Area church services

* Theresa Jeffries from Huntington, WV will be guest singer at Stoney Run Free Will Baptist Church, 1001 Stoney Run Road, West Portsmouth on Sunday, December 13. Services will begin at 10 a.m. The children at the church will be doing a Christmas program on Sunday, December 20 after Sunday School, approximately 11 a.m.

*Community of Christ 2237 Russell Avenue West Portsmouth will begin the 10:30 AM Morning Worship Service on Sunday December 13 as the youth of the congregation present their annual Christmas Cantata with Elder Kim Green leading the program. Priest Wayne Allen will develop the weekly World Church theme of “Proclaim the Good News” with the Advent emphasis on JOY. Elder Carol McGraw will preside over the musical selections and after the Christmas Cantata the youth will be preparing a special surprise for the congregation. No activity on Wednesday eve December 16. West Portsmouth Community of Christ will hold their annual Candlelight Christmas Eve Service on Thursday December 24 beginning at 6 PM.

* North Moreland Christian Baptist Church, Breakfast is served every Sunday morning 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Sunday School 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Pastor Paul Hagen. Super Church Pastor Chris Meenach 10:30 a.m. to noon. Morning Worship Service 10:30 a.m. to noon. Evening Worship Service 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting Service 7:00 p.m. Childrens Bible Club, Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. Youth Meeting, Thursday, 6:00 p.m. with Ed Zeno.

* The First Church of Christ, 1224 Dogwood Ridge Road, Wheelersburg, will have worship services will be at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, and Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. The adult choir will practice for the Christmas cantata at 5 p.m. Ladies Bible Study will start at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, at the office annex. All ladies are invited to attend Bible study. COLTS members and friends will meet for lunch at noon Tuesday, Dec. 15, at Ponderosa, Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg. Everyone is invited to come for a time of fellowship. Rase Martin will have devotions at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at the River Bend House in Wheelersburg. Praise, prayer and Bible study will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16. The adult choir will have its final practice for the Christmas cantata on Saturday, Dec. 19. If you would like more information about these events or the church, please call the church office at (740) 574-5031 or Rase Martin, minister, at (740) 574-1913.

* Pastor Art Perkins and the congregation of Portsmouth First Church of the Nazarene, located at Third and Brown Street. Sunday, December 13, 10 a.m. – Bible Discovery – There is a class for all ages from Nursery through Adult. Sunday, December 13, 11 a.m. – Worship Encounter with Pastor Art bringing the message from God’s Word. An interpreter for the deaf and hard of hearing is available at all services. The children are dismissed during the offering for their worship encounter. Following this morning’s service, LCM ministries will be holding its annual fundraiser dinner. Prices are $6 for adults. Tuesday, December 15, 3 – 5 p.m. – LCM Food Pantry hours are observed, followed by their ministry at Tracy Park. Wednesday, December 16, 6:30 p.m. – Prayer Encounter – Jesus said, “My house will be called a house of prayer for all nations.” (Mark 11:17) Prayer is the foundation of PFNaz. We gather together every Wednesday night for corporate prayer. After spending some intimate time in worship, we call on God in prayer, we seek His face and present our request for the needs of our families, our church and our world. Come and encounter the powerful difference that prayer makes…”where people pray and miracles happen.” Thursday, December 17, 6:30 p.m. – Kiddieland’s Christmas Program. Make plans now to attend this great evening!