Community news from around the area

Back-to-school prayer

service set for Sept. 5

STEUBENVILLE — The Jefferson County Moms Prayer Group will be hosting a back-to-school prayer service on Sept. 5, beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Sycamore Youth Center, 301 N. Fourth St.

“Our God Is Faithful” will be the theme of the service where Shari Prichard will be the guest speaker. Music will be provided by Pamela Bauman.

According to a promotional flyer, the service is for “all moms, grandmas, aunts — women desiring to pray for children and schools, prekindergarten to college, whether private, public or home-schooled.”

For information, contact Andrea Bolster at (740) 282-3872 or Cookie West at (740) 219-9956.

‘Give Yourself a Faith Lift’

theme of Weirton event

WEIRTON — St. Joseph Christian Mothers Women’s Day of Reflection will be held Sept. 14 to the theme of “Give Yourself a Faith Lift.”

The Rev. Deacon William Strathmann will be the guest speaker for the event that will be held in the St. Joseph School cafeteria, Michael Way, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a donation of $20. Lunch will be provided.

For information, call Barbara Raynolds at (304) 723-9772 or Rose Ulizio at (304) 797-0465.

St. Paul Christian Mothers

selling card party tickets

WEIRTON — St. Paul’s Christian Mothers Autumn Glory Card Party will be held Sept. 29, beginning at 2 p.m. at St. Paul Cafeteria, 140 Walnut St., Weirton.

A luncheon will be served, and there will be door prizes, a Chinese auction and table prizes.

Tickets are $10 and are available by calling (304) 723-5755. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Celebrate Recovery starts

Sept. 4 at Riverview UMC

TORONTO — Celebrate Recovery will begin at 6 p.m. Sept. 4 and be held every Wednesday at Riverview United Methodist Church, located at 105 N. River Ave.

Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step, Christ-centered ministry that is designed “to help set you free from life’s hurts, hang-ups, habits, addictions and compulsive behaviors,” according to promotional information.

Kids for Christ starting

Sept. 10 at Richmond UMC

RICHMOND — Richmond United Methodist Church at 112 S. Sugar St., Richmond, will begin its fall semester of Kids for Christ after-school children’s ministry, starting Sept. 10.

Kids 4 Christ is an after-school faith-building time for pupils in kindergarten through third grades. The fall/winter semester runs from 4:40 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays from Sept. 10 through Oct. 29.

The free weekly sessions will include meal time, worship and music, homework assistance, learning and crafts with assistance from church volunteers in a safe atmosphere.

For information, contact co-leaders Shari Tice at (740) 765-4216 or Wendy Byers at (740) 765-2042.

‘Forgiven’ is the theme of

Sept. 14 music ministry event

EAST LIVERPOOL — “Forgiven” is the theme of “The Faithful Men and Women’s Gathering” that will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 14 at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 767 Park Blvd., East Liverpool.

The time of “music, ministry and fellowship” will feature Jonathan White, Julie Nickell, David Meece and Candie Cook, the latter of whom will share a memorial tribute to her mother, the late Carol Chwala.

“Carol was from Burgettstown, and we all called her God’s cheerleader,” explained Margie Zellars, the church’s pastor, who said Chwala died of cancer in March and was the event’s co-organizer.

Tickets are $20, which includes lunch. They can be purchased by calling (330) 385-4456 Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon or by e-mailing the church office at emmpresby@yahoo.com. Tickets must be purchased in advance by Sept. 4. Checks can be made out to Emmanuel Presbyterian Church with “Tickets TFWG” noted on the memo line.

For details, visit the church’s website at emmanuelpresbyterianchurch.org or the Facebook page.

Rosemont Chapel hosting

spaghetti dinner Sept. 14

STEUBENVILLE — Rosemont Chapel, located on the corner of Williams Boulevard and Goulds Road in Steubenville, will be holding its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sept. 14.

The menu consists of spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, bread, dessert and a beverage. Prices are $7.50 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger.

Patrons can dine in or get carryout, which is available by calling (740) 282-9128.

Christ Women United

executive board to meet

WEIRTON — Church Women United’s executive board will meet at 10 a.m. on Sept. 6 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Three Springs Drive, with St. Peter’s A.M.E. Church.

Ronda Krebs will be collecting health kits for the field workers in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia in addition to personal care kits for newly released men and women prisoners throughout West Virginia.

For information, contact Carol Village and Olivia Carter.

Rebecca “Tish” Turner is president of the local unit.

Youth Weekend revival,

forum at Second Baptist

STEUBENVILLE — Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams St., will hold its Youth Weekend revival on Sept. 12-14 to the theme “Staying Alive.”

Pastor Deshaun Cole of One Accord Ministry in Toledo will be the guest speaker at the 6 p.m. revival services on Sept. 12 and 13.

A youth roundtable open forum topic discussion will be held Sept. 14 at 12:30 p.m. with lunch served.

Guest presenters will be Brother Ronnie Williams and Sister Cierra Macon Jones.

The event is free and open to all youth.

Sugar Grove organizing

fall church fair Sept. 7

TORONTO — Sugar Grove United Methodist Church will be holding a fundraiser fall church fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 7.

Tables can be rented for $10 by calling Shirley at (740) 544-5037 or Mabel at (740) 537-3659. There will be crafts, yard sale items, baked goods, jewelry, local businesses and informational tables.

Lunch can be purchased. There will be a Christmas quilt door prize.

Families Anonymous meetings

Mondays at Wintersville UMC

WINTERSVILLE — Families Anonymous meetings are held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Monday at Wintersville United Methodist Church, 702 Main St. Wintersville.

The meetings are for families of addicts and alcoholics and have been in place there since October 2014.