Folk trio Rachel and the Peacemakers will play at 7:30 tonight during the Saturday evening coffee house in the Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center at Malone University, 2600 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton.
The group includes Rachel Nunez, former associate professor of music; Malcolm Gold, professor of sociology, and Steven Jensen, professor of English. The trio will also lead worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday in the Stewart Room.
The worship service and coffee house, both open to the public, are among the activities planned during the Friends Association of Higher Education conference, which began Thursday. The national conference is designed to strengthen the Quaker mission in higher education. It is open to faculty at Quaker institutions, Quaker faculty at non-Quaker institutions or anyone interested in the Quaker heritage.
Malone is a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church. More information about the university can be found at www.malone.edu.
In other religion news:
Covenant Worship Center — 2535 Romig Road, Akron. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Third annual rummage sale. Proceeds will benefit the building fund program.
Dominican Sisters of Peace — Our Lady of the Elms Siena Hall, 1220 W. Market St., Akron. 10 to 11 a.m. June 29. Information session for those considering becoming a Dominican Associate of Peace. Inviting lay Christian women and men interested in deepening their personal spiritual lives and reaching out to others with their gospel values. For more information, contact Conni Dubick at 330-835-5688 or email@example.com.
Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church — 1225 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. 11 a.m. June 29. Christian Women of Strength Women’s Day luncheon in Powell Fellowship Hall. Several speakers will appear. $10 donation per person. 330-864-6635.
Journey Covenant Church — 2679 North Haven Blvd., Cuyahoga Falls. 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. Free, hot dinner for local residents on the last Tuesday of every month. Christ Kitchen Dinners are open to the public. 330-923-8021.
Lockwood United Methodist Church — 3680 Manchester Road, Coventry Township. 11:15 a.m. Sunday. A reception honoring the Rev. Vicki Hillman Breckner, who is retiring after 33 years of service. She will preach her final sermon at 9:45 a.m. that morning. Cake, cookies, punch and coffee will be served immediately after the service. 330-644-2227.
Peoples Baptist Church — 525 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. 10:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday. The fifth pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Darrick D. Willis Sr. will be celebrated at both services. 330-253-4073.
Prince of Peace Missionary Baptist Church — 844 Garth Ave., Akron. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29. Community Day will be held. Free and open to all ages. Activities for kids and free child fingerprinting. Health screening will be provided by a number of area professionals. Vendors include Multi-Cultural Publications, Elegant Children Ware and Sisters With a Vision. Free hot dogs and drinks. 330-762-4997.
Providence Baptist Church — 458 Madison Ave., Akron. 10:50 a.m. Sunday. Celebrating the 84th Women’s Day. Theme is ‘‘Women Simply Redeemed.’’
Queen of Heaven Church — 1800 Steese Road, Green. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 29. A rummage sale fundraiser for the youth ministry and Boy Scout Troop 334 will be held in the Parish Life Center. Donations of new and gently used items will be accepted. A walk-in storage container for donated items is located at the southeast end of the parking lot. Daily drop-off hours are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. through Monday. Forms available in church office. 330-896-2345.
St. John Christian Methodist Episcopal Church — 1233 S. Hawkins Ave., Akron. Noon on June 29. The Women’s Missionary Society will present an Extravaganza of Fashions Style Show Luncheon. Donation is $10. 330-864-3060.
Wintergreen Ledges Church of God — 1889 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday. Free hot meal. Also, free household items while supplies last. 330-753-3027.
Faith Fellowship Church — 10277 Valley View Road, Macedonia. 10 a.m. Sunday. In God We Still Trust, a patriotic musical honoring our armed forces and first responders. Wearing of uniforms encouraged. Free admission. 330-467-1234.
Mount Lebanon Baptist Church — 180 Edward Ave., Akron. 6 p.m. today. Concert with Raymond W. Hinton & The Anointed Voices of Praise Ministry and Walter Scrutching & Singers.
Springfield Baptist Church — 1920 Krumroy Road, Springfield Township. 7 p.m. Sunday. Christian concert will feature the Bobby Bowen Family. Free-will offering.
Christ Is the Answer Ministries — 379 E. South St., Akron. Wednesday through June 30. The Be Strong and Courageous: A Time of Refreshing Conference 2013 will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Featured speakers: the Rev. Mark T. Ward of Zion Temple Baptist Church, Elder David Parker II of Zion Apostolic Church, and the Rev. Scott Hindel of Community Bible Church. A breakfast and worship will be held June 29 at the Double Tree Hotel, 3150 W. Market St., Fairlawn. Cost is $20. Call 330-376-1869 for ticket information. Conference will conclude at 4 p.m. June 30 with the Rev. Clifton Norwood of St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church.
Dominion Family Church — 90 W. Thornton St., Akron. Wednesday through Friday. Come Alive Ministry’s International Fellowship Conference. Morning worship each day, three workshops on Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon and nightly worship each day until 9 p.m. For more information, call Jean Webb at 330-252-2277.
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