Send newsletter to Religion desk
All churches, synagogues, mosques and ministries are invited to send their newsletters to The Vindicator. Send to Religion Desk, The Vindicator, P.O. Box 780, Youngstown, OH 44501-0780. Electronic versions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The newsletters provide a valuable source of information on services and activities at area places of worship.
For more information, call the Religion desk at 330-747-1471, ext. 1245.
Retrouvaille winter weekend planned
Retrouvaille of Youngs-town will sponsor its winter weekend March 7-9 at Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center in Villa Maria, Pa.
Retrouvaille is a peer ministry that helps troubled married couples and focuses on communication. Registration is $100.
For information, call 330-979-7787 or visit www.helpourmarriage.com. Guy and Tricia Vogrin are Retrouvaille coordinators.
The Girard community will join together to mark the international ecumenical Week of Prayer for Christian Unity with a special worship service at 7 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church of Girard, 890 Churchill Road.
Pastors from several different denominations will share in worship leadership, and there will be a combined choir composed of members from different churches.
For information, call 330-505-1192.
Men’s Rally in the Valley team meeting is planned at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 27 at Berlin United Methodist Church, 15611 W. Akron Canfield Road. Speaker will be Larry Paxson.
St. Brendan Church, 2800 Oakwood Ave., conducts a Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays in the rectory dining room. The group meets for about an hour.
Vespers (evening prayer) is scheduled from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays in the church.
Bread of Life Church of God in Christ, 702 Cameron Ave., will conduct its second annual “Break the Chains & Be Delivered” Revival at 7 p.m. Monday through Jan. 26.
Elder Joseph Kuykendall is the evangelist and Elder Rocco Wellington, host pastor.
First Friday Club
Bishop George V. Murry of the Diocese of Youngstown will be the featured speaker when the First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown meets Feb. 6 at Antone’s Banquet Centre, 8578 Market St.
The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $15.
Reservations must be made by calling 330-533-1023 or visiting www.firstfridayclubofgreater-youngstown.org.
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Religion Desk, The Vindicator P.O. Box 780 Youngstown, OH 44501
To reach the religion editor:
Phone: 330-747-1471, x1245
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