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April 29, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Holy Family Altar Rosary Society planning indoor yard sale

BEECH BOTTOM - The Holy Family Altar Rosary Society will hold an indoor yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3 and 9 a.m. to noon May 4 at the Holy Family Catholic Church located at 2 Church St.

Those wanting to donate items for the sale may call (304) 394-5745 or (304) 394-1174. Large appliances and clothing are not being accepted.

Ministry holding meetings

WEIRTON - The Global School of Supernatural Ministry will hold meetings and training, beginning at 7 p.m. May 3 at the Family of God Christian Center located at 4215 Wells St.

Workshops will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 4 at the church. Sessions include "Hearing God's Voice," "Deliverance," "Words of Knowledge," "Prophetic Protocol" and the "Five-Step Prayer Model for Healing."

A healing and deliverance service will be held at 7 p.m. May 4, and supernatural ministry interns will speak May 5.

Workshops are free, and love offerings will be accepted at the evening services. Supernatural ministry is a one- to three-year practical ministry program.

Workshop registration deadline is May 2. For information or to register, call (304) 224-1219 or email

Event looks at food production

PITTSBURGH - Chatham University's Master of Food Studies program will host its third annual Food in Our Neighborhood event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 4 at the university's Shadyside campus.

This free event is open to the community. The day will feature workshops on such topics as starting a home food business, how to connect people to neighborhoods through food and words, and alternative food options such as co-ops, buying clubs and community gardens. More information and registration for these workshops are available online.

In the afternoon, a Community Foodscapes exhibit will feature community organizations from Pittsburgh neighborhoods, samples from Pittsburgh chefs and restaurants and hands-on activities for all ages. These will include a seed swap, "seed bomb" building, transplanting seedlings and how to build a worm compost bin.

As the movement for accessible, appropriate and sustainable food gains momentum, Food In Our Neighborhood will highlight resources, success stories, potential partnerships and new ideas about how to bring and keep good food in diverse neighborhoods.

'Women in Red' service set

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Mount Carmel Community Baptist Church Women's Ministry will present the annual "100 Women in Red" celebration at 3 p.m. May 4 at the church located at 708 N. Fifth St.

The Rev. E. LaRue Davis, pastor of Second Baptist Church of Carnegie, Pa., will be the speaker. The theme is "The Shedding of His Blood," from Hebrews 9:22. The Morning Star Harmonizers of the Morning Star Baptist Church of Weirton will perform.

Refreshments will be served following the program, and a love offering will be accepted. Sister Sandi Rue is the Women's Ministry Leader.

For information, call the church at (740) 282-9257.

Weir High presents 'Choices'

WEIRTON - The Weir High Advanced Theatre Department will present "Choices" at 7 p.m. May 9 at the Milton Weinberg Theatre at Weir High School.

"Choices" looks at teens' relationships with drugs, alcohol and peer pressure. It is directed by Deb Marino, and is presented in cooperation with Advocates for Substance Abuse Prevention of the Brooke-Hancock Weirton Family Resource Network. It stars Jessica Davis, Scott Hendershott, Caylon Crowley, Dustin Bailey, Kayla Raiford Lemley, Emily Little, Lanisha Anderson, Alyssa Neuner, Samantha Calhoun, Jenna Moore, Anthony Williamson, John DeMatteis and Jakob Hartley.

Chorus holding fundraiser

BURGETTSTOWN - The Burgettstown Middle/High School Chorus will hold a vendor sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church's McCashin Hall located at 1109 Main St.

More than 20 vendors will be selling items, including jewelry, candles, beauty products, food, household items, Discovery Toys, doll clothes and home decor. The event also will include drawings and a bake sale.

Proceeds benefit the chorus and will go toward the purchase of a riser for performances. There are approximately 150 students in sixth through 12th grades participating in the chorus. Donations toward the purchase of the riser also will be accepted at the vendor sale.

The spring concert will be held May 23 and is open to the public. The chorus also will perform at the June graduation ceremony and host a fall music festival for Washington County schools.

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