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Faith

Vienna’s St. John United Methodist marks 100 years

VIENNA — Pictures and artifacts from the last century were featured as part of the celebration of the 100th anniversary of St. John United Methodist Church in Vienna this month. “Many churches don’t make it to 100 years,” said the Rev. Dean Cole, pastor of the church. “We just had ...

Showing faith after the Ripley flood

Frank Bounds, pastor of Ripley Pentecostals church, talked about the damage sustained to the building during last week’s flood. People will be on hand to help clean up the property beginning next week. It has not yet been decided if the building will need to be rebuilt. Bounds said church ...

World War II veteran to be feted at Parkersburg’s Zion Baptist Church

PARKERSBURG — A retired barber in Parkersburg who saw action in World War II will be honored at the 11 a.m. Sunday services at the Zion Baptist Church, Eighth and Clay streets. Marchell Jones, who was a barber with his shop on 20th Street for more than 50 years, also will turn 95 on ...

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Parkersburg welcomes new pastor

PARKERSBURG — A new fulltime pastor will be installed 2 p.m. June 19 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, 3500 Broad St., Parkersburg. The congregation will welcome Daniel S. Golden. The Rite of Installation will be officiated by the Rev. Danny Koch, Ohio District Circuit Visitor, ...

Twin Rivers Baptist readies celebration

WHIPPLE — Twin Rivers Baptist Church, 110 D.A.V. Road, Whipple, will celebrate its 25-year anniversary in May with services and activities. Anniversary Sunday will be observed on May 2. Speaker will be James Rushing, founding pastor of the church. He is the pastor of Temple Baptist ...

‘Share Your Faith’ seminar starts today

PARKERSBURG — Encouraging people to share their faith is the focus of the 53rd Missions Conference today, Saturday and Sunday in Parkersburg. For 53 years, Christ United Methodist Church and during the last 15 years St. Andrews and other United Methodist churches have hosted missionaries ...