Ruth AME Zion Church sets annual prayer event
SHARON — A group from Ruth African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church in Sharon will hold its annual prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. today in Keystone Blind Association, 1230 Stambaugh Ave.
Sister Phyllis Bolling of Second Baptist Church in Farrell will speak.
Donations will be taken. Info: 346-6024.
Linda Weber performing in Apostolic Christian
SHARON — Linda Weber will give a concert at 11 a.m. Sunday in Apostolic Christian Church, 664 Cedar Ave.
‘Passion of the Christ’ showing at SV Baptist
HERMITAGE — Shenango Valley Baptist Church, 40 S. Neshannock Road, will offer a free showing of “The Passion of the Christ” at 6 p.m. Sunday.
First Baptist Church plans spring revival
FARRELL — A spring revival is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday in First Baptist Church, 1120 Darr Ave.
The Rev. Nathaniel Pennybaker, pastor of Triedstone Baptist Church in Rankin, Pa., will be guest preacher.
Community choirs will minister.
Meeting set for business men’s fellowship group
SHARON — Shenango Valley Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Keystone Blind Association, 1230 Stambaugh Ave.
The Rev. Pearly Carr, pastor of Victory Harvest Ministries, will speak at 7:30 p.m. His group is a faith-based ministry to the homeless and those with drug or alcohol addictions.
Women are welcome. Dinner reservations are needed by Monday. Call 724-981-8959.
Adult faith formation event set in KCHS
HERMITAGE — An adult faith formation evening, “Scripture and Tradition: Foundations of Faith,” is slated from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria Kennedy Catholic High School.
Participants will learn about and reflect on Jesus, the fullness of revelation, scripture, and the Catholic Church’s tradition.
All parishioners are invited. Those who have been part of “Why Catholic” groups can add to the experience.
Registration deadline is Monday.
Registration or info: Kathy Higgins, at Notre Dame’s religious education office, 724-981-9447.
Grace in the Wilderness planning bands’ concert
SHENANGO TOWNSHIP — Shudder and Dust ’n Ashes will give a free concert April 22 in Grace in the Wilderness Fellowship, 37 Grange Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Matt Rhodes, radio personality with 107.1 FM The Freq, will be on hand. An offering will be taken. The church’s Never Underestimate The Son (NUTS) youth group host.
Info: 724-528-2211 or www.GITWF.com
Villa Maria center offering pair of programs
VILLA MARIA, Lawrence County — Villa Maria Retreat Center, one mile south of U.S. 422 on Evergreen Road, will host two programs over the next two weeks.
A series of workshops on the Enneagram is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 22. Cost is $35 per person and includes lunch. Registration is needed.
“Creating Emotional Fulfillment” is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. April 27, as part of the Complementary Health Series. Donation is $5. Registration will be taken.
Info: Cindy Wilpula, 724-964-8920, Ext. 3241.
First Baptist Church choir sets spring program
FARRELL — The Sanctuary Choir of First Baptist Church will have its annual spring program at 4 p.m. April 23 in the church at 1120 Darr Ave.
The Rev. Marvin Morris, pastor of Greater Morris Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Farrell, will preach. He will be accompanied by his choir and congregation.
SV Christian Associates plans annual dinner
HERMITAGE — Christian Associates of the Shenango Valley will hold its annual dinner at 6:30 p.m. April 27 in St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church’s social hall, next door to the church at 2230 Highland Road.
Judge Francis J. Fornelli will speak.
Donation is $10. Reservations are needed by Monday, with forms available from pastors or delegates, or call 724-347-3298.
Crossing Paths ministry schedules spring banquet
HERMITAGE — Crossing Paths (Don Reed Ministries) in Hermitage will hold its spring banquet at 6:30 p.m. April 28 in Brentford House, Hubbard,
Jonathan White will speak. He was a 2005 SGN “Male Vocalist of the Year” nominee and is known for his “Church of Change,” “Don’t Drink the Water” and “The Passion of the Christ” southern gospel songs.
Reservations are needed for the full-dinner buffet. Sponsors are being sought to defray expenses. Table sponsorship is $90 for a table of eight. Reservations and money are due by April 24. An offering will be taken.
Info: 724-981-7777 or 724-981-7779.
Living Word Christian welcoming guest speaker
WEST SALEM TOWNSHIP — Willie Santiago will be guest minister at 10 a.m. April 30 in Living Word Christian Center, 21 S. Maysville Road.
He and his wife and family are from Jovianos, Cuba, and provide leadership and guidance to 120 churches across the entire island. He also is involved with the country’s expanding house-church movement.
Host Pastors Jim and Jan Chapin work with Santiago through Eagle Rock Covenant Network of Churches, of which Santiago also is a member.
Info: 724-588-2140 or www.livingwordchristian.org
Compiled by Lisa Mehler,
Herald editorial assistant
Ruth AME Zion Church sets annual prayer event
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