Religion

Easter is about us, today

Sometimes people have doubts because there are some aspects of Christianity that can be, quite honestly, a bit more difficult to make sense of. So if you’re here reading and you have some doubts — or there are some things that you just don’t “get” about God, church, or the Bible, you ...

FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH r 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. r Alzheimer’s and ...

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 Assembly 320 Hogan ...

Balance and harmony in America

Balance and harmony are self-evident in the universe with all the planets in predictable and dependable orbits. The position of the stars can be fixed relative to where we are on the earth. We have mathematical models to help us describe the relationship between the theoretical and the ...

Salvation Army offers concert April 6

PHOTO PROVIDED The Salvation Army of Lock Haven will host an inspirational concert of praise by the NEOSA Brass, Timbrels, and DART. The program will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, April 6 at the Salvation Army Citadel, 119 E. Church St. The Northeast Ohio Salvation Army Divisional Brass Band, ...

Builders create ‘Wailing Walls’

PHOTOS PROVIDED Jacob and Mark Flook Jr. built their own versions of the famous Wailing Wall on a recent Saturday at Avis United Methodist Church. Their walls will be available throughout Lent, giving church-goers the chance to write a brief prayer and place it in one of the walls, just as ...

AREA CHURCH BRIEFS

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

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 ...

Repentance is a change of direction

Salvation is available today, but to receive it, we must repent. We cannot just receive salvation by a mere desire to have it. The door we must go through to salvation is called repentance. Jesus preached, “Repent of your sins and turn to God, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near.” (Matthew ...

WEEKLY LENT SERvices

Communities in our region gather together for Lenten services and events during these weeks of preparation leading up to Easter Sunday, April 1. UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES The Lord’s Prayer Community Lenten Service Series for United Methodist churches between Lock Haven and Jersey Shore, ...

AREA CHURCH BRIEFS

BE Presbyterian collecting bunnies MILL HALL — Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church is a drop-off point for the 10th annual Bunny Run sponsored by the Susquehanna Big Twins Motorcycle Club. “We are inviting everyone to purchase a bunny and put it in our box,” said Pastor Susan ...

Women find safe haven at Christian sober living homes

By RACHEL RILEY The Gazette COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nineteen-year-old McKaylynn Sporcich awoke last Easter from a medically-induced coma, recovering after she took tainted drugs while trying to purchase heroin on the streets. A year later, she said she feels she's had a second ...

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 ...

Area Church Briefs

Mt. Pleasant to host ‘Messiah in the Passover’ LOGANTON — Israel Cohen, a representative of Chosen People Ministries, will speak at Mount Pleasant Bible Church, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 19. He will present the program “Messiah in the Passover.” Chosen People Ministries is more ...

Finding Support

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

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 ...

Weekly Lenten services listed

Communities in our region gather together for Lenten services and events during these weeks of preparation leading up to Easter Sunday, April 1. UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES The Lord’s Prayer Community Lenten Service Series for United Methodist churches between Lock Haven and Jersey Shore, ...

Billy Graham was America’s Pastor

I was a kid ‘way back in the 1970s before internet, cell phones, and tablets. We had one television and could receive only two network channels. Primitive, eh? However, there was one television program that me, my parents and my sisters watched together. As a matter of fact, it was an ...

Weekly Lenten services listed

Communities in our region gather together for Lenten services and events during these weeks of preparation leading up to Easter Sunday, April 1. UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES The Lord’s Prayer Community Lenten Service Series for United Methodist churches between Lock Haven and Jersey Shore, ...

FINDING SUPPORT

HEALTH r 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. r Cancer Support Group — ...