Northampton Bible Church

Do you want to learn how to study the Bible but don't know how to begin? Do you want to understand how God's Word can apply to your life each day?

Join a Northampton Bible Church neighborhood small group in their journey to uncover the answers to these questions and many more through Rick Warren's "40 Days in the Word," which is now underway.

To find the location of a group, call the church office at 330-929-1419.

Northampton Bible Church is at 333 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Sunday Morning Worship Services are at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Visit www.northamptonbiblechurch.org for more information.

Bailey Road

Christian Church

Bailey Road Christian Church, at 3200 Bailey Road across from Lincoln Elementary School, invites the community to attend worship, Sunday School, small group gatherings and ministries of the church.

The hand chimes choir meets on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and the adult choir practices on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.

A Men's small group study is discussing the book of Philippians at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.

The church website is Baileyroadchristianchurch.org and the church is also on Facebook. Reach the pastor or secretary at 330 929-2527 Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Bethany United Church of Christ

Bethany United Church of Christ is located at 1235 Broad Blvd. (the northeast corner of Broad Boulevard and 13th Street).

The building is handicapped accessible by parking in the small lot adjacent to the church on 13th Street. Bethany welcomes visitors to join in worship and fellowship. New experiences await those of all ages. Faith Formation classes begin at 9:15 a.m. for the Senior High students and 9:30 for the others.

Worship service begins at 10:30.

Interested in music? Rehearsals for Memory Bell Choir and Chancel Choir and will be on Thursdays with 6 to 7 p.m. for Bells and 7:30 to 9 for Chancel. 7th Day is comprised of high schoolers. Young Shepherds is a choir of children Grades 1-8, and the Son Singers are the preschoolers.

As a mission project, save 2017 calendars received in the mail from charitable foundations and donate them to the church for Willard Food Pantry clients.

A group of talented musicians practice weekly on Wednesday evening in the Social Hall. They are the Bethany Band and share their selections and bring joy to various locations such as nursing homes and libraries.

Youth Fellowship has a full month of activities planned for Sunday evenings. They will participate in "Chase Your Tail 5K" to benefit "One of a Kind Pets." A Halloween party is planned for Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Peace by Piece - A Women's Retreat is planned for Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Barlow Community Center in Hudson. The group will be focusing on the many parts that make up each individual and recognizing how everyone can come together in the church and in life. There is a charge for the event. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Joyce Schroer.

Bethany collects Entenmann's Little Bits pouches for recycling through terracyle. Money that is raised will help offset the cost of maintaining the handbells.

First United

Methodist Church

Worship services at First United Methodist Church, 245 Portage Trail, are on Sundays at 8:30 and 11 a.m.

The church has many Sunday School classes for all ages which meet from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. There is child care available for infants through preschoolers all morning and there is a Children's Worship service for those in Kindergarten through fifth grade during the 11 a.m. service.

The annual All Hallow's Eve Party at First Church will take place on Oct. 26, from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. It is for ages 4 through sixth grade. Children under 4 are welcome to attend with a parent. Dinner is available at 5:45 for those interested. To make a reservation for dinner and/or the party, call 330-923-5241, Ext. 218.

On Saturdays Oct. 29 through Nov. 12, set aside time to purposefully give thanks. From 10 a.m. to noon, the church will have a time of silence, prayer and coloring. Call 330-923-5241, Ext. 210 to register.

Join the congregation for a concert by the Falls Festival Chorus, directed by Chuck Kobb, on Oct. 30 at 4 p.m. The program is entitled, "When We Were Young... Or Not Born Yet."

On Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m., Agnes Wan will perform on piano. Dr. Wan has been praised as someone with "compelling artistry that draws the listeners in land envelops them with musical joy." She is an Assistant Professor of Piano at Virginia State University, and Adjunct Lecturer of Applied Music (Piano) at the College of William and Mary, and a Steinway Artist.

Community

Vineyard Church

Community Vineyard Church Pastor Rick Evans, of Orphan Heart Ministries, will lead "The Holy Spirit: Experience the Power" conference at Community Vineyard Church, 2543 State Road.

The conference will take place on Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Oct. 24 and 25 at 7 p.m.

There is no charge for the conference. An offering will be accepted.

For more information on the conference and other church events, visit the church's website at www.communityvineyard. org, find the church on Facebook or call the church at 330-928-5134.

Broadman Baptist Church

The worship service at Broadman Baptist Church 350 E. Bath Rd. is every Sunday at 11 a.m.

Pastors Rick Mangrum and John McIntyre take turns preaching during this time while the church is in the midst of a senior pastor search. The Wednesday evening service and Bible study for all ages begins at 6:30 p.m. with a fellowship meal at 5:30 p.m. Child care is available during the worship service on Sunday and Wednesday evening.

There will be a Trunk and Treat event in the church parking lot from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 29. This time will provide a safe and fun place to bring the kids to Trick or Treat.

Oct. 30 is the church's Fifth Sunday potluck lunch after the worship service. The church calls this B.A.N.D. Sunday or Bring a Neighbor Day. The Singer Weavers will be leading the worship service. Come and worship with the congregation.

The first two Saturdays in November the youth group will be out raking leaves for its fall service fundraiser. Call the church office for more information at 330-923-6127.

The church membership is busy planning all the Christmas activities for the season. Visit www.broadmanchurch.org.

First Christian Church

First Christian Church, located on the corner of Second and Stow, invites all to come and explore faith in Sunday School, small groups, or worship.

Child care is available for Sunday School and Sunday Worship. Sunday mornings at 9:30 are the Sunday School programs for all ages. Sunday at 10:45 explore Scripture's application to everyday life, or get a "Second Wind" at the alternative worship service on Wednesday nights at 6:30. This informal and interactive service looks at current events through the lens of faith. Also on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. is the Gospel According to Harry Potter class. This class discusses ways in which the Gospel and Harry Potter series interconnects.

On Oct. 23 at noon, FCC will carpool after worship to Guyette Farms at 10833 Chamberlin Road, Mantua. Attendees will enjoy indoor and outdoor play spaces for little ones as well as a petting zoo, corn maze, hay rides, and an apple launcher. There is an admission charge and it is cash only. Pack a lunch or grab something en route.

On Oct. 30 at noon, FCC Youth Group is planning the festivities for Tricks & Treats including games and, of course, candy. Other fall foods will be provided as well. All kids are invited to wear their costumes to worship or just bring them along to dress up for the activities afterwards. Bring the silly. Bring the fun. Bring your friends.

Follow the congregation on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/fccfalls/, Twitter @FCCFalls, and check out the new website www.fallsfcc.com to find out when more community events will be hosted and to find out what else is going on at First Christian Church.

Saint Joseph Parish

October is designated "Respect For Life Month."

To support this mission, Knights of Columbus Council 2362 will place a baby playpen at the front entrance of St. Joseph Church through Oct. 30. Parishioners are asked to help fill the playpen with baby and toddler items. All donations will be taken to the Community Pregnancy Center in Barberton.

Cub Scouts Troop 180 will be selling Popcorn after all the Masses on Oct. 23 in Nolan Hall (basement of church).

Altar & Rosary Card Party tickets are still available. The event is Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. in the school gym. Come join the congregation for an evening of fun, chance, camaraderie and good food. Call Bernice: 330-923-8150, or Rose: 234-571-4478, or Toni: 330-928-5172 for tickets.

Saint Joseph Parish School will host Kindergarten Kickoff on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. Parents and children are invited to join the congregation for a parent presentation, children's crafts, and hot dog dinner. RSVP required. Call 330-928-2151 or go to http://www.saintjoe.org/school to register by Nov. 9.

Weekly Sunday Masses at Saint Joseph Church take place at 8 a.m., 10 a.m., and noon with the Sunday Vigil on Saturdays at 5 p.m.

For more information on these events or on becoming a parishioner, visit www.saintjoe.org or call 330-928-2173.

Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church is located at 1761 Second St., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. Saint Joseph School is located at 1909 Third St. The parish office/rectory is located at 215 Falls Ave.

Northampton United Methodist Church

The Tea Ministry is hosting a Victorian Tea on Oct. 23, 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are limited; contact the church office for more information. Limited to those 16 and older.

Pastor Keith McLaughlin invites the community to join in worship on Sundays at 8:30 a.m. (traditional), 9:45 a.m. and 11:10 a.m. (contemporary). Infant through preschool care is offered in the Children's Center across from the main sanctuary. Sunday School classes for kids-adults are offered during the 9:45 and 11:10 hour. Teens 6th-12th grades are invited to Radi8 during the 11:10 worship hour.

Northampton UMC is located at 852 West Bath Road. Check out all that's happening at www.numchurch.org, call the office at 330-929-0015 or check out the Facebook page (facebook.com/Northampton-United-Methodist-Church) for more information about any of the ministries.

Pilgrim United Church of Christ

Pilgrim United Church of Christ, located at 130 Broad Blvd., invites community members to join the congregation each Sunday for Worship Service at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary.

Pilgrim Church welcomes Kyle Kelvington as Pilgrim's Music Director to share his gifts of music with the vocal choir and congregation.

Sundays at 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., an Adult Coffee & Conversation will meet in the Adult Library. Children through fifth grade will meet for L.I.G.H.T. - Learning In God's House Together in the Children's Library and will explore "The Creation Story." Youth in grades six through 12 will meet in the A.T.T.I.C. room -- Attitude Turning Truthful In Christ -- and will explore "Attitude Is Your Paintbrush: It Colors Every Situation."

Pilgrim's Bible Studies include: Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Adult Library. The evening Bible Study at 7 p.m. in the Heritage Room. Everyone is welcome to attend these weekly Bible Studies.

J.O.Y. Kids Club for children in Kindergarten through the fifth grade continues through Dec. 7 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. featuring the Parables of Jesus and includes a light meal.

The next Pilgrim Free Community Lunch Program will be Nov. 12. Volunteers are welcome to help prepare and deliver meals beginning at 9:30 a.m. through 2 p.m. Call the church office at 330-928-4847 for more information. This is a perfect way for high school students to get their service hours.

Pilgrim's Youth Group will be taking donations for UNICEF in Halloween costumes on Oct. 30 at 11:30 a.m. during Fellowship Hour.

Check out Pilgrim's website at www.pilgrimcf.org and like Pilgrim on Facebook or follow Pilgrim on Twitter @pilgrimchurchcf for all the latest news and event information.

Northminster

Presbyterian Church

Northminster Presbyterian Church, 104 W. Portage Trail Extension, worships at 10:30 a.m. each Sunday with the Rev. Stephanie Crossland.

The Rev. Crossland's message on Oct. 23 will be "Humbled by Salvation." On Oct. 30, Reformation Sunday, join the congregation as they honor the spiritual and historical roots of the Presbyterian Church in Scotland and enjoy the music of a bagpiper. The worship service on the 30th will also be a "Celebration of All Saints' Memorial Sunday," when the church members who have passed away will also be remembered. Following the service, plan to stay for fellowship, including Scottish treats.

Children's Sunday School classes meet during the worship service, following "A Moment With God's Children." Their study theme for October is Freedom, and will include stories of Moses and Pharaoh, Crossing the Sea, and Songs of Joy. All children are welcome to join the classes at any time. A nursery room is staffed and open for those children under the age of 5. The church is handicapped accessible and large print bulletins and hymnals are available.

Call the church for more information at 330-928-8885.

St. John's Episcopal Church

Join the congregation for Sunday morning worship services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

The Sunday School class begins at 9:45 and includes Bible lessons for kids and a fun activity each week. The congregation welcomes everyone to worship and share the Eucharist with all who are sincere in their faith -- not just Episcopalians.

Weekly meetings include Alcoholics Anonymous, who meet on Mondays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m., and Narcotics Anonymous, who meet on Thursdays at 7:30.

There's a Yoga class for all skill levels on Mondays at 7 p.m. and on Saturdays, there's a more challenging Yoga at 9 a.m., all on the third floor for a payment to certified Yoga instructor. It's free for church members.

The Tuesday Noon Eucharist continues with a brief message and Holy Communion at 12:15 each week. Stop by at lunch -- it takes just under half an hour.

The "Soup's On" free Community Meal is the fourth Saturday of each month at 11 a.m. in the church's Undercroft Fellowship Hall.

The church is located at the corner of Portage Trail and Second Street in Cuyahoga Falls, and there's plenty of free parking in the city parking deck across Second Street.

One does not need to be a member to join in at any or all of these activities. Everyone is welcome. Visit the website at www.stjohnscf.com.

Journey Covenant Church

Journey Covenant Church serves a free, hot dinner to local residents on the last Tuesday of every month from 6 to 7 p.m.

The next dinner is Oct. 25. Christ Kitchen Dinners are open to the public.

JCC is located at 2679 North Haven Blvd. (at the corner of 17th Street).Worship services - Sunday at 10:15 a.m. For more information, contact the church at 330-923-8021 or on the web at www.journeycov.org.

Cornerstone

Community Church in Stow

Stow Community United Church Of Christ is at 1567 Pilgrim Drive in Stow. The church is one block from Graham Road behind the Briarwood Nursing Home. Contact the church at 330-688-8927 or online at http://www.stowcommchurch.org/.

The Fall schedule has begun, with worship starting at 10:30 am. Children's Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. and Adult Bible Study at 9 a.m.

Nursery care is provided for children through age 4.

Wednesday Morning Prayer With The Pastor- Meet with Pastor Case on Wednesdays at 9 a.m. for prayer in the sanctuary, followed by fellowship and coffee.

Adult Bible Study (9 a.m. in the parlor) and Children's Sunday School (during worship) meet September through May on Sunday mornings. Everyone is welcome.

The Darrow Street Grange meets at the church on the second Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m.

Cub Scout Pack 3169 meets at the church on Tuesdays at 7 p.m., through May.

The Daughters Of The Revolution, Joshua Stow Chapter, meets at the church on the second Saturday of the month at 9 a.m., September through May.