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March 2, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Fundraiser set for March 30

at Faith Ranch in Jewett

The second-annual pancake breakfast fundraiser to support the horse program at Faith Ranch in Jewett will be held March 30 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The event will include pancakes and sausage, pony rides for children and petting animals.

Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children under age 10.

Faith Ranch is located on 89500 Jewett-Germano Road, Jewett.

For information call (740) 946-2255 or visit the website at

Faith Ranch, which has 108 horses used for public trailriding, summer camp and retreat groups, is a non-denominational Christian ranch camp.

"It is our purpose to provide a wholesome Christ-centered environment in a ranch setting and to build friendships by using recreation and ranch activities as tools to aid in sharing Jesus Christ, His Love and His Word with any and all guests," its vision statement on the website notes.

'Fellowship, faith, food'

at First Westminster

First Westminster Presbyterian Church located at 235 N. Fourth St., Steubenville, is continuing to host late Sunday afternoon worship services and meals during the Lenten season.

The "fellowship, faith and food" gatherings are open to the public with worship services beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, March 17 and March 24. Soup and sandwich meals follow the services. For information, contact the church at (740) 282-4591.

Revival services scheduled

at Riverview Baptist

Riverview Baptist Chapel, located at 225 Charles St., Wellsburg, will host a revival with services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 10 and daily at 7 p.m. March 11-13.

Fred Turnipseed of Fort Worth, Texas, will be the guest speaker. The services are open to the public.

Meals, services at Grace Lutheran during Lent

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church located at 2105 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, is holding weekly soup and sandwich meals during Lent on Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Church services follow at 7 p.m.

St. Nicholas Orthodox

selling pierogies March 15

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church will hold a frozen cheese and potato pierogi sale from noon to 2 p.m. March 15 at the church located 604 Colliers Way, Weirton, across from the Weirton Medical.

Pre-order by calling (304) 527-1319.

More than 450 at African Children's Choir concert

More than 450 people turned out Wednesday evening at Starkdale Presbyterian Church for a performance of the African Children's Choir, a nonprofit humanitarian and relief organization.

The African Children's Choir has been working with Africa's most vulnerable children for the past 28 years. The choir's mission is to raise awareness of the plight of Africa's orphaned and abandoned children.

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