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Church briefs, August 10

First Church of God revival begins Aug. 17

First Church of God, College Street, Hustonville, will hold revival services Aug. 17-21 at 6:30 p.m. Evangelist is Bro. Dan Frederick. There will be special singing each night. Everyone welcome.

Hope Full Gospel chicken/fish sale Saturday

Hope Full Gospel Church, 193 Martin Luther King, will be having a fish and chicken sale on Saturday, Aug. 11 starting at 12:30 p.m. Call (859) 238-0192 to place orders. Deliveries are available. Rev. Sharon Johnson, pastor.

Allen Chapel homecoming canceled

MORELAND — Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, Moreland has canceled its homecoming service for Sunday, Aug. 12 due to flooding of the church that occurred on June 26.

St.James AME 145th anniversary Sunday

St. James African Methodist Episcopal Church “145th Anniversary” – 3 p.m., Sunday August 12, 124 E. Walnut Street, Danville, Rev. Ralph Boyd Smith, pastor. Afternoon Guest Preacher will be Minister, Dr. Marcus M. Stallworth, pastor of Wayman Chapel United Methodist Church, Elberton, Ga. Afternoon musical guest will be The Voices of Unity of Lancaster. Dinner will be served following morning worship.

Aliceton Holiness camp meeting begins Aug. 16

Aliceton Holiness Camp Meeting, Gravel Switch, will be held Aug. 16-26 at 7 p.m. each evening. Speakers: Aug. 16, Evangelist Bro. Dwight Coffman; Aug. 17, Evangelist Bro. Dwight Coffman; Aug. 18, Bro. Dwight Coffman; Aug. 19, Bro. Joey Carangan; Aug. 20, Bro. John Walker; Aug. 21, Bro. Doug Lester; Aug. 22, Bro. Troy Mattingly; Aug. 23, Bro. Jeff Sparks; Aug. 24, 7 Bro. Jamie Hamilton; Aug. 25, Bro. Stacy Wilson; Sunday, Aug. 26, 12:30 p.m., potluck lunch, everyone please bring one or two side dishes. Camp provides chicken, rolls and drinks. Sunday afternoon service at 2 p.m. Evangelist JR Fields.

Hope & Help Crusade ‘community blitz’ Saturday

Supporters of the upcoming Hope & Help Crusade will be participating in a “community blitz” Saturday, Aug. 11. It is open to anyone who would like to be a part of the outreach for the non-denominational crusade.

Teams will be going door to door inviting the public to the 4-day event, which is scheduled for Aug. 26-29 at The Showroom in Danville.

On Saturday from 9-9:30 a.m. participants are to be at Southern Heights Baptist Church, located at 550 Roy Arnold Blvd. to be given identification badges and distribution materials. After prayer and dividing up into teams, they will go out into the city to invite the public to the crusade.

At 12:30, they will return to Southern Heights where lunch will be provided by members of Pleasant Run Baptist Church.

Teams will go out again from 1:30-4 p.m.

The Hope & Help Crusade evangelist will be Dr. Don Whitt. On Sunday, children’s activities will begin at 5 p.m. Services will be Sunday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. each night.

Mountain Anthems Choir performing tonight

LIBERTY — The Mountain Anthems Choir from Sallesbury, Pennsylvania, will be in concert at 7 p.m. tonight, Aug. 10 at the Galilean Home Gym, located at  712 South Fork Church Road, Liberty. Admission is free.

MOPS organization having kick off event

The Christian organization, MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), is having a kickoff party for its first get-together after summer break from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 23 at Party on Air, located at 471 Whirlaway Drive. MOPS is an international organization for mothers-to-be and those with children to age 5.

The group meets the second Thursday of every month from August through May from 9-11 a.m. at Indian Hills Christian Church. The first regular meeting will be Sept. 13. Registration fee is $60.

At each monthly meeting there will be food, guest speakers and discussion groups which will be relevant to mothers. At the same time, children will have a lesson, do a craft, hear a story and have play time.

In addition to the organized meetings there will also be a monthly “Mom’s Night Out” and a playdate for the children.

MOPS began 19 years ago in the Danville area and has reached more than 750 parents of 1,600 children.