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 heritagepcusa.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 32340 Electric Blvd., will host the annual healing conference of the Order of Saint Luke “River Of Love – ‘The Healing Light Of Christ’” 7 to 9 p.m. Friday; and 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 14 featuring guest speaker, Josh Acton, newly elected North American director of the Order of St. Luke and founder/executive director of the Center for Christian Healing, Dallas, Tex. Conference schedule April 14 will have 8:30 a.m. registration and continental breakfast followed by teachings of “The Healing Power of His Love,” “The Healing Power of His Faith,” and closing with “The Prayer of Command.” Admission is $25 per person. Call Beth at (440) 327-5523 or visit www.WestshoreOSL.org.
CHRIST CHURCH, 23080 Royalton Road, (Route 82 at Marks Road), is sponsoring a 13-week “GriefShare” program, a faith based support group for those who have lost a loved one that may need support comfort and guidance through shared experiences. Sessions will be conducted 10 to 11:30 a.m. or 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Tuesday through May 15. For more information, contact Pastor Dominic Verdell at (440) 236-8282 or visit www.griefshare.org.
ABUNDANT LIFE CHURCH, 306 Morgan Ave., will have Sunday school class 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 www.beth-elbaptistelyria.org.
BETHEL CHURCH, Ramada Inn, 1825 Lorain Blvd., will have teaching and ministry service 6 p.m. April 15. A separate class for children 3 to 12 will meet after worship. For more information, call (440) 243-9001 or visit www.bethelcleveland.com/oberlin.
CHURCH OF THE ROCK MINISTRY, 115 Cedar St., will have Holy Communion, praise and worship service 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 with the Rev. Kevin Coleman, pastor, delivering the sermon. For more information, call (440) 365-7391.
CORNERSTONE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2949 West River Road, will have 10:30 a.m. worship Sunday with Pastor Chris LaLonde delivering the sermon. For 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.
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 worship 10 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 the second Sunday of Easter during weekend services with the Rev. Dalton Love delivering the sermon “Where’s Your Great Joy?” during 5:30 p.m. chapel service and 8:30 a.m. Awakening service in the Asbury Room. Guest speaker, Bonnie Hoover will minister at the combined 10:55 a.m. Pulse and Gathering service. A breakfast will be offered 9:30 a.m. in fellowship hall. The public is invited to attend all services. For more information, call (440) 322-6622.
FIRST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 200 East Ave., will have 9:30 a.m. Sunday school followed by 10:45 a.m. worship. Bible study will be 7 p.m. Wednesday. Free hot meals will be available 5 p.m. April 19 and 26.
GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 9685 E. River Road, will have 8 and 10:30 a.m. worship and will include Holy Communion during the 8 a.m. service with the Rev. Robert F. Weldon Sr., officiating. For more information, 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
MOUNT OLIVET CHRISTIAN AND MISSIONARY ALLIANCE CHURCH, 626 Lorain Blvd., will have 11 a.m. worship Sunday with Pastor Joseph Gause, delivering the sermon. The public is invited 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, delivering the sermon. 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 10 a.m. Sunday school for all age groups and 11:30 a.m. worship 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. April 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. The church will conduct “New Generation Prophets 101 – Introduction to Prophecy” classes 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Monday with prophetess VaNessa Young officiating. For more information, call (440) 324-1210.
SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 9652 Murray Ridge Road, will have Sabbath school 9:30 a.m. today with 11 a.m. worship. A free community dinner will be 1 to 3 p.m. April 28. 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 quiet Communion worship 8:30 a.m. Sunday followed by 9:30 a.m. Faith Formation for all age groups; 10:30 a.m. with Holy Eucharist with music and children’s sermon. For more information, call (440) 322-2126.
THE TEMPLE OF THE CALL OUT CHURCH OF THE ALMIGHTY GOD, 7809 West River Road, S., the 48th church anniversary celebration will be observed 4 p.m. April 22 with special guest Pastor Knight and congregation of House of Healing, Lorain. The Purpose and Praise Ministry of the church will host a Friday night program “The Harvest,” 7 p.m. April 27 featuring Elder Kermetta Folmar, Columbus. Theme is “It’s Time To Reap The Harvest.”
TRUE VINE PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, 737 W. 18th St., will have 9:30 a.m. Church school followed by 11 a.m. worship. The 12th annual revival services will be 7 p.m. April 15-19 featuring guest speaker, elder Jeffrey T. Rainey, pastor, Christian Union Primitive Baptist Church, Mobile, Ala.
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.
BELDEN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 36130 State Route 303, will have 10:30 a.m. worship with Pastor David Walker delivering a sermon. Bible class is 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays will focus on the study of “What Does It Mean To Be A Methodist,” through April 25. Light refreshments will be available. The annual Mother-Daughter English Spring Garden banquet will be 6 p.m. May 2 featuring musical entertainment provided by Rhythm ‘n’ Rhyme. Families are asked to bring a salad to share. A donation of $3 per person will be collected at the door. Children under five are free. Reservations are a must by April 27; call(440) 926-2209. The facility is handicap accessible.
CHRISTIAN UNITY CHURCH, 36353 Capel Road, will have 10 a.m. Sunday school, 11 a.m. worship Sunday followed by 6 p.m. service. Youth Group and evening worship is 7 p.m. Wednesday. The public is welcome to attend.
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 lorainchristianlife.com.
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. Brian Wentzel, First Lutheran‘s director of music will present a piano recital featuring Hindemith’s Third Sonata, Bach’s Italian Concerto and more at 3 pm. April 22 in part of First Lutheran’s FIRST•music concert series.
NATIVITY OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY CATHOLIC CHURCH, 418 West 15th St., will celebrate the Feast of divine Mercy 3 p.m. Sunday that will feature the sung Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Exposition and benediction, readings, a homily and prayers. A reception will follow. All are welcome to attend. Parking is available in the 14th Street lot adjacent to the church. For more information, call (440) 864-0835.
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 last rosary will be prayed 3:30 p.m. in St. Anthony Church before the 4 p.m. Mass. The event is open to all faiths. For more information, call Dr. H. Tavenner at (440) 288-0416.
ST. JOHN UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 715 Reid Ave., will have 9:30 a.m. Sunday school followed by 11 a.m. worship Sunday with the Rev. David Rogers delivering the sermon “Waiting For His Appearing.” The public is invited to attend services. The facility is handicapped accessible.
ST. NICHOLAS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH, Tower Boulevard, will have Holy Communion (workers) 7 to 9 a.m. today, 10 a.m. first resurrection Divine Liturgy followed by 11 p.m. midnight resurrection service. An Easter Agape service will be 11 a.m. Sunday. For more information, call (440) 960-2992.
MEDINA CHURCH OF CHRIST, 295 Forest Meadows Drive, will host “Our Sweet Smelling Savior” a women’s spring renewal 9:30 a.m. to noon, April 28 featuring author, Monica Mynk of Winchester, Ky. Mynk writes inspirational fiction for women and teens and is an active member of the American Christian Fiction Writers. For more information, call 330-725-5910.
FIELDS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 34077 Lorain Road, will have 9 a.m. traditional worship Sunday with a Hispanic ministry at 10 a.m. followed by 11 a.m. contemporary service. A contemporary service will be 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday. For information, call the Rev. Tom Joyce at (440) 327-8753.
FIRST CHURCH IN OBERLIN, United Church of Christ, 106 N. Main St., will host the musical “Beyond Boundaries: “Songs of the People,” 3 p.m. May 13 featuring the trio, Amanda Powell, Brian Kay and Dave Morgan presenting musical adventure, songs and stories from 16th century lute songs, jazz standards, blues to Bulgarian folk songs and Appalachian tunes to original compositions. The concert is part of the Music at the Meeting House concert series and is free and open to the public. For more information, call (440) 775-1711 of visit www.firstchurchoberlin.org. The public is invited to attend both services.
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