Community news from around the area
Mount Zion Baptist Church
having 100th celebration
STEUBENVILLE — Mount Zion Baptist Church, 221 N. Seventh St., Steubenville, will hold its 100-year church anniversary from Sunday through June 30.
“The Best is Yet to Come!” is the theme.
Participants will include Bishop Jermaine V. Moore, the church’s pastor, an Bishop Brandon Owens, Bishop Kenneth Paramore, Pastor Curtis Johnson and Bishop Bruce V. Parham.
The celebration kickoff begins at 11 a.m. with the Sunday morning worship service and continues Sunday evening at 6 p.m. with a back-home musical.
Nightly services Monday through Thursday begin at 7 p.m.; Saturday event are at 10 a.m. and noon; and 11 a.m. is the Sunday worship time.
The anniversary activities also include: Monday, ushers and culinary ministry night; Tuesday, men and deacons ministry night; Wednesday, women and deaconess ministry night; Thursday, Christian education night; Friday, free night; June 29, 10 a.m. dedication ceremony, and a noon anniversary block party on the church campus; and June 30, homecoming service with a surprise musical guest.
Point Pleasant Ladies Aide
awards annual scholarship
WEIRTON — The Point Pleasant Ladies Aide met on June 12 with 23 members attending in addition to two guests, Robert and Cathy Glass.
Decorations for the gathering were to a red, white and blue theme with patriotic figures.
President Carolyn Allison welcomed all and lit the memory candle for those unable to attend.
The evening’s meeting began with Robert Glass presenting his love of golfing and his recent participation in playing with Hickory Shaft golf clubs. He showed his vintage clubs, golf bag and golf bag stand. Glass wore the unique outfit that he wears while playing with the hickory shaft clubs — knickers, shirt, tie, sleeveless sweater, patterned socks and a “news-boys” hat.
Following a blessing said in unison, refreshments were served by hostesses Patty Bruce, Terry DeLong, Ruth Fuller and Eileen Snyder.
The business meeting began with Tracy Lemley reading the “Heart Sisters Caring and Sharing” devotions. Louanne Huff, the new secretary, read the May minutes, and the financial report was presented by Treasurer Carla Fryer. Betty Glenn reported on cards she had sent.
Allison reported on the Oak Glen High School Senior Awards program that she and Fuller attended to present the 2019 Ladies Aide scholarship. The recipient was Alex Staub, who will be attending West Liberty University and major in music..
After discussion, the group agreed to continue its participation A discussion in the New Cumberland River Fest. Members will bring their donated sports items to the next two meetings for the “All Sports” baskets to be presented.
Donations were given to the VFW for the Wounded Warriors and to The Landing, which is the teenager part of Celebrate Recovery.
Joys and concerns were voiced followed by silent prayer for those mentioned.
Lemley shared a poem titled “God Bless America,” and the women sang “Happy Birthday” to America.
All attending received a “Heart Sister Partner” to pray for until the next meeting.
The next meeting will be held on Aug. 14 and be a covered-dish picnic at the Point Pleasant Church.
Christian Mothers to host
three-day garage sale
WEIRTON — The Christian Mothers of St. Joseph the Worker Church are having a garage sale in the St. Joseph Grade School Gym “Dube Dome, St. Michael Way, Weirton, on June 27-29.
The daily hours for the three-day sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
House of Prayer Church honors
dads at Father’s Day service
RAYLAND — House of Prayer Church, 2535 township Road 163, Rayland, held its Father’s Day service with special acknowledgments made.
Sam Firm was honored as Father of the Year, while Paul Greene was noted as being the oldest father and Chuck Hague the youngest.
The church planned to hold a picnic to celebrate all the fathers of the church.
Indoor yard sale June 29
at New Life Church in Weirton
WEIRTON — New Life Church, located at 1492 Knights Road, Weirton, will host an indoor yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 29.
Salvation Army Cans for Kids
food drive kicks off Tuesday
STEUBENVILLE — The Salvation Army in Steubenville will be holding its annual Cans for Kids food drive and aluminum can collection kickoff on Tuesday at the Prime Time Senior Center, located at 300 Lovers Lane.
It will be held between 11:45 a.m. and 12:15 p.m., according to Lt. Erik Muhs, corps officer.
Canned food items and empty aluminum cans will be collected throughout July at the Salvation Army Steubenville location at 332 N. Fourth St,
“This event is trying to bring the generations together to see how Ohioans can receive help in many different forms as well as working together for a great cause,” Muhs said. “All proceeds of recycled aluminum will go to sending kids to the Salvation Army’s summer camp, Camp NEOSA located in Carrollton. This is a great time for the community to help children branch out with other children around Northeast Ohio and have a positive summer experience in a wholesome and safe place to be a kid,” Muhs added.
“This event also will be kicking off the Christmas in July fundraiser,” Muhs noted.
During July, there will be a Salvation Army red kettle at Rural King in Steubenville during the weekdays to raise monetary donations for the ongoing work of the Salvation Army in central Jefferson County. There also will be a kettle presence at the Wintersville Kroger.
Questions about donating or being a volunteer at a collection site or bell ringing can be directed to Muhs during business hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday at (740) 282-5121.
St. Thomas Episcopal Church’s
rummage sale continues
WEIRTON — St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Three Springs Drive is continuing its rummage sale today, beginning at 9 a.m. and continuing until whenever.
There will be a large variety of items for sale.