Local church briefs
JERSEY SHORE — Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church, 235 S. Main St., is having their annual lasagna dinner Saturday, Nov. 16 from 4 to 7 p.m.
The dinner includes bread, salad, lasagna, beverage and a delicious dessert for $9. Eat in or take out, they will have it ready for you.
Free Thanksgiving dinner
BEECH CREEK — Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, 217 Main St., Beech Creek, will be hosting a Thanksgiving Day Dinner.
Dine in or take out will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28. To order delivery please call 570-295-7217 or 570-962-2732 by Nov. 27 with number of meals requested, name, address and phone numer as well as approximate time for delivery.
This meal if free for all to enjoy.
Pine Tree Hollow Holiday
LAMAR — St. Mark Lutheran Church, 850 Snydertown Road, will be hosting a Pine Tree Hollow Holiday Open House on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
There will be pins, purses, aprons, jewelry, wreaths, pet treats, holiday decor, seasonal ornaments, original fabric designs, home-canned delicacies, scrapbook supplies and stamps, pieced and quilted wall hanging, painted indoor and outdoor wooden decor and knitted, felted, crocheted and cross stitched creations for sale.
Lunch and baked goods will also be for sale including vegetable beef soup, sold by Relay for Life, breads, candies, cookies and pumpkin and nut rolls.
Thanksgiving dinner at Great Island Presbyterian
LOCK HAVEN –Great Island Presbyterian Church, 12 W. Water St., will be holding a free Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Please call 570-748-2810 to make reservations.
Soup sale and luncheon
HOWARD — Howard United Methodist Church, 144 W. Main St., will sponsor a community soup sale on Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Eat in or take out. Pre-orders for quarts of soup should be made by Sunday prior to luncheon. Contact Patti Long at 814-625-2182. Soup comes in freezable containers.
Cost is $6 for lunch or quarts of soup.
Proceeds from soup sales are designated to local missions in the area. Invite a friend, come for lunch and enjoy a time of good food and fellowship while supporting a worthy cause!
Christmas concert at Swissdale
SWISSDALE — A Christmas concert by Rachael Karwowski will take place on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. at the Swissdale United Methodist Church. A love offering will be taken and light refreshments will be served.
AVIS — Grace Fellowship Church, 19 W. Ridge St., will be holding a Christmas One-Stop Shop event today 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cozy Mountain Lodge retreat
LOCK HAVEN — Come to the Cozy Mountain Lodge retreat at Charlton Chapel today 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 to leave a message, or email email@example.com. The church is located just off Woodward Avenue near Kliney’s on Church Hill Road.
Winter coat give-a-way
HOWARD — A Winter Coat/Clothing Give-A-Way will be held at the Curtin United Methodist Church on Nov. 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Nov. 23 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The church is located at 305 Curtin Village Road, Howard, three miles north of Milesburg. Refreshments and coffee will be provided.
For more information or to make a donation contact: Sabrina Etters at 814-355-2815.
Spaghetti dinner and dessert auction
BLANCHARD — Blanchard Church of Christ’s youth group will be holding a spaghetti dinner and dessert auction on Sunday 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 today 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.