Events

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church: 129 S. Union St., Akron. 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 28. The Rev. Jerry Hall offers "Introduction to Orthodoxy." For more information, call 330-434-0000 or email office@annunciationakron.org.

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

Christ Episcopal Church: 118 S. Mantua St., Kent. 10 a.m. Oct. 7. Annual Blessing of the Animals. Pets should be in carries or on leashes. 330-256-8994.

Christ Is the Answer Ministries: 379 E. South St., Akron. 7:09 p.m. Friday. Special praise service with Elder Floyd Frye as featured speaker.

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

Family of Faith United Methodist Church: 800 E. Market St., Akron. 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Swiss steak and creamed chicken dinner. $9, $4.50 ages 4-10.

Haven of Rest Ministries: 175 E. Market St., Akron. 10 a.m. Tuesday. Haven of Rest’s Women’s Auxiliary program will feature the Summit-Up Cloggers. Come early for bargain shopping. There will be a noon luncheon and the program will begin at 1 p.m. For more information, call Rose Rose at 330-535-1563 or email rrose@havenofrest.org.

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.

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

Manchester United Methodist Church: 5625 Manchester Road, New Franklin. 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday. Homemade soup, salad and dessert dinner. Following the dinner will be Fall Vespers and Campfire Worship beginning at 6 p.m. in the Outdoor Chapel/Pavilion. For more information, call 330-882-4818.

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.

New Life Episcopal: 13118 Church Ave. NW, Lake Township. 7 p.m. Sunday. Interdenominational Taize Service. Taize prayer, silence and beautiful music. For more information, go to www.cometonewlife.org.

New Trinity Missionary Baptist Church: 1380 Hartford Ave., Akron. 5 p.m. Sunday. Youth Gospel Explosion 2018. Special guest appearance by Freshman Singers, Ohio Heavenly Mimes Ministry, Lil Unity and the Anointed Hall Family Phase 2. $8 adults, $5 ages 12 or younger. 330-338-0026 or 330-252-0127. Also, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 6, flea market. For more information, call 330-864-6519.

Our Lady of the Elms Motherhouse: 1230 W. Market St., Akron. 3 p.m. Sunday.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.”

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. The Rosary will be prayed outdoors every Tuesday in October. Also, 11 a.m Sunday, Bring Your Pets to Mass special outdoor Mass with pet blessing. Pets must be leashed or in carriers. 330-896-2345.

Redeemer North Hill UM Church: 265 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron. 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Christian Bible Study Class open to anyone interested in learning more about a Christian life style.

Springfield Church of the Brethren: 3500 Albrecht Ave., Springfield Township. 7 p.m. Saturday. 150th anniversary celebration. Hymn sing and refreshments. 330-628-3058.

St. Hilary Church: 2750 E. Market St., Fairlawn. Noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 6 and 8:30-1:30 a.m. Oct. 7. Fair trade sale. Most items are crafted and produced by hand by artisans.

St. John the Baptist Church: 1044 Brown St., Akron. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday. Purse and jewelry sale. For more information, call Susan at 330-699-4275.

St. Sebastian Parish School Library: 500 Mull Ave., Akron. 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday. Good News Book Fair. Richard Cowdrey, author of “Fiona the Hippo,” will sign and discuss his book. Also, noon-12:30 p.m. Oct. 7, "Understanding & Following the Latin Mass." For information, call 330-869-0682.

St. Vincent de Paul Church: 164 W. Market St., Akron. Divorce Workshop continues through Oct. 9. 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.

The Vine Fellowship Church: The HUB Community Center, 3676 Community Lane, Copley. Noon to 3 p.m. Oct. 10. Seniors Afternoon Out. Free lunch and a seminar on 2018 Taxes and Supplemental Insurance. 330-576-6608.

Performances

St. Sebastian Parish: 476 Mull Ave., Akron. 4 p.m. Sunday.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. Sunday. 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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