Brecksville United Church of Christ: 23 Public Square, Brecksville. 10 a.m. Feb. 23. Sixth annual Mardi Gras Service with traditional New Orleans-style music, colorful hats, beads and more. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Chapel in Marlboro: 8700 State Route 619, Marlboro Township. 6 p.m. Sundays. Griefshare is a ministry to individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one, providing help in recovering from loss. Also, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step program. For more information, call 330-935-0132.
First Congregational United Church of Christ: 4022 State Route 44, Rootstown. 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday. Swiss steak buffet dinner. For more information, call 330-325-7429.
Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Church: 1866 Brown St., Akron. 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Bible study. Grow in faith from a Ukrainian Catholic perspective. For more information, go to http://www.hgucc.org.
Medina Presbyterian Church: 5020 Burgundy Bay Blvd., Medina. 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 22. “Bridges Out of Poverty” program on the causes and effects of institutional poverty. Presented by locally trained presenters from Community Action Wayne/Medina. Free. Registration is requested. Call 330-723-1000.
Mount Lebanon Baptist Church: 180 Edward Ave., Akron. Annual Friends and Family Day on Feb. 23. 9:30 a.m. Sunday school, 10:45 a.m. devotions, 11 a.m. service. The Rev. Robert J. Evans, pastor of Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, will speak. 330-376-6378.
Queen of Heaven Church: 1800 Steese Road, Green. Ash Wednesday services will take place at 8:30 a.m., 12:10 and 7 p.m. Feb. 26. 330-896-2345.
Real Hope Church: 7641 Wales Ave. NW, Jackson Township. 5-7 p.m. Friday. Swiss steak dinner. $8 adults, $4 ages 12 or younger. 330-499-6971.
Redeemer North Hill United Methodist Church: 265 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron. 11 a.m. Tuesdays. Christian Bible study open to anyone interested in learning more about a Christian lifestyle. Also, 11:30 a.m. Fridays, free lunch and clothing store.
St. John Christian Methodist Episcopal Church: 1233 S. Hawkins Ave., Akron. 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Bible study; 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays, soup kitchen; noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays, clothing closet open by appointment. 330-864-3060.
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church: 1034 Brown St., Akron. 4-6 p.m. Wednesday. Free community dinner.
St. Luke Lutheran Church: 2121 Sixth St., Cuyahoga Falls. Ash Wednesday service at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26. http://www.stlukes-cf.com/.
St. Mark Lutheran Church: 158 North Ave., Tallmadge. Ash Wednesday service at noon Feb. 26. http://www.stmark-lutheran.org/.
St. Sebastian Parish: 476 Mull Ave., Akron. 7 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Jacques Philippe, author of the bestselling books “Searching for and Maintaining Peace” and “Interior Freedom,” will speak.
Temple Baptist: 1212 Greensburg Road, Green. 5 p.m. Sunday. A showing of the film “Overcomer” in the Family Life Center. Free. 330-896-1969 or 330-644-3789.
TVF Church: The HUB Community Center, 3676 Community Lane, Copley. 1-3:30 p.m. Thursday. TVF Church Women’s Bible Review Fellowship. “You are invited to dinner with Jesus Christ.” Hear how a successful attorney with an imperfect life answers this invitation in “The Perfect Stranger.” Reservations dues by Wednesday. Call Suzanne at 330-322-7966.
Westminster Presbyterian Church: 1250 W. Exchange St., Akron. 5 p.m. Sunday. Free Third Sunday Dinner open to the Akron community. Also, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 22, Deacons and Discipleship hosts an all-church event, Carnival/Tango. Features food, fun, fellowship, feathers, masks, beads and music. 330-836-2226.
Fairlawn Lutheran Church: 3415 W. Market St., Fairlawn. 4 p.m. Feb. 23. Parish Arts Concert Series presents the Baldwin Wallace Men’s Chorus. Free. For more information, call 330-836-7286 or go to https://www.fairlawnlutheran.org/.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church: 50 N. Prospect St., Akron. 7 p.m. Feb. 25. Mardi Gras concert with the John Tate Trio. Free. For more information, call 330-376-5154 or go to http://www.artsholytrinity.org.
Mosaic Mission Movement: Northside Intermediate School, 701 Johnson Ave., Alliance. 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Prodigal Son will perform. For more information, email the Rev. James Gray at email@example.com.
St. Paul Catholic Church: 1580 Brown St., Akron. 3 p.m. Feb. 23. Ann Yu, violinist, and April Sun, accompanist, will perform in concert. Refreshments will follow in the Parish Activity Center.
Trinity United Church of Christ: 215 High St., Wadsworth. 4 p.m. Sunday. Matthew Wachtman will present an organ concert. Freewill offering. 330-334-2536 or http://ucctrinity.com.
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