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"12 Women of the Bible" Study

In this 12-session Women’s small group DVD Bible study, Twelve Women of the Bible, Lysa TerKuerst, Elisa Morgan, Jeanne Stevens and other leaders look at the spiritual lessons learned from twelve biblical women and what they mean for your life today. You’ll learn about the triumphs and failures of Mary Magdalene, Rebekah, Hannah, and nine other women, studying their lives and learning how to:- Apply biblical lessons to their own modern-day struggles- Live through their failures as well as successes- Draw near to God in a world filled with trials- Find lasting contentment- Overcome rejection and insecurity and much more.  This is a free event, and a free study guide included

For more information call the church @440-333-3998. Please enter through the Child Care Center Doors.

INFO 9:00 - 10:30 am, Parkside Church of the Nazarene, in the church Lounge, 23600 Hilliard Blvd (Across from Clauge Park), Westlake, OH 44145

Moody Personal Ministry and Leadership Class

Hillcrest Community Church is offering the Moody Personal Ministry and Leadership series, these are Bible-based courses designed to strengthen your knowledge in God’s Word. CEU credits are earned through Moody Bible Institute. CEU’s do not meet any college credit requirement.

The next session's course is "A Holy Life and How to Live It." It provides biblical steps that lead to greater freedom from sin. The course covers the basic principles of moral actions with emphasis on practical applications.

Courses are open to the public. This course is ideal for continuing education, personal enrichment and to enhance your service in your church or community. Sessions are twelve weeks in length and classes meet for one hour each week. The next session will begin Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 7:30 pm. Registration ends Monday, August 18, 2014.  Call (440)442-6230 to registration or for more information.

INFO 7:30 pm, Hillcrest Community Church, 5631 Ridgebury Blvd, Highland Hts.OH 44124

Rally 4 Recovery/Walk

The 1st annual Rally 4 Recovery will be held at Grace Church (7393 Pearl Rd., Middleburg Hts., Oh) on Saturday, September 6 from 11 am-2:30 pm. The rally will be a public demonstration of the success of recovery from addiction. It is a day to celebrate the lives of those who have found new life and to give hope and encouragement to those who are still searching. It will be a day filled with joy and inspiration as we gather with those who have experienced the wonder of a new and revitalized life through recovery. Recovery is finally coming out of the shadows and into the light! To register, go to http://www.gracecma.org/events/event-calendar/2269?rally-4-recovery

INFO 11:00 am, Grace Missionary Alliance Church, 7393 Pearl Road, Cleveland, OH 44130

St. Mary Magdalene 5th Annual European Festival

St. Mary Magdalene Byzantine Catholic Church; 5390 W. 220th Street in Fairview Park, Ohio will hold its Fifth Annual European Festival on Saturday, September 6th from 11 am – 11 pm.

Live musical entertainment throughout the day with performances from groups of various European heritages. Polka band will perform from 6:30 to 10:30. European cuisine; hand-pinched pierogi and homemade bakery available throughout the day. Bier Garten will have selections from Europe. Craft fair and religious goods available for sale. Children’s activities, bounce houses, basket raffles & cash prizes. Church tours  and guest speakers Rev. Michael Lee & Rev. Larry Ober. Church Services at 5 PM and 11 PM.

For more information, visit the parish website at www.ebni.com/stmarymagdalene or contact 216-906-3463. The parish can also be found on Facebook.

INFO 11:00 am - 11:00 pm, St. Mary Magdalene Byzantine Catholic Church, 5390 W. 220th Street, Fairview Park, Ohio 44126

Open Heart's Ministry "Breaking Chain's Festival"

This is a community event being held to bring Hope and Freedom from addiction to drugs and alcohol. This is being held in Loving Memory of Jeremy Casey and Marcus Hart. Featuring a free cornhole tournament with the 1st place prize being a full set of cornhole boards and bags.There will be raffles and other prizes also. We are providing food and drinks. This is a alcohol free event. There will be plenty of activities for children and games and prizes. Also there will be speakers giving testimonies and Dope for Dopes will be present.This is a completley free event we are accepting donations. Half of all proceeds go to local programs and institutions that aid in the fight against alcohol and drugs. For more information please look us up on Facebook or our website.  

INFO 12:00 Noon, South Central Park, North Ridgeville, OH 44039

The Ball Brothers Concert

“The Ball Brothers, a Christian music group from Georgia, will perform at New Promise Church on Sunday, September 7, at the 9am and 10:45am Worship Services, as well as in concert at 6:00pm that evening. The concert is free, but a love offering will be taken. The Ball Brothers’ Christian music is a balance between the old and the new. Please join us on September 7th at New Promise Church, 8671 Euclid-Chardon Road. For additional information, email the Church (www.info@newpromisechurch.us) or call 440/256-3705.”

INFO 9:00 AM, New Promise Church, 8671 Euclid-Chardon Road, Kirtland, OH 44094


St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church, located at 4600 Fulton Drive in the Belden Village area, will participate in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America's Day of Service Sunday, September 7, following morning worship at 9:30 a.m.
Those wishing to serve the community are invited to join the St. Stephen congregation following an outdoor (weather permitting) worship service, September 7. This year a majority of the service projects are military-based. St. Stephen plans to create cards for the military, prepare and send bags, make lap quilts for Veterans, and help military families. Other service projects will include visiting the church's homebound members, helping members with yard work, buying a stranger lunch, paying for someone to do laundry at local Laundromats, tying fleece scarves for local shelters, and collecting and sorting donations for several local organizations, such as Lutheran World Relief and The American Red Cross.
Those who cannot participate in the Day of Service are encouraged to donate to the cause. Personal care items needed include: light weight bath-sized towel (20x40 or 52x27), two bath-size bars (4 to 5 oz.) of soap, washcloths, toothbrushes, toothpaste, gum, mints, shampoo, deodorant, shaving cream, shavers, comb/brush, metal nail clippers. School supply items include: 70 sheet notebooks (college or wide ruled), 30 centimeter ruler, pencil sharper, blunt scissors, unsharpened #2 pencils with erasers, 16 or 24 box of crayons, and a 2.5" eraser. Donations may be dropped off at St. Stephen between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For more information about St. Stephen's ELCA Day of Service, please call the church office at 330.492.4591 to speak with Pastor Kimberly Vaughn.

Located at the corner of Fulton Drive and Dressler Road near Belden Village in Jackson Township, St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church is the fastest growing congregation in the Northeastern Ohio Synod of the ELCA.  The congregation of St. Stephen Martyr focuses on bringing the good news and hope of Jesus Christ to those who hunger for His love.  The purpose and mission of the church is to help people experience God's love so lives are changed forever.  All are invited to come worship at St. Stephen Martyr at any of the three Sunday services offered: The Heritage, a traditional service at 8 a.m.; The Gathering, a contemporary service at 9:15 a.m.; and The Celebration, a family service at 10:30 a.m.  The senior pastor of St. Stephen Martyr is the Rev. Dr. Bruce R. Roth.  For more information about St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church, please visit the church's Web site at www.wherelovelives.org<http://www.wherelovelives.org>.

INFO 9:30 am, St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church, 4600 Fulton Drive, NW, Canton, OH 44718

The Ugandan Orphans Choir Performance

Let me tell you a story....

   There once were 10 children who were chosen to embark on a journey to epic proportions to bring african song and dance to the people of america. Equiped with nothing more than songs in their hearts and dance moves in their heads, they traveled across vast seas and mountain tops to arrive at our shores. Their purpose? To change children's lives. They want to share with you the hope and love they found through child sponsorship and invite you to start your own journey together with a child.

Don't Miss your chance to take a musical Journey through africa with the ugandan orphans choir while they are touring the Medina,OH area.Ugandan children are known for their musical talents and their outstanding ability to perform.

The Children in the Ugandan orphans choir dance in their colorful,traditional costumes accompanied by authentic african instrument. They sing african songs in their native language, which is Luganda. These children are orphans who lives in one of our children's village on the ssese islands located on Uganda's Lake victoria. You will not only enjoy this muscial treat, but also be truly blessed by these talented children.

When you arrive at Medina community church Many out in the community think that the church is the blue house out front. It's not until you turn up the drive that you see the church at the top of the hill. So when you see the church sign out front, turn into the entrance and drive up the hill. On the horizon, you'll see the church campus.

There is plenty of parking out front and around the entire facility. you'll discover a very comfortable, relaxed setting which provides a great place for worship, church potlucks and various youth functions. Be sure to stop by for coffee before entering the worship center. Pick up a bulletin from one of our ushers and you're good to go.

This is a free event and open to the public!



INFO 11:00 am, Medina Community Church, 416 S Broadway St , Medina, OH 44256

Family Matters Parenting Conference

As a pilot for American Airlines, Steve  Scheibner was very close to the events of September 11th, 2001. Originally scheduled to be the First Officer on Flight 11, the first plane to hit the World Trade Center, Steve knows first hand what it means to have someone die in his place, not once, but twice. He will be sharing his message entitled “Are You a Someday Saint or a Borrowed Time Believer?" during morning service at 10AM.  

Steve is now President of Characterhealth Corporation and from 4-7:30 Sept. 7th he and his wife will be hosting a parenting conference entitled "Parenting Matters; The Nine Practices of The Proactive Parent" at the church.

Arlington Memorial requests that you register your children if you plan on bringing them to the Parenting Conference in the afternoon.  You can do this by clicking this link:

INFO 4:00 pm, 2330 East Market Street,

Ugandan Kids Choir Evening Performance

The Ugandan Kids Choir  (formerly Ugandan Orphans Choir)  is coming to New Life Christian Fellowship in Medina, Ohio at 580 North State Road on September 7th at 7pm. This is a free event. No tickets are required. Everyone is welcome!

The children in the Ugandan Kids Choir are known for their musical talents and their joyful performances. They sing traditional African songs, play authentic African instruments, and dance in their colorful African attire.

The Choir is a ministry of Childcare Worldwide, which has been devoted to empowering children in the developing world since 1981. Childcare Worldwide serves children in nine developing countries by taking care of their physical, spiritual, and educational needs.

By coming to this event, you will enjoy traditional African song and dance, as well as help support children in need all around the world. Be sure to bring your family and friends!

<a href="
http://newlifemedina.org/ugandan-kids-choir/" target="_blank">More information!</a>

INFO 7:00 pm, New Life Christian Fellowship,580 N State Rd, Medina, OH 44256


Hillcrest Community Church, located at 5631 Ridgebury Blvd. Highland Ht. Ohio, will begin a new 13 week session of GriefShare on Monday, September 8, at 1:00pm. This workshop is a nondenominational program designed for people who have lost a spouse, child, family member or friend. This can be a confusing time when you feel isolated and have questions about things you’ve never faced. GriefShare groups meet weekly for 13 weeks to help people explore these challenges and move toward rebuilding their lives.
GriefShare meetings include a video seminar and group discussion. A GriefShare workbook assists you with note-taking and journaling. The videos feature experts on grief recovery and real-life stories of people who have experienced losses like yours. After the video, there’s discussion time to help process what you’ve heard.
Everyone is welcome .
"God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble" (Psalm 46:1).
Please call the (216)759-0968 or send an e-mail to Charleen at (
hillcrestcommunitygriefgroup@gmail.com) for additional information or for registration

INFO 1:00 PM, Hillcrest Community Church, 5631 Ridgebury Blvd, Highland Hts.OH 44124


Grief support group
Help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend

Participants may begin anytime during the 14-week period.


INFO 6:45 pm to 8:30 pm, The Chapel Green Campus, 1800 Raber Rd. , Green, OH 44685

Cry Out America Prayer Rally

The Cry Out America Prayer Rally is a grass roots prayer gathering which is an initiative of Awakening America Alliance. We are in a state of spiritual emergency. We have only one remedy-Jesus Christ! We are asking you to stand with us in repentance and prayer for God to restore our land. On Thursday, September 11, 2014 believers once again will gather in all fifty states including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. This will be a time to reflect on the greatness of our nation, recognize our shortcomings, and pray for a spiritual awakening. We are asking you to meet us at the County Courthouse, 1 Lakeside Avenue, Downtown Cleveland at 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. for a prayer rally. If you are concerned about the issues we face, join us in seeking God's help for the soul of our nation. All are invited.

INFO 12:00 Noon, Downtown Cleveland County Courthouse, 1 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

Christ the King MOPs

Our group is open to any mom with children from birth through kindergarten. The first meeting is free, and we meet from September through May on the second Friday of each month. Meetings include breakfast, fellowship, speakers and discussion, and crafts. Child care is available.

INFO 9:00 AM, 30635 Lorain Rd, North Olmsted, 44070


Gathered is a free community worship event featuring several churches from Northeast Ohio. This year, we have added worship through movement with FREE flag ministry as well as the SPAN Ministries hop-hop/modern dance team. Come, sing, lift your hands, sit in solitude, write to the Lord... This night is set aside for us to honor the Lord together!

INFO 7:00 pm, 361 Northeast Ave., Tallmadge, OH 44278

"Reclaiming Our Health" Festival

Family Health & Wellness Festival
Free Health Screenings by the Cleveland Clinic;
Interactive safety and health workshops for teens, men and women;
Cooking demonstration;
ID Safety Kits for children;
Youth Competition;
Tai Chi, Zumba and Yoga;
Children's Village;
Local Farmer Market Vendors;
Wellness Vendors;
Door Prizes and Giveaways;

INFO 10:00 AM, Antioch Baptist Church, 8869 Cedar Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

Hartville Heritage Day & Car Show

Visit Historic Downtown Hartville to celebrate milestone years for downtown businesses, explore Hartville history and folklore, and get your gearhead on. Hartville Heritage Day and Car Show will be held Saturday, September 13th from 10am to 3pm. The day will include a car show, live music and karaoke, wagon history tours, behind the scenes tours of the 105 year old Hartville Elevator, Hartville Lions Club chicken BBQ, sweet treats and lunch stands, kids’ activities, vintage/antique vendors, Hartville’s Best Pie Contest with all proceeds going to Lake FISH food pantry, and more.

For additional activities and registration forms visit www.discoverhartville.com/secondsaturday.

INFO 10:00 AM, 105 S Prospect Ave, Hartville, OH 44632

SERVE 2014

Serve!  One day to change an orphan’s life.  Join us September 13th at 11 am for our 3rd annual volleyball & corn hole tournament.  This event is free to attend and open to the public
Live music| Food | Various children's activities| Silent Auction
All proceeds go to fund local adoptions!  

INFO 11:00 am, 7062 Sterns Road, Olmsted Falls, OH 44138

Movies with a Message - Home Run

Home Run, a PG-13 2013 sports drama film, focuses on a baseball player who must come to terms with his addiction problems. The movie and snacks and drinks are free.

INFO 6:00 PM, Community of Believers Christian Church, 2543 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221

Moms in Prayer Rally and Brunch

Gathering moms and all women to pray for our children and their schools, Moms in Prayer is an Interdenominational Christ centered ministry.  We will introduce the ministry, pray, and share brunch and fellowship until noon.  Please bring a friend, and a small dish to share if you like.  Childcare is NOT available.  

INFO 8:45 AM, Willo Hill Baptist Church. 4200 State Rt 306 (next to Lakeland College) Willoughby, OH 44094

Ugandan Orphan's Choir

Parma Heights Baptist Church is hosting the Ugandan Orphan’s Choir at all three worship services on Sunday, September 21, at 8:15am, 9:30am and 11:00am. These wonderful children will present energizing, Christ-centered music as they share the plight of kids living in poverty all around the globe. The church is located at 8971 West Ridgewood Drive in Parma Heights. For more information call the church office at (440) 886-6100.

INFO 8:15am, 9:30am and 11:00am, Parma Heights Baptist Church, 8971 West Ridgewood Dr, Parma Hts OH 44130


NEOCycle, an urban cycling festival consisting of competitive races and unique rides connected by live entertainment and an interactive, action-filled festival at Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park on the shores of Lake Erie. The Hub at Edgewater Park will be packed with fun featuring live music; cycling and outdoor lifestyle venders, exhibits and activities; many of Cleveland’s famous food trucks and a beer garden featuring various beer options. Admission for The Hub at Edgewater Park is free. For more information visit www.neocycle.org

INFO 9:00 pm, Edgewater Park, Cleveland, OH 44102

St. Luke's Animal Blessing Event

Bring your leashed or caged furry, feathered or finned family member for a day of fun and to receive a special blessing for you and your pet! The event features various pet vendors, and rescues offering  products and services for your pets!  

There will be FREE inflatable rides, DJ, activities, Free pet nail trimming and ear washes, Low Cost microchipping plus other activities.

For those who are suffering from the grief of the loss of a pet there is a place in the sactuary where you can find support and prayer to help you through your grief.

At 4:30 a special service will be held celebrating St. Francis and gifts of the animals.

INFO 11:00 am, 3810 Ridgewood Road, Copley, OH 44321

Love INC of Cuyahoga County Fund Raiser

You are cordially invited to attend a
COMPLIMENTARY Fund Raising Banquet for Love INC of Cuyahoga County.   Our Gest Speaker is Rev. Rich  Trickel CEO of The City Mission
RSVP 216-459-0302 by September 20
See you there

INFO 6:00 PM, Church on the Rise, 3550 Crocker Road, Westlake, OH

2014 Family Strong Series: Revolutionary Parenting with George Barna

Join the families and friends of Westside Christian Academy for the 2014 Family Strong Series: Revolutionary Parenting, a special evening with speaker George Barna, author of Revolutionary Parenting: Raising Your Kids to Become Spiritual Champions. Get insights you can use from the author who examined the lives of thriving adult Christians and discovered the essential steps their parents took to shape their spiritual lives in childhood for his book. He also learned surprising truths about which popular parenting tactics just aren’t working.

Door prizes, a book signing by George Barna, and a freewill collection will be taken as part of the evening.

Pre-registration is requested since seats are limited. Plus you will be invited to a special pre-event reception and receive early seating. To pre-register and for all event information, please visit:

INFO 7:00 pm, Performing Arts Center of Westlake High School, 27830 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake, OH 44145


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