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COMMUNITY 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.
FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH, 440 N. Lake St., will have Sunday school 9:30 a.m. Sunday for children, teens and adults followed by 10:45 a.m. worship. Nursery care will be provided. For more information, call (440) 988-8255.

HERITAGE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 515 N. Leavitt Road, will have 9:30 a.m. Sunday school for teens to adult followed by 10:30 a.m. worship and Wiggle worship for kindergarteners through fourth grade. Bible study group meetings 9:30 a.m. second Tuesday of each month and the book group meets 7 p.m. the third Tuesday. 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 non-denominational church. For more information, call (440) 984-7074 or visit at
TRINITY EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH, 46485 Middle Ridge Road, Mega-Sports Camp Vacation Bible School, 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 22 to 26. Featuring: Baseball, softball, basketball, football, volleyball, karate, cheerleading, and cooking.


AVON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 37711 Detroit Road, will have 9 a.m. contemporary service followed by 10:30 a.m. traditional worship Sunday with the Rev. Micah Holland, pastor, delivering the sermon.

Avon Lake

LAKESHORE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 33119 Electric Blvd., will have “God at Rolling River Rampage,” vacation Bible school 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 23 to 27 for children ages 4 through fourth grade. Children will experience the ride of a lifetime of a white water rafting adventure that include praise and worship hour, interactive Bible fun, science experiments, crafts, games and snacks. Cost is $10 per child. Youths in fifth to 12 grade can volunteer to help with activities. For more information or to register, contact Linda at (440) 371-7517or visit at or contact Linda (440) 371-7517.


TRINITY CATHEDRAL, 2230 Euclid Ave., will have Holy Eucharist 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday through September with inspirational music by the choir during 10 a.m. service Aug. 19. Gateway Band will perform spirituals and traditional gospel hymns during 10 a.m. service Sunday also Aug. 5 and Sept. 2. Education hour is 9 a.m. for Bible study and dean’s forum. Bible study theme is “Trinity Talks.”

Columbia Township

CHRIST CHURCH, 23080 Royalton Road, (Route 82 at Marks Road), is sponsoring a 13-week “GriefShare” faith based support group program for those who have lost a loved one. The program offers comfort, guidance and support through shared experiences. Sessions will be conducted 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Tuesday, Aug. 14 to Nov. 6. For more information, contact Pastor Dominic Verdell at (440) 236-8282 or visit


ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH, 306 Morgan Ave., will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. Sunday followed by 10:30 a.m. worship.
BETH-EL BAPTIST CHURCH, 10170 W. Ridge Road, will have Sunday school 9:45 a.m. Sunday 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 15. A separate class for children 3 to 12 will meet after worship. For more information, call (440) 243-9001 or visit

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SOCIETY, 309 East Ave., will have worship and 10:30 a.m. Sunday school for those up to age 20 Sunday. A reception hour the last Sunday of each will follower after worship.
CHURCH OF THE ROCK MINISTRY, 115 Cedar St., will have praise and worship 11 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Addie L. Nolen, pastor, delivering the sermon. For more information, call (440) 322-2835 or (440) 458-0372.

COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 680 N. Abbe Road, will have Sunday school for all age groups 9:30 a.m. Sunday followed by 10:45 a.m. worship celebration-message: “Christianity?” based on Mark 6:14-29 with the Rev. Kevin Coleman, pastor. For more information, call (440) 365-7391.

CORNERSTONE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2949 West River Road, will have Sunday Bible study 9 a.m. followed by 10:30 a.m. worship with Pastor Wendy Brown delivering the sermon. For more information, call (440) 324-1202.

DIVINE DESTINY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 223 Clinton Ave., Pastor Janice Roberts will deliver a sermon during 11 a.m. worship Sunday. For more information, call (440) 258-3344.

EMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 360 Princeton Ave., will have 9:30 a.m. worship Sunday through Labor Day weekend with Pastor Becki Verbridge, interim pastor officiating; followed by a luncheon and the burning of the mortgage. All are welcome. Church parking is available on corner of Garford and Cambridge avenues.

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 and worship 10 a.m. Sunday. Coffee hour is after worship. For more information, call (440) 323-5454 or visit

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 312 Third St., will celebrate the 8 th Sunday after Pentecost. Rev. W. Kent Joy will deliver the message “Where Strength is Found” Chapel Service Saturday 5:30 p.m.; Awakening Service in the Chapel Sunday 8:45 a.m.; and combined Pulse and Gathering service in the Sanctuary Sunday 10:55 a.m. Vacation Bible School beings 6 to 8 p.m. July 18 at West Rec Center. Register at under GROWVBS. Breakfast is offered every Sunday morning in Fellowship Hall at 9:30 a.m.

FIRST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 200 East Ave., will have 10:45 a.m. worship Sunday. Community hot meals will be served at 5 p.m. July 19 and 26. Worship is 10:30 a.m. at High Meadow Park (off Ford Road) in Elyria.

FULLER ROAD COMMUNITY CHURCH, 321 Fuller Road, will host spring revival services 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday; 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday featuring guest speaker, evangelist Joe Mobley, Crusades for Christ Church, London, Ky. For more information, call (440) 288-2831.

GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 9685 E. River Road, will have 9 a.m. summer worship Sundays with Holy Communion through Sept. 2. The Rev. Robert F. Weldon Sr., will officiate. Vacation Bible school “Shipwrecked,” will be presented 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. July 16-20 for children 4 to 11 years of age. Registration forms are available online at or call (440) 322-5497.

GREATER CHRIST TEMPLE CHURCH, 123 Oberlin Road, will have 10:30 a.m. Sunday school followed by 11:45 a.m. worship Sunday with Pastor Darrell Shumpert delivering the sermon. Bible class will be conducted 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.
IMPACT INTERNATIONAL MINISTRIES, 630 Nelson St., will have worship 1:30 p.m. Sundays and 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. Pastor Tommie Harris will deliver the sermon. For more information, call (440) 865-9320 or visit
LOWELL STREET BAPTIST CHURCH, 342 Lowell St., will host a campout style vacation Bible school “Backyard Fun,” 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 25 to 28. For more information, call (440) 323-1504 or visit

MOUNT OLIVET CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE CHURCH, 626 Lorain Blvd., will have 11 a.m. worship Sunday with Pastor Joseph Gause, delivering the sermon. School for prophets is 7 p.m. each Thursday. All are welcome to attend. For more information, call (440) 322-1773.

MOUNT ZION MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 632 West River Road, N., will have 9 a.m. church school followed by 10:15 a.m. worship Sunday with the Rev. Calvin Curry, officiating. Bible study is 7 p.m. Tuesday, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays with corporate prayer 10 a.m. For more information or transportation, call (440) 323-3075.

ORIGINAL GLORIOUS APOSTOLIC CHURCH, 995 Foster Ave., will have Sunday school 10:45 a.m. followed by 11:30 a.m. worship 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 19. Vacation Bible school is 6 to 8 p.m. July 16 to 19.

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

POINT OF GRACE MINISTRIES, 6892 Lake Ave., will have 11 a.m. worship Sunday with Pastor Vanessa Young delivering the sermon. For more information, call (440) 324-1210.

SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 9652 Murray Ridge Road, will have Sabbath school 9:30 a.m. today followed by 11 a.m. worship. A free community dinner is 1 to 3 p.m. July 28. Registration for the dinner is required by calling (440) 322-1707 and give number of guests to attend. Vacation Bible school “Oceans of Fun,” is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 23-28 for all age groups. Transportation will be provided, call Chad at (440) 935-0112; for more information, contact Regina at (440) 320-1290.

ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 300 Third St., will have 5 p.m. quiet worship today and 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist with music Sunday. A Bluegrass Mass will be at 5 p.m. July 14 featuring Caroline King and Paul Kovac. Quiet Communion service is 8 a.m. July 15 followed by 9:30 a.m. Communion service with music and children’s sermon. For more information, call (440) 322-2126 or visit at, or email us at

THE TEMPLE OF THE CALL OUT CHURCH OF THE ALMIGHTY GOD, 7809 West River Road, the 46th anniversary of Bishop W.J. and Gertrude Cooper will be celebrated 4 p.m. Sept. 9 with special guest, the Rev. Steve Robinson, pastor, and congregation of City Of Deliverance, Lorain. All are welcome to attend. Missionary Angela Thompson will be speaking at 4 p.m. Sunday July 29; songs and praises will be rendered by various guest community choirs. The Pastor and wife’s pre-anniversary will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday August 5 featuring Pastor Holley of New Bethel Primitive Baptist Church and congregation.

TRUE VINE PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 737 W. 18th St., will have 9:30 a.m. Church school followed by 11 a.m. worship. Celebrating All Ministries Day, 11 a.m. Sunday July 15 with guest preacher Elder Mario Morning, New Sardis Primitive Baptist Church, Cleveland, Ohio.

ZION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 43720 Telegraph Road, will have 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship with Donald Brown, pastor, delivering the sermon. Bible study is 5 p.m. Thursdays.


CHRISTIAN UNITY CHURCH, 36353 Capel Road, will have as special guest 6 p.m. July 29, Samaritan’s Purse, Operations Christmas Child, Mariya Snizhko, who was born in Ukraine. Mariya received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift and gives testimonies of how God used a shoebox to strengthen her faith.

NORTH EATON CHURCH OF GOD, 12096 South 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.


CHRISTIAN LIFE CHURCH, 3559 W. Erie Ave., will have Sunday school class 10:30 a.m. Sunday along with a free breakfast. For more information, call (440) 244-6789 or visit

FAITH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2201 Reid Ave., will have church school for children and Bible study for adults 9 a.m. Sunday followed by 10 a.m. social hour with worship at 10:30 a.m. The facility is handicapped accessible. For more information or to register, call (440) 244-3144.

FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1019 W. 5th St., will have worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday with the Rev. Rosalina Rivera, pastor, delivering the sermon.

FULL GOSPEL MINISTRIES, 2505 Leavitt Road, will host the Abused But Not Shaken Inner Healing and Deliverance empowerment conference 7 p.m. July 20 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. spiritual workshop at the Kalahari Resort, Sandusky. An overflow service is 11 a.m. July 22 at Full Gospel Ministries with host pastor, Norva Ross officiating. A freewill offering will be taken.

GREATER ST. MATTHEW A.M.E. CHURCH, 1909 W. 24th St., will host a “Pew Rally” 3 p.m. July 22 and will have as guest speaker, the Rev. Arnett E. Thornton.
ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA CHURCH, 1339 East Erie Ave., will host the “Marathon of Rosaries … To Save the Unborn,” 10 a.m. and every half hour until 3:30 p.m. the first Saturday of each month in the Eucharistic Chapel near Lake Erie until the repeal of Roe verses Wade. The event is open to all faiths. For more information, call (440) 288-0416.

ST. JOHN’S UNTED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 715 Reid Ave., worship at 10 a.m. Sermon: “Humility.”

North Ridgeville

FAITH BAPTIST TEMPLE, 34361 Lorain Road, (corner of Lorain and Root Road), will have “In the Big Inning,” vacation Bible school 6 to 8:45 p.m. July 30 to Aug. 3 for children four to 14 years old that will feature skits, free concessions, craft creations, 7th inning stretch and awards at the dug out and more. The program is presented by the Wylers on Wheels and Faith Baptist. For more information or transportation, contact the church at (440) 327-8563.

FIELDS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 34077 Lorain Road, will have 5 p.m. worship Saturdays in the outside pavilion and 10 a.m. Sunday worship in the sanctuary. GriefShare Support Group will begin 6:30 p.m. Monday featuring a weekly video, workbook and topics conducted by Adrienne Essenberg and Marylynn Swartz.

CATHEDRAL OF LIFE MINISTRIES, 5375 Jaycox Road, will have 10 a.m. worship Sunday with Pastor Mike Payne delivering the sermon. Wednesday worship is 7 p.m. each week.

Valley City
St. Paul Lutheran LWML 1377 Lester Road, will be holding their annual flea market and craft show, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday September 29. Tables may be rented for $20 each by contacting Jean at (216) 387-0271. The women’s group will also be selling a light lunch.

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