Pancake breakfast scheduled Sunday
COLUMBIANA - A community pancake breakfast will be served from 9 to 10 a.m. Sunday at Zion Hill Church of the Brethren, 14550 New Buffalo Road.
The Christmas Advent service follows at 10:30 a.m.
Messiah Choir will perform on Dec. 22
COLUMBIANA - The Messiah Choir will perform at 7 p.m. Dec. 22 at Main Street Theater, 5 N. Main St.
The event is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be donated to Crown Theater Productions and its ministry.
The expenses of the holiday concert are underwritten by the Columbiana Community Foundation. Doors open one hour before the show.
Under the direction of Randy Hart, the 30-member choir will perform selections from Handel's "Messiah" and other holiday music.
Solists are Sarah Vodrey, Sally Bricker, Peggy Elliott, Barbara Bailey and Andrew Lawlor. Accompanist is Joe McKim.
Parker Brothers and Lacey will perform
EAST PALESTINE - The Parker Brothers and Lacey will be in concert 11 a.m. Dec. 23 at God's Haven of Rest, 51966, state Route 14.
The group, comprised of Andy, Daniel, Travis and Lacey Parker, began singing and playing their own music at a very young age over 18 years ago.
Travis Parker will return in concert 6 p.m. Dec. 23 at God's Haven of Rest. All are welcome. For more information call 330-397-1284.
Breakfast buffet will be available on Dec. 29
NORTH LIMA - An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will be available from 7 to 10 a.m. Dec. 29 at the North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive.
Donations will be accepted. Items on the buffet include eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, potatoes, homemade rolls, sausage gravy and biscuits, peppers and onions, coffee, orange juice, and other beverages.
For additional information call the church at 330-549-2333.
Senior Choir and Bell Choir will perform
SALEM - The Senior Choir and Bell Choir of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 291 S. Broadway Ave., will perform its Christmas Cantata during the worship services at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 22 and at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 23.
Pastor Alan Smearsoll created the narration and arranged this year's cantata, titled Evangelizoma, which is a Greek word meaning, "I bring good news."
The poems were written by Karen Rodgers. Tom Drotleff is the senior choir director and Ila Jeanne Paxson is the organist and bell choir director. The public is invited.
Victory Gospel Jubilee tickets offered
NORTH LIMA - Free tickets are available for the New Year's Eve Victory Gospel Jubilee to be held on Dec. 31 at the North Lima Business Complex Auditorium.
National southern gospel artist Jerry Garcia will be the headliner for the evening of music hosted by the Golden Street Singers. Also on the program will be the Stillwater trio. Garcia, who has been in the music ministry since he sang his first song in church as a young boy, performs hundreds of concerts each year, sings on gospel cruises and has appeared at the National Quartet Convention. Garcia and his wife, Sarah, share a special ministry of love to children with severe, even terminal illness.
Stillwater members Ed and Ed Woodard have been singing in groups for more than 30 years. They are joined by lead singer Enola Grovesteen. The Golden Street Singers have hosted all of the Victory Gospel Jubilees.
A buffet dinner by the Hen House Cafe will be available from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $12. Singing begins at 7 p.m. Reservations for dinner can be made when you order your free tickets. Several door prizes will be awarded, including a weekend at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania. To order tickets call 800-284-9709.