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September 14, 2013
Salem News

Breakfast being served today at

North Benton Presbyterian Church

NORTH BENTON - The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat 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 6-12.

Crimson Flood concert being held

today at Salem First Christian Church

SALEM - The Crimson Flood concert begins at 7 p.m. today 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.

Registrations being accepted for AWANA

group at the Salem First Friends Church

SALEM - The Approved Workmen Are Not Ashamed (AWANA) program at the First Friends Church is gearing up for a new year.

Registrations will be taken from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at the church at 1028 Jennings Ave.

Children in grades kindergarten to 12 are invited to participate in Bible time, gameline, crazy theme nights, etc. Meetings begin from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 25 at the church and continue through April. For more information call the church at 330-332-0001.

World famous organist will perform in

concert at Salem First Friends Church

SALEM - World famous organist, Hector Olivera, will be in concert at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 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.

Even human voice sounds will be heard along with multiple instruments. Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased by calling the church at 330-332-0001.

Drive-thru ham dinner will be served

at First United Methodist Church

COLUMBIANA The Columbiana First United Methodist Church will hold its drive-thru ham dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 17 at the church. Cost is $7.

Chicken and gravy over biscuit dinners will

be served at Ellsworth Presbyterian Church

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 (Route 224).

Dinners include mashed potatoes, vegetable, dessert and beverage.

Cost is $8 for adults and $3.50 for children ages 4 to 11. Carryouts are available. For more information contact Sherry Weamer at 330-538-3771.

Calla Community Church will hold annual

retreat Sept. 15 at residence of Rabors

CANFIELD - Calla Community Church will hold its annual retreat on Sept. 15 at the home of Don and Debbie Rabor, 30474 Tower Road, Salem.

The worship service with Pastor James Houston begins at 11 a.m. A luncheon, corn roast and an afternoon of games and fellowship follows. The public is invited.

Leetonia First United Methodist Church

celebrating 'Back to Church Sunday'

LEETONIA - Leetonia First United Methodist Church at 50 Lisbon St. is celebrating "National Back to Church Sunday" on Sept. 15. A worship service begins at 9:45 a.m. All are welcome.

The "chicken drive-by" dinner will be served 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.

Allegheny Wesleyan College will be

in revival Sept. 17-22 with Rev. Cope

SALEM - Allegheny Wesleyan College will be in revival Sept. 17-22 with the Rev. William Cope.

The Victory Trio will provide special music. Services will be held at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday through Friday with Mary Braun as speaker.

Evening services begin at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday services at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

Presentation by Dr. Clark will be

offered Sept. 28 at Villa Maria Center

VILLA MARIA, Pa. - "The Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities in Light of Catholic Social Teaching," a presentation by Richard D. Clark, Ph.D., will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 28 at Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center in Villa Maria, Pa.

Dr. Clark, the director of the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Program at John Carroll University in Cleveland, will share personal stories from his experience with the Genocide International Network.

Drawing on Catholic Social Teaching, he will focus on how working together, people can prevent genocide and mass atrocities.

A portion of the proceeds from this lecture will be donated to the InterReligious Task Force in Cleveland. Cost is $7 person, or $12 with an optional lunch.

The registration deadline is Sept. 20 at or 724-964-8886.

Vendors needed for craft show to be held 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.

Weaver Believer Survival Revival will be

held at the Salem Calvary Baptist Church

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.

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. For more information contact

'Seasons of Hope' support group for the

bereaved will be held 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.

Grief Share outreach ministry will

be held at Abundant Life Fellowship

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

'Chicken drive-by' will be held Thursday

at Leetonia United Methodist Church

LEETONIA - The Leetonia United Methodist Church at 50 Lisbon St. will hold its monthly "chicken drive-by" from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday 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.

Author will speak Wednesday at

North Lima Mennonite Church

NORTH LIMA - New York Times best selling author, Don Piper, will speak at at 7 p.m. Wednesday 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.

Salem Giant Eagle serving Banquet

in Salem Monday at Memorial Building

SALEM - The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. Next week's sponsor is the Salem Giant Eagle.

The menu offers chicken, red-skinned potatoes, corn, salad, fresh fruit and vegetables and cookies.

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



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