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Prayer vigil to be held for Nagle family
BURNHAM - A prayer vigil will be held at 6 p.m. today at New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham, for Michaela Nagle, who has been diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, and her family.
Hartsock performing at Millerstown church
LEWISTOWN - Dave Hartsock, a country gospel singer, is scheduled to perform at 8:30 a.m. Sunday at Millerstown United Methodist Church.
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 - Flutist Marti Davis;
July 6 - YUM men's choir;
July 13 - George Birse, Charles Phillips and others;
July 20 - William Billett;
July 27 - Thiel family.
Prophecy Sunday set for Way Bible Church
McVEYTOWN - Prophecy Sunday is scheduled to be held at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday at The Way Bible Church, 2777 Ferguson Valley Road, McVeytown. The speaker will be the Rev. William Wollett. The morning message is titled, "When Satan Rules This World As a Deceiver," and the evening message is, "When Satan Rules This World As a Destroyer." Call (814) 542-8254 for more information.
Lewistown church to host special music
LEWISTOWN - Tim Matthews will be the musical guest at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Grove Memorial Church.
35th bluegrass concert set to be held July 5
LEWISTOWN - The 35th Annual Big Valley Bluegrass Gospel Concert and Ice Cream Social is set for 6 p.m. July 5 at Belleville Mennonite School. Three bluegrass acts will perform: Randy French's group, Dry Bones Revival and The Tussey Mountain Moonshiners. The ice cream social will feature desserts contributed by guests and ice cream with sundae toppings. The Unusual Suspects String Band will play old-time gospel and support local gospel singers to conclude the evening.
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.
The video presentation will talk about how the Christian faith inspired early Americans to craft the Declaration of Independence. Re-enactors from the fifth battalion of the Cumberland County Militia will be in attendance.
A picnic lunch is scheduled to be held after worship.
Church sponsoring summer day 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.
Niemond's hosting concert with quartet
RICHFIELD - Niemond's Independent Church will host a concert with Cross Over quartet, of Mahaffey, at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. July 12 at the church. Call 694-3700 or visit www.niemonds.org for more information.
Church service to kick off Dutch Days
RICHFIELD - A church service will kick off Dutch Days at 7 p.m. July 13 in Richfield. Visit www.dutchdays.com for more information.
Summer Art Camp set for Mifflintown
MIFFLINTOWN - Summer Art Camp is set to be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 14 to 16 at Lost Creek Mennonite Church, Mifflintown. There will be two classes held: Drawing Skills, for ages 13 and older, and Children's Painting and Drawing Class, for ages 6-12. Registration cost is $5. To register, call 734-2122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. Sermons should be limited to 1,000 words; exceptions may be made at the editor's discretion.