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Religion

Finding Faith: The gift of peace

Matthew 11:28-30 NIV says “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Jesus invites us to ...

Express to feature Christmas services

LOCK HAVEN — With many churches returning to in-person worship, the Express will run its annual list of service times for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and others. Churches wishing to having their services listed should contact Laura Jameson by calling 570-748-6791 or by email at ...

Local Church Briefs

Tree lighting BELLEFONTE — Bald Eagle Valley Community Church invites the community to take part in their first ever Community Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration today at 7 p.m. Dress warm and bring your best singing voice to take part in Christmas carols. Free hot chocolate and snacks ...

Finding Faith: Random acts of kindness

As you read this column you’ve probably already gathered with your family and friends for enjoying a most scrumptious Thanksgiving feast with all the fix‘ins. Now that the table is cleared it’s time for turning one’s attention toward what’s next. As a child I spent this Saturday ...

Local Church Briefs

Prayer Shawl Ministry to meet MILL HALL — The Prayer Shawl Ministry will meet on Wednesday, Dec. 1 at noon with lunch. In addition to its regular meeting, the group will welcome representatives from Infant Development and the Santa’s Seniors program. The group has hats, scarves, ...

Advent begins soon!

“Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life will keep it.” Luke 17:33 This is the greatest paradox: when we lose our life entirely into the purposes of Jesus, we gain eternal life. Happiness comes from perfect submission to Christ, from selfless ...