Area church services

* First Church of Christ, The First Church of Christ will have worship services at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, and Sunday school will begin at 9:30 a.m. Rase Martin will be preaching from the book of “Daniel.” Ladies Bible Study will start at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20, at the office annex. All ladies are invited to attend Bible study. Christians on Local Tours (COLTS) will meet for lunch at noon Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Ponderosa, Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg. Everyone is invited to fellowship with the group. Rase Martin will have devotions at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at the River Bend House in Wheelersburg. The praise, prayer and Bible study service will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, and Rase Martin will be teaching. 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.

* Rush Free Baptist Church, 2281 Duck Run Road, Lucasville, Ohio Scheduled Events for October: Saturday, October 17, 11AM- ?. Old Fashion Day which will include a Benefit for Gideon White who has terminal cancer. Church will be serving meals including, soup, chili, hot dogs, chips, drink and dessert @ $6.00 or items may be purchased separately. An auction will be held in the afternoon. Music will be by Spirit Led, Alice and Rose, and other local talent. All proceeds from food and auction will go to the benefit and all donations will be appreciated. Everyone is welcome to attend and help this family. October 31, 12 PM have scheduled a a Fall Festival Day with Games, Food, Music, and Fellowship, Hay Ride and in the evening a Bonfire and Wiener Roast. For more information on these events call 740-981-3200, Curtis Jones, Pastor.

* Community of Christ 2237 Russell Avenue West Portsmouth will be led in their 10:30 AM Morning Worship service by the youth of the congregation as they celebrate “Children’s Sabbath Day.” Elder Vick Bloomfield will develop the weekly World Church theme of “Make Me a Servant” with Elder Carol McGraw presenting the musical selections and Evan Green bringing forth the Morning Message during the worship hour. On Wednesday October 21 the older youth (grades 6 – 12) of the branch will meet for their meeting at 6 PM hosted by Elder Kim Green and Priest Wayne Allen. The West Portsmouth Community of Christ Women’s Department will be sponsoring their annual “Holiday Bazaar” on Friday November 6 and Saturday November 7 from 9 AM – 4 PM each day in the church basement.

* 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 p.m. with Ed Zeno.

* Plymouth Heights Church of the Nazarene, 25 Arnette Drive (behind Green High School), Franklin Furnace, Ohio will host a hog roast and auction on October 24, 2105, 11 AM- 2 PM. The cost of the hog roast is $10. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door. 100% of the proceeds will go to Compassionate Ministries to purchase gifts and meals for needy families in the area. To purchase a ticket or for further information call 740-354-9021.