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Mercer church to mark12th Day of Christmas

MERCER – The last day of Christmas will be celebrated during the 11 a.m. service Sunday at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 110 E. Market St.

Carol Mixer will be accompanist for the service, which will be led by the Rev. Dr. Catherine Craley. Karla Snyder will present a solo.

The entire church building is accessible for all, and adult-supervised child care is provided for pre-kindergarten and younger ages.

Tabernacle to host Jubilee Day service

FARRELL – The Mercer County NAACP will host its annual Jubilee Day service at 4 p.m. Sunday at Hour of Power Full Gospel Tabernacle Church, 1126 Fruit Ave.

Guest preacher will be Rev. Russell V. Penn Jr., pastor of the Second Missionary Baptist Church, Farrell.

There will be a community choir, under the direction of Phyllis Bolling.

Orangeville church slates Sunday school, Bible study

SHARPSVILLE – Orangeville Baptist Church, 7600 Orangeville Road in Sharpsville, will hold Sunday school for all ages at 10 a.m. Sunday. Worship is at 11 a.m.

A Bible study and evening prayer are scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday.

The church is always collecting food for the food pantry to help any in need.

Farrell church schedules worship services, classes

FARRELL – Living Faith Christian Church, 829 New Castle Road, holds worship services at 11 a.m. on Sundays and discipleship class at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. 

Info: Pastor Chris at 724-699-1891, Pastor Cary at 724-347-3176 or Lay Pastor Frank at 724-652-0460.

Hermitage church to host healing service, breakfast

HERMITAGE  – The first prayer and healing service of the new year will be held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Central Christian Church, 218 Meadowbrook Road, Hermitage.

A light meal will be available from 5:30 p.m. until time of service.

It is an ecumenical service, so everyone of all faiths is welcome.

The church will also hold a free community breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 11. No qualifying, no paperwork, just a delicious breakfast.

Info: Church office, 724-347-1703 between 8 a.m. and noon Monday through Friday.

S. Py church schedules biblical doctrine class

SHARPSVILLE – What do the Bible and other external sources say about the inerrancy of scripture? Is the Bible inspired by God, and should it be followed as a guide in our lives?

A biblical doctrine class will be held Sunday during the 9:30 a.m. teaching hour at South Pymatuning Community Church, 3400 Tamarack Drive.

The church will hold a one-week introduction to various doctrinal issues the first Sunday of each month during 2020. The class is being directed by the pastor and elders and is open to anyone desiring to increase their knowledge of basic doctrinal studies. Attendees are encouraged to stay and worship with the church in the 10:30 a.m. hour following the teaching session.

Info: Pastor David Searle at 724-962-4601 or check the Facebook page for updated information.

Pastor appreciation service Jan. 26

FARRELL – Pastor T. James and Lady Tamara J. Harrison’s seventh pastoral appreciation service will be held Jan. 26 at Valley Baptist Church.

The theme is “A Pastor Given by God” with reading from Jeremiah 3:15.

A celebratory banquet will be held on Jan. 24 at Tiffany’s Banquet Center, 301 Bedford Road, Brookfield, featuring Chef Sam Moore’s buffet. The banquet begins at 6 p.m. The keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. Lora Adams King, pastor of New Life Family Worship Center in Franklin. Dr. Adams King is also the superintendent of the Farrell Area School District. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling 724-931-9335 or 724-813-4441. The deadline is Jan. 13, and no tickets will be available at the door.

On Jan. 26, Pastor Leon M. Harrison, Sr. from the Greater Empowerment Church, Pittsburgh, will speak at the 11 a.m. worship service.

The pastoral appreciation celebration will conclude at 4 p.m. with Pastor Kent Barrett Barnes, Jr., Innovation Life Church, Youngstown. The choir and congregation will accompany.

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