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March 25, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Holy Resurrection holding

Presanctified Liturgy

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The service of the Presanctified Liturgy will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday ath the Holy Resurrection Serbian Orthodox Church located at 528 N. Fourth St.

"The Presanctified Liturgy is an ancient and beautiful service held only during the Great Fast preceding the feast of the Resurrection," explained the Rev. Rade Merick, Holy Resurrection pastor. "As the joy of the Eucharistic Liturgy is inappropriate during the weekdays of the Fast, but the faithful are in even greater need of being strengthened by Holy Communion, the Eucharist consecrated on Sunday is kept and distributed during a special vesperal liturgy on Wednesdays and Fridays throughout Lent.

"The service is deeply penitential, but filled with the assurance of Christ's love in giving Himself to us in Communion."

Merick and visiting clergy will serve, with responses by the church's choir. A lenten meal will follow. It is open to the public.

St. Nicholas holding dinner

WEIRTON - St. Nicholas Orthodox Church will hold a fish dinner from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday at the church located at 604 Colliers Way, across from the Weirton Medical Center.

The dinner includes pierogies, halushki and green beans. A drink is included with eat-in meals. Take-out also is available. The cost is $10.

For information, call (304) 723-9746.

Son of Legion hold fundraiser

WEIRTON - The Sons of the American Legion Post 10 will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit the post from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 21 at the post located at 3140 Pennsylvania Ave.

Dinner costs $7 for adults, $4 for children and free for children 5 and under. It includes homemade spaghetti, salad, dessert and coffee. Other beverages are available for purchase.

For information, call (304) 723-2732.

Dinner to benefit local man

FOLLANSBEE - A spaghetti dinner will be held April 30 at the Hooverson Heights Fire Department on May Road to benefit Rich Beatty of Follansbee, a kidney transplant patient.

The cost is $6 for the dinner, which will begin at 3 p.m. There also will be a 50-50 drawing.

For information, call Anthony "Butch" Rotellini at (304) 479-0225.

Young Marines holding boot camp

NEW MANCHESTER - The Tri-State Young Marines are accepting new recruits, and a week-long new recruit boot camp begins May 13 at Tomlinson Run State Park.

The youth education and service group accepts boys and girls aged 8 through high school in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. It has promoted mental, moral and physical development in the Upper Ohio Valley for 16 years. The program focuses on character building and leadership and promotes a healthy, drug-free lifestyle. The Young Marines is the focal point for the U.S. Marine Corps' Youth Drug Demand Reduction efforts. To learn more about the Young Marines, visit the national website at For more information on the Tri-State Young Marines or to register call (304) 280-8898 or (740) 381-0838.

Heights competes in Bible Bowl

WEIRTON - Three coaches and 12 children from the Weirton Heights Church of Christ competed in the Bible Bowl in Marion, Ohio.

The three teams include two teams for older children, which placed first and second in the competition, and a third team for younger children, which placed first in their age group and won the speed round.

The coaches were Mark Zopp, Blair Haught and Robin Weltner. The teams were honored with a cake and ice cream social at the church.


workshop set

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio - First Matrix Motivation will hold grant-writing workshops from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. April 18 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 20 at the First Free Methodist Church located at 16260 St. Clair Ave. The seminars will look at writing grant proposals for buildings, programs, schools, technical skills, counseling, rehabilitation, job training, education, day care, health care and food and clothing distribution. The cost is $45 per person, including registration, workbook and on-going support services. The first 20 to register will receive a free copy of "Submitting Successful Grant Submissions." To register, call (330) 870-5903 or (330) 382-1086.

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