Spaghetti dinner set in East Rochester
EAST ROCHESTER - The public is invited to a spaghetti and meatballs dinner from 3:30 to 6 p.m. today at the New Alexander Christian Church, 9665 Rochester Road. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children. Carryouts are available.
'Chicken drive-by' set in Leetonia
LEETONIA - The Leetonia United Methodist Church at 50 Lisbon St. will hold its monthly "chicken drive-by" from 4 to 6 p.m. Sept. 19, or until sold out. The meal consists of a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $7. Proceeds will be used for the new roof for the church.
Rummage sale in New Garden
NEW GARDEN - The public is invited to a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 13 and 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 14 at the New Garden Church on Route 9. Lunch will be available featuring homemade soups and pies, sandwiches, pop and coffee.
Crimson Flood tickets offered
SALEM - Tickets are still available for the Crimson Flood concert which begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at the First Christian Church, 1151 E. Sixth St. Free tickets are available by calling 330-332-4150. A love offering will be taken for the group that hails from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.
Survival Revival planned
SALEM - The Weaver Believer Survival Revival kicks off at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Calvary Baptist Church, 1779 Depot Road, Salem.
The group is comprised of Paul and Chris Weaver who have been married for 25 years, and their eight children, ages 23 to 11, seven of whom travel with them. They were named Bluegrass Band of the Year 2009 by the Georgia Country and Gospel Music Association. For more information contact www.weaverbeliever.com.
'Seasons of Hope' to meet
COLUMBIANA - "Seasons of Hope," a support group for the bereaved, will meet at 4 p.m. Sept. 22 and 29 at St. Jude Church. This ongoing support group meets for prayer, scripture, faith sharing, and fellowship. For more information contact Chris Evans at 330-402-5450 or the church office at 330-482-2351.
Father Kraynak headed to Ravenna
RAVENNA - Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., Bishop of Youngstown, has named the Rev. William Kraynak pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish in Ravenna, effective Aug. 31.
Father Kraynak was ordained June 6, 1981, following seminary studies at Mt. St. Mary Seminary in Cincinnati. He served as associate pastor at St. Paul Parish in Salem, St. Louis Parish in Louisville, St. Charles Parish in Boardman and St. Joseph Parish in Canton. Father Kraynak served as pastor at Sacred Heart of Mary Parish in Harrisburg and St. Joan of Arc Parish in Canton.
Father Kraynak also served as chaplain for the Knights of Columbus, as a member of the Priest Personnel Board, the Council for Catechesis of the Board of Religious Education, the Priest retirement Board and the Priests Council.
Chicken dinner set in North Lima
NORTH LIMA - The Calvary United Methodist Church at 12062 South Ave. Ext. will host its monthly drive-thru chicken dinner from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Sept. 12. The meal includes a stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and a brownie. Cost is $6.
Grief Share to resume Sept. 18
NEW WATERFORD - Grief Share, a weekly outreach ministry designed to offer support to families grieving the loss of a loved one, resumes at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 in the social room of Abundant Life Fellowship. Facilitators are George and Betty Welker, Rick Brown, and Jay Radman, pastor of Lord's Community Church in East Liverpool.
To register call Betty Welker at 330-549-3455 or the church office at 330-457-7317. For more information visit www.griefshare.org.
Author to speak in North Lima
NORTH LIMA - New York Times Best Selling Author, Don Piper, will speak at at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 at the North Lima Mennonite Church, 90 Mennonite Drive. He is the author of "90 Minutes in Heaven - A True Story of Death and Life." According to the press release provided, "on his way home from a church conference in 1989, Piper's Ford Escort was struck head-on by an 18-wheeler. He was killed instantly - pronounced dead by four sets of paramedics. But God worked a miracle and sent him back to a broken body." To date, 34 surgical procedures have taken place. A free-will offering will be taken. For more information call 330-549-2333.
St. Jude Craft Show planned
COLUMBIANA - St. Jude Women's Guild is sponsoring its annual St. Jude Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 in the St. Jude Activity Center, 180 Seventh St. Craft vendors are needed. For an applications call 330-482-2351.
Men's breakfast set at church
EAST LIVERPOOL - Men of all ages are invited to the buffet-style men's breakfast at 8 a.m. today at NorthSide Community Church, 702 Orchard Grove Ave. Donations will be accepted at the door.
The agenda includes: 8 a.m., Bob Weber and Pastor Larry Rose, opening/blessing of the food; 8:45 a.m., Bill Crawford, Team MoJo; 8:55 a.m., Bobby Headley, Youth With A Purpose; 9 a.m., Walter "Bing" Newton, Men of Faith Rally in the Valley founder ; 9:15 a.m., Mike Neese, Men of Faith Prayer Warriors; 9:20 a.m., Men of Faith Cross Walkers; 9:25 a.m., Ron Elkins, Men of Faith area coordinators; 9:30 a.m., Ohio Valley Teen Challenge Choir; and 10 a.m. Pastor Lewis Macklin, devotions and closing prayer.
Men are urged to bring canned goods to be donated to The Center in Midland Pa. For more information call Weber at 330-382-1391.