The annual Creative Christian Ministries will be holding its 20th annual arts conference May 2-3 at the Grove City Church of the Nazarene, 4770 Hoover Road.

The annual Creative Christian Ministries will be holding its 20th annual arts conference May 2-3 at the Grove City Church of the Nazarene, 4770 Hoover Road.

"There will be professional instructors, performers and supply dealers under one roof for two days doing lectures and shows," according to the announcement from Paul Ricksecker of Findlay, president of the organization. "The goal is to assist persons in the arts or wannabes use tools such as clowning, ventriloquism, balloons, sleight-of-hand, illusions, juggling, puppets, storytelling, etc., as Jesus used the Parables: to get attention and drive home the message."

This year's version of the annual event will feature 11 professional workshop leaders and nine dealer-suppliers.

The conference is open to all. A free gospel performer stage show is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, May 2.

For more information, contact registrar Jeff Eno at (740) 366-1427 or Ricksecker at (419) 422-4137.

Creative Christian Ministries is a branch of the International Fellowship of Christian Magicians.