Local church briefs
AWANA Club at First Baptist
LOCK HAVEN — First Baptist Church, 210 Vesper St., Lock Haven, will be hosting AWANA Club beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 6 to 7:45 p.m.
The program is for children ages three years old to sixth grade. It’s a fun time for children to learn about the Bible, play games and make new friends.
Anyone with questions about the AWANA program is asked to call the church office at 570-748-3744.
Learn how to make
AVIS — Sugar Valley United Methodist churches’ Pastor Elizabeth Taylor will be coming to Avis United Methodist Church on Sept. 15 from 3 to 5 p.m. to teach interested individuals how to make prayer beads.
Those who struggle with praying or may not know what to do with their hands during prayer are encouraged to attend.
Anyone who may be interested in joining the workshop is asked to speak with the church office’s secretary or Pastor Joe Hopkins by Sept. 4.
Please bring $5 to help offset the cost of materials.
Tureen at Salona/Rote UM
SALONA — Rote and Salona United Methodist Churches will be holding a Tureen beginning at noon at Salona United Methodist Church, 624 Long Run Rd., Mill Hall, on Sunday, Sept. 15.
Another Tureen will take place on Sunday, Sept. 29 at Rote United Methodist Church, 102 Beagle Road, Mill Hall, beginning at noon.
Avis UM church breakfast
McELHATTAN — Avis United Methodist Church will be holding its Church Breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 7 and Oct. 5 beginning at 8 a.m. at Restless Oaks Restaurant.
Everyone is invited to come out and enjoy good fellowship along with good food. Bring family, a friend or a neighbor.
Bible study at United Evangelical
LOCK HAVEN — United Evangelical Lutheran Church, 104 W. Church St., Lock Haven, will begin hosting Youth Bible Study on Sunday, Sept. 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
The program will take place every month and include dinner, a bible lesson, crafts and music with Pastor karl Runser.
Youth of all ages are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Chiz Rider to perform at Beech Creek Wesleyan
BEECH CREEK — Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, 217 Main St., Beech Creek, will be hosting Chiz Rider in concert Sunday at the 9 a.m. Worship Service. Chiz’s trumpet ministry appeals to a wide age range. Having been in ministry for over 37 years, Chiz has been blessed to have performed with many popular Christian artists. He has also performed at a Billy Graham Crusade and numerous times at the Crystal Cathedral as well as played for several Presidents. All are welcome. An offering for Chiz will be received at the concert.
Ladies Chat and Chew
LOCK HAVEN — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 1174 W. Fourth St., will be holding a Ladies Chat and Chew tea party today. Good food for both the body and soul will be available.
Combined worship service
WOOLRICH — Covenant and Faith United Methodist Charge will be holding a combined worship service and picnic potluck on Sunday beginning at 10:30 a.m. in Woolrich Park between Pavilion 2 and 3. The potluck will follow the service. Please bring a covered dish, salad or dessert to share. Hot dogs, beverages and table service will be provided. Those wishing to attend are also asked to bring a lawn chair.
An Evening of Hope
JERSEY SHORE — Crossroads Community Church, 1454 S. State Route 44 Hwy., Jersey Shore, invites those who may be grieving the death of a spouse to join them for an “Evening of Hope and Encouragement” on Monday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The seminar is free and those interested in attending the event can RSVP by calling 570-398-5533.
Country style dinner at Immaculate Conception
WILLIAMSPORT — The Parishoners of Immaculate Conception Parish, 5973 Jacks Hollow Road, invite the public to their annual country style ham and turkey dinner which will take place on Monday, Sept. 2 from noon to 6 p.m. at the church. Tickets cost $9.50 for adults, $4 for children ages four to 12 and children ages three and under eat free. Take out is available after 1 p.m.
Summer Coffeehouse services
MACKEYVILLE — Mackeyville United Methodist Church Summer Coffee House services will be held on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. in the church Social Room. Come join the hand clapping music performed by local artists, the home made goodies, the fun and fellowship along with an inspirational message.
Gwen Mouliert coming to Curtin UM
HOWARD — Gwen Mouliert will be coming to Curtin United Methodist Church to minister “Proclaiming His Word” from Sept. 20 through 22. Mouliert is a celebrated author, evangelist, pastor and teacher who has been minstering extensively across the United States, Canada, Europe and Africa for over 30 years. The first session will take place at 7p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20 at the church, 305 Curtin Village Rd., Howard. The Saturday, Sept. 21 session will include a free luncheon at 10 a.m. and another at 7 p.m. The final session will take place on Sunday, Sept. 22 session will take place at 9 a.m. For more information contact Priscilla Beahm at 814-355-9558.