Around The State

Albert E. Farley

MILTON, WV 25541-0821 – Thanks for the status report concerning the work you do with the paper. I am a firm believer that the Lord does bless efforts to further His Cause. The fact that the effort remains solvent after 16 ½ years is testimony to that … Congratulations are in order on your attaining the 2800 circulation you sought. That should just be yet another milestone to be exceeded. In these times, getting the Word to as many as possible is of vital importance … -Denver Thomas, PO Box 821.

MANSFIELD, OH 44906 – On July 10th the movers unloaded our furniture at our new residence. Please note our new address … with our new email address. I am happy to report that we have had four baptisms … Yesterday (Aug. 16) the brethren hosted an Area-Wide Sing … It was well attended with several song leaders taking part. We also had a couple who are not members of the church in attendance. We began having Sunday evening services August 2. We are emphasizing Personal Evangelism at those services. We now look forward to our Annual Homecoming on October 11th … we are making progress … Please pray for our efforts. –Don Cooper, 95 Lynn Dr.

FAIRVIEW, WV 26570 – The Pumpkin Center church of Christ will hold a Gospel Meeting with Keith Ball, Sept. 27-Oct. 2. Sunday Bible Study is at 10 with Worship services at 10:45 and 6:00 and weeknights, 7:00 PM. –Mark Jones, 18 Darrah Ln. 304-449-1168.

TULLAHOMA, TN 37388-7025 - … Am sending you payment for another year of WV Christian. We enjoy it very much. We appreciate your courage in speaking out the truth on social issues. Keep up the good work. –Chuck and Esther Lewis, 2870 Turkey Creek Loop.

AMMA, WV 25005-0013 – Enclosed find my renewal payment and a subscription … Daniel (Cook) is my grandson and preaches fulltime at Springdale, WV. I recently held a meeting with Lane congregation in Meadow Bridge, WV. The WV Christian is excellent … I am now in my 71st year of preaching the gospel. God has greatly blessed! Alene and I have been married over 65 years and she has been steadfastly by my side. –Blaine Cook, PO Box 13.

MOUNT VERNON, OH 43050 – Thanks for the good work you do with the paper. I want to announce that Jim Farley will be holding our fall Gospel Meeting. It will be Sept. 13-16. –Rick Tincher, Eastside church of Christ. (740) 398-5888.

ELLENBORO, WV 26346 - … I look forward to it each month. Thank you and God bless you. –Dixie Harper, RR 1 Box 151.

WESTOVER, WV 26501 – The University church of Christ in Morgantown has announced that they are now meeting in their new building and they invite all to come and worship with them. The building is located just off I-79 at the 152 (Westover/Morgantown Mall) Exit. Exit to Route 19N and take the first left onto Dents Run Road, just below Advance Auto Parts. Turn right onto First Street and the building is immediately to the left. You can find directions and information online at You may contact Ben Jones at (304) 276-0144. Email:

FAIRMONT, WV 26554 – Melvin Rogers, of the Oakwood Rd church of Christ, invites all Fairmont State University, other area college students, and all young adults to study the Bible with the church at Oakwood Road each Sunday morning and Wednesday evening. The College/Young Adult Class is designed to prepare Christians to defend the faith … 1 Peter 3:15. 

 Brother Melvin has announced the fall, 2009 and the spring 2010 schedules for his student discussion group, Increasing Our Faith (I.O.F.). This is a Fairmont State University Registered Student Organization that meets on campus each Tuesday at 12:30 PM in 101 Jaynes Hall. The first meeting will be Tuesday, September 8. Lunch will be provided.

 In addition, the Bible in History and Literature class taught by brother Melvin at North Marion High School is in need of additional financial help. If you would like to help, make checks payable to Marion County Board of education. Put North Marion Bible Class in the memo, and send checks to the Oakwood Road church of Christ.

 If you would like to have more information about these works, you may contact brother Rogers at the following: Work (304) 363-1239. Home (304) 366-1748, (304) 612-5599. -1 Oakwood Road.

GRAFTON, WV 26354 – The ladies of the Wilson Ridge church of Christ invite all area ladies to their 10th Annual Ladies Inspiration Day, Saturday, September 19, 9:30 to Noon. Registration will begin at 9:30 AM. In addition, the church will conduct their Gospel Meeting October 4-9, with Dan Kessinger doing the preaching. You may call (304) 265-1871 or (304) 694-2354 for information or transportation.

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