The Herald, Sharon, Pa.


June 6, 2014

Religion briefs from June 6, 2014

- — Trinity women's program, Pentecost event slated

MERCER – Trinity Presbyterian Church, 110 E. Market St., will mark Pentecost Sunday at 10 a.m. Sunday.

The church will hold a nine-week program for women at 9 a.m. Wednesdays starting Wednesday. Theme will be “Children of the Day,” a study from Beth Moore of I and II Thessalonians, led by Meredith Allen and Andrea Crooks. Book copies and child care will be provided.

Info and transportation: 724-662-2680.

Stevens Family slated at Gentle Shepherd

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

Guest pastor to speak at Valley Baptist Youth Day

FARRELL – The Rev. Richard White, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church, Washington, Pa., will be guest speaker at 11 a.m. Sunday in Valley Baptist Church, 500 Sharon-New Castle Road, as they observe Youth Day, honoring 2014 graduates of high school and college. Kiante Jarrett, a 2013 graduate, will be worship leader.

Michael Burns to be licensed at First Baptist

FARRELL – First Baptist Church, 1120 Darr Ave., will license Michael Burns Sr. as a minister during morning worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Sharon pastor marks anniversary in Franklin

FRANKLIN – Erie Street Church of God, 306 Erie St., Franklin, will celebrate the 16th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Lora A. Adams-King, a resident of Sharon and superintendent of Farrell Area School District, during the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday.

The Rev. Russell V. Penn Jr., pastor of Second Missionary Baptist Church, Farrell, will be guest speaker.

Community Baptist slates Youth Day Sunday

FARRELL – Community Missionary Baptist Church, 1013 Emerson Ave., will observe Youth Day at the 11 a.m. worship hour Sunday.

Youth will be in charge of the service including ushering, leading, mime and praise with Minister Janeal McIntyre, a 21-year-old of Christ Centered Church of Youngstown, as speaker.

Yolanda Green to speak as church honors grads

SHARPSVILLE – Sister Yolanda Green will speak at the 11:15 a.m. Sunday service in Second Baptist Church, at Walnut and High streets. The 2014 graduates of the church will be honored.

Pentecost service set Sunday at Hour of Power

FARRELL – Hour of Power Full Gospel Tabernacle, 1126 Fruit Ave., will celebrate the Feast of Pentecost at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, with Prophetess Angie Austin, of the church, as speaker.

Those desiring may also gather at 10 a.m. Tuesday through Friday each week in the church for anointed prayer.

Sharon site of weekly gospel concert series

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

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

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. The series is continuing in Greenville as well, at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Info: Ira Whitney at 724-718-2692.

Bishop Clarke launches Johnson 10th anniversary

SHARON – Bishop Timothy J. Clarke, pastor of First Church of God, Columbus, Ohio, will be guest speaker for a pastoral pre-anniversary service at 5 p.m. Sunday in Cedar Avenue Church of God, 1045 Cedar Ave., in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Rev. Charles W. Johnson Jr.

Bishop Clarke will be accompanied by members of his choir and congregation.

Temple of Praise hosts Akron pastor Sunday

SHARON – Pastor Jimmie Rodgers will be guest speaker at 5 p.m. worship service Sunday in Temple of Praise Church of God in Christ, 170 Sharpsville Ave., accompanied by his choir and congregation.

Pastor Rodgers, of Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Akron, has conducted revivals throughout the United States.

Morris Chapel revival set with Youngstown pastor

FARRELL – Greater Morris Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 926 Darr Ave., will hold revival services at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday.

The Rev. Sylvester Delany Patton III, pastor of St. Andrew’s AME Church, Youngstown, will be guest speaker, accompanied by his choir on Wednesday. Other guest choirs will serve nightly.

St. Anthony’s to honor patron saint at services

SHARON – St. Anthony Church, 804 Idaho St., will present “3 Nights of Prayer and Praise in Honor of St. Anthony” at 7 p.m. Wednesday through June 13. St. Anthony is the patron saint of the lost and found.

Guest speakers for the free services are the Rev. Steve Schreiber, director of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry and of Vocations for the Diocese of Erie; Rev. Larry Richards of Relevant Radio and EWTN radio host; and Rev. James Campbell, pastor of St. Eulalia Church in Coudersport and St. Gabriel the Archangel Church in Port Allegany, both Pennsylvania.

Rev. Richards also is founder and president of The Reason for Our Hope Foundation and author of “Be A Man!” and “Surrender! The Life Changing Power of Doing God’s Will.”

Music will be provided by Danny Fill and the Kennedy Catholic High School praise band.

Afternoon Delight plays June 13 at Cana's cafe

SHARON -- Cana’s Corner, located in the former Book Rack building at 114 W. State St., will welcome the return of Afternoon Delight, singing old-time and contemporary gospel, from 7 to 10 p.m. June 13. Refreshments will be available.

Info: 724-866-3061.

Unity Presbyterian alters service times for summer

LACKAWANNOCK TOWNSHIP – During the months of June, July and August, Unity Presbyterian Church, 1857 Mercer-West Middlesex Road, Greenfield, will hold Sunday morning worship at 9 a.m., followed by a continental breakfast and fellowship in the fellowship hall in place of Sunday school.

The Rev. Amy Na, pastor of Shenango Presbyterian Church, New Castle, who has served as assistant clerk and moderator of Shenango Presbytery and chaplain of Shenango Presbyterian Home, New Wilmington, will speak Sunday. Communion will be observed.

Covenant Presbyterian service time changing

SHARON – Covenant Presbyterian Church, 263 E. State St., will change their worship service time to 9:30 a.m. beginning Sunday.

Eagles Nest pastor organizing Holy Land tour

GREENVILLE – Pastor Vince Bellanca of Eagles Nest Assembly of God is organizing a tour of the Holy Land for Oct. 14-24. Info: 724-456-8900.

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