The mission team at Marietta Community Church is planning two fund-raising activities for an upcoming mission trip to Honduras.
The church's mission team will conduct a car wash from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2, at Sam's Club in Vienna, W.Va.
The mission team will also be busing tables from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, at Cici's Pizza in Marietta. Cici's will contribute a percentage of the total sales receipts collected.
Donations from both activities will go toward a mission trip in the fall to aid orphaned children in Honduras.
Church to celebrate pastor's birthday
Marietta Bible Center Church will be having a special service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 9, to honor its pastor, Myron K. Guiler, on his 75th birthday.
Special music will be provided by The Musical Martins, a group of four sisters who play together in a group that includes a flute, a violin, a cello and a concert harp. Guiler will bring a special message and there will be a picnic of North Carolina barbecue for the church family after the service.
On Sunday, Aug. 2, Joe Offenberger will preach in the 10 a.m. service. Guiler will bring a special message on "The Truth About God" for the 6 p.m. evening service.
Marietta Christian School will resume its fall classes on Aug. 24. Marietta Bible College will have registration on Sept. 2 with the first day of class to be Sept. 3. The school and college are ministries of the church.
For more information: 373-5551.
Church to celebrate homecoming Aug. 9
Mount Hermon Church in Amesville will be celebrating its homecoming on Sunday, Aug. 9.
Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., followed by an afternoon service at 2 p.m. featuring The Libbys singing and Brother Kenny Welch preaching.
The church will also be conducting revival services from Aug. 10 to 14. Services will begin at 7 p.m. each evening with Brother Paul Hagen as the speaker.
The church is on Ohio 550, between Amesville and Bartlett.
For more information: Pastor Delbert Bennett at (740) 554-5617.
Concert planned at Parkersburg church
Taj Rohr will be appearing in concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at First Christian Church, 1400 Washington Ave., Parkersburg.
There is no admission charge, but an offering will be taken to support Rohr's ministry.
For more information: (304) 485-5253.
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