Faith & Religion


First Congregational

All are welcome to join Sunday activities at First Congregational Church of Tallmadge.

Sunday programing -- 8:30 a.m. worship; 9 a.m. Sunday School and child care; and 10 a.m. worship and children's and youth choirs; and 10:30 a.m. children's worship. Nursery care is available for children under the age of 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. Contact the office for more information at

Warriors' Journey Home Ministry -- Listen, Speak, Heal will meet Jan. 5 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Veterans and individuals of strong heart who would like to experience the healing circle for veterans are invited to attend. For future meeting times, visit the website

First Congregational Church of Tallmadge is located at 85 Heritage Drive. For more information, call 330-633 4931 or visit

Our Lady of Victory

Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church is located at 73 North Ave.

Confessions -- Every Saturday from 9 to 9:30 a.m. in the church, or by appointment.

Mass schedule -- Dec. 31, Holy Day of Obligation, Mary, Mother of God, 5 p.m.; Jan. 1, 10 a.m.

Religious Education Registration questions? Call the PSR office at 330-633-3672.

Choir -- 9 a.m. Mass choir practice every Monday in church at 8 p.m.; 5 p.m. Mass choir practice every Tuesday in church at 7 p.m. Anyone can join.

Mother's Club meets Dec. 31 at 9:30 a.m. (every other Tuesday) in Room 100.

20 Somethings Young Adult Group -- For single or married individuals with or without children in their 20s and early 30s. The group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every other Thursday. Babysitting provided. For more information, call Steve at 330-554-6770.

College/military care packages -- Dec. 30, for any college student/military personnel in the parish. Donations of travel size toiletries, tissues, gum, hard candy, book markers, puzzles and socks are welcome. Email Ellen at or call 330-633-3637.

AA Meetings -- Wednesdays, 10 a.m., Room 100.

Daily weekday Mass -- 9 a.m., except Thursdays.

Sacrament of Confession -- 9 a.m. every Saturday.

The parish calendar is available on line at

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Call 330-633-3672 for more information.

Queen of Heaven

Mass schedule: Saturday Vigil Mass 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 8:15 and 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. (Life Teen); weekday Masses remain at 8:30 a.m. with the rosary prayed 20 minutes prior to the Mass, and a 9:30 a.m. Mass celebrated on Tuesdays at Greenview Inn. Additional weekday Masses: 6:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday and 12:10 p.m. Friday. Saturdays after the 8:30 a.m. Mass, there also is Exposition and Benediction from 9 to 9:30 a.m.

Advent Masses will be 8:30 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays with an additional Mass at 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, Dec. 2 through 23. Individual confessions will be Mondays through Fridays, 5 to 5:30 p.m., Fridays, 9 to 10 a.m. and Saturdays, 3:15 and 4:15 p.m.; New Year's Masses will be celebrated at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 at 9 and 11 a.m.

"Journey to Peace Bereavement Support," a ministry of information, consolation, spiritual and emotional support at Queen of Heaven Catholic Church, will offer a free six-week series. For those of any faith having experienced the death of a loved one, the series will be held on six Mondays, beginning Jan. 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the church. The ministry members will strive to provide Christian support and guidance for daily living for anyone suffering grief, whether recent or lingering from the past. For more information or to register, call Sue Lyons at 330-499-3937.

Queen of Heaven Church is located at 1800 Steese Road in Green.

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