The New Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, 6728 Adams St., Ravenna, will show the movie "God's Compass" at 6 p.m. Oct. 1. Popcorn and punch will be provided. All are welcome. For more information, call the church at 330 297-1196.
Craig Foreman, of Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent, and a member of the Ohio Star Wars Collectors Club, will be the guest speaker at the Community Vineyard Church "Movies with a Message" presentation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, (PG-13), on the big screen, at 6 p.m. Oct. 8.
Faith Lutheran Church, 931 E. Main St., Kent, will hold a Life Light Bible Study of the book of Romans. The class meets bi-monthly in the church library from 7 to 8 p.m. Classes will be held Monday, Oct. 3 and Oct. 17.
A church that has been in Portage County for 50 years has been celebrating its anniversary, and is planning to end a month of festivities with a party for the community on Sunday.
By Diane Smith | Staff Writer
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STOCKHOLM -- Norway's state church has seen a record fall in membership after making it possible to join and leave the church electronically.The Church of Norway says almost 25,000 members left in August by using a new function on the church's website.
The Father John Cassidy Assembly No. 3034 of the Knights of Columbus invites all local law enforcement, fire, and EMT members and their families, as well as St. Joseph parishioners, to a Blue Mass to honor safety forces at 5 p.m. Sunday. The Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph Church, Mantua.
Ravenna Avenue Church of God, 333 Ravenna Ave., Ravenna, will celebrate the 21st anniversary of Pastor Derrick Kendrick and First Lady Paulette Kendrick on Sunday. Pastor Kendrick and his wife will be honored by the congregation and community. Sunday School begins at 10 a.m.
Years ago on a Sunday morning, arriving in the parking lot of the Ohio church to which I was called, I remember being excited because, that afternoon, I would be ordained and installed as a pastor. Years of work had culminated toward that event.
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis honored the French priest who was killed by Islamic extremists while celebrating Mass, calling him a martyr on Wednesday and urging all people of faith to have the courage to denounce such killings as "satanic.
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis is showing his profound concern for refugees by assuming direct responsibility for migrant issues in a new Vatican department that merges four Vatican offices into one handling peace, the environment and human trafficking issues.
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The Father John Cassidy Assembly #3034 of the Knights of Columbus invites all local law enforcement, fire, and EMT members and their families, as well as St. Joseph parishioners, to a Blue Mass to honor safety forces at 5 p.m. Sept. 25. The Mass will be celebrated at St. Joseph Church, Mantua.
Submitted photoIn remembrance of 9/11, students from St. Joseph School in Randolph participated in a prayer service by the flagpole.
First Congregational Church United Church of Christ, 4022 S.R. 44, Rootstown, will have a fall celebration on Sunday.Sunday school begins again for toddlers through sixth grade during the 9:45 a.m. worship hour. At 11 a.m.
In its ongoing efforts to insure that children are safe in every Catholic facility, the Diocese of Youngstown will expand its already existing Safe Environment Program in three ways.
The Christian Life Center, 1972 E. Summit Road, Kent, will host a His Music Fest at 3 p.m. Oct. 16. Doors open at 2:30 p.m.The event will showcase several local groups. Interested groups can call the church to sign up.
Liberty Bible Church, 2215 S.R. 183, Atwater, will feature the movie "War Room" at 6 p.m. Sept. 25.The public is invited to this spiritual movie showing prayer as a powerful weapon. The free movie is open to all ages.For more information go online at lbcatwateroh.
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has prayed for victims of violent protests in the west African nation of Gabon, calling attention to what he described as a "grave political crisis" in the former French colony.In remarks to the faithful in St.
Grace Presbyterian Church, 781 Terex Road, Hudson, will host a Family Challenges in a Changing Culture conference Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 to help families grow closer and stronger.
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St. Paul Lutheran Church, 170 N. Freedom St., Ravenna, will honor first responders on the courthouse lawn on Sunday.The public is invited to meet members of the police force, EMTs, and fire and the sheriff's departments from noon to 3 p.m.
Rootstown United Methodist Church, 4065 S.R. 44, will hold a candlelight vigil at 7 p.m. Sunday to observe the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.