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. Also, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step recovery program for hurting people and those who love them. 10:15 a.m. March 31, special service with Angel Dague and Mike Sobitz presenting a service focusing on human trafficking and exploitation. For more information, call 330-935-0132.

Christ Is the Answer Ministries: 349 E. South St., Akron. 7:09 p.m. Wednesday. Pre-anniversary service with Bishop James Talbert and Greater Faith Apostolic Church.

Fairlawn-West United Church of Christ: 2095 W. Market St., Fairlawn. 10 a.m. to noon April 3. “Making ‘Cents’ of Retirement” will include information on new Medicare benefits and penalties, financial planning and estate planning. Free. For reservations, call 330-933-9977.

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

Morning Star Baptist Church: 1360 Newton St., Akron. 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Annual Women’s Day service with the Rev. Danita Harris. 330-217-1470.

Park United Methodist Church: 2308 24th St., Akron. 6:30 p.m. April 3. Dinner and Lenten drama presented by the Malone College Drama Troupe. 330-745-3714.

Queen of Heaven Church: 1800 Steese Road, Green. 7-8:30 p.m. Mondays through April 8. Journey to Peace bereavement support. Also, Lenten dinners will be served Fridays through April 12. Stations of the Cross will be held at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Fridays through April 10. For more information, call 330-896-2345.

Redeemer North Hill United Methodist 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 lifestyle. Also, 11:30 a.m. Fridays, free lunch and clothing store.

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church: LaPlace Events & Banquet Hall, 1850 Buchholzer Blvd., Akron. 5-9 p.m. Saturday. The Rev. Curtis A Minter’s 25th pastoral anniversary banquet. For more information and tickets, call Beverly at 330-701-3682 or Alisa at 330-256-7047.

St. John Christian Methodist Episcopal Church: 1233 S. Hawkins Ave., Akron. 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Bible studies. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, soup kitchen. Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays starting April 3, clothing closet open by appointment. 330-864-3060.

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. John C.M.E. Church: 1233 S. Hawkins Ave., Akron. 4 p.m. Sunday. St. John C.M.E. Church Adult Usher Board's 73rd annual Usher Day celebration. Featured speaker is the Rev. Dr. Earl D. Hudson.

St. Paul's Episcopal Church: 1361 W. Market St., Akron. 10 a.m. Mondays, through April 15. Lenten book study with the Rev. Susan Tiffany. A study reflecting on the book “Dethroning Mammon: Making Money Serve Grace” by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby. For more information or to register, call 330-836-9327, ext. 20.

St. Sebastian Parish: 476 Mull Ave., Akron. 12:15-12:45 p.m. Sunday. “Understanding & Following the Latin Mass.” 330-869-0682.

St. Vincent de Paul Church: 164 W. Market St., Akron. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Community prayer service “Finding Hope & Healing Beyond Heroin,” an evening of hope and healing for those impacted by the opioid crisis in our community. http://stvincentchurch.com/.

Wintergreen Ledges Church of God: 1889 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron. 5:30-7 p.m. Friday. Free hot meal. 330-753-3027.

 

Performances

Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse: Chapel, 1230 W. Market St., Akron. 4 p.m. March 31. The Peace Together Choir presents a Lenten concert.

St. Bernard Catholic Church: 44 University Ave., Akron. 7:30 p.m. March 29 and 30. "Compassion: The Musical," a live-action, culturally diverse performance that tells the story of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. For more information, go to www.stbernardakron.org.

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