Religion

Joy through tragedy

RICHFIELD — Lesa Brackbill was not sure she was ready to write a book about losing her daughter to Krabbe disease before her second birthday. Two years later, and Brackbill’s book, “Even So, Joy: Our Story Through Heartbreak, Hope and Triumph,” is now available online and at ...

Pursuit of the Trinity

Editor’s note: This is the second installment of the two-part sermon by the Rev. Dr. James Barnes. The first part was published in the July 18 edition of The Sentinel. He came initially for the purpose of writing the New Testament, understand? The revelation originates with God. God ...

Vacation Bible School

¯Allensville Church invites children to “Shipwrecked,” Vacation Bible School, from June 17 to 21. During the program, children will discover that Jesus rescues them. They will participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play team-building games, eat treats, ...

Religion calendar

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Geisinger welcomes first chaplain

LEWISTOWN—Sueellen Lewis, of Mifflinburg, said she became a chaplain because “meeting people and helping them through challenging times is truly a fulfilling experience.” Lewis was recently appointed the first chaplain at Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital in the facility’s 110-year ...

Sharing faith and art

EAST WATERFORD — Judy Mummau of East Waterford travels to various venues with her business, “Painting Parties by Judy.” In early May she left the country. Mummau, along with daughters Julia, 13 and Valerie, 11, went to the Dominican Republic to conduct painting parties in a small ...

Jesus is our unfailing example

Hello everybody. We are Bobbi and Barbie. Two of God’s Grace Girls. We are still learning the old saying about grace being more than a prayer before a meal, but an actual way to live. God graces us each and every day and this is our first written article together. We are a multi-media ...

Valley View takes on new medical director

BELLEVILLE — Valley View Retirement Community announced that Dr. Paul Koberna, of Nittany Valley Medial Associates, assumed the medical director and attending physician role at Valley View. Nittany Valley Medical Associates is a team of healthcare specialists who serve patients and residents ...

Vacation Bible School

¯“Ship Wrecked, God Rescues Us” is the theme for Vacation Bible School at the Yeagertown United Methodist church from June 10 to June 14. The program runs 6 to 8:30 p.m. and includes music, games, lesson time, crafts and snacks. Parents and friends are invited to the children’s Thursday ...

Summer art camp offered

MIFFLINTOWN — Summer Art Camp for children to adults will continue for the sixth year at Lost Creek Mennonite Church from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 18 to 20. There will be five classes to choose from. New this year for teens and adults is a beginner portrait drawing class, led by art teacher ...