Christian Playhouse production at VFW

SHARON — Community Christian Playhouse’s 13th production, “Don’t Kick the Turkeys,” will be staged at 6 p.m. Saturday in Veterans of Foreign Wars Shenango Valley Post 1338, East State Street. Tickets are $7.

Church slates conflict resolution, ‘Man Camp’

PYMATUNING TOWNSHIP — “Why Can’t We Be Friends” is the topic during 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services during February in Central Community Church, 3571 N. Hermitage Road, Pymatuning Township.

The talks will cover what the Bible says about conflict resolution.

The men of Central Community will take part Feb. 28 in “Man Camp” retreat at Seneca Hills Bible Camp.

Registration deadline is Feb. 15. Info: 724-962-4968.

‘Scout Sunday,’ book discussion at St. Paul’s

HERMITAGE — “Scout Sunday” will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Sunday in St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, 159 Todd Ave.

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will be honored along with their leaders and families. Pastor David Williamson, who served as chaplain for Custaloga Town Boy Scout Camp last summer, will present a free patch to all Scouts and leaders in uniform during the service.

Coffee and doughnuts will be served at 10:30 a.m.

Anne Rice’s best-selling “Christ the Lord Out of Egypt” will be discussed March 1 in the church. Copies of the book can be purchased through the church’s office by calling 724-342-2310.

At the end of the novel, she tells of her recent return to the Christian faith and how she was inspired to turn to the Bible as a subject for her writing.

Greater Mount Zion sets Barnett Agape Luncheon

SHARON — The Rev. Carol Missik, pastor of Living Word Church in Hermitage, will be guest speaker at the annual Bobbie Barnett Agape Luncheon at 11 a.m. Feb. 14 in Ruth A.M.E. Zion Church, 95 W. Connelly Blvd.

An offering will be received.

Grove City College plans evangelical conference

GROVE CITY — The president of Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals will be on hand Feb. 16 and 17 at Grove City College’s Evangelical Scholarship Conference.

Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III will give his main presentation at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 in Harbison Chapel and will return at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 17 to speak in the chapel.

The senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Jackson, Miss., will lecture on the history of the church at 1 p.m. Feb. 17 in Hall of Arts and Letters’ Sticht Lecture Hall.

Now in its second year, the conference is sponsored by the Student Government Association and the college’s religion department.

The goal is to celebrate the Reformation and the Gospel. The conference theme this year is the life and work of John Calvin.


Entries for Christian poetry contest sought

MOUNT VERNON, Ind. — A $1,000 grand prize is being offered in a special poetry contest sponsored by Christian Poets Guild.

There are 50 prizes in all, totaling $5,000.

Poems can be written on any subject using any style. The writer’s name and address must appear on the page with the poem. Enclose a stamped return envelope to receive a winner’s list.

Poem of 21 lines or fewer can be sent to Free Poetry Contest, 7308 Heritage Drive, Mount Vernon 47620.

Compiled by Lisa Mehler, Herald editorial assistant

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