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Annual Compline services scheduled at First Lutheran

November 28, 2015 PARKERSBURG — First Lutheran Church, 19th and Plum streets, will celebrate the Advent Season with weekly candlelight Compline services. more »»

Church Women United celebrates World Community Day, U.S. Military

November 14, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The Church Women United (CWU) of the Mid-Ohio Valley held its final meeting of 2015 at Emmanuel Baptist Church celebrating World Community Day and the U.S. Military. more »»

Church recognizes veterans by placing pictures on tree

October 31, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — Veterans mean a lot to Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church. more »»

Children help at Catholic Mass

October 17, 2015 MARIETTA — Groups of siblings from several families participate in Mass at The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption at 506 Fourth St. in Marietta. more »»

Mental illness focus of worship service today

October 12, 2015 PARKERSBURG — A Communities of Faith worship service will be 6 p.m. today at First Lutheran Church, 1701 19th St., Parkersburg. more »»

Marietta family sees pope in Philly

October 10, 2015 MARIETTA — With shut-down highways, congested streets and long lines, the Schmidts, a family of five from Marietta, said their trip to see Pope Francis was nothing short of a modern day pilgrammage. more »»

Pagan minister always ready to discuss beliefs

October 5, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The term “Pagan” brings to mind many things about religion — some of it peaceful and some not so nice. It is a term which, according to urbandictionary. more »»

Church celebrating anniversary

October 3, 2015 LUBECK — The Lubeck United Methodist Church, located at 1771 Harris Highway in Lubeck south of Parkersburg, will celebrate its 170th Anniversary Sunday. more »»

Church convention scheduled

October 3, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — The West Virginia and East Tennessee District Council of churches, which is an affiliate of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the World, is having its fall convention at the Comfort... more »»

Faith-based housing facility open at WVU

October 3, 2015 MORGANTOWN — The Harless Center at Central Place, the first faith-based student housing facility at a college in West Virginia, was dedicated Sept. 27 at West Virginia University at Morgantown. more »»

Jewish community welcomes student rabbi

September 19, 2015 PARKERSBURG — Congregation B’nai Israel, the only Jewish community in the Mid-Ohio Valley, began its yearly services on Friday, Aug. 28 with a Meet’n’Greet for the new student rabbi Brian Nelson. more »»

Mt. Pleasant group encourages prayer anywhere

September 18, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — Encouraging people to pause where ever they are is part of a prayer campaign that began last week at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church. The Rev. more »»

First Lutheran celebrates community garden

August 22, 2015 PARKERSBURG — After a disappointing first year, the community garden at First Lutheran Church celebrated its fourth season with a garden party Friday. The Rev. more »»

'A Good War Dies Hard' to be presented at Job's Temple

August 8, 2015 GLENVILLE — “A Good War Dies Hard” will be presented by the Presby Pickers of Charleston at the 77th annual homecoming of Job’s Temple. more »»

Church offers thanks for flood relief efforts

August 1, 2015 MINERAL WELLS — Pastor Steve Gedon of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church appreciates the support of churches in helping families after the flash flooding in Mineral Wells on July 12. Mt. more »»

Downing leaving Twin Rivers Baptist

August 1, 2015 WHIPPLE — Noah Downing, who for the past six years was assistant pastor at Twin Rivers Baptist Church, has resigned to serve as the pastor at Calvary Baptist Church in Wellington, Texas. more »»

Smooth Transition

July 31, 2015 MARIETTA — Hoping to provide a smooth transition before immersing itself into the community and offering up the chance for enhanced services, United Church Homes was welcomed by the Glenwood... more »»

Lighthouse preparing to celebrate 30 years

July 25, 2015 VINCENT — The Lighthouse Baptist Church is preparing to celebrate 30 years Sunday of being the beacon of God’s word to local residents. more »»

Twin Rivers set to start on new addition

July 4, 2015 WHIPPLE, Ohio — After several years of planning, the final phases are complete and Whipple’s Twin Rivers Baptist Church is breaking ground on a nearly $1 million Family Center which will change the... more »»

AG: Congress should protect same-sex marriage opponents

July 4, 2015 PARKERSBURG — The attorney general of West Virginia with other states have asked Congressional leaders to take action protecting the tax-exempt status of nonprofit religious organization. more »»

Worship fun at New Life Church

June 27, 2015 MARIETTA — For those at the New Life United Pentecostal Church in Marietta, going to church is about having a fun time with local friends and gathering to hear God’s word, not something they feel... more »»



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