Discussion about return of Christ
On Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. at Marietta First Church of the Nazarene, Dr. Don Hebb will be speaking on topics concerning what will take place leading up to the return of Christ. His discussion will be based on scripture and will include current events. The church is located at 100 Mill Creek Road in Marietta. You can call the church office for more information (373-5406).
Crucifixion topic of sermon series
Myron K. Guiler, pastor of the Marietta Bible Center Church, will preach at the 10 a.m. service on Feb. 19. He is currently preaching a series on the Crucifixion of Christ, which will continue through Easter Sunday. He will also preach at the 6 p.m. service that evening.
On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Guiler will lead the mid-week Bible study at 7 p.m.
Joe Offenberger continues his preaching and teaching ministry in Moldavia. He will return to Marietta on Feb. 24.
Those wishing more information about the services and ministries of the Marietta Bible Center Church, Marietta Bible College and the Marietta Christian School should call 373-5551.
Men's pancake breakfast at Wayside
Wayside United Methodist Men's pancake/buckwheat breakfast will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. on Feb. 18 at Wayside United Methodist Church. The church is located at 3001 Grand Central Ave., Vienna. The charge for the all you can eat meal will be $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12.
McConnelsville church hosts quartet
The Journeymen Quartet will appear in concert at Trinity United Methodist Church, 98 N. 10th St., McConnelsville, on Feb. 18. The free concert will be held at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited.
The members have a traditional heritage in gospel music as the group is celebrating over 50 years in Southern gospel music. They travel many miles annually singing in churches, concert halls, and county fairs. They have appeared on stages such as The Grand Ole' Opry, National Quartet Convention, and Dollywood. They were named West Virginia's Ambassadors to Gospel Music.
For more information: (740) 962-5579.
Church plans Fat Tuesday dinner
The Mission Team at Stout Memorial United Methodist Church, corner of 34th and Broad streets, Parkersburg, is sponsoring a Fat Tuesday pancake, sausage, bacon dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Fellowship Hall from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.
Mardi gras is French for Fat Tuesday, referring to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season, which begins on Ash Wednesday.
Donations accepted and will go to support community mission projects.
Church to host Ash Wednesday service
Tunnel United Methodist Church will host a community Ash Wednesday Service on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m. Pastor Earl James, Cutler Chapel UMC, will bring the message. The offering will go toward EVE, Inc. The public is cordially invited to attend. The church is located off Ohio 550 about five miles west of Marietta behind the Warren Township Fire Department.