Church News

All Saints Episcopal

The community is warmly invited to worship with All Saints’ Church. On Sunday, the church gathers 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.

Candy Run Tabernacle

Candy Run Wesleyan Youth Camp, located at 1054 Lucasville-Minford Road, Lucasville, Ohio, will occur from July 10 to July 14, 2017. Sign in will be at 3:00 p.m on July 10. The camp includes meals, beds, classes, recreation, bibles classes, missionary classes with EFM missionaries present, sports, games and water slides. Evangelist Rev. Adam Buckler will speak each night at 7:00, along with platform manager Rev. Matthew Blankenship. There will be a small fee for each youth attending camp, and each youth will need cash for concession stand. Adults will be permitted for evening services only, Come see Rev. Adam Buckler under the Direction of Sis. Grace Bloomfield. CONTACT 740-876-8597 or 740-858-8100.

Community Bible Church

Community Bible Church will be hosting its annual homecoming service on June 25, starting at 10:30 a.m. at 230 Fairground Road in Lucasville. The Homegate Quartet will be singing in the morning and an encore performance will be held around 1:30 p.m. Pastor Joe Nelson will be delivering the sermon and brother Jerry Stevens will speak in the afternoon.

Community of Christ

Community of Christ, which is located at 2237 Russell Avenue in West Portsmouth, will hold no services at the branch on Sunday May 28. The Saints are encouraged to journey to Camp Bountiful, located in Jackson, to be under the ministry of Presiding Bishop Stassi Cramm from World Headquarters in Independence, Mo. during the 10:30 a.m. Morning Worship hour. The saints will witness their brother-in-Christ, Wayne Allen, be ordained to the office of church Elder during the service. Fellowship will continue during the afternoon and rest of the week as the Saints gather at the camp for reunion sharing.

Duck Run Community Church

Duck Run Community Church is hosting a Vacation Bible School June 26 thru June 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. each night. There will be four youth classes and one adult class. For bus information, call 740-259-1198 or 740-981-3200. Curtis Jones is Pastor.

First Church of Christ

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.


Sunday, June 25, 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, June 25, our VBS closing program and picnic and evening service will be at Bob and Carla Messer’s campsite at Shady Pines Campground.

Monday, June 26, 6 p.m. — Ladies Meeting

Tuesday, June 27, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. — Tracy Park Ministry

Wednesday, June 28, 6 p.m. — Bible Study with Pastor Chad continuing the study on the book of James.

Saturday, July 1, 9 a.m. — Mens meeting

Portsmouth First Church of the Nazarene

Portsmouth First Church of the Nazarene, located at 456 Brown Street in Portsmouth, invites everyone to come out and fellowship with the congregation. Wednesday night service starts at 6:30 p.m., men’s bible study is on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m., and Sunday morning service is held at 11 a.m. If anyone is looking for a place to worship, the Portsmouth First Church of the Nazarene is welcoming any and all new guests or members.

Rosemount Church of the Nazarene

Rosemount Church of the Nazarene, located at 1422 Rosemount Road in Portsmouth, invites individuals from across the area to to join the congregation and Pastor Steve Nelson in worship.

Sunday school worship begins at 9:45 a.m., with Sunday morning worship following at 10:45 a.m. Sunday evening and Wednesday evening services commence at 6 p.m. and 7 p.m., respectively.

In addition to the weekly services, Rosemount Nazarene will be holding a large yard sale on Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1 at 10 a.m. on both days. A food and bake sale will also be held simultaneously with the yard sale.

For more information, call (440) 622-4660.

St. John Lutheran Church

St. John Lutheran Church invites you to come worship with the congregation. They are located at 5600 Junior Furnace/ Powellsville Road, Franklin Furnace, Ohio and will have the Children’s Bible school program this coming weekend. Sunday morning worship begins at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome to come join us for a fun, song filled service.