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CELEBRATION: The members of the East Side Church of Christ will be honoring their minister, Elder Ronald P. Fowlis, who has retired. The church is hosting a public celebration dinner 5 p.m. May 18 at DiVieste Banquet Centre entitled “Celebrating a Legacy of Ministry.”

Fowlis and his wife, Coralee, have honored God, the church and the community for more than 60 years. The planning committee is seeking people who were baptized or married by Fowlis. Call Joy at 330-898-0954.

Reservations are $30 and can be made by contacting Marie at 330-395-3605 and, or Shirley at 330-978-1059 and Make checks and money orders payable to Darlene Trimble, Treasurer. Mail to East Side Church of Christ; P.O. Box 1613; Warren, 44482. Deadline is May 4.

PASSOVER: Temple El Emeth, Logan Way, Liberty will mark Passover.

Events are First Day Pesach / Shabbat services 9:30 a.m. today with Second Seder 6:15 p.m. and candlelighting / Havdalah 8:50 p.m.; Second Day Pesach services 9:30 a.m. Sunday with Mincha 5:45 p.m.; Chol Hamoed Intermediate Day Monday to Thursday all evenings with 5:45 p.m. services.; Sixth day 7:53 p.m. candelighting Thursday; Seventh Day Pesach services 9:30 a.m. Friday with services 5:45 p.m. and candlelighting 7:54 p.m.; Eighth Fay Pesach services 9:30 a.m. with Yizkor 11:15 a.m. and services 5:45 p.m. April 28; End of Passover Havdalah 8:55 p.m and Eat Chametz 9 p.m. April 28.

CHURCH ANNIVERSARY: New Creation Bible Fellowship, 2955 Caleb Drive NW, Warren, will celebrate the 19th church anniversary 5 p.m. April 28. Elder Ricardo McKissic of Detroit will be the speaker.

PASCHA SERVICES: St. John The Baptist Orthodox Church, 2220 Reeves Road, NE, Warrem, will hold Pascha services 4 p.m. Thursday. Royal Hour of Pascha 9 a.m. Friday, Evening Liturgy of St. Basil 1 p.m. April 28 and Pachal Matins and Pachal Vespers 11 a.m. April 29.

WOMEN’S WEEKEND: First Baptist Church of Braceville, 1300 Cedar St. SW, will present Kingdom Women Fellowship annual women’s weekend 11 a.m. April 27 and 28 at the church. The theme is “Kingdom Women: Accepting the Assignment.” Keynote speaker on April 27 is Queenie Lathan of Restored Hope Counseling Services. On April 28 presenters are Lady Toni Heller, Gloria Page and Gwen Shavers.

PAINT SESSION: Blessed Sacrament Parish, 3020 Reeves Road, NE, will host a paint and inspire session 3 to 6 p.m. Friday. Cost is $35 and includes materials. Register by Wednesday. Call 330-372-2215.

SCHMOOZING EVENT: Temple El Emeth in Liberty will hold Schmoozing with Shmulik 10:30 a.m. Monday with Sam Kooperman.