Stories tagged with: Pastor Joe Dunlap

March 30, 2015 - 6:17pm
14 hours 33 min ago

For the first time, the House of Grace will have an Easter egg hunt on Easter Sunday.

For the last two years, the church has had its egg hunt on the Saturday of Easter weekend. Pastor Joe Dunlap said they wanted to have it on Easter to combine worship and a full family day. Although the church only has around 90 people in its congregation, Dunlap said around 2,000 people have attended the hunt in each of the past two years. Dunlap explained why he believes this is the case.


November 25, 2014 - 6:22pm
18 weeks 3 hours ago

House of Grace Church is reaching out to the community this week.

For the second year now, the church will be serving a Thanksgiving meal to members of the community. Anyone who has no where to turn during the holidays is welcome. If you have no means of transportation to make the event, the church will come to get you. All you have to do is contact the church and let them know you would like to attend. Pastor Joe Dunlap says the response from the community has been very positive.

August 7, 2014 - 4:40pm
33 weeks 5 days ago

House of Grace Church and the Newton Township Fire Department are teaming up this weekend.

Fire and Water will be held Saturday from 11AM to 3PM. The event is open to children and their families in the community. You'll be registered upon arrival, and will be able to join in a variety of educational events such as a flame house, smoke house and an emergency reenactment. Pastor Joe Dunlap says they will have a lot of other fun activities to take part in as well.

"On the fun...

April 12, 2014 - 4:30pm
50 weeks 3 days ago

Hundreds of families throughout the area met at the House of Grace Church to hunt for Easter eggs on Saturday.

more than 20,000 eggs were sprawled throughout the grounds. Each egg either contained candy or a special gift certificate for the children to take home with them.

They loved it, totally loved it. They been coming to us and the bikes, you ought to have seen the little boys face when he pulled the bike out of his egg, I was right there close to him and he was ready to see...

August 1, 2013 - 6:44pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

On Thursday, a local church gave away more than 500 hundred backpacks to children of all ages.

The House of Grace Church located on Maysville Pike wanted to assist the local area through charity and decided that helping children with their education was important to the future of the community.

"Education is power.The more knowledge you have the more power you have. If we can educate our children, they become greater in our community, and the greater the education, the...

May 24, 2013 - 6:12pm
1 year 44 weeks ago

A new church is reaching out to the community on Memorial Day.

The House of Grace Church on Maysville Pike Road started ministry just 90 days ago and already has big plans. Pastor of the church, Joe Dunlap says he hopes everyone comes out to their memorial day community prayer.

"It's open to everyone, we've got six other pastors going to be coming to the area to join with us and we'll be praying about the seven mountains of influence of our city from finances to religion,...

March 19, 2013 - 2:37pm
2 years 1 week ago

A Zanesville man returns home to serve the community.

Joe Dunlap has been away from Zanesville for 22 years. He's served as a pastor in Atlanta, Georgia and a funeral brought him back home where he connected with old friends.

"I had one sit down and ask me if I would come home and start a church," explained Pastor of House of Grace Joe Dunlap. "I was pastoring in Atlanta. I'd been in Atlanta, Georgia area for five years and I said well I'll go home and pray about...

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