The following is a listing of Akron-area religious events. They include:

Events

Atwater United Methodist Church — 6380 Waterloo Road. 4:30-7 p.m. Saturday. Spring church dinner. $10, $5 ages 6-12. 330-947-2367 or www.atwaterumchurch.com.

Christ Is the Answer Ministries — 379 E. South St., Akron. 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Keynote Speaker is Elder Yvonne D. Brooks.

Christ Is the Answer Ministries Westside Campus Outreach Center — 421 W. Thornton St., Akron. 6:09 p.m. Sunday. Keynote speaker is Elder Patsy Mitchell.

Firestone Park United Methodist Church — 250 N. Firestone Blvd., Akron. 1 p.m. May 6. Centennial Anniversary Celebration Worship Service. Refreshments will be served following the service. 330-773-7636.

Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church — 1866 Brown St., Akron. 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Holy Ghost Bible study class. Grow in your faith from a Ukrainian Catholic perspective. For more information, go to www.hgucc.org.

Lockwood United Methodist Church — 3680 Manchester Road, Coventry Township. 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Fifth Sunday Brunch. French toast, eggs and fellowship.

Loyola Retreat House — 700 Killinger Road, Green. 5 p.m. May 6. May Crowning, Rosary and Social. Pray the Rosary, followed by a pizza social. Freewill offering will be accepted. For more information, call 330-896-2315 or go to www.loyolaretreathouse.com.

Manchester United Methodist Church — 5625 Manchester Road, New Franklin. 4-6 p.m. Saturday. Homemade soup, salad and dessert dinner. Donations welcome. Also, noon to 12:30 p.m. May 3, National Day of Prayer service; 7:30-11 a.m. May 5, Boy Scout Breakfast Buffet, $7, $6.50 seniors and children under 12. 330-882-4818.

Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church — 401 Robert St., Akron. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. VBS Teaching-Training Workshop by Urban Ministry Inc. For more information, call 330-773-6606.

Phillips Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church — 413 Iroquois Ave., Akron. 11 a.m. May 5. Annual Lay Day Luncheon. Special event speaker is Meryl Johnson. For more information, call 330-784-8964.

St. Columba Cathedral — 159 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown. 7 p.m. May 4. Annual Night to Honor the Blessed Virgin Mary. Catholic Diocese of Youngstown Bishop George V. Murry will preside at the devotional service.

Wedgewood United Methodist Church — 2350 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. Financial Peace University will be held at 6 p.m. May 7. For more information or to register, go to www.fpu.com/1064226.

Westminster Presbyterian Church — 1250 W. Exchange St., Akron. 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Flapjacks and Flowers: Kiwanis pancake breakfast. WPC Plant Sale will be held on the church patio.

Performances

Chapel of Prayer — 1811 Brittain Road, Akron. 7 p.m. May 6. The Songsters in concert. A love offering will be accepted. 330-633-7575.

Community Gospel Tabernacle — 181 E. State St., Barberton. 6 p.m. May 5. The Still Singing for the Lord concert with Christ Unlimited, the Singing Weavers, the Fishermen Quartet and the Songsters Quartet. 330-825-3928.

The deadline for Religion Notes is noon Tuesday. Items must be in writing. Please fax information to 330-996-3033, email information and related photos to religion@thebeaconjournal.com or send it to Religion, Akron Beacon Journal, 44 E. Exchange St., Akron, OH 44309.