Religion

Loganton Wesleyan to host CrossOver

Loganton Wesleyan Church invites the public to join the congregation for Friend Day tomorrow with a special service at 10 a.m. featuring CrossOver, a Southern gospel family singing group from Mahaffey, Pa. The family group has blessed audiences for many years and features Beau, Jeanne, Shane ...

Antes Fort UM to celebrate 150th

ANTES FORT — Antes Fort United Methodist Church will celebrate its 150 years of ministry on Sunday, Oct. 15 with a day of events. Rev. Jeremiah Park, bishop of the Susquehanna Conference, will be the guest speaker for the 9 a.m. service, and the church choir will present special music. A ...

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Trinity Reformed to host special speaker HUBLERSBURG — Ari Hauben, a representative of Chosen People Ministries, will speak tomorrow at Trinity Reformed Church, 355 Hublersburg Road, during the 9:30 a.m. service. The program he will present is “Messiah in the Day of ...

Sunday is homecoming at St. Paul

The annual Homecoming service at the former St. Paul’s EUB (Evangelical United Brethren) Church in Sugar Valley will held tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. This year’s guest speaker will be Rev. Russel Moldovan, senior pastor of the Blanchard Church of Christ. Special music will be provided by Fishers ...

Walk by Faith invites everyone to walk

LOCK HAVEN — The program Walk by Faith continues at Covenant United Methodist Church, 44 W. Main St. Walk by Faith features group walks along a variety of pleasant local byways, as well as the occasional healthy meal and educational session. Anyone may participate in the walks, whether ...

Change starts with us

I read an article last Sunday about people confusing Keegan-Michael Key’s comedic impersonation of James Franklin for James Franklin himself. Most of you have probably heard about it, but if you haven’t, let me give you a quick recap: Key was seen on College Game Day, pretending to be ...

Yom Kippur services continue

LOCK HAVEN — The Jewish community in Lock Haven continues to observe Yom Kippur (Day of Atonement) services today, with Morning Service at 10 a.m., and Yizkor at 4 p.m., followed by Closing Service. Student Rabbi Dan Slipakoff is leading the services. Regular Shabbat services are ...

Public invited to Knit N Run

MILL HALL — The Prayer Shawl Ministry at Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church will meet Wednesday at 12 noon with lunch and will prepare for the fourth annual Knit N Run next Saturday. The Susquehanna Valley Big Twins Motorcycle Club will come to the church that day at 10 a.m. The public ...

Autumn service in Benner Woods is Oct. 15

BELLEFONTE — The annual autumn service of praise and thanksgiving to God in the Fred Benner Woods will be held Sunday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. The woods are at 323 Nilson Road. Communion will be celebrated during the service, with Pastor Dan Christopher of the Clintondale-Mackeyville United ...

Lighthouse Wesleyan to celebrate its history

JERSEY SHORE — Lighthouse Wesleyan Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary of worship on the top of the hill at High Street. The celebration will be held Sunday, Oct. 8, exactly 50 years from the day of the original dedication in 1967. However, the history of the church actually begins ...

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Former pastor will speak to LH Parish LOCK HAVEN — All three churches in the Lock Haven United Methodist Parish will host a special speaker tomorrow. Pastor Marie Lewis, a former minister of the parish, will conduct the service with Ed Cox in Dunnstown, Liberty and Swissdale ...

Blessing of the Animals services listed

SNYDERTOWN — Each year around the recognition of St. Francis of Assisi, churches celebrate with a Blessing of the Animals. Several churches in the area have announced this opportunity for pet owners: r St. John Lutheran Church in Jersey Shore will have a Blessing of the Animals tomorrow at ...

Yom Kippur services listed

LOCK HAVEN — The Jewish community in Lock Haven announces Yom Kippur services for next week, to be lead by Student Rabbi Dan Slipakoff. The public is invited to join the Jewish community at the Lock Haven University/Beth Yehuda Interfaith Center on West Church Street, across from the LHU ...

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See You at the Pole for prayer MILL HALL — See You at the Pole events are planned for 7 a.m. Wednesday at the flagpoles outside both Central Mountain High School and Central Mountain Middle School. Students, teachers, school staff members, pastors and the general public are invited to ...

Women invited to Autumn Night

CASTANEA — Area women and teens will gather at Big Woods Bible Church, 120 Logan Ave., at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 for the church’s annual Autumn Night. This one-night event, open to the public, is an opportunity for ladies to gather for a time of studying God’s word, fellowship, ...

Seven things Christians need to know about service

As I look at the recent and present devastation from natural disasters, I am reminded that Jesus talked extensively about serving others and lived that out in serving others as an example for us to follow. In the days following Hurricane Katrina, Rudy and Rose traveled to New Orleans to help. ...

The Trinity Bellefonte’s exterior is seen in the borough at 128 W. Howard St.

Bellefonte Trinity Church celebrates bicentennial

BELLEFONTE — Trinity Bellefonte is commemorating its 200th year as a congregation, and the entire community is invited to help the local United Methodist church celebrate. The church, at 128 W. Howard St., has been hosting quarterly events throughout 2017 to mark this anniversary. The ...

The greatest battle that never will happen

This morning in my devotional reading, I was reading Revelation 20. Starting in verse 7 there is a description of what has all the makings of the greatest, most intense battle of all time. It occurs when, after a thousand years, Satan and all his armies will be released from prison. They gather ...

LH Jewish community lists High Holiday services

LOCK HAVEN — The Jewish community in Lock Haven announces the schedule for the High Holiday services this fall. The public is invited to join the Jewish community at the The Lock Haven University/Beth Yehuda Interfaith Center on West Church Street, across from the Lock Haven University ...

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Jersey Mills Baptist to host missionaries JERSEY MILLS — A missionary couple will speak at Jersey Mills Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Sunday. Steve and Debi Douglas will share a slide show of their missionary work. They have been in the field for more than 30 years, in Arequipa, Peru. Mr. ...