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Free community meals

Free community meals - 5 to 6 p.m., first Tuesday of each month, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Second St., Marietta. - 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., fourth Tuesday of every month, First Presbyterian Church, corner of Fourth and Wooster streets, Marietta. - Daily Bread Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. ...

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Moss Run church homecoming Moss Run Community Church will be having its 82nd Homecoming services on Sunday, Oct. 8, celebrating 172 years of service to the Lord. Morning services will start at 9:30 a.m. for Sunday school and 10:30 a.m. for morning worship, followed by a dinner in the church ...

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Saturday “Good Samaritan Free Meal and Clothing Giveaway,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., third Saturday of every month, at Faith United Methodist Church, 503 Seventh St., Marietta. Sunday St. Bernard Catholic Church (Beverly) annual Parish picnic, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 24; the ...

Stop at KMart offers lesson in faith, laughter

On a dash through K Mart with an armload of stuff, I stopped in the card section to pick up a card for a grieving friend. I landed beside an elderly gentleman in a worn straw hat. He was chuckling at a birthday card in his hand that had a large number 18 on it. He asked me if there were any ...

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Saturday “Good Samaritan Free Meal and Clothing Giveaway,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., third Saturday of every month, at Faith United Methodist Church, 503 Seventh St., Marietta. Sunday HarborSite Baptist Church will celebrate its eighth anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 17. Everyone is invited to ...

Harvey dress down day

Hurricane Harvey relief effort

St. Mary Catholic School participated in conjunction with The Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption and the Diocese of Steubenville to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. The school donated $930 to Catholic Charities by hosting a dress down day where students and staff ...

A channel of God’s grace

Many years ago, I read the following devotion by Charles Davis in the Upper Room. I found it so intriguing that I wanted to share it with you. It read: “Several years ago, my wife and I were on a mission trip to Ghana, West Africa. My wife fell and fractured her ankle. Her leg was ...

Women’s Day Out at Beverly church

The Beverly United Methodist Women invite all area women to their eighth women’s day out. This year’s theme is “Happy Trails” It is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. The day will feature speakers, workshops and a luncheon. There is ...

New Awana season begins

The opening program for the 2017-2018 Awana program at Twin Rivers Baptist Church, 110 D.A.V. Road, Whipple, will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13. The opening program will include inflatables, weather permitting. Classes are held from 7 to 8:15 p.m. each Wednesday from September through ...

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Saturday The Gathering, held again this year by many of the churches in the Belpre area, will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 9, at Civitan Park down by the river; everyone is welcome; free food, games, music and much more. “Good Samaritan Free Meal and Clothing Giveaway,” 11 a.m. ...

Thoughts of Faith: It’s all about perspective

When browsing through a crowded bookstore recently, I came upon an unpretentious little volume titled, “The Noticer,” by Andy Andrews. It’s bound by subdued colors, brown and green, and encompasses all of 168 pages, but, like a well-made salad, there is much goodness within the small ...

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	Becky Nolt works her way along the assembly line at St. Luke’s Lutheran.

Packed and ready for a new school year

“The need for supporting these children is very real and is not going away,” —Steve Mahaffey, Pastor of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church For 25 years now, St Luke’s Lutheran at the corner of Scammel and Fourth in Marietta has been getting ready each year for the start of school. This ...

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Church looking for fall vendors Are you an independent distributor for a company like Younique, Jamberry, itWorks!, Agnes & Dora, doTerra, or Tastefully Simple? Do you make crafts? Are you a photographer? Wayside UMC’s Fall Vendor and Craft Fair is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30. ...

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Saturday Free concert, by the band “Jack Shelton and 64 to Grayson” and the Marietta Ukulele choir, 4 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 26, at First Presbyterian Church, 501 Fourth St., Marietta; public is invited; free inflatables, balloon animals, face painting, library activity table, games, ...

Our ‘ark’ of salvation

Recently I, along with some family members, visited the Ark Encounter in Kentucky. What an awesome experience! The ark is 510 feet long, 85 feet wide and 51 feet high. It has 3.3 million board feet of timber, is the biggest timber-frame structure in the world, and was closely built to Bible ...

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Parr Hill to hold homecoming Parr Hill Community Church will have its homecoming at 4 p.m. Aug. 20 Beavertown, Ohio 7. There will be food, music and fellowship with friends and neighbors. Everyone is welcome. St. Luke’s to host rummage sale Annual rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., ...

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Saturday Annual rummage sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 19, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Second St., parking lot behind; huge sale includes hutch, tables, household items, clothing, books and games, holiday decorations and more; special feature - Hot Dog Lady in costume with ...