Mercer church heads park cleanup, garden project

​MERCER--A local church will sponsor a community cleanup event from 8:30 a.m. to noon today, May 4, at Brandy Springs Park, Shenango Street, Mercer.

Trinity Presbyterian Church is organizing the Mission: Possible event to help the community prepare the park for its spring and summer events. Tasks Saturday include tree work, mulching, weeding, removing sticks, and general yard cleanup. All ages and experience levels are welcome. The church will provide a light lunch following the work session.

Attendees should bring work gloves, a water bottle, and general tools.

The church also is planning for the second year as sponsor of the Mercer Community Garden, at Erie and East Market streets. The garden provides vegetables throughout the growing seasons for anyone in the community who would like to harvest them.

Anyone interested in a small leadership role or simply working on either project is invited to call the church at 724-662-2680 for information.

Singer Dan Schall to perform in Harrisville

HARRISVILLE – Music on Main Street and Harrisville United Methodist Church will present Dan Schall at 6 p.m. May 5. Admission is free, but a love offering will be received.

A reception will follow the concert.

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Night of Praise Sundayat Helping Hands Center

STONEBORO – Lakeview Area Helping Hands Center’s Night of Praise is set for 6:30 p.m. May 5 at Clarks Mills United Methodist Church, 3813 Hadley Road, Clarks Mills.

There will be a free-will offering.

Sharon church holding Spring High Tea

SHARON – St. Joseph’s Church, Sharon, will sponsor a Spring High Tea from 1 to 3 p.m. May 19 in the church social hall. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.

There will be appetizers, sweets and entertainment.

Consider hosting a table of eight or join another group. Cost is $25 and all proceeds go to St. Joseph Church. Tickets can be purchased by calling Mary Chris Rubano at 330-881-6590 or Ann U’Halie at 724-331-7161.

Gentlemen are welcome and ladies are encouraged to wear hats.

Mercer’s Trinity Church to install officers

MERCER – Officers elected April 28 will be ordained and installed at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 110 East Market St., during the 11 a.m. service on Sunday.

Elected to three-year terms as elders are Mark Arnold, Marcia Colson, Jen Connelly, Amy Neugebauer, and Dr. Scott Wise. Elected as Deacons are Karen Crooks, Dawn McCann, Cindy Rosser, Mary Ellen Ulmer, Brenda Watson, David Watson, and Hannah Wise.

Elected to one-year terms are Dr. David Courtney, Marlene Eshbaugh, and Dr. Wise, memorial committee; Meredith Allen and Nicole Mathieson, Sunday school superintendents; Carol Carlson, greeter coordinator; and Midge Ramsey, flower coordinator.

Dr. Catherine Craley, pastor, will install the officers.

Also, during the service the church’s worship band offer the premiere presentation of an anthem written by Tony Paglia, pianist for the group.

A free men’s breakfast for the community will be at 8:30 a.m. Sunday in the church social hall.

Adult-supervised child care is provided, and all areas of the church are accessible.

Information and transportation: 724-662-2680.

Grove City church to hold hand bell concert

GROVE CITY – Come out and enjoy a free spring hand bell concert at 3 p.m. May 5 at Tower Presbyterian Church, 248 S. Broad St., Grove City. Choirs participating include the Revelation Ringers (a group of local college students), the Celebration Community Ringers, the Glenn Memorial Ringers of Tower Presbyterian Church, and renowned hand bell soloist Sue Garton.