WARREN -- St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, 2220 Reeves Road, is making plans for its 75th anniversary celebration in October. The church was founded in 1927 and had locations on Vine Street and Hoyt and at its present Reeves Road site. Addresses of former members are needed. Addresses can be sent to the church by mail or by calling (330) 637-6450.
GIRARD -- The Rev. Brad McBee, a native of Mineral Ridge, is the new pastor of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ),140 E. Broadway. He attended Youngstown State University, Kent State University and the Appalachian Pastor School in London, Ky. Since entering the ministry 14 years ago, he has served at churches in Ohio and West Virginia, was a hospital chaplain and served as a chaplain for a hospice bereavement camp for children.
AUSTINTOWN -- A patriotic service is planned at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Idaho Road Alliance Church, 250 Idaho Road. Representatives of Austintown police and fire departments and the Vienna Air Force Wing will receive certificates of appreciation.
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Evangelism Ministry of Tabernacle Baptist Church, 707 Arlington St., will have its annual outside workshop and fellowship services at 1 p.m. July 13 at Evans Field, the corner of Wirt and Oxford streets. Additional services will be at 6 p.m. July 19 and 26 and Aug. 2 and 9.
New service times
CANFIELD -- Christian Life Center has announced new service times. Worship is at 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Sunday school is from 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. Call (330) 533-7769.
POLAND -- Ulster Peace Project participants, some 50 Protestant and Catholic youth and adults from Ireland, will attend the 10 a.m. service Sunday at Poland Presbyterian Church, 2 Poland Manor.
FARRELL, Pa. -- New and Living Way Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ, 927 Lee Ave., will have its annual music conference at 7:30 Friday and next Saturday. The conference will conclude at 4 p.m. July 14 with Third Heaven as the special guest. The church also is starting youth services at 6 p.m. Tuesdays that will include gospel teaching, activities and refreshments. For information call (330) 448-1951 or (330) 550-1157.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Worship Youngstown will sponsor a city-wide prayer gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Federal Plaza amphitheater in the downtown.