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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


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

AVON LAKE CHURCH OF CHRIST, 32801 Electric Blvd, fall fest, 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday October 7. Family friendly fall activities including games, music, pie eating contest, cake walk, craft and vendor fair, raffle, clam bake and hay ride.


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 Sept. 2. Education hour is 9 a.m. for Bible study and dean’s forum. Bible study theme is “Trinity Talks.”

Columbia Station

NEW LIFE WESLEYAN CHURCH, 11149 West River Road, annual spaghetti dinner and silent auction starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday September 29 in the Ministry Center. Advance tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children 3 – 12. Tickets at the door are $8 for adults and $4 for children 3 – 12. Advance tickets can be purchased by calling the church office at (440) 236-8600 and picked up at the door the night of the dinner.

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.

BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH, 334 17th St., Elyria will have a Women’s Day 3 p.m. Sunday September 9 with speaker Rev. Dr. Jacqueline Nelson, associate pastor from Third New Hope Baptist Church, Detroit, Michigan. Theme: “Women shaped by the hand of God”. Scripture: Jeremiah 18:6. Please wear white with blue.

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

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 OF FAITH U.C.C. Sunday School Open House, 10:30 a.m. Sunday September 9 at 9715 East River Road, There will be a pizza party and games for children ages 3 to 18 years.

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 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.
nFree community breakfast, 9 to 10:30 a.m. third Saturday of the month.
nFree community senior brunch, noon to 1;30 p.m. second Tuesday of the month.
nClothing sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday October 6. $1 a bag; concession available.

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.

ELYRIA SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST, 9652 Murray Ridge Road, will have 9:30 am Sabbath school today followed by 11 a.m. Worship. All are welcome. Join us for our FREE Community Dinner, 1-3 p.m., the fourth Sat. of each month. Transportation is available. Please call Chad 440-935-0112.

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. 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., Chapel Service Saturday Kurt Walker, chaplain at Wesleyan Village/Meadows will deliver the message “Accentuate the Positive” at 5:30 p.m. Saturday; Awakening Service in the Chapel Sunday 8:45 a.m.; and Gathering service in the Sanctuary Sunday 10:55 a.m. Breakfast is offered every Sunday morning in Fellowship Hall at 9:30 a.m.

FULLER ROAD COMMUNITY CHURCH, 321 Fuller Road, old country and rock and roll music, 7 to 9 p.m. every Friday. Admission is $4 donation collected at the door. Proceeds to benefit church and mission to Haiti.

GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 9685 East River Rd. worship services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday School is held between services. Holy Communion is offered at early service on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month and at the late service on the 2nd and 4th Sundays. Rev. Robert F. Weldon officiates.

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

LAPORTE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2071 Grafton Road, welcomes all people. Come to have an encounter with God through a graceful and loving community.. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m.; Worship starts at 11 a.m. Nursery available.

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. 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.

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.

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.

ST. ANDREW’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 300 Third St., will have 8:30 a.m. Rite I Quiet Communion; 9:30 a.m. gather for food, fun, fellowship and activities; 10:30 a.m. Rite II with choir and children’s sermon. For more information, call (440) 322-2126 or visit at, or email us at
n September 16 bring your backpacks, briefcases, school bags, and/or work bags for a “beginning the new school year” blessing at the Opening Day Worship.

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.

TRUE VINE PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 737 W. 18th St., will have 9:30 a.m. Church school followed by 11 a.m. worship.

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.


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.

Liverpool Township

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.

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.

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.

Parish School steak fry, 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday October 13 at St. Anthony Social Hall. $25 per person includes steak, potato, salad, roll, dessert, choice of 1 beverage. Tickets for children 5 and younger are $5 each and includes hot dog, chips, dessert with 1 beverage choice. Tickets available at school and church office.

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST UKRANIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3038 Charleston Ave., will be selling potato/cheese pierogi for $8 per dozen on Friday September 21st. Please call (440) 277-9080 9 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday September 20
to place your order for pick up on Friday.

ST. JOHN’S UNTED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 715 Reid Ave., Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship at 11 a.m. Sermon: “Oh! My, What We Say!” Handicap accessible.

ST. PETER CATHOLIC CHURCH, 3655 Oberlin Ave., Bible study program 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the school cafeteria entitled “Mary: A Biblical Walk with the Blessed Mother.” The series takes place on Tuesdays, September 18 to November 6. Program includes light dinner, video presentation and discussion. A donation of $25 for materials is requested. No one will be turned away because they cannot afford it. Family groups are welcomed. For information contact Deacon Jay at (440) 282-9103 ext. 110.

North Ridgeville

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 September 10 featuring a weekly video, workbook and topics conducted by Adrienne Essenberg and Marylynn Swartz. Additional ‘special’ Grief Share events include: ‘Loss Of A Spouse’ Sunday, October 21, and ‘Surviving The Holidays’ November 18 and again December 16. Guidebooks for these 1 day special events are $5 and available on order through the church office.
nThe 4th annual ‘Fall in to Autumn’ vendor and craft show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday September 22. Over 50 local vendors. Admission is free. Vendor space is available. $30/inside (the first 35 paid vendors will receive a 6 ft table); $40/outside for a 10×10 space (vendor to provide own table and tent).

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.

THE MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION OF NORTH RIDGEVILLE COMMUNITY CONCERT OF PRAYER, 5 p.m. Sunday September 16 at South Central Park, 7565 Avon Belden Road. A time of prayer for community, nation, and world. All are welcome. For more information, please Call Pastor Tom Joyce, 440-327-8753.


The Oberlin Lutheran Women’s League of Grace Lutheran Church annual rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday August 31 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. September 1 at 310 West Lorain Street, Oberlin. Lunch is served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Clothes, shoes, games, puzzles, books, linens and kitchenware . All profits are used to support mission work.


UNITY SPIRITUAL CENTER, 23855 Detroit Road, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday November 17 Neale Donald Walsch creator of the Conversations with God series, will be the guest speaker. Tickets are $40 General Admission and $60 Premium Seating. Tickets to the cocktail party with Mr. Walsch, 5 to 6:30 p.m. are $60. Tickets may be purchased via Register Now at , Special Events, An Evening with Neale Donald Walsch.

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