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Saint Jude Novena

May the Sacred Heart of Jesus be adored, glorified, loved, and preserved throughout the world now and forever. Sacred Heart of Jesus, pray for us. St. Jude worker of miracles, pray for us. St. Jude helper of the hopeless, pray for us. Say this prayer nine times a day for nine days. By the eighth day your prayer will be answered. It has never been known to fail. Publication mus be promised. Thank you, God for answering prayer. Thank you, St. Jude for interceding on my behalf. I will always encourage devotion to T.I.C.

St. John Lutheran Church

St. John Lutheran Church invites you to our annual Give-Away Day. Saturday morning, August 19, we will have our Give-Away Day at our Church from 10:00 to 12:00. We will be giving away gently used clothing and household items as well as backpacks and school supplies for school children. Children should be present to choose their backpacks. We are located at 5600 Junior Furnace/ Powellsville Road, Franklin Furnace, Ohio. Sunday morning worship is at 10:30a. m. with Pastor Carl Beck. Children’s Church is provided. Everyone is Welcome. Our phone number is 740-574-8028.

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 for you to come worship with them.

Sunday, August 20, 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, August 20, 6 p.m. – Evening Worship with Pastor Chad bringing the message from God’s Word.

Monday, August 21, 5:30 p.m. – Exercise Class in the Fellowship Hall.

Tuesday, August 22, 3 – 5 p.m. – Tracy Park Ministry

Wednesday, August 23, 6 p.m. – Bible Study, with Pastor Chad continuing the study on the book of Thessalonians.

Thursday, August 24, 3 – 5 p.m. – Coles Blvd. Local Compassionate Ministries Food Pantry is open. Entrance is at the back door.

Thursday, August 24, 5:30 p.m. – Exercise Class in the Fellowship Hall.

First Church of Christ

Deny Coburn will bring the message from God’s Word during the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday, Aug. 20, at the First Church of Christ, 1224 Dogwood Ridge Road, Wheelersburg. He will teach during Sunday school which will begin at 9:30 a.m. Kevin Yeager will preach during the 6 p.m. worship service.

Ladies will meet for Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 22, and all ladies are invited to join us to study the Bible.

Praise, prayer and Bible study will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 23, and they will continue a study of Matthew.

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

Community of Christ

Community of Christ 2237 Russell Avenue West Portsmouth will gather on Sunday August 20 for 10:30 AM Morning Worship with Teacher Stacie Stephens developing the weekly World Church theme of “Lord, Help Me.” Priest Luanne Day will present the musical selections along with Elder Vick Bloomfield leading the youth during Children’s Church also at 10:30 AM. Saints Study will begin at 9:30 AM with Elder Kathy Deemer bringing forth the discussion. Elder Vicki Crabtree will host the monthly Wednesday Worship on August 23 at the branch beginning at 6 PM. All are welcome.

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.

A Loaves & Fishes meal will be served to members of the community at noon on Saturday, August 26.

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

Southern Ohio Interchurch Holiness Convention

Southern Ohio Interchurch Holiness Convention; Hosted by Candy Run Wesleyan Tabernacle August 24 – 25, 2017, 1054 Lucasville Minford Rd. Lucasville, Oh. Leonard Sankey; Guest Speaker/ Convention Moderator, Mark Hunter; Guest Speaker, Dennis & Barbara Hayes; Special Music , Thursday Aug. 24 7:00 pm Opening Rally, Friday Aug. 25; 10:30 Morning Service; 12:00 noon Fasting and Prayer; 7:00 pm Evening Service. INFO Coordinator: Grace Bloomfield 740-858-8100 Host Pastor: Carl Rose 740-259-5496.