Local Church Events and Announcements

A Call To Action: Concert Of Prayer If My People . . . Will Pray

On Saturday, April 13 the Women Extraordinaire (WE) Women’s Ministry & Fellowship of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church will hold its’ annual community-wide “Call to Action Concert of Prayer” from 10 a.m. to 12 Noon at the Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 701 East Delavan Avenue. As our national, state and local communities, schools and families grapple with a myriad of issues – abortion, gentrification, murder, disintegration of the family – We invite you to answer this call to prayer as we humble ourselves before God, seeking the Lord for wisdom, favor, and grace for the challenges faced on a daily basis. Rev. William Gillison is Host Pastor.
For more information, please call Shirley Wood at 716.895.7494 or by email at wemobc@gmail.com .

The Potter’s House Church Annual Women’s Conference 

The Potter’s House Church will host their Annual Women’s Conference, April 12 – 14. On Friday the worship service and panel discussion will begin at 7p.m. at the Potter’s House, 723 7th St., there is no charge for the conference on Friday.  Rev. Gwendolyn Weatherly is the speaker.

On Saturday  at 9a.m. the Prayer Breakfast is at Hyatt Place Niagara, 310 Rainbow Blvd. Rev. Arlise Carson of Long Island, NY is the breakfast speaker. The cost of the Prayer Breakfast is $25 per adult and $20 per youth 12 years and younger. The conference will culminate Sunday morning at 10am at the Potter’s House Church. For additional information call 716-285-3445.

Miracle Missions Celebrates 68th Birthday of Overseer, Dr. James A. Lewis III

Join Miracle Missions Full Gospel Church as we host a Birthday Celebration for Overseer, Dr. James A. Lewis III, Senior Pastor.  This joyous event takes place 3pm April 13 at True Bethel Baptist Church located at 907 E. Ferry Street.  Special Guest helping to celebrate his 68th birthday include The New Beginnings Chorale, Gospel Music Workshop WNY Chapter, Bethesda World Harvest Int. Praise Team, Cantor Penny Myers of Temple Beth Zion, Antioch Baptist Church Mass Choir, Antioch Holiness Choir and Min. Katrina Hunley-Jarrett. You will be blessed by musical selections rendered by our guest choirs.  We welcome all to join us! Master and Mistress of Ceremony Apostle Garney Davis and Pastor Marquitta Whitehead.

Spring Fling Garden Expo and Egg Hunt

FruitBelt Coalition/Fruit of the City is sponsoring their annual Spring fling Garden expo and Easter Egg Hunt  for children 1-12 Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at The Church of the Latter-day Saints, 145 Goodell Street. For more Info or to confirm attendance call 893-6428.

St. John Baptist Church Passion Week Youth     Revival And Youth Musical Production

St. John Baptist Church, 184 Goodell Street will have a Youth Revival during Passion Week Monday, April 15th and Tuesday, April 16th at 7:00 pm. and on Wednesday, April 17  at  7:00 p.m. MDL PRODUCTIONS with Minister Wynetta McElveen and Dr. Robert J. Lowe will present “A YOUTH NIGHT OF PASSION” MUSICAL PRODUCTION. Please join us as we support and encourage the Youth of Buffalo. Overseer Michael Chapman is pastor.

Women’s Fellowship of New Hope Baptist Church “When Your Light Shines” Brunch

The Women’s Fellowship of New Hope Baptist Church, Niagara Falls NY Reverend Harvey Kelly Pastor, will sponsor a “When Your Light Shines” Brunch to be held at the Church 1122 Buffalo Avenue April 13 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for children under 12 years of age. A delicious brunch, some gifted and talented ladies in the congregation will demonstrate some of their crafts; cake decorating, vegetable and fruit carving, gardening tips and more. The guest speaker will be Tina Gregory-Schultz, a gifted and talented woman of God who is a local educator, vocalist, and nurse. All are welcome. For more information call the church at 282-8118 or email nhbcnf@hotmail.com

38th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration of Pastor James R. Banks II

Faith Missionary Baptist Church located at 626 Humboldt Parkway, is excited to announce the 38th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration of Pastor James R. Banks II Wednesday, April 10, at 7:00 p.m. Pastor Ulysees O. Wingo, Sr. and the Antioch Baptist Church Family will worship with us. On Sunday, April 28, at 10:45 a.m. thru closing out celebration feature  Pastor Elgin J. Taylor, Sr. Pastor of The Sweet Pilgrim Baptist Church of Albany New York and his congregation. All are invited.

 U.C.C.B. Holy Week Celebration

We invite the community to our first U.C.C.B. Holy Week Celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ beginning Monday, April 15th through Friday April 19. The schedule is as follows:

*Monday 4/15- Temple of Christ, 1230 Genesee St.

*Tuesday 4/16- Kingdom Dimension Ministries, 582 Kensington Ave.

*Wednesday 4/17-New Alliance Assembly, 1230 Genesee St. (Temple of Christ edifice)

*Thursday 4/18- Mt. Hope Community Church, 1326 Broadway

*Friday 4/19- True Word      Anointed Ministries of Jesus Christ, 195 Schemck St., North Tonawanda

Services begin each night at 6:30 P.M. The community is invited to join us for this most sacred time of year! U.C.C.B., is a diverse collaboration of churches, community groups, and faith-based organizations that serve as the “voice for the voiceless” in regard to issues of social justice, discrimination, and inequality. Pastor Charles H. Walker ll, President Bishop James Foye Jr., Vice-President.