CHURCH NEWS

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ST. JAMES TO

HOLD DINNER

On Sunday, Dec. 2, St. James Catholic Church in Waynesburg will hold a parish dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Salisbury steak or penne pasta will be served. The cost for adults will be $8 and $4 for children. Carry-out will be available.

JOINT HOLIDAY SERVICES ANNOUNCED

Beacon of Hope Community Church and Center Church of the Brethren will be celebrating the Advent season together this year. Join worship will take place on Dec. 2, 9, 16 and 24 in preparation for Christmas. Pastor Ralph Gibson will share the message at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2, at Center Church 2811 Ravenna Ave. NE.

CLOTHING

GIVE-AWAY SET

On Monday, Dec. 3, from 3-6 p.m. the Louisville Church of Christ will hold a clothing give-away. Call 330-875-1673 for more information.

MONTHLY

LUNCHEON SET

Canton Christian Women's Connection will hold its monthly luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 11:30 a.m. at The Fairways at Arrowhead, located at 1500 Rogwin Cir SW North Canton. This month's theme is "The Sounds of the Season" featuring The Hoover Hi Notes singing songs of the season!

Speaker Jennifer Ebaugh tells us how she is "Running to Win!" There will be free gifts at every table. Reservations may be made by calling Sherry at 330-837-6552 or by e-mailing debra_ely@hotmail.com by Dec. 9. The cost is $13 which includes lunch. Free childcare is available upon request.

MEN'S DECEMBER BREAKFAST WILL BE DEC. 15

The Men's Breakfast on Nov. 17, at Christ Memorial Church was attended by 15 men and planned by Bill Hartenstein. Jim Muckley gave table grace. The message was delivered by Pastor Duane Wilbur of Dundee, about "Each Christian Should Do His Part." The next meeting will be Dec. 15, 8 a.m. at Classic '57 in Minerva.

CHRISTMAS WIGS MEETING SET FOR

DEC. 17

The Workers in Gods Service group of Christ Memorial Church in Robertsville held their monthly get-together Monday, Nov. 19, in the downstairs social room beginning with a brown bag luncheon.

Becky Horvath offered table grace for the 11 women present. The tables were colorfully decorated for Thanksgiving. Hostesses were Jean Willis and Martha Haubert.

President Beverly Perry conducted necessary business and read the articles "Ten Commandments" and "You Are Special." The secretary and treasurer reports were read by Dorothy Yohe and Evelyn Pikulik and were approved after discussion.

Reports showed the township recent bake sales were a success. The food pantry, with needed space has been received many donations from the church members.

The new cook books have been completed and are for sale at $8 each. Thinking-of-you cards were signed for two group members.

A free-will offering was taken for December expenses.

Cash gifts will be a benefit to the Erik Loy family of East Canton as Erik is battling a liver disease and to Bendina Stanford, church secretary for her added assistance.

Program chairman Kate Clapper read articles and asked each member in turn to tell what they were thankful for. She closed with prayer.

The Dec. 17 Christmas meeting will be held at the church and will feature a covered dish lunch and a $5 gift exchange.

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