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Our Lady of Victory

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

Regular Weekend Mass Schedule: Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sunday, 9 and 10:45 a.m.

Regular Weekday Services: Mass: 9 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; no Mass Friday.

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

Knights of Columbus meet the first Monday of the month.

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

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

Parish School of Religion -- September through April. Every Sunday.

• Pre-School: Parish Center, 9:10 to 10:20 a.m.

• Kindergarten through eighth grade: Middle School 10:45 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.

• High school freshmen: Parish Center, first Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

• Sophomores: Parish Center, second Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

• Confirmation candidates: Parish Center, third Sunday 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

20-Somethings 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.

Troubled Marriage? Catholic Diocese presents Retrouvaille Weekend, Sept. 19 through 21. Registration is $150. Call Diane or Al Miskinis in complete confidence at 330-665-3506. Visit www.helpourmarriage.org, Fr. Dan Schlegel of Holy Angels Parish in Bainbridge is the spiritual director.

Christmas Bazaar, Nov. 8. Planning committee meeting now to join. For more information, call Mary Beth at 330-633-1928

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.

Tallmadge Alliance

Tallmadge Alliance Church will sponsor a free series of English as a Second Language classes on Monday nights starting Sept. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. Classes are for adults learning English as their second language. Beginner through advanced training is available. Register by calling the church or on any Monday night. Free childcare is provided for children up through age 12. For more information or to register, call Tallmadge Alliance Church at 330-633-6695.

Tallmadge Alliance Church is located at 1155 East Ave. For more information, call 330-633-6695.

Tallmadge United Methodist

Sunday Morning Worship Services: Contemporary service -- 8:45 a.m.; traditional service -- 10:45 a.m.

Rally Day has been scheduled for Sept. 7. This year's theme is "Bear Fruit." "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control." Galatians 5:22-23. Children's Choir rehearsals will resume as well as all Sunday school classes.

Junior High Youth Group kickoff meeting and picnic set for Sept. 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. Devotions, games, bonfire, planning events for the calendar and lots of fun on the agenda.

Senior High Youth Group kickoff meeting, picnic and swim party set for Sept. 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. Picnic, devotions, election of officers, swimming and games.

Wednesday Women's Study returns Sept. 17. Back by popular request: "Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World," an 11-week DVD-based study by Joanna Weaver to help women find what they were made for -- intimacy with God in the busyness of life. Wednesday mornings in the Pioneer Room, from 10 to 11 a.m.

Confirmation Class of 2015 -- All Students entering seventh- and eighth-grades are invited to join Confirmation classes beginning with an orientation for students and parents Sept. 28 at 10 a.m. Parents are asked to notify the Rev. Liming, Linda, or the church office at 330-633-3734 if their child will be part of the class.

Al Anon continues to meet at the church each Saturday morning at 10:30 a.m.

Dare to Share is a nutrition program sponsored by Tallmadge High School students, Rotary and Tallmadge United Methodist Church. Those who would like to contribute are asked to purchase small containers to go into backpacks: 100 percent juice boxes, beans and franks (pop-top), beef stew (pop-top), beef sticks, cereal bars, cereal bowls, fruit cups, pudding cups, jelly, shelf-stable milk, microwave popcorn, granola bars, oatmeal, peanut butter, pumpkin and sunflower seeds and tuna. Items made be brought to the Tallmadge UMC office.

Starting in September, watch for:

• Children's self defense classes with the Rev. Liming Saturdays at 10 a.m.

• Youth Groups and Kid's Club Sunday evenings

• Children's choirs singing on the second Sunday of the month

The Falling Leaves Craft Show is scheduled for Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church. The deadline to turn in fees and entry forms is Oct. 4.

Contact Donna Brown at 330 633-5706 to reserve a booth.

The church is located at 207 N. Munroe Road. For more information, call 330-633-3734.

Northwest Avenue

Northwest Avenue Church of Christ, 737 Northwest Ave., will sponsor a free estate planning seminar Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. at the church.

The seminar will offer tips on how to avoid the cost and inconvenience of probate; provide a choice of care for minor children; realize substantial time and tax savings; direct the distribution of property as the property owner sees fit; and how to have a living trust prepared at no cost.

The seminar will be conducted by Financial Planning Ministry of Irvine, Calif. Call the church office at 330-929-5776 to register before Sept. 21. Child care will not be provided. Any questions, call Don Gergely at 330-328-7902.

Tallmadge Nazarene Church

Weekly services -- Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m. Worship and Kids Church begins at 10:30 a.m. Bible study is offered weekly on Tuesday mornings at 9 a.m. for women; Tuesday evenings at 6:45 p.m. for young adults and families; and Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. general Bible study is offered.

Tallmadge Church of Nazarene will turn the church sanctuary into a movie theatre for a special free showing of the movie "God's Not Dead" Sept. 3 at 6:30 p.m. The movie tells the story of a college student who must stand up for his Christian faith which comes under attack from one of his professors. The community is invited to view the movie on a 7-foot by 10-foot screen with a state of the art projection and sound system. Families and youth groups are encouraged to attend. Free popcorn and drinks will be provided. For more information, visit the Church website at www.TallmadgeNazarene.org or call Pastor Charlie Bechtold at 330-696-4890.

Cut Ups Quilting Ministry -- Every Thursday afternoon the Cut Ups Quilting Ministry meets in the Fellowship Hall and make quilts that are distributed to military personnel stationed around the world. No previous experience is required and all materials and instruction provided.

Thursday Night Group Prayer -- Every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

Tallmadge Nazarene Church is located at 91 S. Munroe Road. Call 330-633-4122 for more information, or visit http://www.tallmadgenazarene.org/ or www.facebook.com/Tallmadgechurchofthenazarene.

Tallmadge Lutheran Church

Tallmadge Lutheran Church, 759 East Ave., will host a fall craft show Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vendors to display and sell their handmade craftwork are being sought. Booth space at 9-foot by 9-foot is available. For additional information or to secure a registration form, contact Lorna Henderson at 330-414-0208 or ni4design63@gmail.com, or download the registration form from Tallmadge Lutheran Church's website at www.tallmadgelutheranchurch.org -- find it under "What's New" on the home page.

St. Mark Lutheran

This week

• Aug. 31 -- Worship with Communion at 8:15 and 10:30 a.m.

• Sept. 1 -- Labor Day, church office is closed.

• Sept. 4 -- Property Committee, 7 p.m.

• Sept. 7 -- Annual Rally Day and Picnic. Features a single service at 10 a.m. and performance of "The Sunday School Teach of Oz" performed by the St. Mark Players followed by the Rally Day Picnic.

An evening of entertainment will be offered Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. This karaoke-type event is free and open to all. Whether a poet, singer, musician or storyteller, "Mic Night" offers an evening of fun for both watchers and performers. The St. Mark Youth Group will sell refreshments as part of their fundraising efforts.

In honor of the first day of Sunday School, Sept. 14, St. mark's is starting a new Children's Church during the sermon time for babies to children age 7. Traditionally, Confirmation classes also start this Sunday.

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.

First Congregational

First Congregational Church of Tallmadge, a Stephen Ministry church, offers one worship service in the summer at 9:30 a.m.

Worship and child care, 9:30 a.m.; children's worship, for ages 3 through second grade, 10 a.m.

Warriors' Journey Home Ministry -- Listen, Speak, Heal is scheduled Aug. 31 and Sept. 14 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.

Fall Spirit Kick-Off day has been scheduled for Sept. 7. A continental breakfast will be served at 9 a.m. In addition to breakfast, participants will experience fellowship and hear about educational opportunities for children and youth. Worship, children's choirs and children's worship will follow.

First Congregational Church is the host church for an Alzheimer's Support Group for caregivers and family members. Alzheimer's, dementia and delirium affect the entire family and this group support is intended to provide assistance in coping strategy and care. The group meets on the last Tuesday every month at 11 a.m. at the church. For more information, call 330-633-4931. The group facilitator is trained by the Alzheimer's Association.

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.

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