WEST MEAD TOWNSHIP — Bethany Christian Services of Western Pennsylvania hosts this year’s Empowered To Connect Conference Simulcast.
The simulcast is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at New Beginnings Church of God, 13226 Leslie Road.
Experience practical teaching in a safe and supportive community as everyone works to equip families, churches and professionals to better serve children impacted by adoption and foster care. This features methods developed by Karyn Purvis and David Cross from the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU to help bring attachment and connection in families.
Registration is limited to the first 100 participants.
• To register: Visit goo.gl/forms/mZJGHqojMZgQ9nCC2.
SADSBURY TOWNSHIP — “Under God’s Sea in 3D” will be presented in the morning worship service of High Street Community Church at 10 Sunday.
The musical will be presented by King’s Kids, children in kindergarten through sixth grade. King’s Kids is part of the drama ministry troupe, King’s Company Theater of HSCC.
The story of the musical follows the adventures of the top five students in the Alleluia Aquatic Academy as they dive into God’s sea in a submarine. The students learn to look deeper into the sea and into God’s word in their exploration. Featured during the song "Joyful Noise" is a 3D animated video highlighting God’s amazing creation.
An encore performance is at 5 p.m. May 6 for the annual teacher’s appreciation service. Each child has invited his/her favorite teacher to honor them through this performance. All school personnel are invited to join in this evening’s program. A reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.
Both presentations are open to the public free of charge.
The church is located at 9517 Route 322, two miles west of Conneaut Lake.
SHEAKLEYVILLE — Sunday is Friends Day at Sheakleyville Nazarene Church, 3285 Perry Highway, and The Devine Inspirations will be at the church at 10:30 a.m. giving their new musical titled "At the Cross."
The "At the Cross" musical takes the audience from creation through the resurrection using hymns, contemporary music and Bible scriptures.
All are welcome to join them.
A gathering to mark the National Day of Prayer is from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in Diamond Park, Meadville.
The event is free and open to the public. All are welcome.
In case of inclement weather, participants should meet at the Stone United Methodist Church, 956 S. Main St.