A listing of events held by religious organizations around the Erie region.
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THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
'Waking Up White': 8:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Oct. 12, Wayside Presbyterian Church, 1208 Asbury Road. Church's Fall Convocation features lectures by Debby Irving at 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. titled "I'm a Good Person. Isn't That Enough?" Same lecture at 2:30 p.m. at the Jefferson Educational Society, 3207 State St. Registration required. Free; donations accepted for lunch at Wayside. 833-7653, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vendor and craft fair: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 12, Summit United Methodist Church, 1510 Townhall Road West. Soup and beverages also available for purchase. Free admission. 460-6955, email@example.com, https://go.evvnt.com/520030-0.
Ladies Fall Fest: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 12, Erie First Assembly, 8150 Oliver Road. Fellowship, shopping, refreshments, auction and create your own tea light mason jar. $5. 397-5621, firstname.lastname@example.org, https://go.evvnt.com/525214-0.
Spaghetti and meatball dinner: 4:30-6:30 p.m., Oct. 12, St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 1500 Freeport Road, North East. Benefit to help offset medical expenses for Teresa Burgess, who has been hospitalized since March because of a ruptured brain aneurysm. Takeout available. Cost is a donation. 725-1840, email@example.com.
Church anniversary celebration: 7:30 p.m., Oct. 12, and 11 a.m., Oct. 13, Immanuel Baptist Church, 901 W. 28th St. Celebration of church's 100th anniversary with special music, sharing of memories, guest speakers, former pastors and friends on Oct. 12 and special anniversary worship service on Oct. 13. firstname.lastname@example.org, https://go.evvnt.com/500938-0.
Roast beef dinner: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Oct. 13, St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 180 E. State Street, Albion. Restaurant-style meal. Takeout available. $10 for adults and takeout, $5 for children, free for younger than 6. 814-756-3623, email@example.com.
Rosary March: 2-3 p.m., Oct. 13, St. Peter Cathedral, 230 W. 10th St. Erie Diocesan Division of the World Apostolate of Fatima sponsors 25th annual Rosary March through a 10-block area of downtown Erie starting and ending at the cathedral. Rain or shine. Those unable to walk can pray the rosary in the cathedral. Homilist will be Monsignor Edward Lohse, vicar general for the Catholic Diocese of Erie. 868-1100.
Rummage sale: 6-8 p.m., Oct. 15, and 9-11 a.m., Oct. 16, Kingsley United Methodist Church, 913 Cranberry St. Oct. 16 is $2 bag day. 459-3205, firstname.lastname@example.org.
'We Are Church, We Are Called'- Bible Study: 7-8:30 p.m., Oct. 16, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1002 Powell Ave. 2020 marks 50 years of ordaining women to Word and Sacrament ministry in the ELCA and its predecessor bodies. Bible study includes examples of women’s leadership in the Word, centering around the themes of proclaiming, reforming and celebrating. 833-4062, email@example.com.
Spaghetti dinner: 4-6:30 p.m., Oct. 17, Weis Library United Methodist Church, 6020 Heidler Road, Fairview. Takeout available. $3-$6. 833-3225, http://weischurch.org.
Rummage sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 18, and 9 a.m.-noon, Oct. 19, Summit United Methodist Church, 1510 Townhall Road West. Oct. 19 is $1 bag day. 868-3505, firstname.lastname@example.org, https://go.evvnt.com/519782-0.
Worship: 11 a.m., Oct. 13, Redeemer Evangelical Presbyterian Church, meeting at the Hilton Garden Inn, 2225 Downs Drive. Sermon by the Rev. Douglas Kortyna: "The Rushing Wind of the Holy Spirit." 897-0817, www.rpcerie.org/home.html, email@example.com.
Worship: 11 a.m., Oct. 13, New Hope Presbyterian, 5440 Washington Ave. Sermon by the Rev. Charles McClung: "Made to Add and Appreciate." 864-1920, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harvest festival: noon-3 p.m., Oct. 19, SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, 25636 North Mosiertown Road, Edinboro. Ethnic food, free beer tastings, music, raffles, more. Preorder frozen foods: halupki $24 a dozen; halushki, pieroghi, $8 a dozen. 814-449-0541, email@example.com, https://go.evvnt.com/509773-0.
Chicken and biscuit dinner: 4-7 p.m., Oct. 19, Summit United Methodist Church, 1510 Townhall Road West. Won by One to Jamaica mission team event. Takeout available. $9 for adults, $6 for children under 10. 460-6955, firstname.lastname@example.org, https://go.evvnt.com/520028-0.
Harvest Home Supper: 5-7 p.m., Oct. 19, Franklin Center United Methodist Church, 7471 Old State Road, Edinboro. Takeout available. Also, pie auction. $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6-12, free for younger. Call 734-4691 for more info. 734-4691.
Gyro Day: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oct. 19, Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 4376 West Lake Road. Greek Orthodox Ladies Philoptochos Society event with lamb and chicken gyros. Takeout available. Send email for price. email@example.com.
Soup & Salad Luncheon: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Oct. 25, Park United Methodist Church, 30 N. Lake St., North East. 725-4105, firstname.lastname@example.org. Takeout available. $6. 725-4105 725-4105, email@example.com.
Fall bazaar and luncheon: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 26, St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2216 Peach St. Gridley Chapter No. 324, Order of the Eastern Star. Meal plus craft booth, auctions, used jewelry table, baked goods, games, more. Benefits charities. $6 includes admission and lunch. 864-7556, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ladies' Guild fall luncheon and auction: 2-5 p.m., Oct. 27, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, 1553 E. Grandview Blvd. With lunch, auctions, fashion show, gift card raffle, 50/50 drawing, and door prizes. $7. 825-3895, email@example.com.
Free Community Dinner: 4-6 p.m., Oct. 27, Park United Methodist Church, 30 N. Lake St., North East. Reservations preferred. Free. 725-4105, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christmas craft show and bake sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov. 2, Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, 4376 W. Lake Road. With crafts, Greek fries and dogs, homemade bean soup pitas, assorted Greek pastries. Free admission. email@example.com.
Erie Free Store: 4-7 p.m., Mondays, Elmwood Avenue Presbyterian Church, 2816 Elmwood Ave. Customers welcome up to two times a month to shop and take what they need. Donations of clothing, accessories, toys and household items accepted, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. or 4-7 p.m., Mondays. No furniture, large electronics, TVs or appliances. Free. 864-4809.
Free community breakfast: 8-10 a.m., second Sunday and last Saturday of each month in 2019, Park United Methodist Church, 30 N. Lake St., North East. Free. 725-4105.
Soup kitchen volunteers: 10:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m., third Wednesday of the month, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 643 W. 17th St. Volunteers needed to prepare and serve meals for Soup & Pasta Kitchen. 218-2627.