Submit info for Holy Week, Easter
The Vindicator will run a listing of area services that are open to the public in observance of Palm Sunday, April 13; Holy Thursday, April 17; Good Friday, April 18; Holy Saturday, April 19; and Easter, April 20.
The deadline to submit information is 5 p.m. April 9. Publication will be April 12.
Information should include the denomination and name of the church, address, city or suburb, the day, time, type of service, your name and a phone number for verification.
Send the information by email to email@example.com., mail to the religion desk at The Vindicator, P.O. Box 780, Youngstown, OH 44501-0780, or by fax to 330-747-6712.
Mount Zion Baptist Church, 827 Wilson Ave., will present “Church Growth Institute Conference” from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29.
Facilitators will be the Rev. Ricky Tigner, stewardship; the Rev. Chris McKee, leadership; and the Rev. Kevin Crum, congregation
The cost is $10 with registration form to Deacon John Jemsion or trustee Joe Williams. Lunch will be provided.
Southington United Methodist Church, located at the town center on state Route 305, will host a night of praise and worship featuring the praise and worship band at 7 p.m. March 22. Refreshments served.
Timothy R. Smith, musician, composer and speaker, will be the featured speaker when the First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown meets April 3 at Antone’s Banquet Centre, 8578 Market St.
His topic will be “The Place of Liturgical Music in Worship.”
His songs combine traditional and contemporary musical styles. Some of Smith’s well-known liturgical compositions include “Voice Of Christ,” “Give Me Ears To Listen” and “O Mother Of Jesus.”
The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $15. For reservations, call 330-533-1023 or visit www.firstfridayclubofgreater-youngstown.org.
A free Saturday night sing-along is planned March 22 at New Life Christian Fellowship, 2088 Tibbetts-Wick Road.
Doors open at 6 p.m. At 6:30, there will be a concert by Rodd Coonce followed by the sing-along with old favorites “The Old Rugged Cross,” “In the Garden,” “Because He Lives,” and “How Great Thou Art.”
For information, call the church at 330-539-5333.
The adult choir of Mount Gilead Baptist Church, 2821 Hillman St., will celebrate its pre-anniversary at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
Guest speaker will be the Curtis Minter and congregation from Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Akron.
First Presbyterian Church, 201 Wick Ave., will conduct a Taiz service at 7 p.m. Thursday with Scripture, music, candles and silence.
The event is open to all.
Minister Judy Meeks of Antioch Baptist Church will speak at a soup and salad feast at 4 p.m. today at Oak Missionary Baptist Church, 320 Elk St., sponsored by the pastor’s aide department.
There will be praise dancers, singers and prizes.
Donation is $10.