Religion

A tale of two parties

Last football season, professional football players publicly disrespected the National Anthem and the American flag prior to kick off on a given game day. Players were forced to choose between cohesive team leadership, or the national leadership of the current administration. The media ...

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Trinity UM Halloween party BELLEFONTE — Trinity United Methodist Church, 128 W. Howard St., Bellefonte, will be holding its annual Halloween party on Sunday, Oct. 28 at 5:30 p.m. There will be food and fun for the whole family including costume judging, pumpkin painting and games for ...

FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH - Alzheimer’s and Caregivers Support Group — 7 p.m. Nov. 13 (second Tuesday of the month), Conference Room B of Susque-View Home. Information: Fran Decker at 748-4302. - Parkinson’s Support Group — Open to everyone interested in learning about the disease, 3 p.m. Nov. 14 ...

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 ...

What to do when your life is turned upside down

Have you ever felt upside down? Ever found yourself depressed? Discouraged? Apathetic? Have you ever felt like you were losing hope? It will be no surprise if you have been in such a place. And if you have, it means you’re a human. You are like the rest of us. Life happens at a frenzied pace, ...

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Christ’s Chapel to hold annual autumn service BELLEFONTE — Christ’s Chapel, 323 Nilson Rd., Bellefonte, will be holding its 39th Annual Autumn service of praise and thanksgiving to God on Sunday, Oct. 21 at 4 p.m. in the Benners’ woods. The walk to the chapel takes approximately ...

Fall Women’s Retreat and Cluster Gatherings

MIFFLINGBURG — All local women are invited to be participants at the “Fall Women’s Retreat and Cluster Gatherings”, sponsored by Camp Mount Luther and the Upper Susquehanna Synodical Women’s Organization. The day-long retreat will feature a presentation led by Friends of the Heart ...

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 ...

Strength in community

Jesus said “…where two or three are gathered in my name, I’m there with them” (Mt 20.18). What does it mean, to have Christ with us? The short answer: Everything. Jesus tells his disciples — and us — “… whoever believes in me will do the works that I do. They will do ...

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Trinity UM offers monthly Game Day JERSEY SHORE — Games Days will return to Trinity United Methodist Church, the first Sunday of the month. The first fall session of fun and food for all ages is planned for 11:20 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. Bring a snack or covered dish to ...

TAKE STEPS TO RECOVERY

Editor’s note: Groups listed below focus on recovery from addiction, and the meetings are open to the general public, unless otherwise indicated. Al-Anon is for friends and family members of addicts, and Romans 12:2 is for people battling addiction and their families. — — — ...

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 ...

Lamar Lighthouse Camp to present The Watoto Children’s Choir

BLANCHARD — The Lamar Lighthouse Camp is thrilled to present The Watoto Children’s Choir traveling from Africa to present a brand new choir production entitled “WE WILL GO!” The six month tour, launching in the USA on the east coast, presents the story of abandoned African children ...

Bellefonte Sunday Afternoon Chamber Music Series to feature Centre Brass

The first concert in the Bellefonte Sunday Afternoon Chamber Music Series will take place on Sunday Sept. 30 at 2:30 p.m. and feature Centre Brass. The concert is free and will be held at Trinity United Methodist Church, Bellefonte. Donations are welcome. PHOTO PROVIDED

Finding God’s Majesty in Creation

One of my favorite seasons of the year is autumn. I love watching the September sky change. I appreciate the coolness of the air, and I marvel at the beauty that emerges with each glimpse for the world around us. What in God’s creation are you most thankful for today? I am thankful for the ...

Transform Jersey Shore completes 20 projects

JERSEY SHORE — The fourth annual Transform Jersey Shore Area initiative was a success, according to reports from the local mission field. Volunteers got together Aug. 5 to 10, to help neighbors who needed a hand with repairing and refreshing their homes. This year Transform Jersey Shore ...

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Coffeehouse service is tonight MACKEYVILLE — A coffeehouse-style church service is offered tonight from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Mackeyville United Methodist Church social room. Coffee, tea, cold drinks and baked goods are offered. The services include music in a variety of styles performed 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 ...

BC Wesleyan to host Wehry Family

PHOTO PROVIDED Beech Creek Wesleyan Church will hold an outdoor service and concert Sunday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Wehry Family, a faith-based singing ministry from Northumberland, will give the concert. Randy and Wendy, along with their children Jared, Janessa, Jessalynn, Joshua and ...

Dorsey Ross to speak on being an ‘overcomer’

MILESBURG — The community is invited to Freedom Life Church this Sunday to hear a message of hope from special guest Dorsey Ross. Dorsey will share that at his birth, doctors told his parents he likely wouldn’t survive, and they recommended sending him to an institution to live out his ...