First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, a Stephen Ministry congregation, has the following Sunday worship schedule: beginning May 28, worship will be a t 9:30 a.m. and Children's Summer One Room School House will begin June 4 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for children younger than second grade.

Warriors' Journey Home Ministry -- Listen, Speak, Heal is scheduled June 4 and 18 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

Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group -- Community members are invited to attend an Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group on the last Tuesday of the month at 11 a.m. at the church.

First Congregational Church of Tallmadge is located at 85 Heritage Drive.

For more information, call 330-633 4931 or email or visit the church Facebook page at First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, UCC or the website at to view current activities.


MEGA Sports Camp Comes to Grace Baptist June 12 through 16 -- Grace Baptist Church invites children ages 4 through sixth grade to attend MEGA Sports Camp taking place at the church. The dates for this VBS are June 12 through 16 from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Registration is $5 per child for the week and is available by going online to or by calling the church office at 330-678-9019. Register by June 6. For further information, visit the website or contact the church office by email at or telephone.

MEGA Sports Camp is a fun-filled week for beginner athletes and those who have already played a sport. This summer children will be challenged to "Conquer the Day" as they improve their skills. Drills and practice games will teach them the fundamentals that make athletes great. Music and stories will help character-building themes take hold in their hearts. Three sports are offered: flag football, basketball, and soccer. For anyone specifically interested in basketball, a Skills Camp for children who have just completed sixth grade is a new option this year.

Grace Baptist Church is located at 5915 Rhodes Road (behind Gabriel Brothers) in Kent. Sunday morning worship service is at 9:30 a.m. Adult studies and Sunday School are available on Sundays at 11 a.m.


Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church is located at 73 North Ave. Visit the parish website at and Facebook at for current news and information or call the parish office 330-633-3637.

Regular Mass schedule: Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m.; Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturdays from 9 to 9:30 a.m. or anytime by appointment. Parish School of Religion -- Sundays, September through April. For registration information, call Katie Pyles at 330-633-3672 or Preschool: Parish Center, 8:50 to 10 a.m. Kindergarten through eighth grade: Tallmadge Middle School, 10:45 a.m. to noon Ninth and 10th grades: Tallmadge Middle School, first and third Sundays, 10:45 a.m. to noon. Confirmation Candidates meet in the Parish Center the second Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Youth Ministry -- high school group meets at various times. Contact Katie Pyles at the parish office for more information. Adult Ministry -- visit the website for current information and times on Faith Sharing Groups, Bible Study and Prayer Groups. Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith or sacramental prep? Contact Linda Herold at the parish office or email

Outreach Ministry

Monthly Grief Support Group, third Friday, 11 a.m. to noon. No registration required.

Prayer Shawl Ministry -- members knit and pray together to donate shawls to those who are ill or suffering, second Wednesday, 1:15 to 2 p.m.

AA meets Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in Room 100

Knights of Columbus meet the first Monday of the month

Ministry to the Homebound -- contact Linda Herold

Thinking about journeying back to the Catholic Church? Call Father Mike or email him at


Tallmadge Lutheran Church, located at 759 East Ave., has Sunday morning worship services at 8 and 10:30 a.m. with a time for Bible study for children, youth and adults at 9:15 a.m. Call Pastor Andy at 330-633-4775 for more information or visit the website for more information.

Monday Evening Worship -- Summer 2017. Beginning June 5, TLC will offer an evening worship service at 7 p.m. during the summer months. This Monday night worship will be a casual, come-as-you-are service where the sermon from Sunday morning will be shared again..

Registration is open for TLC Vacation Bible School. Kids ages 3 (must be potty-trained) to 12 are invited to attend June 19 through 23 from 9 a.m. to noon as Jesus is celebrated with the theme, "A Mighty Fortress." To register, go to and click on Register Here.


New Direction Community Church welcomes everyone to its weekly worship which begins at 9:45 a.m. each Sunday morning.

New Direction Community Church is located at 226 Southeast Ave. For more information, call 330-285-7890 or visit the website at or visit the Facebook page at New Direction Community Church, Tallmadge, OH.


Worship and communion, 8:15 and 10:30 a.m.; Youth Sunday School, 9:15 a.m. Bagels and coffee are featured at Adult Sunday School.

Tuesday -- Out to Lunch Bunch meets at 1 p.m.; Angels in the Kitchen can use the help of those who like to cook and bake. They meet the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

Monday -- Like to Knit? Join Knitting for a Cause at Giant Eagle Cafe off the Circle at 7 p.m.

Wednesday -- Choir practice, 7:30 p.m. More than 80 percent of churches do not have a choir, but St. Mark's does. The church invites the community to share their vocal talents at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. New members are always welcome.

Donate Acme receipts to St. Mark.

St. Mark's Time and Talent Council has openings.

Looking for a school program for preschool-age kids? Check out Absorbent Minds Montessori School here at St Mark. Visit

Save the Date

Rummage sale, June 23, 24

Ladies Retreat, Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Out To Lunch Bunch, June 13, Rose Villa

Trunk or Treat, October, to be announced

Cookie Walk, December, to be announced

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


Tallmadge United Methodist Church is a Stephen Ministry Church. Worship, Sundays at 8:45 a.m. Music with the TUMC band; 10:45 a.m. Organ, piano, hymns and a choir. Casual to formal with respect for Liturgy and Scripture.

United Methodist Men meet each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. for devotions and work sessions. All men welcome.

Summer junior Church begins.

Adult Sunday school class at 10 a.m.

Dorcas Quilters and Needlecrafters meet every Monday at 1 p.m. and Thursday at 9:30 a.m.

Overeaters Anonymous meets weekly on Tuesdays at 7 p.m. For more information, contact the church office at 330 633-3734.

Tallmadge UMC supports a ministry called "Dare to Share" which provides food for kids over weekends. Anyone wishing to help support this ministry the following items are needed: any individual size non-perishable items (cereal, raviolis, etc.) to put in the backpacks -- preferably with tabs for kids to open themselves. Greatest need is non-perishable milk boxes. For more information, contact TUMC at 330-633-3734.

A rummage sale will be held June 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and June 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bag sale at 11 a.m. Saturday only. The kitchen will be open both days and a bake sale will also be featured.

Vacation Bible School "Hero Central" starts June 26 and runs through June 30 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for children ages 2 through grade six.

For more information, call the church office at 330-633-3734.

Tallmadge United Methodist Church is located at 207 N. Munroe Road. Scott Low is pastor. Like TUMC on Facebook search "@tumcto." Visit the webpage at


Weekly services -- Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. Worship and Kids Church begins at 10:30 a.m. Bible study is offered weekly on Tuesday mornings at 9 a.m. for women; Tuesday evenings at 6:45 p.m. for young adults and families; and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. general Bible study is offered.

Cut Ups Quilting Ministry -- Every Thursday afternoon the Cut Ups Quilting Ministry meets in the Fellowship Hall and make quilts that are distributed to military personnel stationed around the world. No previous experience is required and all materials and instruction provided.

Thursday Night Group Prayer -- Every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

Tallmadge Nazarene Church is located at 191 S. Munroe Road. Call 330-633-4122 for more or