Pork chops offered
at Banquet in Salem
SALEM - An anonymous donor will sponsor the Banquet in Salem from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building, 785 E. State St. The menu offers stuffed pork chops, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, fresh fruit and vegetables, and ice cream sundaes.
Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.
Grief support sessions will begin June 25
SALEM - Hospice of the Valley grief support sessions are open to all adults who are grieving the loss of a loved one through death. Sessions run from 3 to 4:30 p.m. beginning June 25 and continue for eight weeks. The sessions will be held in the Emmanuel Lutheran Church Education Building at 251 S. Broadway Ave. The facilitator will be Kim Calhoun of Hospice of the Valley. For more information, or to register for this group, call the church office at 330-332-5042.
Southeast Friends to welcome new pastor
SALEM The congregation of Salem Southeast Friends Church will welcome the Rev. Craig Henry as their new pastor on July 6. The community is invited to the welcome service at 10:45 a.m. with lunch and a time of fellowship following the service.
Rev. Henry is a recorded pastor with the Evangelical Friends Church Eastern Region. He is a graduate of Malone University, Ashland Theological Seminary and Northern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Drive-thru dinner planned in North Lima
NORTH LIMA - The monthly drive-thru chicken dinner will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. July 10, or until sold out, at the Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Avenue Ext. Cost is $6 per dinner.
The dinner consists of a baked chicken breast, stuffing, potato, gravy and a brownie. To reserve a dinner call 330-549-2588. Fifteen percent of each month's profits is used for local mission projects.
Catholic Charities held open house
YOUNGSTOWN - Catholic Charities Regional Agency, an affiliate agency of the Diocese of Youngstown Catholic Charities Corporation serving Columbiana, Mahoning, and Trumbull counties, hosted an open house and blessing at its new Mahoning County location, 319 W. Rayen Avenue, Youngstown, June 24.
The open house was held from 10 a.m. to noon. Refreshments and tours of the new office were available.
Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown, blessed the new service site at approximately 10:15 a.m. For more information contact Nancy Voitus, Executive Director of Catholic Charities Regional Agency at 330-744-3320.