Sock Hop set in East Palestine today
EAST PALESTINE -Ozer Ministries of East Palestine will hold its seventh annual Sock Hop from 5 to 9 p.m. today at the East Palestine City Park Community Center. Guests will enjoy 50's music, food and atmosphere. The menu includes black cows, homemade ice cream, peach cobbler, hot dogs and taco in a bag. There will be games and prizes for children from 5 to 6 p.m. Raffle baskets include product donations, sports memorabilia, tickets and gift certificates. Admission is free. For more information call John or Daryl Hersh at 330-426-2147.
Gospel sing at Bethesda Life Church
SALEM - A gospel sing begins at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at Bethesda Life Church, 357 N. Howard Ave. Chester Bryant and the Sounds of Home Singers of Alliance will be the lead singers. A coverdish and fellowship follows.
Spaghetti benefit in North Georgetown
NORTH GEORGETOWN -Emmanuel Lutheran Church, with the support of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and the Knox Ruritan Club, are sponsoring a spaghetti supper benefit for the North Georgetown Volunteer Fire Department. The public is invited from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church. All donations will be collected at the door and given to the fire department. For more information call 330-525-7700.
Drive-thru chicken dinner in North Lima
NORTH LIMA - The Calvary United Methodist Church at 12062 South Ave. Ext. will hold its drive-thru chicken dinner from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 13, or until sold out. The meal consists of stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $6 per dinner. To order ahead call 330-549-2588 or 549-5106. A percentage of the profits goes to mission projects. The church is located in North Lima at the junctions of Route 164 and 165.
Allegheny Wesleyan College revival set
SALEM - Allegheny Wesleyan College will be in revival Sept. 4-9 with the Rev. Noel Scott. Services will be held at 10:50 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; and at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The public is invited to attend these special services.
Swiss steak dinner offered in Columbiana
COLUMBIANA - Columbiana First Presbyterian Church at 28 E. Park Ave. will again participate in the Street Fair by offering a Swiss steak dinner from 4 to 7 p.m., or until sold out, on Sept. 9. Cost is $9 and includes, Swiss steak, potatoes, vegetable, roll, dessert and beverage. Eat-in or carryout is available at the Elm Street entrance.
Save Immaculate Conception Church cruise
WELLSVILLE - The Save Immaculate Conception Church Committee announces an upcoming one-day cruise down the Ohio River on Oct. 8. A chartered bus will leave Wellsville and travel to Station Square to board the Majestic which will journey down the Ohio River to Steubenville for nine hours. A lunch buffet and a captain's buffet dinner will be served. Cost is $125. After arriving in Steubenville, the chartered bus will return to Wellsville. For more information or reservations contact Kenny Biacco at 330-532-2828 or 330-692-1666.
Victory Gospel Jubilee in North Lima
NORTH LIMA - The first Victory Gospel Jubilee begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 in the auditorium at the North Lima Business Complex which is in the old South Range High School. Appearing will be the Golden Street Singers from Farmdale, Cathy Goss of Zanesville and Linda Weber of Coshocton. The southern gospel music series will continue on Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and a special New Year's Eve sing. Free tickets may be reserved by calling 800-284-9709. Free tickets will also be available at the door. For more information go to victorygospeljubilee.com.
Special service at Church at the Center
SALEM - The Church at the Center will host a special service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Salem Community Center. Scheduled to appear are Nashville Gospel recording artists: Barbara Fairchild and husband Roy Morris; Ed Suey, America Bless God; Hovie Walker, RU Ready Ministries; and Russ Nottingham, Russ Nottingham Ministries.
Rev. Wyant called as interim pastor at Zion Hill
COLUMBIANA - The Congregation of Zion Hill Church of Brethren has called the Rev. David P. Wyant of Columbiana to serve as their part time, interim pastor for one year beginning Sept. 2.
Rev. Wyant is a graduate of the Ohio State University where he studied engineering. He later received his call to the ministry and attended Moody Theological Seminary in Chicago where he received his master's of divinity. Rev Wyant was ordained by the Old North Church in Canfield Ohio in 2011.
A volunteer with Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley, Wyant has been a chapel speaker at the homeless shelter for the past six years and also volunteers his time to present a worship service each Sunday morning at the mission's resident facility on Martin Luther King Blvd in Youngstown for the clients who don't have transportation to attend a church of their own.
Rev. Wyant is a full time commercial airline pilot, enjoys studying Greek and lives in Columbiana with his wife, Lynn.
Zion Hill Church of the Brethren worship services are at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. each Sunday. There is also a Wednesday evening service at the church located at 14550 New Buffalo Road.