Ohio House Bill would protect ministers, groups that refuse to marry gay couples

New legislation in the Ohio House seeks to ensure that ministers and religious groups couldn’t be penalized for refusing to marry gay couples. Under House Bill 286, introduced Tuesday, ordained ministers or religious societies could not be subject to civil or criminal liability for refusing to perform or host gay marriages. State and local officials […]

Marion church holding free community day

Richland Road Church of Christ will hold a free Community Day on July 18, 2015 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Free and open to the public. Bring your family for food, fun and free giveaways. They will have bouncy houses, games, a free car wash & windshield washer fluid, free food and drinks, free […]

Berean Baptist invites area kids to Camp Kilimanjaro

Berean Baptist Church of Marion invites area children to its 2015 vacation Bible school program. Camp Kilimanjaro will be presented July 12-16, 2015 at the church campus located at 131 Marion-Cardington Road. At Camp Kilimanjaro, kids will “learn to walk in God’s wisdom as they study the book of Proverbs and enjoy songs, crafts, games, […]

Registrations open for local SkyBall League

Richland Road Church of Christ Skyball League began accepting registrations on Wednesday, July 1, 2015. You can register online or pick up a form at the church office. The cost is $10 which includes a T-Shirt. SkyBall is similar to whiffleball, but instead of using a whiffleball, you use a skyball that can travel 250 […]

Genesis Ministries invites area children to Everest VBS

A summer kids’ event called Everest VBS will be hosted by Genesis Ministries at McKinley Park from June 15 to June 19, 2015 from 6-8pm. At Everest, kids “discover what it means to hold on to God’s mighty power in everyday life.” Organizers say kids participate in Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, […]

Berean Baptist to host “Straight Talk for the Christian Home”

Berean Baptist Church of Marion invites area families to attend the conference “Straight Talk for the Christian Home” presented by Dr. Larry Fogle. The conference is scheduled for the weekend of April 18-19, 2015. Admission is free. Fogle is the director of the Pastoral Enrichment Program (PEP), a ministry of Baptist Mid-Missions. PEP is a […]

Marion Church holding a “Walk with Jesus”

Fairpark Community Baptist Church in Marion will hold a “Walk With Jesus,” an experiential and moving family Easter event where parents and children travel together in Jesus’ footsteps during his last week on earth. Families travel to Jerusalem for Palm Sunday, sit down for the Last Supper, pray in the Garden of Gethsemane, discover the […]

Marion church offering Financial Peace University class

Richland Road Church of Christ is inviting the public to join then and “learn God’s way of handling money” with Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University. Organizers say the average turnaround in debt is $8000 in just the first three months. The new class begins on April 10, 2015 at 6:00pm at the Richland Road Church […]

Marion church to shower Harding High School with 25,000 Easter Eggs

A helicopter and numerous volunteers, are preparing to drop an abundance of candy and toy filled Easter eggs onto the Marion High School track/soccer field on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Approximately 25,000 plastic eggs will be dropped onto the field from a helicopter as it passes over. The event, sponsored by APEX Church, is for […]

NINE bringing an Easter celebration to the Marion Palace Theatre stage

The Palace Cultural Arts Association will present a special Easter Celebration with the a cappella singing group NINE at the Marion Palace Theatre on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm. Tickets are on sale now for $15. Patrons are encouraged to order tickets early for the best seating. Matt Holsinger (1st tenor), Titus Ritchey […]