Church briefs 10-11

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Fresh Start Training Center to hold program

The Fresh Start Training Center from Washington, Ind. will be giving a program at Sonlight Chapel, 8721 Mount Hope Road, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 12. This program is a residential program that ministers to the needs of troubled teens and men.

Caring Friends support group to meet

The Caring Friends grief share and support group for newly bereaved parents and grandparents will meet on Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Ripley Church of Christ. The church is located south of Shreve at 12298 County Road 330, Big Prairie. Adult siblings are also welcome. For more information, contact the church office at 330-567-2320.

Harvest Bazaar at Hopewell is Oct. 13

Hopewell Presbyterian Church will hold its annual Harvest Bazaar on Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The bazaar features crafts, handmade items, jams, jellies, baked goods, produce and much more.

Lunch will be served all day: Soup, sandwiches, dessert and ice cream. Soup and homemade ice cream will be available by the quart for take home.

The event is sponsored by Hopewell Church Trustees. The church is located at 6900 State Route 754, south of Shreve.

Fredericksburg Church to offer cancer support ministry

The Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church is offering a support ministry for people who are fighting cancer. The meetings are held the second Friday of each month (Oct. 12) at 7 p.m. in the church basement, 201 N. Mill St. Anyone who has been affected by cancer -- patient, survivor, caregiver, family member, etc. -- is welcome. For more information call 330-695-2511 or visit www.fredericksburgpres.org.

Baltic Women's Guild to hold benefit

The Women's Guild of Baltic Zion United Church of Christ will hold its annual benefit ham and chicken supper on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 5-7 p.m. at the church, 203 N. Butler St., Baltic. The menu includes ham, chicken, noodles, scalloped or mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce or coleslaw, dessert and beverage. Cost is $8.50 for adults and $4 for ages 5-12. Carryouts are available. Proceeds benefit local missions.

Pancake and sausage breakfast is Sunday in Glenmont

A pancake and sausage breakfast will be served Sunday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m.-noon at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Glenmont. All you care to eat pancakes, by donation. There will also be a County Store, bake sale and 50/50 raffle.

Children of the World in Concert

As part of its U.S. tour, World Help is presenting Children of the World International Children's Choir. The choir, comprised of orphaned and disadvantaged children from several countries, will be performing at Nashville Church of Christ on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m.

The choir represents a rich and culturally diverse set of backgrounds and experiences, each with an urgent story to tell. This year's Rescue Tour calls attention to the staggering impact that poverty, malnutrition and dirty water have on millions of children around the world. Through the powerful medium of song, dance, spoken word and creative media, Children of the World provides a compelling message of hope and opportunity, leaving an unforgettable impression with audiences across the country.

The children have performed in such venues as Focus on the Family, Brooklyn Tabernacle, Crystal Cathedral and Disney World.

World Help is a faith-based humanitarian organization that exists to serve the physical and spiritual needs of people in impoverished communities around the world. World Help is committed to meeting people's physical needs by providing humanitarian, medical and educational assistance.

The organization also provides Bibles and establishes churches.

Since 1991, World Help has impacted over 75 million people in 64 countries worldwide.

Donations needed

Donations are needed to help troubled boys. The Trading Post Thrift Store has recently opened at 7703-B state Route 241, just west of Mount Hope. All proceeds will go to support the Ohio Wilderness Boys Camp. Donations can be taken to the store or dropped off at Ray Shaum's located at 2678 S. Kohler Road, Orrville. Call 330-857-5516 or 330-464-1261 for more information.

Join trip to Israel

Pastor Bob Fetterhoff of the Wooster Grace Brethren Church will be leading a tour of Israel and Jordan. The 12-day trip features first-class hotels, round-trip airfare, two daily meals and admissions to sites like the Temple Mount, Garden Tomb, Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Petra, Masada, a boat ride on the Sea of Galilee and more. The price is $4,895 per person based on double occupancy from Cleveland including taxes and tips. Call 330-264-9459, Ext. 220, or email info@woostergrace.org.

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