Saturday, December 25, 2010

Christmas Eve Clips from Scotch Ridge

Here are a few video clips from our Christmas Eve service at Scotch Ridge.

Axel and Joe singing Feliz Navidad

Jessica and Chris singing Away in a Manger

Jessica and Leigh Anne Singing The First Noel and then the congregation singing While Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night

Monday, December 20, 2010

Silent Joe

Joseph, the adoptive father of Jesus, does not have a line of dialogue in the gospel, yet provides for us one of the greatest examples of faith and obedience in scripture. Check out this week's message from the Scotch Ridge Presbyterian Church pulpit.

Welcome to the Scotch Ridge Presbyterian Church's (Martins Ferry, Ohio) Blog Site. Here you will find weekly videos of our time of praise and Pastor Joe C. Ellis's sermons. Please join us on Sunday mornings at 9:30 A.M. for our worship service and children's church. Click on the "Follow Blog" button on the blue bar at the top and and become a part of our online community of faith!

Directions to church: Take Ohio 7 north through Martins Ferry. Turn left onto CR4. Go 1/2 mile. Turn right onto Nixon's run. Go two miles to the top of the hill. Turn left onto Treadway Road. Go 150 yards and make a right up the church's steep driveway to the top of the hill.

Sunday, December 12, 2010


Elizabeth and Mary were surprised when they discovered they had conceived a child, both through extraordinary circumstances--Elizabeth after years of barrenness and Mary by the miraculous power of the Holy Spirit. Surprise! If you are a believer in Jesus Christ, then God has conceived his Son in you. Did you realize you had so much in common with Mary? Check out this week's message from the Scotch Ridge pulpit from Luke 1:39-56.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

A Reason to Hope

In today's world of violence, evil, and hatred, a world on the brink of nuclear destruction, is there any reason to hope? The athiests say there is no reason for the season--don't believe. But I disagree. We have the best reason to hope. Here's today's message from the Scotch Ridge pulpit.