First Congregational

All are welcome to join Sunday activities at First Congregational Church of Tallmadge.

Sunday programing -- Sunday morning worship has switched to only one worship service during the summer. It is offered at 9:30 a.m. in the sanctuary. During the service, children in third grade and younger are invited to leave and attend children's extended session for the last half of worship. Nursery care is available for children under the age of 3 for the entire worship service.

Contact the office for more information at

Warriors' Journey Home Ministry -- Listen, Speak, Heal is scheduled to meet once a month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Veterans and individuals of strong heart who would like to experience the healing circle for veterans are invited to attend. For future meeting times, visit the website

First Congregational Church of Tallmadge is located at 85 Heritage Drive. For more information, call 330-633 4931 or visit

Tallmadge United Methodist

This week at Tallmadge United Methodist Church:

July 14 -- Contemporary service, 8:45 a.m.; Summer Youth and Adult Study, 10 a.m.; Traditional service, 10:45 a.m.

Upcoming events

July 18 -- Men's Devotions and Work Group, 8:30 a.m.

Sept. 2 -- Office closed.

Sept. 8 -- Tallmadge United Methodist Church will host a Ministry Fair featuring displays and representatives from all the church ministries and groups Sept. 8 from 8:45 to noon before, after and between the 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. worship services. The public is invited to attend to learn about all the activities going on in and through the church and ways in which they can participate.

Tallmadge United Methodist Church is located at 207 N. Munroe Road. For more information, call the church office at 330-633-3734.

St. Mark Lutheran

This week:

July 14 -- Services with Communion at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m.

July 15 -- knitting/Crocheting for Charity, 7 p.m., The Danbury, Third Floor, 1695 Queens Gate Circle, Cuyahoga Falls. Call Diane for information at 330-686-1086.

July 16 -- WELCA (women's group) annual picnic, with white elephant exchange, 6 p.m.

St. Mark Lutheran Church is located at 158 North Ave. For more information, call 330-633-3718, visit or find the church on Facebook.

Our Lady of Victory

The Year of Faith -- Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 73 North Ave., continues to celebrate The Year of Faith by sharing some OLV history each week in its bulletin.

Families can jump start faith activities in the home, primarily to assist parents in being the first and best teachers of their children in the ways of faith which may in turn foster family togetherness, learning and conversations about faith, in a fun and interactive way.

Visit the Family Website for the Year of Faith at and click on the Family tab.

20 Somethings Young Adult Group -- Meet every other Thursday, 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Parish Center. Babysitting provided. For more information, email or call 330-554-6770.

From the Cleveland Diocese -- ABC Family Channel televises Sunday Mass from 6:30 to 7 a.m. each Sunday in the Diocese. It can also be viewed online at

"Come and See" is for those who have questions or concerns about the Catholic faith or for anyone wanting to grow in their faith. Gatherings are scheduled on the first Tuesday of every month for people of all ages. For more information, call 330-773-7621.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is offered every Saturday from 9 to 9:30 a.m.

Interested Teens -- Now is the time to sign up for the Steubenville Summer Conference on June 8. Call Ellen at 330-801-0463.

Visit the OLV website for all the news at

Call 330-633-3672 for more information.

Queen of Heaven

The weekend Mass schedule will be as follows: Saturday Vigil 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8:15 and 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. The daily Masses will continue at 8:30 a.m., including Saturday.

FUNFest 2013 has been scheduled for Aug. 15 through 18 from 6 to 10 p.m. each day.

rides, midway games, a KIDSCorner, magical train rides, games of chance, live bands and food will be featured. Bands are as follows: Saturday outdoors -- Remember When and Sunday indoors -- Al Zimmerman Combo playing waltzes and polkas. A classic car cruise-in will take place Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. The raffle winner announced Sunday evening receives a new red Chevy Spark; second prize is $500; five third place prizes of $100 each. Raffle tickets are $5 each. Call 330-896-2345 for more information and raffle tickets.

Northwest Church

Northwest Church, 737 Northwest Ave., is offering Vacation Bible School for children going into prekindergarten through fifth grade. The theme is "Athens -- Paul's Dangerous Journey to Share the Truth" and it will be offered July 22 through 26 from 6 to 8:20 p.m.

Children are invited to escape to Athens with Paul, and imagine leaving a life of privilege and power to face angry mobs, painful imprisonment, and chain-breaking earthquakes -- all to spread the life-changing truth of God's love.

Go to to register. For more information, call Janelle Harris at 330-929-5776 or email