Submit services for Thanksgiving

Submit services for Thanksgiving

Information on special services for Thanksgiving will be published Nov. 23 on the Religion page. Send complete church name, street address and city, time and date of service.

Send the information to Religion desk, The Vindicator, 107 Vindicator Square, Box 780, Youngstown, OH 44501-0780; by fax to 330- 747-6712; or by email to

Deadline to submit information is 5 p.m. Nov. 20.

Prayer breakfast


Mahoning Valley Association of Churches plans the 28th annual Mayors’ Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Nov. 26 at Mahoning Country Club, 710 Liberty Road.

The interfaith event will feature guest speaker Bonnie Burdman, director of Jewish Community Relations Council of Youngstown Area Jewish Federation. Her topic is “Welcoming the Stranger: We Are All the Other.”

The cost is $20 or $150 per table of eight. For information and tickets, call 330-788-5914 or 218-256-3611.

Speaker at church


Mother Teresa’s “Prescription for Happiness and Peace in Service” will be presented at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at St. Paul the Apostle Church, 10143 Main St.

Dr. Paul Wright, cardiologist, author, teacher and humanitarian, will share 10 spiritual attitudes learned from serving the poor with Mother Teresa. The program is free.

For information, call 330-542-3466.

Celebration set


Greater Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, 1232 Hill St., will celebrate the fourth anniversary of Pastor Samuel G. Holmes Jr. at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

Speaker will be Pastor Dion Holmes of Christian Love Missionary Baptist Church.

Guests will include Pastor James Holmes and his congregation from St. Peter’s Missionary Baptist Church. The Holmes are brothers.

Society chapter


The Society of St. John Chrysostom, Youngstown Warren Chapter, will present “The Copts of Egypt Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary and St. John the Beloved Convent, 8640 Squires Lane.

Speaker will be the Rev. Mauritius El-Anba Bishoy, who serves the monastery. He is originally from Sydney, Australia.

The Society of St. John Chrysostom is an ecumenical organization of Catholic and Orthodox clergy and laity.

For information, call 330-755-5635 or visit

Sing-along planned


A sing-along is planned at 6 p.m. Nov. 16 at New Life Christian Fellowship, 2088 Tibbetts Wick Road.

The free event will feature soloist Christylee Roose of Hubbard from 6:30 to 7 followed by the sing-along led by Ernie Cunningham and the praise team.

For information, call the church at 330-539-5333.

Church anniversary


Liberty Bible Church, 2111 Sodom-Hutchings Road, will mark its 35th anniversary with events Nov. 17. Services will be at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Children’s classes will be conducted during the services.

Guest speaker will be Jason Perlak, who founded Wilderness Christian Camp in 2003.

Guest guitarist at the morning service will be Adam Hager.

For information, call the church at 330-638-1578.

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