Religion

What is Interfaith Dialogue?

As a member of Mid-Ohio Valley Interfaith, I am pleased by the attention our efforts have received from the Marietta Times, including coverage of our events and publication of opinion pieces written by our members. Even the critical article by contributor Nancy Hamilton, who recently wrote ...

Revival to begin Sunday at Twin Rivers Baptist

Evangelist John Bishop of Rose Bud, Ark., will be the speaker for a Spring Revival being conducted Sunday through Tuesday, April 15 to 17, at Twin Rivers Baptist Church, 110 D.A.V. Road, Whipple. Services will begin at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday; and at 7 p.m. on Monday and ...

Special church events planned

The Gilman United Methodist Women will host a chicken pie dinner on Friday, April 27, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. The menu includes chicken pie served with mashed potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, dessert and beverages. Cost is $8 adults and $4 for children under 12. ...

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Saturday “A Walk to Remember,” for loved ones lost to suicide, 9 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at Indian Acres Park; sponsored by the Suicide Awareness Alliance of Washington County, the Washington County Behavioral Health Board, and iHeart Media; to register, go to any Marietta/Parkersburg ...

Belpre Congregational Church tower

The tower of Belpre’s Congregational Church rises high above Main Street. The church, constructed in 1868, holds Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. and Worship service at 10:30 a.m. ART SMITH The Marietta Times

Country church

ART SMITH The Marietta Times The Neelysville Church of Christ is located at 3486 State Route 60, McConnelsville. Services are Sunday at 9 and 11 a.m.

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Morgan church to host gospel sing The Church of Christ in Pennsville in Morgan County will be hosting a gospel meeting beginning Thursday, April 12, through Sunday, April 15. Start time is 7 p.m. The speaker will be Willie Franklin of Corinth, Texas, and everyone is welcome. Free community ...

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Saturday Dale United Methodist Church’s annual chicken and ham dinner, serving begins at 4:30 p.m., Saturday, April 7; chicken and ham, homemade noodles, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, salads, desserts, coffee, cold beverages; adults, $7; children ages 6 to 12, $4; and free for ...

Children belong to God

Since the birth of the first of our five grandchildren, I’ve kept journals for them. Written as an ongoing conversation, they document achievements along with encouragement and hope. Among the pages are school programs, notes to Gram, some art pages, little mementos that the girls have ...

Easter Sunrise Service at the levee

Easter Sunrise Service will be 6:30 a.m. at the Ohio River Levee, sponsored by Christ United Methodist Church. The service will include Holy communion, a short message by Marietta High School senior Meredith Coil, and music by members of the Marietta Ukulele Choir. All are invited. World ...

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Soup bean corn bread suppler planned St. Mark’s United Methodist Church will be serving a soup bean and cornbread dinner at the church, located at Third and Maple Street in Belpre. This is a Relay For Life fundraiser for the Belpre United Methodist Church Relay For Life Team, and it will be ...

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Saturday Easter egg hunt, games, and fun activities for kids will begin at 2 p.m., March 31, at Newport Baptist Church. Tunnel United Methodist Church hosting an Easter Egg Hunt, 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, in Warren Township’s Inman-Liberty Park. There will be four age groups, from ...

Thoughts of Faith: A troubling subject

The subject of interfaith is troubling. As this movement grows, born-again believers in Jesus Christ realize that the interfaith movement puts genuine Christianity on shaky ground due to this movement’s accommodating acceptance of religious differences, thereby, creating a mindset of “no ...

Holy Week at First Congregational, Gilman UM

First Congregational The observance of Holy Week at First Congregational Church, Marietta, includes the following services: Palm Sunday, March 25, worship begins with a Palm Parade. Everyone present will have palms to wave and take home. This service commemorates Jesus’ entrance into ...

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Saturday Soup supper, served from 4 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at Second Congregational Church, located 1/4 mile past Broughton Dairy on State Route 26. Donations will be used to repair the driveway. Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville will host the musical drama, Chain Breaker, ...

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Easter egg hunt at Barlow Presbyterian Easter egg hunt, 11 a.m. Saturday, March 31, at Barlow Presbyterian Church, Ohio 550 and Warrior Drive. For all children up to and including 12 years old. Easter egg hunt at Newport Baptist An Easter egg hunt, games, and fun activities for kids, ...

Free community meals

- 5 to 6 p.m., first Tuesday of each month, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Second St., Marietta. - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., fourth Tuesday of every month, First Presbyterian Church, corner of Fourth and Wooster streets, Marietta. - Daily Bread Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., every ...

Meditate on the Word of God

What is the difference between Bible reading and Bible meditation? Simply put, reading is mostly an assimilation of facts without usage. When we meditate on the Word of God, we are prayerfully considering how to apply the facts to our own life. Meditation allows our mind to become quiet so ...

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Paper airplane contest March 25 The Annual Great Paper Airplane Contest will be held on Sunday, March 25, in the sanctuary of First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta, 232 Third St., Marietta. Admission to the contest is the donation of a non-perishable food item for local food ...

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Saturday Pancake/sausage breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m., Saturday, March 17, at Cutler Chapel United Methodist Church, located at 11078 Veto Road in Belpre; also served will be sausage gravy/biscuits, eggs, toast, coffee and juice; questions: 740-373-2554. Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville ...