Center to host services with Jewish Christian
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Place Christian Center, 104 W. Evergreen Ave., will host a series of services Friday through June 26 featuring evangelist Dick Reuben, a Jewish man who converted to Christianity.
Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Friday, at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. June 25 and at 2 p.m. June 26. For more information, call (330) 788-7777.
Former pitcher to speak on 'Crossing Paths'
HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Tom McGough, a former Cleveland Indians pitcher, will be the guest speaker at 9 p.m. Sunday on Don Reed's "Crossing Paths" television program when it airs its 500th show on Cable Channel 5. The Hermitage-based program will be rebroadcast on the same channel at 11 p.m. Friday. The program, which features local testimonies and talents, is also aired on Wednesdays on WKBN-TV, Channel 27 at 1:37 a.m.
For more information, call (724) 981-7777.
First Methodist Church hosts a gospel quartet
MINERAL RIDGE -- First Methodist Church, 3711 Main St., will present a performance by the Circle of Friends southern gospel quartet at 3 p.m. June 26. The public is welcome. A free will offering will be taken.
Team aims to win souls
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Soul Winning Action Team will hold praise and worship services Monday through Thursday in front of the former Phar-Mor building in downtown Youngstown. A service of prayer and song will take place from noon to 1 p.m., and then participants will go into neighborhoods to pass out tracts. This is the fifth year for the event. For more information, call (330) 755-6857. The services will continue July 25-29 and Aug. 8-12.
Service offers hope
CANFIELD -- Life Care Ministry Center, 5357 Raccoon Road, associated with the Lucille Orr Ministries Inc., will present an evening of hope and healing at 7 p.m. June 27.
Guest speaker will be Wendy Rosko, a wife and mother, who will detail her faith experience as she battled multiple sclerosis. The service will also include an anointing of the sick and a personal prayer ministry will be available.
Refreshments will be served. Reservations may be made by calling (330) 533-4026.
Olive Branch celebrates 20 years with dinner
YOUNGSTOWN -- The Olive Branch Ministry will celebrate its 20th year as a cruise and travel organization with a dinner at 5 p.m. July 9 at Nevels Temple social Hall, 939 Elm St.
The cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Seating is limited. R.S.V.P. on or before June 30. For more information, call (330) 394-5637 or (330) 898-5358. Checks can be mailed to: The Olive Branch Ministry; P.O. Box 3228; Warren, Ohio 44485-0228.
The ministry charters buses to crusades, plays, shopping sprees, concerts, retreats and cruises.
New Bethel to turn 81
YOUNGSTOWN -- New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman St., will celebrate its 81st anniversary at 5 p.m. June 26. Rev. Kevin Crum and his congregation at New Hope Baptist Church will be guests at the celebration.
New Bethel Baptist moved to its current location in 1964 under the leadership of long-time pastor, Rev. Lonnie K.A. Simon. In February 2004, a $3.5 million edifice was completed and dedicated.
The church, which has "The Church that Cares and Shares" as its motto, has a membership of 1,500 active members.
Rev. Kenneth L. Simon is pastor, and his father, Rev. Lonnie Simon, is pastor emeritus.
The public is invited to attend the anniversary service. For more information, call (330) 747-2125.