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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. to 1 p.m., every ...

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North Hills Church to Make a Difference The public is invited to join North Hills Baptist Church in making a difference on Saturday, Oct. 28, the national “Make a Difference Day.” They will be taking donations of blankets, coats, hats, and gloves (new or slightly used) to be given to the ...

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Saturday Blessing of the Animals! — To commemorate the feast of St. Francis and Honor all of God’s creatures, Our Lady of Mercy Church will conduct a blessing of pets at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. The event will be held in the parking lot of the church at 5001 Lowell Hill Road, Lowell, ...

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Marietta Bible Center celebrates 66 years

The Marietta Bible Center Church will be celebrating its 66th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 22. The service starts at 10 a.m. A special gift will be given to each family or individual in attendance. The Marietta Bible College Choir will sing and special groups from the choir will also sing. ...

Trust your fears in the Lord

Three of our granddaughters are on the MHS soccer team this year. Being a non-sports person with no knowledge of the game rules, I watch with only one goal, to make sure our girls don’t get hurt. I know this is completely unreasonable, that my presence will not stop anything from happening ...

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Country Fair at Devola church Oct. 19 Putnam Congregational Church will be having a “Country Fair” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at the church, located at 707 Masonic Park Road, Devola (3 miles out of Marietta on Ohio 60). Lunch will be served — vegetable soup, chicken sandwiches, bake ...

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Saturday Hills United Methodist Church, invites the public to stop in for lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, as one of the stops on the Annual Fall Foliage Tour; church is located off Ohio 26 at 55 Zion Ridge Road on the hill overlooking the historic Hills Covered Bridge; variety ...

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 ...

Interfaith Amigos coming

Community members in the Mid Ohio Valley are preparing Marietta and surrounding communities for the greatly anticipated visit of the Interfaith Amigos on November 10-12, 2017. You won’t want to miss these gentlemen. They have dedicated their life’s work to teaching others how to begin ...

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Bible Baptist welcomes new pastor

Bible Baptist Church of Bartlett invites the public to meet their new pastor on Sunday, Oct. 8. Pastor Mike Gibson and his family ask the public to join the church for preaching, singing and a time of fellowship after the morning service. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m., followed by Sunday ...

MOV Ringers fall concert

The Mid Ohio Valley Ringers Fall Concert will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at First Baptist Church, 813 Market St., Parkersburg. The Mid Ohio Valley Ringers is West Virginia’s only bronze level community handbell choir, and has members from Parkersburg, Marietta, Williamstown, Little ...

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Reno church to host community dinner 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 will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, followed immediately by a concert by the Clark ...

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Saturday The Mid Ohio Valley Ringers Fall Concert, 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, at First Baptist Church, 813 Market St., Parkersburg; the Ringers are West Virginia’s only bronze level community handbell choir, and has members from Parkersburg, Marietta, Williamstown, Little Hocking, Columbus, ...

Free community meals

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. ...

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Moss Run church homecoming Moss Run Community Church will be having its 82nd Homecoming services on Sunday, Oct. 8, celebrating 172 years of service to the Lord. Morning services will start at 9:30 a.m. for Sunday school and 10:30 a.m. for morning worship, followed by a dinner in the church ...

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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 St. Bernard Catholic Church (Beverly) annual Parish picnic, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 24; the ...

Stop at KMart offers lesson in faith, laughter

On a dash through K Mart with an armload of stuff, I stopped in the card section to pick up a card for a grieving friend. I landed beside an elderly gentleman in a worn straw hat. He was chuckling at a birthday card in his hand that had a large number 18 on it. He asked me if there were any ...