Anniversary event

Anniversary event


Shiloh Baptist Church, 238 Bright Ave., will host a celebration for the third anniversary of Pastor Ricky Tigner and his wife, Gail, at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Guest speaker will be Pastor J. Dwayne Heard of Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church in Youngstown.

Church anniversary


New Bethel Baptist Church, 1507 Hillman St., will celebrate its 89th anniversary during a program at 4 p.m. June 23.

The Rev. Christopher McKee Jr. and congregation of Tabernacle Baptist Church will be guests. The theme is “Instruments in the Hand of God, Impacting the Lives of Others.”

The service will include a memorial ceremony remembering deceased members and recognizing members of 50 years or more.

New Bethel, organized in 1924, was located at 125 Manning and 209 Reserve streets. The church moved to its present location in 1964.

The late Rev. Lonnie K.A. Simon was called to pastor in 1962, and retired after 33 years. His son, the Rev. Kenneth L. Simon was called as pastor in 1995.

Ground was broken for a new church in September 2002 and dedicated in 2004.

Fathers’ tribute


Metropolitan Baptist Church, 351 Rayen Ave., will have a tribute to fathers at 4 p.m. June 23.

Refreshments will be served.

Ministries chapter


Minister Christina Chislom of Destiny International Ministries will be guest speaker when the Youngstown Chapter of Igniting New Life Ministries, an interdenominational ministry, meets Monday at Georgeanna Parker Activity Center in Boardman Park, 325 Boardman-Poland Road, Rout 224.

Fellowship will begin at 6:30 p.m. with ministry at 7.

Labyrinth walk

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Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center will host a walk from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the outdoor labyrinth. The theme is “Path of Hope.”

No registration is required.

If weather is inclement, call 724-964-8886.

Concert at church


Voices of Praise of Mount Gilead Baptist Church, 2821 Hillman St., will present a concert at 4 p.m. June 23.

Guests will be the Rev. Melvin Brown and Gospel Temple Baptist Choir, Gospel rap artist Teja D’ and singer Linda McCrae.

Summer solstice


A summer solstice celebration is planned at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Unity Centre for Spiritual Living, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road.

Silver Grove Society, an earth spirituality group, will assist. A local drumming circle will participate.

Music, meditation and prayer along with symbolic plantings in the garden will be part of the activities.

For information, call 330-539-0122.

First Friday


Dr. Louis A. Zona will speak on “Beauty, Art, Culture and Faith” when the First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 11 at Antone’s Banquet Centre on Market Street.

He is executive director and chief curator of the Butler Institute of American Art.

The cost is $15. For a reservation, call 330-533-1023 or visit

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