CHURCH HAPPENINGS

Banquet in Salem features chicken tenderloin

SALEM The family of a very special person will sponsor the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. Chicken tenderloin, scalloped potatoes, three-bean salad, beets, applesauce, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit, cookies and ice cream will be served.

Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

Breakfast buffet offered at North Lima church

NORTH LIMA – An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will be available from 7 to 10 a.m. May 31 at the North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive. Donations will be accepted. Items on the buffet will include eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, potatoes, homemade rolls, sausage gravy and biscuits, peppers and mushrooms and beverages.

The Bontrager Family Singers will be in concert at 7 p.m. June 20 at the church. The event is not ticketed but a free-will offering will be taken.

The Bontrager Family Singers is a family music group from eastern Iowa. The family consists of Marlin and Becky and their 10 children, ages 5-22. They have traveled extensively throughout the United States and Canada, sharing in word and song through a unique, refreshing gospel/bluegrass style.

For more information call the church at 330-549-2333.

Church at the Center to worship at park June 8

SALEM – The Church at the Center is hosting a community worship service at 10:30 a.m. June 8 at Centennial Park pavilion one. A worship concert will be presented by Imago Dei. Bring a lawn chair and a friend.

Yard sale, hot dogs set

at Emmanuel Lutheran

SALEM The public is invited to a yard sale and hot dog sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 7 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Education Building, on South Broadway Avenue.

Calla Community Church goes on summer hours

CANFIELD – Summer hours begin Sunday and continue until September at Calla Community Church. The worship service starts at 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

Dan Schall to perform at Damascus Methodist

DAMASCUS – Dan Schall of Zelienople, Pa., will present a concert at 10:10 a.m. June 15 at the Damascus United Methodist Church. Schall stutters when he speaks, but the Lord has granted him with a singing voice of praise to share the Lord’s words through music.

He worked a full-time job for the last 30 years and still continued to give 100 to 125 concerts a year. In the fall of 2001, he resigned his job and formed Dan Schall Ministries.

He and his wife Linda travel thousands of miles each year spreading the Gospel message. For more information visit DanSchall.org.

Drive-thru chicken dinners offered

NORTH LIMA – Drive-thru chicken dinners will be sold from 3 to 6 p.m. June 12 at Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave. Ext. The meal consists of a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $6 per dinner. Reservations may be made by calling the church at 330-549-2588.

CHURCH HAPPENINGS

  • Breakfast offered in Damascus today

DAMASCUS The monthly community breakfast will be served from 7 to 11 a.m. today at the Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road. The suggested donation is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 10.

Celtic-style worship service planned

SALEM – The First Presbyterian Church of Salem will present a Celtic-style worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Included will be musical selections from “The Celtic Choir” by Joseph M. Martin, “The Deer’s Cry,” “You Raise Me Up” and “The Blessing.”

Accompanying the choir will be a small consort ensemble of flute, violin, cello, guitar, piano and percussion. Featured vocal soloists are Cheryl Kekel and Jayne Bricker. This musical presentation will be a part of regular worship service and is open to the public. Nancy McNeal and Gary Kekel will provide keyboard accompaniment. John Krauss is director of music. Stephen Holter, bagpiper, will open the service with a special musical selection.

EP church to help host Safety Town

EAST PALESTINE – In connection with the East Palestine Police and Fire Department, the East Palestine Nazarene Church, will host Safety Town from 10 a.m. to noon June 9-13 at the East Palestine Community Center at City Park. Children entering preschool, kindergarten and first grade (or ages 4-7 by June 9 this year) are invited.

Safety Town is a one-week course focusing on teaching children about fire safety, 911 emergency calls, “Stranger Danger,” bike and bus safety, etc. Cost is $10 due at registration from 6 to 7 p.m. May 19 or 2 to 3 p.m. May 25 at the church.

Baquet in Salem offers stuffed chicken breast

SALEM – The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The menu offers stuffed chicken breast, smashed red-skinned potatoes, mixed vegetables, salad, fresh fruit and vegetables, brownies and ice cream. Next week’s meal is sponsored by St. Paul Team I and co-sponsored by Friends Roastery.

Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

CHURCH HAPPENINGS

Breakfast offered at North Benton church

NORTH BENTON – The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat community breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. today at the North Benton Presbyterian Church. Cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for ages 6 to 12.

Pancake breakfast in New Waterford

NEW WATERFORD – The “pancakes plus breakfast” will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. today at the New Waterford United Methodist Church, 46925 S. State St. Donations will be accepted.

Mother’s Day service set in Gavers

GAVERS – Corporal Joe Hendricks of East Liverpool will deliver the sermon at 9:30 a.m. Mother’s Day, May 11, at New Lebanon Presbyterian Church on Route 518.

The youth of the church will perform songs and a poem to honor the mothers of the church. The youth will also have prizes for the “winning” mothers in many categories.

Chicken barbecue planned May 17

NORTH LIMA A chicken barbecue will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. May 17 at Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave. The meal includes half a chicken, baked potato, applesauce, green beans, rolls, beverage and pie. Cost is $9 for adults and $7 for ages 12 and under. Carryouts are available. Proceeds will further the ministries of Calvary church and surrounding communities.

Damascus preschool registrations accepted

DAMASCUS – Registrations are now being accepted for the 2014-15 school year at the Damascus United Methodist Preschool, 300 Valley Road. Classes are available for 3, 4 and 5-year-olds. Two, three and five-day programs are available. For more information call 330-537-3031.

Chicken dinners offered at Lettonia church

LEETONIA – The Leetonia United Methodist Church at 50 Lisbon St. will serve chicken dinners from 4 to 6 p.m. May 15, or until sold out. The meal consists of a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and brownie. Cost is $7. Proceeds will be used for the new roof at the church.

Drive-thru ham dinner planned May 13

COLUMBIANA – A drive-thru ham dinner will be sold beginning at 4 p.m. May 13 at Columbiana First United Methodist Church, 210 S. Main St. Cost is $7.

Banquet in Salem offers sloppy joes

SALEM – The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. Friends of the Banquet will sponsor the meal. The menu offers sloppy joes, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, fresh veggies and fruit and ice cream.

Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

Linda Weber to minister in Minerva

MINERVA – Linda Weber, founder of Sole Purpose Ministries, will minister at 7 p.m. May 22-24 at Bayard Grange Hall. Admission is free. Weber is an ordained full gospel minister and a gospel recording artist. Bayard Grange is located on the east side of Minerva at 22242 U.S. Route 30. For more information contact spministries.com or 740-502-2931.

CHURCH HAPPENINGS

Breakfast offered at North Benton church

NORTH BENTON – The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat community breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. today at the North Benton Presbyterian Church. Cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for ages 6 to 12.

Pancake breakfast in New Waterford

NEW WATERFORD – The “pancakes plus breakfast” will be served from 8 to 11 a.m. today at the New Waterford United Methodist Church, 46925 S. State St. Donations will be accepted.

Mother’s Day service set in Gavers

GAVERS – Corporal Joe Hendricks of East Liverpool will deliver the sermon at 9:30 a.m. Mother’s Day, May 11, at New Lebanon Presbyterian Church on Route 518.

The youth of the church will perform songs and a poem to honor the mothers of the church. The youth will also have prizes for the “winning” mothers in many categories.

Chicken barbecue planned May 17

NORTH LIMA A chicken barbecue will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. May 17 at Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave. The meal includes half a chicken, baked potato, applesauce, green beans, rolls, beverage and pie. Cost is $9 for adults and $7 for ages 12 and under. Carryouts are available. Proceeds will further the ministries of Calvary church and surrounding communities.

Damascus preschool registrations accepted

DAMASCUS – Registrations are now being accepted for the 2014-15 school year at the Damascus United Methodist Preschool, 300 Valley Road. Classes are available for 3, 4 and 5-year-olds. Two, three and five-day programs are available. For more information call 330-537-3031.

Chicken dinners offered at Lettonia church

LEETONIA – The Leetonia United Methodist Church at 50 Lisbon St. will serve chicken dinners from 4 to 6 p.m. May 15, or until sold out. The meal consists of a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and brownie. Cost is $7. Proceeds will be used for the new roof at the church.

Drive-thru ham dinner planned May 13

COLUMBIANA – A drive-thru ham dinner will be sold beginning at 4 p.m. May 13 at Columbiana First United Methodist Church, 210 S. Main St. Cost is $7.

Banquet in Salem offers sloppy joes

SALEM – The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. Friends of the Banquet will sponsor the meal. The menu offers sloppy joes, scalloped potatoes, baked beans, cole slaw, fresh veggies and fruit and ice cream.

Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

Linda Weber to minister in Minerva

MINERVA – Linda Weber, founder of Sole Purpose Ministries, will minister at 7 p.m. May 22-24 at Bayard Grange Hall. Admission is free. Weber is an ordained full gospel minister and a gospel recording artist. Bayard Grange is located on the east side of Minerva at 22242 U.S. Route 30. For more information contact spministries.com or 740-502-2931.

CHURCH HAPPENINGS

Pork chop dinner set at Winona Friends

WINONA – A baked pork chop dinner will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. today in the Family Life Center at the Winona Friends Church on Whinnery Road. The meal includes mashed potatoes, vegetable, roll and dessert. Cost is $8. Carryouts are available. For information call 330-222-0200.

Golden Street Singers to perform

LEETONIA – The Golden Street Singers will be in concert at 7 p.m. May 7 at the Leetonia Mennonite Church. Brenda and Charles Jarvis have been singing southern gospel music throughout Ohio and surrounding states since 2010 and are in their fifth year in the music ministry. They are hosts of the Victory Gospel Jubilee in North Lima and Heritage Gospel Jubilee in Cortland. They sing original and traditional southern gospel music. The public is invited. The church is located at 764 Columbia St., Leetonia.

Free meal offered at Leetonia church

LEETONIA – A free meal will be served at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Leetonia Mennonite Church. A music program follows at 7 p.m.

Rummage sale planned at Salem church

SALEM – The public is invited to a rummage sale at the First United Methodist Church, 244 S. Broadway Ave. The sale will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 9 and 9 a.m. to noon May 10.

Breakfast set at North Benton church

NORTH BENTON – An all-you-can-eat community breakfast will be served from 7:30 to 11 a.m. May 10 at the North Benton Presbyterian Church. Cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for ages 6 to 12.

Columbiana Nazarene Church plans cruise

COLUMBIANA – Trophies will be awarded at the car cruise scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. May 13 and 27 at the Columbiana Nazarene Church, 330 N. Elm St. The event also features entertainment, games, food and beverages. Admission and registration are free.