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Reverend Jon Carlisle retires after 41 years in the ministry

Reverend Jon Carlisle retires after 41 years in the ministry

| July 10, 2018

COSHOCTON – Reverend Jon Carlisle from the Coshocton Presbyterian Church is retiring later this month. He and his wife, Sue, came to Coshocton in 2001. He said they were drawn to Coshocton for a number of reasons, including the beautiful area and community setting, and that the church had a strong, stable staff. “We had been […]

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Camp themed Vacation Bible School held

Camp themed Vacation Bible School held

| June 22, 2018

MILLCREEK TOWNSHIP – There was a moose on the loose last week at Shepler Church, but he was friendly and had a message to share with children who came for Vacation Bible School. The church was transformed into a campground June 20-22 for junior campers to enjoy Camp Moose on the Loose, where they discovered […]

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Prayer service to give thanks for community dinners

Prayer service to give thanks for community dinners

| April 9, 2018

COSHOCTON – The Coshocton Ministerial Association’s monthly prayer service will be held on Sunday, April 15 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the gazebo on the court square. This month’s theme will be “Giving Thanks for Mission” from Matthew 15:29-31 on Jesus healing the crowds and Luke 14:12-14 about inviting people to a luncheon or […]

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Roscoe UMC music department to host Musik Fest

Roscoe UMC music department to host Musik Fest

| April 9, 2018

COSHOCTON – On Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m., the Roscoe UMC music department will host Musik Fest XIII. This year, five choirs will sing two anthems and several hymns en masse: “Bless This House” and “In the Majesty and Glory of Your Name”, “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” and “To God be The Glory”. Accompanying […]

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Holy Humor Sunday

Holy Humor Sunday

| April 2, 2018

COSHOCTON – Did Jesus ever smile?  Did God ever laugh? Early Christian traditions practiced “Bright Sunday” after the long Lenten season of repentance.  Theologians called it the “holy laugh” from the joke God played on the devil by bringing Jesus back to life on Easter.  People needed to have their spirits lifted. We take ourselves […]

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Church hunt to feature thousands of Easter Eggs

Church hunt to feature thousands of Easter Eggs

| March 22, 2018

COSHOCTON – Thousands of Easter Eggs will be scattered across the former Central Elementary School lot for children of all ages to find. The River Coshocton Church is hosting what they believe is the biggest Easter Egg Hunt in Coshocton County at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24. “We will be putting out more than 4,000 […]

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Chili Crossroads Church offers faith-based recovery program

| March 20, 2018

FRESNO – Friday nights at Chili Crossroads Bible Church in Fresno are a place where people from all different walks of life can come into a building with a common goal without the fear of being judged or seen as an outsider. The church offers those with addiction or those who know of someone with […]

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Churches changing to bring in younger generation

| March 20, 2018

COSHOCTON – The Christian church as a whole has lost approximately 96 percent of the millennial generation. “That number is staggering,” said Andy Loos, pastor at Liberty Church, 219 N. 15th St., Coshocton. “If we don’t do something to reach this generation, Christianity will become extinct. I feel God will not lose this generation but […]

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