Local Church Briefs

Backpack giveaway

LAMAR –Lamar United Methodist Church is having a backpack giveaway for school age children on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 10 a.m. to Noon at the Lamar Methodist Church annex. All children are welcome to come and pick up a backpack with school supplies inside.

Chicken barbeque at

Dunnstown UM

DUNNSTOWN — Dunnstown United Methodist Church, 59 Church St., Dunnstown, will be hosting a chicken barbeque today from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meal will include chicken, grilled by the Dunnstown Fire Company, baked beans, macaroni salad, roll and cake. The meal costs $10 and will be take out only. For tickets please call 570-748-6428.

Chicken barbeque at Oval UM

JERSEY SHORE — Oval United Methodist Church, 6796 Route 44 Hwy., Jersey Shore, will be holding a chicken barbeque on Saturday, Aug. 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The menu will consist of half chicken, baked beans, macaroni salad, cole slaw and cake at a cost of $10. Those who purchase a meal will have the option of take out or eating it at the church’s pavilion which is handicap accessible.

Summer Coffeehouse services

MACKEYVILLE — Mackeyville Summer Coffeehouse Services will be held again this year at the Mackeyville United Methodist Church on Saturday evenings with a community picnic and fire ring Aug. 17, and Sept. 14. All are invited to the Coffeehouse Service.