Community

Vineyard Church

"Miracles from Heaven," the 2016, PG-movie recounting the true story of a young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder who is miraculously healed after surviving a terrible accident, will be presented as part of the Community Vineyard Church "Movies with a Message," on Nov. 12 at 6 p.m., at Community Vineyard Church, 2543 State Road.

The church's "Movies with a Message" series takes place the second Saturday of the month. The movie, popcorn, snacks and drinks are all free and there are prizes after the movie.

For more information, find the church on Facebook, visit www.communityvineyard. org or call 330-928-5134.

Bailey Road

Christian Church

Bailey Road Christian Church, 3200 Bailey Road across from Lincoln Elementary School, invites the community to share the love of God by attending worship, Sunday School, small group gatherings and ministries of the church.

The church has a prayer meeting for its community and friends every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The church's hand chimes practice Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. followed by the adult choir practice at 7:30 p.m. Men's small group study on the book of Philippians continues on Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m.

The church will have its Christmas Craft and Vendor Bazar on Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The church is still open for more vendors. Contact the church at 330-929-2527.

The church website is Baileyroadchristianchurch.org and the church is also on Facebook. Office hours are Monday to Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The facility is fully handicapped accessible and everyone is welcome.

Bethany United Church of Christ

Bethany United Church of Christ is a community of God's children where faith, friendship, and family are reflected in the following Core Values: Be welcoming to all; Be a community of God's children loving, worshiping, serving, forming and sharing faith by serving others.

The church is located at 1235 Broad Blvd. 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 for the Senior High students and 9:30 for the others.

Worship service begins at 10:30. Pastor Steve Welker leads the service. His sermon topic for Oct. 30 is "Be Thoughtful (God-initiative)." Scripture passages are Psalm 23 and Matthew 25:37-40.

Youth Fellowship will sponsor a Halloween Party on Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the church. Bring your children and yourself, in costume if you wish, for games, snacks, a spooky walk, and more. On Nov. 11 through 13, Bethany UF will be traveling to Flint, Mich., with the youth from Tallmadge Lutheran Church to do some service project work such as painting a women's shelter and doing some yard work around the town if weather permits. Donations of 1 gallon, 3 gallons etc. bottles of water and monetary donations are being accepted at the church to help aid this community.

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 everyone as individuals and recognizing how everyone can come together in the church and in life. There is a cost to attend. The keynote speaker will be the Rev. Joyce Schroer.

Other dates in November to note: Nov. 6 is Dedication Sunday; Family Promise will be in church from Nov. 13 through 19.

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.

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. 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.

There will be a Book Sale at First Church on Nov. 4 and 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Browse through hundreds of gently used books for adults and children, CDs, DVDs, jigsaw puzzles, games and more.

Men of First Church and the community are invited to attend the monthly meeting of Men's Time Out on Nov. 5 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. There will be time for lively discussion, great fellowship and a light breakfast.

Abigail Adams was the wife of the Second president, John Adams, and one of the most accomplished women of her time. Raylene Hlavaty will bring her to life at the Nov. 10 meeting of Going Strong. All are invited to come at 1 p.m. to listen as "Mrs. Adams" shares her experiences from the beginning of the conflict with Britain to the end of the War for Independence.

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.

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 330-923-6127 for more information or 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. 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.

Oct. 30 at noon, FCC Youth Group is planning the festivities for Tricks and Treats including games and, of course, candy. Other fall foods will be provided. All children 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 friends to the event.

Follow the congregation on facebook https://www.facebook.com/fccfalls/, Twitter @FCCFalls, and check out the new website www.fallsfcc.com to find out when more.

Saint Joseph Parish

Youth Group will meet Oct. 30 from 6 to 7 p.m. in St. Martha's Kitchen at the school to celebrate Halloween, All Saints Day, and All Souls Day. Youth Group is open to all students in grades 7-12. For more information, contact mhaubert@saintjoe.org.

Saint Joseph Parish School will host a Kindergarten Kickoff on Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. Parents and children are invited 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.

The Knights of Columbus will be selling religious Christmas cards during the weekends of Nov. 5 and 6 as well as Nov. 19 and 20 in Nolan Hall located in the church basement after all the Masses.

Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree are looking for more members. Their next meeting is Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in St. Martha's Kitchen in Jones Hall. For more information, call 330-686-1873.

The Annual Veteran's Appreciation Dinner, sponsored by St. Joseph and Immaculate Heart of Mary Parishes, will take place Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Joseph Gym in Jones Hall. Dinner will include entre, salad, dessert and beverage. Veterans will be guests of the parish. All other adults and students ages 7 to 12 will be charged admission; children 6 and under are free. Tickets are available at the Second Street entrance of the church after all Masses. For more information and/or tickets contact the rectory at 330-928-2173.

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. Saint Joseph School is located at 1909 Third St. The parish office/rectory is located at 215 Falls Ave.

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.

All are welcome to join the congregation for worship.

Sundays from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m., Adult Coffee and Conversation meet in the Adult Library. Children in preschool 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 -- will explore "Attitude Is Your Paintbrush: It Colors Every Situation."

The next Pilgrim Free Community Lunch program will be Nov. 12. Volunteers are welcome to help prepare and deliver meals from 9:30 a.m. through 2 p.m. Call 330-928-4847 for more information.

Pilgrim's Youth Group will be taking donations for UNICEF in Halloween costumes on Oct. 30 at 11:30 a.m. during Fellowship Hour. Nov. 6 in worship, Pilgrim will acknowledge All The Saints who have passed in the last year.

Check out Pilgrim's website at www.pilgrimcf.org and like Pilgrim on Facebook or follow Pilgrim on Twitter @pilgrimchurchcf.

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. 30 will be "Building Justice." Also on Oct. 30, Reformation Sunday, join the congregation as it honors the spiritual and historical roots of the Presbyterian Church in Scotland and enjoy the music of a bagpiper. The service will also be a "Celebration of All Saints' Memorial Sunday," when the church's 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." In November, the theme of their study is "God Provides," and will include topics of "In the Wilderness" and "The Ten Commandments." Children are welcome to join the classes at any time. A nursery room is staffed and open to those children under the age of 5.

The women's Circle meetings, which are a Bible-based study and outreach, meet on the first Wednesday of the month. The November meetings will be on the 2nd. The morning Rebecca Circle meets at 9:15 a.m., and the afternoon Ruth Circle meets at 1 p.m. Both groups are following the Horizons Bible Study Who is Jesus, which offers an in-depth look at who He is from a variety of perspectives, including the four Gospels to the Epistles of Paul and others. All women are welcome.

Everyone is welcome to join the congregation prior to the worship service on Nov. 6 for Muffins on Sunday, from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. A variety of muffins, along with juice and coffee, will be available.

The church is handicapped accessible and large print bulletins and hymnals are available.

For more information, call 330-928-8885.