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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 ...

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 ...