Church news from throughout the area
Chicken and biscuit dinner at
Bell Chapel United Methodist
STEUBENVILLE — Bell Chapel United Methodist Church, 3419 state Route 213, will host its chicken and biscuit dinner from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. today. The dinner cost is $10 for adults and $7 for children ages 7-12. Children 6 and younger eat for free. Patrons can dine in or get takeout. The phone number is (740) 283-2239.
‘Blessing of the Pets’
Sept. 15 in Burgettstown
BURGETTSTOWN — The Paris Presbyterian Church at 127 Steubenville Pike, Burgettstown, will host a “Blessing fo the Pets” from noon to 3 p.m. on Sept. 15.
It is open to the public and will include a blessing given by Chaplain Tara Fanton and free refreshments. There will be a low-cost rabies vaccine clinic available also with Levi Chermicha as the veterinarian.
“A blessing for your pet is a wonderful way to show how much we appreciate and are thankful for the unconditional love of our pets,” an event spokesperson noted.
For safety reasons, all pets should be on a leash or in a carrier.
Soup, sandwich sale scheduled
for Wednesday in Wellsburg
WELLSBURG — St. John the Evangelist Altar Rosary Society will hold a soup and sandwich sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the church at 1300 Charles Street. Home-made soups, sandwiches and desserts will be available to eat in or take out.
It’s not too late to
WEIRTON — Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church has launched its Wednesday evening dinners and life discussions, and it’s not too late to be a part of it, according to an event spokesperson.
“Come join us and see what it is all about. Enjoy a delicious meal and have some fun activities and discussions for all ages,” the spokesperson noted of the outreach being offered from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. each Wednesday.
There will be activities for the children, including movies, games and stories, and separate classes for adults. For information, call (304) 723-2571 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rosemont Chapel to host
spaghetti dinner Sept. 15
STEUBENVILLE — Rosemont Chapel, located on the corner of Williams Boulevard and Goulds Road in Steubenville, will be hosting a spaghetti dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 15.
The menu consists of spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, bread, dessert and a beverage. Prices are $7.50 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger.
Patrons can dine in or get carry-out, which is available by calling (740) 282-9128.
Point Pleasant Ladies Aide
welcomes new member
WEIRTON — The Point Pleasant Ladies Aide members held their annual August picnic meeting at the church where the fellowship room was decorated to a colorful emoji theme.
President Carolyn Allison welcomed the members, introducing guest Nancy Holdsworth who is joining the group.
Vice President Lisa Subrick read the “Let Your Light Shine” devotion.
The blessing before the covered-dish picnic meal was read in unison.
The business meeting included reports by Secretary Nancy Conkle, who read the June minutes and correspondence from the Herron Family and Swaney Library, and by Treasurer Carla Fryer.
The upcoming River Fest in New Cumberland was discussed, and Betty Glenn gave a report on the cards she had sent from the group.
Donations were given to the New Cumberland VFW for the Wounded Warrior project and to Karen Randolph to be used in her teaching activities.
Joys and concerns were shared and followed by silent prayer.
Hostesses for the picnic meeting were Charlene Brown, Linda Dulaney, Ella Louise Herron and Tracy Lemley.
The next meeting will be held at the church on Sept. 12, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Brentwood UMC announces
special Sunday events
WINTERSVILLE — Brentwood United Methodist Church, 148 Stephens St., has two special activities scheduled for Sunday.
There will be demonstration on fire safety from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., given by Kevin Gray, a member of Brentwood UMC and the Empire Volunteer Fire Department. He also serves as president of the Jefferson County Fire and EMT Association. There will activity pages available for children.
Sunday evening there will be a free showing of “I Can Only Imagine,” beginning at 6 p.m. Popcorn and water will be available. For information or to schedule a ride, call (740) 264-4531.
Shiloh Apostolic to mark
90th church anniversary
WEIRTON — Shiloh Apostolic Faith Assembly, 3000 Weir Ave., will celebrate its 90th church anniversary on Sunday.
The Rev. D.W. Cummings will speak at the 12:30 p.m. service, and guest speaker Bishop James Gaiters will speak for the 5 p.m. service.
Gaiters is diocesan for the state of Ohio churches of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Inc. He pastors Grace Apostolic Church in Columbus.
Local and former members of Shiloh will participate during the celebration.
Rush Run Community Chapel
to hold revival services
RAYLAND — Rush Run Community Chapel, 1983 county Road 17, Rayland, will hold revival services on Sept. 14 and 15, beginning at 6 p.m.
The speaker will be Pastor Gary Phillips.
‘If Your Life Stinks,
There’s A ‘Pew’ for You’
NEW CUMBERLAND — Nessly Chapel United Methodist Church, state Route 2-by the backwaters, will be holding its “Fill-A-Pew” Sunday on Sunday with services held at 9:30 a.m.
The theme is “If Your Life Stinks, We Have a ‘Pew’ For You.”
“Everyone is invited to attend and bring a friend or two with you,” a church spokesperson said. A luncheon will follow.
The church is led by Pastor Bob Macek.