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ASSUMPTION PILGRIMAGE: The 55th annual Assumption Pilgrimage will take place Aug. 13 to 15 at the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon, 2759 N. Lipkey Road, North Jackson. The event will include Mass, confessions, anointing of the sick, a candlelight procession, band concert and food. The event will be of significance because people have had to endure the coronavirus pandemic.

70TH ANNIVERSARY: Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church, 328 S. Forest St., Youngstown, will celebrate the church’s 70th anniversary at 4 p.m. Sunday. Speaker is the Rev. Mary Austin from Greater Mt. Calvary Church of Youngstown.

HOLY SENIOR GROUP: Because of the coronavirus situation, the Holy Family Seniors Group will not meet in August. The group’s leadership is hoping to resume meeting safely in September.

ST. PATRICK RAFFLE: Hubbard St. Patrick Church will hold a grand raffle of a 2020 Chevrolet Equinox or $20,000 with drawing set Aug. 9. Tickets are $25, which is half price.

For tickets, visit www.saintpatsfestival.com, stop by the parish office, 225 N. Main St., Hubbard, or call 330-534-1928.

BASEMENT OUTREACH: Since the coronavirus started, Basement Outreach Ministries in Warren has been helping provide food and other items to more than 500 families. Basement Outreach Ministries is designed to provide groceries or urgent supplies, delivery of meals, prayer for callers or someone the caller requests, and / or homeless assistance.

Call 234-806-4022 or email basement805terraalta@gmail.com.

Both monetary and food donations are needed. The Basement Outreach Ministries is a tax-exempt organization. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of IRS regulations.

ASSUMPTION CELEBRATION: Christ the Good Shepherd St. Lucy Church, 394 Tenney Ave., Campbell, will hold a traditional Assumption celebration 5 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Palermo Center, with Mass followed by a traditional procession through the streets and culminating with a reception at the center.

Admission is free, but reservations are needed. Call 330-755-6801 or 330-744-7422.

Vigil of the Assumption will be held 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the church grounds, where there will be the reciting of the Rosary at the St. Lucy Shrine.

NUN RUN FUNDRAISER: The Ursuline Sisters would have held the sixth annual Nun Run 5K and 1-mile walk fundraiser to support children served by the Ursuline Sisters. The Virtual Nun Run can be run (or walked) from any location at any time during the month of November. Participation in this event is a way to support the missions of the ministries, stay active and get the whole family involved in a healthy activity. Proceeds from the event will benefit the children served by the Ursuline Sisters HIV / AIDS Ministry and the Ursuline Preschool & Kindergarten. To be guaranteed a race T-shirt and finisher medal, registration must be received by Oct. 7. Also, back by popular demand is “Run for a Nun.” Participants can sign up to run in honor of an Ursuline Sister. Online registration and sponsorship opportunities are available on our race website at www.runsignup.com/nunrun. If you have any questions, please contact us at 330-793-0434 or at info@ursulinesistersaids.org.The Ursuline Sisters HIV / AIDS Ministry has been providing numerous services for 25 years.

SEND PRAYER REQUESTS: First Presbyterian Church of Warren encourages the public to send in prayer requests up to 9:30 a.m. Sunday to Pastor Betty at pastorwarrenfpc@gmail.com so the public may worship with church members Sunday at 10 a.m. Tune into radio station 1570 AM; or on the First Presbyterian Church of Warren’s Facebook page.

For more information, contact the church at fpcwarren@hotmail.com or by phone 330-393-1524.

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