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.
Christ Is the Answer Ministries: 379 E. South St., Akron. 7:09 p.m. Friday. Praise & Worship service with Elder Candice Allen.
Dominican Sisters of Peace Motherhouse: 1230 W. Market St., Akron. 3 p.m. Sept. 15. “Building Racial Harmony” series – Building and Sustaining Authentic Relationships. The Rev. Bryndon Glass, founder and lead pastor of Shepherd’s Pasture for All Nations (S.P.A.N.) in Tallmadge and the Rev. Rick McKee, lead pastor of Redemption Chapel in Stow will share their story of how they developed a genuine relationship. The event is free and open to the public.
Haven of Rest Ministries: 175 E. Market St., Akron. 10 a.m. Tuesday. Haven of Rest’s Women’s Auxiliary program will feature Judge Todd McKenney, Barberton Municipal Court, advising on how to avoid probate. 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 email@example.com. Also, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Friday to Saturday. Sept. 6-7 Night of Hope, parking lot of Macy’s Department Store Summit Mall, 3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn. Experience the hidden homelessness in our community. Families, friends, churches, businesses and civic groups will experience sleeping a night in a car. Funds raised will provide help and hope for men, women and children at Haven of Rest. To register a team or for more information, go to www.havenofrest.org.
Hill’s Temple First Born Church of the Living God: 799 S. Arlington St., Akron. Annual Homecoming Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Speaker is Evangelist Michael Porter of Fort Mills, S.C.; 11 a.m. Sept. 8, speaker is Elder Lamont Davis, Akron; 4 p.m. Sept. 8, with Elder Porter. For more information, call 234-738-6166.
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.
The House of the Lord: 1650 Diagonal Road, Akron. 45th Founder’s Day Celebration: 7 p.m. Friday, First Lady’s Night with the Rev. Gina Stewart, senior pastor of Christ Missionary Baptist Church, Memphis, Tennessee; 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sept. 8, services with the Rev. Jerry Fryar, senior pastor of Gospel Lighthouse Church, Columbus; 5 p.m. Sept. 8, Special presentation with Bishop Joey Johnson; 6 p.m. Sept. 8, service with the Rev. R.A. Vernon, senior pastor of The WORD Church, Cleveland. For more information, go to www.thotl.org.
Mary, Queen of Heaven and Earth Chapter of Magnificat: Walsh University, Barrette Center, 2020 E. Maple St., North Canton. 8:30 a.m. Sept. 21. Breakfast with guest speaker Cindy Russo. $21. Reservations are due by Sept. 14. For information and reservations, go to www.magnificatstark.weebly.com.
Queen of Heaven Church: 1800 Steese Road, Green. 9 a.m. Monday. Labor Day Mass. Donut social will follow. 330-896-2345.
Redeemer North Hill UMC 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. Also, 11:30 a.m. Fridays, free lunch and clothing store.
Saint 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. Raphael Center: 4365 Fulton Drive NW, Canton. 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Lenten Mission Book Study of “Life of Christ” by Venerable Fulton Sheen.
Westminster Presbyterian Church: 1250 W. Exchange St., Akron. 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Join the church in welcoming Valerie Thorson, the new Interim Music Director/Organist. www.westminsterakron.org.
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