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Church announces winners of turkey-calling contest

Adult winners of the second annual Amateur Turkey Calling Contest at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church were announced.

The stars come out during Tim Tebow's Night to Shine

Night to Shine, a prom night designed to give people with special needs their night of glamour and joy, took place in Amish Country on Feb. 9, and more than 300 guests poured into NewPointe Church in Millersburg for the event.

Night of comedy benefits CCHO

Christian Children's Home of Ohio will host its Heart for the Home Celebration at First Christian Church in Canton, featuring comedian Michael Jr.

Turkey Calling Contest open to all

Admission is free to watch the second annual Turkey Calling Contest at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

Dr. Guy and Ilke Peh coming to Gateway

Gateway Fellowship will host the ministry of Dr. Guy and Ilke Peh of Dallas, Texas.

Wild Game Dinner marks 8th year

The eighth annual Tri-County Wild Game Dinner and Atomic Wing Challenge will be at the Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

Opera celebrates the lives of notable women

In observance of Black History Month, the Roscoe United Methodist Church will hold a special service and presentation.

MCC meat-canning days ready for another year of feeding the hungry

The annual Mennonite Central Committee meat-canning effort will take place at the canning center on the west edge of Berlin.

Watoto children's mission presents breakfast fundraiser for the kids

Watoto has been instrumental in creating growth opportunities for many villages in Africa, and an upcoming fundraiser breakfast will provide financial support for a group of 13 people from Holmes and Wayne counties to travel overseas to Africa to continue the ongoing effort to help people there.

NewPointe to host Night to Shine

NewPointe Community Church's Dover campus announced they will serve as one of more than 350 churches around the world that will host Night to Shine.

Anabaptist history class coming to Walnut Creek Mennonite

Marcus Yoder, director of The Amish & Mennonite Heritage Center (Beholt) in Berlin, will teach a class on Anabaptist history at Walnut Creek Mennonite on consecutive Wednesday nights.

Wild Game Dinner includes chili contest

The eighth annual Tri-County Wild Game Dinner and Atomic Wing Challenge will be at Chili Crossroads Bible Church.

Nondenominational program explores grief

Helping people who have experienced the death of a family member or friend is the purpose of GriefShare, which will be hosted by Shreve United Methodist Church.

Nashville church to charter Trail Life Troop 2456

Nashville Church of Christ will charter Trail Life Troop OH-2456 beginning in January. Activities will include camping, fishing, survivor-skill development, recreational activities and more with a desire to point boys toward a biblical lifestyle. Open house/parent meetings are approaching.

Trip to Holy Land planned

Pastor Neal and Julie Dearyan of the Chili Crossroads Bible Church invite people to travel to Israel with them.

Roscoe UMC to host Christmas cantata

The music department of the Roscoe United Methodist Church will present a Christmas cantata titled "Forever God Is with Us," arranged by Marty Parks.

Seniors invited to holiday luncheon

Nashville's Country Christmas at the Nashville Church of Christ invites seniors age 55 and older for a luncheon.

Christmas concert features multiple choirs

"Love's Pure Light" is the theme of the Coshocton Community Choir's Festival Christmas Concert.

Journey to Bethlehem inspires visitors to experience the true meaning of the Christmas story

The town of Walnut Creek has created an intriguing trip that captures the essence of several key scenes told in the Christmas story during the annual Journey to Bethlehem production.

Red Cross blood drive in honor of Gary Sands: Become a donor and save a life

A Red Cross blood drive in honor of Gary Sands will be held at Mennonite Christian Assembly in Fredericksburg.

Church to host community meal in Big Prairie

The Nashville Church of Christ in Big Prairie will host a community Thanksgiving meal for those who might be alone or unable to prepare a meal.

Drop-off locations announced for OCC

This month four locations in the Holmes County area will serve as drop-off sites for the Samaritan's Purse project, Operation Christmas Child, joining nearly 5,000 U.S. locations collecting gift-filled shoe boxes for children in need around the world.

Mission Fair scheduled in Sugarcreek

The annual Mission Fair is scheduled at Sugarcreek First United Church of Christ.

Malone University Alumni Chorale to perform

The newly formed Malone University Alumni Chorale will be in concert at the Walnut Creek Mennonite Church.

Living through Hurricane Maria spurs area pastor to organize relief for Puerto Rico

Local pastor Michael Rodriguez has united with Mast Trucking to raise much needed items for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico. While Mast Trucking has volunteered to transport the items to Florida for free, shipping the containers across water to Puerto Rico is expensive, and donations are needed.

Pastor to speak at Remember the Children event

Bishop W.C. Martin will speak at the Remember the Children event at Light in the Valley Chapel in Sugarcreek.

Church to host Holiday Bazaar

Roscoe United Methodist Church will host its annual Holiday Bazaar.

Schmid to perform at Singspiration

John Schmid will perform at the Orrville Grace Brethren Church's Singspiration.

Fall Festival benefits missions to Uganda

Building for Christ will host a Fall Festival and fundraiser in Dundee at The Pier at Lighthouse of Hope.

Seminar focus is on understanding Islam

Alex Agha-Khan will present the seminar, "Understanding Islam and the Biblical Response," at The Chestnut Barn in Winesburg.

Sowing the seeds of peace in Latin America

Semilla Latin American Anabaptist Seminary will present the premiere release of a new documentary titled “Semillas de Paz (Seeds of Peace) at Central Christian High School and at The Star at Dutch Valley in Sugarcreek.

Auction and Harvest Fest is Sept. 23

Longenecker Mennonite Church will host its annual Auction and Harvest Festival.

St. John's Church of Millersburg awards educational scholarships

St. John's Church of Millersburg announced the awarding of its educational scholarships for the fall of 2017.

Ohio Haiti Benefit Auction spans a great distance to help others become self-sufficient

Each year the people of Haiti are blessed by the ongoing effort of the people of Wayne and Holmes counties, who go to great lengths to put forth the annual Ohio Haiti Benefit Auction.

Berlin Mennonite will include community as it celebrates a centennial of faithfulness

The Berlin Mennonite Church will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year and is inviting the public to join in the anniversary festivities.

Organist to be honored at Sugarcreek

The Shanesville Lutheran Church will have a public celebration to thank Mary Sue Schlegel for her 60 years of service as their church organist and also for her many years of service to the community as a music educator.

Jason Maust ready to spread his wings to serve the world

Jason Maust is a mechanic with MMS Aviation in Coshocton, serving the many missionary outreach programs that serve third-world countries around the globe by flying missionary aid into lands that would be difficult to reach without an airplane. Soon he'll take to the sky himself after his training...

Church hosted second annual Hat Sunday

The Shanesville Lutheran Church of Sugarcreek celebrated its second annual Hat Sunday on July 30.

Race to benefit Operation Christmas Child

The Ohio East Area Team of Operation Christmas Child is sponsoring a Family Fun Trail 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk at the Norma Johnson Center.

Free clothing giveaway offered in Orrville

Orrville Christian & Missionary Alliance Church and Learning for Life Adult Education will partner to provide free clothing to members of local communities.

Orchard of Hope at the center of the Pantry at Millersburg Church of God's endeavor to grow

The Pantry at Millersburg Church of God is expanding to accommodate all the people using its ministry and is in need of sponsors to get things moving.

Watoto Children's Choir to perform at fundraiser

The Watoto children put on a high-energy, uplifting concert that is inspirational and represents the joy the children have found in life through the efforts of the Watoto mission.

Watoto Choir to perform in Millersburg

Watoto Children's Choir will perform at NewPointe Community Church at its Millersburg campus.

May brings H15 Ministries one step closer to opening its doors as renovations continue

May brings H15 Ministries one step closer to opening its doors as renovations continue

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.

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