YOUNGSTOWN -- Lutheran Social Services of the Mahoning Valley (LSS-MV) has announced the hiring of Goldia McCall as service coordinator at Rockford Village Apartments.
LSS-MV, a member of Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio, was established in October to address growing social and economic needs in the Mahoning Valley. McCall will be responsible for the coordination of crisis and case-management services for residents at the apartments. She will also provide varied training and education.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Trinity United Methodist Women will celebrate 200th anniversary Thursday. The meeting will begin at noon with lunch. A service of prayer and self-denial will be observed.
Bible study offered
BOARDMAN -- A nondenominational Bible study will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Sundays at Simon Road Church of God. The format will be one in which all participants will ask the question "What does the Bible say about _______?" As they fill in the blank, the group will choose one of the subjects and discuss it. Call (330) 788-2277 for the dates.
More mosque tours
YOUNGSTOWN -- The next free public tours of Masjid al-Khair, 1670 Homewood Ave., will be Feb. 21 and Feb. 23. To schedule a tour, contact the mosque from 10 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays at (330) 743-3742.
Music and faith program
BEAVER FALLS, Pa. -- Geneva Women will be sponsoring pianist Eugene Alcalay and violinist Linda Fischer in "Divine Inspiration: The Integration of Music and Faith by Great Composers" at 1:30 p.m. next Saturday in the Old Main Auditorium at Geneva College. The lecture-recital presented by the Pittsburgh Symphony's outreach and education program will feature Alcalay and Fischer performing compositions by Bach, Beethoven and Ives.
Alcalay is an assistant professor of piano at Geneva. Fischer is a frequent performer in chamber-music concerts at the Carnegie Museum.
Tickets are available in advance or at the door. Adult tickets cost $6 each; student tickets, $3 each. Proceeds will benefit special student projects at Geneva. Call (724) 847-6521 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fellowship service set
WARREN -- A fellowship service for Church of God in Christ District No. 1 will be at 5 p.m. Sunday at Community COGIC, 310 Austin Ave., Warren. Elder James Jordan of Progressive COGIC will be the speaker.
Chicagoan to speak
YOUNGSTOWN -- Christian Fellowship Tabernacle will feature guest speaker K.K. Owens, pastor of Kingdom Outreach Christian Center in Chicago, at 10 a.m. Sunday.
Special Mass set
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Diocesan Ladies of Charity will meet at 12:10 p.m. Feb. 24 for Mass in St. Edward Church. A meeting will follow. Bridget Romeo, director of community education, Hospice, will address the group.
CLEVELAND -- FamilyLife Marriage Conferences will be March 21-23 at Marriott Key Center in Cleveland, and March 28-30 at Crowne Plaza at Quaker Square in Akron. Registration is $89 per person. To register or for more information, call (800) 358-6329 or visit www.familylife.com.
WARREN -- Blessed Sacrament Church will sponsor a "Divorce and Beyond" eight-week divorce recovery workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays from Feb. 24 through April 14. The program is for people who are divorced or have filed for divorce and will cover the divorce process, forgiveness, the former spouse, dating again and Catholic issues. The cost is $10 for all eight sessions, and scholarships and baby-sitting are available. For information or to register, call (330) 372-2215.