Free movie, fellowship
AUSTINTOWN -- Austintown Baptist Church, 1180 S. Raccoon Road, will present the movie, "Love's Enduring Promise" at 6:30 p.m. July 17. The movie is based on Jeanette Oke's best-selling novel. After the movie, there will be an "Anything Chocolate" fellowship. The public is invited to attend the free movie. For more information, call (330) 792-9532.
Bluegrass gospel show
WARREN -- The First Church of God, 1951 Parkman Road N.W., will present a concert of bluegrass gospel music at 10:30 a.m. Sunday during worship service. The public is invited. The concert is free, but a love offering will be accepted. For more information, call (330) 395-4448.
NEW CASTLE -- New Castle Ebenezer Church of God in Christ, 1119 S. Jefferson St., will be the site of the Church of God in Christ, Beaver Valley District evangelistic revival at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. Host pastor is Elder Eric D. Brooks. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call (724) 654-7491.
Down East Boys concert
YOUNGSTOWN -- Faith Community Church, 1919 E. Midlothian Blvd., will present the Down East Boys in concert at 7 p.m. July 21. Doors will open at 6 p.m. A love offering will be accepted. For more details, call (330) 782-9338 or (330) 755-5381.
Parish carnival planned
SALEM -- Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 251 S. Broadway Ave., will host the first parish carnival from 2-5 p.m. July 16 as a kick-off for its Vacation Bible School that runs July 31 to Aug. 4. The free carnival will feature clowns, games, face painting, a white-elephant sale and food. For more information, call (330) 332-5042.
Missionaries to visit
COLUMBIANA -- Midway Mennonite Church, 13376 Columbiana-Canfield Road, will present the Sherrill family, who are missionaries in Japan, during 9:30 a.m. worship services Sunday. The family serves Mennonite churches in and around Sapporo, under the auspices of the Mennonite Mission Network. The presentation will include a slide show depicting the Sherrills' ministry there. For more information, call (330) 482-3135.
Special liturgy set
COLUMBIANA -- Jerusalem Lutheran Church, 415 S. Main St., will hold a special liturgy at 9:30 a.m. July 17 to honor those who have died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and those who are still serving.
Guest speaker will be Capt. Ray Gale, an officer in the Air Force Reserve who recently returned from Uzbekistan, where he was deployed to support Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. The public is invited. For more information, call (330) 482-4260.
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Culinary Committee of Holy Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 505 Parkcliff Ave., will hold a trash-to-treasure sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 23. For more details, call (330) 782-8929.
GREENVILLE, Pa. -- The Gritty Women of God Team, Higher Praise Covenant Church and the Living Word Christian Center, 21 S. Maysville Road, will present the Gritty Women of God International Conference, "Divine Convergence," Thursday through next Saturday at the Radisson Hotel, state Route 18, West Middlesex.
The conference will reach out to women from every walk of life offering general session speakers and workshops on praise and worship, leadership and full-time ministry.
A fee will be charged for daytime sessions, lunches and other refreshments. Registration is required. The evening sessions are open to the public with a free-will offering. For more information, contact Living Word Christian Center at (724) 588-2140 or online at www.livingwordchristian.org.
YOUNGSTOWN -- Our Lady of Hungary Church will host a communal anointing of the sick and elderly service in honor of St. Anne, patron of grandparents, at 1:30 p.m. July 26 in the Cardinal Mindszenty Hall, 545 N. Belle Vista Ave.
The hall is wheelchair accessible. For information, call (330) 792-6767. Light refreshments will be served after the service. All are welcome.