Submit info for Holy Week, Easter

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, mail to the religion desk at The Vindicator, P.O. Box 780, Youngstown 44501-0780, or by fax to 330-747-6712.

Breakfast, service set for Good Friday


The Spiritual Emphasis Committee of the YMCA will sponsor the annual Good Friday breakfast and service on April 18 at the Central YMCA, 17 N. Champion St.

Keynote speaker will be the Rev. Greg Maturi, pastor of St. Dominic Church.

Music will be provided by Joselyn Parker, Central Y’s youth and teen director.

A breakfast buffet will be served at 7:15 a.m. with the program at 8 in the community gym on the second floor.

Reservations for tables and individual tickets for $12 may be obtained at the metro office at the Central YMCA or by calling 330-742-4781.

Deadline is April 9.

Last year, nearly 500 people attended the annual event.

Musical parable


The Church of Notre Dame music ministry will perform “Lost and Found,” a musical parable of the Prodigal Son, next month at the church, 2325 Highland Road.

“Lost and Found” is based on the book by Jody Serey with music written by Christian music composer Rory Cooney.

Shows are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. April 4 and 5 and 4 p.m. April 6.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors/students and can be obtained at the door or by calling the parish office at 724-981-5566.

Proceeds benefit the church.

Men of Faith


Men of Faith will conduct a Rally in the Valley 2014 team meeting from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday at Victory Christian Center Campus, 1421 Sampson St., with host Pastor Alonzo Watkins.

Ohio Valley Teen Challenge Choir will perform during praise and worship time.

Gideon’s men’s choir


Gideon’s Crew Men’s Choir will rehearse from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Highway Tabernacle, 3000 S. Raccoon Road.

The goal is to have a 300-man choir at the Men’s Rally in the Valley 2014 on May 3.

For information, contact Pastor Mark Plegge, director, at 330-718-6275 or Pastor Gary Frost, assistant, at 917-817-6287.

Singers to present sacred concerts

The Wade Raridon Singers will present a series of sacred concerts during Lent. They are: Sunday at 4 p.m. at Poland United Methodist Church, 1940 Boardman-Poland Road, Poland; March 30 at 4 p.m. at Longs Run Presbyterian Church, 15851 Longs Church Road, East Liverpool; April 4 at 7 p.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 31 E. Wood St., Lowellville; April 6 at 2 p.m. at St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown; and April 13 at 4 p.m. at Christ Church Presbyterian, 1933 Canfield Road, Youngstown.

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