St. Paul's having
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 415 Adams St., Steubenville, will host its soup and sandwich luncheon on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Featured will be homemade wedding soup, chicken noodle soup, sausage and beef sandwiches, and desserts. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children age 12 and under.
Take-outs are available by calling (740) 282-5366 or stopping by.
Shelton in concert
in New Somerset
Tom Shelton, a gospel musician for the past 34 years, will perform in concert at the New Somerset Christian Church, state Route 213, New Somerset, on May 27 at 11 a.m.
The public is invited.
An Indiana native, Shelton was inducted into the Who's Who in Musicians America in 1977, the same year he joined the touring group General Delivery U.S.A. Since then, he has traveled as the lead singer for the Gospelites of Dobbins, Calif., as well as the tenor with the Watchmen of Operation Evangelize.
He and his wife, Shannon, spent two years in the Caribbean and South America as cruise directors for New Creation Worldwide Christian Cruises. He has served in four separate congregations in the development of music and youth programs. His ministry has taken him to all 50 states as well as 11 other countries.
Salad luncheon at
Quinn on May 26
The Melinda Guy Missionary Society of Quinn Memorial AME Church will hold its annual salad luncheon on May 26, beginning at 1 p.m.
The speaker will be Loma Nevels.
Tickets are available for a $12 donation from members or by calling the church at (740) 282-3192.
The church is located at 515 North St., Steubenville, where the Rev. Ronald Eskridge is the pastor.
Follansbee church offering program
Hooverson Heights Church of Christ at 102 Church Ave., Follansbee, will present "40 Days in the Word," a program aimed at helping anyone to better understand The Bible and incorporate its message in their lives.
The six-week program will begin at 10:45 a.m. Sunday with the first of a series of encouraging messages by Dan Cooper, the church's pastor, followed by refreshments in the fellowship hall.
Anyone curious about The Bible is encouraged to attend the small group discussions. For information on how to find a small group study that fits your schedule, call (304) 527-1081 or visit www.theheightscc.com.
Kum Joyne Us
The Kum Joyne Us Class of Kolmont Church held its 42nd-annual mother/daughter banquet on May 11 in the fellowship hall with 65 attending the dinner catered by Michelle Trikonis.
Maureen Black was in charge of the program where the theme was "My Mother's Garden" and welcomed the guests.
Robin Beall, the 2011 Mother of the Year, offered the dinner blessing.
Guests were given a small planter with a package of flower seeds as a favor. Lora Grimes read a poem called "Tis Mother's Day," and Mariah Nixon read "My Mother's Garden."
Sara Peeler was the narrator for a skit entitled "Classy Woman vs. Everyday Mom." Ruby Grimes portrayed the classy woman, and Angel Nixon portrayed the mom.
Ruby Grimes read a poem "Come, Come," and Black read a poem she wrote entitled "Toad Pie."
Susie Flaherty and Dianna Moran were the winners of a guessing game on the type of fresh herbs in a bag.
Door prize categories and winners were: Planter with cosmos flower packet, Alena Snyder; most siblings, Peggy Leeson; oldest car, Terry Spencer; largest number of family in one house, Sharlene Wade; oldest mother, Bessie Dadsovich; mother-daughter whose birthdays were the closest, Marcie Sievers; 11th person signing guest book, Ruth McConnell; woman with the longest hair, Marian Nixon; and children with the longest hair, Ava Schloss and Shiloah McConnell.
Ruby Grimes gave the introduction for the Mother of the Year, Beth Smith, and presented her with a gift at the Mother's Day church service on May 13.
Alice Brandon gave the benediction.
Chapel to honor Cartheeta Lee
New Hope Chapel Fellowship at 1300 Maryland Ave., Steubenville will honor Cartheeta Lee of Wintersville at the church on May 26 at 4 p.m.
A 1971 graduate of Steubenville High School, Lee graduated in 1976 with a bachelor of arts degree in education from Northern Illinois University. She recently obtained her master's degree from Dyer Times Ministries Bible College where she earned the President's List Award by maintaining a 4.0 grade point average in youth ministries.
A teacher in the Steubenville city Schools for 30 years before her retirement in 2006, Lee plans to continue her studies with the goal of obtaining a doctorate degree in youth ministries. She has two sons, Dwight and Dwayne, and four grandchildren.
House of Prayer
The House of Prayer Church near Brilliant presented special awards during its Mother's Day service Sunday, singling out with Dotty McGee-Mayle, as the oldest mother; Billie Jo Sampson as the youngest mother; and Sarah Reynard, recognized as the Mother of the Year.
"Tokens of love" were presented to each mother in attendance.
at area church
The Riverview Baptist Chapel, 225 Charles St., Wellsburg, will be holding revival services Sunday through May 25, welcoming guest Pastor John Carr.
The Sunday service will be at 11 a.m. with a covered-dish dinner to follow. There also will be Sunday service at 7 p.m. to include baptism.
The remaining services will begin at 7 p.m. There will be classes for all the children.
For information, call (304) 737-2399 or visit the website at email@example.com.
Reception plans made by CWC
Plans for farewell and welcoming receptions were made when the Catholic Woman's Club of St. Peter's Parish met for a covered-dish lunch on May 1 in the church hall. Brother Patrick Geary led the opening prayer.
A farewell reception was planned for the Rev. Timothy Shannon to be held in the church hall in May.
A welcome reception, meanwhile, is in the works for the new pastor, the Rev. Timothy Huffman, who will begin his new assignment at St. Peter's Church on June 1.
It was reported that the spring card party was a great success.
Plans were finalized for the First Holy Communion reception that was held after the 11 a.m. Mass on May 6.
The CWC members voted to make a monetary donation to the Madonna Plan.
Other items discussed included attending the DCCW Convention on June 6 and hosting the deanery meeting on June 24.
Shannon led the closing prayer. The next CWC meeting will be held at noon on Sept. 4.
Church reception for Swopes Sunday
Friends of Glenn and Carol Swope are invited to a reception in their honor Sunday at Zion United Church of Christ, 139 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, following the 11 a.m. worship service.
The Rev. Glenn Swope was the pastor of Zion during the 1970s, presiding over the merger of the former Zion E. & R. and the First Congregational Church. Carol was a music teacher in the former Wintersville School District. Both were active in music and theater productions in the community. A buffet of "finger foods" will be served, and reservations are not required.
Slides depicting the history of the church, which were shown at the 150th anniversary celebration in October, also can be viewed.