HOPE LUTHERANVacation Bible school will be July 9-12 and 16-19 from 9 a.m. to noon. Parents should sign up their children as soon as possible.The couples and links Bible study group, which meets once a month, is now focusing on "Jesus: Legend or Lord" by Dr. Paul L. Maier. The group meets in members' homes on a Tuesday evening.Hope's prayer chain is available by calling Debbie Schuster at 330-626-0163. Within an hour of a request, more than 15 people will rise to support the person calling.Hope has a traditional service Sunday at 8:15 a.m., adult Bible class at 9:15, contemporary service and children's Sunday school at 10:15 and a service Fridays at 10:30 a.m. at Independence Village.Item of the month for June for the Volunteers of America is boxed rice. A bin is available in the church.Men's, women's and young families-parents Bible studies are available. They meet at various times throughout the month. The AA group meets Saturdays at 8:30 p.m.OUR LADY CATHOLICPSR registration is ongoing. A few classes for next year are full, but there is a waiting list for those interested.The youth ministry rummage sale will be July 13 and 14. Items can be dropped off at the church starting June 25. Help with unloading will be available June 25 and 28 and July 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Funds raised will help send teens to the National Catholic Youth convention.Parish youths in grades 7 and 8 can join the Crusaders CYO football team which also includes parishes in Hudson, Streetsboro and Kent. Registration is open through July 14. For details, call Mike Dostal at 330-528-3090.Other coming events are: Through June 22 -- vacation Bible school; June 21 -- small faith community at 9:45 a.m., Spirited Seniors at noon, and parish council and choir practice at 7:30 p.m.; June 17 -- children's liturgy of the word at 10:30 a.m.; June 26 -- Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 9 a.m. to 6:20 p.m.CHURCH IN AURORAThe church will begin its summer schedule July 1. It will consist of only one service.The Women of Faith conference will be June 22 and 23 in Cleveland. For details, visit www.womenoffaith.-com.Vacation Bible school runs June 25 to 29 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. For details, call the church office or Kay Oxford at 440-543-1756.An all-church potluck dinner will be June 28 at 7 p.m. so congregants can see and hear what's happening at VBS.UNITED METHODISTNo Sunday school classes will take place until September. The United Methodist annual conference is going on this week and the pastor will be out of the office.June 24 is the last Sunday the Rev. Rosa Clements will be in the pulpit. She will retire after 29 years in the ministry. The Rev. Edna Stahl and her family will be welcomed July 1.Special fellowship will take place after the June 24 and July 1 services to say goodbye to Clements and hello to Stahl.FIRST BAPTISTWonderful Wednesdays have returned. Tonight (June 20), interested persons can meet at the church by 5:45 p.m. to go to Fun'n Stuff.A deacons meeting will be June 24. Adult Bible studies continue throughout the summer at 6:30 p.m.Sunday Night Youth Pig Out will begin July 1. Youths get together at a member's home and eat, listening to music, hang out and have fun. It starts at 6:30 p.m. Call the church at 330-562-8233 for location each month.Members are needed to help with Cleveland Hope. A team will be sent July 14 to assist in painting of houses. Register by calling the church office.