Religion

Our communities are called to worship

American Evangelical Christian Churches CHARLTON Charlton Chapel Dr. Bryon Reynolds, pastor Worship 8:30 a.m. Assembly of God JERSEY SHORE AREA Main Street, Antes Fort Dave Bremigin, pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope Assembly 320 ...

Jesus to the Rescue at the Loganton Wesleyan Church

PHOTO PROVIDED Youth of all ages are invited to attend Vacation Bible School, June 24 to June 28 at the Loganton Wesleyan Church. A week of learning about God’s Great Plan to Rescue Us is planned. Children will know and experience the width and depth of God’s love through Christ as they ...

Area churches to hold vacation bible school

LOCK HAVEN — The following area churches will be hosting vacation bible school in the month of June. ∫ Howard Christian Church, 367 Walnut St., Howard, will hold their program from Monday, June 10 to Saturday, June 14 at the church. Registration can be done by calling Nancy at the church ...

The sweetest place on earth

There is an inconspicuous business that could be considered a hidden gem located on Route 23 in eastern Lancaster County just outside the town of New Holland. Now, please allow me to be a little more accurate so as not to be accused of spreading fake news. This place of business is very well ...

Local church briefs

Lamar Lighthouse Camp concert series kicks off Sunday MILL HALL — Lamar Lighthouse Camp is opening their 2019 Summer Concert Season this Sunday, June 9 with Chapter Vll Gospel who are new to the Camp concerts. Chapter Vll has been singing for 43 years. The mission of Chapter Vll is to ...

Our communities are called to worship

American Evangelical Christian Churches CHARLTON Charlton Chapel Dr. Bryon Reynolds, pastor Worship 8:30 a.m. Assembly of God JERSEY SHORE AREA Main Street, Antes Fort Dave Bremigin, pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope Assembly 320 ...

God’s guarantee

By CHUCK SALMON I once bought a new wrist watch at a discount store. A nice watch. I liked it and it was large enough to be easily read. It cost me the princely sum of $6. Reading the “fly speck” size type on the little document accompanying it, I learned it has a one-year guarantee ...

Appalachian Bible College coming to First Baptist Church

LOCK HAVEN — The Gospel Heralds, a team of nine students from Appalachian Bible College (ABC), will give a concert of inspirational music at First Baptist Church in Lock Haven, on Sunday, June 9, at 6 p.m. Vocal and instrumental selections along with personal testimonies combine for an ...

Local Church Briefs

Hoagie sale at Faith United Methodist CASTANEA — Faith United Methodist Church, 23 E. Brown St., Castanea, will be holding a hoagie sale with orders due by Friday, June 7. Orders can be picked up by 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 13 at the church. The cost is $5 per hoagie. Orders can be ...

‘Tiny Food Pantry’ at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

LOCK HAVEN — There’s a small-scale movement starting to take hold in churches of various denominations across the country. Think of those “little free library” boxes, but with a twist: These are small pantries stocked with free food and sometimes personal care items for people in ...

Memorial Day is more than a day off

By LAURA KING Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have died, particularly those who have served our nation in the military. I used to enjoy trips with my Grandmother to decorate the graves for the holiday. She grew poppies in her backyard that were always blooming then, along with ...

Memorial Day – A day of remembrance

By JOSEPH ORR Since shortly after the Civil War, comrades and relatives have preserved this special day as a time for remembering our fallen loved ones by visiting their graves. When I was a young boy our family located the grave of Sergeant Patrick Farrington, my great-grandmother’s ...

Church Briefs

Nittany Valley UCC to change worship time LAMAR — The Nittany Valley Charge of the United Church of Christ will change its worship hours effective June 2 and continue until June 2020. The sister congregations of Mt. Bethel, near Lamar, and Salona will continue to worship together, ...

Finding Faith: A positive heart and life for God

Questions: Do you think of yourself as a positive or negative person? Is your cup half-full, half-empty or are you thankful you have a cup with something in it? Do you believe and trust the God of the Bible or the god of the world? These are questions that we need to ask ourselves because our ...

River of Life Fellowship to celebrate six years of worship

LOCK HAVEN — All are invited to Celebration Sunday at River of Life Fellowship this Sunday, May 19 which is observing six years of worship, fellowship and service together. The contemporary service will begin at 10 a.m. with a Fellowship Lunch following the service around 12:15 p.m. River ...

LOCAL CHURCH BRIEFS

Nittany Valley UCC to change worship time LAMAR — The Nittany Valley Charge of the United Church of Chirst will change its worship hours effective June 2 and continuig until June 2020. The sister congregations of Mt. Bethel, near Lamar, and Salona will continue to worship together, ...

Our communities are called to worship

American Evangelical Christian Churches CHARLTON Charlton Chapel Dr. Bryon Reynolds, pastor Worship 8:30 a.m. Assembly of God JERSEY SHORE AREA Main Street, Antes Fort Dave Bremigin, pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope Assembly 320 ...

United Lutheran Church Women and Chat & Craft donate to Women’s Center

PHOTO PROVIDED The United Lutheran Church Women and Chat & Craft held a rummage sale and donated a check for $1,025 to the Clinton County Women’s Center. In no order, the members of the group are Kay Land, Natalie and Chuck Newcomer, Vesta Schach, Carol Hildebrand, Anna Mapstone, ...

Finding Faith: Ghostly encounters and the resurrection

The congregation that I serve is prone to ask some pretty edgy questions. This question follows death, grieving and the pain common to man. They asked, “How do I explain to a reasonable, but hurting person that they are experiencing something real... like cupboards opening and closing, ...

Our communities are called to worship

American Evangelical Christian Churches CHARLTON Charlton Chapel Dr. Bryon Reynolds, pastor Worship 8:30 a.m. Assembly of God JERSEY SHORE AREA Main Street, Antes Fort Dave Bremigin, pastor Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Worship 10:30 a.m. MILL HALL Echo Hope Assembly 320 ...