First Congregational

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

Sunday programing -- 8:30 a.m. worship; 9 a.m. Sunday School and child care; and 10 a.m. worship and children's and youth choirs; and 10:30 a.m. children's worship. Nursery care is available for children under the age of 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. Contact the office for more information at

Warriors' Journey Home Ministry -- Listen, Speak, Heal will meet Nov. 10 and 24 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:

Nov. 10 -- Lasting Legacy Sunday; Contemporary service, 8:45 a.m. -- Youth Sunday; traditional service, 10:45 a.m.; UMW annual CROP Walk.

Nov. 12 -- Bell choir practice, 7 p.m.; Bible study, 7 p.m.

Nov. 13 -- Women's Bible study, 10 a.m.; choir practice, 7 p.m.

Nov. 14 -- Men's Devotions and work group, 8:30 a.m.

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:

Nov. 10 -- Worship with Communion at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all, 9:15 a.m.; fellowship, 9:15 a.m.; luncheon in honor of veterans, noon.

Nov. 11 -- St. Bernard Lunch Program, 1 p.m.; 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.

Nov. 12 -- Out to Lunch Bunch will gather at Gus Chalet, 938 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron at 1 p.m.; Angels in the Kitchen, 6 p.m.

Nov. 13 -- Piece Corps, 9 a.m. Participants are asked to take scissors to help complete quilts for worldwide distribution; choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 14 -- Council, 7 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

Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church is located at 73 North Ave.

Religious Education Registration questions? Call the PSR office at 330-633-3672.

Choir -- 9 a.m. Mass choir practice every Monday in church at 8 p.m.; 5 p.m. Mass choir practice every Tuesday in church at 7 p.m. Anyone can join.

Mother's Club meets at 9:30 a.m. every other Tuesday in Room 100.

20 Somethings Young Adult Group -- Nov. 14 and 28. For single or married individuals with or without children in their 20s and early 30s. The group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every other Thursday. Babysitting provided. For more information, call Steve at 330-554-6770.

AA Meetings -- Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Room 100.

Daily weekday Mass -- 9 a.m., except Thursdays.

Sacrament of Confession -- 9 a.m. every Saturday.

America Recycles Day Bonus Week -- Nov. 10 through 16. OLV will earn an extra $5 per ton for paper collected in its recycle box in the parking lot.

Vocation Awareness Week -- Borromeo Seminary in Cleveland has events planned for youth to begin to properly discern God's call on their life. For more information, visit and

"Caregivers need to be cared for too: Caring for the Carer Workshop," Nov. 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. Heart to Heart Communications invites the public to join them at St. Hilary Catholic Church, 2750 W. Market St., Fairlawn. The cost is $35 per person. Register at

"Remembering our History, Celebrating our Present and moving us to a future of Hope," Nov. 16 and 17 in Finnerty Hall. Parishioners are asked to share their own rich memories of the parish as they are physically recorded on a timeline. Each parishioner may record their Sacraments, for example: Marriage and Baptism, or funerals, etc. The end result will show parishioners' memories from as far back as 1945 to the present. From grandparents to newly baptized infants, all are welcome to add to the timeline. This event is in conjunction with the Rev. Mike Matusz' installation as OLV's new pastor.

Installation Mass, Nov. 16, 5 p.m. The Most Rev. Bishop Richard Lennon will celebrate with Our Lady of Victory Parish and install its new pastor, Rev. Matusz.

The Parish Pastoral and Finance Councils are hosting upcoming "Parish Listening Sessions" to assist the new pastor in getting to know his flock. Plan to join one session scheduled at different times of the day and different days of the week. Babysitting is provided.


Nov. 19, following 9 a.m. Mass, in Finnerty Hall

Nov. 21, 7 p.m. in Finnerty Hall

Nov. 24, 1 p.m. in Finnerty Hall

The parish calendar is available on line at

Visit the OLV website for all the news at

Call 330-633-3672 for more information.

Queen of Heaven

Mass schedule: Saturday Vigil Mass 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8:15 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Life Teen); weekday Masses remain at 8:30 a.m. with the rosary prayed 20 minutes prior to the Mass, and a 9:30 a.m. Mass celebrated on Tuesdays at Greenview Inn. Additional weekday Masses: 6:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday and 12:10 p.m. Friday. Saturdays after the 8:30 a.m. Mass, there also is Exposition and Benediction from 9 to 9:30 a.m.

All are invited to attend the Mass in Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. Those who have died in the past year from Queen of Heaven will be remembered with a candle presented in their name. Those with a deceased loved one who was buried elsewhere in the past year who would like them mentioned at this Mass, are asked to call the office at 330-896-2345. A social will follow the Mass.

Thanksgiving Day Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Nov. 28. Canned goods and cash donations will be collected to benefit Green Good Neighbors.

The Green Clergy Association invites all to a prayer service of thanksgiving and praise Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. at Queen of Heaven Church, 1800 Steese Road, Green. The service will consist of readings, prayers, congregational hymns, songs by the individual church choirs and a sermon given by guest Pastor Eileen Woyan of Messiah Lutheran Church. A cookie reception will follow the service.

Queen of Heaven Church is located at 1800 Steese Road in Green.

Abundant Living 55+ to meet

Abundant Living 55+ will meet at 10 a.m. Nov. 15 at The Chapel's Green Campus, located at 1800 Raber Road in Uniontown for fellowship and lunch in the Worship Center and atrium. Cost for the program is $5 per person. Pianist Timothy Noble will perform. Ministry highlight -- Knitting Knights with Kathie Clark Brown. Senior adults 55+ welcome to attend. For reservations, call 330-315-5508 by noon Nov. 11. Seating is limited -- call for availability.