Good News from Christ, half hour of worship and music from Christ United Methodist Church, every Sunday at 10:05 a.m. on WMOA radio, 1490 AM.


First Presbyterian Church of Marietta offering a free lunch for the community, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 22, corner of Wooster and Fourth streets; everyone welcome.

Big Fish Play Day, 10 to 11:30 a.m., every Tuesday, Newport United Methodist Church, Greene Street, Newport; kids will play, learn colors, sing songs, interact with others; free activity; children under age of 6 are welcome; parents must be present at all times; to register, 473-2598.


Marietta First Church of the Nazarene children’s summer program W.I.G.B.Y. (Wednesdays In God’s Back Yard), 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesdays, 100 Mill Creek Road, Marietta; Treasure Seekers is the theme for children 3 years old through going into the 6th grade; 373-5406 or e-mail; all children welcome; stories, games, crafts, music, sno-cones.

Marietta First Church of the Nazarene series of lessons, going through the Book of Hebrews on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. The church is located at 100 Mill Creek Road, Marietta. The public is invited. Children and teen activities and college and career Bible study will also be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday evenings; 373-5406 or

Daily Bread Kitchen free lunch to the community, Wednesdays, Knights of Columbus Hall, 312 Franklin St., Marietta, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; everyone is welcome.

Holy Communion and Healing Services, every Wednesday, noon, Christ United Methodist Church, 301 Wooster St., Marietta; 373-1512.

Lowell Christian Church hosts ‘Family Ties’ Fellowship weekly potluck dinner and Bible study, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesdays, 322 4th St., Lowell; bring a covered dish for dinner; fellowship at 6:30 p.m.; Bible study, 7 to 8 p.m.; youth programs for ages preschool through 12th grade available; all are welcome; transportation within the Lowell Area may be arranged; (740) 525-8324.

S.A.L.T. (Single Adults Learning Together) meeting, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wednesdays, First Baptist Church of Williamstown, 431 Highland Ave., Williamstown, Room 306; meets weekly for a Bible study; open to all single, divorced or widowed adults 30 years and up; do not have to attend FBCW to come; (304) 375-5888.


Grief Recovery Support Group at Sand Hill United Methodist Church, 6 p.m., each Thursday, Child Care Building, 725 Sandhill Road, Reno; GriefShare is a seminar/support group for people grieving the death of someone close; valuable information; 373-8712.

The Religion calendar appears each Saturday on the Focus on Faith page. To submit information, send to Christy Hudson, The Marietta Times, 700 Channel Lane, Marietta, Ohio 45750; e-mail to; submit through the Virtual Newsroom at The Times’ Web site (; fax to 376-5475; or call 376-5446. Deadline for information to be received is Monday for that Saturday’s edition.