Community Baptist

Community Baptist Church of Tallmadge, 274 N. Munroe Road, will host a "Healing Service" for Tallmadge and surrounding communities Aug. 8. The focus will be "The Heroin Epidemic."

Registration begins at 5 p.m. and the service will start at 6.

Those who have been personally touched by this plague are encouraged to take a photograph of their loved one to the service. Anointing will be available during the service for any need of healing. Prayer, genuine caring and empathy is needed for healing to take place. An offering will be accepted to assist in the cure.

Those with questions are asked to call Sheila A. Hershberger at 330-633-8956 or 330-687-1275.

St. Mark Lutheran

This week

July 26 -- Worship and communion, 8:15 and 10:30 a.m.; Children's Church during sermon at 10:30.

July 27 -- Knitting/Crocheting for a Cause, 7 p.m., The Danbury, Third Floor, 1695 Queens Gate Circle, Cuyahoga Falls. Call Diane for information at 330-686-1086.

July 29 -- Worship and Music meeting, 6:30 p.m.

Save the dates

Aug. 1 -- Fellowship Holy Roamer Trip to Historic Zoar Village. Tickets are $8 apiece. Leave St. Mark at 9 a.m.

Aug. 14 -- 16th Lutheran Marriage Encounter at Redeemer Lutheran Church.

Sept. 13 -- Rally day at lions Park. Details to follow.

Sept. 25, 26, and 27 -- Annual Women's Retreat at Kelley's Island. Call Pat for details at 330-628-4523.

Oct. 3 -- Reverse raffle at St. Mark. Tickets are $25 each.

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

First Congregational

First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, a Stephen Ministry congregation, has summer worship and a one room school house for early elementary children at 9:30 a.m.

Warriors' Journey Home Ministry -- Listen, Speak, Heal is scheduled Aug. 2 and 16 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 Support Group -- On July 28, anyone caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's is welcome to join the support group at 11 a.m. to gather to share ideas, suggestions and offer support. For more information, contact First Congregational Church at 330-633-4931.

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.

Our Lady of Victory

Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church is located at 73 North Ave.

Regular Weekend Mass Schedule: Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m.

Regular Weekday Services: Mass: 8:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; no Mass Friday.

Religious Education Registration questions? Call the PSR office at 330-633-3672.

Knights of Columbus meet the first Monday of the month.

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

Confessions -- Saturdays from 9 to 9:30 a.m.

Parish School of Religion -- through April. Every Sunday.

Preschool: Every Sunday, Parish Center, 8:50 to 10 a.m.

Kindergarten through eighth grade: Middle School, 10:30 a.m. to noon

High school freshmen and sophomores: First Sunday, Parish Center,10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and Second Sunday, 6 to 8 p.m.

Confirmation candidates: Third Sunday, Parish Center, 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

20-Somethings young Adult Group -- Meets every other Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with babysitting provided. For more information, call Steve at 330-554-6770.

Visit the church Facebook page at Our Lady of Victory Church.

The parish calendar is available on line at

Visit the OLV website for all the news at

Call 330-633-3637 for more information.

Tallmadge United Methodist

Sunday Morning Worship Services: Contemporary service -- 8:45 a.m.; traditional service -- 10:45 a.m. Nursery available for both services. Adult, youth and children's Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.

Al Anon continues to meet at the church each Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m.

The Dorcus Quilting Circle meets Mondays at 1 p.m. and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m. All quilters are welcome.

United Methodist Men meet each Thursday at 8:30 a.m. for morning devotions.

The church is located at 207 N. Munroe Road. For more information, call 330-633-3734.

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.

Southeast Church of the Nazarene and Tallmadge Church of the Nazarene have partnered to offer a free joint Vacation Bible School for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. The program will be held on five consecutive evenings from 6:30 to 8 p.m. July 27 through 31 at 191 S. Munroe Road. The theme for the combined program is "Deep Sea Adventure."

The VBS will include a variety of activities for the children, including arts and crafts, songs, skits and group games all centered around a cast of loveable cartoon sea creatures who live in "Shellville."

Parents are encouraged to register their children in advance online at or for more information call 330-633-4122.

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, or visit or

Queen of Heaven

Queen of Heaven Church will host a Vigil Mass for the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Aug. 14 at 4:30 p.m. The Mass on the feast day, Aug. 15, will be at 9 a.m.

FUNFest 2015 will take place on the church grounds Aug. 13, 14, 15 from 5:30 to 10 p.m. and Aug. 16 from 1 to 6 p.m. with a Car Show from 1 to 6 p.m. Admission is free. The event will feature inflatables, midway games, KIDSCorner, food, a casino, beer garden and live music each day: Out of Sequence Band, Aug. 13 from 7 to 10 p.m.; Instant Replay Band, Aug. 14 from 7 to 10 p.m.; Shadow of Doubt, Aug. 15 from 7 to 10 p.m.; and Jeff Poulos Blues Review, Aug. 16 from 2 to 5 p.m. Raffle tickets are available at $20 apiece or six for $100 for a 2015 Chevy Equinox, two cash prizes of $500, and 10 prizes of $100.

"Journey to Peace Bereavement Support," a ministry of information, consolation, spiritual and emotional support, will offer a free six-week series. For those of any faith having experienced the death of a loved one, the series will be held on six Mondays, beginning Aug. 24 (excluding Labor Day, Sept. 7) from 7 to 8:30 p.m in the gathering space. The ministry members strive to provide Christian support and guidance for daily living for anyone suffering grief, whether recent or lingering from the past. For more information or to register, call Sue Lyons at 330-499-3937.

Queen of Heaven Church is located at 1800 Steese Road in Green. For more information, call 330-896-2345.