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GOSPEL CONCERT: Liberty Bible Church, 2111 Sodom Hutchings Road, Vienna, will host a free gospel concert at 6 p.m. on Sunday with Mercy’s Reign of Gallipolis.

FIRST FRIDAY: The First Friday Club of Greater Youngstown will host the Reverend John Dear, peace activist and author, on November 3. Dear will present “Following the nonviolent Jesus” at Avion on the Water Banquet Center, 2177 W. Western Reserve Road in Canfield. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m. and the presentation will start at noon. The cost is $20 by October 28 at 330-720-4498. Reservations are limited. Visit

FALL FEST: Pleasant Valley Church, 2055 Pleasant Valley Road, Niles, will host a fall festival from noon to 3 p.m. today. There will be live music, pumpkins and other items.

40 DAYS FOR LIFE: The 40 Days for Life campaign runs until November 6th. The event is a peaceful intensive campaign that focuses on 40 days of peaceful prayer, fasting and vigils at abortion centers, including Warren.

For more information, visit www.40daysforlife/Warren.

HARVEST HOMECOMING: Girard First Baptist Church on Kline Street will host Harvest Homecoming on Sunday. A variety of events will take place centered on worship and homecoming for members and families. Worship and the dedication of the pastor’s new study will be at 11 a.m. Dinner will be at 1 p.m. followed by a concert by Mercy’s Reign.

DISCUSSION ON VIOLENCE: First Presbyterian Church, Mahoning Avenue, Warren, will host a discussion on gun violence at 11:15 a.m. Sunday. The speaker is John Pogue, who was the Presbytery representative at the Summer General Assembly. He served on the “Combating Violence in the United States” commission and will present a summary of its work.

GUEST SPEAKER: Corner House Christian Church, 6954 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, will host guest speaker Pete Kunkle, senior pastor of First Christian Church in Kernersville, North Carolina, at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. There will be a special evening service at 6 p.m. with Kunkle and Barry McGee, a Christian comedian and musician. McGee is the Outreach Director for HASTEN International.

PASTOR’S DEDICATION: A dedication ceremony in honor and memory of Superintendent Gerald Morgan of Hoyt Street Flourishing Ministries COGIC will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. by the church to name the street Gerald Morgan Way. Morgan served as the pastor of Hoyt Street Flourishing Ministries COGIC for 22 years and was the founder of Northeastern College of Theology.

CONTINUOUS REVIVAL: One Nation Kingdom Ministry, 2041 Niles Road, Warren, will host a Continuous Revival at 10 a.m. on October 30 at the Focus Building with the ministry’s guest speaker, Dr. Jerome Jones.

Jones is the CEO of Issachar Solution Consultancy, where he is responsible for creating innovations for churches, businesses, entrepreneurs, and those seeking a curriculum for long-term meaning and success. He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree and a Master of Divinity from the Southern Bible Institute and Seminary in Augusta, Georgia.

APPRECIATION NIGHT: Trumbull County Children’s Services and North Mar Church are partnering to host a Foster Appreciation Event to celebrate foster families in Trumbull County. This is by invitation only for Trumbull County Children’s Services and Cadence Care Network foster families.

The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 29 at the North Mar Church in Warren.

PASTOR APPRECIATION: Deliverance Temple Church of the Apostolic Faith, 1849 West Ave. NW, Warren, will host pastor’s appreciation and the church’s 33rd anniversary with Bishop James Jethroe and Evangelist Helen Jethroe at noon today with guest Evangelist Dorothy Dixon of Cleveland. A dinner will follow.

VBS MEETING: New Covenant Baptist Church, 1606 Salt Springs Road, Lordstown, will host a Vacation Bible School Spark meeting for children ages 5-12. For more information, call Debbie at 330-881-5817 or Linda at 330-240-7973.

MUSICAL SEEKS MEMBERS: Trinity Baptist Church, 235 Highland Ave. SW, Warren, invites individuals to be part of a musical at 6 p.m. Nov. 12, featuring Bishop Leo Ferguson, Minister of Music. The program will be “Sounds of Heaven Community Concert.”

Those interested in participating can attend rehearsals from 10 a.m. to noon today, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. November 11, and 10 a.m. to noon and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. November 12. Anyone who likes to sing is invited.

Money from the concert will help with capital improvements. For more information, call 330-399-6733.

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