Church news

The Plymouth Heights Church of the Nazarene

The Plymouth Heights Church of the Nazarene located at 25 Arnett Drive (behind Green High School) in Franklin Furnace, Ohio, will present “Bow the Knee”, a dynamic musical Easter Cantata, under the direction of Mrs. Connie Otworth, Choir Director. “Bow the Knee” will be performed on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, April 14. 15 and 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM each evening.

Community of Christ

Community of Christ 2237 Russell Avenue West Portsmouth will continue the Lenten journey as they gather to celebrate Palm/Passion Sunday on April 9 during their 10:30 AM Morning Worship service. Elder Kim Green will develop the weekly World Church theme along with Elder Carol McGraw presenting the musical selections and Seventy Justin Delong leading the youth during Children’s Church which will participate in the Morning Worship service with a Palm Sunday Focus Moment. Elder Kathy Deemer will begin the Saints Study time at 9:30 AM. West Portsmouth Community of Christ will hold a Sonrise Service on Easter Sunday April 16 at 8 a.m.

First Church of Christ

The First Church of Christ, 1224 Dogwood Ridge Road, Wheelersburg, will celebrate Palm Sunday during the 10:30 a.m. worship service Sunday, April 9. Sunday school will start at 9:30 a.m. Easter cantata practice will start at 5:15 p.m. Sunday, April 9, and evening worship service will begin at 6.

The ladies meets for Bible study at 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the office annex. All ladies are invited to attend Bible study.

Rase Martin leads devotions at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays at the River Bend House in Wheelersburg. Praise, prayer and Bible study, which is led by Rase Martin, begins at 7 p.m. Wednesdays.

If you would like more information about these events or the church, please call Rase Martin, minister, at (740) 574-1913 or call the church office at (740) 574-5031.

St. John Lutheran Church

St. John Lutheran Church invites you to come worship with us. Sunday, April 9th at 10:30 a. m. we will have our Palm Sunday service. April 13th will be our Maundy Thursday service at 7:00 p.m. April 14th will be our Good Friday service at 7:00 p. m. April 15th will be our Easter egg hunt for all children through grade 6. A hot dog lunch and crafts will be provided. April 16th is Easter Sunday. Our services begin at 8:00 a.m. with our sunrise service. Easter Breakfast will be served at 9:00 a.m. Our Easter Festival Service will be at 10:30 a.m. Everyone is invited to these services. We are located at 5600 Junior Furnace/ Powellsville Road, Franklin Furnace, Ohio. If you have any questions, please contact us at 1-740-574-8028.

Coles Blvd. First Church Of God

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

Saturday, April 8, 10 a.m. – Quilting Class. Anyone interested in attending is welcome. Please bring a sack lunch.

Sunday, April 9, 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, April 9, 4:30 p.m. – Easter Play practice.

Sunday, April 9, 6 p.m. – Evening Worship with Pastor Chad bringing the message from God’s Word.

Monday, April 10, 5:30 p.m. – Exercise Class in the Fellowship Hall.

Tuesday, April 11, 3 – 5 p.m. – Tracy Park Ministry

Tuesday, April 11, 7 p.m. – Nursing Home Ministry at South Shore Nursing Home.

Wednesday, April 12, 6 p.m. – Bible Study

Thursday, April 13, 3 – 5 p.m. – Coles Blvd. Local Compassionate Ministries Food Pantry hours are observed.

North Moreland Christian Baptist Church

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.

Community Bible Church

The Easter Play, “Harvest of Grace,” will take place Saturday, April 8, at Community Bible Church at 230 Fairground Road, Lucasville.

Portsmouth First Church of the Nazarene

Portsmouth First Church of the Nazarene meets on Sunday at 3rd and Brown Street in Portsmouth at 11 a.m. Wednesday night services start at 6:30 p.m., and Men’s Bible Study is on Thursdays at 7 p.m. We invite everyone to come out and fellowship with us. If you are looking for a place to worship, we would love to have you. We will be hosting an Easter egg hunt on April 15 at 11 a.m.. All children ages 1-12 are welcomed to come. Prizes will be awarded.

Carey’s Run Church of Christ

Carey’s Run Church of Chris, 1560 Carey’s Run Road, West Portsmouth, will hold an annual Friends Day April 7, 2017. Service is at 10 a.m., Kids egg hunt at 11;15 a.m., and dinner with honor of guests at 11:45 a.m.

First Christian Church

Holy Week Lunch and Worship will be held at Frist Christian Church, Third and Gay streets in Portsmouth, Monday-Friday, April 10-14 from noon until 1 p.m. each day. This year’s theme is Lord, Meet Us in the Shadows.