Religion

Our Dad

One of my great-nieces was learning the “Our Father.” In her desire to do it right she asked her older sister to pray with her. She began the prayer: “Our Dad, who works in heaven…” Children approach awesome truths with such innocent simplicity. We speak to them about our God ...

AREA CHURCH BRIEFS

Election Day soup, hoagie and bake sale CASTANEA — Faith United Methodist Church in Castanea will have an Election Day soup and bake sale at the Castanea polls in the fire hall on McElhattan Avenue from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Tuesday Nov. 6. The soup choices are vegetable beef and ham ...

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 ...

Trusting God, even when we cannot see God

From the cross, Jesus cried out, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Had he been forsaken? Had his heavenly Father truly abandoned the Son, in the hour of his agony and death? Those tortured words, of course, quote Psalm 22:1, written by a Jewish poet, long before. My God, my ...

LOCAL CHURCH BRIEFS

Holy Spirit Parish to host Christmas Bazaar LOCK HAVEN — Holy Spirit Parish will be hosting a Christmast Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lock Haven Catholic School gymnasium, 311 W. Water St., Lock Haven. There will be a ...

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 ...

Advent Historical Society preserves a piece of history

By ROSE HOOVER For The Express MILESBURG — There’s something to be said about the simple beauty of an old building. The sense of history that surrounds it creates a sense of calmness and peace, especially if that old building is a church. But sometimes old buildings need a little ...

What’s in Your Mind?

This is an amazing time of the year. The signs of a season changing; the air is crisp and squirrels are running around gathering nuts to store for the winter. Farmers and gardeners are harvesting what remains of their crops especially the fruit. There are apple festivals everywhere. We have ...

Share Fair and Fall Festival at Blanchard Church of Christ

BLANCHARD — The Blanchard Church of Christ invites the community to join them for a full one-day event on Sunday, Oct. 28. Share Your Faith with a Friend will be the theme for both worship services at 8:30 a.m. and 11 p.m. At 9:45 a.m. the Church will host a Share Fair highlighting ...

LOCAL CHURCH BRIEFS

Guest speaker at Kingdom of Life Ministries WOOLRICH — Kingdom of Life Ministries, 129 Park Ave., Lock Haven, will be hosting a guest speaker on Sunday at 7 p.m. Stephen Powell, from the Charlotte, N.C., area will be ministering and bringing hope to our region. Flemington UM food ...

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 ...

Lock Haven and Faith UMC donate to SPCA

LOCK HAVEN — All Creatures big and small the Lord God made them all. The Lock Haven Charge of the United Methodist Church includes Covenant United Methodist Church of Lock Haven and Faith United Methodist Church of Castanea. Their Pastor, Alison Grove, just completed a five-week sermon ...

‘A Crafty’ luncheon October 24

FLEMINGTON — The lunch program of Lock Haven Christian Women’s Club will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at The Flemington Church of Christ at 714 Fairpoint Rd., Allison Township. The Canal Street bridge is now open for easier access to the church. The theme for the luncheon is an ...

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 ...

AREA CHURCH BRIEFS

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, ...

LOCAL CHURCH BRIEFS

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 ...