Local church briefs
Hanging of the Greens
MILL HALL — Bald Eagle United Presbyterian Church, 111 Main St., Mill Hall, will be hosting a Hanging of the Greens service at 10:30 a.m. on Dec. 6. The sanctuary will be decorated one item at a time with their meaning explained. As the service concludes the sanctuary will be entirely decorated.
Christmas hymns will be sun throughout this public service.
Masks must be worn and temperatures will be taken at the door.
LOCK HAVEN — Charlton Chapel, 46 Churchill Road, Lock Haven, will be closed until 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 26. The 4 p.m. service will be available for family only with a public prayer following at 5 p.m.
HOWARD — Howard United Methodist Church, 144 W. Main St., Howard, will be holding a take out only soup sale on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Soups available will be vegetable beef, ham and bean, chicken corn and chicken noodle at $7 a quart. Preorders can be made by calling or texting 814-625-2182. Proceeds will benefit those in need. Masks and social distancing are required.
BEECH CREEK — Beech Creek Wesleyan Church will be having its annual Thanksgiving Dinner, Thursday, Nov. 26 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This year will be take out or delivery only. Please contact the church by calling 570-962-2732 for more information or to request meals.
Free Community Thanksgiving Take-out Meal
HOWARD — Howard United Methodist Church, 144 W. Main St., Howard, will be having a free community Thanksgiving take-out meal on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The meal will consist of turkey and trimmings and is free to all community members. Please call or text 814-625-2182 to place your order. If you can, please bring a box of cereal for the food pantry.
Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner
LOCK HAVEN — Great Island Presbyterian Church on Water Street, Lock Haven, will be holding a free Thanksgiving Day dinner for anyone who cares to attend. There will be some restrictions this year due to COVID-19. All meals will be picked up or delivered. Masks must be worn. Dinners will be ready for pickup after 10:30 a.m. Call the church at 570-748-2810 to pre-order your meal.
Harvest Celebration canceled
LOCK HAVEN — Charlton Chapel will not be hosting a Harvest Celebration this year.
LOCK HAVEN — The Swissdale United Methodist Church, 974 E. Croak Road, Lock Haven, announced that its services will begin at 11:15 a.m. Masks are required.