Community news from around the area
Gyro sales continue Tuesday
at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox
STEUBENVILLE — Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church Philoptochos Society will host its monthly sales of gyros, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the church, located at 300 S. Fourth St.
The lamb gyros are $7, and the chicken gyros are $8. There will be a 25 cent charge for extra tzatziki sauce. The kouroulakia (twist cookies) are $6 a dozen. There is free delivery on orders of four or more gyros. Orders will be accepted the day of the sale by phone to (740) 282-9835 or fax at (740) 282-2091. Allowing a minimum of 20 minutes to process phone or fax orders is asked. Walk-in sales also are welcome.
Other sale dates, all of which run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., are: Dec. 10; Jan. 14; and Feb. 11.
Wintersville church honors
five charter members
WINTERSVILLE — The Wintersville Church of Christ celebrated its 60th anniversary with a special service held Oct. 27.
Ron Vanderborne served as master of ceremonies for the service that included honoring those who started the church in 1959. Five charter members were presented with plaques honoring their service in the founding and continuation of the church, including Kay Fouco, Nancy Ritchie, Virginia “Honey” Fornwalt and Marge Porter. Jack Pool Jr. was present to receive a plaque on behalf of his father, Jack Pool Sr.
After the honoring of the charter members, the Gospel Singing Group, “Friends, led the celebration with a song service. A luncheon was held afterward in the Church Fellowship Hall.
Cabbage roll, pierogie
sale at Weirton church
WEIRTON — A frozen, uncooked cabbage roll and cheese/potato pierogie sale sponsored by St. Nicholas Orthodox Church is under way through Nov. 15.
The cost for six cabbage rolls is $18, and a dozen pirogies are $9. Call (304) 479-0196 to place orders and arrange pick-up at the church hall, located at 604 Colliers Way across from Weirton Medical Center.
Soup sale set for today at
St. Mark Lutheran Church
STEUBENVILLE — St. Mark Lutheran Church, 133 Lovers Lane, Steubenville, is having a soup sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
Proceeds of the sale will benefit Mary of Bethany Ladies Guild of the church. A variety of soups will be available, including vegetable and chicken noodle.
Wednesdays ‘Together’ has two
more dinners before holidays
WEIRTON — “Together” at Weirton Heights Memorial Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 121 Ivy St., Weirton, will mark its final two Wednesdays of 2019, taking a holiday break.
On Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., there will be devotions with Pastor William Stout and a dinner of macaroni and cheese, pulled pork sandwiches, coleslaw and cookies. The cost per person is $2.
On Nov. 20, the menu will be wedding soup, mild Italian sausage sandwiches and assorted pies. It also runs from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The outreach will be on hiatus until the first Wednesday in February. If Hancock County Schools are canceled, so are the dinners.
Rosemont Chapel having
annual Christmas sale today
STEUBENVILLE — Rosemont Chapel, located at the corner of Williams Boulevard and Goulds Road in Steubenville, will be holding its annual Christmas/holiday sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.
The sale will feature a variety of miscellaneous lights, trees and decorations and other items. Hot sandwiches and home-baked goods also will be available.
Knights schedule fundraiser
breakfast for Sunday
STEUBENVILLE — The Knights of Columbus Council of Steubenville No. 11828 will be hosting a fundraiser breakfast at St. Peter’s Church on Nov. 10 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. after all the Masses.
The breakfast is a fundraiser for the seminarians of the diocese. The breakfast will consist of eggs, pancakes, home-style potatoes, ham, applesauce, fruit cocktail, milk, juice and coffee. The cost is $7 individually and $35 for a family of four or more.
Hill Top Fellowship Hall
site of fundraiser dinner
TORONTO — There will be a ham loaf fundraiser dinner from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hill Top Fellowship Hall, located at the intersection of county Road 56 and state Route 213, Toronto.
The menu will be ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, Italian bread, assorted desserts and hot and cold beverages. Patrons can eat in or get take-out. Donations will be accepted.
Christmas cookie sale
at Wellsburg church
WELLSBURG — Christ Episcopal Church in Wellsburg will hold its annual Christmas cookie sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 14 in the parish hall at 1014 Main St.
Pre-orders of lady lox and nut horns can be ordered during the month of November for $7 per dozen by calling Sylvia Ensell at (304) 748-4082.
Several other varieties of cookies will be available on the day of the sale.
Wellsburg church plans
free November events
WELLSBURG — The First Presbyterian Church, 901 Charles St., Wellsburg, has announced several free events being held during November.
On Sunday, the Narthex Series will present Jim Brockman from the ADBC Museum and patriotic music, beginning at 2 p.m.
“We would like to honor all veterans at this event,” a church spokesperson noted.
A free community dinner will be served at 6 p.m. on Nov. 21. The menu will include chili, veggie soup, bread, salad and desserts.
A free community breakfast offering egg casserole, ham and french toast casserole will be held on Nov. 24, beginning at 10 a.m.
Richmond United Methodist
Women to meet Nov. 21
RICHMOND — Marge Andres led the program when the Richmond United Methodist Women met Oct. 24 in the church fellowship hall, discussing the School of Mission held om July at Mount Union College.
The study, she explained, was led by Paul White on the Gospel of Mark, “how we make our money and what belongs to God.” Andres opened the business session by leading the 11 members present in reciting the purpose of the U.M.W. Reports were given by Barbara Grimm and Joyce Proffitt. Vice President Gloria Mercer reported the last meeting of the year will be held Nov. 21 with Grimm leading the program.
Andres read an article from Response Magazine titled “Live” and also from the organization’s history about a birthday party the UMW held in 1992.
Andres served as hostess.
Bishop to attend service
WEIRTON — Bishop Michael Klusmeyer, bishop of West Virginia, will be at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Three Springs Drive, Weirton, for his annual visitation at the 9 a.m. Sunday service.
Klusmeyer and Pastor Phil Van Dam will confirm two new members to the Episcopal church. Fellowship with the Bishop will be held after the service. The public is welcome to attend. For information, contact the church at (304) 723-4120.
Brilliant UMC plans bazaar
BRILLIANT — Brilliant United Methodist Church, 525 Labelle St., Brilliant, will hold its annual Christmas bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 14.
Cookies, nut rolls and crafts will be available.