At Valley churches
Poland churches: The ecumenical leadership team of Poland and Heritage Presbyterian, Poland United Methodist, Prince of Peace Lutheran, Church of the Rock and Holy Family churches offer a Lenten reflection series on “I Am.” The free presentations take place from noon to 12:15 p.m. with lunch after. Luncheon tickets are $6 and available at participating churches. Tickets must be obtained by Monday before the program. For information, call Holy Family at 330-757-1545. Sessions planned are Wednesday, “I am the bread of life” with the Rev. Dr. David Gilbert of Poland Presbyterian; March 19, “I am the light of the world” with the Rev. Kristen Stroble of Heritage Presbyterian; March 26, “I am the gate” with Pastor Reid Lamport of Church of the Rock; April 2, “I am the good shepherd” with Pastor Julianne Smith of Prince of Peace; and April 9, “I am the truth, the way the life” with the Rev. Mike Grant of Poland UMC.
St. Charles Borromeo Church, 7345 Westview Drive, Boardman: Lenten breakfast series is planned from 7:40 to 8:15 a.m. in the St. Matthew Room. Presenters will be Wednesday, Norm Scarazzo, parishioner and St. Vincent de Paul Society parish chairman; March 19, Mary Ann Wilson, parishioner; March 26, Diana Hancharenko, pastoral associate and parishioner; April 2, Terry Sell, catechist and parishioner; and April 9, Linda Blough, parishioner. For information, contact Mary Jo Kubiak at Mjkub511@yahoo.com or 330-726-1283.
Springfield Township Council of Community Churches: Midweek Lenten services are planned at 7:30 p.m. at churches. Wednesday on “A Change of Season” with Pastor Larry Klinker at Emnanuel Lutheran Church, 13519 Woodworth Road, New Springfield; March 19, “Change of Habit” with Pastor Jeff Shultz at Petersburg Presbyterian, 13996 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, Petersburg; March 26, “Change of Circumstances” with Pastor Aimee Raymond at Old Springfield United Church of Christ, 11957 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, New Middletown; April 2, “Change of Heart” with Pastor Julianne Joy at St. John Lutheran Church, 14394 Younstown-Pittsburgh Road, Petersburg; and April 9, “Change of Plans” with Pastor Larry Klinker at UCC.