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WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, OH 43160-1113 – Enclosing $10.00 for another year for the paper. Enjoy receiving it. Keep up the good work. –Myrtle Troute, 326 Earl Ave.

CULLODEN, WV 25510 – I am a member of the Laywell Church of Christ, Hurricane, WV. Please enter my 1-year subscription to your very enjoyable West Virginia Christian. Thanks. –Imogene Burdette, 5520 Sycamore Rd.

COOKEVILLE, TN 38506-8666 – I’m happy to send renewal for another year of West Virginia Christian. –Janet Randolph, 4034 Elwin Dr.

CHARLESTON, WV 25314 – Jerry Alderson will complete 40 years as minister of the Park Avenue church of Christ on June 6, 2010. Jerry and his wife, Sandra, began working with the church at Park Avenue in 1970. Jerry also serves the congregation as an elder. If you wish to send him a card, his address is 1510 Coventry Lane.

TNTs & Kennywood Trip

Several congregations in the Marion, Harrison, Taylor, and Barbour County areas are working to schedule the TNTs (Thursday Night’s To0gether) again this year. A current schedule and information concerning open dates for scheduling can be received by contacting Robert Jennings of the Wilson Ridge church of Christ at (304) 694-2354 or by emailing him at

Arrangements have also been made for the annual trip to Kennywood Park. This year’s trip is scheduled for Monday, June 28. Those interested in attending can contact brother Jennings. If you did not get an announcement, one can be downloaded from the church’s online home at: –Route 3, Box 337, Grafton, WV 26354.

River Boat Sing

Join many others for a trip down the Muskingum and Ohio Rivers on June 26, 10:00 AM to Noon, on the river boat paddle-wheeler, Valley Gem. $9.00 per person. The boat will load at the Front & Washington Street location, under the Washington St. Bridge, and will leave the dock at 10:00 AM. Send ticket orders to Ed Lemley, 810 45th Place, Vienna, WV 26105. Call 304 834 3129 for information. Order early! Seats are limited!

Christ is the Answer Campaign

The Parkersburg area churches of Christ will conduct the “Christ is the Answer” Campaign July 26-29, in the Parkersburg High School Memorial Field House. The evening services will begin at 7:00 PM. Phil Sanders, the speaker on the IN SEARCH OF THE LORD’S WAY television program, will be the speaker.


65th Annual Ohio Valley Lectures, August 8-12, Dewey Ave. Church of Christ, St Marys, WV. “The Bride and Bridegroom: Christ and His Church.” Keynote speaker: Mack Lyon. –701 Dewey Ave, St. Marys, WV 26170. 304 684 3939.

12th Annual North Central Ohio Bible Lectureship, August 22-25, Church of Christ, Lorain, OH. “Blessed is the Man.” (Psalm 1) Speakers: Glen Hawkins, Phil Sanders, Brad Poe, Sam Bartrug, Steve Smithbauer, Dan Jenkins, Bob Eddy, Dan Kessinger, Harold Reddick, Mark Weaver, and Julie Jenkins, who will teach the ladies. –5057 Toledo Rd. 1 440-233-5489, 1 440-477-1049.

HARRISONBURG, VA 22801 - … I heard while at the Ladies Day in Martinsburg that the next West Virginia Christian Lectureship is to be held in Weirton. We hope to see you there – Elwood and Madge Fisher, 330 Paul St.

BUCYRUS, OH 44820 – My name is Jacob Morris. I am 17 years old and am going to graduate high school this June. After high school, I am enrolling in the West Virginia School of Preaching, where I will be studying to be a preacher of the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. In order to do this, I will need the support of area congregations. A monthly commitment of financial support would be greatly appreciated or a one-time offering would be helpful in this endeavor. … Thank you for taking time to consider supporting me. If at this time you cannot … I ask that you pray for me as I study to become a preacher. May the truth be spread throughout the world and may God bless the work you are doing, In Service of the Master. –1779 Whetstone St., Apt 123.

24th Annual Bible Bowl

Saturday, September 25. Camden Avenue church of Christ, 2900 Camden Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101. The book of Acts (New King James Version). Director: Gary Herridge. 304 428 0504.

Huttonsville, WV Prison Ministry

The interest and attendance are growing in the Huttonsville prison ministry with up to 12 in attendance to date, and, on May 9th James K. Marcum was baptized into Christ. Pray for this work that it may produce good fruit. –Bob Strahin, 401 Center St., Elkins, WV 26241. 304 636-0128.

Full-time Pulpit Minister Wanted

WEIRTON, WV 26062 - The Colliers Way Church of Christ, 612 Colliers Way, is looking for a full-time pulpit minister to work with our congregation with an emphasis on the 20-40 year old group. We have a vision for our young married couples and singles in that age group for the future of this family of God's believers. We also have a good sized group of young people in our youth program. We are a loving congregation that averages 105 on Sunday morning with a solid group of spiritually maturing adults. We are currently led by three elders and three deacons. We collectively support two missionaries and a children's home. The congregation here is stable and self-supporting. We are located in the northern panhandle of West Virginia, 35 miles west of Pittsburgh and 40 miles NW of Washington, PA. We are seeking a family man between the ages of 30 - 39 years old who can communicate and relate to both the young and old. He should be maturing in his Christian relationship with God and a great knowledge of His word. He should be self-motivated, outgoing, and possess good leadership and organizational skills with pulpit experience. Competency with technology is encouraged and counseling experiences a plus. We believe this congregation has been blessed with a great combination of compassionate hearts and talented personalities. We are looking for the right person who will be led by God to become part of our family. Qualifications: Preferred Bachelor's Degree and 7 plus yrs paid fulltime minister. Marital Status: Married. Salary Range: Competitive, with Vacations. Position Expectations: Pulpit preaching, rotational teaching, and outreach to community with congregation. Please send resume or direct inquiries to: David Anderson at or to 57 Della Drive, Bloomingdale, OH 43910.

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