LOCAL CHURCH BRIEFS
Hanging of the
Greens at Bald Eagle UC
MILL HALL — Bald Eagle United Church, 111 Main St., will be having their hanging of the greens service on Dec. 2, the first Sunday in the Advent Season.
Their beautiful sanctuary will be decorated during the service itself.
Items will be brought forward and explained before they are placed around the sanctuary. Favorite Christmas carols will be sung while the decorating is in progress.
Everyone is invited to come and join members of the church and celebrate the advent season with them.
Their service is at 10:30 a.m. and the church is handicap accessible. Coffee and sweet treats are always in the kitchen before the service.
Everyone is welcome, all denominations.
Bald Eagle UC to hold
prayer shawl ministry
MILL HALL — Members of Bald Eagle UC, 111 Main St., will be holding a very large prayer shawl ministry on Dec. 5 at 12 noon.
They invite all knitters and crocheters to join them and welcome all skill levels.
The church supplies the yarn, patterns, needles and also a lunch.
If you are unable to attend the meeting but wich to work for their ministry, you can work from home and send your items in.
The church is in need of lots of lap robes and prayer shawls. This prayer shawl ministry includes all denominations.
Within in the prayer shaw ministry they have a prosthesis ministry which makes prosthesis kits for women who have had a mastectomy, there are free of charge to anyone in need. All the church needs is your bra size. You may contact the church at 570-726-4112 and leave a message.
The church also accepts yarn donations that may be dropped off at the church anytime.
St. Luke’s to host
Hanging of the Greens
LOCK HAVEN — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ will have a Hanging of the Greens service this Sunday, Nov. 25, during the 10:45 a.m. worship service.
The church will prepare the way of the Lord as the church explores through scripture and song the meaning behind the Hanging of the Greens.
St. Luke’s will also hold its Annual Budget Meeting for 2019 on the 25 after the 10:45 a.m. service.
New Hope UM
ZION — New Hope United Methodist Church at Zion, along Rt. 64, will be holding their annual Church Bazaar on Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. 2 p.m.
Come and find something on your Christmas list from the craft and local vendors.
Children will find a Santa Shop and can have their photos taken with Santa. There will be plenty of food also, both to purchase and to enjoy for lunch, including homemade soups and home baked goods.
The Ladies Aide of the church will be hosting a white elephant table and a gift basket will be given away at the door.
Soup for the Month
LOCK HAVEN — Covenant United Methodist Church’s soup for December will be Loaded Baked Potato soup at $5 a quart. Take out only.
Orders must be called into the church at 570-748-6481 (between 8 a.m. and 12 noon) by Dec. 7. Pick up will be from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 11.
FIRM in Christ
announces new church
LOCK HAVEN — The church planting ministry of FIRM in Christ is excited to announce their newest church will meet on Sundays beginning Dec. 2 at 9:30 a.m.
All interested area residents are invited to contact them for more details at 570-858-5619 or by email at GNLH2018@gmail.com.