Events

 

Calvary Temple: 3045 Albrecht Ave., Akron. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Calvary Temple Back to School Bash.

 

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. For more information, call 330-935-0132.

 

The Chapel in Marlboro: 8700 State Route 619, Marlboro Township. 6-8 p.m. Aug. 12-16. Five-day Summer Theatre Camp, with Kevin Kern, theater chair at the University of Mount Union. For students in third through sixth grade. Registration is $75. To register, call 330-935-0132.

 

Christ Is the Answer Ministries: 379 E. South St., Akron. 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Celebrating 25 years of ministry with Bishop Robbie Baxter; 4 p.m. Sunday, with Bishop Josephus Johnson of the House of the Lord.

 

Christ is the Answer Ministries: 421 W. Thornton St., Akron. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Community Health Fair presented by the Christian education department.

 

Greensburg United Methodist Church: 2161 Greensburg Road, Green. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Aug.10. Green Sibshop, a monthly program for kids in grades 3-6 who have a sibling with special health or developmental needs. Also, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 10, Green Sibshop for Teens, for grades 7-12. To register a child, call 330-244-7650 or go to www.greensburgumc.net.

 

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 County Historical Society presenting “Necessity Is the Mother of Invention.” Come early for some 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.

 

Heal Your Life: Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron, 3300 Morewood Road, Fairlawn. 4 p.m. Aug. 11. The Rev. Joani Worthy from Cleveland will teach new thought and metaphysical principles.

 

Hill’s Temple First Born Church of the Living God: 799 S. Arlington St., Akron. 11 a.m. Aug. 11. Annual Youth Day Service with speaker Prophet Marcellus Winters of Columbus and praise dancer Paige Henderson from Cleveland. For more information, call Sandra Jackson at 330-322-0146.

 

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.

 

Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church: 401 Robert St., Akron. Saturday. Bus shopping trip to Grove City Premium Outlets. Bus will depart at 9 a.m. and return about 5 p.m. For more information, call Marilyn Maxwell at 330-842-0159.

 

Mount Lebanon Baptist Church: 180 Edward Ave., Akron. 11 a.m. Aug. 10. Women’s Day brunch with Sister Charlotte Wade of United Baptist Church. Tickets are $10.

 

Queen of Heaven Church: 1800 Steese Road, Green. 5-9:30 p.m. Saturday. FUNDAY picnic for the community and parish. Including midway games, inflatables and Magical Train rides. Dinners catered by Boy Scout Troop 334 from 5-7:30 p.m. Adult dinner $10 per person, Children’s dinner $7 per person. For more information, call 330-896-2345. Also, 7 p.m. Thursday. Aug. 8, Mass of Thanksgiving honoring nurses with the Peace Together Choir.

 

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.

 

Rooted in Christ Community Church: 916 Patterson Ave., Akron. 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday. Revival with Elder Kenneth Kirksey, pastor of Power House of Faith in Waycross, Georgia. 330-376-7533.

 

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, Clothing Closet open by appointment. 330-864-3060.

 

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church: 1034 Brown St., Akron. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Rummage sale. For more information, call Susan Stefancik at 330-699-4275.

 

St. Raphael Center: 4365 Fulton Drive NW, Canton. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Lenten Mission Book Study of “Life of Christ” by Bishop Fulton Sheen.

 

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. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church: 4600 Fulton Drive NW, Canton. 9-2 p.m. Aug. 10. Trunk and Treasure Sale. Vendors can set up a space for $10. Food trucks will be available. 330-492-4591.

 

Westminster Presbyterian Church: 1250 W. Exchange St., Akron. 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Worship service will be followed by a farewell reception for Alcee Chriss III, music director and organist. www.westminsterakron.org.

 

Performances

 

The Chapel in Marlboro: 8700 State Route 619, Marlboro Township. 6 p.m. Aug. 11. Seventh Day Slumber will perform. For tickets, go to www.marlboro-chapel.com.

 

Chapel of Prayer: 1811 Brittain Road, Akron. 6 p.m. Sunday. The Farm Hands in concert. Love offering will be accepted. 330-633-7575.

 

The Church of the Western Reserve: 30500 Fairmount Blvd., Pepper Pike. 7 p.m. Friday. Zero to Sixty will perform. Free, but  donations will be accepted. For more information, call 440-442-2220.

 

Shaw JCC: 750 White Pond Drive, Akron. 6 p.m. Wednesday. The Israeli Scouts Tzofim Friendship Caravan presents a free community concert. For more information, call 330-867-7850.

 

Vacation Bible School

 

Manchester United Methodist Church: 5625 Manchester Road, New Franklin. 9-11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. Vacation Bible School “Let’s Make A Choice.” Ages 4 through the sixth grade. For reservations, call Willa at 330-283-2927.

 

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church: 2121 Sixth St., Cuyahoga Falls. 3-7 p.m. Vacation Bible School “Armor of God.” For children from Kindergarten through Fourth Grade. To register, call 330-929-2683.

 

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