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Toronto Catholic Woman’s

Club gets event updates

TORONTO — The Toronto Catholic Woman’s Club met March 11 with President DeDe Kidder opening the meeting with prayer and the pledge to the flag.

The business meeting included a report on the sale of pirohi and nut/apricot/poppyseed rolls, which are sold following the weekend Masses.

Reports were given and discussion was held on the 2019 projects, including the annual participation in the Giving Tree project, Comfort Bears, funeral dinner committees, the Boxes of Joy project, the November fall festival and the Christmas social.

Kidder urged attendance at several upcoming opportunities, including the deanery meeting on March 22 at St. John Fisher Church in Richmond; the DCCW retreat on March 28 at the Basilica of St. Mary in Marietta; the AIM Women’s Center dinner on March 30; and the CWC convention on June 3 at Holy Family Church, where the 75th anniversary of CWC will be celebrated.

At the conclusion of the meeting. Kidder discussed the history of the formation, initiated by Bishop John Mussio, of the Catholic Woman’s Club in the Diocese of Steubenville. She also included a history of the start of CWC in the Toronto Churches of St. Francis and St. Joseph.

The meeting was adjourned with praying the CWC prayer.

‘Praise is What I Do’

program on March 22

WEIRTON — Shiloh Apostolic Church, 3000 Weir Ave, Weirton will have its annual “Praise is What I Do” program using the theme “Unique Praise.”

It will be held March 22, beginning at 4:30 p.m., and feature various Ohio Valley talents. It is sponsored by the building fund ministry with Sister Rebecca “Tish” Turner serving as program coordinator.

It is open to the public, and light refreshments will be served after the program. District Elder D. W. Cummings is pastor.

Spring gospel meeting

schedule is announced

WEIRTON — The Weirton Heights Church of Christ will hold its spring gospel meeting April 5-10 at the church located at 3169 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton.

The guest speaker is Steve Higginbotham, who serves as minister at the Karnes Church of Christ in Karnes, Tenn. He is the son of “legendary gospel preacher” Frank Higginbotham, who served as minister of the Virginia Avenue Church of Christ in Chester. Sermon topics and times are:

¯ April 5, 9:30 a.m., “How To Be A Better Student of the Bible;” 10:30 a.m., worship service, “Seeing Through the Eyes of Jesus;” and 6:30 p.m. worship service, “Moral Families in an Immoral World.”

¯ April 6: 7 p.m., “Can I Be Sure of My Salvation?”

¯ April 7: 7 p.m., “Christians Only.”

¯ April 8: 7 p.m., “The Joy of Serving.”

¯ April 9: 7 p.m., “To Whom Shall We Go?”

¯ April 10: 7 p.m., “Our Journey Home.”

Following Sunday morning services, a “welcome” pot luck luncheon will be served, and on Friday evening before worship, a “good-bye” pot luck will be served. For information, call the church at (304) 723-1160 or visit www. weirtonheightscoc.com.

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