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LOCAL AREA CHURCH BRIEFS

Holy Spirit fish fry

starts March 8

LOCK HAVEN — Holy Spirit Parish offers its weekly Lenten Fish Fry on Fridays, starting March 8. The last fish fry of the season will be April 12.

The meal will be available at St. Agnes Parish Center, 3 E. Walnust St. The center’s dining room will be open from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and take-outs will start at 4 p.m. and be available until 6:30.

Meal choices this year feature deep fried or baked haddock, fried shrimp, or a fried oyster dinner. The meals come with macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, coleslaw, bread, dessert and beverage. They are $11, with the fried oyster meal $1 more.

A child’s or petite meal is offered for $6.

Donut sale at Trinity UM

JERSEY SHORE — Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., will be holding a donut sale on Thursday, March 21. The cost will be $6 for a dozen and $3 for half a dozen. They can be pre-ordered by calling the church office at 570-398-2913. Walk ins are welcome after 7 a.m. on the day of sale.

St. Luke’s UCC soup sale

LOCK HAVEN — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ, 1175 W 4th St., will be holding a soup sale with orders due by March 13.

Soups available are chicken corn, vegetable beef and hamd an bean. The cost is $5 a quart and orders can be placed by calling the church office at 570-748-5741.

Pickup will be on Saturday, March 16 at the church from 9 a.m. to noon.

Echo Hope Assembly

indoor yard sale

MILL HALL — Echo Hope Assmebly’s youth group will be holding an indoor yardsale and homemade soup sale at the church, 320 Hogan Blvd., Mill Hall, on Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

All funds raised at this sale will go towards the expenses for the youth members to attend the PennDel Youth Conference in Hershey in April.

This is a great time to get out of the house, enjoy the day and take lunch or dinner home so you won’t have to cook!

Also, if you happen to be doing some early spring cleaning and would like to donate items to sell, please contact the church at 570-484-9252.

Spaghetti dinner at Oriole UM

JERSEY SHORE — A Spaghetti dinner will be held on Saturday, March 9 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Oriole United Methodist Church, 39 Main Rd., Jersey Shore.

Tickets cost $6.50 for adults, $4 for children ages 3 to 13 and children under three eat free. They may be purchased at the door and take out is available.

Messiah in the

Passover Demonstration

LOCK HAVEN — On Sunday, First Baptist Church, 210 N. Vesper St., will showcase “Messiah in the Passover” demonstration beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The service will be conducted by Jeff Kipp of Chosen People Ministries.

Chosen People Ministries is an over 100 year old mission that was founded in 1894 by Leopold Cohn, a Hungarian rabbi who came to believe that Jesus is the Messiah promised by the Hebrew Scriptures. From humble beginning in Brooklyn, N.Y., Chosen People Ministries has grown into a worldwide ministry to “the Jew first and to the Gentile.”

“Messiah in the Passover” begins with the traditional Passover Seda table, complete with articles of this important Jewish celebration. Kipp will explain the symbolic meanings of the various items of the Passover feast and highlight the relationship to the Last Supper that Messiah celebrated with the disciples, giving special emphasis on the redemptive significance of the crucifixion.

For more information please call 570-748-3744.

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