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Churches announce events, activities

October 26, 2013
The Herald-Star

Revival meeting

at local church

The Steubenville Church of the Nazarene located at 511 Woodlawn Road invites the public to a four-day revival meeting to be held Nov. 3-6.

Evangelist Rev. Bob Flint will be preaching, and "The Life With The Word" ministry team will be leading in worship.

The Sunday services will begin at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. with the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday services beginning at 7 p.m.

A church spokesperson said Flint is well-known in the area, having been one of the preachers in the Steubenville Crusade for Christ in recent years. He also has preached for revival meetings at the church several times.

Election Day soup,

sandwich sale set

A soup and sandwich event will be held on Election Day Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Unionport United Methodist Church.

Featured will be homemade vegetable, potato pepper, chili and chicken noodle soups; chicken, hot dogs and barbecued ham sandwiches; and pie and cake.

Cost is by donation. The event is sponsored by the Unionport United Methodist Women.

Two Ridges details

special event

The congregation of Two Ridges Presbyterian Church located at 1085 Canton Road in Wintersville will gather for a covered-dish dinner on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m., welcoming

Special guests Brain and Jolyn Hermiller.

The Hermillers are a young missionary couple with five children who are serving with Frontiers, a mission organization based in Phoenix, Ariz. Frontiers is committed to training mission personnel to share Jesus Christ in Muslim nations.

The couple served in the Sudan until they were expelled in January along with several other missionaries. They served in Kenya for a time and are awaiting a new assignment to another Muslim nation.

The Hermillers are both graduates of Ohio Northern University in Ada.

"Everyone is cordially invited to share in this evening with us," a church spokesperson said.

Those unable to attend the dinner can come at 6:15 p.m. to hear the Hermillers speak.

Laity Sunday

to be observed

Laity Sunday will be observed at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at the Unionport Methodist Church.

This will be a combined service with Bloomingdale United Methodist Church.

Following the service, both churches will be honoring Pastor Chuck Mehl with a covered-dish dinner in the church basement.

Bazaar planned

at Franklin UMC

The fall/Christmas bazaar at Franklin United Methodist Church is set for Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

A variety of crafts, baked goods and white elephant goods will be available for purchase. A lunch featuring soup and sandwich also will be available.

The Independence United Methodist Church also will be participating in the event.

Franklin UMC is located at 1231 Washington Pike, Wellsburg on state Route 27, 4 miles east of Wellsburg.

Bazaar proceeds will support mission projects at the local, national and international level. The public is invited.

Kum Joyne Us

Class meets

The Kum Joyne Us Class of Kolmont Church met Oct. 4 in the fellowship hall with Angel Nixon offering the blessing for the covered-dish dinner attended by 13.

President Shirley McCartney presided at the meeting, fielding prayer requests and leading in devotions to the theme "Time." Scripture references were Genesis 1:1 and Revelation 22:13. She read the definition of time, noted there are 1,440 minutes in a 24-hour period and urged members to consider how they are using their time for God.

Members answered roll call with a scripture.

Reports were given by Sharlene Wade, Virginia Young, Lora Grimes and Sara Peeler.

Marlene Black, chairperson for the annual Christmas party, reported the theme for this year will be "Everlasting Light." There will be a $10 optional gift exchange. Alice Brandon will be in charge of reservations.

Elections of new officers will be held at the January meeting. Members decided to keep the monthly meetings on the first Friday of the month.

McCartney closed the meeting with prayer.

The Nov. 1 meeting will be held in the home of Ruby Grimes. Lora and Ruby Grimes and Maureen Black will be the hostesses and will serve the members a complete Thanksgiving dinner.

Peeler held the monthly auction.

Special ministry

at Pa. church

A "ministry to the homosexual" will be held Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Greater Faith Family Worship Center, 2033 Midland/Beaver Road, Industry, Pa.

The conference speaker will be evangelist Torchee Smith.

A lite lunch will be served. For information, call (724) 643-0603.

Hopedale church to host sale

A used Christmas decoration sale is an upcoming event in the basement of Sacred Heart Church in Hopedale.

It will be held Nov. 1 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Nov. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Sponsored by the Catholic Women's Club, the sale also will feature lunch and bake sale items.

For information, call (740) 937-2941 or (740) 937-2062.

Harmony women

planing projects

The Mingo Junction Women of Harmony held their October meeting at Harmony United Methodist Church's social hall with Mary Joy VanDyne, president, opening the meeting with a welcome and a prayer.

Ethel Kerwood read devotions entitled "Do Not Worry."

Chris Davis reported proceeds from the benefit vendor show held at the church went to the Pamela Shoemaker Foundation.

Ginny Howell was the leader for the evening, distributing handouts entitled "Angels of the Bible" and then solar-powered praise angles.

Old projects for the group include buying a new wall clock for the church and researching buying new large print hymnals.

New projects will include collecting gift bags for the Urban Mission teen stocking program for Christmas, collecting items for the Urban Mission hat and mitten tree, and donating to Urban Mission for Thanksgiving baskets and to Mingo Junction Social Services. Fruit baskets for the shut-ins for Thanksgiving and poinsettias for Christmas will be purchased.

The group's Christmas party will be held at 5 p.m. on Dec. 11 at Manfred's.

Absentee hostess for the evening was Jeannie Dimmit, who donated the food. Ethel Kerwood and Lillian Criss set up the table. November's leader will be Pam Pietro. Criss will be the hostess.

Church to hold pasta dinner

Olde St. John's Episcopal Church, at the intersection of Eldersville and St. John's roads in Colliers, will hold a spaghetti dinner from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 2.

The cost is $7.50 for the meal, which includes spaghetti with choice of meat or marinara sauce, salad, roll and beverage.

Takeout will be available.

New pastor at

area church

The New Manchester Christian Church welcomed the Rev. Tim Canter as its new pastor at the Oct. 6 service at the church located at 172 High St.

Canter and his wife, Jennifer, relocated to the area from Versailles, Ky., where Canter was a youth minister. The couple has a son who lives in Kentucky.

Canter gave his first sermon during the 11 a.m. service.

Anyone without a church family is invited to join the congregation as they continue their ministry with the help of Tim and Jennifer Canter.

 
 

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