Andover United Methodist Church invites all to worship together at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday through Sept. 2 at the drive-in outdoor service, a casual interdenominational worship service.
The outdoor service is held at a site provided by Wildwood Acres Campgrounds, located at the intersection of Route 7 and Marvin Road, approximately two miles south of Andover, Ohio.
Special musical services will be provided Aug. 19 by Golden State Singers.
LINESVILLE — Linesville United Methodist Church, 334 W. Erie St., hosts a number of summer Sunday evening worship services starting at 7.
The relaxed, informal services feature a different speaker each week. The schedule is:
• Aug. 19, the Rev. Jeff Little of Saegertown UMC brings a message using his artistic talents
• Aug. 26, a picnic is planned for the final evening of the season. All are welcome.
NEW LEBANON, Mercer County — Campfire Church is held on Sundays at 7 p.m. through Labor Day weekend on the front lawn of New Lebanon Community Church, 4166 Mercer St.
This is a casual, non-denominational church service outdoors gathered around a campfire. Those who attend will worship with hymns and contemporary music, pray, praise and grow in relationship with God.
Campfire Church is brought by the Devine Inspirations. Services are held rain or shine. If raining, they will be held under a pavilion or indoors.
• More information: Contact the Rev. Adam Devine at (724) 376-7362 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
VERNON TOWNSHIP — The Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship welcomes everyone to this month's dinner meeting Thursday at Perkins restaurant on Conneaut Lake Road. Dinner is at 6 p.m. followed by the meeting at 7.
The guest speakers this month are Rev. Wilson and Nancy Kamau. The Kamaus have been ministering in Africa since 1989. They have visited the U.S. several times and spoke at Full Gospel twice.
In 1998 God spoke to Wilson to open an orphanage for children left alone due to HIV and AIDS affecting their parents. The same year, tribal clashes arose and the area was destroyed, but Wilson's family and church were not affected. In 2008, violence again broke out. This time their home, church and orphanage were destroyed, but God protected the Kamaus and the children.
Wilson and Nancy have planted and oversee many churches, even in the most neglected parts of East Africa. The Lord has provided the land and home where the orphanage now stands. They quote Psalm 11 8:23, "The Lord has done this, and it is marvelous in our eyes." The hope of the Kamaus would be for a school and medical center for the children, if it is God's will.
The Meadville Full Gospel chapter has been supporting the orphanage each month for a couple of years thanks to the support of members and guests at the meetings.
Special music will be provided by the Kamaus.
CAMBRIDGE SPRINGS — WWE legend and Hall of Famer “The Million Dollar Man” Ted DiBiase will be the special guest speaker for the Men of Grace Allegheny Region’s 2018 Men’s Revival on Sept. 22 at Cambridge Springs Junior-Senior High School.
Other speakers include:
• Pastor Joe Samalenge from the Venango and Cambridge United Methodist churches. Officials said Samalenge is originally from Africa and has a unique perspective to share
• Tim Lee, a Vietnam veteran who stepped on a land mine and lost both legs. He will share his story and how God can use tragedy to fulfill His purpose
• Sharon’s Chris Benson, a former amateur mixed martial artist who got in trouble with the law and was brought to Christ through that experience
• Wayne Morgret, the northeast Ohio area director for the Coalition for Men’s Discipleship from the Man in the Mirror national organization
The revival is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $20 per person.
• More information: Visit mogar-revival.org or call (814) 282-4191.