Church happenings

‘3-D Life’ focus of series

The Hooverson Heights Church of Christ will begin the “Just Walk Across the Room” series, focusing on living a “3-D Life,” during the 10:45 a.m. Sunday service at the church located at 102 Church Ave., Follansbee.

The church will distribute 3-D glasses so those attending can view 3-D video clips while the “3-Ds” of sharing faith – developing friendships, discovering stories and discerning the best path to Jesus – are discussed.

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Soup sale at First Christian

Homemade cream of broccoli soup with noodles and chili will be available for carryout sales on Sunday at the First Christian Church, 220 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, after church services.

A quart is $5 and a pint is $250.

Phone-in orders can be placed by calling (740) 282-7542 or (740) 6502.

Special service at Calvary

A “very special and dynamic evangelistic service” is scheduled for Sunday beginning at 6 p.m. at Calvary Church, 255 N., Fifth St., Steubenville, with worship and special singing by the Calvary Chorale followed by Evangelist Kelly Caywood of Texas.

Caywood, who has traveled extensively throughout the United States for the past 10 years, will preach “a message of deliverance by the awesome power of the saving grace of Jesus Christ,” acording to Pastor John Kotsanos.

A convicted felon who had been incarcerated in 22 different jails and prisons for most of his young adult life, Caywood is an itinerant evangelist traveling full-time preaching about the love and grace of God.

St. Peter CWC discusses events

The St. Peter Church Catholic Woman’s Club met for its monthly meeting on March 5 with Linda Edgar, president, leading the opening and closing prayers.

A report was given about the March 3 pasta dinner. A future dinner is being planned.

The club decided that money collected from the meeting’s 50/50 drawing would be donated to the Knights of Columbus breakfast on Sunday to benefit seminarian Luke Bennette. Pre-sale tickets for the breakfast are available.

Other topics discussed were the Mother of Hope Deanery meeting on March 17; the Diaconate ordination on March 23; and the first communion reception on May 5.

The CWC’s next meeting will be held at noon on April 2 in the church hall. The hostesses will be Enice Boyde, Lidia Kontra and Athena Nation.

St. Agnes CWC card party April 21

The St. Agnes Catholic Woman’s Club held its February meeting in the parish hall with Joanne Raha presiding.

The Rev. James Dunfee gave the opening prayer.

Raha thanked members for their help with all the club’s activities.

Glenda Zane, kitchen chairman for the card party on April 21, discussed the menu and will be assisted by Bernie Carpico, Rose Giampolo and Benita Leone. Other volunteers will be Pat Cramblett, Dorothy Mazik, Jeanne Mazik and Josephine Potenzini.

The theme will be “Easter Parade.” Barbara Crugnale is in charge of decorations. Pat Giuliani will conduct the big drawing; Lorraine Golec is in charge of various other tickets to be sold; and Karen Giuliani is in charge of bingo. Clara Sue Milewsky is in charge of the church main drawing and will work that for the card party.

Admission is $6. Crugnale, Mazik and Milewsky are to mail solicitation letters.

St. Agnes Church served as host of an ecumenical service on March 6 with the CWC in charge of refreshments afterwards.

Raha announced that the next Mother of Hope Deanery meeting will be held at 2 p.m. on March 17 in Hopedale. All members are invited.

A donation will be given to Mingo Social Services for Easter.

The CWC banquet will be held on May 7.

Cramblett volunteered to send cards to the parishioners, replacing Milewsky.

Raha gave the closing prayer.

Mazik won the drawing, and Golec the door prize. Lenten cross favors were given to members.

Hostesses for the evening were Rita Carubia, Cramblett and Mazik.

The CWC’s next meeting will be held March 19. The regular meeting night was changed due to Holy Week.

Richmond UMW members meet

The Richmond United Methodist Women of the Richmond United Methodist Church met in the church fellowship hall on Feb. 28 with Marge Andres leading the program on “Prayer and Self-Denial.”

Antique banks dating back to the 1940s were displayed on the altar table.

Pam Smith gave devotions, drawing on scripture taken from Isaiah 55:2.

Andres led the members in singing “Open My Eyes, That I May See.”

Sue Frye, president, presided at the business meeting where reports were given by Barb Grimm, secretary, and Joyce Proffitt, treasurer.

Andres read from the UMW Prayer Calendar with a special prayer said in honor of missionaries.

Cards to be sent to shut-ins were signed.

Refreshments were served by Grimm

All women of the church are invited to attend the next meeting which will be held at 2 pm. on March 28.

Family Fun Night at Weirton church

Marland Heights Community Church will host a family fun night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 15 at the church located at 3900 Bright Way, Weirton.

The event will include games for children and adults, hot dogs, popcorn and beverages. There is no cost.

Weirton church to host breakfast

The Voice of Pentecost, 106 Mendenhall Street, Weirton, will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast on March 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

The breakfast will feature scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, hash brown potatoes, french toast sticks, biscuits and gravy, cereal, fresh fruit, coffee, tea, juice and milk.

Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children.

For information, contact the church office at (304) 748-5400.