The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

January 24, 2014

Religion briefs from Jan 24, 2014


Herald staff

- — Annual Christian Unity Service is Sunday

HERMITAGE – Christian Associates of the Shenango Valley’s annual Christian Unity Service is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Sunday in Central Christian Church, 218 Meadowbrook Road. The Rev. David Dawson, executive presbyter of the Presbytery of Shenango, will be guest speaker for the public service.

Theme is “Has Christ Been Divided?”

An ecumenical choir will minister. All singers are encouraged to participate. There will be no auditions or robes or vestments worn. There will be rehearsals at 10 a.m. Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday, both in Central Christian.

Unity Presbyterian Church music director and organist Jane Bartholomew will direct the choir.

Checks will be distributed to local charities – the funds from which came from the fall Harvest Hunger Walk sponsored by Christian Associates. The Community Food Warehouse, Prince of Peace, Episcopal Community Services, and Meals on Wheels will receive money in addition to a check being offered to the local representative of Heifer International.

Refreshments will follow in the church Fellowship Hall. Info: 724-347-1703.

‘Healing for Your Soul’ workshop set for Feb. 1

FARRELL – The Rev. Tiffany Holden presents “Loving You II, A Healing for Your Soul” at 2 p.m. Feb. 1 in Greater Morris Chapel A.M.E. Church, 926 Darr Ave. Donation is $10.

Those attending the workshop are asked to bring a small ace bandage and to wear red shoes (or socks or slippers, as long as they are red).

Info or reservations: Rev. Tiffany Holden, 724-699-3201.