Religion

BC Wesleyan to host Wehry Family

PHOTO PROVIDED Beech Creek Wesleyan Church will hold an outdoor service and concert Sunday, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Wehry Family, a faith-based singing ministry from Northumberland, will give the concert. Randy and Wendy, along with their children Jared, Janessa, Jessalynn, Joshua and ...

Dorsey Ross to speak on being an ‘overcomer’

MILESBURG — The community is invited to Freedom Life Church this Sunday to hear a message of hope from special guest Dorsey Ross. Dorsey will share that at his birth, doctors told his parents he likely wouldn’t survive, and they recommended sending him to an institution to live out his ...

Yom Kippur services announced

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

The spirit of 9-11

This past Tuesday was September 11th, the 17th anniversary of the attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C. and the skies over Shanksville, Pa. Like most, I had never feared or felt even the least bit vulnerable to such an attack in the United States. Everything changed that day. My family ...

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Hillview Wesleyan to honor first-responders FLEMINGTON — The Clinton County First-Responders Appreciation Service and Barbecue will be held Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Hillview Wesleyan Church. Today is the deadline for each agency to call 570-484-1111 and give the number of people ...

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Holy Spirit offers inquiry sessions LOCK HAVEN — Holy Spirit Catholic Parish invites everyone, regardless of personal history, age, income, background, gender, race, ethnicity, spirituality, or marital situation, to join in exploring the Catholic faith in community and deepen your ...

Church festival looking for local entertainers

McELHATTAN —They’ve got the ponies and a train lined up for children’s rides. There’s plenty of food planned, including a chicken barbeque and lots of cakes and other baked goods, even funnel cakes. And there will be plenty of games and other fun things for the youngsters, ...

New Hope Fellowship welcomes new spiritual leader

LAMAR — New Hope Fellowship has a new Pastor. Henry (JR) Packer Jr., wife Rhonda and son Mackeson have accepted the call for Henry to be the part-time pastor at the church. Henry and Rhonda are native to this area. Henry is a 1990 graduate of Bald Eagle-Nittany High School and Rhonda is a ...

Milesburg Presbyterian to mark 150 years

MILESBURG — Milesburg Presbyterian Church is celebrating 150 years of serving the Lord on its current site. A celebration will be held Sunday, Sept. 23, beginning with worship at 9 a.m. Everyone interested is invited to attend.

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 ...

Gloryway Quartet to round out concert series

MILL HALL — The Gloryway Quartet is returning to the Lamar Lighthouse Camp Summer Concert Series this Sunday, with the concert scheduled at 7 p.m. at Cedar Heights Brethren in Christ Church, 37 Cedar Heights, Route 64. The Gloryway Quartet comes from Mansfield, Ohio. With a full four-part ...

Jewish High Holiday services listed

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 services at the The Lock Haven University/Beth Yehuda Interfaith Center in Lock Haven, in the West Church Street facility across from the LHU ...

The woman at the well

“Jesus therefore, being wearied from His journey, sat thus by the well. It was about the sixth hour. A woman of Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, ‘Give Me a drink.’ For His disciples had gone away into the city to buy food. Then the woman of Samaria said to Him, ‘How is it ...

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Trinity Bellefonte offers Blessing of Pets BELLEFONTE — Trinity United Methodist Church will host its first-ever Blessing of the Pets outdoor service on the church green, 128 W. Howard St. The service is open to the community. The pastor, Rev. Christopher Passante, will bless each pet ...

Good News Lock Haven offers Bible study

LOCK HAVEN — Good News Lock Haven, a project of the church planting ministry of FIRM in Christ, invites area residents to a Bible study at the home of Michele and Pete Whipple, 318 S. Highland St. The informal study is of the Apostle Paul’s New Testament letter to the Colossians. Sessions ...

Greenwood Valley Boys in concert next Saturday

LINDEN — The Greenwood Valley Boys will perform at Pine Run United Methodist Church, 1719 Pine Run Road, at 6 p.m. next Saturday. Light refreshments will follow. Admission is free. A freewill collection will be taken. Anyone with questions may call 570-398-1100.

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 ...

Milesburg Presbyterian to turn 150

PHOTO PROVIDED The Milesburg Presbyterian Church is celebrating 150 years of serving the Lord in this place. A celebration will be held on Sunday, Sept. 23, beginning with worship at 9 a.m. Everyone interested is invited to attend.

Introducing TCC: North Central

MILL HALL — Many may have noticed a change on Main Street in Mill Hall. The Mill Hall Church of Christ has partnered with Tri County Church (TCC) to create TCC: North Central. For months, members of the church and the community have been hard at work preparing for a new phase in the ...

It’s not a party, it’s a promise!

Three simple words, “You are invited!” An invitation. I love them. Most people love when they receive a card in the mail announcing a wedding, a graduation, a surprise birthday. Someone has something GOOD to celebrate, and you have been invited to be there. Shine up your shoes because ...