Across our Churches

DAMASCUS — A community breakfast will be held today from 7-10:30 a.m. at the Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road.

NORTH LIMA — A breakfast buffet will be served from 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at the North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive.

Donations will be accepted for the all-you-can-eat breakfast. Menu items will include eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage potatoes, homemade pastries, sausage gravy and biscuits, peppers and mushrooms, coffee, orange juice and other beverages. For information call the church at 330-549-2333.

NORTH LIMA —  The Community Day Camp “Grab & Go” soup fundraiser will be held today from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave. Choices of soup are zucchini chowder, wedding, ham and bean, stuffed pepper, baked potato, and broccoli cheese and more. Cost is $8 per soup.

COLUMBIANA — The Oasis Food Ministry distribution will be held today from 4-6 p.m., First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St.. Those 60 and older may come from 1 to 2 p.m.

BELOIT– East Goshen Friends Church, 16800 state Route 165, will host its monthly Messy Church from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday entitled Strong Faith. Messy Church is an all age worship experience that explores God’s love in an accessible way. This month participants will create, learn and celebrate together with a focus on building faith. The event will end with a meal together. For information call 330-537-3177 or visit eastgoshenfc.org.

SALEM — St. Paul Church’s Confirmation Class will sponsor the Banquet in Salem form 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Salem Memorial Building. The menu will include wedding soup, roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, California blend vegetables, salad, fresh vegetables, fresh fruit and dessert. For information contact Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

SALEM — The Salem Community Center, Salem Rotary Club and Salem Kiwanis Club will once again host the ever-popular fundraiser Fat Tuesday celebration “Feed the Salem Community Pantry.” The event will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Salem Community Center. Tickets are available for a suggested donation of $10 each (children ages 10 and under are free) at the Salem Community Center, or from a Rotary or Kiwanis member, beginning Jan. 24. All proceeds will go to the Salem Community Pantry. The event features over 30 local individuals known as the Celebrity Chefs, who donate and/or serve prepared food items for participants to sample. Those interested in being a Celebrity Chef may contact Mindy Kenreigh at the Salem Community Center. The deadline to reserve a table is Monday, Feb. 17. Chefs are asked to provide their own warming device (non-electric) and a server for the table. However, those who cannot provide a server, and would like to make a donation, will be provided a server for their table. A sign with name, or the name of business, will also be displayed on the chef tables.