Local Church Briefs
AVIS — Grace Fellowship Church, 19 W. Ridge St., will be holding a Christmas One-Stop Shop event on Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The fundraising event will benefit the Student Ministries Program.
Anyone who would like to participate may contact email@example.com.
Cozy Mountain Lodge retreat
LOCK HAVEN — Come to the Cozy Mountain Lodge retreat at Charlton Chapel on Nov. 16 beginning at 10 a.m. There will be no charge for the event. Lunch will be provided by the church. Materials are limited, so please contact us to reserve your place by texting or calling 570-295-0495 or 570-769-6520, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The church is located just off Woodward Avenue near Kliney’s on Church Hill Road.
LOCK HAVEN — River of Life Fellowship is having a free Coat Give-Away today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
They will still receive donations including coats, and jackets, especially for children including hats, scarves, gloves, boots, sweatshirts and sweaters. If you have donations, they can be left at the church at 507 E. Main St., Lock Haven at the door with the white ramp or they will pick up.
For more information, please call Pastor Janis Heiser 570-660-6008. Thank you everyone for your support and participation.
Missionary to visit JS Assembly of God
JERSEY SHORE — Kevin Friedrich, a missionary from Zambia, Africa, will be speaking at Jersey Shore Assembly of God on Sunday beginning at 6 p.m.
There will be lots of music and a great message from Friedrich.
Pack and serve
JERSEY SHORE — A special pack and serve event at the New Love Center will take place on Monday, Nov. 11 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore, from noon to 6 p.m.
Clients may drive through the Food Pantry and receive a free meal courtesy of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and the New Love Center.
You do not need to pre-register for the meal but you must be a registered client of the Food Pantry.
and dessert auction
BLANCHARD — Blanchard Church of Christ’s youth group will be holding a spaghetti dinner and dessert auction on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 12:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
The dinner is free and will be served by the youth group followed by a dessert auction. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the youth programming for 2020.
FLEMINGTON — Flemington First Church of Christ will be holding a craft class on Nov. 16 at 1 p.m.
The class will involve making a Christmas can of your choice. Anyone with questions should speak with Tina Geyer.
JERSEY SHORE — Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore, will be hosting a community Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Everyone is invited to attend at no cost. If you would like to help furnish items for the feast or help in the kitchen, please contact Kathy Miller.
LOCK HAVEN — A Christmas concert will be held at the First Church of Christ 330 N. Vesper St., Lock Haven on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 7 p.m.
The concert will be performed by Elaine Barth, Kim Feerrar, Cathy Winslow, Esther Salmon, and the Kid Notes. The church is handicapped accessible. The concert is intended for an audience of all ages.
Pancake Supper Nov. 9
BELLEFONTE — Trinity United Methodist Church, 128 W. Howard St., will be holding a pancake supper from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. today, at the church. There will be pancakes, toppings, sausage, applesauce and beverage. Cost is a donation. Call 814-355-9425 with questions.
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 today 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, sandwiches and homemade desserts. There will also be a soup sale, offering ham and bean, vegetable beef, and chicken corn sold for $6 a quart.
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, today and tomorrow. 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. today with lunch available and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow with a continental breakfast option.
Community turkey dinner
SALLADASBURG — Salladasburg United Methodist Church will be hosting a community turkey dinner today 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.
Fall Fair at St. Luke’s
BEECH CREEK — St. Luke’s United Church of Christ is preparing for its annual Fall Fair which will be held today from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. There will be a yard sale, bake goods and fudge sale, various vendor stands, and raffle baskets. Food to be served will include soup, yummy sandwiches and delicious homemade desserts.