Bishop to speak
BOARDMAN -- Bishop John Michael Botean, of the Romanian Byzantine Catholic Diocese of Canton, will be the speaker at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Society of St. John Chrysostom Youngstown-Warren Chapter, a Catholic-Orthodox dialogue group.
The bishop will speak on the recent Orientale Lumen conference and the bishops' meeting in Dallas at St. Mary's Byzantine Catholic Church.
For information, call (330) 755-5635.
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Rev. Dr. Judith A. Olin will be the senior minister of Church Hill United Methodist Church at services at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday.
Her appointment was effective Monday. She succeeds the Rev. Dr. Larry Marshall, who was appointed district superintendent for the denomination's Painesville District.
For the past 12 years, the Rev. Dr. Olin was director of connectional ministries for the East Ohio Conference.
She's the wife of the Rev. Dr. Gary Olin, the district superintendent of the Youngstown district.
BELOIT -- Lynn E. Swinzinsky will perform Southern gospel music at 7 p.m. July 14 at Beloit Evangelical Friends Church.
He's been performing for seven years and recently returned from Nashville, Tenn., after recording his second solo album. Call (330) 938-2378.
CANFIELD -- Tim Zimmerman and the King's Brass from Fort Wayne, Ind., will perform at 6 p.m. July 14 at Old North Church.
Since 1979, the group has presented classic hymns with a contemporary sound.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Sister Mary McCormick, OSU, will be the featured speaker at a prayer service in honor of St. Mary of Magdala planned from 7 to 9 p.m. July 22 at St. Christine Church, corner of Canfield Road and South Schenley Avenue.
Her topic will be "Go Tell My Brothers: Insights for the Church from Mary Magdalene and Other Christian Witnesses." A free-will offering will be accepted. Women in Dialogue and Prayer is the sponsor.
For information call Mary Place Thomas, (330) 726-8036, or Mary Catherine Sanders, (330) 759-7162.
LISBON -- Lisbon First United Methodist Church, 114 E. Washington St., will welcome its new minister, the Rev. Betsy Schenk, during a service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
After the service, a light lunch will be served. Participants are asked to take a housewarming gift of a pound of anything. The chancel choir, directed by Attila Samu, will perform.
A rededication of the restored pipe organ is planned for 6:30 p.m. July 14 with a special music program.