A concert featuring The Imperials with Ed Enoch and The Golden Covenant will double as a reunion of The Abraham Brothers at 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at South Range High School, North Lima. Lynn Royce Taylor, formerly of Columbiana, now of Portland, Tenn., is the tenor vocalist with Golden Covenant and was previously a member of The Gospel Chords and The Vogues. Donnie Abraham, a graduate of Boardman High School, is a former member of the Abraham Brothers with Ed Finnie and Dave Hamilton. Tickets cost $17 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets are available at many area Christian bookstores.
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" will be presented by Two Blocks Off Broadway, the theater ministry at Girard First United Methodist Church, 22 N. Market St., 7 p.m. Oct. 24-26. Jim Celedonia stars as Joseph, and the musical director is Jim Antell. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children age 4-12. They are available at the door or by calling (330) 545-4361. Proceeds will benefit the church's pipe organ restoration fund.
New Life Drama Company will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 29 at Miracle Valley Church, Valleyview Road, Hermitage, Pa.
HeartSong, a music ministry from Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio, will present a free concert at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at First Baptist Church of Howland, 8957 E. Market St., Howland.
2003 Fall Revival, 7 p.m. Wednesday through Oct. 19 with Rev. Dr. Booker J. Person, pastor and founder of Cathedral of Holy Bible Church in Chicago, as guest evangelist, at Alpha and Omega First Baptist Church, 3120 Winton Ave., Youngstown. Revival services will conclude with an 88th Church Anniversary celebration, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 19 with Pastor Otis Gordon, Grace AME Church, Warren, as guest evangelist; (330) 743-5986.
Girard First United Methodist Church, 22 N. Market St., Girard, will celebrate the 75th anniversary of its sanctuary Oct. 19. The schedule: 9:30 a.m., ringing the church's historical bell for Sunday school classes; 10:45 a.m., commemorative worship service; noon, potluck dinner; (330) 545-4361.
Revival services, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19 and Oct. 27, Calvary United Methodist Church, 12062 South Ave., North Lima. Presenters are the Rev. Rod Grabski, Sunday; Dick Allsop with praise music, Oct. 19; and Rev. Ray Ake, the revival preacher, Oct. 27; (330) 549-2588.
Judah, the praise and worship team of Hour of Power Full Gospel Tabernacle, 946 Beechwood Ave., Farrell, Pa., will present "A Gathering of the Saints," 7 p.m.. Oct. 19-21. The speakers are: the Pastor Russell Penn of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Grove City, Pa., Oct. 19; Pastor Carol Missik of Living Word Church, Hermitage, Pa., Oct. 20; and elder Lisa McCoy of New & amp; Living Way, Farrell Oct. 21.
Sacred Heart Padre Pio Prayer Group will have prayers and videos "Time for Mercy" 3 p.m., Sun. Oct. 19, and "Jesus of Nazareth," 3 p.m. Oct. 26, St. Patrick Church, 486 Main St., Hubbard.
Satellite seminar, "The Evolution of the Small Group Leader," featuring Dr. Henry Cloud, at Christ Presbyterian Church, 1933 Canfield Road, Youngstown, 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday. Pre-registration requested so that necessary note-taking outlines can be available. (330) 782-2611.
Men's Club Breakfast with speaker Millicent S. Counts, executive director of the United Methodist Community Center and newly appointed Youngstown State University trustee, 9 a.m. today in Trinity United Methodist Church, 30 W. Front St., Youngstown.
Youngstown District United Methodist Women's fall meeting, 9 a.m. Thursday, First United Methodist Church, 309 N. Park Ave., Warren.
Church Women United's World Community Day, 10 a.m. Nov. 7 at Faith Community Church, 1919 Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, has the theme "Circle of Love," and will include a recognition service. For lunch reservations, call (330) 743-5426.
Alpha and Omega Ministries will sponsor a six-week School of the Prophets for those called to or interested in the prophetic ministry, 9 p.m. Friday, 2504 Mahoning Ave., Warren. The facilitator is Prophetess Donna Napolitan of Sounds of Distinction Ministries. The cost is $60. Call (330) 399-2971. Also, a prayer and breakfast summit with a briefing on the Fellowship of Independent Global Church and Ministries, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. next Saturday at Packard Music Hall. The cost is $15. Call (330) 544-2737.
Marion C. Masters, director, The Davidic Army of God, will be the guest speaker at The Flame Fellowship meeting, 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at Boardman Community Center, Boardman Park. The evening will include praise and worship with banners and flags.
Olive Branch Ministry open house from 2-4 p.m. Sunday at its new location, 3392 Todd Ave. N.W., Warren. The ministry will take buses to Cleveland State Theater to see the play, "Tell It to the Judge," on Nov. 1. Cost is $50; (330) 394-5637.
The second annual Ohio Young Adult Conference is from 10 a.m.-11 p.m. next Saturday at the O'Malley Center at John Carroll University, 20700 North Park Blvd., Cleveland. More than 400 single and married women and men in their 20s and 30s are to gather. After a keynote address by Catholic musician Jesse Manibusan, experts will present workshops on personal discovery, relationships, work, social justice and faith. Registration is $40, which includes meals. (330) 744-8451, ext. 281 or visit
James Hawkins, a pastor and elder from Toledo, will talk about breaking bondages in your life 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday at Apostolic Faith Temple, 109 W. Woodland Ave., Youngstown.
Three Missionaries of the Sacred Heart priests, previously serving at the Sacred Heart Retreat Center in Liberty Township, received new assignments effective Nov. 1 after the Retreat Center was purchased by the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown. The Rev. Joseph Gleixner was named administrator at St. Paul Parish in Canton with responsibility of the parish. The Rev. Vincent Freeh, who will be with St. Mary Church in Canton, will continue to promote the "Being Church" program. Father Freeh has been superior-director of the Sacred Heart Retreat Center since 1998. The Rev. Thomas Carney will assist with Hispanic ministry in the Canton area. He previously served as pastor of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Youngstown.
The USO of Northern Ohio is offering a miniconference for pastors and lay leaders who want to minister to the special needs of the military families in northern Ohio. The event is from 9-10:30 a.m. Oct. 20 in the U. S. Coast Guard Ninth District Conference Room in the Anthony J. Celebrezze Federal Building, 1240 E. 9th St., Cleveland. The event is free, as is a resource kit. RSVP by noon Friday at (440) 717-0999.
The North East Ohio Intercession Network will be hosting an "Equipping the Saints" fall training conference Nov. 7-8. The featured speakers are Eddie and Alice Smith, president and executive director of the U.S. Prayer Center in Houston, Texas. They will be addressing "Taking the Kingdom by Force Through Targeted Prayer and Intercession." The first day is at Embassy Suites Hotel, Independence, Ohio, at $25. The second day is at First Assembly of God Church, Lyndhurst, Ohio, at $20 a person, $30 a couple and $10 per student. Call (440) 235-4508 or visit

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