Religion

Ecumenical Good Friday Service planned at Great Island Presbyterian

LOCK HAVEN — The Worship and Music Committee of Great Island Presbyterian Church, 12 W. Water St., wishes to announce an ecumenical Good Friday Service to be held Friday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. Ample parking is available in the church lot adjacent to Mill Street. “The committee agreed ...

Finding Faith: ‘Too blessed to be stressed’

By CAPTAIN HOLLY JOHNSON I saw a commercial on TV years ago that was endorsing healthy weight loss and it showed the common mishaps of dieting as a woman walked around with a chain around her ankle and a scale attached at the end of that chain. The scale represented a heavy burden that can ...

Holy Week Services in the area

LOCK HAVEN — The following churches have scheduled services for Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. PALM SUNDAY - Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church, 111 Main St., Mill Hall. - Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, 217 Main St., Beech Creek, 10 a.m. The service will ...

Chi Rho Singers to perform at Antes Fort UM

ANTES FORT — The Chi Rho Singers will present an evening of music on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Antes Fort United Methodist Church, Antes Fort, at 7 p.m. This choir of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church includes approximately 35 to 40 pastors under the direction of ...

Our communities are called to worship

American Evangelical Christian Churches CHARLTON Charlton Chapel Dr. Bryon Reynolds, pastor Worship 8:30 a.m. Assembly of God JERSEY SHORE AREA Main Street, Antes Fort Dave Bremigin, pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope Assembly 320 ...

Local church briefs

St. Luke’s UCC to hold yard sale LOCK HAVEN — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 1175 W. Fourth St., Lock Haven, will hold a yard and bake sale on Friday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. The kitchen will be open and serving hot dogs and ...

Sonshine Club donates to Backpack Program

The Beech Creek Wesleyan Church Sonshine Program recently donated $250 to the YMCA’s Backpack Program. The club, a senior group for those 60 and over, meets at the church the first Friday of every month. They always have a luncheon and fellowship followed by a special guest speaker who gives ...

LOCAL CHURCH BRIEFS

Fisherman’s Breakfast AVIS — Avis United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Park and Prospect streets, will be hosting a free Fisherman’s Breakfast on Saturday, April 13 from 6 to 10 a.m. You don’t have to be a fisherman to come, everyone is welcome. Charlton Chapel ...

Pennsylvania House to again consider child sex abuse bills

By MARK SCOLFORO Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. — Two bills that could make it easier for victims of child sexual abuse to file lawsuits, an issue that roiled the General Assembly last year, are expected to get votes next week in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. House ...

Our communities are called to worship

American Evangelical Christian Churches CHARLTON Charlton Chapel Dr. Bryon Reynolds, pastor Worship 8:30 a.m. Assembly of God JERSEY SHORE AREA Main Street, Antes Fort Dave Bremigin, pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope Assembly 320 ...

Copeland and Rodionova to perform at Sunday Afternoon Concert Series

BELLEFONTE — Rachel E. Copeland, assistant professor of music at Penn State, continues to receive acclaim as a “revelation with her coloratura soprano leaping easily to impossible heights!” She is a sought-after artist combining her crystalline voice with her compelling and ...

Finding Faith: The Journey

Journey: to move from point A to point B. We are in the period of Lent. It starts officially on Ash Wednesday and ends officially on Easter. The purpose of lent is to prepare the believer for Easter. It is a time of repentance, fasting, giving to the poor and self-denials Scripture reminds ...

Get your Easter Services into The Express!

LOCK HAVEN — With April fast approaching many churches will be holding services for Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. The Express would be happy to place these service times in the religion section of our Saturday edition. Area churches who wish to have their service times ...

LOCAL CHURCH BRIEFS

Spring Revival at Summit Hill HOWARD — Everyone is invited to Spring Revival at Summit Hill Wesleyan Church, 1725 Summit Hill Rd., Howard from April 14 to 17. The Sunday, April 14 morning service will take place 10:30 a.m. and the evening service at 6:30 p.m. with Sunday School at 9:30 ...

Pa. Pastors Network responds to attack on Borowicz for prayer

LOCK HAVEN — The opening prayer from Pennsylvania Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (R-Centre/Clinton) continues to make headlines, as the Christian has been attacked for her prayer that mentioned Jesus. Pennsylvania Pastors Network (PPN, www.papastors.net) Executive Director Gary Dull said that, as ...

Our communities are called to worship

American Evangelical Christian Churches CHARLTON Charlton Chapel Dr. Bryon Reynolds, pastor Worship 8:30 a.m. Assembly of God JERSEY SHORE AREA Main Street, Antes Fort Dave Bremigin, pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope Assembly 320 ...

Finding Faith: Christ gives us new life

For Christians all around the world the third Sunday of Lent begins tomorrow. Lent is the forty-day period that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter Sunday with the culmination of Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the grave. Most Christians use these forty days of Lent for spending ...

Get your Easter Services into The Express!

LOCK HAVEN — With April fast approaching many churches will be holding services for Palm Sunday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. The Express would be happy to place these service times in the religion section of our Saturday edition. Area churches who wish to have their service times ...

LOCAL CHURCH BRIEFS

North Central Night of Worship MILL HALL — Worship leaders from across all Tri-County Churches will come to their North Central campus, 205 Main St., Mill Hall, to kick off their first North Central Worship. The event starts at 6 p.m. and Kids Rock will be availalbe for ages birth through ...

Our communities are called to worship

American Evangelical Christian Churches CHARLTON Charlton Chapel Dr. Bryon Reynolds, pastor Worship 8:30 a.m. Assembly of God JERSEY SHORE AREA Main Street, Antes Fort Dave Bremigin, pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope Assembly 320 ...