Church News


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

Saturday, October 14, 10 a.m. – Quilting Class

Sunday, October 15, 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, October 15, 4 p.m. – Practice for Smokey Mountain Christmas.

Sunday, October 15, 6 p.m. – Evening Worship with Pastor Chad bringing the message from God’s Word.

Monday, October 16, 5:30 p.m. – Exercise Class in the Fellowship Hall.

Tuesday, October 17, 3 – 5 p.m. – Tracy Park Ministry

Wednesday, October 18, 6 p.m. – Bible Study

Thursday, October 19, 5:30 p.m. – Exercise Class in the Fellowship Hall.

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. Children’s Church is provided. Everyone is welcome. If you have any questions, please contact us at 740-574-8028.

The First Church of Christ, 1224 Dogwood Ridge Road, Wheelersburg, will host its annual Ladies Fall Fellowship Thursday, Oct. 19. Serena Miller, of Minford and a multiple award-winning author of inspirational, historical and Amish fiction, will be the speaker. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m., and dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. The menu will include chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, tossed salad, desserts and rolls. All ladies of the area are invited to come and enjoy an evening of free food, fun, fellowship and spiritual learning. Please call (740) 574-5031 by Monday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. to noon to make your reservation.

Serena Miller’s books include “Murder On The Mississippi Queen,” “More Than Happy: The Wisdom of Amish Parenting,” “A Way of Escape,” “Fearless Hope,” “Murder At Slippery Slope Youth Camp,” “Under a Blackberry Moon,” “Murder at the Buckstaff Bathhouse,” “Murder On the Texas Eagle,” “Hidden Mercies,” “A Promise To Love,” “An Uncommon Grace,” “The Measure of Katie Calloway,” and “Love Finds You In Sugarcreek, Ohio.” “An Uncommon Grace” became a Hallmark movie, which aired Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, on the Hallmark Movies and Mysteries channel.

Services Sunday, Oct. 15, 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. Sam Cooke will preach during the 10:30 a.m. and the 6 p.m. worship services, and he will lead the Sunday school lesson. The community is invited to worship with our congregation.

The ladies will meet for Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at the church annex. All ladies are invited to attend.

COLTS will meet for lunch and fellowship at noon Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Ponderosa, 8801 Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg. Please come and join the group for a time of fellowship.

Praise, prayer and Bible study with the study of Matthew will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18.

If you would like more information about these events or the church, please call the church office at (740) 574-5031 from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Friday.

“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.”

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. In Memory of George Sisler, the church will be accepting donations of pop cans to carry on his ministry. They can be dropped off at the church Fellowship Hall entryway at 1910 Harrisonville Ave. Portsmouth.

Community of Christ 2237 Russell Avenue West Portsmouth will gather at 10:30 AM on Sunday October 15 for their Children’s Sabbath Day Morning Worship hour. The weekly World Church theme of “The Banquet Is Ready” will be developed by Elder Kathy Deemer along with Elder Carol McGraw presenting the musical selections and the McGraw family leading the youth during Children’s Church. Saints Study will begin at 9:30 AM as Elder Kathy Deemer brings forth the study discussion. After Morning Worship fellowship will continue with a carry-in lunch and then an afternoon of fun at the PRP Pumpkin Patch. A “Healing Service” will be held at Lucasville Community of Christ on Sunday October 15 at 6 PM. The “Girlfriends-n-God” will meet on Tuesday October 17 at the branch to finalize plans for their 35th Annual “Holiday Bazaar” presented by the West Portsmouth Women’s Department and will be held on Friday November 3 and Saturday November 4 in the church basement from 9 AM – 4 PM each day. All are welcome!!

The Faith Fellowship Church is having a community day!!

When: Oct 21,2017

Time: starts at 5:00 pm

Where: Faith Fellowship Church

3001 McDermott Pond Creek Rd.

McDermott, OH 45652

Food, games, gospel music.!! Everyone welcome!!