First Apostolic Gathering of New Milford, Inc. will welcome guest Duane Black of Ridgefield to its services Aug. 10 at 8 and 11 a.m.

Black, an associate in missions in Asia and a certified Purpose Institute Singapore graduate, will be the guest speaker for the gathering held in the chapel at St. Peter's Masonic Lodge on Aspetuck Avenue.

Black is the son of Thomas and Priscilla Black, who oversees the mission's work in New Milford.

He is a fourth-generation Pentecostal and is doing the work of the ministry as he travels throughout Asia.

He is a graduate of Binghamton University and holds a master's degree in education from the University of New Haven.

Black has been teaching at several international schools.

First Apostolic will also have a back to school prayer of blessings service Aug. 24 at 11 a.m.

For more information, email pblack35@comcast.net or call 203-431-9768.