Church News


St. John Lutheran Church invites you to come worship with us. We are located at 5600 Junior Furnace / Powellsville Road, Franklin Furnace. Sunday morning worship begins at 10:30 a. m. with Pastor Carl Beck. Children’s Church is provided. Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, please contact us at 740-574-8028.

Charity Free Will Baptist Church, 7432 S.R. 139, Lucasville, Ohio (Clarktown) will have its homecoming service on Sunday, October 8, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. Brother Mark Hardin will be preaching and the Payne family will be singing. There will be a carry-in dinner following the morning service. There will not be an afternoon or evening service. Pastor Gary Dheel – phone 740 820 8775 or 740 727 0506

Community of Christ 2237 Russell Avenue West Portsmouth will welcome Evangelist Jeannette Rachford to their 10:30 AM Morning Worship service on Sunday September 24. Evangelist Rachford will share her ministry as Deacon Vicki Allen develops the weekly World Church theme of “God’s Generosity” along with Elder Carol McGraw playing the musical selections. Brianne Tackett and Joanna Bowling will lead the youth during Children’s Church also beginning at 10:30 AM. Elder Kathy Deemer is in charge of “Saints Study” at 9:30 AM before the Morning Worship Hour.

Wednesday Worship will be held on September 27 at the branch with Deacon Junior Shy hosting the event starting at 6 p.m. The Girlfriends-n-God Women’s Department will present their 35th annual “Holiday Bazaar” on Friday, Nov. 3 and Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day in the church basement. All are welcome!!

First Church of Christ –Services Sunday, Sept. 24, at the First Church of Christ, 1224 Dogwood Ridge Road, Wheelersburg, will include Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. and worship services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Kevin Yeager will preach during the 6 p.m. service.

The ladies will meet for Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the church annex. All ladies are invited to attend.

Praise, prayer and Bible study with the study of Matthew will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27.

First Church will be packing 300 boxes for Operation Christmas Child and these items are still needed: erasers (pencil top and large), paper, pencils (at least 900), wash cloths, tooth brushes, soap, combs, flip flops, socks, sunglasses, lip balms, small cups, sewing kits (you can make your own), small tool sets, material for making clothes, coloring book, toys (not military themed); and colorful duct tape for homemade pencil pouches.

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

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.

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

Saturday, September 23, 10 a.m. – Quilting Class

Sunday, September 24, 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, September 24, 6 p.m. – Evening Worship with Pastor Chad bringing the message from God’s Word.

Monday, September 25, 5:30 p.m. – Exercise Class in the Fellowship Hall

Monday, September 25, 6 p.m. – Ladies Meeting

Tuesday, September 26, 3 – 5 p.m. – Tracy Park Ministry

Wednesday, September 27, 6 p.m. – Bible Study with Pastor Chad continuing the study in the book of Titus.

Thursday, September 28, 3 – 5 p.m. – Coles Blvd. Local Compassionate Ministries Food Pantry is open. Entrance is at the back door.

Thursday, September 28, 5:30 p.m. – Exercise Class in the Fellowship Hall

For more information, contact Pastor Chad Benner at 740-464-4540

Plymouth Heights Church of the Nazarene in Revival Plymouth Heights Church of the Nazarene will be in revival with Rev. Billy Huddleston beginning October 1, 2017 with the 10:30 AM worship service. The revival will continue with the October 1, 2017 evening service at 6:00 PM and continue through October 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM each evening. Rev. Huddleston is an ordained elder and a commissioned evangelist in the Church of the Nazarene. He received his education at Olivet Nazarene University in Kankakee, Illinois.

During his four years at O.N.U., he was a four-year member of the Orpheus Choir, participated in the spiritual life program, held revivals and youth revivals across the educational region, and sang with the southern gospel quartet United. Since 1997, Billy has traveled fulltime preaching and singing, challenging people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, holding meetings in over 43 states and Canada. Billy has a passion to lead people into a powerful encounter with the living Christ. It is his desire to see lives and lifestyles changed as a result of those encounters.

It is Billy’s belief that all lives, young and old alike, are valuable to Jesus Christ and that each one has a vital role to play in the fulfillment and building of His Kingdom. Billy delivers in-depth messages with an intensity and intelligence that aren’t forgotten At the heart of Billy’s message is the Cross. He has found that Jesus’ style is the Cross Style. To be a follower of Christ is to participate in His Cross and allow Him to be revealed.

As an international evangelist, Billy is committed to this message and call. There will also be special singing each service. The church is located at 25 Arnette Drive (behind Green High School), Franklin Furnace, Ohio. Pastor Andy Ramey invites the public to attend. For further information call 740-354-9021.