The following is a listing of Akron-area religious events. They include:
Arlington Nazarene Church — 1057 Triplett Blvd., Akron. 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays. Chess club for everyone with lessons for those who do not play and games for those who do.
Aurora Mennonite Church — 59 E. Mennonite Road, Aurora. 10 a.m. June 11. 34th annual Mission Auction, featuring handcrafted quilts, wood items, home decor, homemade baked goods and more. For more information, call 330-562-8011 or go to www.auroramennonite.com.
The Chapel in Marlboro — 8700 State Route 619. 5:15 p.m. June 5. Hot Dog Supper with beverages and chips, followed by a performance by the Chapel Concert Choir, ensembles and soloists. 330-935-0132, ext. 1231.
Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse — 1230 W. Market St., Akron. 3 p.m. June 12. Building Racial Harmony, a panel discussion with the Gilbert family: Edward Gilbert, civil rights and employment law attorney; Delphenia Gilbert, CEO/owner of SandiCare Home Health Agency; and Hayden Gilbert, Walsh Jesuit and Oberlin College alumnus, current Cleveland Marshall law student.
Faith Temple Church — 701 Sylvan Ave., Akron. 7 p.m. Friday. Special service with Bishop John Hilton of Cleveland and Bishop Langford Floyd and their congregations to honor Bishop Benjamin Drone’s eight years of pastoral service. For more information, call 330-724-6823.
Goodyear Heights United Methodist Church — 1690 Hillside Terrace, Akron. 7-8 p.m. Tuesdays. Abundant Faith Ministries presents a series on coping with grief. The Rev. Kenneth McGraw Sr. leads the series.
Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church — 1868 Brown St., Akron. Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays in the Parish Hall.
Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church — 1225 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. 4 p.m. Sunday. The Missionary Society of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate Mission Day with a worship service. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Yvette M. Coleman and the End Times Ministry of Deliverance church family of Cleveland. For more information, call 330-864-6635.
Maranatha Ministries — 14289 Edison St. NE, Alliance. 11 a.m. Sunday. Veterans Memorial Program with Gene Kiefer, speaking on Doolittle’s Raiders, the World War II raid on Tokyo.
Mogadore Christian Church — 106 S. Cleveland Ave. 8-11:30 a.m. Monday. Memorial Day pancake breakfast with sausage, coffee, milk, juice and all the pancakes you can eat. $6, $3 ages 5-12. 330-628-3344 or www.mogadorechristian.com.
Mount Olive Baptist Church — 1180 Slosson St., Akron. 5 p.m. Sunday. Memorial Day celebration with Boot & the Boyz, the Mount Olive Baptist choir and praise dancers.
Phillips Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church — 413 Iroquois Ave., Akron. 11:30 a.m. June 11. Annual Woman’s Day celebration. For more information, call 330-784-8964.
Providence Baptist Church — 458 Madison Ave., Akron. Noon Wednesday. Providence Baptist Church Missionary Rainbow Tea. Freewill offering. 330-253-2932.
Queen of Heaven Church — 1800 Steese Road, Green. 7 p.m. Tuesday the Rosary will be prayed in the Marian Garden. Also, 11 a.m. May 29, Outdoor Mass and processions will be held to honor the Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ; 8:30 a.m. Monday, an outdoor Memorial Day Mass will be held. 330-896-2345.
St. Mark Lutheran Church — 158 North Ave., Tallmadge. 4:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for new church sign. $8 adults, $5 kids.
St. Paul Catholic Church — 1580 Brown St., Akron. 11 a.m. Sunday. A procession to honor the feast of Corpus Christi will take place following the 11 a.m. Mass from St. Paul Catholic Church to the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church. Potluck lunch will follow Benediction at Holy Ghost.
West Hill Baptist Church — 605 N. Revere Road, Akron. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Garage sale, bake sale and car wash. All proceeds will go to the mission trip to Portugal.
Westminster Presbyterian Church — 1250 W. Exchange St., Akron. 6-8 p.m. June 5. The church’s Eberts Lecture Series presents the Rev. Dr. George Murphy, past pastor of Akron’s St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, on the theme Real Creation and Real Science. For more information, call 330-836-2226.
Christ Is the Answer Ministries — 379 E. South St., Akron. 5 p.m. Saturday. Mark Carthon & Company in concert.
Faith Temple Church — 701 Sylvan Ave., Akron. 11 a.m. Sunday. Sister Doretha Williams in concert. For more information, call 330-724-6823.
Vacation Bible Schools
Grace United Church of Christ — 13275 Cleveland Ave., Lake Township. 6-8:30 p.m. June 6-10. Cave Quest VBS: Following Jesus, the Light of the World. Kids will learn what it means to follow Jesus through dark times while participating in Bible-learning activities, songs, games, treats, and one-of-a-kind Bible story adventures. $10 registration per child ($25 maximum per household). To register, call 330-699-3255 or email email@example.com.
Messiah Lutheran Church — 4700 S. Main St., Akron. 6-8:30 p.m. June 26-30. HolyWord Studios VBS: Where Kids Star in God’s Story! For more information or to register, call 330-644-5766.
Mount Zion Baptist Church — 327 Cuyahoga St., Akron. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 6-10. Joy in Jesus, Everywhere, All the Time. Classes for pre-kindergarten through grade six. For more information, call 330-836-0015.
St. John CME Church — 1233 S. Hawkins Ave., Akron. 6-8:30 p.m. June 6-10. Joy in Jesus, Everywhere, All the Time. Classes for ages 3 or older. For more information, call 330-864-3060.
Tallmadge United Methodist Church — 207 N. Munroe Road. 9-11:30 a.m. June 20-24. Surf Shack: Catch the Wave of God’s Amazing Love. For more information, call 330-633-3734.
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