RELIGION DIGEST || Support group

Support group


Cornersburg Baptist Church,, 3898 Tippecanoe Road, will host a 12-week support group to help people with any kind of addiction or mental difficulties from any past problems. The course incorporates a religious perspective.

Sessions, which will be limited to 15 participants, are planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, starting Sept. 3. Each week’s material is based on the previous week.

The small groups will be closed after the second week of class, Sept. 10.

Cost is $10 per person for materials. To register, visit or call Pastor Randy Langham at 330-702-8959 or email

Church anniversary


Christian Bible Baptist Church, 2369 Oak St. Ext., will celebrate its 36th anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Speaker will be the Rev. Julius Davis and congregation of Friendship Baptist Church of Girard.

Ann Fitzgerald and Sylvia Nelms are co-chairwomen and Keith A. Neal is pastor.

Special service


Vision City, 2681 Youngstown Road, will host a special service at 5 p.m. Sunday with three churches.

Guests will be Bishop Emmitt L. Nevels Sr., prelate of Ohio West Jurisdiction of the International Churches of God in Christ and pastor of Nevels Temple C.O.G.I.C., and the Rev. Dr. Bennie Hardin of Metropolitan Baptist Church.

“The Giant Killers” will be the theme.

Fellowship banquet


Jesus is the Way Ministries will sponsor a Christian family fellowship banquet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Brentford House, 737 Myron St.

A speaker will give testimony about how God and Alcoholics Anonymous helped.

Radio show


Living Bread Radio, AM 1060 and 89.5 FM, has announced an addition to its programming schedule, “Around the Town,” which focuses on local Catholic organizations and events.

Host Michael Roberts will welcome different guests each week. They also will discuss people of the Bible and the saints. Spiritual music is part of the program.

“Around The Town” will air at 11:30 a.m. Saturdays.

Those interested in promoting their Catholic group or event may call the station at 888-966-2903. Visit



Retrouvaille of Youngstown, a peer ministry that helps troubled marriage relationships, will sponsor a weekend marriage workshop Oct. 25-27 at Villa Maria Educational and Spirituality Center, 2105 Evergreen Road, Villa Maria, Pa.

For more information, call 330-979-7787 or log onto

‘Elvis’ Gospel


Central Christian Church, 2051 E. Market St., will present ‘’Elvis Gospel Sunday’’ at 10 a.m. Sunday featuring Mark Lee Pringle as an early 1950s Elvis Presley and his Blue Moon Band.

Pringle has been portraying a 1950s Elvis for 11 years. He has performed in Memphis, Tenn., six times and won several look-a-like/sound-a-like contests over the years.

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