The Herald, Sharon, Pa.


May 30, 2014

Religion briefs from May 30, 2014

- — Cana's Corner hosts David Hamilton tonight

SHARON -- Cana’s Corner, located in the former Book Rack building at 114 W. State St., Sharon, will welcome the return of David Hamilton, who sings gospel and a medley of oldies, from 6 to 8 p.m. today. Refreshments will be available.

Info: 724-866-3061.

Willing Workers breakfast Saturday

FARRELL – Valley Baptist Church, 500 Sharon-New Castle Road, invites the public to its Willing Workers Annual Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Cost is $8

Christ Lutheran begins summer services times

SHARON – Christ Lutheran Church, 396 Buhl Blvd., will begin their summer worship schedule Sunday. There will be one service, at 9:30 a.m. On Thursdays, there will be a 6 p.m. service for those unable to attend on Sundays.

Trinity Presbyterian begins summer hours

MERCER – Summer schedule through August for Trinity Presbyterian Church, 110 East Market St., begins Sunday, with worship service at 10 a.m. Adult-staffed care through pre-kindergarten age is provided in the nursery. Older children are invited to share worship with their families.

Adult Sunday school classes will be at 9 a.m. Little Lambs, K-4, and young adult classes will be on break until September.

CASV Campground Ministry under way

SHENANGO VALLEY – Christian Associates of the Shenango Valley has started its annual Campground Ministry on Sunday at the Shenango River Lake campground off Route 18 North.

Service time is 10 a.m. Sundays, with guest speakers and musicians. The program concludes Aug. 31.

Weekly gospel concert series slated in Sharon

SHARON – Gospel On The Greens, a gospel music and ministry concert series that started in the spring of 2013 in Greenville, is coming to Sharon.

The series will be held at Bicentennial Park along Sterling Avenue behind Connelly Manor and is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Sundays through July, beginning Sunday.

Different local groups will perform, singing old and new gospel music as well as ministering the good news of Jesus Christ. Bring your friends and a chair.

Gospel On The Greens is not affiliated with any church or denomination. If your church group would like to participate, call Ira Whitney at 724-718-2692; there are still a few dates available.

Gospel On The Greens will continuing in Greenville as well, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Warren pastor to speak at Greater Mount Zion

FARRELL – Greater Mount Zion Church of God in Christ, 1825 Roemer Blvd., will welcome Pastor George Austin of King of Kings Church of God in Christ, Warren, Ohio, for a 5 p.m. service Sunday.

Stevens Family slated at Gentle Shepherd

HERMITAGE – The Stevens Family of Warren, Ohio, will give a free concert at 10:30 a.m. June 8 in Gentle Shepherd Church of the Nazarene, 3480 Shenango Valley Freeway.

Grove City professors win Amy Writing Awards

GROVE CITY – Two Grove City College professors won coveted Amy Writing Awards for columns they penned in 2013 applying biblical principles to real-world events.

Dr. Paul G. Kengor, professor of political science, and Dr. Mark W. Hendrickson, associate professor of economics, each picked up an Award of Outstanding Merit and a $1,000 prize for their work. Kengor earned his award for “Defender of Biblical and Natural Law,” which was published by The American Spectator on Dec. 24, 2013. Hendrickson was recognized for “Uncle Sam to American’s ‘Wise Virgins’: Drop Dead,” which was published by Forbes on Aug. 29, 2013.

“The Awards are designed to recognize creative, skillful journalism that applies biblical principles to stories about issues and lives. The goal is for non-Christian readers to see the relevance of biblical truth and for Christian readers to become disciples,” according to the Amy Foundation. Award-winning entries must be published in “secular journalistic outlets.”

Kengor is executive director of The Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College and a best-selling author. His latest book is “11 Principles of a Reagan Conservative.” Hendrickson is a regular contributor to Forbes and other outlets. Their work appears regularly in a variety of print and online publications.

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