Sanctuary helps Cleveland church celebrate

The Sanctuary of Praise, at 8788 Hadden Road in Twinsburg, will help Benevolent Love Church, 10917 Miles Avenue in Cleveland, celebrate its 35th pastoral anniversary Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m., assistant pastor Dr. Sherilyn M. Smith as guest speaker. On Sept. 17 from noon to 1 p.m. will be monthly free food distribution.

Polka mass, dinner and dance

St. Rita Church, at 32820 Baldwin Road in Solon, will host a polka mass, dinner and dance Oct. 8 at 5 p.m., sponsored by the St. Rita empty nesters. Tickets for the event are $20 per person and can be purchased in the St. Rita parish office or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope together with full names and phone numbers of all attendees to Cindy Jeric, 10502 White Ash Trailin Twinsburg 44087. Call 330-963-0808 for more information. Make checks payable to Cindy Jeric.