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July 20, 2013
Salem News

Friday night gospel sing set

HANOVERTON- The Hanoverton Church of Christ is hosting a Friday night gospel sing from 7 to 8:30 p.m. July 26 at the church at 9823 state Route 9. Refreshments will be served. Congregational singing will be led by song leaders from area Churches of Christ.

Potluck picnic planned

LEETONIA - A potluck picnic will be served at the Leetonia First United Methodist Church following the service on July 28. Hot dogs, beverages and table service will be provided. Those attending are to bring a coverdish. Games will be provided.

Family fun and safety fest set

SALEM Faith Chapel Fellowship is hosting a family fun and safety fest, free of charge, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 3 in the municipal parking lot at 511 E. Pershing St. A special appearance is planned by Johnny Appleseed.

The event offers food, beverages, a bounce-a-round, train rides, identi-kits, face painting, games, prizes and a reptile display. A fire truck and police cruiser will be on display. Donations of paper products for the Salem Food Pantry will be appreciated.

Picnic fare at Banquet in Salem

SALEM The Banquet in Salem will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Memorial Building. Sponsored by the First Christian Church, the meal offers hamburgers, macaroni or potato salad, baked beans, fresh vegetables and fruit, and cake.

Additional sponsors are needed. For more information call Patty Colian at 330-831-2169.

Bible school set in Lisbon

LISBON - The Beaver Street Church of Christ at 415 N. Beaver St. will hold vacation Bible school from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 6-10. The theme is "It's a Blue Ribbon Life: The Fruits of the Spirit." For more information call 330-424-5625.

Breakfast buffet offered

NORTH LIMA - A breakfast buffet will be available from 7 to 10 a.m. July 27 at the North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive. Donations will be accepted for the all-you-can-eat meal. Items on the buffet will include eggs, pancakes, french toast, sausage, potatoes, homemade rolls, sausage gravy and biscuits, peppers and mushrooms, coffee, orange juice, and other beverages. For additional information call the church at 330-549-2333.

Bible school set in Damascus

DAMASCUS - Kingdom Rock vacation Bible school is open to all children ages 3 to sixth grade featuring games, crafts, snacks, Bible epic adventures, etc. Classes will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 22-26 (check-in at 5:45 p.m.) at the Damascus United Methodist Church, 300 Valley Road. An adult Bible study with nursery care is also available. VBS concludes on Sunday morning with a picnic lunch.

Cornwell Twins to perform

EAST ROCHESTER - The Cornwell Twins will be presented in concert at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the New Alexander Christian Church, 7665 Rochester Road.

Blaine and Boyd Cornwell, also known as the "Master's Encouragers," have traveled all over the United States proclaiming Christ in revivals, in schools and congregations. The twins work as one in an evangelistic ministry as they combine team preaching and singing.

Speaker set at Living Faith

SALEM - Bob Yandian will speak at 6 p.m. Aug. 3 at Living Faith Church, 166 Vine St. and at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 4 at Alliance Believers Church, 735 Milner Ave. Alliance. Admission is free.

Yandian will also speak at a pastor's luncheon from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 3 at Courtney's Banquet Center in Alliance. Reservations are required before July 25 by calling 330-277-7924 or 330-224-4012.

Mega Sports Camp offered

SALEM - Mega Sports Camp featuring skills in cheerleading, basketball, soccer, and volleyball and learning about and experiencing the love of Jesus, returns to the First Friends Church. Camp runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 29 through Aug. 1. Sessions are open to children in grades one to six. Children ages 4 to kindergarten are invited to "Serengeti Trek."

For more information visit and download a registration form or call 330-332-0001.

St. Jude craft show planned

COLUMBIANA - Craft vendors are needed for St. Jude Women's Guild's annual St. Jude Craft Show to be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh. St. The show features hand crafted and homemade items, a Chinese auction, bake sale, prize raffle and lunch counter including vegetable beef soup. For vendor applications call Mary Burkey at 330-482-2351.

Treasure Night planned

SALEM - Salem First Presbyterian Church's Big Back Yard program will partner with the Salem Public Library for Treasure Night from 6 to 8 p.m. July 24 at the church. Library staff will lead activities about finding treasure.

Adults and youth are also encouraged to bring artistic treasures that they have created to vie for the People's Choice Awards.

This event is free and open to the public, rain or shine. Food and refreshments will be provided.

August Overflow outreach set

NEW WATERFORD - Abundant Life Fellowship will host its annual August Overflow outreach event on Aug. 3.

August Overflow is a one-day community event providing school supplies, haircuts, food and clothing to area residents. Bounce-arounds, games and a car show also are part of the day's festivities. Also returning is an American Red Cross blood drive and distribution of free produce provided by Second Harvest Food Bank. Everything is free and open to the public. Most events begin at noon.

The car show, open to all makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles, runs from 3 to 5 p.m. with People's Choice trophies awarded in all categories. There is no entry fee, and magnetic dash plaques will be given to all participants.

Haircuts will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis with sign-ins required that day. The event concludes with a brief worship service. Corporate sponsors are needed. For more information call 330-457-7317.

God's Backyard Camp offered

COLUMBIANA - Registration for God's Backyard Bible Camp at the Grace Church, 140 S. Main St., will be held at the church fellowship hall from 6 to 7 p.m. Aug. 1. Children who bring a friend will receive a Bible camp T-shirt.

Bible school is slated from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3. Lunch and snacks will be served and the campers will receive decorative water bottles and rings, make crafts, play games, listen to Bible stories, and complete the day with a swim party. Children do not have to be a member of the church to participate.



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