Religion

Victory Express in concert Sunday

PHOTO PROVIDED Lamar Lighthouse Camp has been having a good 2017 concert season. Unfortunately there is a change in the schedule for tomorrow. Due to an emergency situation, the camp will not be hosting The Fellowship Quartet. Instead it will bring back Victory Express, from Mt. Joy, Pa. The ...

BC Wesleyan to host Lomison Family

PHOTO PROVIDED Beech Creek Wesleyan Church will hold an outdoor service and picnic Sunday beginning at 10 a.m. The service on the lawn will feature a concert by The Lomison Family and a message from God’s Word by Pastor Alan Eckenroad. A love offering will be received for the musical group. ...

Stories of faith journeys

Don’t you find stories of how people have responded to God to be inspiring? For instance: there was a little girl about 8 years old whose father and mother weren’t part of her life. Her brother was in a detention facility, and she lived with her grandparents who weren’t church-goers. Each ...

Three Vacation Bible Schools next week

Three churches in our region offer Vacation Bible School opportunities next week. The Lock Haven Seventh Day Adventist Church recently announced a Vacation Bible School for ages 4 to 13, to be held Monday through Friday from to 8 p.m. The church is at 612 Frederick St., Flemington. At ...

area church briefs

Transform JS starts Monday JERSEY SHORE — Transform Jersey Shore 2017, a “hometown mission week,” will be held this coming Monday through Friday. This is the third annual community-wide mission week, sponsored by an ecumenical body of believers from area churches and other ...

The Hand of God is moving in your life

While reading the Bible, I kept noticing a repeated term, “the Hand of God,” such as when reading about the growth of the early church in Acts 11:24 NKJV: “And the hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number believed and turned to the Lord.” So I started to wonder, what is the ...

Karla Armstrong to play autoharp, banjimer and more at Lamar

LAMAR — Lamar Lighthouse Camp presents “Karla Armstrong, Upon the Harp” from Hanover, Pa., in concert for the first time at the campground, tomorrow at 7 p.m. Armstrong presents gospel music on autoharp, bowed psaltery, hammered dulcimer, mountain dulcimer, and banjimer, with bluegrass ...

area church briefs

Curtin UM to host Gwen Mouliert HOWARD — Pastor Gwen Mouliert of Proclaiming His Word ministry will be the guest speaker at a teaching conference the weekend of Aug. 11 to 13 at Curtin United Methodist Church. The sessions will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and ...

vacation bible school listed

Vacation Bible School opportunities abound for children in our region, offered by local churches. NEXT WEEK Oval United Methodist Church, 6796 State Route 44 Hwy, Jersey Shore — “Joseph and His Coat of Many Colors” for 4-year-olds through eighth graders, 6-8 p.m. ...

area church briefs

Churches to welcome new pastor MILL HALL — Mill Hall United Methodist Church will host sister church Lamar United Methodist for a joint service Sunday, July 30 at 10 a.m. A fellowship meal will follow to welcome the new minister, Pastor Rick Conklin. Covenant, Faith plan ...

Mended Heart to sing at Lighthouse

PHOTO PROVIDED Lamar Lighthouse Camp will host Mended Heart in concert Sunday at 7 p.m. The music ministry of Mended Heart was started in 1987 by Keith and Jodi Siegfried. Their music is a nice blend of Southern country gospel, some older traditional, some new, and even some moderate ...

Vacation Bible Schools listed

Vacation Bible School opportunities abound for children in our region, offered by a variety of local churches. JUST ANNOUNCED Oriole United Methodist, 39 Main Road, Jersey Shore — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Aug. 6-10 for 3-year-olds through sixth graders. Registration begins at 6 p.m. Aug. 6. NEXT ...

Marriage retreat planned at Krislund

MADISONBURG – Pastor Chris and Greta Davis of Liberty Baptist Church in Blanchard, will conduct a Familylife “The Art of Marriage” video event at Krislund Retreat Center over a weekend in September. The weekend get-away is designed to give couples a chance to connect and renew their ...

Keystone State Quartet to sing Sunday

PHOTO PROVIDED Lamar Lighthouse Camp concludes Family Camp Week with a concert by The Keystone State Quartet on Sunday at 7 p.m. The quarter from Ebensburg sings in close harmony and praises God in Southern style. Their concert should be a night of worship and fellowship for all ages. The ...

Liberty Baptist invites kids to choose backpacks

BLANCHARD — Liberty Baptist Church will host a back to school event Sunday, July 30. Community students, from preschoolers through 12th graders, are invited to attend and receive free backpacks and school supplies. The Back to School – School Supply Give-Away is sponsored by the Board of ...

Oriented toward the light

Perhaps you remember this smile-worthy summer scene from last summer: a huge field of sunflowers, their yellow heads uniformly turned toward the east. For several weeks, this field was a photography magnet. It’s striking how sunflowers appear to all “look” in the same direction. We ...

Vacation Bible Schools listed

Vacation Bible School opportunities abound for children in our region, offered by a variety of local churches. JUST ANNOUNCED Swissdale United Methodist Church — “Hero Central” for 3-year-olds through sixth graders 6-8 p.m., July 24-28, with stories, games, music and crafts. Register ...

area church briefs

Mass of Thanksgiving scheduled LOCK HAVEN — Holy Spirit Parish plans a Mass of Thanksgiving at 4 p.m. next Saturday at St. Agnes Church. A Mass of Thanksgiving is a tradition of the Holy Spirit Parish Fair weekend. The fair is slated next week, Thursday through Saturday, July 20 to ...

Stabler’s Grove camp meeting starts July 23

SALLADASBURG — The 82nd Camp Meeting at Stabler’s Grove will be held July 23 to 30 from 7 to 9 p.m., on the theme “Deeper Spiritual Growth.” Rev. Leroy Wion is the evangelist. The camp meeting is held in a woodland mountaintop setting, and all are encouraged to come as they are. The ...

Youth Night at Lighthouse to feature concert

PHOTO PROVIDED Lamar Lighthouse Camp celebrates Youth Night this coming Friday with a contemporary concert with the alternative Christian rock band A Day Awaits. The concert at 7 p.m. is geared not only for the youth but for all who love or want to experience this type of music. With the ...