Bethlehem journey at Calvary church tonight
COOLSPRING TOWNSHIP – “A Journey Through Bethlehem” will be presented at 7 p.m. today in Calvary Fellowship Chapel, 1033 N. Perry Highway. Those attending will see shepherds in the fields. King Herod on the throne and the manger where the baby Jesus was born.
The free program will include hot chocolate and a free gift.
New Light sets ‘The Light’ adult fellowship
SHARON – New Light Missionary Baptist Church will hold “The Light,” an adult fellowship with praise dance, singing, poetry, Christian jazz and refreshments, at 8 p.m. Saturday in the church’s Christian education center, on the corner of Morrison Street and Cedar Avenue.
Participants will be Jeffery Baymon as DJ, and Danielle Wilder, mistress of ceremonies.
Covenant couple to play at Central Christian
HERMITAGE – Central Christian Church, 218 Meadowbrook Road, will celebrate “Christmas Sunday” at the 10:15 service Sunday. Special music will be provided by Jeff and Becky Johns of Covenant Presbyterian Church of Sharon. Communion will be celebrated.
South Py Community Church cantata Sunday
SOUTH PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP -- The adult choir of South Pymatuning Community Church, 3400 Tamarack Drive, will present a cantata, “Bethlehem Morning,” during the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday.
Children’s pageant slated at Trinity Presbyterian
MERCER – Children at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 110 East Market St., will present a Christmas pageant during the 11 a.m. service Sunday.
The church is accessible for everyone. An adult-supervised nursery is available.
Info and transportation: 724-662-2680.
Temple of Praise slates youth program
SHARON – The youth department of Temple of Praise Church of God in Christ, 170 N. Sharpsville Ave., will present a program of songs, recitations and mimes at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Christmas praise to ring from Wilmington Alliance
NEW WILMINGTON – New Wilmington Alliance Church, 127 N. New Castle St., will hold “A Night of Christmas Praises” at 6 p.m. Sunday. The audience will participate in carol singing with some of New Wilmington’s best musical talent.
Candlelight, story marks holiday at Zion’s Church
TRANSFER – Zion’s United Church of Christ, 17 Church St., will celebrate the birth of Christ at 7 p.m. Monday with the reading of a children’s story, “The Legend of the Candy Cane,” climaxing with a candlelight service.
Miracle Valley to present children’s program
HERMITAGE – Miracle Valley, 2119 Valley View Road, will present a children’s Christmas program at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.
Bruce Richael Ministries marks 35th anniversary
FARRELL -- The congregation of Love Christian Center, 411 Hamilton Ave., will celebrate the 35th anniversary of Bruce Richael Bible Ministries Inc. at 7 p.m. Dec. 29. Speaker will be Pastor E.P. Adams, accompanied by his congregation and worship team from the Old Glory Church, Youngstown.
Deliverance services set at New & Living Way
FARRELL – New and Living Way Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, 927 Lee Ave., will hold an hour of restoration and deliverance, “Power of Deliverance,” at 10 a.m. each Thursday in the church.
Bethlehem journey at Calvary church tonight
Church briefs for April 18, 2014
A roundup of events occurring at area churches.
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Church to exit after 111 years
The 111-year-old Bethlehem Presbyterian Church will hold their final services at their 710 Carnegie Ave. home Sunday.
Ministry slates dinner theater
A new theater group affiliated with Greater Mount Zion Church of God in Christ has been rehearsing for its first production next month.
- Religion briefs from March 14, 2014
Life’s hardships can lead us right into path of God’s providence
Early on in ministry, there came an experience I would be glad to have never again in this life. Having been called by a young husband to come, I drove into the driveway of a modest home in a quiet neighborhood. The caller’s wife answered my knock at the door – her face ashen, a look of horror in her eyes. She rushed into my arms, blurting out the words, “Oh Pastor, my baby is dead!”
New pastor at Holy Trinity
The Rev. Dr. Gary B. Nelson will be installed as the new pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 3325 Morefield Road at 4 p.m. Sunday.
- Religion briefs from March 7, 2014
Company word ‘gossip’ keeps in Bible shows it’s a destructive sin
Sin is an ugly thing. It’s against nature. It’s vulgar, shameful, something we’re not supposed to do. Something forbidden. But we’re lured and tempted, coaxed into doing whatever it may be, wherever one’s weakness might lead them. And who are these people that fall into sin? All of us.
Duck Dynasty’ duo at Men’s Rally in Valley
Phil and Al Robertson of A&E’s Duck Dynasty will be among speakers at the 5th Annual Men’s Rally in the Valley May 3 at the Covelli Centre.
Crisis intervention training May 19-20
“Group Crisis Intervention” is the topic of this year’s training seminar in Hermitage for chaplains, clergy, first responders, and mental health professionals.
- Church briefs from Feb. 28, 2014
Winter weariness can get us down but God brings relief
Have you noticed the exhausted, out-of-gas energy levels residents are displaying these days? There are less than 30 days left of this long, very cold winter. Residents are winter weary from the relentless snow storms and cold spells that seem to be coming back to back. We’re all suffering from cabin fever and the effects of restricted sunlight. Counselors refer to the human impact of this season as SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder.
Bishop Rowe to add 2nd Pa. diocese to duties
“Collaboration.” The Rev. Sean Rowe realizes he’s using the word a lot these days. But it’s an approach he’s committed to, and he thinks his interest in working with others is one of the reasons his life is about to change.
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