Church News


Coles Blvd. First Church of God

Pastor Chad Benner and the congregation of Coles Blvd. First Church Of God, located at 1300 Coles Blvd., would love to have you come worship with them!

Saturday, July 22, – Quilting Class in the Fellowship Hall

Sunday, July 23, – 10:30 a.m. – Morning Worship with Pastor Chad bringing the message from God’s Word. An interpreter for the deaf and hard of hearing is available at all services.

Sunday, July 23, 6 p.m. — Evening Worship with Pastor Chad bringing the message from God’s Word.

Tuesday, July 25, 3 – 5 p.m. — Tracy Park Ministry

Wednesday, July 26, 6 p.m. — Bible Study with Pastor Chad.

Thursday, July 27, 3 – 5 p.m. — Coles Blvd. Local Compassionate Ministries Food Pantry hours are observed. Entrance is at the back door.

Thursday, July 27, 7 p.m. — Fire Youth Group Ministry for grades 7 through 12.

All Saints’ Church

The community is warmly invited to worship with All Saints’ Church. On Sunday, we gather for Communion at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. Christians of every denomination are welcome to receive communion in the Episcopal Church.

All Saints’ is located at the corner of 4th and Court Streets in Portsmouth.

St. John Lutheran Church

St. John Lutheran Church invites you to come worship with us. We are located at 5600 Junior Furnace/ Powellsville Road, Franklin Furnace, Ohio. Sunday morning worship begins at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Carl Beck. Sunday, July 23, we are dedicating our new addition with a carry – in dinner following the service. Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, please contact us at 740-574-8028.

First Church of Christ

The congregation of the First Church of Christ invites the community to worship and study God’s Word with the every Sunday. Sunday school starts at 9:30 a.m. and worship services begin at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Rase Martin, minister, will preach and teach during the services.

Ladies will meet for Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, and all ladies are invited to join us to study the Bible.

Rase Martin will lead devotions at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, at the River Bend House in Wheelersburg. Praise, prayer and Bible study, led by Rase Martin, will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Please join us for Bible study.

If you would like more information about these events or the church, please call Rase Martin, minister, at (740) 574-1913 or call the church office at (740) 574-5031.

Community of Christ

Community of Christ, 2237 Russell Avenue West Portsmouth will gather on Sunday July 23 at 10:30 AM for their Morning Worship Hour. Seventy Justin Delong will develop the weekly World Church theme of “Become Children of the Kingdom.” Elder Kathy Deemer will present the musical selections for the service as Elder Wayne Allen and Deacon Vicki Allen lead the youth during Children’s Church also beginning at 10:30 AM. Saints Study will be led by Elder Kathy Deemer at 9:30 AM. Wednesday July 26 at 6 PM the saints will again gather for their monthly Wednesday Worship time being led by Deacon Vicki Allen. All are welcome.

Stoney Run Free Will Baptist Church

Stoney Run Free Will Baptist Church, 1001 Stoney Run Road, West Portsmouth will be having their Annual Homecoming services on Sunday, July 23 beginning at 10 a.m.

Rev. Chris Oiler will be the speaker. Theresa Jeffries from Huntington, WV will be providing the special singing. Dinner will be around noon.

North Moreland Christian Baptist Church

North Moreland Christian Baptist Church. Breakfast is served every Sunday morning 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Pastor Paul Hagen. Super Church Pastor Chris Meenach 10:30 a.m. to noon. Morning Worship Service 10:30 a.m. to noon. Evening Worship Service 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting Service 7:00 p.m. Children’s Bible Club, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Youth Meeting, Thursday, 6:00 p.m. with Ed Zeno.