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Area church services

January 5, 2014

* Lucasville Community of Christ, Thomas Hollow Rd., will begin their 2014 New Year, on January 5. Sunday School - 9:45 a.m., Morning Worship - 10:30 a.m.. The Theme for Sunday is “Gladness For Sorrow”, with Elder Jhonda Gregory presiding. The Congregation will receive the Sacrament of Communion, with Elder Jim Webb bringing the Communion Message. Wednesday Evening Meeting - 6:00 p.m. Ladies Prayer Circle - 2nd Wednesday of the month, Adult Night Out - 3rd Monday of the month.


* Christ United Methodist Church, 5731 Gallia Street Sciotoville, Join us at 9:30 for Sunday morning worship where Pastor Caleb LaFond will deliver the message.Sunday School follows at 11:00 a.m. with classes for both children and adults. Sunday evening, 6:30 p.m.- Small Group Praise & Worship meets at church. Saturday, 9:00 am-United Methodist Men meet at the church.


* Community of Christ 2237 Russell Avenue West Portsmouth will begin the year of the Lord 2014 with Holy Commuion and Healing at their 10:30 AM Morning Worship Service on Sunday January 5. Stacie Stephens will develop the weekly world church theme of “Gladness for Sorrow” with Teacher Luanne Day presenting the Ministry of Music. Children’s Church will also begin at 10:30 AM. The branch “Loved Ones” group will meet at the Counseling Center on Wednesday January 8 starting at 5 PM.


*Berean Baptist Church, 5526 Winchester Avenue, Sciotoville, December 31 - Prayer Meeting at 7:00 p.m., 6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. - AWANA, 6:45 p.m. - 8:15 p.m. - New Life Teens Everyone invited to stay until 9:45 p.m. for Volleyball. At 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. into January 1 Grades 7 thru College will have their New Year’s All Nighter in the Family Center of the church. Missionaries of the week are Gary and Yvonne Trometer, serving in Brazil and supported by Berean since June 1988. January 13 - Youth Rally - 7:00 p.m. January 14 - Cantata Practice - 7:00 p.m., January 21 - Cantata Practice - 7:00 p.m., January 26 - Communion after the morning worship service, January 28 - Cantata Practice - 7:00 p.m.


* Willie Purdee, executive director of KYOWVA Evangelistic Association, will preach during the worship services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at the First Church of Christ, 1224 Dogwood Ridge Road, Wheelersburg. Sunday school will start at 9:30 a.m. Ladies Bible study will resume at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 7, at the church annex. Randy Wickham, minister, will have devotions at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, at River Bend House in Wheelersburg, Praise, Prayer and Bible Study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church. For more information about these events or the church, call the church office at (740) 574-5031 or Randy Wickham, minister, at (740) 574-1913.


* Christ Brethren Church 5877 St. Rt. 139 will be holding services on Sunday January 5 starting with morning service 9:30 a.m. Sunday evening service at 7:00 p.m. A Wednesday evening service will be held at 7:00 p.m.