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Church receives new lay minister

March 18, 2011 LEWISTOWN — For decades, pastor’s wife Narda Druckenmiller supported her husband’s ministries from the pew. more »»

Expanding the airwaves

March 11, 2011 BEAVER SPRINGS — After working with local radio stations for many years, technician Clint Heiser saw something missing in the central Pennsylvania airwaves — southern gospel music. more »»

Whisnants to headline WFBM benefit concert

March 11, 2011 BEAVER SPRINGS — Small town gospel radio is important to Jeff Whisnan. more »»

Giving back

March 5, 2011 LEWISTOWN — Sitting cross-legged in a circle on the floor, a group of girls from preschool to high school age giggle and clap as they sing, “Give me oil for my board, I’ll be surfin’ for the Lord. more »»

Native pastor called home

March 5, 2011 MILLERSTOWN — Juniata-county native and pastor Jeremy Kerstetter has found that following blindly into “new” territory just might lead you back home. more »»

JMS team to host creative arts day

February 26, 2011 RICHFIELD — A group of Juniata Mennonite School students are broadening the definition of worship both in their hometowns and across the U.S. more »»

New teaching career

February 18, 2011 REEDSVILLE — After several years of able supply pastors, an interim pastor and lay speakers, the members of the East Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church have accepted a new full-time pastor. The Re. more »»

Small numbers, big hope

February 12, 2011 MIFFLINTOWN — The number 17 seems small when compared to tens of thousands. Yet, God has proven over and over again that faith, not numbers, makes the difference. more »»

Mission brings all kinds to church

February 12, 2011 LEWISTOWN — Pastor Scott Shreffler envisions the church as a group of different colored pieces of broken glass formed together to create a beautiful picture. more »»

School showcases opportunities for mission projects close to home

February 5, 2011 BELLEVILLE — Whether it is helping an elderly neighbor with laundry or cleaning up a public park, missions opportunities often take little more than a step out the door. more »»

Youth leaders share fun, Gospel

January 21, 2011 COCOLAMUS — Highway 35 Student Ministries is setting out to prove that being a Christian does not mean you can’t have a good time, too. more »»

Accepting the role

January 15, 2011 McALISTERVILLE — Music ministry was not a choice at first for local gospel singer Jeremy Goodling. At age 14, a youth leader pushed the shy young man into singing bass with a church quartet. more »»

Mifflintown Hispanic Catholics mark Virgin Mary’s Mexican appearance

January 15, 2011 MIFFLINTOWN — The celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe is a centurys-old tradition for Hispanic Catholics around the world. more »»

Local churches announce Christmas Eve services

December 23, 2010 The following area Christmas services have been scheduled: ¯ Lewistown area United Methodist churches — community Christmas service with candlelight and Holy Communion at 7 p.m. Dec. more »»

Church to host community performance of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ for first time since ’70s

December 4, 2010 LEWISTOWN — It has been more than 30 years since the walls of St. John’s Lutheran Church have echoed with the powerful “Hallelujah Chorus. more »»

With new holiday comes wisdom

December 4, 2010 Even in the wake of the cold, wintry mix weather we’ve been having lately, when Hanukkah began Wednesday at sunset I immediately felt a sense of warmth. more »»

A better life

November 19, 2010 LEWISTOWN — Natalie Goss never thought of herself as the missionary type. more »»

New hangout

November 12, 2010 LEWISTOWN — The pews at Evangel Baptist Church sat empty in its original sanctuary for many years. Recently, they found a new home with a young church in Washington, D.C. more »»

Couple follows God’s recipe

November 12, 2010 MIFFLINTOWN — Take one heartbroken couple, a mistaken pretzel order and faith in God, and what do you get? The story of Auntie Anne’s Soft Pretzel company and, from its success, a growing family... more »»

The first step

September 17, 2010 MIFFLINTOWN — As Dan Grix drives down U.S. 322 and state Routes 11 and 15, he sees the adult book stores and gentlemen’s’ clubs. more »»



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