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New Year's Eve Watch Night Service
from December 31, 2017 10:00 pm     .     January 1, 2018 12:15 am
Watchnight service has add significance and history in the African American Community. Many slaves were said to have gathered in churches on New Year's Eve, in 1862, to await news and confirmation of the enactment of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln, on January 1, 1863. This New Years' Eve worship has continued as a time to celebrate the ending of one year and beginning of another year with  singing, praying, exhorting, and preaching of the goodness of God.

Email: info@fbph.org
Location: First Baptist Penn Hills
Address:   7450 Chadwick Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15235

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