Program for strong families under way
Strengthening Families Program; 5:30 to 8 p.m, Mondays through Nov. 17 at The Unitarian Church; for parents and children 10 to 14 years old; sponsored by Children an Families First Council; funded through Ohio Children's Trust Fund; no cost for the program and each family will receive a gas voucher for each session; dinner provided; childcare will be provided on site for children under 10; for information or reservations, 376-7081.
Tunnel church offers GPS service
Gather, Praise, Seek (GPS), the Contemporary Service at Tunnel United Methodist Church will be having special worship music lead by Bruce Haas on Oct. 24. There wil be light refreshments at 11 to11:15 a.m. Worship service will follow from 11:15 a.m. to noon. Pastor Richard Thomas will be continuing a series on Spiritual Warfare from Ephesians 6, and will lead informal discussion. All are welcome to this time of contemporary Christian music, worship, and seeking. Tunnel Church is located on Ohio 550 at Tunnel, four miles west of Marietta. For more information, call (740) 423-5519.
Ruthie Dunn to
perform at New Mat
Country Gospel recording artist Ruthie Dunn will be singing at The Harvest Time Church Of God's Homecoming at 1 p.m on Sunday Oct. 24.
The church is located at New Matamoras, across from the Dairy Bar On Ohio 7. Pastor Jerry Slonaker welcomes everyone.
Looking to God for confidence
Pastor Terry Schmelzenbach of Marietta First Church of the Nazarene will be speaking on Sunday morning, Oct. 24, about Gaining Confidence in Tough Times. He will be speaking from 2 Chronicles 32:7-9. Pastor Schmelzenbach will address going to God's Word for gaining confidence, being honest with yourself, being in charge of your attitude, determining to be happy and asking God for help. Guests are welcome.
Services planned for Bible Center
Myron K. Guiler, pastor of the Marietta Bible Center Church, will preach at the 10 a.m service Oct. 24. His message will be on a statement made by the people about Jesus, "No Man Ever Spake Like this Man."
The Sunday evening service will be at 6 p.m. with Guiler speaking.
The Wednesday evening service will be at 7 p.m. with Guiler leading the Bible study.
Joe Offenberger continues his ministry in Moldava. He is teaching a class in his Bible College Ministry. He will return on Tuesday, Oct. 26.
Guiler will continue his studies from Revelation, at the Kennonsburg Bible Church at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28.
Jon Layner will preach at a special series of meetings, Oct. 24 to 27 at the Bible Brethren Church near Petersburg, W. Va.. The Marietta Bible College choir will sing on Monday, Oct. 25.
If you would like more information about the services and ministries of the Marietta Bible Center Church call 373-5551.
Conference coming in October
Marietta Baptist Temple's Missions Conference will be held starting at 7 p.m. nightly Oct. 27 to 30 and at 10 a.m., Oct. 31. The location is two miles on Caywood Road from Ohio 26. The speaker will be Missionary Jim Males with special singing by the Males Family. If you need a ride call 374-4047.
Trunk or Treat at Tunnel church
The Tunnel United Methodist Church "Trunk or Treat" is planning an activity for children, preschoolers to sixth graders, for Halloween from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30.
"Trunk or Treat" means that there will be treats passed out from the trunks of vehicles in the church parking lot. They expect to be in costumes with their vehicles decorated to celebrate various Bible characters and themes. Please contact Amy Peckens firstname.lastname@example.org or 374-8685.
Trick-A-Trunk at Sand Hill church
"Trick-A-Trunk" will be held from 6 to 6:30 p.m., Oct. 30, at Sand Hill United Methodist Church, 725 Sand Hill Rd., Reno. Popcorn and other treats will be handed out. For more information contact 374-6830.
Election Day bake sale at Sand Hill
An Election Day bake sale sponsored by Sand Hill United Methodist Church in Reno, will be held beginning at 6:30 a.m., Nov. 2, at Marietta Township Recreation Center (formerly Reno School), 260 Sand Hill Rd., Reno. For more information call 374-6830.
Annual turkey dinner in Whipple
The Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Stanleyville Rd., Whipple, will be having their annual turkey dinner from 4 to 7 p.m., Nov. 6. The menu will include turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, cole slaw, and loads of tasty baked goods. The cost is an optional donation. All proceeds will benefit church local missions.
Christmas bazaar at St. Luke's Episcopal
St. Luke's Episcopal Church annual Christmas bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 6, at 320 Second St., Marietta. The crafts are made by church members. There will be home baked goods, antiques and collectibles, used books, a drawing for a handcrafted hall (or sofa) table. Tombola, a carnival style game and a popular mainstay of bazaars and carnivals in Great Britain can be played. Homemade vegetable soup, sandwiches, homemade pies, coffee and tea will be available. For more information contact the church at 373-5132.
Concert planned for Vienna church
Ivan Parker will appear in concert at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 18, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 708 54th St., Vienna. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the Christian Supply Centre and Family Christian Stores. For more information call (304) 488-4311 or (304) 481-3827.
Trumpet concert part of ministry
Chiz Rider will be at Homeland Community Church in Parkersburg at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20.
He does a trumpet concert as part of his ministry. His website is www.chizrider.org. For more information you may call the church on Wednesdays (304) 420-9086.
Registration for Upward Basketball
Marietta First Church of the Nazarene is accepting registration forms for Upward Basketball. If your child did not receive a registration form and wants to play, please contact the church at 373-5406 and ask for Judy. This year we will be accepting applications for children in kindergarten through fourth grades. Early registration cost is $60 per child, and after Dec. 2 the cost is $75 per child. Deadline for registration is January 11. For more information you may contact Judy at 373-5406 or email@example.com