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Our Lady of Victory

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

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

Knights of Columbus meet the first Monday of the month.

Somethings and Young Adult Group. Meets every other Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. with babysitting provided. For more information, call Steve at 330-554-6770.

AA -- Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in Room 100.

Adult Studies -- Catholicism series offered Mondays during Lent at 7 p.m. in Room 101.

Confessions -- Saturdays from 9 to 9:30 a.m.

Visit the church Facebook page at Our Lady of Victory Church

The parish calendar is available on line at http://ourladyofvictorytallmadge.parishesonline.com.

Visit the OLV website for all the news at www.ourladyofvictorytallmadge.parishonline.com.

Call 330-633-3637 for more information.

St. Mark Lutheran

This week

• May 11 -- Mother's Day. Blessings for all mothers, everywhere. Worship with Communion at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages at 9:15 a.m.; Fellowship with coffee and doughnuts after services.

• May 12 -- St. Bernard Lunch program, 1 p.m.; Knitting/Crocheting for Charity, 7 p.m., The Danbury, Third Floor, 1695 Queens Gate Circle, Cuyahoga Falls. Call Diane for information at 330-686-1086.

• May 13 -- Help with Assembly of packets at Northeast Ohio Synod Office, 1890 Bailey Road, Cuyahoga Falls; Out To Lunch Bunch, 1 p.m., On Tap, 4396 Kent Road, Stow. Call Martha t 330-644-7369 to make reservations; Angels in the Kitchen, 6 p.m.

• May 14 -- Choir practice, 7:30 p.m.

• May 15 -- Synod Assembly from 5 to 9 p.m. at J.S. Knight Center, Akron; Service Committee, 7 p.m.

• May 16 -- Synod Assembly continues at J. S. Knight Center, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

• May 17 -- Synod Assembly meets from 8 a.m. to noon at J. S. Knight Center; Armed Forces Day.

For further information, call 330-633-3718 or visit us on Facebook/St. Mark or www.stmark-lutheran.org.

St. Mark Lutheran Church is located at 158 North Ave. For more information, call 330-633-3718, visit www.stmark-lutheran.org or find the church on Facebook.

First Congregational

First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, a Stephen Ministry church, offers two worship services Sunday mornings at 8:30 and 10 a.m.: Also offered Sundays are a 9 a.m. Sunday School and child care, a 10 a.m. childcare, a 10 a.m. children's and youth choirs, and 10:30 a.m. children's worship.

The Elder's Fellowship Group of First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, UCC is sponsoring an 11 day "Art of the Soul and Spirit" art exhibit through May 21. The exhibit will feature art work from church members ages 55 years and older and include acrylic, pottery, jewelry, ceramics, quilts, woodworking, painting (water color, oils). On May 14, the art show will feature:

• 4:30 p.m. -- A pottery demonstration with artist Bob Yost

• 5:45 p.m. -- An acrylic painting demonstration by artist John Kinzel

• 7 p.m. -- A poetry reading and musical presentation by "Elder's Writes" and the musical group, "The Golden Tones."

Light refreshments will be served during the afternoon and evening events.

The exhibit is open daily during office hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to noon; and Sunday, immediately following the 10 a.m. service of worship until 1 p.m.

Vacation Bible School: Under Construction -- June 22 through 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. Children ages 4 through fifth grade are invited to join "Construction Zone" at First Congregational Church in Tallmadge for a week of crafts, snacks, song, stories and games. These activities are designed to build Christian values and a relationship with God while having fun. Contact the office for a form that may be emailed or mailed, by calling 330-633-4931 or wbrownfcc@sbcglobal.net.

Boy Scout Troop 361 Rummage Sale -- The boys of Troop 361 are hosting a "huge" rummage sale at First Congregational Church May 30 and 31. Those with any "treasure" items they would like to donate are asked to contact the church. The sale will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. both Friday and Saturday. All proceeds will support the supplies, activities and camp for Troop 361.

Warriors' Journey Home Ministry -- Listen, Speak, Heal is scheduled May 11 and 25 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 warriorsjourneyhome.org.

First Congregational Church of Tallmadge is located at 85 Heritage Drive. For more information, call 330-633 4931 or visit tallmadgefcc@sbcglobal.net or the church Facebook page at First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, UCC to view current activities.

Queen of Heaven

Marian May devotions of praying the rosary will take place at 7 p.m. each evening as follows: May 13 at the Chapel in the Woods; May 20 in front of the Church; May 30 at the Marian Shrine near the Perpetual Eucharistic Chapel.

An outdoor symbolic May crowning of Mary, Mother of Jesus, as Queen of Heaven will take place at the beginning of the 11 a.m. Mass May 4, or indoors if weather is inclement. There will also be a May crowning of Mary and praying of the rosary outdoors at 2:30 p.m., weather permitting, along with exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and benediction.

An outdoor Memorial Day Mass on May 26 will be celebrated at 8:30 a.m. in the pavilion, weather permitting. The service is in tribute to fallen servicemen and women and all deceased. A donut social will follow.

FUNFest 2014 has been scheduled for July 31; Aug. 1, 2 and 3 from 6 to 10 p.m. each evening. Rides, midway games, a KIDSCorner, Magical-Train rides except Friday, games of chance, live bands and good food will be featured. The grand prize winner of the car raffle will take home a loaded 2014 Chevy Equinox courtesy of the VanDevere Bunch; two second prizes of $500; and 10 third prizes of $100. All will be announced Sunday evening; winner need not be present. For raffle tickets ($20 each or six tickets for $100) or more information, call 330-896-2345 or see FUNFest at www.queenofheavenparish.org.

For further information, call 330-896-2345. Queen of Heaven Church is located at 1800 Steese Road in Green.

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