A workshop to educate community members about Alzheimer’s disease is at 7 p.m. June 5 at New Life Episcopal Church, 13118 Church Ave. NW, Lake Township (Uniontown).
The hourlong session, called “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters,” will include an explanation and examples of warning signs of Alzheimer’s and related dementia; benefits of early detection and early diagnosis and research updates. It will be presented by the Greater East Ohio Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
Those in attendance will also learn the differences between Alzheimer’s and typical aging.
The deadline to reserve a spot for the workshop is Wednesday. To register, call 330-699-3554. More information about the church can be found at www.cometonewlife.org.
In other religion news:
The Chapel, Green Campus — 1800 Raber Road, Green. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1. There will be a special 10-year anniversary celebration. A picnic, live entertainment and kids’ games are included. It will be open to the community. 330-315-5911.
Christ Is The Answer Ministries — 379 E. South St., Akron. 4 p.m. Sunday. Bless the Lord worship service with speaker Phyllis Alexander of World Harvest Christian Church. At 7 p.m. Friday, the Rev. Bryndon Glass and Shepherd’s Pasture for All Nations Ministries will be featured guests for a worship service. 330-376-1869.
Diocese of Youngstown — at St. Columba Cathedral, 159 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown. 2 p.m. June 2. The Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Life will sponsor a wedding celebration to honor couples observing their 25th, 40th, 50th or over anniversaries in 2013. Couples planning to attend should register at their parish. A second similar celebration will be held on Oct. 20 at St. John the Baptist Parish in Canton. 330-744-8451.
Family of Faith United Methodist Church — 800 E. Market St., Akron. 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 7. Creamed chicken/biscuits and Swiss steak dinner. Adults $9, ages 4-12 $5. Carryout available. 330-376-2141.
Good Shepherd Baptist Church — 853 Copley Road, Akron. Annual Women & Men Day services on Sunday. At 11 a.m., the Women Day speaker will be Tivoli Smith of Mount Lebanon Baptist Church. At 4 p.m., the Men Day guests will be the Rev. Joseph Harkless, and choirs and congregation from Mount Calvary Baptist Church. 330-762-6795.
Greater Bethel Baptist Church — 404 S. Arlington St., Akron. Celebrating the 12th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Melford J. Elliott at three services Sunday. The Rev. James Elliott, pastor of New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Louisville, Ky., will speak during the 8 a.m. service. The Rev. Charles Elliott, pastor of King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church — also in Louisville — will speak during the 11 a.m. service. And the Rev. Leroy Elliott, pastor of New Greater St. John Community Church in Chicago, Ill., will speak at 4 p.m. Colors are linen, white and yellow. 330-724-0718.
Interval Brotherhood Home — at Fairlawn Country Club, 200 N. Wheaton Road, Fairlawn. The IBH 27th Annual Golf Outing will be held June 24. Luncheon, golf, hors d’oeuvres and prizes. Sponsorship opportunities available from $150 to $15,000. 330-644-4095, ext. 306.
Manchester United Methodist Church — 5625 Manchester Road, New Franklin. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 1. Flea Market & Spring Fair. Bounce house, games and raffle baskets. Concessions available, baked goods and more. Also from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the third annual Cruz-In Car Show will be held. All makes, models and years welcome to participate. Motorcycles will not be judged. Registration $5. For information on either event, call 330-882-4818.
Maranatha Church — 14289 Edison St., Alliance. 10 a.m. Sunday. Memorial Day service, presenting The Soldiers of History. This is a live performance, not a movie. It goes from the Revolutionary War up to Afghanistan. For all ages. Free. 330-877-1046.
Phillips Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church — 413 Iroquois Ave., Akron. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Women’s Day Revival will be both nights. Theme is Women of Prayer, Praise and Purpose. The Rev. Charlotte Wade will give the sermons. The Arlington Youth Choir will perform Thursday and pianist Esterline Jones on Friday. 330-784-8964,
Queen of Heaven Church — 1800 Steese Road, Green. 8:30 a.m. Monday. Outdoor Memorial Day Mass will be celebrated in the pavilion, weather permitting. It is a tribute to our fallen servicemen and women and all our deceased. A doughnut social will follow. 330-896-2345.
St. Mark Lutheran Church — 158 North Ave., Tallmadge. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and June 1. Annual Rummage and Bake Sale. Treasures, baked goods and food available. Cash only. Open to all. 330-633-3718.
New Beginning Fellowship Church — 4567 state Route 43, Brimfield Township. 6 p.m. today. Nora Hunt’s Southern Gospel Singing will host New Prophet’s Quartet from Nitro, W.Va., and The Andersons from North Olmsted. 330-673-0700.
Trinity Lutheran Church — 600 S. Water St., Kent. 3 p.m. Sunday. The Trinity chancel and cantate choirs and ringers will present Marching Order, a program of Civil War music with narration using words of Abraham Lincoln. The concert pays homage to the 150th anniversary commemorations of the Civil War and Emancipation Proclamation. Patriotic, marching and folk songs as well as spirituals will be presented, including audience participation songs. Re-enactments presented by Denny Reiser. Program is in the Great Hall of Trinity and is free. 330-673-5445.
Speakers, classes, workshops
Community Fellowship Ministries — 951 Virginia Ave., Akron. 1 to 5 p.m. June 13. A Building Community workshop will be held. It is designed to enhance knowledge and skill base of social workers, community outreach workers, educators and nonprofit, human service and faith-based organizations. Cost is $50 per person. Facilitator is author Lathardus Goggins II. Contact Earl Thomas at 330-724-2454.
First Friday Club of Greater Akron — at University of Akron Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway. Noon June 7. Akron native Ann Amer Brennan, an attorney, community leader and philanthropist, will address the topic The Joy of Philanthropy: What Could Be More Fun Than Giving Money Away. Cost of the luncheon is $15. Doors open at 11:15 a.m. 330-535-7668.
Trinity United Church of Christ — 3909 Blackburn Road NW, Plain Township. 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday in June. A four-week class, Exploring the Text Under the Text: An Introduction to Biblical Greek, will be offered by the Rev. Kristen Caldwell. It will examine various translations in English and provide lessons in beginning Greek. Free and open to all. To register or for more information, call 330-492-3383.
Westminster Presbyterian Church — 1250 W. Exchange St., Akron. 6 p.m. June 2 and 7 p.m. June 3. Matthew L. Skinner, associate professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn., will speak on Where Did Our Bible Come From? Free dinner at 5 p.m. June 2. The public is welcome. 330-836-2226.
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