Music Fest planned

On Sunday, April 14 at 3 p.m., the Roscoe United Methodist Church music department will host its ninth annual Music Fest.

This year, five choirs will sing two anthems and several hymns en masse -- "Until Then" and "The Majesty & Glory of Your Name," "And Can it Be" and "How Great Thou Art."

Accompanying the 90+ voice choir will be a 16 piece orchestra plus organ and piano. The local Coshocton choirs include: Coshocton First Nazarene Church, Nellie United Methodist Church, Park United Methodist Church, West Lafayette United Methodist Church and Roscoe United Methodist Church. Each choir will sing two anthems individually.

There will be a time of refreshments and fellowship after the concert. More information can be given by calling Roscoe UMC during regular business hours at 740-622-7780 or by emailing No tickets are needed for this event, however, there will be an offering taken for the Coshocton County The Hope Clinic and music expenses.

The church is located in historic Roscoe Village at 475 High St., Coshocton.

RUMC Director of Music Ministry, Les Widder, and Pastor Steve Sullivan cordially invite the public to this concert.

'Sunday of Joy' set

ISLETA -- The community is invited to a special "Sunday of Joy" party at Isleta United Methodist Church on April 7 beginning at 9:15 a.m.

The entire worship service will center on JOY, and there will be joyful singing, the Christian clown ministry "J.O.Y. Troupe," lots of balloons, and a party atmosphere. Party food will be served after the joyful service, followed by more family fun. Reservations are not necessary, just be sure to wear your most colorful outfit, and come celebrate Christian joy at the party.