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LAWN FESTIVAL: Calla Community Church, 6482 W. Calla Road, Canfield, will host its lawn festival 5 p.m. July 9. A free-will donation will be accepted for all the food. Donations help Calla Church continue mission work in the community.

A patriotic handcrafted quilt will be raffled. The winner of the quilt doesn’t need to be present.

Pastor Rampage Stevens is the church pastor.

WELCOME PASTOR: Grace United Methodist Church, 1725 Drexel Ave. NW, Warren, will welcome Pastor Barry French and his wife, Sharon, at noon July 10. French was formally appointed as pastor in June and began serving Friday.

GOSPEL SINGERS: Gospel singer Kevin Spencer will be in concert at 6 p.m. July 10 at General Assembly Church of God, 2021 E. River Road, Newton Falls.

A love offering will be received.

BIBLE SCHOOLS: Local churches planning vacation Bible schools include:

• First Baptist Church, 2640 S. Canal St., Newton Falls — 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 10 to 15 for ages 4 to sixth grade. The theme is “Christmas in July.” Register at www.gbcnewtonfalls.com.

• Poland Presbyterian Church, 2 Poland Manor — 6 to 8:15 p.m. July 11 to 15 for ages 3 to sixth grade. Registration is online at www.polandpresbyterian.org or 330-757-1547.

• Chestnut Ridge Church of God in Christ, Hubbard — 6 to 8 p.m. July 11 to 15 for children through sixth grade. Call 330-534-0084.

• Pleasant Valley Church, Liberty — July 12 to 14 for Kidz Blitz Ministries for ages 7 and older. Register at PVChurch.net.

• First Baptist Church, Niles — 6:30 p.m. July 25 to 29. Call 330-652-4370 to register.

• Grand Valley Community Church — 6 to 8:15 p.m. July 25 to 29 for ages 4 to sixth grade. The theme is “Monumental: Celebrating God’s Greatness.”

• Niles First Christian Church, 33 N. Arlington Ave, Niles — 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 31 to Aug. 4. The theme is “Discovery on Adventure Island.” Call 330-652-5839.

PRAYING WITH COLOR: Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center will offer Praying with Color with Paulette Kirschensteiner 7 p.m. July 10 to noon July 14. All materials are supplied. Cost is $335.

Program information and registration are available at www.vmesc.org, or call 724-964-8886.

BIBLE STUDY: The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley is starting a Bible study on the Book of Revelation on July 13. CEO John Muckridge III will lead the study 6 p.m. Wednesdays.

For information, visit www.RescueMissionMV.org/valleybiblestudy.

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