Stories tagged with: block party

August 24, 2014 - 3:29pm
36 weeks 1 day ago

Each year the Grace United Methodist Church opens up their doors for their Annual Block Party.

Sunday afternoon people from a variety of churches in Muskingum County and the downtown area gathered on Shinnick Street to enjoy food, entertainment and fun.

"Everything is free, the entertainment is free, and we just have lots of food and hope that we can meet different people from different churches" said Outreach Leader, Tracy Miller.

Miller explained that the...

July 19, 2014 - 6:16pm
41 weeks 2 days ago

Four area churches came together Saturday afternoon to share in fun and fellowship as a Christian community.

The Block Party was free of charge and was open to the public. Cornhole, door prizes, games, the Zanesville Fire Department, food and live music were all available to enjoy. An ice cream social and Singsparation also took place this evening. Block Party Facilitator, Candice Hoover said it took a coming together to make the event a possibility.

Hoover said "We had...

June 23, 2011 - 10:33pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

The Salvation Army in Zanesville kicked off their second annual Block Party Thursday afternoon.

Despite scattered rain showers throughout the day, the even still saw over five hundred people by 3 p.m.. Volunteer Coordinator, Joyce Krouskoupf says the puddles didn't seem to scare people away.

" We've had a lot of people hiding under the tents from the rain, to get away from the rain." she said. "But we just pray that maybe throughout all this even if one soul is...

June 20, 2011 - 4:56pm
3 years 45 weeks ago

A Duncan Falls Youth Group would like to invite you to a block party, dedicated to spreading the word of God.

Last year the United Methodist Church Youth Group decided they wanted to make a difference, and for the first time sponsored a block party here in Zanesville. Youth Group Member, Katie Bollinger, said, she feels a love from God and just wants to share it.

"He just puts it in us," said Bollinger. "And we just want to put the love we feel from him out...

June 15, 2011 - 5:02pm
3 years 46 weeks ago

A Duncan Falls Youth Group would like to invite you to a block party, dedicated to spreading the word of God.

Last year the United Methodist Church Youth Group decided they wanted to make a difference, and for the first time sponsored a block party here in Zanesville.

"These teenagers were not Christians a couple years ago," said Youth Leader, Debbie Gheen. "And they believe their lives have changed because of it, and they're just trying to pay it forward....

June 23, 2010 - 5:20pm
4 years 45 weeks ago

One local youth group is branching out from its ministry in Duncan Falls.

After growing to a size of about 40 people, "Eternity" is ready to bring church to the people.

"We had a youth group of just 2 teenagers, and we asked them to be disciples and go tell their friends because on Saturday night, the mall is full of stray kids running around bored. Facebook is boring them with them talking to each other. So, we asked why don't you bring your friends for something...

June 10, 2010 - 5:37pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

A youth group has teamed up with The Salvation Army to provide fun in the form of a block party.


Members of the Eternity Youth Group of Duncan Falls United Methodist Church have organized the event to bring together the community.

"Block party is a thing we're doing here at The Salvation Army. We're going to have free food, games, there's going to be popcorn and cotton candy and we're going to be playing live later in the evening and in the afternoon," says...

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