Area church services

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* The Evangelical United Church of Christ, Sunday at 10am, special guest Rev. Mary Anne Goetz will be sharing her message “The Remnant” with all who care to attend. The church is located at 701 5th Street, Portsmouth, Ohio. 740-354-1420.

* Community of Christ 2237 Russell Avenue West Portsmouth will gather on Sunday August 30 for 10:30 AM Morning Worship with Teacher Stacie Stephens developing the weekly World Church theme of “Purify Your Heart” and Elder Carol McGraw presenting the musical selections. Children’s Church will also begin at 10:30 AM. There will be no Wednesday activity at the branch on September 2.

* North Moreland Christian Baptist Church will be having Revival with George Holley starting Sunday, 6:00 p.m., August 30th -September 2nd. Monday -Wednesday starting at 7:00 p.m. 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 host the 5th Sunday Singspiration at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 30. Please come, share your talent or just worship through song and music. Refreshments will be served after the service.

Sunday school at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 30, will begin at 9 a.m., and worship services will start at 10 a.m. Rase Martin, minister, will teach during Sunday school and will preach during the morning worship service.

Ladies Bible Study will start at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the office annex. All ladies are invited to attend Bible study.

Rase Martin will have devotions at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, at the River Bend House in Wheelersburg. The praise, prayer and Bible study service will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2, and Rase Martin will be teaching.

If you would like more information about these events or the church, please call (740) 574-5031 or Rase Martin, minister, at (740) 574-1913.

* Rush Free Baptist Church located on Duck Run-Otway Road, will be celebrating Homecoming Sunday, September 6 at 10 AM. Dinner will follow in the Fellowship Hall. A revival will be held starting Tuesday, September 1 through Saturday the 5th. Ministers serving will be Curtis Jones, Wayne McLaughlin, Tim Case, Kevin Green, and Curtis Jones delivering the homecoming sermon. Music will be by Spirit Led, Wayne McLaughlin, The Carter Sisters, Covered by Love, and the Bakebhasters. There will be no evening service on Homecoming day. Curtis Jones, Pastor.

* Christ’s Restoration Branch, 585 Pine Lane and Rt. 348, Lucasville will hold a Yard Sale Friday, September 4 and Saturday, Sept. 5 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.