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Parliament of religions gives new perspective on Christmas

My routine requires leaving the house very early. During these winter months, only the clock tells me it’s morning; otherwise, I’m truly in the dark. There’s a small stoop before three steps into the garage where I stand to reach for the garage light. After closing the door to the house ...

The crimson power of the Lord

Several months ago, a dear friend’s husband was experiencing growing fatigue, along with bouts of breathing difficulties. After being put through various tests it was discovered that he was losing blood. Thanking the Lord, his situation was surgically corrected. This is a situation that, if ...

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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 - Our Lady of Mercy Church sausage and pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, Nov. 18, at the church, ...

First Baptist Church of Marietta to host Creation Seminar

Was there a big bang? What happened to dinosaurs? First Baptist Church of Marietta will host a Creation Seminar from Oct. 14 to 17 to address these and other questions about the earth’s creation. Dr. Grady McMurtry from Creation Worldview Ministries, headquartered in Orlando, Florida, will ...

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Fall clothing giveaway at Gilman UMC It’s time to start your fall cleaning and bring in those clothes that don’t fit and items you don’t use, want or need – and donate them to the Gilman United Methodist Church “Fall Clothing and More Give-Away and Community Lunch.” Gilman UMW ...

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Saturday - Annual Gilman United Methodist Women (UMW) Fall Bazaar & Luncheon, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at Gilman United Methodist Church, 312 Gilman Ave., Marietta; luncheon includes soup, sandwich, beverage and dessert; also selling crafts, baked goods and attic treasures. - ...

Spotlight on Twin Rivers Baptist Church

A Fall Sunday School campaign at Twin Rivers Baptist Church, 110 D.A.V. Road, Whipple, kicked off on Sunday, Sept. 23. A balloon launch was held. The Sunday school campaign will continue through Oct. 21. Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday of the campaign with a short opening ...

Musician McKnight to perform at UU Church

Folk artist Andrew McKnight will present a special music service, “The Gifts in Our Genes,” on Sunday, Sept. 23, at First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta, located on the corners of Third and Putnam streets in Marietta. The service begins at 11 a.m. in the church ...

Awana program at Twin Rivers Baptist Church

The Awana program for 2018-19 at Twin Rivers Baptist Church, 110 D.A.V. Road, Whipple, began Wednesday, Sept. 19, and will continue throughout the school year, ending in May. The opening session for this year’s Awana program will feature special activities, including inflatables, games and ...

St. Mary Catholic will hold its annual Fall Fest

St. Mary Catholic School will hold its Fall Festival from Sept. 28 to 30 with all activities being held in the Monsignor Kakascik Parish Center of the school. Friday evening, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m., will be an adult evening out. A $60 ticket admits 2 (two) for the House of Wines food/wine ...

Spaghetti dinner to help sponsor teens on mission trip

To sponsor Courtney and Dava Clark on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic, Watertown Presbyterian Church will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Watertown Fire Department on Ohio 676. The two completed a similar trip in 2016. The girls are member of 5th ...

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Gospel Mission pantry fundraiser A spaghetti dinner fundraiser will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at Evergreen Community Center (behind Hadley Funeral Home - Reno Chapel). The event is a fundraiser for the Gospel Mission. On the menu will be homemade spaghetti sauce (Don ...

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Saturday ¯ “Wayside Fall Craft and Vendor Fair,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 29, at Wayside United Methodist Church, 3001 Grand Central Ave., Vienna; interested vendors should email djarcher@wgu.edu for an application; concessions by Wayside youth. ¯ Marietta First Church of the ...

Fall Fest at St. Mary Catholic School Sept. 28

St. Mary Catholic School will hold its Fall Festival from Sept. 28 to 30 with all activities being held in the Monsignor Kakascik Parish Center of the school. Friday evening, Sept. 28, at 7 p.m., will be an adult evening out. A $60 ticket admits 2 (two) for the House of Wines food/wine ...

Put all faith in Christ’s hands

As I exited the visitor’s entrance to Marietta High School during class hours, a lone student entered at the same time. Hoping to get a laugh, and knowing that pressing a green button is required for entrance, I held the door and said, are you allowed in here? With a startled look, he ...

Hope Bible Church to host Mid-Ohio Valley Hope Rally

Discouraged? Depressed? Don’t know what to do? Facing the impossible? Bound by the chains of addiction? Looking for hope? Hope Bible Church of Reno is sponsoring a “Hope Rally” for the Mid-Ohio Valley and surrounding areas. Each evening there will be special singing from various groups ...

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Berg Church Homecoming is Sept. 16 The homecoming is the church’s annual celebration of its German heritage and will be held at Berg Church, north of Stanleyville in Fearing Township on Berg Church Road. The gathering will start at noon with a potluck lunch at 1 p.m. The public is invited ...

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Saturday - “Vendor Fair,” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 29, at Wayside United Methodist Church; interested vendors should email djarcher@wgu.edu - Marietta First Church of the Nazarene’s Third Annual Craft Show, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at the church, 100 Mill Creek Road, ...