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CHURCH BRIEFS

July 21, 2012
Salem News

Super Bingo Sunday at St. Jude

COLUMBIANA - Super Bingo Sunday games begin at 2 p.m. Aug. 5 at St. Jude Parish, 180 Seventh St. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. A $25 donation entitles you to a free dauber, coffee and pop, and cards for regular games (specials are sold separately).

Breakfast buffet at North Lima Mennonite

NORTH LIMA -A breakfast buffet will be available from 7 to 10 a.m. July 28 at the North Lima Mennonite Church. Monetary donations will be accepted for the all-you-can-eat meal. Items on the buffet include eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, potatoes, homemade rolls, sausage gravy and biscuits, peppers and onions, and beverages. For additional information call the church at 330-549-2333.

Donations needed for rummage sale

DAMASCUS - Donations of items in good, workable, and useable condition are being accepted for a rummage sale at the Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road.

The public is invited to the annual rummage sale to be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 24 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 25. Shoppers may fill a brown paper bag for $4 all day on Friday and until noon on Saturday. Then, from noon until closing time, shoppers may fill a paper bag for $1. Larger items will be priced separately. Proceeds of the sale will support local missions of the Damascus United Methodist Women. A bake sale and lunch bar will be available. For more information call 330-537-3031.

Realife plans bus trip to Cambridge

SALEM - Realife Church is announcing a bus trip to Cambridge on July 27 that includes The Wilds Safari Tour, a hot buffet dinner, the "Living Word Outdoor Drama" with behind the scenes and front stage" tour. Cost is $95 per person. The bus departs at noon from Realife Church at 12824 Salem-Warren Road. Reservations may be made by calling 330-332-0011.

First United Methodist to mark 125th

LEETONIA -The Leetonia First United Methodist Church on Lisbon Street is planning a celebration in honor of its 125th anniversary this year.

The church got its start when a group of people separated from the Franklin Square Methodist Church in 1869, and met at the home of Catherine Shelton Stewart, 322 State St., Leetonia. Samuel Keene was chosen to organize the group, which grew rapidly. Their first minister was the Rev. J.J. Jackson. As the group continued to grow, they purchased Jordan Hall on Main Street to hold services. In 1871 they purchased the ground where the church still stands today.

A celebration commemorating the anniversary will be held Aug. 19. The regular church service begins at 9:45 a.m., followed by a luncheon at noon and then the anniversary celebration starting at 1 p.m. Several past ministers will return to join in the celebration. The ladies sewing group has been making anniversary pillows from old choir robes and embroidered with the Methodist cross and the anniversary date. They are being sold for $12. Cookbooks with recipes submitted by members of the church and surrounding community are also available for $10. To purchase pillows or cookbooks or questions about the program call 330-427-6634 or 330-427-2037.

 
 

 

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