Baptist Church

4948 Locust St.

The Gospel Music Preservation Alliance presents the Black History and Honors Service Saturday, March 14, at 5 p.m. This year’s musical guest will be Stellar Award winner Beverly Crawford. This year’s honorees will be John Winslow, notable photographer and Bernard Pinder, original member of Philadelphia’s male Gospel Groups, the Edwin Newberry Singers. For more information, call Serena Blanco at (267) 879-7535 or email her at

New Joy Missionary

Baptist Church

2314 W. Allegheny Ave.

The women’s ministry will host a prayer breakfast Saturday, March 14 at 8:30 a.m. The Rev. Charlene Elliott will be the guest speaker. The Rev. Joseph Fuller Jr. is pastor. For more information, call (215) 225-9005.

New Covenant Church

of Philadelphia

7500 Germantown Ave.

The Educational Resources and Endowment Committee will hold its second annual scholarship luncheon and college fair Saturday, March 14. The college fair will be from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Twenty-one colleges and universities will be represented during the fair. The luncheon will start at 12 p.m. Lonnie Hunter will be the Master of Ceremonies. Bishop Milton Grannum and Hyacinth Bobb Grannum will close out the program. For more information, call the church office at (215) 247-7500.

The Pentecostal Clergy

of Philadelphia

1159 E. Chelten Ave.

The 15th annual anniversary fellowship dinner will be held Saturday, March 14 at 4 p.m at the main auditorium of Chestnut Hill Church of God in Christ. Bishop Ernest Morris, pastor of Mt. Airy Church of God in Christ, will be the guest speaker. State Senator Anthony Williams will be the civic keynote civic speaker. For more information, call Dorothy Sturgis (215) 991-9830.

Grace Baptist Church

of Germantown

25 W. Johnson St.

The African American Heritage Ministry presents an afternoon with the renown scholar, poet, and activist Sonia Sanchez Sunday, March 15 at 1:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Marlene G. Patterson at (215) 849-7548.

Mt. Hebron

Baptist Church

1419 Wharton St.

A revival will take place Monday, March 16 to Wednesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. The Rev. Alyn Waller, pastor of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, will be the revivalist. For more information, call (215) 467-7202.

Star of Hope

Baptist Church

7137 Hegerman St.

The men’s day committee presents 100 Black Men service Saturday, March 21 at 4 p.m. The program will feature several male chorus groups from the Philadelphia area. The Rev. Warren Mays, pastor of Second Baptist Church in Media, will be the guest preacher. The Rev. Hubert B. Barnes is pastor. For more information, call (215) 332-1130.

St. Malachy’s

Catholic Church

1429 N. 11th St.

The second annual Voices of Power will take place Sunday, March 22, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Join hundreds of Philadelphians for a multi-faith, multi-racial music celebration and help fuel POWER’s efforts for school funding. The event will also feature the Rev. Carol Wright Awards. For more information, call (215) 763-1305.

St. Joseph

Baptist Church

5412 Vine St.

There will be a play “The Cup” written by Constance Ringgold performed on Sunday, March 22 at 4 p.m. The Rev. W. Gregory Fleming is pastor.

The African Episcopal

Church of St. Thomas

6361 Lancaster Ave.

The St. Thomas Gospel Choir presents a Palm Sunday concert Sunday, March 29, at 4 p.m. The concert will be directed by Walt Blocker. A reception will follow the concert. The Rev. Martini Shaw is rector. For more information, call (215) 473-3065.

Mt. Pisgah

A.M.E. Church

306 Warwick Rd.

Lawnside, N.J.

The Stewardess Board “A” presents an Easter celebration with excerpts from Handel’s “Messiah” Part II and Part III and excerpts from “The Life of Christ” Friday, April 3 at 7 p.m. The concert will also feature guest soloists, vocal ensembles, and instrumental ensembles. The Rev. Linda Ellerbe is pastor.

St. Matthew

A.M.E. Church

215 N. 57th St.

Race for the Cure “Team Healing Hands” in partnership with the Philadelphia affiliate of Susan G. Komen will host a Breast Cancer Awareness health fair, featuring Dr. Edith Mitchell, medical oncologist at Jefferson’s Kimmel Center Saturday, April 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Representatives from Drexel Hahnemann will be scheduling mammograms for under and uninsured women. For more information, call (267) 844-8892.


Baptist Church

6122 Haverford Ave.

The Hospitality Ministry will be presenting its annual luncheon and fashion show Saturday, May 16 at 11:30 a.m. The event will take place at the Drexelbrook Banquet Facility. The Rev. Garth G. Gittens is pastor. For more information, call (610) 626-0202.

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

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