Chorale concert

Chorale concert


Mahoning Valley Chorale, directed by Kris Harper, will present a summer concert at 3 p.m. Aug. 10 at Good Hope Lutheran Church, 98 Homestead Ave.

The concert will feature the women of the chorale and will include light sacred music such as “Arise My Love” with text from the Song of Solomon; traditional spirituals including “Rock-a My Soul;“ and selections based on the Psalms, “Hail, Holy Queen” from Sister Act and the classic “You Raise Me Up.”

The concert is free and open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken.

The chorale is a nonprofit community choral organization whose vision is to be the advocate for choral music in the Valley.

The chorale, which rehearses Monday evenings at Good Hope Lutheran Church, will conduct open auditions in August. The chorale, which is open to singers of all ages, is accepting voices on all parts including soprano, alto, tenor and bass.

For information, call 330-707-2144.

Pacesetters event


Pacesetters will present prophetess Belinda Thomas from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the YWCA of Warren, 375 N. Park Ave. The conference is free, but registration is required. Call 330-505-9087 or 330-856-7731.

Guest speaker

Terri Roberts of Strasburg, Pa., a member of Living Faith Church of God, will speak at three Valley churches. Her son, Charles C. Roberts IV, shot 10 Amish girls, killing five, in October 2006 at West Nickel Mines School in Bart Township.

Visit her website at for more information.

On Aug. 8, she will be interviewed on Total Christian Television. Later that day, at 7 p.m., she will speak at Midway Mennonite Church, 13376 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Columbiana.

On Aug. 10, she will speak at 9:30 a.m. at New Springfield Church of God, 3649 E. Garfield Road, New Springfield, and at 6 p.m. at New Covenant Worship Center, 1900 Canfield Road, Youngstown.

Convention set


Apostolic Faith Temple, 109 W. Woodland Ave., will conduct the 12th annual national organization convention this weekend.

Seminars will be at 10 a.m. and preaching at 7 p.m. today and Sunday. Among speakers will be Bishop Donald Hudson. Bishop Ernest B. Hawkins is presiding prelate.

Speaker at Unity


Dr. Sheila K. Collins will speak at the 11 a.m. Aug. 10 service at Unity Centre for Spiritual Living, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road.

She will discuss her book, “Warrior Mother: Fierce Love, Unbearable Loss and the Rituals that Heal,” which describes her journey with two of her three adult children through their illnesses, treatments, deaths and the healing process afterward.

Unity Centre services are nondenominational and open to the public. Collins will also be available for book-signing afterward. For information, contact Unity at 330-539-0122.

Spirit Sunday


“Fruit of the Spirit” worship will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 10 at Poland Village Gazebo.

The gathering is sponsored by Church of the Rock, Holy Family Church, Poland Presbyterian Church, Poland United Methodist Church and Prince of Peace Lutheran Church.

Refreshments will follow.

In case of rain, the event will be at Poland Presbyterian, 2 Poland Manor.

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