Central State University Chorus to sing
The George C. Smith Scholarship Committee and the Hindman family will present the Central State University Chorus in concert on March 24 at Steubenville High School, 420 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, beginning at 6 p.m.
It is free and open to the public.
The chorus performed at the White House and Senate Rotunda in December 2013 and the Clark State Kuss Auditorium on Feb. 14.
"This university chorus has dazzled audiences from New York to California," a news release notes. "Their contemporary gospel will inspire and entertain."
It will be a 90-minute free concert, thanks to the support of community leaders and businesses.
Upper Ohio Valley school choirs have been extended invitations along with church youth groups.
Valentino Jackson and the Rev. Calvin McLoyd Jr., pastor of Second Baptist Church, are co-chairs of the event.
The George C. Smith Scholarship Committee that originated out of Second Baptist Church is celebrating its 30th year of mentoring, tutoring and presenting scholarships to the youth of the Upper Ohio Valley. It has awarded more than $80,000 in scholarships in its history.
For information, call (740) 264-0142 or (740) 282-4949.
Baked steak dinner at Hill Top
There will be a baked steak dinner from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hill Top Fellowship Hall at the corner of county Road 46 and state Route 213, Toronto.
The menu will be baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad bar, pie, and hot and cold beverages. Patrons can dine in or get takeout orders. Donations are accepted.
'Let's Fight Together' fundraiser set
A cabbage roll/meatball dinner set for 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday at the Bergholz Volunteer Fire Department will benefit "Let's Fight Together."
The meal will include two cabbage rolls, mashed potatoes, green beans, a drink and dessert for $8. Meatball dinners are $5.
Takeout will be available.
The fundraiser also will include a 50-50 drawing and an auction featuring Pittsburgh Steelers items going to the highest bidder at 5 p.m.
All proceeds benefit the fund, which was launched by Thomas "TJ" Anderson of Annapolis "to help people in need and let them know they're not alone in what daily struggles they have, that God is with them as well as people who care." He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
64 to Grayson to perform in Unionport
The Christian Church of Unionport is hosting a concert by the group 64 to Grayson on March 30, beginning at 6 p.m.
The concert will be held at the church, which is located at 3488 county Hwy. 39, Bloomingdale.
The concert is free and open to the public with light refreshments to follow.
Lenten services set in Smithfield
Smithfield Community Lenten Services will begin at the Smithfield Christian Church at 7 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. Phil Bliss as the guest speaker.
Other services under the direction of the Smithfield Church Council are:
March 23: Smithfield Presbyterian Church with Pastor Wilford Simeral as guest speaker;
March 30: Smithfield Friends Church with the Rev. John Oliver as guest speaker;
April 6: Mount Moriah Church with Walter Jancura as guest speaker; and
April 13: Piney Fork Presbyterian Church with Ron Retzer providing Christian music for the Palm Sunday event.
There will be refreshments served at each meeting, and a collection will be taken for vacation Bible school in July.
Community Lenten services under way
A series of community Lenten services, featuring local pastors serving as guest speakers at several Wellsburg churches, has begun.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. on the following dates:
Thursday: New Day Christian Center, with pastor Lori Williams.
March 20: Christ Episcopal Church, with pastor Bryce Grieco.
March 27: Community of Christ Church, with pastor Carl Tribbet.
April 3: Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church, pastor Angel Adams.
April 10: Windsor Heights Church of God, pastor Joy Leasure.
A Good Friday service also will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at Wellsburg United Methodist Church, and an Easter sunrise service, led by pastor Mary Jane Knapp, will be held at 7 a.m. at the Brooke Hills Park Clubhouse.
Brothers in Song to perform March 23
Tiltonsville United Methodist Church will host a concert by the musical group Brothers in Song on March 23, beginning at 4 p.m.
Brothers in Song, directed by Marian Martin and accompanied by Linda Steffl, is an all-male choir that performs classic hits and Christian music. The concert is open to the public.
A love offering will be taken.
The church is located at 106 Grandview Ave, Tiltonsville.
Needhams to sing at Carrollton church
The Needhams will perform in concert at 6:30 p.m. on March 29 at the Carrollton Bible Chapel, 365 Steubenville Road, S.E., Carrollton.
Based in Murfreesboro, Tenn., the Needhams began their musical journey in the 1990s. They have recorded several albums, including bluegrass gospel and southern gospel.
"With their combined talent of singing, songwriting and instrumentation, the Needhams move ahead with great optimism, never losing sight of their primary goal, to uplift the name of Jesus Christ," a news release notes.
A love offering will be received. Two food items are requested for admission and will be donated to Loaves and Fishes, the local food pantry.
For information or directions, contact Pastor Chuck Wilson at (330) 627-7376 or Richard and Judy Cunningham at (330) 739-4005 or (330) 323-9253.