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AMHERST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 379 S. Main St., will have 10 a.m. worship Sunday and Sunday school for children 4 to 18 years old.

HERITAGE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 515 N. Leavitt Road, will have 9:30 a.m. Sunday school for teens to adults followed by 10:30 a.m. worship and Wiggle worship for kindergarteners through fourth-graders. Presbyterian Women Bible group meets 9:30 a.m. second Tuesday and the book group meets 7 p.m. third Tuesday of each month through May. For more information, call (440) 988-9409 or visit

OLD STONE EVANGELICAL CHURCH, 553 S. Main St., will have 10:30 a.m. worship Sunday. The facility is a nondenominational church. For more information, call (440) 984-7074 or visit


AVON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 37711 Detroit Road, will have 10 a.m. worship Sunday with the Rev. Micah Holland, pastor, delivering the sermon.


TRINITY CATHEDRAL, 2230 Euclid Ave., will have Holy Eucharist 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday with education hour 9 to 10 a.m. Choir will provide music during 10 a.m. service only Sunday and Aug. 13. Bible study and summer forum officiated by the Rev. Paul Gaston will speak on the subject “A Book for All Hours: The Book of Common Prayer and the Life of the Spirit.”


BETH-EL BAPTIST CHURCH, 10170 West Ridge Road, will have 9:45 a.m. Sunday school followed by 10:45 a.m. traditional evangelical worship with Pastor Ken Tucker delivering a sermon. For more information, visit

BETHEL CHURCH, Ramada Inn, 1825 Lorain Blvd., will have teaching and ministry service 6 p.m. July 16. A separate class for children 3 to 12 will meet after worship. For more information, call (440) 243-9001 or visit

CHURCH OF THE ROCK MINISTRY, 511 Broad St., will have Youth Ministry in charge of praise and worship 11 a.m. Sunday under the direction of minister Al and prophetess Jacque Wiggins followed by a 5 p.m. healing and deliverance service. For more information, call (440) 322-2835 or (440) 458-0372.

COMMUNITY OF FAITH UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 9715 East River Road, will have inspirational music provided by Cecilia Ilg McKay, harpist, during 10:30 a.m. worship Sunday. Special music will be provided by Judy Beckett, flutist, accompanied by Tom Bandy, during worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 680 N. Abbe Road, will have Sunday school for all age groups 9:30 a.m. Sunday followed by worship 10:45 a.m. with the Rev. Kevin Coleman, pastor, delivering the sermon “PUNS,” based on Genesis 1:1, 26, 27 and Genesis 2:8-9. A meet-and-greet will be noon. For more information, call (440) 365-7391.

CORNERSTONE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2949 West River Road, will have traditional worship 10:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Chris LaLonde, pastor, delivering the sermon “Forget Not God’s Benefits.” For more information, call (440) 324-1202.

DIVINE DESTINY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 223 Clinton Ave., will have 11 a.m. worship Sunday with Pastor Janice Roberts delivering the sermon. For more information, call (440) 258-3344.
FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST, SCIENTIST, 309 East Ave., will have worship and Sunday school for those up to age 20 at 10:30 a.m. Sunday followed by a hymn sing.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 330 Second St., will have Sunday school 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. and traditional worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Coffee hour will follow after worship. All services are open to the public.

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 312 Third St., will celebrate vacation Bible school, youth and children’s ministries during weekend services with the Rev. Kent Joy delivering the sermon “Walking in Newness of Life,” during 5:30 p.m. service today and the 8:30 a.m. service. Gathering and Pulse services will be combined at 10:55 a.m. Sunday in the sanctuary. A breakfast will be served 10 a.m. in fellowship hall for members and the community. The public is invited to attend all services. For more information, call (440) 322-6622.

FIRST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 200 East Ave., will have 10:30 a.m. worship Sunday in High Meadows Park. Bible study is 7 p.m. Wednesday. Community hot meals will be 5 p.m. Thursday.

GREATER CHRIST TEMPLE CHURCH, 123 Oberlin Road, will have 10:30 a.m. Sunday school and 11:45 a.m. worship Sunday with elder Darrell Shumpert, pastor, officiating. Bible class will be conducted 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.

IMPACT INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES, Boys & Girls Club, 1821 Middle Ave., a multicultural church will have worship 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Pastor Tommie Harris will deliver the sermon. For more information, call (440) 865-9320 or visit

MOUNT OLIVET CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE CHURCH, 626 Lorain Blvd., will have worship 11 a.m. Sunday with Pastor Joseph Gause delivering the sermon “Are You Tired of the Same Old, Same Old? — You Need God to Deliver You.” The public is invited to attend and share with Facebook friends. For more information, call (440) 322-1773.

MOUNT ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 632 West River Road N., will have church school 9 a.m. Sunday and worship at 10:15 a.m. with the Rev. Marcettes Cunningham, pastor, delivering the sermon. Vacation Bible school “Faithbook the Bible,” for all age groups will be 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The program will include Bible stories, crafts, songs and snacks. For more information or transportation, call (440) 323-3075.

ORIGINAL GLORIOUS APOSTOLIC CHURCH, 995 Foster Ave., will have Sunday school 10 a.m. followed by worship 11:30 a.m. Sunday with inspirational music provided by Anointed Voices of Praise Choir under the direction of Jason Thomas, minister of music. Evangelist Doris E. Williams, pastor, will deliver the sermon. The King’s Kitchen hot meal program is 4 to 5 p.m. July 20.

PEACE MENNONITE CHURCH, 9300 West Ridge Road, will have Sunday school class 9:30 a.m. for youth and adults. Worship will be 10:45 a.m. Public is welcome to attend.

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 9652 Murray Ridge Road, will have Sabbath school 9:30 a.m. today with 11 a.m. worship followed by a free community dinner 1 to 3 p.m. with dad in observance of Father’s Day and afterwards will feature the movie “Courageous.” Registration for the dinner is required by calling (440) 322-1707 and give number of guest to attend.

ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 300 Third St., will have 5 p.m. quiet Communion service today; children’s sermon, Communion and worship with music 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Christian formation for all age groups is 9:30 a.m. Sunday. Vacation Bible school will be 9:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. July 31 to Aug. 4 for children age 4 years old through fourth grade; older children can become helpers. For registration, call (440) 322-2126.

THE TEMPLE OF THE CALL OUT CHURCH OF THE ALMIGHTY GOD, 7809 West River Road S., will present its eighth annual rainbow rally service “God Keeps All His Promises,” 4 p.m. July 9. Speakers representing the colors of the rainbow will give a presentation.
ZION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 43720 Telegraph Road, will have 9 a.m. Sunday worship with Donald Brown, pastor, delivering the sermon. Bible study is 5 p.m. Thursdays.


NORTH EATON CHURCH OF GOD, 12096 S. Island Road, will have 10 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. worship Sunday featuring southern gospel singing and ministering each service. A service will be conducted 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Sanford and Betty Williams are the pastors. For more information, call (440) 865-4448.
Homer Township

GRACE BRETHREN CHURCH, 8992 Firestone Road, will have vacation Bible school 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 10 to14 for children pre-school through sixth grade. For more information or to register, call (330) 625-3304 or visit


FAITH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2201 Reid Ave., will have 10:30 a.m. worship Sunday. Church school will resume in the fall. The facility is handicapped accessible.

FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH, 603 Washington Ave., will have worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday at General Johnnie Wilson Middle School, 2700 Washington Ave., Lorain. The Rev. Rosalina Rivera, pastor, will deliver the sermon.

ST. JOHN UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 715 Reid Ave., will have 10 a.m. worship Sunday with the Rev. David Rogers delivering the sermon “Listen to These Words” The public is invited to attend. The facility is handicapped accessible.

STS. PETER AND PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1500 Lincoln Blvd., will have vacation Bible school “Barnyard Roundup,” 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 25 to 27 for youth 6 to 12 years old. The program will include light supper, Bible lessons, crafts, games, snacks and more. Registration is due by July 10; call (440) 319-6198 or email

North Ridgeville

CORNERSTONE BIBLE FELLOWSHIP, 36300 Center Ridge Road, will have vacation Bible school “Operation Arctic — Exploring the Coolest Book on the Plant,” 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 24 to 28 for children age 3 through sixth grade. The program is free and open to the public. The program will include Bible lessons, crafts, games and snacks. For pre-registration, visit or day of the event.

FAITH BAPTIST TEMPLE, 34361 Lorain Road, “Illumination Station,” vacation Bible school will be presented 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 30 to Aug. 3 for children 4 years old to sixth grade. The program will include skits, songs, Bible drama, awards, snacks, games and more. For more information, call (440) 327-8563.

FIELDS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 34077 Lorain Road, will have Sunday worship 9 and 11 a.m. with a Hispanic ministry at 10 a.m. GriefShare Support Group will meet 6:30 p.m. Wednesday conducted by Adrienne Essenberg and Marylynn Swartz. The church will host a free prayer drive-in event 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot for those that desire prayer given by prayer ministry team of the church or have a special prayer request that will be taken in writing. For more information, call (440) 327-8753 or visit or


FIRST CHURCH IN OBERLIN, UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 106 N. Main St., will celebrate the 175th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone of the church Oct. 8 with representatives from area churches. For more information, call (440) 775-1711 of visit The public is invited to attend both services.


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 633 Harris Road, vacation Bible school “Galactic Starveyors” for children ages 3 through sixth grade to discover the invisible wonders of God will be 6 to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday and will climax with family night 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. The program will allow children to discover the wonder among all wonders — that God who created everything wants a personal relationship with them. Ensure proper footwear for outside recreational activities. For more information, call the church office at (440) 949-6398.


PENFIELD COMMUNITY CHURCH, 40775 state Route 18, will have vacation Bible school “Operation Arctic — Exploring The Coolest Book on the Planet” 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 10 to 14 for children pre-school through fifth grade. Pre-registration is accepted, visit


ST. PAUL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 27993 Detroit Road, will have vacation Bible school 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday for children ages 3 through fifth grade that will include crafts, games, biblical stories and activities. Theme is “Maker Fun Factory.”

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