PHILIPPIAN MINISTRY is an outreach and discipleship ministry to
three juvenile detention centers in West Virginia. Emphasis is placed
on reaching residents with the gospel and then enrolling them in
correspondence courses so they can grow in their walk with Christ.
Congregational Music is
available in two worship styles: the great hymns of the faith in the
Traditional Service and praise & worship music in the Contemporary
Service. Both styles give each worshipper the opportunity to
"sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to
God." (Col. 3:16)
- Choral Music offers opportunity for involvement in the choir
ministry that ministers weekly in our Traditional Service and annually in
our Christmas program.
- Solos or Small Group Music are wonderful avenues of service and
worship for those interested in using their abilities for the Lord.
- Instrumental Music provides opportunity for those gifted on the
piano and organ to minister in Traditional Services and those gifted on
the guitar, drums and keyboard to serve in the Contemporary Service.
Those talented on other instruments ar also encouraged to use those
abilities for the Lord.
TAPE & CD MINISTRY-All regular and special
services at the Chapel are recorded cassette tape and CD and made available
to any who request them.
To request tapes, sign up on the sheet provided on the Announcement Board
in the Lobby, indicating which tape or CD you desire. The tapes
are reproduced and are available by the next Wednesday night. They may
be obtained from the Welcome Center in the Lobby. Cost per tape is
$1.00 and cost per CD is $2.00 and can be paid for when retrieved.
Tapes are also available to shut-ins on a loan basis.
Any questions about the tape/CD ministry or about the availability of
recordings of past services or series should be referred to the church
office by phone 304-425-6315 or by email at
is a class led by Pastor Jim Simmons to help couples prepare for married
life. The class utilizes the video resource by Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott
Saving your marriage before it starts. It is the core of our marital
counseling and covers such crucial areas as expectations of marriage, love ,
attitudes, communication, gender differences, conflict, spiritual
compatibility and finances.
a special help and support group for people
experiencing divorce and separation. DivorceCare is held on Wednesday
evenings at 6:30 p.m. in room 129.
DIVORCECARE 4 KIDS (DC4K)-
a ministry tool that runs congruently with DivorceCare for adults. It is
designed to help children heal and recover following the devastation of a
divorce. They will meet Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in room 134.
Good $ense Budget
is designed to help you
discover the peace and contentment that come from managing your
financial resources according to Godís purposes and principles.
Youíll learn how to honor God in your finances by becoming a
wise saver, cautious debtor,
and prudent consumer.
is a place where you can find help as you
grieve the loss of a family member or friend. GriefShare is held on
Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. in room 136.
MERCER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (MCA) is a quality Christian school
offering grades K-4 through 12. The Chapel co-sponsors the school with
Maranatha Baptist Church. We provide facilities for middle school and
high school grades.
MOPS offers care and nurture to Mothers of Preschoolers (infants to 5
year olds). It provides encouragement and fun for mothers and includes
instruction and small group discussions relating to womanhood, marriage,
children and the home. Creative Activities are included.
Childcare, MOPPETS, is provided. Meetings are the 1st and 3rd
Thursdays of the school year from 9:30 AM to Noon.