Local church briefs
for Craft Show
MILL HALL — New Hope Fellowship Church, 6436 Nittany Valley Drive, Mill Hall, are looking for vendors for their craft show on Nov. 23. Spaces cost $10. Those interested in can contact Mary Ann at 570-297-8324 to learn more about how to sign up. The show will also feature a soup sale.
FLEMINGTON — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ in Flemington will be holding its Fall Fair on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
There will be an indoor yard sale, bake and fudge sale, various craft vendors, raffle baskets, and games for kids. The kitchen will be serving soups, yummy sandwiches and delicious homemade desserts. There will also be a soup sale, soups being offered are ham and bean, vegetable beef, and chicken corn, soups will be sold for $6 a quart.
Soups maybe pre-ordered through Thursday, Nov. 7, for pickup the day of the fair. Place orders with the church office at 570-748-5741, Monday through Thursday between 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Election dinner at First UM
JERSEY SHORE — First United Methodist Church, 236 S. Main St., Jersey Shore, will be holding the 45th Annual Election Day Dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Tickets will be sold at the door for $8 for adults; $4 for Children under 12; and Children under 4 eat free.
The menu will include, baked ham, sweet potato, vegetable, coleslaw, rolls / butter, applesauce and pie. Takeout meals are available.
FLEMINGTON — Flemington First Church of Christ will be holding a cash bingo on Oct. 26 at the Red Eye Center, 516 Canal St., Flemington.
Doors will open at 11 a.m. and bingo will begin at 1 p.m.
There will be Chinese Auction items, basket raffles and food.
Tickets cost $25 in advance and $30 at the door with $100 per game and $200 per special.
To order tickets call call Dolly Young at 570-263-7023; Tina Dickey at 570-660-6263; or call the church office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. at 570-726-8009.
Fall Fest Celebration
CENTRE HALL — Jacksonville Emmanuel United Church of Christ will be holding a Fall Fest Celebration on Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
There will be seasonal wreaths for sale and basket raffles as well as pumpkin decorating and face painting for the kids.
Ham and bean soup, stuffed pepper soup, ham sandwiches with slaw, turkey sandwiches, hot dogs, Texas dogs and baked goods will be available for purchase.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Bellefonte Faith Center for Thanksgiving meals to the public.
Light the Night
BELLEFONTE — Nittany Valley Fellowship is sponsoring a Light the Night even on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Walker Township Park, 816 Nittany Valley Drive, Bellefonte.
Join the churches for fellowship and fun as they celebrate their Light, the Lord Jesus Christ.
Everything is free from games to activities, food, candy and a bounce house.
Holy Spirit Parish holds Christmas Bazaar
LOCK HAVEN — Holy Spirit Parish will be holding its annual Holly Mart Christmas Bazaar at the Lock Haven Catholic School gymnasium, 311 W. Water St., Lock Haven, on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Sunday, Nov. 10.
There will be a silent auction, baked goods for sale, crafts for kids, theme baskets and cash drawings.
The bazaar will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 9 with lunch available and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Nov. 10 with a continental breakfast option.
Trunk R Treat
BEECH CREEK – Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, 217 Main St., Beech Creek, will be having their annual Trunk R Treat, Thursday Oct. 31 from 5 to 7 p.m. Join us for games, food, prizes and lots of fun!
Homestyle turkey dinner
AVIS — The Avis United Methodist Church, Park and Prospect streets, Avis, is serving our annual home style turkey dinner on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 6 to 12 and kids under 6 eat free. Take outs are available starting at 3 p.m.
Meal includes turkey, filling, mashed potatoes w/gravy, cranberry sauce, applesauce, green beans, corn, drink and dessert.
We are handicap accessible.
For information contact church office 570-753-8137 or 570-295-3220.
Chicken and waffle dinner
BLANCHARD — Liberty Baptist Church, 100 Bald Eagle St., Blanchard, will be hosting a chicken and waffle dinner on Friday, Oct. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m.
The meal will include chicken, waffles, gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, dessert and a drink.
Take outs are available until 4:30 p.m.
A free will offering will be accepted with all proceeds to benefit Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes.
Community turkey dinner
SALLADASBURG — Salladasburg United Methodist Church will be hosting a community turkey dinner on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 4 to 7 p.m.
Take outs will be available for pick up before the meal from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Donations will be accepted with all proceeds to benefit local charities.