‘Celebration of YOU’
The Mount Olive Fire Baptized Holiness Church, 124 W. Marion Ave., presents a “Celebration of YOU” program at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The theme is “Undaunted Faith-You Got the Potential to Succeed.” Minister Wendy Robinson will be the speaker. This event is open to the community.
Memorial Day service
The Faith Fellowship Church of God, 388 E. Midlothian Blvd., is having a special Memorial Day service at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. The speaker will be Dr. Jack G. Bridges, Civil Air Patrol chaplain, and his topic will be “A Memorial Before God.” Pastor Jonathan Mitchell will also participate in the service.
The New Grace Missionary Baptist Church, 909 Fairgreen Ave., will host a healing and deliverance service at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Mary Austin.
As the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown recognizes its 75th Jubilee anniversary, the celebration continues with the launch of its new website, www.DOY.org. The website will help bolster the online branding efforts of the diocese, as well as use different technologies to unite parishes, parishioners and their faith-based community across Northeast Ohio.
Andover United Methodist Church, 181 S. Main St., invites the public to attend the Drive-In Outdoor Services beginning at 9:30 a.m. Sundays starting this Sunday through Sept. 2. The services will take place at the intersection of state Route 7 and Marvin Road.
Special musical services will be provided by Sound Witness on June 24, Dan Shall on Aug. 12 and Golden State Singers on Aug. 19.
Second Baptist Church, 1510 Main Ave. SW, will host a citywide baby blessing at 10:15 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Todd Johnson will offer prayer and blessing over babies and children from the community up to age 11.
The blessing is open to all families. Each family will receive a certificate of blessing and a photo with the pastor. The Second Baptist Women’s Ministry will also distribute diapers and wipes collected from its recent “Bundles of Blessings” project to families with babies. Families can register online at www.fb.com/secondbaptistwarren or by calling the church office at 330-393-0802.
Memorial Day Mass
St. Columba Cathedral, 159 Rayen Ave., will have one Mass at 9:30 a.m. on Memorial Day. The regular Mass and Confession schedule will resume Tuesday..
Seminarian Simon Mino will be ordained a Transitional Deacon for the Diocese of Youngstown next Saturday. The ordination ceremony will take place at St. Columba Cathedral, 159 Rayen Ave., at 10:30 a.m. Mino will be ordained by the Most Rev. Martin J. Amos, Bishop of Emeritus of Davenport, Iowa.
There will be a Catholic-Orthodox Dialogue sponsored by the Society of St. John Chrysostom’s Youngstown-Warren Chapter from 7 to 9 p.m. June 5 at St. Maron’s Catholic Church, 1555 S. Meridian Road.
The topics will be “The History of the Filioque Problem” and “How Western Scholasticism Changed the Theological/Philosophical Approach Inherited from the Fathers of the Church.” Father David Fisher, Maronite Catholic priest and theologian, is the speaker.
St. Anthony’s Relics
St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 7345 Westview Drive, will host St. Anthony’s Relics from his Basilica in Padua, Italy, on June 12. The relics will be accompanied by Friar Mario Conte from the Messenger of St. Anthony is Padua. The Mass/Novena will begin at 7 p.m., and an evening veneration is at 8 p.m.
The Unity Centre for Spiritual Living, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road, will offer a series of classes on “Meditation and Mindfulness.” This series of six classes will be conducted by Patti Turchon and will run at 6:30 p.m. Mondays beginning June 4 until July 9. The fees for the classes are $36 payable in advance to the center.
Attendees will also need a folder, notebook and a pillow. Chairs will be provided if you are not able to sit on the floor. It is advisable to wear loose, comfortable clothes. For information call 330-539-0122.
‘Path to Wholeness’
The Unity Centre for Spiritual Living, 11226 Naylor Lloyd Road, will host author Julie Fuhrman-Davis at 6:30 p.m. June 5 as part of the ongoing “Path to Wholeness” series. For information, call 330-539-0122.
St. Lucy Church, 397 Tenney Ave., will host the St. Anthony’s Feast Day with a Mass at 6 p.m. June 13. The Mass will be followed by a reception at the Palermo Center, 394 Tenney Ave. All are welcome to attend. For information, contact Liana Berardino at 330-755-5438.
VILLA MARIA, PA.
Registrations are being accepted for two summer day camps for children and youth at Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center, 2067 Evergreen St.
Children ages 5 to 10 are invited to choose Thursday or Friday sessions for GROW Camp, which is a once-a-week gardening and outdoor activities camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning June 14 or 15 until Aug. 9 or 10.
Youth ages 10 to 16 are invited to learn and use outdoor skills at the 2018 Outdoor Summer Experience Camp taking place from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. July 9-13. Lunch and snacks will be provided during both camps. For details or to receive a brochure, call 724-964-8886.
The Ursuline Health and Wellness Center, 4280 Shields Road, can help improve your physical, mental or spiritual fitness. The Motherhouse pool offers classes for all ages. They also have SilverSneakers by Tivity Health classes for mature adults comprising strengthening, cardio, water and yoga. The center also features spirituality series, individual counseling and spiritual direction. For information visit www.theursulinecenter.org or call 330-799-4941.
Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center, 2105 Evergreen Road, will host Release and Renew Summer Retreat from 4:30 p.m. June 15 until 2 p.m. June 17.
To register, submit your name, address, email, phone number and room request (shared or private) with $100 deposit made payable to The Center for Sound Therapy, 7250 West Blvd., Suite 1, Youngstown, OH 44512. For information, contact Maria Wagner at 330-779-1669.
Sts. Peter & Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 699 Stambaugh Ave., will host Rev. Hicham Chehab July 15. There will be a pot-luck dinner and fellowship at 3 p.m. with the presentation beginning at 4 p.m. A free-will donation will be collected after the presentation to support Rev. Chehab’s ministries. RSVPs are strongly encouraged. To RSVP, call 724-347-3620 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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