New Boston Church of Christ in Christian Union
New Boston Church of Christ in Christian Union will host “God’s Promises to a Woman’s Heart,” Spring Retreat on Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The speaker will be Lisa Barth Trimble, with special music by Amy Heimbach. Call Debbie Pruitt at 740-776-3354 or the Church office at 740-456-4390.
Community Bible Church
Community Bible Church, at 230 Fairground Road, Lucasville, will have Sunday morning service at 10 a.m. April 15, with preaching by Brother Jerry Stevens and singing by Sister Theresa Jeffries.
Bloom Freewill Baptist Church
Bloom Free Baptist Church, Rt. 140, will host a Revival from Sunday, April 15 through April 18, 2012, at 7 p.m.
Christ Brethren Church
Christ Brethren Church, 5877 Ohio 139, will have a Revival on Monday, April 16 through April 21, 2012, with the preaching of Tim Throckmorton and special singing nightly at 7 p.m.
Berean Baptist Church, Sciotoville
Sunday School 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service 10:40 a.m.; Evening Service 6 p.m.
Wednesday Prayer Service 7 p.m. with the Wednesday Night Kids Club (WNKC) and Teen Time. Visitation for Sick and Shut-Ins and Churchwide Visitation each week, including the Bus Ministry Visitation 11 a.m. each Saturday.
The Adult Choir will be opening the morning worship service with the choral anthem and also presenting their special anthem before the message. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Tim Lapish in both the a.m. and p.m. services. Soloist for the a.m. service will be Naomi Vallandingham and a duet by Becky Hickman and Carol Southworth in the p.m. service.
Special missionaries for the week will be John and Sue Lovegrove serving in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Special Birthday recognition will be for Bert Niner and special anniversary recognition will be for Francis and Bobbe Jo Crum and Paul and Beverly Seeley.
Mark Pierce will continue the special series on the Wednesday night study on “Spirit-Filled Leadership.”
Portsmouth First Church of the Nazarene
Portsmouth First Church of the Nazarene, at Third and Brown Streets in Portsmouth:
Saturday, April 14, Missionary and NYI Convention in Circleville.
Sunday, April 15, 9:30 a.m. - Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. - Morning Worship with Pastor Brian Daniels bringing the message. This is Pastor Brian, his wife, Kelly and their three children, Cody, Briely and Annabelle’s first Sunday with us, as our Pastor and family. An interpreter for the deaf and hard of hearing is available at all services; 10:45 a.m. - Bible Island for the children; Sunday, April 15, Following Morning Worship, there will be a board meeting with Pastor Daniels; 5:30 p.m.- Josh Whiteside’s College/Career Small Group meets at the church; 6 p.m. - Shane Davis Small Group meets at the church.
Monday, April 16, 6:30 p.m. - Elaine Evans and Leeann Kegley’s Smalll Group meets at the home of Cindy Brown.
Tuesday, April 17, 3-5 p.m. - Local Compassionate Ministries Hours are observed.
Wednesday, April 18, 6 p.m. - Wednesday Night Dinner; 7 p.m. - Men’s and Ladies” Bible Study; 7 p.m. - iLife for Teens; 7 p.m. - Children’s Bible Quizzing
Thursday, April 19, 3-5 p.m. - Local Compassionate Ministries hours are observed.
Thursday, April 19-21 - District Assembly at Grove City Church of the Nazarene
Pleasant Valley Community of Christ
Pleasant Valley Community of Christ, 723 Sedan Crabtree Road, Lucasville, will be hosting their Spring rummage sale on Saturday, April 14.
Christians on Local Tours (COLTS)
Christians on Local Tours (COLTS) will have lunch and a meeting at noon Tuesday, April 17, at Ponderosa, Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg.
The ladies group Helping Hands of the First Church of Christ, 1224 Dogwood Ridge Road, Wheelersburg, will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at the home of Maxine Munn.
For more information about these activities or the church, call Randy Wickham, minister, at 740-574-5031 or 740-574-1913.
The Evangelical United Church of Christ
The Evangelical United Church of Christ invites you to join them Sunday, April 15, for the weekly service. At 10 a.m. Rev. Evan Fisher will be presenting a sermon entitled “Surprises.”
Big Run Community Church
Big Run Community Church in Lucasville will host a Spring Revival starting Sunday, April 15, at 7 p.m. through Thursday evening, April 19. The message will be preached by Brother Bill Balcom of Mills River, N.C. Brother Balcom is originally from Scioto County and will be back to his home state to bring a spirit-filled message every evening. He brings years of experience and his humble personality will make you feel right at home. Please join the church and its congregation with local talent singing nightly.
The Revival will begin on Monday night with the family singers, “The Littles,” followed by Tuesday evening with Brother George Vastine and Brother Brad Harris who will also share their musical talents. April 18-19 will feature local talent as well.
For more information, call J. Blackburn at 961-1874. The church is approximately 2 ½ miles off of Ohio 104.
Grace Chapel Baptist Church
Grace Chapel Baptist Church of Dry Run Road, West Portsmouth, will hold services Sunday mornings with Sunday School at 10 a.m., and evening service on Thursdays at 7 p.m.