First Christian Church to mark 188 years

The First Christian Church of Steubenville, located at 220 N. Fourth St., will be marking 188 years of continued Christian ministry in Steubenville with a special celebration on July 27.

The Rev. Shawn Smith, along with the church’s elders and officers, invite the public to a “special celebration service” at 10:45 a.m. on July 27, followed by a catered dinner.

There will be a display of items from the 1800s to the present in addition to an open house.

The cost of the dinner is $14, and RSVPs may be made by calling the church office at (740) 282-7542.

Payment can be made in person on Sundays and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday with checks made payable to First Christian Church. The checks also can be sent to the church at P.O. Box 987, Steubenville, OH 43952.