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Local parish assists sister churches across the Atlantic

LOCK HAVEN — Good things are happening in Clinton County. Holy Spirit Parish of Lock Haven — made up of St. Agnus Catholic and Immaculate Conception churches — are partnering with St. Joseph’s Parish in Renovo, the Knights of Columbus (KOC) of Lock Haven and Renovo, and Lock Haven ...

Local Church Briefs

Pulled Pork Lunch LOGANTON — The Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren, 2305 E. Winter Rd. Loganton, will hold a take-out only pulled pork lunch on Sat., Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The meal will consist of pulled pork, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, a roll, and cake for dessert. The ...

Italian teenage computer whiz beatified by Catholic Church

ASSISI, Italy (AP) — A 15-year-old Italian computer whiz who died of leukemia in 2006 moved a step closer to possible sainthood Saturday with his beatification in the town of Assisi, where he is buried. Carlo Acutis is the youngest contemporary person to be beatified, a path taken by two ...

What does a curated Jesus look like?

(Editors Note: This is the second part of a Finding Faith column written by Rev. Donald Grant of Hillview Wesleyan Church, Flemington.) A curated version of Jesus will inevitably add or take away from who Scripture says He is. Just a few examples are as follows: The Tolerant Jesus “We ...

Lamar Lighthouse Camp holds groundbreaking

LAMAR — Since 1945 Camp Lamar (currently known today as Lamar Lighthouse Camp) has served three counties — Centre, Clinton and Lycoming. The property, located in Lamar was originally bought by the Free Methodist Church so the Tyrone District of the Oil City Conference would have a ...

Immaculate Conception Church receives donation

LOCK HAVEN — Immaculate Conception Church recently received a new statue of the Blessed Virgin also known as the Immaculate Conception. The new statue replaced the old one that had been there since the church was built. The Banfill family, Terry, Carmen, and James, donated the new statue ...

Local Church Briefs

Fall Fest MILL HALL —Echo Hope Assembly, 320 Hogan Blvd.,will hold a Fall Fest drive-thru carnival from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24. Contactless games, prepackaged snacks and treats, and a photo booth will be available. Wear costumes if you would like, or dress the family in fall ...

Finding Faith: Are you serving a curated Jesus?

(Editors Note: This is the first part of a Finding Faith column written by Rev. Donald Grant of Hillview Wesleyan Church, Flemington.) Who is Jesus to you? Careful how you respond, because how you answer will speak volumes, as to how you live your life. This relevant question is not a new ...

New tabernacle on the way at Lamar Lighthouse Camp

LAMAR — Since 1945 Camp Lamar — currently known today as Lamar Lighthouse Camp — has served three counties: Centre, Clinton and Lycoming. The property, located in Lamar was originally bought by the Free Methodist Church so the Tyrone District of the Oil City Conference would have a ...

Local Church Briefs

Online Blessing of Pets scheduled PLEASANT GAP — St. Mark Lutheran Church in Howard and St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church in Pleasant Gap will be hosting an online Blessing of Pets and Animals at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 4. The service can be seen on Facebook Live on the St. Mark Lutheran ...

Area churches to hold in-person services

LOCK HAVEN — With Clinton County moved into the “green phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan many area churches are transitioning back to in-person services. The following churches have announced their intent to hold services. Any churches who wish to announce a service change is ...

God is always watching

When I was very young — about the same age as my youngest daughter; she turns 5 in October — I loved to watch my mother put her makeup on. I would ask my mom often if I could wear some. My mom had quite the collection of make-up. She had eye shadow, mascara, blush, concealer and my ...

The Craguns to perform at Beech Creek Wesleyan

BEECH CREEK — Beech Creek Wesleyan Church will host the Craguns in concert on Sunday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. The concert is a free event. An offering will be received for the Craguns. The concert is planned to be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring along a lawn chair. Social distancing ...

Area churches to hold in-person services

LOCK HAVEN — With Clinton County moved into the “green phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan many area churches are transitioning back to in-person services. The following churches have announced their intent to hold services. Any churches who wish to announce a service change is ...

Local church briefs

Senior luncheon LOGANTON — Sugar Valley Church of the Brethren will be sponsoring a senior luncheon on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at noon. The meal will be held in the picnic pavilion behind the church. Please dress for being outside. All Sugar Valley senior citizens are invited to attend the ...

Finding Faith: Living within limits

Moses was a great leader, but he had to learn, as we all do, how to find a way of life that works. The negative effects of the way that Moses was carrying out his leadership responsibilities seemed to just sneak up on him — as they do for most of us. The first hint that Moses’s life in ...

Local Church Briefs

DVD series HOWARD — Tired of politics, unrest, division and being cooped up at home? Join members of Marsh Creek Brethren in Christ for a seven week DVD series entitled “In Pursuit of Jesus.” Each Sunday evening now through late October at 6:30 p.m. The series is offered free of ...

Area churches to hold in-person services

LOCK HAVEN — With Clinton County moved into the “green phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan many area churches are transitioning back to in-person services. The following churches have announced their intent to hold services. Any churches who wish to announce a service change is ...

Old Photo Album Update: Akeley Elementary School students identified

PHOTO PROVIDED A group of area fifth grade students pose for a group photo between 1949 and 1950 outside of Akeley Elementary School. Front row, from left, Betty Dauberman, Dale Fritz, Bill Self, Dorothy Simcox, Lois Pringle, Larry Shaffer, Herbert Corben, unknown, unknown, unknown, Eugene ...

Finding Faith: Refreshment for when you feel like giving up

That’s it! I’m done! It’s over! I’m finished! I have had enough! I can’t take it anymore! I quit! Have you ever echoed these sentiments? Have you ever reached the place in life where you have no fight left? Where you can’t muster up the willpower to endure one more ...