Breakfast offered at North Benton church
NORTH BENTON The public is invited to an all-you-can-eat breakfast from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Jan. 11 at the North Benton Presbyterian Church. Cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for ages 6 to 12.
Food distribution set in Columbiana
COLUMBIANA - The Oasis Food Ministry is holding a food distribution from 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 9 and 23 at the First Christian Church, 39 Cherry St.
New service times at Bunker Hill church
BELOIT - New service times start Jan. 5 at the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, 15096 W. Middletown Road. Music and worship will begin at 9:30 a.m. followed by Sunday school at 11 a.m.
A potluck dinner and lecture will be held on the fourth Sunday of each month following Sunday school. Pastor Richard Tewles will present "Muslim Religion Truths" on Jan. 26.
Dietician to speak at Ursuline Motherhouse
CANFIELD - A healthy diet is the best weapon against heart disease, according to Agapi Mantos, a registered and licensed dietician and certified specialist in gerontological nutrition with Park Vista, Youngstown.
Mantos, an instructor at Youngstown State University, will offer a lecture on which dietary choices keep hearts in peak condition and how to best evaluate nutrition labels. The lectures will be offered at 9:30 to 10 a.m. or 11 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 3 in the SilverSneakers Room inside the Ursuline Motherhouse, 4250 Shields Road. For more information or to register contact Sister Mary Ellen Dean at 330-792-7636.
GloryWay Quartet to perform Jan. 12
SALEM - The GloryWay Quartet of Mansfield will be in concert at 6 p.m. Jan. 12 at Faith Chapel Fellowship, 511 E. Pershing St.
The quartet has been spreading God's Word through song for over 10 years, presenting four-part harmony at its best. They have appeared with many of the top groups in the industry including the Dove Brothers, Dixie Melody Boys, The Spencers, Danny Funderburk, Chuck Wagon Gang and countless others.
For a preview visit the group's website at www.glorywayquartet.com.
Technology for evangelization topic
CANFIELD - Technology for the New Evangelization is the theme for a day-long conference from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 16 at St. Michael Family Life Center in Canfield sponsored by the Diocese of Youngstown Offices of Information Technology and Religious Education. Sister Susan Wolf, SND, keynotes the Conference with Websites and Social Media, Online Tools for the New Evangelization. Our Sunday Visitor Offertory Solutions, another sponsor, will offer workshops on Great Parish Websites, Social Media in 15 Minutes a Day, and Engaging Parishioners in an Annual Plan for Offertory and Communications.
Local presenters join them in offering workshops on blogging and podcasting, free online tools, Facebook, using devices and Google mail, PowerPoint, file sharing in the cloud, youth and social media, Excel and Access, Twitter and special events, and more.
Cost is $25 per person. Conference registration includes lunch, morning refreshments, and parking. Registration is required by Jan. 8 and participants are eligible for religious education certification credit. For registration information call 330-744-8451.
Insurance alternative details offered
SALEM - People of faith interested in details about an alternative to traditional healthcare insurance that costs 65 percent less than the national insurance averages are invited to an informational, no obligation, meeting at 10 a.m. Jan. 11 at Friends Roastery, 474 E. State St. Those planning to attend are asked to call 330-332-1274.