The Multicultural Alumni Association of Malone University will host its annual prayer walk from 10 a.m. to noon today on the university campus, 2600 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton.
The goal of the walk, which is free and open to the public, is to pray for the university community and the city of Canton. Participants will walk the perimeter of the campus while praying. Refreshments will be served and those attending are asked to wear comfortable shoes and clothing and to bring a small Bible or pocket testament.
Malone is a Christian liberal arts university affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church. It offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in more than 100 academic areas.
For more information, go to www.malone.edu or call 800-521-1146.
In other religion news:
Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church — 930 S. Nickelplate Ave., Louisville. Noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 25. Family Fun Day will be held. An inflatable bounce house for kids, balloons, snow cones, obstacle course, face painting, dunk tank and a fire engine will be featured. Free food and activities. Area families and community groups invited. Nonperishable food items accepted for local food bank. 330-875-2125.
New Exodus Christian Fellowship Church — 1063 S. Arlington St., Akron. 11 a.m. Sunday. Celebrating the church’s sixth anniversary. The Rev. Otis Hankton of True Covenant Church will be guest speaker.
Rooted in Christ Community Church — at Findley School Center, 65 W. Tallmadge Ave., Akron. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24. A yard sale will be held. Spaces available for $20. Bring your own tables. For information, call Cindi at 330-253-2853.
St. Mark Coptic Orthodox Church — 2100 E. Pleasant Valley Road, Seven Hills. Friday through Aug. 25. The 25th annual Egyptian Festival will feature an assortment of Mediterranean specialties including pastries, entrees and tropical drinks, artwork, religious icons, spiritual books and a virtual visit to Egypt. Times are 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Aug. 24 and 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 25. Live music, rides, games and inflatables. 216-642-7692.
South Arlington United Methodist Church — 790 S. Arlington St., Akron. 11 a.m. to noon. Today. The Stork’s Nest, sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta, for expectant mothers. Free baby clothes, prenantal education and refreshments. 330-724-1334.
Tower of Prayer Church of God in Christ — 1334 Diagonal Road, Akron. 11 a.m. Sunday. Men’s and Women’s Day. Morning speaker is Gaynell Stewart of Calvary COGIC in Cleveland. At 4 p.m., the Rev. Willie Templeton of H. Templeton Ministries in Akron will speak. 330-376-0770.
Trinity Lutheran Church — 600 S. Water St., Kent. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24. Annual rummage sale will be held. The New Orleans Youth are sponsoring the event. A Sunday School room is open to receive your donated items. If you need assistance bringing in items, call 330-673-5445.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron — 3300 Morewood Road, Fairlawn. 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. Aug. 24. The first session of the church’s pilot free hot community meal program will take place in Fellowship Hall. It will be on the fourth Saturday of each month through October. Open to anyone in the community. 330-836-2206.
W.I.S.H. (Women’s Interfaith Spiritual Heritage) — Front Porch Cafe, 120 W. South St., Akron. Noon. Friday. Planning meeting.
Chapel of Prayer — 1811 Brittain Road, Akron. 11 a.m. Sunday. The Harmony Boys will be in concert for the morning service. 330-633-7575.
New Beginning Fellowship Church — 4567 State Route 43, Brimfield Township. 6 p.m. today. Nora Hunt’s 2013 Southern Gospel Singing will present Singing in the Park in the Brimfield Town Park Gazebo, with The Elsons of Proctor, W.Va., Forgiven Band of Cleveland, Faith Harmony Boys of Charleston, W.Va., and Nora Hunt. 330-673-0700.
Springfield Baptist Church — 1920 Krumroy Road, Springfield Township. 7 p.m. Sunday. A Christian concert will feature Keyboards for the King. Freewill offering.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church — 515 48th St. NW, Canton. 10 a.m. Aug. 25. Special service in the Betty Fortner Chapel in the Woods. It includes a Blessing of the Animals by the Rev. Dustin Berg. Call 330-499-2662 for details. After the service, Berg will travel to Solid Rock Therapeutic Riding Center, 10911 Market Ave. NW, Lake Township, at about 11:30 a.m. for a Blessing of the Animals there including horses used in equine-assisted therapy. 330-990-1777.
The Chapel — 135 Fir Hill, Akron. 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday. Parents of Prodigals, a Christian-based support group for parents with teen or adult prodigal children, will meet in the Great Commission Room. Guest speaker is Wes Fair, director of Safe Landing. His topic will be Finding a Home Away From Home. The group is open to everyone. For more information, call Ed Davidian at 330-620-5668.
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