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Timothy's Gift Prison Ministry brings national tour to Holmes County May 7

Timothy's Gift Prison Ministry, a prison ministry that was the brainchild of former Holmes County resident Ron Miller, has transformed the lives of thousands of prisoners. The team from Timothy's Gift will perform a free concert at Martins Creek Mennonite Church.

Chili Crossroads final AWANA is April 26

Chili Crossroads Bible Church's final night of AWANA for the year is approaching.

Berlin Christian Fellowship to present Easter play

Jay Torrence will present his brand new work, "The Parable of the Birds," as an Easter play at Berlin Christian Fellowship. Torrence also will perform in the show on Easter morning during Berlin Christian Fellowship's morning service.

Daddy Daughter Dance is open to girls in K-8

Living Water Church in Dalton will host a semiformal Daddy Daughter Dance for girls in kindergarten through eighth grade.

Easter ‘Passion Play’ to take place at Harvest Ridge April 14-15

A number of area churches have united to create the telling of "The Passion Play" at Harvest Ridge at the Holmes County Fairgrounds in the livestock barn.

Area pastors meet with Gibbs in D.C.

Area pastors met with Congressman Bob Gibbs in Washington, D.C. about health care.

Dayspring United Church’s ‘Passion Play’ brings the story of Christ’s journey to life

With a cast of close to 100 people creating the Easter story that is so well known, the congregation at Dayspring United Church in Berlin will present its "Easter Passion Play" through seven vignettes as visitors venture through a wonderfully crafted biblical experience.

Toby Mac concert tickets serve as fundraiser for Mongolia

A chance to see Toby Mac in concert is possibly just a small donation away for one blessed winner. Anyone making a donation to Mongolia Mission Partnership will be eligible to win the tickets and will receive one chance in the drawing for every dollar they donate.

Ribbon Festival includes nearly 100 students

Area piano, vocal and string students performed when members of the Tuscarawas County Chapter of the Ohio Music Teachers Association held its 13th annual Ribbon Festival at the Dover Alliance Church.

Wild Game Dinner raised funds for camp

The Chili Crossroads Bible Church raised funds for camp at the Wild Game Dinner on Feb. 26.

Ryan & Friends highlights HopeQuest Ministries fundraiser March 18

Ryan & Friends will highlight the second annual HopeQuest Ministries fundraising event at Fairlawn Mennonite Church near Apple Creek.

Mongolia Mission Partnership Breakfast brings nations together

The annual Mongolia Mission Partnership Breakfast will take place at Der Dutchman Restaurant with six area Mennonite church pastors and other volunteers serving as waiters and waitresses. All of the proceeds from the breakfast go into the Mongolia Mission Partnership.

Jacobs Brothers to perform in Walnut Creek

The Jacobs Brothers will perform at Walnut Creek Mennonite Church.

Youth Rally open to all at Roscoe UMC

Roscoe United Methodist Church youth will host a Youth Rally in the sanctuary.

New Beginnings: A band with heart

New Beginnings will perform a free community concert at the Apple Creek United Methodist Church and later will play at the Shreve American Legion, Post 67. The band also is available to play at fundraising events at no charge.

Eat with a purpose at Love INC’s upcoming fundraiser at Der Dutchman

The annual Love INC Der Dutchman fundraiser will take place at Der Dutchman Restaurant in Walnut Creek. As always 15 percent of dinner and bakery sales as well as 100 percent of all tips go to fund the ministry and its many local outreaches.

5 baptized at Chili Crossroads Bible Church

Five people were baptized recently at Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

Church to host dinner theater

Longenecker Mennonite Church will present "The Hawaiian Heist," a mystery dinner theater by Nancy Bond, to raise funds.

Local church to offer 5-week marriage class

Millersburg Christian Church will offer a marriage class based on the New York Times bestselling book, "From This Day Forward."

Jordan Love highlights upcoming women’s seminar

Refresh, a St. John's Women's Weekend event, will be a two-day event featuring Jordan Love as speaker and performer.

Evangelists to speak at Gateway Fellowship

Gateway Fellowship will host Dr. Guy and Ilke Peh of Dallas, Texas. Guy and Peh will conduct a Marriage Rocks evening for couples.

Holmes County 'Passion Play' in need of a few good men

The theatrical production of "The Passion Play" will celebrate the resurrection of Jesus at Millersburg Christian Church.

Chili Crossroads welcomes new members

Five people were baptized during the Sunday Dinner service at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

Chili and Cornbread Cook-Off will benefit Relay for Life

Holmes County Relay for Life will host its inaugural Chili and Cornbread Cook-Off event at St. Peter's Catholic Church Center.

We’ll safely drink to that Safe Communities’ nonalcoholic Holiday Happy Hours is alive and well thanks to community support

When Safe Communities lost its funding, a number of local businesses came to the rescue, not just for the Holiday Happy Hour event, but also for the program as a whole. The event took place Tuesday, Jan. 17 at NewPointe Community Church.

Chili Crossroads welcomes kids every Wednesday

Chili Crossroads Bible Church welcomes kids every Wednesday.

Chili Crossroads to host Wild Game Dinner in February

Chili Crossroads Bible Church invites the community to come out to the seventh annual Wild Game Dinner at the church.

Crossroads Bible Church to host Turkey Calling Contest

There is free admission to the 2017 Turkey Calling Contest at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

Chili Crossroads AWANA

Children made Christmas ornaments on Wednesday, Dec. 14 during AWANA at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

Money matters in Love INC’s new finance program

Love INC of Greater Holmes County created the Faith & Finances class, which recently completed its first 12 weeks.

Youth unite to make it happen as H15 Ministries continues to come together

The recent youth night at H15 Ministries in Millersburg saw dozens of youth come together to help tackle some of the many chores that continue to crop up at the downtown Millersburg center.

Chili church celebrates the season with a musical

Kids and adults sing at the Christmas Musical at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

Rea & Associates comes through in a big way for area students

Rea & Associates employees raised more than $1,175 for the Food Pantry at the Millersburg Church of God Backpack Program.

Chili Crossroads to host blood drive

The Red Cross Blood Drive at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church is approaching.

Annual Holmes County Share-A-Christmas benefit concert

Jann Hershberger's 2016 show will take place at Martins Creek Mennonite Church. The musical celebration of Christ's birth serves as a benefit concert for Holmes County Share-A-Christmas.

Local effort equals big impact for Mennonite Disaster Services

Volunteers from Berlin Mennonite Church have nearly completed a small mobile home that can relocate to sites around the country as the need arises for natural disaster assistance.

Thanksgiving meal aims to be a blessing to the community

A free Thanksgiving dinner will be held at Nashville Church of Christ.

Crossroads Church invites all to Christmas musical

The single, free performance of Christmas in the Kingdom is approaching at Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

Orrville Grace Brethren Church will host Encounter Revival Ministries

Orrville Grace Brethren Church announced a special concert and revival services at 2200 Paradise Road in Orrville with Encounter Revival Ministries.

Millersburg Candlelight Church Walk will have 4 participating churches

The annual Millersburg Candlelight Church Walk will take place in December with four participating churches.

Samaritan’s Purse will have collection sites throughout Holmes County

Several locations in Holmes County will serve as collection sites this year for the Samaritan's Purse project Operation Christmas Child.

Crossroads Bible Church enjoys Sounds of Grace

Sounds of Grace travelled from Illinois to the Chili Crossroads Bible Church to sing on Sunday, Oct. 23.

Gospel music event supports Share-A-Christmas

The 10th annual Fall Country Gospel Music Celebration will be held at Berlin Christian Fellowship Church.

Local church provides school kits to Lutheran World Relief

Children and adults of the Shanesville Lutheran Sunday School in Sugarcreek gathered to kick off the new Sunday School season and to assemble school kits for Lutheran World Relief.

Chili Crossroads youth enjoy games every Wednesday

Chili Crossroads Bible Church hosts AWANA youth program every Wednesday.

Marriage and manhood topics of NewPointe events

NewPointe Community Church welcomes Pastor Mark Driscoll and Grace Driscoll to their Dover campus for two events.

Pastor Steve Hopkins welcomed as interim pastor of Northside Baptist Church

After a decade of pastoring Northside Baptist Church, pastor Todd Hartley has joined the pastoral staff at the Dan River Baptist Church in Danville, Virginia. Steve Hopkins will be welcomed as the interim pastor of NBC.

Would-be missionary seeks support for training

Six months after graduating from West Holmes High School, Sarah Miller of Millersburg will enter training to become a missionary.

Oasis Tabernacle to host World Revival Conference

Oasis Tabernacle of Sugarcreek will host the third World Revival Conference.

Embrace 2016 designed to encourage a life of Biblical mentoring for women

Embrace 2016 will promote mentoring programs for women of all ages. The upcoming conference is designed to provide guidelines and insight into the mentoring role.

Longenecker Mennonite Church moves to new facility

Members and friends of the Longenecker Mennonite Church are celebrating the move to new facilities.

H15 Ministries building continues to take shape, and volunteers are making it possible

H15 Ministries, the blooming youth ministry in downtown Millersburg, continues its assault on revamping its facility on Jackson Street across from the courthouse. While much is done, there are still plenty of ways people can contribute to the ongoing process.

India Evangelical Mission to host fellowship dinner

Dr. G.V. Mathai will hold the India Evangelical Mission's annual fellowship dinner on Sept. 9 at the Carlisle Inn, Walnut Creek, at 6:15 p.m.

Chili Crossroads hosts family event at Baltic Park

Chili Crossroads Bible Church hosts a family event at Baltic Park. Learn more at www.chilibiblechurch.org/thursdays.

Grace Church of Wooster will go on 23rd Comprehensive Biblical Tour of the Holy Land

Pastor Bob Fetterhoff of Grace Church of Wooster invites people to join the 23rd Annual Comprehensive Biblical Tour of the Holy Land, featuring visits to Israel and Jordan.

‘The World Peace Diet:’ A discussion led by award-winning author Dr. Will Tuttle

Will Tuttle, Ph.D., has traveled the world lecturing on his unique ideas of how to eat for spiritual health and social harmony. He is currently in the midst of a world tour and will be in Wooster.

Jeanette Strauss to teach on symbolic instruments and interpreting scripture with movement

Gateway Fellowship of Millersburg will host a one-day seminar on the use of flags and other symbolic instruments of worship on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the church.

Get ready for Skyview Ranch Rough and Rugged 5K challenge

Skyview Ranch in Millersburg will offer gluttons for punishment and lovers of fun a chance to compete in a fantastic 5K race Sept. 3. The fourth annual Skyview Ranch Rough and Rugged 5K Race will send participants through a series of messy, mucky, challenging and fun obstacles. In addition families...

2nd annual Cruisin’ in the ‘Ville in the Heart of Wayne County

Smithville United Methodist Church will host the second annual Cruisin' in the 'Ville in the Heart of Wayne County on Saturday, Aug. 13 from noon to 4 p.m.

Thursdays in the Park in Baltic continues in August

Thursdays in the Park behind Miller's Dutch Kitchen continues every Thursday in August at 6:30 p.m.

Millersburg Church of God has planned fundraising trip to Creation Museum sites

The Food Pantry at Millersburg Church of God has planned a fundraising trip Aug. 15-16 to explore God's amazing wonders through the Creation Museum's sites including the new Ark Encounter.

Millersburg Church of God has planned fundraising trip to Creation Museum sites

The Food Pantry at Millersburg Church of God has planned a fundraising trip to explore God's amazing wonders through the Creation Museum's sites including the new Ark Encounter.

Retirement is an adventure for trio of local building professionals

There's nothing unusual about building an addition unless the engineer is 90, the draftsman is 88 and the contractor is 89. This senior group of hard-working gentlemen is leading the crew for the construction of an addition to the building that houses the Breakaway religious educational program in...

First Hat Sunday benefits homeless shelter

The Shanesville Lutheran Church of Sugarcreek celebrated their first Hat Sunday on July 10. Everyone in attendance wore a hat during the Sunday morning worship service.

Modern-day Job to speak at Rainbow of Hope Auction

Robert Rogers didn't ask for tragedy to inundate his life, but when a flash flood claimed his wife and four children, he turned to the only place he felt he could find a safe haven: God. Rogers has since become a national speaker, promoting hope and faith amidst tragedy and will be the keynote...

Public welcome to Thursdays in the Park at Baltic

The Chili Crossroads Bible Church is sponsoring Thursdays at Baltic Park July 28 and Aug. 4, 11, 18 and 25 at 6:30 p.m. The events are free for the whole family.

The Bethesda Fountain project in Millersburg, one of hope for those dealing with cancer

A committee began an endeavor to create The Bethesda Fountain in Millersburg, a large fountain with a bronze statue that will be a place of serenity and hope for families dealing with cancer. Millersburg City Council has granted the project a home in the area directly next to the Holmes County...

Transport for Christ will ‘Let the lights shine’ for 26th annual ride through Holmes County

Transport for Christ has been lighting up the night sky in Holmes County for a long time with its annual Parade of Lights event. This year will be no different as hundreds of truckers will unite in Kidron and then Mt. Hope to participate in this unique convoy July 8-9.

Area youth attend Chili Crossroads VBS

Many area youth attended church camp with the Chili Crossroads Bible Church from June 12 to June 14.

Huge faith sets youth center in motion

Andy Schafer's dream of creating a teen ministry center took a huge step after the board from H15 Ministries took a large leap of faith. Clean-up and reconstruction began on the Hoxworth buildings in downtown Millersburg June 6, where the teen center will eventually provide a place for area youth...

Ashland Seminary to host events in Millersburg

Ashland Theological Seminary has scheduled four Summer Soul Food evenings of food, fellowship and Bible study that will be led by seminary faculty members. The events, set for four Wednesday evenings in July, will be held at Millersburg United Methodist Church at 5395 Township Road 336 in...

Registration now open for summer church event in Sugarcreek

The Union Hill Methodist Church, the Shanesville Lutheran Church and volunteer helpers from the Sugarcreek U.C.C. have joined together this year to offer Vacation Bible School for all Sugarcreek community children age 3 through the seventh grade.

Best-selling author to speak at Gateway

Best-selling author and international speaker Tommy Tenney will speak at Gateway Fellowship June 15-17. Gateway Fellowship is hosting the International Conference of Global Christian Ministry Forum.

Come hungry to the 5th annual Parking Lot Jam

New Creation Fellowship is excited to host the fifth annual Parking Lot Jam. This event is scheduled for June 11 from 5-9 p.m. There will be music, food, games for children and entertainment in a family-friendly atmosphere.

Malone University presents John Ruhlin talk and book launch

Malone University presents a talk and book launch by John Ruhlin, entrepreneur, author and founder of the Ruhlin Group on Tuesday, June 21 at 6 p.m. at the Grace Church. Grace Church is located at 5850 County Road 77 in Millersburg.

Compassion Experience coming to NewPointe Campuses

NewPointe Community Church has announced The Compassion Experience, coming soon to the Canton, Dover and Millersburg Campuses. This is a free community-wide event that brings visitors into true stories of life in the developing countries of Uganda, Kenya, Philippines, the Dominican Republic or...

Deeken earns Eagle Scout Award

Kyle Gregory Deeken, 16, of Wooster, has earned the highest advancement award of the Boy Scouts of America, that of Eagle Scout. Deeken refurbished the athletic ball field at his church in rural Holmes County near Big Prairie.

Share & Care Thrift Store in Berlin moves and expands to continue its ministry

Share & Care Thrift Store in Berlin didn't move far, hopping across state Route 39 on the north side of Berlin, but the move did have a substantial impact. The grand opening saw many people pack into the new and much larger store as the organization continues to aid people in Haiti and locally.

Free conference includes Bible history expert

Why You Can Trust The Bible Conference with great food and kids¿ program is July 24-26, featuring Dr. Phil Stringer, PhD, Bible history expert, author and the vice president of Dayspring Bible College and Seminary in Illinois.

Love INC offers fine dining with a heart toward giving in May 17 fundraiser

Love Inc. of Holmes County will head to Der Dutchman Restaurant in Walnut Creek Tuesday, May 17 for its second annual Love Inc. Dinner Fundraiser. The Love Inc. crew will be working from 4-7:30 p.m., and patrons may choose from the menu, hot buffet or salad bar.

Chili Awana kids celebrate

Area children memorized more than 100 Bible verses in the annual program at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

Berlin Christian Fellowship present ‘Cotton Patch Gospel’

Set in Rural Georgia, "Cotton Patch Gospel" retells the story of Jesus through the dialect of a different culture and era while maintaining the backbone of the original story.

Fredericksburg churches to observe National Day of Prayer

Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church, Fredericksburg Church of Christ and Mennonite Christian Assembly invite the public to participate in a National Day of Prayer observance on Thursday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. in the sanctuary of Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church.

Fredericksburg Presbyterian Church dedicates new sanctuary

One of Fredericksburg's oldest landmarks is dedicated.

The West Holmes weekend backpack lunch chain rolls along through NewPointe

While the Millersburg Church of God Food Pantry distributes the backpack weekend meals for West Holmes School District students who are on free and reduced lunches, there is another church that has taken on a huge role. NewPointe Community Church has allowed the food pantry to set up and create the...

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