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WOMEN’S RETREAT: Christian author and speaker, Jennifer Cadamore, will speak at the Hubbard Church of the Nazarene Women’s Fall Retreat, “Faith Over Fear” 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 8. Praise and Worship with Christylee Roose will also be featured. The program is open to women of all ages. The cost is $10. Call the church at 330-534-3111 to pre-register by Friday.

HYMN SING: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2742 North Road NE, Warren, will host a bonfire hymn at 5:30 p.m. today.

CHURCH PLANS 102 YEARS: Third Disciples of Christ Christian Church, 241 First St. SW, Warren, will celebrate the church’s 102nd anniversary with a musical Sunday afternoon.

MISSION TALK: Matthew and Kenedi (Bennett) Cross, who grew up in Southington and Warren respectively, do missionary work in Haiti and recently hosted a fundraising event. The Crosses will speak about their missionary work at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Cortland Trinity Baptist Church.

WHO IS JESUS? “Who is this Jesus? the course will be offered Thursdays at noon at the Howland Library, 9095 E, Market St. The free eight-week course will be led by Pastor Dan Barker. A detailed syllabus will be provided to facilitate group discussion. To register, call 330-637-1421.

VISION CONFERENCE: Greater Apostolic Faith Church, 3571 Tod Ave., NW, Warren, will host “Expectations of Leadership” 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. today. Several guest speakers will be on site with the theme “Endurance, purpose and vision.” The emcees for the event are Angela Parker and Natalie Scott. Guests include evangelists Sheila Jones, Michele Stevenson, Pamela Logan and Dr. Martin Freeman.

PEACEFUL PRAYER RALLY: A “40 days for life” The Campaign to End Abortion will begin with a rally Wednesday at 6 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church, 129 E. Park Ave., Niles. The 40 Days for Life campaign ends November 6. Guest speakers are Deacon Frank Marino and Martha Yoder. For more information, visit www.40daysforlife/Warren.

YOUTH EXPLOSION: Through him, the ministry, 1244 Tod Place NW, Warren, will host a youth explosion service on Sunday. A choir, a worship dance team and lyrics by Shemar McMillion from the youth department will be on hand. For more information, call 330-240-1586.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY: Braceville First Baptist Church, 1300 Cedar Street SW, is hosting a friends and family event on Sunday with worship at 11 a.m., and fun, food and fellowship at 1 p.m. 00. The event will take place rain or shine.

PASTOR’S BIRTHDAY: Warren’s Second Baptist Church will celebrate the seventh pastoral anniversary of Pastor Todd and Lady Shameika Johnson at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday. The guest speaker at 10 a.m. is Reverend Ezra Tillman of Flint, Michigan, and at 5 p.m. will be Elder Phillip Shealey of Covington, Ga.

FIRST FRIDAY CLUB: The second monthly First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown luncheon of the 2022-23 season will be held at 11:30 a.m. on October 6 at the Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road in Canfield. Britt Cooper, DMA, and the Walsh University Chamber Singers will present “Liturgical Music Through the Ages.”

An opportunity for questions from participants will follow. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation will start at noon. The cost is $20. Call by Friday at 330-720-4498. Visit www.first


MASS FOR LIFE: Bishop David Bonnar of the Diocese of Youngstown will celebrate a Diocesan Mass for Life at 5 p.m. on October 1 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Chapel, Walsh University, 2020 E. Maple St., N. Canton . All are invited to pray for greater respect for human life at every stage and in all circumstances.

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