Religion

Be a witness before the judgment

Crimes occur every day. Some crimes are minor while others are major, with major cases sometimes resulting in lawyers fighting for life or death. In such cases, the jury listens and witnesses testify. Frequently, witnesses’ words carry much weight in a final verdict. If only a witness ...

Twin Rivers plans special programs and events

From local reports Twin Rivers Baptist Church at 110 D.A.V. Road, Whipple, has special programs and events planned for the Christmas season. The TRBC Adult Choir will be presenting the Christmas cantata, “The Greatest Story Ever Told,” at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10. Luminaries will lead the ...

Free community meals around the area

¯ 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 Live nativity, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 16, at Tunnel United Methodist Church, Ohio 550 and Coffman Road (behind Warren Volunteer Fire Department). Come out and drive through to enjoy the live animals. Hear Mary and the angel tell the story of the birth of Jesus. Watch the ...

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St. Bernard Catholic Church

Art Smith The Marietta Times St. Bernard Catholic Church at 309 7th St. in Beverly holds masses at 6 p.m. on Saturday, and at 7:30 and 9:30 a.m. on Sunday as well at daily 8 a.m. masses on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays. The Times will feature photos of area churches on this page ...

Thoughts of Faith: Lessons learned from the Interfaith Amigos

On Nov. 10 and 11 the Marietta area was graced by a visit from the Interfaith Amigos, a trio of three gentlemen comprised of Rabbi Ted Falcon, Pastor Don Mackenzie, and Imam Jamal Rahman. These three clerics have formed a special bond and since Sept. 11, 2001 have been travelling all over North ...

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Barlow church is selling mince meat Barlow Presbyterian Church has homemade mincemeat for sale. Prices are $5 a pint and $10 a quart. Call Pat at 740-678-8022; if no answer, leave name and number and she will return your call. St. Mark’s to sell ham loaf, cookies St. Mark’s United ...

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Saturday Annual community Thanksgiving dinner — meeting for anyone interested in volunteering at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at Norwood United Methodist Church, 23 Colegate Drive, Marietta, for the Thanksgiving dinner at the church; volunteers needed to deliver meals, help in kitchen, help ...

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St. Paul’s Evangelical Church

Photo submitted by Ed Osborne Fall leaves frame St. Paul’s Evangelical Church recently. The church began as the German Religious Society in 1838, serving new German immigrants. In 1839-40, the congregation was organized and chartered as the German Evangelical Church, and built its sanctuary ...

Do you stop to notice God?

I wonder: How often do we hurry through our days without ever noticing God? Take a moment and answer that question for yourself. As I look at the answer for myself, I have to admit that there are far too many times I don’t stop to notice God. There are many reasons we do this. We are busy ...

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Rockland United Methodist Church

Art Smith The Marietta Times Rockland United Methodist Church, 2141 Washington Blvd. in Belpre holds worship services at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, Sunday school at 9:30 a.m and Bible Study at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. The current building was constructed in 1961. The Times will feature ...

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Gilman United Methodist activities Services at Gilman United Methodist Church, 312 Gilman Ave., Marietta. Consecration Sunday Consecration Sunday, Nov. 12, Message: “Living into God’s Dream for Gilman Together.” On this Sunday we will remember God’s call for us together at ...

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Saturday Society of St. Stephen Auction, Saturday, Nov. 11, at Wayside United Methodist Church; doors open at 10 a.m. and the auction starts at 11 a.m.; church is located at 3001 Grand Central Ave., Vienna. Waterford Church of the Nazarene free soup and dessert luncheon and free clothing ...

Turn to faith in times of trouble

It was the beginning of the week following the huge warehouse fire in Parkersburg when I was in the car line at our granddaughter Addison’s school. The air was damp, dark, and heavy, and it smelled of burned plastic. Knowing the Wood County schools were closed, I wondered why Marietta ...

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St. Mary to host holiday bazaar Basilica of St.Mary of the Assumption will hold a holiday bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 2 in the church social hall at 506 Fourth St., Marietta. Holiday cookies, candies, a variety of baked goods, holiday crafts and gift items will be sold. This event is ...

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Saturday Fall Clothing & More Giveaway and Free Lunch, at Gilman United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, in the fellowship hall. Clothing of all sizes from children through adult are available, plus many other household and a variety of items — all free for ...

Finding the joy of a child

It was Tuesday morning a little after 11 a.m. and it was already 97 degrees. I had been working on the roof of a church in Monterrey, Mexico, and it was time for a short break and some cool water. I was a Volunteer in Mission trip in 2004. Just as I came down from the roof, the children from ...

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Community dinner and concert Reno Memorial Christian Church, State Route 7 in Reno, will be hosting a Free Will Community dinner and concert on Sunday evening, Oct. 29. The dinner (ham and scalloped potatoes) will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, followed immediately by a ...

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Saturday Cutler Country HeeHaw, scheduled for Oct 28, is being postponed until April next year, due to circumstances beyond their control; watch for the new date at that time. River Cities Ballroom Dance Club hosting a dance, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 28, at Wayside United ...