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June 15, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Greater Zion

event detailed

The 10th-annual "Ushering in His Presence" will be held at 5 p.m. June 23 at Greater Zion Temple Church located at 500 N. Fifth St., Steubenville.

The event will include "Dancing and rejoicing," according to a promotional flyer and is open to the public.

It is sponsored by the Greater Zion Temple Usher Ministry.

Bishop Roy Dawkins is the church's pastor.

For information, call (740) 282-1046.

Church to hold

lasagna dinner

St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Three Springs Drive, Weirton, will hold a lasagna dinner from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 21.

The cost is $8 for adults and teens and $4 for children 12 and under. The meal includes lasagna, salad, Italian bread and tea or coffee.

Soft drinks or water will be available for $1 each.

Free family event to be in Wellsburg

The Wellsburg Area Ministerium is hosting the Community Celebrates, an event with free food, activities and live entertainment, on June 21-23 at Wellsburg's Central Park at 17th and Charles streets.

The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 21 and 22, with free dinner offered for all; and at 11 a.m. on June 23 beginning with a community worship service followed by free lunch.

There also will be a variety of activities, including a chance to to sink a community leader in a dunk tank.

The Wellsburg Area Ministerium is made up of clergy and leaders of several Wellsburg area churches and formed to address physical and spiritual needs of community members.

Jewett UMC to host free dinner

The Jewett United Methodist Church at 202 W. Main and Rumley streets will host a free dinner through its Olive Branch outreach program on June 25 from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.

The menu will include hot dogs, hamburgers, picnic foods, dessert and beverage.

Guest speaker

at Adena UMC

The Rev. Henry Mooney, a United Methodist elder of the East Ohio Conference United Methodist Church, award winner of the Denman Award from the United Methodist East Ohio Conference given for excellence in ministry accomplishments, evangelist and radio talk show host, will be the featured speaker at the 9:30 a.m. June 23 service at Adena United Methodist Church.

Mary Lou Mooney and Anita Jackson, lay leader, will provide special music.

Other participants in the program will be James Bartrug, Larry Bartrug, June McKim, Pat Thompson and Betty Thompson. The Rev. Drew McPeek is the pastor of the church.

The service is open to the public. For information call (740) 546-3785.

Gospel tent

services planned

Mark Sadler of Chicago will be the guest speaker for a gospel tent meeting to be held on Lincoln Avenue, Steubenville, across from Beatty Park, on June 17-21.

The nightly service time is 7 p.m. For information, call (740) 264-2389.

Kum Joyne Us

holds banquet

The Kum Joyne Us Class of Kolmont Church held its annual mother/daughter banquet on May 4 with 50 women and five children in attendance.

Sara Peeler extended the welcome, and Esther Fugett said grace.

Peeler was chairperson for the banquet where the theme was "Down Memory Lane with our Grandmothers."

Lorna Flesher read "Baked Oven," and Margie Westfall read "Grandma's Trunk." Ruby Grimes, Maureen Grimes, Ashley Worwa, Lora Grimes, Angel Nixon, Mariah Nixon and Shirley McCartney performed in a skit entitled title "Down Memory Lane With My Grandma,"

Tonya Flesher read "What's It Like to Have a Mother but Most of all a Future Grandmother." Deanna Price sang "She Loved."

Prizes were awarded to Ruby Grimes, most daughters, granddaughters and daughters-in-law in attendance; Darlene Retzer, first reservations; Sharlene Wade, 13th woman to sign the guest book; Angel Nixon, oldest living grandmother; Ruth Ann McConnell, grandmother still working; Ashley Smart, most grandchildren and great grandchildren; and Lorna Flesher and Jackie Featner, most jewelry.

Peeler presented special gifts to Ava Schloss and Margie Westfall.

Ruby Grimes presented Peeler, the Mother of the Year, with a gift from the class.

McCartney gave the closing prayer.

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