LEWISTON – The urban youth outreach, The Jesus Party, is announcing its fall schedule of events and theme, “Big things Happen in This Little House.”

The ministry will observe October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Volunteers will distribute purple ribbons during their weekly home visitations with area children and their families.

Area pastors will be honored for their pastoral support to the inner-city outreach in recognition of the Pastors’ Appreciation Month. The following will be honored: the Rev. James Reynolds, Deliverance Center of Portland; the Rev. Richard Bolduc, Extended Hand Ministries; Capt. John Bennett, Salvation Army; the Rev. Randy Kelloway, Community Free Baptist Church; the Rev. Jerry Begin, Spirit of Fire Ministries; the Rev. Donald Cougle, Assembly of God; and the Rev. Clayton Alward, North Monmouth Pentecostal Church.

Doug Taylor will begin the 10th year of after-school neighborhood evangelism by passing out snacks from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday along the walking route of Longley Elementary, Birch Street.

Children are invited to participate in the weekly chapel services every Friday beginning at 6 p.m., featuring praise and worship, inspirational message, prizes and snacks.

The Healthier You, health and hygiene class will be offered to inner-city youth from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturdays throughout October.

The 10th annual Holy Ghost Candy Buffet and Open House, featuring 50 pans of candy, will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. It is not a party, but a walk-through event.

Parental accompaniment is encouraged.

All events listed take place at the Jesus Party Headquarters, 291 Bates St. For more information, phone 786-5568.

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