PRAYER GATHERING: A drive-in prayer gathering and tent revival will be 7 p.m. daily through Sept. 19 at 8301 Market St., Youngstown.
FREE CONCERT: Cortland Church of the Nazarene, 293 E. Main St., will host a free outdoor concert 6 p.m. Sunday in the church parking lot. The music will be provided by the Gospel Harmonaires. Guests should take a lawn chair or use a folding chair that will be provided.
ANNIVERSARY: Third Christian Church, 241 First St., in Warren, will mark its 101st anniversary in September. Upcoming events are celebration of Pastor Robert Faulkner’s fifth anniversary 11 a.m. Sunday, a musical performance 4 pm. Sept. 19 and 101st church anniversary 11 a.m. Sept. 26.
On Sunday, guest speaker is the Rev. Cynthia Klingemier and special guest performance will be by The Women of Wisdom of Cleveland.
MEN’S RALLY: The Men’s Rally in the Valley will be 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown. The theme is “Be United in Christ.” Admission is free. Scheduled guests are Tim Ginter, Bob Pavlich, Joel Penton, Vance Johnson and Markus McFolling. Doors open at 7 a.m. A musical performance will be by Sidewalk Prophets.
WOMEN’S WEEKEND: A Women’s Transformation weekend will be 7 p.m. Sept. 24 and 9 a.m. Sept. 25 at Life Church, 610 S. Leavitt Road, Leavittsburg. The theme is “Be Transformed.” Speakers are Rhea Marshall and Leah Simmons. Registration at www.lcogoh.com through Sept. 22.
FALL REVIVAL: West Mecca Bible Methodist Church, 1215 Greenville Road, Cortland, will host a fall revival Sept. 29 to Oct. 3. Host pastor is Mike Shiery. Service is 7 p.m. Sept. 29 to Oct. 1; a fall festival will be noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 2; and 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Oct. 3 is service.
BIBLE STUDY: The First Church of Warren, 251 Surrey Road SE, Warren, will host a Bible study noon to 1 p.m. each Sunday following the 10:45 a.m. worship. The topic is the Book of Revelation.
CATHOLIC MEN FELLOWSHIP: The eighth annual Catholic Men’s Fellowship is Sept. 18 at St. Thomas Aquinas High School. The theme is “Letting Go of Fear-Embracing Faith.” Registration is at CMFDOY.org.
REVIVAL SET: Lighthouse Covenant Ministries, 1755 Shehy St., Youngstown, will host a Kingdom Experience revival today and Sunday. Apostle Robert Jenkins, along with Lady Cassandra Jenkins, will conduct the meeting. Apostle Jenkins heads Divine Insight Ministries out of New Orleans, La., which has a nationwide impact. Today’s services are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. then a free luncheon will be given and an afternoon service will start at 2 p.m. with the topic being “Covenant Couples” relationship workshop.
WHO IS JESUS: Cortland Trinity Baptist Church, 2576 McCleary-Jacoby Road, will host a “Who is This Jesus,” an eight-week class starting 9:15 a.m. Sundays at the church and 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the Cortland Library, 578 Lakeview Drive, led by Pastor Dan Barker. For information, call the church at 330-637-1421 or 330-240-4079. The Introduction to Christianity class is free.
GOSPEL CONCERT: The Troy Burns Family of Bryson City, N.C., will host a Southern gospel concert 6:30 p.m. Friday at Carrolton Bible Church. A love offering of two food items for the food pantry will be accepted. Burns has recorded more than 700 original and charting songs.
FELLOWSHIP EVENT: The Trumbull County Evangelical Ministers Fellowship will meet 6:45 p.m. Thursday at the Jericho Center, 2878 Warren Meadville Road, Bazetta. Cost is $5 donation.
Guest speaker is William Federer, nationally known speaker, best selling author, and president of Amerisearch Inc., a publishing company dedicated to researching America’s heritage. “Bill’s American Minute” is broadcast daily across America.
FOOD FEST: St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown will have its second annual international food festival as a carryout option only on Friday at the church hall.
Combos are $15 each and can be picked up between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the parking lot between the church and the Williamson College of Business Administration at Youngstown State University. Checks and cash will be accepted but no credit cards. Orders can be paid for at pickup, but paying in advance is preferred.
There are five options to choose from: an Eastern European feast, an Italian feast, a Mexican feast, an American feast and a dessert sampler.
To place an order, call Marly Reichert at 330-755-8128 or text her at 330-507-6001 between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.
Orders also will be taken after the weekend Masses at 4 p.m. today, and 10:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday. All proceeds go to the educational fund at St. Columba.
RISE AGAINST HUNGER: Lakeview Outreach and Fellowship will host Rise Against Hunger 8:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 18 at Lakeview High School cafeteria. Volunteers are needed to help with the meal packing event. The bagged meals will help people in need worldwide. Visit riseagainsthunger.org.
STUDY GROUP: The Unity Spiritual Centre, 1226 Naylor Lloyd Road, Liberty, will host a new book study group 6:30 to 8 p.m. starting Wednesday. The Rev. Cay Tomerlin and Reed Broadway will be facilitating the discussion of “Home with God” by Neale Donald Walsch. “Home with God” is a continuation of Mr. Walsch’s “Conversations with God” series and deals specifically with the subject of death and life after. Call 330-539-0122 if you plan to attend.
MARRIAGES: The Catholic Diocese of Youngstown’s Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Ministry is sponsoring a second Wedding Anniversary Celebration to honor couples observing their 25th, 40th, 50th or over anniversaries in 2021. The celebration will be 1 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist in Canton. Couples interested in attending must register at their parish before Wednesday. The celebration will include Mass with the Bishop David Bonnar of Youngstown, renewal of marriage vows, a personalized certificate for each couple and a reception for the couples and their families hosted by the Basilica of St. John the Baptist Parish.
To register, or for more information, couples are to contact their parish office.
CONCERT SET: Second Baptist Church “A House of Hope.” 1510 Main Ave. SW, in partnership with 717 Credit Union and Brite Energy Innovators presents the “INSPIRE Summer Concert Series: An Immersive Arts Experience” 6 p.m. Sunday at the Warren Community Amphitheatre. Red Hands, an Ohio-based band who meld funk and soul sounds with inspirational messages, will perform. Also performing will be hip-hop recording artist King DTown, saxophonist Oscar Chattman, and keyboardist and vocalist Billy Beck, as well as local youth musicians and poets. INSPIRE also will feature the auction of a pop-art piece donated by Atlanta-based artist, Michael Johnson, also a Warren native.
Tickets are $15. Admission is free for students accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets can be purchased online at www.secondbaptistwarren.com or by calling 330-393-0802.
BUS TRIP: Jesus the Key Ministries has a few openings on its bus trip to Lancaster, Pa. The trip is to the Sight and Sound Theater to see “Queen Esther,” a live theatrical presentation Dec. 8 and 9 departing from First Christian Church Columbiana. Cost is $320. On the first day will be Winter Wonder Land Concert at the American Music Theater. To reserve space on the bus, call Bing at 330-427-6578
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