Several church events are planned for Easter weekend, including:
Friday, April 22: POMEROY — Meigs County Ministerial Association’s Good Friday service, Stations of the Cross, 12 noon, Sacred Heart Church, with Association pastors participating. RACINE – Good Friday service Friday at the Morning Star United Methodist Church. HARRISONVILLE — Harrisonville Community Church, revival, 7 p.m., today through Saturday, April 23, guest speaker Mike Thompson, various singers. SYRACUSE – Special Holy Week worship services are being held at the Forest Run/Asbury Circuit churches at the Asbury Church in Syracuse, 7 p.m. nightly through Sunday. Theme is “Wake-Up America.” Guest preachers, special music. Sunrise worship for the circuit will be held at the Forest Run Church with a breakfast fellowship. LONG BOTTOM – There will be a Good Friday service at the Long Bottom United Methodist Church at 7 p.m. POMEROY — Liturgy of the Passion and Death of our Lord, 7:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, with Rev. Walter Heinz as celebrant. Fr. Heinz will hear confessions at 1 p.m. following Stations of the Cross. POMEROY – Good Friday services, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Pomeroy, 7 p.m. public invited. RUTLAND — Good Friday Hymn Sing, 7 p.m., Rutland Freewill Baptist Church, featuring The Atonements, The Glory Land Believers, The Victory River Quartet. HARRISONVILLE — Harrisonville Community Church, revival, 7 p.m., today through Saturday, April 23, guest speaker Mike Thompson, various singers. LONG BOTTOM — Good Friday service, 7 p.m., Faith Full Gospel Church, Ohio 124. LANGSVILLE — Easter play “Something’s Happening,” by youth of House of Healing Ministries, Ohio 124, 7 p.m. Refreshments follow.MIDDLEPORT – Community Good Friday service at the Rejoicing Life Church.
Saturday, April 23:
POMEROY — Easter Vigil Mass, 8:30 p.m., Sacred Heart Church.
Sunday, April 24:
MIDDLEPORT —Community Easter Sunrise Service, 7 a.m., Dave Diles Park, several churches involved, special music and short messages. POMEROY — Singing Son-rise Service, 6:30-7:30 a.m., Pomeroy Nazarene Church, Britney Welch, Vicki Moore, Brenda Haggy, Frank and Ida Martin singing; breakfast served at 7:30 a.m. RUTLAND — Easter Son-rise Service, 6 a.m., Easter play “The Ultimate Sacrifice,” Rutland Freewill Baptist Church. POMEROY — Easter Sunday Mass, 9:30 a.m., Sacred Heart Church. HEMLOCK GROVE – Easter sunrise service of the Hemlock Grove Christian Church to be held at 6:30 a.m. at the Hemlock Grange hall. Breakfast to follow. TUPPERS PLAINS - St. Paul United Methodist Church, Easter adult cantata, “Rise Again” 6:30 a.m. Carry-in breakfast to follow.