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Gospel meeting

The Main Street Church of Christ in Caldwell will be having a Gospel Meeting April 18-20, beginning nightly at 7 p.m. Featured speaker will be Willie Franklin of the Aubrey Church of Christ in Aubrey, Texas. Willie played football for the University of Oklahoma, Baltimore Colts and Los Angeles Rams before becoming a minister. For more information, call 740-732-5159. The church is located at 631 Main St., Caldwell.

Christ United Methodist Church

Christ United Methodist Church has breakfast at 8:30 a.m., Sunday School for all ages at 9:15 a.m., with several electives for adults. Worship service begins at 10:15 a.m. Nursery is available for both morning services. Many thanks to those who have prayed for our Pastor, Sturman Moore, during his illness and in his absence from the pulpit. God is continuing to work in his healing and we are most thankful. Mike McCauley will be bringing the morning message. Evening service begins at 6 p.m., with Jim Porter bringing the evening message. On Sunday, April 22, our newly established youth band will be bringing the evening Praise and Worship. If you are looking for a church, or even an evening worship service, we welcome you to join us. God bless you all from our congregation.

Rix Mills Presbyterian Church

Join us this Sunday for worship service at 9:30 a.m. with Pastor Rev. Jim Gibson bringing the message "Ordinary Saints." Scripture is taken from the book of Luke 24:36-48. Everyone is welcome. Sunday School is during worship service after the children's message for all ages. Adult Sunday school is at 8:30 a.m. in the basement, with Dave. Bible study is Sunday evening. Pot luck begins at 4 p.m. and Bible study follows at 6 p.m. We have started planning for the 2018 Pickn’ in the Pavilion. The first one is May 27. The church is located just outside New Concord, six miles out on Rix Mills Rd., the red door and red steeple church in downtown Rix Mills. Pastor Jim says, "See you Sunday."

Buffalo-Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Join us this Sunday for worship service at 11:15 a.m. with Pastor Rev. Jim Gibson bringing the message "Ordinary Saints." Scripture is taken from the book of Luke 24:36-48. Everyone is welcome.The third Thursday meal will be April 19 at 4:30 p.m. Looking forward to ham loaf and all the homemade pies and fixn’s.The church is located in downtown Cumberland, the brick church on the corner. Pastor Jim says, "See you Sunday."

New Concord Church of Christ

The New Concord Church of Christ, which meets at 13333 Maple Lane in New Concord, invites area residents to their services: Sunday morning Bible class (classes for all ages), 9:15 a.m.; Sunday morning worship service, 10 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m; Wednesday evening Bible study (classes for all ages), 7 p.m.

Mt. Zion Lutheran Church

Mt. Zion Lutheran Church is located at 53516 Old Infirmary Rd., Pleasant City, Ohio 43772. Sunday worship begins at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome. Pastor is Ken Hacker. For more information, call 330-550-6644.

Sermon titles for Sunday, April 15

Church of Christ: A.M.: "The Church: Our City of Refuge" (Joshua 20:1-4); P.M.: "Who is my Neighbor?" (Luke 10:25-29)

Rix Mills Presbyterian Church: "Ordinary Saints"

First Christian Church: Choir Cantata "Come and See His Glory"

Buffalo-Cumberland Church: "Ordinary Saints"

Unity Presbyterian Church: "Finding Fulfillment"