Christmas tree auction Nov. 18 n St. Joan of Arc Parish is planning a "Silent Christmas Tree Auction and Pasta Dinner" Nov. 18 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the church, 8894 Route 14. There will be 10 trees elaborately decorated by different church committees which will be auctioned off. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share. Those whose last initial begins with A-K are asked to bring an appetizer; those with last initials L-O are asked to bring a side dish; and those with a last initial of P-Z are asked to bring a dessert. Chapel offers adult Bible groups n There are three adult Bible fellowship groups offered at the Chapel at Tinkers Creek, which is located at 9709 Page Road. Studying God's Story is aimed at a variety of age groups, from those in their 20s on up. The group is led by Gary Pease, email@example.com, and Dave McVay, firstname.lastname@example.org. Seasons of Adult Life Transitions is geared toward young adults and newlyweds and is led by John and Megan Grimm, email@example.com. Both of those groups meet from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. each Sunday. Women's Ministry meets at two times each Monday at the church, 12:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. The Rev. Dave McClellan leads a Men's Ministry group which meets at Aurora's Starbucks each Monday at 4 p.m. Every fourth Saturday of the month, the group has breakfast at the church at 9:30 a.m. and talks about marriage, work and the meaning of success. Poinsettia memorials available n Know a friend, family member or community figure worthy of being remembered in a memorial? St. Joan of Arc is offering the opportunity to create a living memorial to someone this holiday season through the purchase of a poinsettia which will be placed with others in the sanctuary during the Christmas season. Call the church at 330-626-3424 for more information. Brown Bag Weekends under way n The month of November is "Brown Bag Weekend Month" for the Streetsboro Community Pantry, which is trying to fill as many baskets as possible to help provide a Thanksgiving dinner for Streetsboro families in need this fall. Faith Student Ministry meets Sundays n Faith Student Ministry, Faith Baptist Church of Streetsboro's youth group for seventh- through 12th-graders, meets Sunday evenings from 6 to 7:15 p.m. The group's meetings include singing, praying, Bible study and other fun activities. The group also organizes monthly outings just to have fun. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. n The Streetsboro Gateway News is interested in publicizing your church events. It's simple to have your church news put in the weekly Faith & Religion news. Even a copy of your church bulletin will give us ideas for informing the community about your events. Submit news by noon Friday so it can be considered for publication the following Wednesday. Our mailing address is 1619 Commerce Drive, Stow 44224-0549; our e-mail address is email@example.com; and our fax is 330-688-1588, Attn: The Streetsboro Gateway News.