Mt. Pisgah AME Church

428 N. 41st St.

The Florida Grant Missionary Society presents its annual Christmas Bazaar Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 at 9:30 a.m. the church will have its church school. The worship service will begin at 10:45 a.m. The Rev. Jay B. Broadnax is pastor. For more information, call (215) 386-6181.

Second Baptist Church

of Frankford

1801 Meadow St.

The annual trustee aid Christmas Bazzar with a special appearance from Santa will take place Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The bazaar will include vendors, food, and entertainment. Friday, Dec. 12 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. the SBC drama ministry presents “It’s A Wonderful Life with Jesus.” Food will be sold before and after the show. The Rev. Darrell R. Bradsbery is pastor. For more information, call (215) 533-6222.

Wayland Temple

Baptist Church

2500 W. Cecil B. Moore Ave.

The board of deacons and deaconess of the church presents a brunch theatre event Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event will feature the Stuart Sisters in their production “A Brand New Day” a one hour emotionally charged presentation of the Civil Rights Era. Breakfast and brunch will be served. The Rev. Robert J. Lovett Sr. is pastor. For more information, call (215) 769-0243 or (215) 769-2391.

Mt. Olivet Tabernacle

Baptist Church

647 N. 42nd St.

The Ark of Love Taylor Missionaries of the church will host a community winter/holiday giveaway Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The giveaway will include clothes, shoes, toys, books, and household items.

Grace Community Church

of God of Prophecy

4972-4988 Master St.

“An Evening of Elegance” a formal holiday and awards dinner will be held Saturday, Dec. 6 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Anthony’s Banquet Hall, 4990 State Road in Drexel Hill. The evening will include a catered dinner. Attendees should bring an unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots charity. There will also be a live entertainment, a auction, and door prizes. Sunday, Dec. 7 during the church’s worship service the church will formally present the donation to a Toys for Tots representative. For more information, call (610) 529-1752.

Tindley Temple

United Methodist Church

750-62 S. Broad St.

Sunday, Dec. 7 at 3:30 p.m. the church will celebrate the 57th anniversary of the festival of church music, featuring Handel’s Messiah. The service will begin with an organ recital by Dr. Gordon Turk. The conductor is Dorina Morrow. The Rev. Robert L. Johnson is pastor. For more information, call Levan Gordon at (215) 276-8899.

Star of Hope Baptist Church

7137 Hegeman St.

Sunday, Dec. 7 the church will have its annual family and friends day 20th anniversary celebration. At 9 a.m. the church will have its Sunday school. At 9:30 there will be devotion, praise, and worship. At 10 a.m. the church will have its morning service. The Rev. Hubert B. Barnes will be the speaker. Dinner will be served following the service. The theme is “Family and Friends loving One Another.” The Rev. Hubert B. Barnes is pastor. For more information, call (215) 332-8320.

Church of New Hope and Faith

661 N. 39th St.

The pastor’s aide committee presents a celebration for Bishop James McNeal Jr. is honor of his 76th birthday and his 43 years as pastor Saturday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. at the University City Sheraton Hotel, 3549 Chestnut St. Bishop James McNeal Jr. is pastor. For more information, call (215) 222-7672.

Cedar Park

Presbyterian Church

7740 Limekiln Pike

Saturday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the church presents a “Down Home Christmas Breakfast.” The breakfast will feature food and entertainment. The Rev. Janel Dixon is pastor. For more information, call (215) 549-9775.

Thankful Baptist Church

1608 W. Allegheny Ave.

The church will have a children’s Christmas program on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. There will be an annual presentation of George F. Handel’s “Messiah” at 3 p.m. The Rev. Ivan B. Hewitt is pastor.

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

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