Religion

The Arthur Goldstein Quartet performs at Trinity UM

The Arthur Goldstein Quartet will present the best of post-bop jazz and original material, including pieces by Arthur Goldstein (piano) and Kevin Lowe (drums) on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 2:30 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 128 W. Howard St., Bellefonte. The production is part of the Sunday ...

Finding Faith: Woodstock remembered

It has been fifty years since the landmark music festival was held on Max Yasgur’s 600-acre dairy farm. The area is now known as Bethel Woods where a Center for the Arts was built to inspire and empower individuals through the arts and humanities. As a youth, my cousin and his longtime ...

LOCAL CHURCH BRIEFS

Friendship Potluck dinner FLEMINGTON — Flemington United Methodist Church Joyful Workers invite everyone to a Friendship Potluck dinner on Sunday, Feb. 24 following worship service. Members of Mill Hall and Lamar United Methodist Churches have been invited as well. SVC of Brethren to ...

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 Bremigen, pastor Worship 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wednesday 7 p.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope ...

Missionary Wellness Coaches come to Lighthouse Wesleyan

JERSEY SHORE — Rod and Nancy Zottarelli, Missionary Wellness Coaches, will be at Lighthouse Wesleyan Church, 220 High St., Jersey Shore, on Feb. 10 at 10:30 a.m. Rod and Nancy served as missionaries in Indonesia in the 1990s with Mission Aviation Fellowship. Rod served as a ...

Finding Faith: The hand of God

In Richland Center, Wisconsin, the home town of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, is a brick warehouse. As I recall, it’s a rather plain looking building. The citizens of Richland Center, however, are very proud of this building and have placed a plaque on it declaring it to be the ...

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Covenant UM to hold soup sale LOCK HAVEN — Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., will have their monthly soup sale on Feb. 9, 2019. The soup will be homemade broccoli cheddar and all orders must be made in advance and taken out. The cost is $5.00 a quart. Orders may be ...

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 Bremigen, pastor Worship 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wednesday 7 p.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope ...

Finding Faith: The presentation of Jesus in the temple

This Saturday is the Feast of the Presentation known commonly in years past as Candlemas. Until the second half of this past century it marked the end of Christmastide. It called to mind the event when the baby Jesus was brought to the temple in Jerusalem for his circumcision (Luke ...

LOCAL CHURCH BRIEFS

Covenant UM to hold soup sale LOCK HAVEN — Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., will have their monthly soup sale on Feb. 9, 2019. The soup will be homemade broccoli cheddar and all orders must be made in advance and taken out. The cost is $5.00 a quart. Orders may be ...

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 Rob Archey, pastor Worship 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wednesday 7 p.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope ...

Painter recreates religious artworks for East Texas diocese

By AUGUSTA ROBINSON Tyler Morning Telegraph TYLER, Texas - While viewing Robert Puschautz's "Madonna of the Roses," Tyler residents may feel they have a clear symbol of their city's connection to God's plan. The Tyler Morning Telegraph reports in the painting - which is inspired by a ...

Finding Faith: Number your days

Here we are at the start of the New Year 2019 and it is almost the end of January. Many of all ages might ask, “Where does the time go?” I remember that when I was a child, the summer vacation seemed a long, long time and the celebration of Christmas was not even considered until Dec. 1, ...

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Howard UM to hold soup sale HOWARD — The Howard United Methodist Church, 144 W. Main St., Howard, will host a soup sale and luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost for lunch or a quart of soup is $6. Pre-orders for the soup should be made by Sunday, Feb. 17 by ...

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 Rob Archey, pastor Worship 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wednesday 7 p.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope ...

BEMA in concert at Howard Church

Howard Christian Church will have a Worship Concert featuring BEMA, a contemporary/rock Christian band from Bellefonte, at the church on Saturday, Jan. 26, beginning at 6 p.m. The public is invited to the free concert. A love offering will be taken during the concert. Howard Christian Church is ...

Finding Faith: The faces of forgiveness

I was brought up as the next generation of a prominent family in New York state. No one talked much about family issues, but abuse and bigotry became self-evident to me as a youth. You don’t hear much about the “Secret Caste System” in America today. The “Caste System” conjures up ...

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Blanchard CC to host annual Love Feast BLANCHARD — Blanchard Church of Christ, 161 N. Beach St., will be holding their annual love feast and congregration meeting on Sunday starting at 12:15 p.m. The love feast is a meal of soup, bread and dessert the youth help serve and clean up. A ...

Why do Muslim women wear a hijab?

By Caitlin Killian Drew University The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. ——— (THE CONVERSATION) Nazma Khan, who immigrated to the United States from Bangladesh at age 11, faced years of shaming over wearing ...

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 Rob Archey, pastor Worship 10:30 a.m. & 6 p.m.; Wednesday 7 p.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope ...