Fall study series
The Historic Church of St. John, 1429 Mahoning Ave., will present the fall study series at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday on the ecumenical study “Conversations with God — If You Could Ask God Any Question, What Would It Be?” There is a $25 registration fee for sessions next week and Nov. 13 and 20.
A lunch will follow the final session. For information and registration, call 330-502-5149.
Science and religion
Religion and science have long been in conflict in the west, from Galileo to Darwin to today. How do they interact? The Rev. Matt Alspaugh will share the pulpit with Karen O’Malia during a service on this subject at 11 a.m. Nov. 10 at Unitarian Universalist Church, 1105 Elm St. Special music will be by Ginger Doss, an Austin, Texas-based singer-songwriter and “spiritual warrior.” She will give a concert at 7 p.m. that day in support of the church’s Welcoming Congregation program on behalf of GLBT efforts. Call 330-746-3067 or visit uuyo.org.
VILLA MARIA, Pa.
Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center will host “Humility and the Harvest” from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 10. Sister Barbara O’Donnell and Frank Romeo, in a contemplative spirit, will guide participants in exploring the Villa grounds as God’s gift. Participants will learn more about the health of the soil for healthy food. This experience will include conversation about local and global food production, a viewing of “Dirt! The Movie,” ritual, refreshments and time for personal reflection.
The cost is $10 and includes the program, and refreshments. Register online at www.vmesc.org or call 724-964-8886.
Restoration Christian Fellowship, 151 Folsom Dr. NW, will mark its sixth anniversary with a concert featuring Penny Eldridge Harris and Kingdom Worship at 7 p.m. Friday.
Berean Fellowship Church, 1321 Lansdowne Blvd., will mark its 52nd anniversary at 5 p.m. Nov. 10 with music, fellowship and refreshments. An offering will be taken.
Holy Trinity Missionary Baptist Church, 505 Parkcliffe Ave., will celebrate its 1950 founding with a worship service at 11 a.m. Nov. 10 with the Rev. Dr. Terrance Creigan Thomas, senior pastor of the Metropolitan Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Cincinnati, as guest preacher.
Also participating will be Christina Benjamin of Detroit, a national Gospel recording artist and actress.
A family and friends reunion concert, directed by George Ralph Rheins, will be at 4 p.m. Rehearsals will be at 6 p.m. Thursday through Nov. 9 at the church.
At Jericho Center
Brad Scott, a Hebrew scholar and Torah and Bible teacher, will be featured in a conference presented by Pacesetters at the Jericho Center, 2878 Warren-Meadville Road.Sessions are planned from 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 10 and 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 11.
The conference is free, but registration is requested. Call 330-980-1407 or 330-505-9087.