Lots of activities planned at Fresno Presbyterian Church

FRESNO -- The Fresno Presbyterian Church, 54169 White Eyes Township Road 172 or Main Street, Fresno, will be hosting outdoor worship services through Aug. 26 at 11 a.m.

The Royalaires from Circleville have been invited back to present a concert in southern gospel music at the Homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. A picnic lunch will follow.

According to the Rev. Peter Mathewson, pastor, a great summer of music and worship is planned. The services will take place inside in case of bad weather.

The public is invited to any and all of the services.

Church to have rummage sale

Christ United Methodist Church, 648 Oak St., Newcomerstown, will have its annual rummage sale on Thursday, Aug. 2 and Friday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Saturday will be a garbage bag sale, fill your bag for $5.

This year, they will also have a concession stand. They usually have many great items donated and our prices are very reasonable.

Church to have outdoor gathering

FRESNO -- Renner's St. Paul United Church of Christ will have an outdoor gathering on Aug. 4.

There will be games, fellowship, and food from 6 to 7 p.m.

The menu includes grilled hot dogs, coneys, sloppy joes, chips, cookies and a beverage.

At 7 p.m., relax and listen to guest musical performers. The performers include Chestnut Ridge Bluegrass Gospel Singers and saxophonist Kim Clark.

From Route 36, go 6-1/2 miles north on County Road 93.

From Baltic, take Route 93 south, turn left on County Road 88, then turn right on Renner Road.

Bring your lawn chairs or a blanket.

In case of rain, activities will be moved inside.

Church to have Vacation Bible School

STONE CREEK -- Grace Community Church in Stone Creek is sponsoring Vacation Bible School on Aug. 8, 9 and 10 for children ranging from 3 years old up to children entering the fifth grade.

The theme is "Putting on God's Armor: Are You Ready?"

Each session at the church begins at 5:30 p.m. with a free meal provided for all attendees, their families and Bible school workers.

Bible school then begins at 6 p.m. and runs until 8 p.m.

Call the church at 330-339-5007 or Denise Gilmore at 330-339-2314 to register or for more information.

Pine Ridge Boys in concert

STONE CREEK -- A Southern Gospel concert with the Pine Ridge Boys will be Friday, Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Grace Community Church.

The church is located at 229 W. Jefferson St. in Stone Creek. The concert is free but a love offering will be taken.

For information or directions to the church, call 330-339-5007.

Gospel sing set

WARSAW -- The Gospel Hill Singers will present a gospel sing on Saturday evening, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. at Gospel Hill Ministry, 27610 Township Road 45, Warsaw.

Bring a lawn chair for best seating. In case of inclement weather, the sing will be held inside.

For information, call 740-824-3300.