World famous organist will today
at Salem First Friends Church
SALEM – World famous organist, Hector Olivera, will be in concert at 7 p.m. today at the First Friends Church, 1028 Jennings Ave.
Olivera will perform on the Roland Electronic Organ and make it sound like a full orchestra, big band, jazz band, and pipe organ. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased by calling the church at 330-332-0001.
Weaver Believer Survival Revival will
being Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church
SALEM – The Weaver Believer Survival Revival kicks off at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday at the Calvary Baptist Church, 1779 Depot Road. For more information contact www.weaverbeliever.com.
Rally Day scheduled Sept. 22 at
Columbiana Grace Church
COLUMBIANA – Rally Day is Sept. 22 at Grace Church featuring the sermon, “Do You Care About Lost Things?” Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. with children’s classes through high school and three adult classes.
Worship begins at 10:45 a.m. featuring a skit titled “The Lost Sheep.” Coffee hour follows with cake and punch available.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church will
sponsor The Banquet in Salem
SALEM – The Banquet in Salem will celebrate its 10th-year anniversary from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building on East State Street.
The meal will be sponsored by the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, one of the founding members. Dinner includes hot turkey sandwiches, mashed potatoes and gravy, peas, applesauce, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and ice cream sundaes. Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
Food pantry will be open Sept. 25
at East Palestine Grace Lutheran Church
EAST PALESTINE The food pantry at Grace Lutheran Church, 87 W. Grant St., will be open from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 25. The pantry is open to East Palestine School District residents only.
‘Soup to go’ will be available Oct. 2 at
Robbins United Methodist Church
WASHINGTONVILLE – “Soup to go” will be available on the first Wednesday of the month, beginning Oct. 2, at the Robbins United Methodist Church, 100 High St.
Quarts of homemade soups in different varieties will be sold at $6 each at the “drive-thru” pick-up from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information call 330-427-2035.
Chicken and gravy over biscuit dinners
will be served at Ellsworth Presbyterian
ELLSWORTH – Chicken and gravy over biscuit dinners will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at Ellsworth Presbyterian Church, 11171 Akron-Canfield Road. Dinners include mashed potatoes, a vegetable, dessert and beverage.
Cost is $8 for adults, and $3.50 for children ages 4 to 11. Carryouts are available. For more information call Sherry Weamer at 330-538-3771.
Annual craft show scheduled Nov. 16
at the St. Jude Activity Center
COLUMBIANA – St. Jude Women’s Guild is sponsoring its annual St. Jude Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 in the St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh St.
The show features handcrafted and homemade items, a Chinese auction, bake sale and prize raffle.
A lunch counter offers a varied menu including homemade vegetable beef soup. Craft vendors are needed. For an applications call 330-482-2351.
Support group for the bereaved will
be held Sept. 22 & 29 at St. Jude Church
COLUMBIANA – “Seasons of Hope,” a support group for the bereaved, will meet at 4 p.m. Sept. 22 and 29 at St. Jude Church.
This ongoing support group meets for prayer, scripture, faith sharing, and fellowship. For more information contact Chris Evans at 330-402-5450 or the church office at 330-482-2351.
Centenary United Methodist Church
featuring Great Pumpkin Patch
EAST PALESTINE – Centenary United Methodist Church will feature its annual Great Pumpkin Patch located on the front lawn at the church at 40 S. Market St.
There will be various items for sale, including pumpkins of all shapes and sizes and other seasonal decorations. The Pumpkin Patch will be open Sept. 21 through Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to dusk on Mondays through Saturdays and also from noon to dusk on Sundays.
All proceeds support the United Methodist Youth Fellowship Fund. For more information call 330-426-2629.
North Lima Mennonite Church will
be serving breakfast buffet Sept. 28?
NORTH LIMA – A breakfast buffet will be available from 7 to 10 a.m. Sept. 28 at the North Lima Mennonite Church.
Donations will be accepted for the all-you-can-eat buffet which include eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, potatoes, homemade rolls, sausage gravy and biscuits, peppers and mushrooms, and beverages. For more information call the church at 330-549-2333.
Blackwood Quartet will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sept. 29 at the church. Admission is free, however, a free-will offering will be taken.
Men of Faith ‘Rally in the Valley 2014’
will be held today at Das Dutch Haus
COLUMBIANA – The Men of Faith “Rally in the Valley 2014” monthly meeting begins at 8 a.m. today at Das Dutch Haus, 150 E. state Route 14. The theme is “Standing in the Presence of Greatness” by speaker David Kohout. Special music will me provided by Ohio Valley Teen Challenge Choir. The honoree for the day is Joe Greasel. All canned goods collected will go to St. Vincent’s De Paul in Leetonia.
The first team meeting for Rally 2014 begins at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at Leesburg Church of God of Prophecy, 2396 Leesburg-Grove City Road, Mercer, Pa. For more information call Skip Kifer at 330-502-2954, Walter “Bing” Newton at 330-427-6578 or Bob Weber at 330-382-1391. The fall trip for Sept. 26 is “The Hoppers/Hartville.”
Spaghetti dinner set in East Rochester
EAST ROCHESTER – The public is invited to a spaghetti and meatballs dinner from 3:30 to 6 p.m. today at the New Alexander Christian Church, 9665 Rochester Road. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children. Carryouts are available.
‘Chicken drive-by’ set in Leetonia
LEETONIA – The Leetonia United Methodist Church at 50 Lisbon St. will hold its monthly “chicken drive-by” from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 19, or until sold out. The meal consists of a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $7. Proceeds will be used for the new roof for the church.
Rummage sale in New Garden
NEW GARDEN – The public is invited to a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 and 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 14 at the New Garden Church on Route 9. Lunch will be available featuring homemade soups and pies, sandwiches, pop and coffee.
Crimson Flood tickets offered
SALEM – Tickets are still available for the Crimson Flood concert which begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at the First Christian Church, 1151 E. Sixth St. Free tickets are available by calling 330-332-4150. A love offering will be taken for the group that hails from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.
Survival Revival planned
SALEM – The Weaver Believer Survival Revival kicks off at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Calvary Baptist Church, 1779 Depot Road, Salem.
The group is comprised of Paul and Chris Weaver who have been married for 25 years, and their eight children, ages 23 to 11, seven of whom travel with them. They were named Bluegrass Band of the Year 2009 by the Georgia Country and Gospel Music Association. For more information contact www.weaverbeliever.com.
‘Seasons of Hope’ to meet
COLUMBIANA – “Seasons of Hope,” a support group for the bereaved, will meet at 4 p.m. Sept. 22 and 29 at St. Jude Church. This ongoing support group meets for prayer, scripture, faith sharing, and fellowship. For more information contact Chris Evans at 330-402-5450 or the church office at 330-482-2351.
Father Kraynak headed to Ravenna
RAVENNA – Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown, has named the Rev. William Kraynak pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Ravenna, effective Aug. 31.
Father Kraynak was ordained June 6, 1981, following seminary studies at Mt. St. Mary Seminary in Cincinnati. He served as associate pastor at St. Paul Parish in Salem, St. Louis Parish in Louisville, St. Charles Parish in Boardman and St. Joseph Parish in Canton. Father Kraynak served as pastor at Sacred Heart of Mary Parish in Harrisburg and St. Joan of Arc Parish in Canton.
Father Kraynak also served as chaplain for the Knights of Columbus, as a member of the Priest Personnel Board, the Council for Catechesis of the Board of Religious Education, the Priest retirement Board and the Priests Council.
Chicken dinner set in North Lima
NORTH LIMA – The Calvary United Methodist Church at 12062 South Ave. Ext. will host its monthly drive-thru chicken dinner from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 12. The meal includes a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $6.
Grief Share to resume Sept. 18
NEW WATERFORD – Grief Share, a weekly outreach ministry designed to offer support to families grieving the loss of a loved one, resumes at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in the social room of Abundant Life Fellowship. Facilitators are George and Betty Welker, Rick Brown, and Jay Radman, pastor of Lord’s Community Church in East Liverpool.
To register call Betty Welker at 330-549-3455 or the church office at 330-457-7317. For more information visit www.griefshare.org.
Author to speak in North Lima
NORTH LIMA – New York Times Best Selling Author, Don Piper, will speak at at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive. He is the author of “90 Minutes in Heaven – A True Story of Death and Life.” According to the press release provided, “on his way home from a church conference in 1989, Piper’s Ford Escort was struck head-on by an 18-wheeler. He was killed instantly – pronounced dead by four sets of paramedics. But God worked a miracle and sent him back to a broken body.” To date, 34 surgical procedures have taken place. A free-will offering will be taken. For more information call 330-549-2333.
St. Jude Craft Show planned
COLUMBIANA – St. Jude Women’s Guild is sponsoring its annual St. Jude Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 in the St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh St. Craft vendors are needed. For an applications call 330-482-2351.
Men’s breakfast set at church
EAST LIVERPOOL – Men of all ages are invited to the buffet-style men’s breakfast at 8 a.m. today at NorthSide Community Church, 702 Orchard Grove Ave. Donations will be accepted at the door.
The agenda includes: 8 a.m., Bob Weber and Pastor Larry Rose, opening/blessing of the food; 8:45 a.m., Bill Crawford, Team MoJo; 8:55 a.m., Bobby Headley, Youth With A Purpose; 9 a.m., Walter “Bing” Newton, Men of Faith Rally in the Valley founder ; 9:15 a.m., Mike Neese, Men of Faith Prayer Warriors; 9:20 a.m., Men of Faith Cross Walkers; 9:25 a.m., Ron Elkins, Men of Faith area coordinators; 9:30 a.m., Ohio Valley Teen Challenge Choir; and 10 a.m. Pastor Lewis Macklin, devotions and closing prayer.
Men are urged to bring canned goods to be donated to The Center in Midland Pa. For more information call Weber at 330-382-1391.