The following is a listing of events and special services at Akron-area churches and places of worship.

Events

The Chapel in Marlboro 8700 State Route 619, Marlboro Township. 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday. A two-day Prophecy Conference featuring Dr. Jimmy DeYoung.

Christ is the Answer Ministries The Tangier, 532 W. Market St., Akron. 6 p.m. Nov. 15. 20-40-60 Celebration includes dinner, dancing and a surprise event. Pastor J. Michael Martin Sr. will be celebrating 20 years of being a pastor, 40 years of marriage and 60 years of life. Tickets are $35 per person, $50 per couple. 330-376-1869.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ 1480 Eastwood Ave., Akron. 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The University of Akron Jazz Ensemble will accompany the All Saints Sunday Worship. 330-784-6608.

Faith United Methodist Church (Brimfield) 1235 Tallmadge Road, Kent. 4:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8. Turkey Dinner. Menu: Turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, coleslaw, cranberry relish, desserts and beverage. $9 adults, $4 youth, 5 and under free. Carry-out available.

Firestone Park United Methodist Church 250 N. Firestone Blvd., Akron. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 15. Country Fair featuring Santas Gift Shop, crafters, baked goods and more.

First Church of the Brethren 1812 Marigold Ave., Akron. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday. All-You-Can-Eat Soup Supper with Desserts. $6 adults, $4 ages 12 and under.

Grace United Church of Christ 13275 Cleveland Ave., Uniontown. 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Fall Festival, with potluck dinner, hayride, trunk or treat, family activities, and songs around the campfire. 330-699-3255.

Green Valley United Methodist Church 620 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Annual Holiday Bazaar featuring a white elephant sale, baked goods and crafts. A turkey dinner will be served from 4 to 6 p.m. and will cost $8 for adults and $4 for ages 5 to 10. For more information, call 330-896-4357.

Haven of Rest 175 E. Market St., Akron. 1 p.m. Tuesday. Haven of Rests Womens Auxiliary Annual Fall Fashion Show. Volunteers and staff will be modeling the quality clothing donated by people in our communities to help men, women and children in need. To enjoy some bargain shopping, arrive at 10 a.m. A light lunch will be served at noon and the program begins at 1 p.m.

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church 50 N. Prospect St., Akron. Nov. 7 to Dec. 7. Impressions of Holy Trinity, all-media show is part of the celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the Holy Trinity building on Prospect Street in Akron. 330-376-5154.

Mount Calvary Baptist Church 442 Bell St., Akron. 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Free urgent care services, walk-ins only. Patient eligibility: must sign an affidavit noting monthly income and lack of insurance, Annual income at or below 200 percent of poverty level, and a photo ID. Under 18 must be accompanied by parent/guardian.

Mount Lebanon Baptist Church 180 Edward Ave., Akron. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Mens Day Annual Brunch; speaker is the Rev. Mark Rheins, $5 donation. Mens Day Tailgate Fellowship Party in the church hall 6 p.m. Nov. 8 before the Ohio State-Michigan State game. 68th Mens Day 11 a.m. Nov. 9; speaker is the Rev. Dr. Booker Person of Harvey Ill. Theme is The Relevance of a Christian Man. Information, 330-376-6378.

Nativity of the Lord Jesus Catholic Church 2425 Myersville Road, Springfield Township. Noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. 34th annual Spaghetti Dinner. Menu includes spaghetti, homemade meatballs/sauce, salad or applesauce, rolls and butter, dessert, coffee, tea or milk. Adults $8; Children $4. Carry-out dinners are available. 330-699-5086.

Northside Christian Church 7615 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Saturday to Nov. 9. The Mens Ministry Pack the PODS Food Drive. Nonperishable food items, paper products, cleaning supplies, personal care items and money are being collected to benefit the Helping Hands Food Pantry and the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank.

Queen of Heaven Church 1800 Steese Road, Green. 7 p.m. Thursday. Mass in Commemoration of Faithful Departed. Those who died in the past year will be remembered. 330-896-2345.

St. George Family Center 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 14. Project: St. Nicholas Returns Inc. presents 20th anniversary Auction/Dinner. Theme: Gifting in Secret. Chuck Schuster will share stories of St. Nicholas. Cost is $30 per person. To RSVP, email register@psnr.org.

St. Matthew Evangelical Lutheran Church 5451 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Holiday Craft Show featuring crafts and candles, baked goods, candies, jewelry and more. There will also be soup, sandwiches and desserts served throughout the day. Free admission.

St. Michael the Archangel Parish 12:30-7:30 p.m. Sunday. Biennial Diocesan Youth Convention (DYC 14). Approximately 400 teenagers and chaperones from throughout the six-county Catholic Diocese of Youngstown will participate. This event celebrates the gifts of young people and assists them in learning, sharing and practicing their faith. Cost is $25 per person. For more information, go to http://youngstownoyyam.weebly.com/2014-diocesan-youth-convention.html.

Tallmadge Lutheran Church 759 East Ave., Tallmadge. Noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Community Day of Caring. Accepting donations of canned goods, new toys and new small appliances and gift cards. The items will be donated to the families of Pleasantville, N.J., a town devastated by Superstorm Sandy. For more information, call 330-634-6549 or 330-414-0208.

Zion United Church of Christ Beck Fellowship Hall, 415 S. Main St., North Canton. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 15. 2014 fundraiser. The fundraiser will include a steak dinner and a sports-themed silent auction. Dr. James King, grandson of NFL founder Ralph Hay, will deliver the keynote address. Tickets are $25.

Performances

Church of Our Saviour, Episcopal 471 Crosby St., Akron. 4 p.m. Sunday. A service of Choral Evensong will be presented. The Parish Choir, with organist/choirmaster Richard Shirey, will sing a setting of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis. The anthem will be The Holy Vine by Andrew Moore, with the solo part sung by Jackson Hederstrom.

CrossPoint Alliance Church 855 Rothrock Road, Copley. 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. The African Childrens Choir will perform a program of well-loved childrens songs, traditional Spirituals and Gospel favorites. Free. A free-will offering will be taken.

Faith Lutheran Church 2726 W. Market St., Fairlawn. 4 p.m. Nov. 9. Organist Felix Hall will perform on the newly restored Schantz 32 rank pipe organ. Free.

Holy Spirit Church 4341 E. 131st St., Garfield Heights. 4 p.m. Sunday. The Holy Spirit Choir will be joined by the New Spirit Contemporary Ensemble of the United Methodist Church of Kent, and Canticum Novum Renaissance Choir of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Akron. The concert will benefit the construction of St. Joseph Hospital in Boma, the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Peoples Baptist Church 525 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. 4 p.m. Nov. 9. 42nd Annual Choir Anniversary, featuring a concert of sacred songs. 330-253-4073.

St. Francis Xavier Church 606 E. Washington St., Medina. 7 p.m. Nov. 10. The Medina Community Band will present its annual Veterans Day Concert.

St. Mary Catholic Church 527 Beall Ave., Wooster. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. The Cantata Singers will present the fall concert, A Season of Thanks. A free-will offering till be taken.

Trinity United Church of Christ, Canton 3909 Blackburn Road NW, Canton. 7 p.m. Saturday. The 30-member Brass Band of the Western Reserve will perform.

Westminister Presbyterian Church 1250 W. Exchange St., Akron. 5 p.m. Sunday. Five and 5 Concert Series presents the Festival Chorus and Orchestra. Program: Highlights from Messiah. Free.

Speakers

First Friday Club of Greater Akron Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway, Akron. 11:15 a.m. Nov. 14. Karla J. Bellinger will present To Be Young and Catholic in the U.S. Cost of the luncheon is $15. For reservations, call 330-535-7668 or go to www.firstfridayclubofgreaterakron.org.

Independence Middle School 6111 Archwood Drive, Independence. 7 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Tony Flanney, an Irish priest censured by the Vatican, will speak. His topic is the importance of conscience in the Catholic Church. For more information, go to www.futurechurch.org/events.

St. Michael the Archangel Parish Fannon Center, 3430 St. Michael Drive NW, Canton. 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13. The Hamilton Forum presents Jeannie DeFazio, professor of education at Walsh University. Her topic will be Inclusion of Individuals with Disabilities in Church and Society. Cost with box lunch is $12, presentation only $6. Reservations, 330-649-1231 or email thehamiltonforum@yahoo.com.

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