Religion

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St. John offers Blessing of Backpacks JERSEY SHORE — St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 229 S. Broad St., offers a Blessing of the Backpacks service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 26. Students and teachers are encouraged to bring their backpacks to the service for a special blessing as the ...

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 ...

FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH - Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s — 1-3 p.m. Tuesday (first and third Tuesdays of the month), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302. GRIEF - GriefShare — 7 ...

Final Harvest to sing morning and night

PHOTO PROVIDED Final Harvest will provide music at Rote United Methodist Church on Sunday morning and give another Mill Hall area concert Sunday evening. Rote United Methodist will host the sister congregation of Salona for a joint worship service at 10 a.m. with Final Harvest, with a ...

You never know what you can do

During a nine-year ministry in Eagle Pass, Texas, my wife and I became acquainted with a Mexican American named Anastacio Anaya. He was at first our banker. Later, he worked at a retail store and then bought his own restaurant. We frequently ate there and heard him tell the story I now share ...

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Church, First Quality support food bank BELLEFONTE — St. John’s Episcopal Church used the Mission Month of July to supply its food bank. Church members and friends were asked to give adult hygiene products, something always short in supply. The response was overwhelming, according 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 ...

The Millers to perform on Sunday

PHOTO PROVIDED Lamar Lighthouse Camp welcomes The Millers this Sunday, August 5 at 7 p.m. to their concert season. The Millers are a nationally known southern gospel group based in Winchester, Va. They bring a rich heritage of family harmonizing to their music. The Millers are excited to ...

The Dog Days of Summer

I always thought that the “Dog Days of Summer” referred to the sweltering heat that causes dogs to lie about and nap. I found out today that it has nothing to do with dogs and the heat, but rather refers to the appearance of the Greek constellation called Sirius, the Dog. I’m sure ...

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Lutheran churches set picnic ROTE — The annual parish picnic for Southern Clinton County Lutheran Parish is planned Sunday, Aug. 5 at Long Run Park, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The day will start with Holy Eucharistic worship. Bring table service, drinks, and a covered dish to share. An ...

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 ...

FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH - Covenant Cafe, a social engagement program for people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s — 1-3 p.m. Tuesday (first and third Tuesdays of the month), Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St., Lock Haven. Information: Fran Decker, 570-748-4302. - Parkinson’s Support ...

The Kramers at Cedar Heights Brethren

PHOTO PROVIDED Time is moving fast for the 2018 Sumer Concert series of Lamar Lighthouse Camp. This week, Sunday, July 29 at 7 p.m., The Kramers will be performing at Cedar Heights Brethren in Christ Church, 37 Cedar Heights, Route 64, Mill Hall. The Kramers are a national and international ...

Whose are you?

I think we all go through a time of questioning and wondering: “Who am I?” “Why am I here?” “What is my purpose?” These are all very valuable things to ask ourselves to keep our lives in good, healthy checks and balances. It is more important to know if we are asking the questions ...

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Summer picnic/sing slated Aug. 10 SPRING MILLS — Everyone is invited to a summer picnic/sing Friday, Aug. 10 behind Fellowship Bible Church at the pavilion at 642 Lower Georges Valley Road. The guest singers are The Needhams from Murfreesboro, Tenn. and The Covalts. The picnic meal ...

Laurie Welch to speak on walking and health

LOCK HAVEN — Walk by Faith is a faith-based program through Penn State Extension service designed to encourage healthy eating and simple exercise, such as walking, with the goal of helping to maintain a healthy weight and reduce the risk of developing cancer. It continues to be offered on 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 ...

Re-Creation in concert

PHOTO PROVIDED Re-Creation will present a concert Sunday, Aug. 5 at 6 p.m. at First Church of Christ, corner of Vesper and Water streets, Lock Haven. The ensemble will present its classic worship suite concert. Everyone is welcome to attend.