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Church events, activities detailed

March 16, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Wintersville Baptist anniversary set

Wintersville Baptist Temple will be celebrating its 49th anniversary Sunday, beginning at 9:15 a.m. with a fellowship time to include coffee and doughnuts.

Sunday school starts at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Ralph Wingate Sr. as special speaker. Pastor John Beard will preach at the 11 a.m. service where David Smith and the church choir will provide special music.

A dinner will follow in the fellowship hall.

A Sunday evening service at 7 p.m. will include special music with church members choosing their favorite hymns and sharing testimonies. Beard will close with the message entitled "Praise and Thanksgiving Belong to the Lord."

The church originated on Easter Sunday on March 15, 1964, in the Wintersville fire hall under Wingate's leadership. It was during his ministry that the present building was constructed and attendance grew. The Rev. Gary Martin served as pastor from 1978 to 1989, when Beard assumed the position.

For information, contact the church office at (740) 264-7786.

Joint worship service Sunday

The Weirton United Methodist Parish, including the Christ United Methodist, First United Methodist and Pleasant Valley United Methodist churches, will hold a joint worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Christ United Methodist Church located at 3598 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton.

Spaghetti dinner at chapel

Wintersville Community Chapel located at 27 Ward Drive, Wintersville, will be having an all-you-can-eat fundraiser spaghetti dinner today from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The donation of $7 includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti, a trip to the salad bar, bread, a beverage and homemade desserts. A single serving is $6, and children 10 and under eat for $3. To add meatballs to a dinner is an additional 50 cents.

There also is a choice of meatball hoagies for $3.50 or make it a meal for $6. Takeout orders are available by calling (740) 264-7873.

The money raised goes to the missionary society, according to a church spokesperson. The WCCMS supports missions throughout the world, across the United States and locally, including God's Outreach, a food pantry in Jefferson County.

Women of Harmony meet

The Mingo Junction Women of Harmony of Harmony United Methodist Church held their March meeting in the church's social hall with Mary Joy VanDyne, president, presiding and reading devotions entitled "Transfer is Complete" by Billy Graham.

Chris Davis reported on the annual Feinstein matching funds program in progress through the end of April at Urban Mission Ministries where philanthropist Alan Feinstein proportionately matches monetary and non-perishable food item donations to hunger ministries. She also reported on the mission's "Campaign for Good."

Davis served as the leader for the evening, giving a quiz on the Lenten season.

VanDyne reported that the church had donated jelly beans to Urban Mission and noted Sunday is the last day to order lilies. The mother-daughter banquet will be held May 9 beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Other business included the group purchasing large print hymnals.

Tina Corder served as hostess.

Jeannie Dimmit will be the leader for the April meeting, and Lillian Criss will be the hostess.

Program features mime, dancing

"I'll Praise Him in a Dance" featuring the Ohio Valley Ministries through mime and liturigcal dance will be presented on Palm Sunday, March 24, beginning at 4 p.m. at Shiloh Apostolic Faith Assembly located at 3000 Weir Ave., Weirton.

The event will involve the youth of Shiloh; Sister Alexis Turner-Davis of Shiloh Apostolic; Sisters Karen Wayne and Taylor Williams and Halley Williams of Christ the King; Sister Quanita Gray of Tower of Power; Sister Phyllis Freeman of Shiloh Apostolc; and Sister Tracy Black of Greater Faith Worship Center of Industry, Pa.

The event is sponsored by the building fund. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

The Rev. D.W. Cummings is pastor. Sister Tish Turner is program coordinator.

Special services at Sacred Heart

The Sacred Heart of Mary Church will celebrate Gorzkie Zale, or "Bitter Lamentations," a traditional Polish Lenten devotion dating back to the 1700s, at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church located at 200 Preston Ave., Weirton.

The service incorporates Polish and English text, chant, reading and silent meditation on Jesus Christ's and Mary's suffering during the passion and crucifixion. The public is welcome to attend.

The church will celebrate "Around the Cross," a Lenten devotion in the ecumenical Taize tradition, at 7 p.m. March 22. The service incorporates scripture, chant, silent meditation and intercessory prayer. The Taize community was founded as a place where divided Christians and separated people could worship together in Taize, France, in 1940. All are invited to contemplate Christ's redemption.

The church will celebrate Tenebrae, or "Darkness Fell," a traditional monastic Holy Week devotion, at 8 p.m. March 27. The service is a meditation on the last seven phrases Christ spoke during the passion and his death. All are welcome to attend.

Baked steak dinner Wednesday

A baked steak fundraiser dinner will be held Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Hill Top Fellowship Hall, located on county Road 46, Toronto.

The menu includes baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, salad bar, homemade pies, and hot and cold beverages. Patrons can dine in or get carryouts.

Donations will be accepted.

Sveta Petka Kolo meets

Members of the Sveta Petka Kolo of Holy Resection Serbian Orthodox Church in Steubenville held their monthly meeting March 7 at Eat'n Park in Steubenville.

Eighteen members were in attendance to be updated on upcoming events, including plans for the Lenten dinner on March 27 following the vesper service. Plans to bake pogaco on April 16 also were finalized.

A donation was made to Goya, an organization with the Greek Church for Orthodox youth.

The organization will have a bake sale after church on its Palm Sunday celebrated April 28.

The next meeting will be at noon on April 5 at Eat'n Park.

Triumph of the Cross CWC meets

Triumph of the Cross' Catholic Women's Club met March 6 with Terri Fernandes, first coordinator, presiding.

The club will make prayer cards featuring favorite prayers and distribute them to each of the 12 first communicants, it was announced.

Fernandes informed members about the Adopt a Cardinal program and its website at www.adoptacardinal.org where individuals could adopt a Cardinal to pray for during the Conclave. She also distributed a prayer that could be used during the Conclave.

In a pastor's report, the Rev. Thomas Nau discussed Lenten devotions, which include:

Stations of the Cross every Friday during Lent at noon at Holy Name and at 7 p.m. at Holy Rosary.

Tre Ore from noon to 3 p.m. on Good Friday at Holy Name Cathedral.

Penance Service at Holy Name on March 21.

Transitional Deaconate Ordination for seminarians Tom Nelson and Ed Maxfield will be held at 10 a.m. on March 23 at Holy Name.

Holy Week Chrism Mass will be held March 25 and Tenebrae on March 27 at Holy Name Cathedral.

Hostesses for the meeting were Fernandes, Ana Mae Wilson, Nancy Ciamacco and Mae DeFallo.

Prize winners were Wilson, 50-50, and Mamie Bucci and DeFallo, door prizes. The next meeting will be held April 2.

Spaghetti dinner at chapel today

Wintersville Community Chapel located at 27 Ward Drive, Wintersville, will be having an all-you-can-eat fundraiser spaghetti dinner today from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

The donation of $7 includes all-you-can-eat spaghetti, a trip to the salad bar, bread, a beverage and homemade desserts. A single serving is $6, and children 10 and under eat for $3. To add meatballs to a dinner is an additional 50 cents.

There also is a choice of meatball hoagies for $3.50 or make it a meal for $6. Takeout orders are available by calling (740) 264-7873.

The money raised goes to the missionary society, according to a church spokesperson.

Church selling Easter bread

The All Saints Orthodox Church Philoptochos Society will hold its Greek Easter bake sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until sold out Thursday at the Hellenic Memorial Hall located at West Street, Weirton.

Greek Easter Bread is $7, koulourakia is $5 per dozen and frozen, ready to cook spanakopita rolls are $8. No pre-orders will be accepted.

Proceeds benefit charity.

Irish beef stew dinner Sunday

The Presbyterian Women of the First Presbyterian Church, located at 116 N. Third St., Toronto, will host an Irish stew dinner from noon to 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

Cost is by donation with the proceeds to benefit the Youth with a Purpose Boys' Home near Salineville. Patrons can dine in or get takeout.

Needhams to perform at church

The Needhams of Murfreesboro, Tenn., will perform in concert on March 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carrollton Bible Chapel located at 365 Steubenville Road S.E., Carrollton.

A love offering will be taken. Two food items are requested for admission and will be donated to Loaves and Fishes, the local food pantry.

For information, contact Pastor Chuck Wilson at (330) 627-7376 or Richard and Judy Cunningham at (330) 739-4005 or (330) 323-9253.

The Needham family members began their musical journey in the 1990s and have recorded several albums, including bluegrass gospel and southern gospel.

Concert of praise Sunday

The Triumph of Praise of Second Baptist Church, 717 Adams St., Steubenville, will be celebrating its 13th anniversary with a concert of praise Sunday at the church, beginning at 4 p.m.

Featured guest will be worship leader Torchee Smith and, the mime ministry of Arletta Reed, Brittany Motley and Dasha Wade.

 
 

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