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Church services to be held at campground
LEWISTOWN -Church services are set to be held at 10 a.m. weekly on Sundays through Labor Day at Waterside Campground in Lewistown. For more information, call the campground at 248-3974.
Country gospel singer performing in June
LEWISTOWN - Dave Hartsock, country gospel singer, has two local performances planned for the month of June:
Today - 7 p.m. at Alfarata Coffeehouse, St. Mark's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lewistown;
June 29 - 8:30 a.m., Millerstown United Methodist Church, Millerstown.
Churches to present special music services
YEAGERTOWN - Yeagertown United Methodist Church and Rhodes Memorial Church will host special music during services this summer. The following guests will present music at 9:15 a.m. at Yeagertown UMC, on Mann Avenue in Yeagertown:
Sunday - Vocalist Jane Piper;
June 22 - Vocalist Chloe Woods;
June 29 - Flutist Marti Davis.
Lewistown church to host special music
LEWISTOWN - Special music is scheduled at 10:45 a.m. weekly on Sundays at Grove Memorial Church:
Sunday - Joan and Alvin Secrest;
June 22 - Skyler and Issac Jacko;
June 29 - Tim Matthews.
Special services set for Father's Day
BELLEVILLE - Father's Day services are set for 9:15 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Beth-El Mennonite Church, 1150 Front Mountain Road, Belleville. The Rev. Steve Yoder, from Floyd, Va., is scheduled to speak.
Missionaries to visit Port Royal churches
PORT ROYAL - Port Royal Evangelical Lutheran Parish will host its missionaries, The Rev. Brian Palmer and wife, Christine, during worship services on Sunday. The first service will be held at 9 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, in Nook, and a second service is set for 10:30 a.m. at Port Royal Lutheran Church. A free-will offering will be received to help cover travel expenses.
Caldwells presenting free gospel concert
BELLEVILLE - The Caldwells will present a free gospel concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at Big Valley Brethren in Christ Church, 81 Wagner St., Belleville. The Caldwells present a variety of music, testimony and sharing of God's word. Call 436-8010 for more information.
Niemond's church to host Heritage Day
RICHFIELD - Niemond's Independent Church is hosting its annual Heritage Day celebration beginning at 4:30 p.m. June 21 at the church, along Route 35 in Richfield. Free food will be available until 6 p.m. Local talent will perform and children's' games will be offered from 6-7 p.m. A concert by Paradise Quartet will begin at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary. Call 694-3700 or visit www.niemonds.org for more information.
Re-Creation singing at Millerstown church
MILLERSTOWN - Re-Creation is scheduled to sing during a worship service set for 9:45 a.m. June 22 at Millerstown United Methodist Church.
The group represents Re-Creation USA Inc., which provides entertainment programming for veterans affairs medical centers in the United States. The group typically consists of eight singers and one or two technicians.
There is no admission charge, but a free-will offering will be received.
Church to celebrate Independence Day
SIGLERVILLE - The White Memorial Congregationalist Church will hold an Independence Day program on July 6. Regular worship is set for 9:30-10:15 a.m., and "Faith of Our Fathers," a special presentation, is set for 10:15-10:40 a.m. A picnic lunch will be held after worship.
Mifflintown church to hold summer camp
MIFFLINTOWN - A summer day camp, sponsored by Centre Lutheran Church in partnership with Camp Mount Luther, is set to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 7-11 at the church, in Mifflintown. Children who have complete kindergarten through sixth grade are welcome.
Day camp includes games, sports, Bible study, singing, crafts and worship. For more information or to register, call 436-8916 before July 1. A fee of $10 is due with registration. Financial aid is available.
Local hymn sing to benefit health clinic
BELLEVILLE - A Big Valley Community Hymn Sing is set for 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at Big Valley Brethren in Christ Church, in Belleville. An offering will be received for the Central Pennsylvania Clinic for Special Children and Adults. Donations are tax deductible and will be matched by the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. For more information about future hymn sings, call at 935-2327.
Pastors invited to write columns
LEWISTOWN - The Sentinel invites area religious leaders to submit columns for "Professions of faith" in The Sentinel's weekly religion section. Interested individuals may contact Julianne Cahill, religion editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-6741, ext. 127. Sermons should be limited to 1,000 words; exceptions may be made at the editor's discretion.