AREA CHURCH BRIEFS

Ash Wednesday service

LOCK HAVEN — The following area churches will be holding an Ash Wednesday service on Wednesday, March 6.

– Avis United Methodist Church, corner of Park and Prospect Street, 7 p.m. There will be Imposition of ashes. Everyone is welcome. Any questions can call 570-753-8137.

– United Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1 E. Church St., Lock Haven, 12 p.m.

– Salona Lutheran Church, 624 Long Run Rd., Mill Hall, 7 p.m.

– Albright United Methodist Church, 47 E. Main St., Loganton, 7:30 p.m.

Spaghetti dinner at Oriole UM

JERSEY SHORE — A Spaghetti dinner will be held on Saturday, March 9 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Oriole United Methodist Church, 39 Main Rd., Jersey Shore.

Tickets cost $6.50 for adults, $4 for children ages 3 to 13 and children under three eat free. They may be purchased at the door and take out is available.

Messiah in the

Passover Demonstration

LOCK HAVEN — On Sunday, March 3, First Baptist Church, 210 N. Vesper St., will showcase “Messiah in the Passover” demonstration beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The service will be conducted by Jeff Kipp of Chosen People Ministries.

Chosen People Ministries is an over 100 year old mission that was founded in 1894 by Leopold Cohn, a Hungarian rabbi who came to believe that Jesus is the Messiah promised by the Hebrew Scriptures. From humble beginning in Brooklyn, N.Y., Chosen People Ministries has grown into a worldwide ministry to “the Jew first and to the Gentile.”

“Messiah in the Passover” begins with the traditional Passover Seda table, complete with articles of this important Jewish celebration. Kipp will explain the symbolic meanings of the various items of the Passover feast and highlight the relationship to the Last Supper that Messiah celebrated with the disciples, giving special emphasis on the redemptive significance of the crucifixion.

For more information please call 570-748-3744.

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.

SVC of Brethren to

host turkey supper

LOGANTON — The Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren are hosting a turkey dinner today from 4 to 7 p.m.

Donations will be accepted for the dinner with all proceeds benefiting the church’s cemetery mowing fund. Dinner will feature roast turkey, filling, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, rolls and homemade desserts. Take-outs will be available.

Used book and soup sale

at Avis UM

AVIS — Avis United Methodist Church, at the corner Park and Prospect streets, will be having a used book and soup sale today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Soups include homemade vegetable beef and turkey noodle. Quarts may be purchased for $5 each. They will have a lot of authors and book titles to choose from. For more information call 570-295-3220 or the office 570-753-8137.

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