and a spirit filled sermon by guest speaker the Rev. Keith Goodman, pastor of North Philadelphia SPA Church. The service will be followed by dinner served in the Nichols Fellowship Hall. The Rev. Andrew L. Foster III is pastor. For more information, call the church office at(215) 844-9564.

St. Paul’s Baptist Church

1000 Wallace St.

A Gospel concert featuring St. Paul’s inspirational choir and international recording artist Kathy Sledge on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 3 p.m. The Rev. Leslie D. Callahan is pastor. For more information and ticket prices, call the church’s office at (215) 763-1502.

First African Baptist Church

901 Clifton Ave.

Celebrate the 29th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Richard A. Dent and first lady Beatrice Dent with a service on Sunday, Nov. 16 at 9:45 a.m. The Voices of Joy will be performing. The Rev. Edward Sparkman, pastor of Shiloh Baptist Church, will be the guest preacher. A reception will be held after the morning service in the Agape room. The Rev. Richard A. Dent is pastor. For more information, call (610) 461-0350.

First Unitarian Church

2125 Chestnut St.

Founder and president of Legacy Pathways LLC, Dr. Joi C. Spraggins, will deliver remarks at the City of Philadelphia’s observance of the first annual International Day of Prayer for Men and Boys on Saturday, Nov. 16. The event will be hosted by Dr. Samuel Bernard Lackey Jr. at his “Sunday With Sam” program from 3-7 p.m. For more information, call (215) 908-9640.

Tyree AME Church

38th and Hamilton St.

On Nov. 28 the church will have its Dorothy Odom’s Day of Sharing. This is a special day of giving a hot Thanksgiving Dinner and clothing to the homeless. The Rev. Esther L. Seals is pastor.

Contact staff writer Chanel Hill at (215) 893-5716 or at

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