Stories tagged with: coburn united methodist church

November 15, 2013 - 5:23pm
21 weeks 5 days ago

Muskingum County Head Start held the two-day event for parents and pre-school children who are enrolled in the Headstart program at Coburn United Methodist Church on Friday. Headstart Executive Director Geri Johnson, says the organization has been putting on the event  for over 25 years. Parents and children were served a meal before participating in educational and wellness projects together.

"The kids perform and then we have stations set up," explained...

May 25, 2013 - 5:21pm
46 weeks 4 days ago

The community was able to view 36 rare classic cars at Coburn United Methodist Church today for the Lion's Club annual car show.

"This is our 10th year for our annual car show and we have the car show to generate money for the Lion's Club and to help people that need glasses that can't afford them or an eye exam that they can't afford," said Dave Delancey, President of the Zanesville Lion's Club.

The Lion's Club had a DJ, music, food and a silent auction to help raise...

April 25, 2013 - 8:07pm
50 weeks 6 days ago

Eric Hipple, former quarterback for the Detroit Lions now works as an outreach spokesman for the University of Michigan to help to prevent suicide. As part of his job he came to the Suicide Awareness Banquet at the Coburn United Methodist Church Thursday night to tell his story to over 140 people.

"I got involved in mental health because I lost a son to suicide at age 15 but I also had my own ups and downs with depression. I didn't know what it was and didn't know what it was...

June 24, 2012 - 9:19pm
1 year 42 weeks ago

A Zanesville church welcomed a special guest to its Sunday services.

Bishop Bruce Ough took to the pulpit at Coburn United Methodist Church on Maple Avenue. He's the resident of the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church. This isn't his first visit to Zanesville to deliver a message.

"I oversee a little over 1,100 congregations in West Ohio so a big part of my job is to be out among the congregations, and among the people," said Ough.

Ough's works has...

June 18, 2012 - 12:03pm
1 year 43 weeks ago

The Carr Center's Safety Town program is underway this week at the Coburn United Methodist Church.

The course is designed to teach 4 and 5-year-old kids how to cross the street, the importance of wearing helmets and stranger danger among other safety skills.

First-year coordinator Connie Newsom said the idea is to teach children safety skills before they embark on their first day of Kindergarten.

"We try to hit as many of those things as we can. We want all of the...

May 5, 2012 - 4:53pm
1 year 49 weeks ago

A Zanesville church is working to make the Y-city a little "greener"...

Coburn United Methodist hosted "Go Green Collection Day" Saturday afternoon. The church partnered with Good Will to recycle items so they can be used by others.

"We take cardboard, paper, small appliances, computer equipment, metals, and plastics... And they're just bringing it all," said Senior Pastor Dennis Baker.

Coburn has held the Collection Day since 2007. Saturday...

November 12, 2011 - 4:44pm
2 years 22 weeks ago

Area residents had the opportunity Saturday to begin their holiday shopping a little bit early....

The annual Coburn United Methodist Church Holiday Bazaar brought out more than 75 vendors and a crowd that Chairperson Eva Siber said is the largest she's seen in the past 15 years of organizing the event.

"There's a couple other bazaars in town so people like to be bazaar hoping," said Siber, "especially when the weather is nice."

All money...

September 15, 2011 - 7:16am
2 years 30 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department investigates an early Thursday morning break-in at a church on Maple Avenue.

Authorities are still on the scene at Coburn United Methodist Church. Right now all police can say is that a call came into authorities around 5:30 Thursday morning that the church had been broken into.

We'll bring you more information as it becomes available.

January 30, 2010 - 6:42pm
4 years 11 weeks ago


Proud parents and students came out in the cold Saturday morning to honor Christian athlete leaders in our community.

Coburn United Methodist Church honored sixteen high school and college students at their second annual Muskingum Christian Athlete Leadership Award breakfast. The students were selected by their school's athletic director through a criteria including faith, leadership and academics. The pastor of the church, Dennis Baker, says these students are the hope for...

November 22, 2009 - 7:42pm
4 years 20 weeks ago


A few gifts inside a shoebox could brighten the holidays for children across the world.

Coburn United Methodist Cchurch is a collection center for people dropping off shoeboxes for the "Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Program". It is an international program sponsored by Samaritans' Purse. The church expects to collect more than 5,000 shoeboxes containing a variety of items.

"Toys, hygiene items, candy, just anything that children would like," says...

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