Milestones

Westminster Presbyterian Church: 1250 W. Exchange St., Akron. Westminster Presbyterian Church announced a new Music Director/Organist, Alcee Chriss III. Chriss's first Sunday will be Sept. 30.

Events

The Chapel in Marlboro: 8700 State Route 619, Marlboro Township. 6 p.m. Sundays. Griefshare is a ministry to individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one, providing help in recovering from loss. For more information, call 330-935-0132.

Faith in Action of Western Stark County: Massillon Recreation Center, 505 Erie St. N. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. Annual Health, Wellness and Lifestyle Fair. Includes activities and vital health and wellness information. For more information, call 330-837-2705.

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

Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church: 1225 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. 10 a.m. Sunday. Homecoming and Friends and Family Days special service with guest speaker the Rev. Kevin Byous, Jr. of Philippi Missionary Baptist Church of Cleveland. 330-864-6635.

Liberty Bible Church: 2215 State Route 183, Atwater. 6:30 p.m. Sunday. A showing of the Christian movie “War Room." Free. 330-947-3737.

Love INC Medina: Bunker Hill Golf Course, 3060 Pearl Road, Medina. 9-10:30 a.m. Oct. 3. Love INC Medina and Senior Benefit Advantage Gap Ministry Kick-Off. Breakfast and Learn about Senior Benefit Advantage Gap Ministry. For tickets, call 330-256-3114 or email bruce@loveincmedina.org.

New Dimensions: 3700 38th St. NW, Canton. 5-7 p.m. Sundays. Through Nov. 4. The Rev. Toni Pugh will conduct an eight-week training course on "Deliverance: How to Cast Out Devils." For registration details, call or text 330-224-0570.

Our Lady of the Cedars of Mt. Lebanon: 507 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road, Fairlawn. Sunday through Oct. 1. Nine Day Novena to St. Theresa Little Flower of the Infant Jesus and of the Holy Face. Devotions begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call 330-666-3598 or email ourladyofthecedarschurch@gmail.com.

Our Lady of the Elms Motherhouse: 1230 W. Market St., Akron. 3 p.m. Sept. 30. Dr. Tania Lodge, Clinical Director of Minority Behavioral Health Group in Akron, will present “Understanding the African-American Experience: An Attempt to Strengthen Cross-Cultural Relationships”.

Prince of Peace Missionary Baptist Church: 844 Garth Ave., Akron. 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. First Anniversary Celebration for the Rev. Timothy and first lady Donna Wagner. Afternoon guest speaker is the Rev. Curtis Minter, Shiloh Baptist Church, Akron. 330-762-4997.

Queen of Heaven Church: 1800 Steese Road, Green. 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 1. Journey to Peace Bereavement Support, a ministry of information, consolation, spiritual and emotional support. For more information and to register, call Sue Lyons at 330-499-3937. Also, 11 a.m Sept. 30, Bring Your Pets to Mass special outdoor Mass with pet blessing. Pets must be leashed or in carriers. 330-896-2345.

Redeemer North Hill United Methodist Church: 265 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron. 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Christian Bible Study Class. Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. with Special Music by Thomas Ralls. Also, every Friday Feed My Sheep program, 11 a.m. informal service followed by 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. meal open to the public.

St. Andrew Episcopal Church: 765 Thayer St., Akron. 4 p.m. Sunday. Solemn Evensong, a traditional Anglican Service, 20 choristers presenting choral music.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church: 1044 Brown St., Akron. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Purse and Jewelry Sale. New and gently used purses and jewelry. For information, call Susan Stefancik at 330-699-4275.

St. John Lutheran Church: 550 E. Wilbeth Road, Akron. 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Cabbage Rolls to Go. $3.50 each. Call to order, 330-773-4128.

St. Matthew Rectory: 2603 Benton St., Akron. 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday. A Cancer Spirituality Group for those on the cancer journey, those who are facing the diagnosis of cancer or have faced the diagnosis in the past or are interested in exploring and talking about the cancer experience in the context of spirituality. 330-628-5725.

St. Vincent de Paul Church: 164 W. Market St., Akron. Divorce Workshop continues through Oct. 9. The six-week workshop will deal with the difficulties of and reclaiming your life after divorce. For more information, call Jim at 330-858-8311 or Marie at 330-697-5782.

Wintergreen Ledges Church of God: 1889 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. 5:30-7 p.m. Friday. Dinner’s on - Free Hot Meal. 330-753-3027.

Performances

First Congregational Church of Akron: 292 E. Market St. 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Cleveland Chamber Choir presents “Remembrance: War, Peace & Comfort.” Free. 330-253-5109 or www.akronfcc.org.

North Canton Community Christian Church: 210 N. Main St. 4 p.m. Sunday. Bob Blyer’s Meadowbrook Big Band free concert. A freewill offering will be accepted. 330-499-5458.

St. Sebastian Parish: 476 Mull Ave., Akron. 4 p.m. Sept. 30. The Keller Consort will perform in St. Sebastian Zwisler Hall. Free.

United Presbyterian Church in Cuyahoga Falls: 2819 Hudson Drive, Cuyahoga Falls. 2 p.m. Sept. 30. Janice Kobb will perform a concert on the Schantz Pipe Organ. A Celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Schantz Pipe Organ. 330-928-4699.

 

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