By JANELL HUNTER
WOODSFIELD — St. Sylvester Catholic Church has been serving the Monroe County community since 1866 with its congregation gathering in a log structure until its first brick building was built at 334 S. Main St. in Woodsfield in 1867.
Originally part of the ...
By JOSELYN KING
NEFFS — Coalbrook Presbyterian Church sits stately along Ohio 149 in Neffs — just as it has for more than 142 years.
A brick facade and bright flowers welcome the congregation each Sunday, when about 25 members typically attend.
A decreasing population ...
By ALAN OLSON
More than 150 years after its founding in the rural hills of southern Marshall County, the families of St. Joseph’s Settlement still flock to their namesake church on the hill, though many members of the younger generations seem to have moved on.
Visiting the ...
By CASEY JUNKINS
COLLIERS — About 70 years before West Virginia statehood, the Rev. Joseph Doddridge founded what is today known as Olde St. John’s Episcopal Church along Eldersville Road in Brooke County.
From donating to various charities to enjoying annual festivals, ...
By LINDA COMINS
MOUNT PLEASANT — Inspired by its roots, Mount Pleasant Evangelical Friends Church is preserving parts of the village’s history and sharing its religious heritage with the community.
The church is adjacent to the historic Ohio Yearly Meeting House, built ...
By HEATHER ZIEGLER
WHEELING — At the crest of a hill along Table Rock Lane in Ohio County, a simple but impressive white church steeple reaches heavenward. On most Sundays, about 60 members of Lawrencefield Parish Church gather beneath that steeple in the Episcopal tradition ...