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November 7, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Brooke County Library shows

'The Pledge' on Veterans Day

WELLSBURG - In observance of Veterans Day, the Brooke County Public Library will show the locally produced film, "The Pledge," at 1 p.m. Monday.

Formerly known as "Doughboy," the family film involves a boy who is caught vandalizing a statue memorializing a fallen soldier and sentenced to community service at a veterans home, where he befriends a wounded soldier.

Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn.

Church holding revival

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - Finley United Methodist Church will hold a fall revival Sunday through Nov. 13 with the Rev. George Holley, evangelist, and the Rev. Brock Barnhouse, worship leaders.

Services begin at 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Nov. 13.

A love offering will be taken.

Holley attended Marshall University and Point Pleasant Bible School and College. He was ordained in the Wesleyan Church in 1991 and has been a full-time evangelist since 2002.

Barnhouse grew up in the Finley church and graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. He has been worship leader at Hollow Rock Camp and is the pastor of Barrs Mill Church of God in Sugar Creek, Ohio.

Barnhouse will speak at the Sunday services, and Holley will speak at the evening services.

Service district holding meeting

WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Service District's general monthly meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the district office located at 711 Charles St.

Volunteers sought for program

WELLSBURG - The After-school Adventures Program operated by the Brooke-Hancock-Ohio-Marshall Retired and Senior Volunteer Program has expanded to Wellsburg and seeks adult volunteers for its site at Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church, 1340 Washington Pike/state Route 27.

The program is held from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and volunteers are needed for any of those hours.

Volunteers with the program may help, according to their ability, in a variety of ways, including aiding children with homework, crafts and other activities and serving food supplied to the program by Bethany College. For information, call the RSVP office at (304) 527-3410.

 
 

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