FIRST APOSTOLIC CHURCH

The First Apostolic Church of Tallmadge would like to invite all children, ages 4-11, to their annual Vacation Bible School. This event will be in session from 6 to 8 p.m. every night of July 17 through July 19.

The theme for this year's vacation Bible School is entitled "Hero Central: Discover your strength in God." Each night will have a variety of activities including: games, art projects, science experiments, music sessions, and more. All activities will align with the overall theme of being a hero for God.

The First Apostolic Church of Tallmadge is located at 199 South Avenue. To reserve a space for your child at this year's Vacation Bible School and for more information, please call 330-633-9031.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL

First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, a Stephen Ministry congregation, has the following Sunday worship schedule: Summer worship will be at 9:30 a.m. and Children's Summer One Room School House will run from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for children younger than second grade.

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 tallmadgefcc@sbcglobal.net or visit the church Facebook page at First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, UCC or the website at http://www.fcctallmadge.org/ to view current activities.

OUR LADY OF VICTORY

Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church is located at 73 North Ave. Visit the parish website at www.ourladyofvictory.net and Facebook at www.facebook.com/ourladyofvictorychurchtallmadge 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 kpyles@ourladyofvictory.net.

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 lherold@ourladyofvictory.net.

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 mmatusz@ourladyofvictory.net.

TALLMADGE LUTHERAN

Tallmadge Lutheran Church, located just east of the Tallmadge Rec Center at 759 East Avenue, has Sunday morning worship services at 8 a.m. 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 or visit our website www.tlcoh.org for more information.

Monday Evening Worship Summer 2017. TLC will be offering 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.

Family PJ Party & Movie Night! On Friday, July 21, the church hosting a pajama party! Join us for a G-rated family movie on our new big screen! Wear your PJs and bring a pillow, a beanbag - anything comfy. We'll serve popcorn & cotton candy. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. for hanging out and games movie begins at 6 p.m. Contact Hannah Lang, Director of Children & Family Ministry with any questions or concerns. hannahlang@tlcoh.org

NEW DIRECTION

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 www.NewDirectionCC.com or visit the Facebook page at New Direction Community Church, Tallmadge, OH.

ST. MARK LUTHERAN

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.

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

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.

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 www.thesmarterkids.com.

Save the Date

Ladies Retreat, Sept. 29-Oct. 1

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 www.stmark-lutheran.org. St. Mark Lutheran Church is located at 158 North Ave.

TALLMADGE UNITED METHODIST

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.

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 www.tallmadgeumc.org.

TALLMADGE NAZARENE

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 information.informationwww.tallmadgenazarene.org/ or www.facebook.com/Tallmadgechurchofthenazarene.