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April 28, 2012
The Herald-Star

Coffeehouse for

Women on Friday

There will be a "Christian Coffeehouse for Women" on Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Marland Heights Community Church, 3900 Bright Way, Weirton.

It is sponsored by Cup of Life Ministries with Tina Schoolcraft as the Bible teacher.

There will be a complimentary coffee bar and desserts with childcare provided for children in preschool to fifth grade.

For information, direct e-mails to

Women's ministry event scheduled

The women's ministry of Mount Carmel Community Baptist Church, 708 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, will present "100 Women in Red" on May 5 at 3 p.m.

The guest speaker will be Ivy Jo Smith with minister in music sister Vanessa Palmer.

Chapel rummage, bake sale planned

Wintersville Community Chapel is having its spring rummage and bake sale on May 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will be a variety of items available as well as lunch and baked goods.

The church is located at 27 Ward Drive, Wintersville.

All proceeds are used for the WCC Missionary Society to support missionaries worldwide and programs locally.

Kum Joyne Us

plans banquet

The Kum Joyne Us Class of Kolmont Church met April 13 in the fellowship hall with Shirley McCartney offering the blessing for the covered-dish dinner. There were 11 members and one guest attending

McCartney presided with Alice Brandon, hostess, leading devotions on "Spring and Hope." Other readings were given by McCartney, Ruby Grimes and Maureen Black.

Reports were given by Sharlene Wade, secretary; Virginia Young, treasurer; Lora Grimes, project fund; and Sara Peeler, card report.

Virginia Young read a letter from one of the group's missionaries.

Maureen Black, chairman, gave updates on the mother/daughter banquet to be held May 11 at 7 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The theme will be "My Mother's Garden." Ruby Grimes will be in charge of reservations, which must be in by Sunday. All women of the church are invited to attend.

The next meeting will be a covered-dish dinner on May 4. Nancy Tucker and McCartney will serve as hostesses.

After the meeting, Peeler conducted an auction.

Starkdale having

'treasure' sale

Starkdale Presbyterian Church at 4600 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, will hold its annual "Trash-to-Treasure" sale May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.

Starkdale to host

Tacketts concert

Starkdale Presbyterian Church, 4600 Sunset Blvd., Steubenville, will host the Tacketts in concert on May 5 at 6 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

With their blend of family harmony, the gospel trio "brings a heartfelt ministry of sharing the love of God to those in need of encouragement," according to a church spokesperson.

"Spend a few moments listening to their music or their testimonies, and their passion for Jesus and reaching the lost are easily apparent. With a refreshing blend of progressive southern and contemporary gospel, they are continuing a 30-year family tradition of singing for the Lord. They present original songs, along with favorite hymns and gospel classics at their concert," according to promotional material.

A preview of their music can be heard at The concert is free. An offering will be received that will benefit the "Abigail's Angels" RDH12 fund for sight.

Revival services

at LaBelle View

"Life in the Kingdom" will be the theme of the "Rock Solid Revival" to be held Sunday through Wednesday at LaBelle View Church of Christ, 301 Ohio St., Steubenville.

Tom Weaver is the featured evangelist for the services that will be held at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday and at 7 p.m. on Monday through Wednesday.

Pastor anniversary

to be celebrated

The Rev. Norries A. Hood Sr., pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church, will celebrate his 11th anniversary Sunday at 4:30 p.m. with the Rev. Ivory Jones, the choir and congregation of Grace Missionary Baptist Church in Cleveland as the featured guest.

The anniversary theme is "Standing On The Promises of God." The public is invited.

Metta James is the chairman of the anniversary committee that includes Craig Williams, Lanee Holmes, Vanessa Styles, Wylene Alexander, Bunswella Brown, Sharron Cain, Estelle Dalton, Charlene Reid, Isabelle Lavender, Rose Lavender, Ruth Pendergast, and Rose and Millicent Slaughter.

Serve Others

Circle meets

The Serve Others Circle of King's Daughters and Sons met April 17 at the YWCA for a noon luncheon meeting with Ruth Ann McLaughlin presiding.

Martha Jane Brondos led the circle in opening ceremonies and offered readings as devotional leader.

Members were reminded to bring "Blessing Jars" to the May meeting.

Business reports were given by Helen Moore, treasurer; McLaughlin, sunshine chairman; and Lucille Smith, secretary.

Donna Grimm, program leader, read stories from George W. Sanville's book, "40 Gospel Hymn Stories." The circle sang five of the hymns.

Members were reminded that the Prime Time Office on Aging will sponsor a senior expo May 23 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fort Steuben Mall. All seniors are urged to attend.

The next meeting is May 16. McLaughlin will be the hostess and Jo Ann Birney the program leader.

Church having

rummage sale

The First Presbyterian Church of Toronto, 116 N. Third St., Toronto, will hold a two-day rummage sale on May 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and May 5 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Concert Sunday

at Covenant

Members of the Steubenville High School acapella choir will present a concert of sacred and secular music Sunday at 2 p.m. at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 1443 Belleview Blvd., Steubenville.

The concert will include excerpts from their upcoming concert at SHS, including jazz choir, ensembles and solos. The choir is under the direction of Scott Wolodkin with George Melhorn as accompanist.

The concert, which is one of several events celebrating the church's 100th anniversary, is open to the public.

Forgiveness topic

of four-part series

The Windsor Heights Church of God, 1021 Sarko St., Windsor Heights, will sponsor a four-part series on "The Power of Forgiveness" beginning Sunday and continuing through May 27, each Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sessions will cover the origin of forgiveness, what is forgiveness, why there's a need to forgive and how forgiveness is possible.

For information, call (304) 394-5562.

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