Religion

Our ‘ark’ of salvation

Recently I, along with some family members, visited the Ark Encounter in Kentucky. What an awesome experience! The ark is 510 feet long, 85 feet wide and 51 feet high. It has 3.3 million board feet of timber, is the biggest timber-frame structure in the world, and was closely built to Bible ...

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Parr Hill to hold homecoming Parr Hill Community Church will have its homecoming at 4 p.m. Aug. 20 Beavertown, Ohio 7. There will be food, music and fellowship with friends and neighbors. Everyone is welcome. St. Luke’s to host rummage sale Annual rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., ...

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Saturday Annual rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Second St., parking lot behind; huge sale includes hutch, tables, household items, clothing, books and games, holiday decorations and more; special feature - Hot Dog Lady in costume with ...

We should be a love light for Christ Jesus

My elderly mother enjoys having breakfast at a popular local restaurant. We have a favorite table that usually waits for us, and she always orders their hash browns no matter what. This morning, a young couple with two youngsters were seated at the next booth, but if you didn’t notice the ...

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Saturday “Good Samaritan Free Meal and Clothing Giveaway,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., third Saturday of every month, at Faith United Methodist Church, 503 Seventh St., Marietta. Sunday Ham and chicken dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 13, at St. Michael’s in Carlisle, to ...

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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. ...

Back-2-School Rally for teens

Back-2-School Teen Rally, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 5, at First Baptist Church, 431 Highland Ave., Williamstown; free to all teenagers in the Valley; speakers, worship leader, break-out session leaders to assist teens with identity; this is to help these young adults get started off on ...

Vacation Bible School continues

“Proof Pirates Adventures,” theme of Vacation Bible School at Depot Park in Belpre on July 29. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. for preschool to grade five children. The VBS will run from 1 to 5 p.m with a family picnic following. The Belpre Heights and St. Mark’s United Methodist ...

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Barlow church to host rummage sale A rummage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Barlow Presbyterian Church, located at Warrior Drive and Ohio 550, Barlow. Summerfest set for Barlow church Everyone is welcome to a two-day Summerfest Celebration at Barlow ...

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Saturday “Good Samaritan Free Meal and Clothing Giveaway,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., third Saturday of every month, at Faith United Methodist Church, 503 Seventh St., Marietta. Sunday Gospel sing by The Lamberts, 2 p.m. Sunday, July 30, at Mount Hermon Church on Ohio 550 in Amesville; Pastor ...

Would you do this for Christ?

Having just gotten back for this year’s Annual Conference at Lakeside, I can’t help but share with you this true story related by our guest teacher: Dr. Elaine A. Heath. Dr. Heath is an author, the dean of the Duke Divinity School, and an ordained United Methodist minister. While she was ...

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Cutler church to hold homecoming Cutler Chapel Church, located at 11078 Veto Road in Belpre, will be celebrating its homecoming on Aug.6. The meal will be served at noon and the gospel group “Spirit Led” will be singing a 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. Gospel sing to feature ...

Vacation Bible School programs continue in our area

Vacation Bible School Sunday, July 23, at Gilman United Methodist Church. On this Sunday, the children and youth will share songs and highlights from Vacation Bible School: “Rome — Paul and the Underground.” “Hero Central - Discover Your Strength in God!” theme of Vacation Bible ...

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Saturday “Good Samaritan Free Meal and Clothing Giveaway,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., third Saturday of every month, at Faith United Methodist Church, 503 Seventh St., Marietta. Sunday Worship services, Christ United Methodist Church, 301 Wooster St., Marietta, at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Pastor ...

Free community meals

- The Beverly United Methodist Church community lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 29; church is located at 700 Park St. in Beverly and is handicapped accessible; this month’s menu is pulled pork/chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, desserts from Lisa’s ...

Vacation Bible School is on!

“Getting S’more of Jesus,” Vacation Bible School at Lowell Christian Church, July 16 to 19, 6 to 8 p.m.; for children preschool age through going into sixth grade. Grab your gear for the ultimate weekend getaway. At Camp Out VBS, kids trek through an outdoor adventure minus bug spray and ...

Free meals offered

- 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 ...

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Saturday The Nelons, multi-Dove Award winning and Grammy nominated recording artist, will be featured in an exciting musical service on Saturday, July 15, at 7 p.m., in Vienna, W.Va., at Fellowship Baptist Church, 3300 Rosemar Road in Vienna, W.Va.; complete information is available by ...