Religion calendar

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items should arrive to The Sentinel by Wednesday afternoon for publication in the Saturday edition. Submissions will be published as space allows. The editor reserves the right to edit all submissions.


Sky family to perform at two local churches

LEWISTOWN — The Sky family will perform Celtic Revival at 6 p.m. Feb. 9 at Bethel AME Church, 23 Juniata St., Lewistown. The Sky family is a nationally-acclaimed group whose production includes high-energy music, dance and gospel. Bishop Ricardo Huffman will also sing.

No tickets are required. A love offering will be accepted. Information: (717) 953-4010.

Celtic Revival will also have a performance at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 10 at Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. 5th St, Lewistown. No tickets are required, but a love offering will be accepted.

Church Hill UMC

offers activity

REEDSVILLE — Church Hill United Methodist Church, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville, will host a mosaic art class 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 9.

Artist Julie Snyder will teach attendees to make photo frames with glass and tesserae. The cost is $25 per person. Call (717) 667-3778 to register and leave a message. Money is due at the time of the class. Refreshments will be served.

Ellen Chapel hosts music performances

LEWISTOWN — There will be a free concert in a coffee house setting at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at Ellen Chapel Church in Ferguson Valley.

The Shade Mountain Gospel Bluegrass Band will provide entertainment. Beginning at 8:15 p.m., the Penn State University Singing Lions will entertain.

Get a cup of coffee or iced tea and enjoy the music. Coffee and iced tea are provided. Snacks will be available at intermission. There is no charge to attend but donations will be accepted.

Reedsville UMC to host movie

REEDSVILLE — The Reedsville United Methodist Church will hold a free movie night at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

The film shown will be “The Impossible.”

Special service held at Stony Run Feb. 10

McALISTERVILLE — Gary Krabill will share at 10:15 a.m. Feb. 10 at Stony Run Mission Church, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville.

Landis to share at service Feb. 17

McALISTERVILLE — Ron Landis will share at 10:15 a.m. Feb. 17 at Stony Run Mission Church, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville.

Billy Graham’s life

featured in film

BELLEVILLE — “An Extraordinary Journey,” will be shown at 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17, at Big Valley Brethren in Christ Church.

The moving new film release from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, tells the story of the Rev. Billy Graham’s life and ministry.

The church is located at 81 Wagner St., Belleville. For direction or information, call (717) 935-5052.

New church to hold informational meeting

MIFFLINTOWN — Grace and Truth Presbyterian Church will hold an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Juniata County Library’s community room. The church is part of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church.

Revival services held in McAlisterville

McALISTERVILLE — Revival services with Mike Moore will be held Feb. 24-27. Services will be 9:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at Stony Run Mission Church, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville.

Sacred Heart to host Bible study

LEWISTOWN — Sacred Heart of Jesus Church will begin adult Bible study at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26, in the Parish office at 9 N. Brown St., Lewistown. The afterlife will be studied. Pick up materials at the parish office. A $20 donation is appreciated. All are welcome. Contact the Parish office for more information: (717) 242-2781.

Reedsville UMC to host dessert auction

REEDSVILLE –Reedsville United Methodist Church, 60 E. Logan Street, will host a dessert auction at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 24.

Attendees can get a sample of each dessert for $1 and a chance to bid on their favorite. Proceeds go to the church improvement fund.

Hymn sing held in Burnham Feb. 24

BURNHAM — Windy Hill Bible Church will be holding a hymn sing from 6-7 p.m. Feb. 24. Refreshments and fellowship will follow.

Weekly prayer

breakfasts set

PORT ROYAL — Men’s prayer breakfasts are set for 7 a.m. on the following dates. The meals will be served at the Port Royal community building, 212 4th Street.

¯March 9 — Stew Kehler of Matamoras Methodist Church

¯March 16 — The Rev. Warren Peacher, retired pastor

¯March 23 — Mark Pertner of St. Paul Lutheran Church

¯March 30 — The Rev. Mike Neiman of Shamokin Dam Baptist

¯April 6 — The Rev. Leroy Yoder of Shade Mountain Fellowship

¯April 13 — The Rev. Dave Gingrich of Delaware Mennonite Church

¯April 20 — The Rev. Ken Hepner of Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ

Granville UMC hosts bus trip to Lancaster

LANCASTER — Granville United Methodist Church is hosting a bus trip to see “Jesus,” the musical, at Sight and Sound Theater and a supper at Shady Maple Smorgasbord on Saturday, March 16.

There is a $20 deposit. The trip is $147 per adult and $98 per child age 4-10. Final payment is due Feb. 15.

The trip will depart from the Mifflin County Library at 9 a.m. Attendees will arrive at Shady Maple Smorgasbord and Gift Shop at 11:30 a.m. and go to Sight and Sound Theater at 3 p.m. For ticket information, call Deb Kohler at (717) 348-1590.

Mended Heart to

perform at Stony Run

McALISTERVILLE –Mended Heart will sing at 6 p.m. March 10 at Stony Run Mission Church, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville.

Jim Weller to share

during service

McALISTERVILLE — Jim Weller will share at 6 p.m. March 31 at Stony Run Mission Church, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville.

Juniata Mennonite School hosts supper

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata Mennonite School will hold a ham supper 2-7 p.m., Friday, May 3, at Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ Church, 287 Deerville Road, Mifflintown. Purchase tickets or walk-ins welcome.

Correspondence course offered

LEWISTOWN — World Bible School correspondence courses will be offered through Lewistown Church of Christ. Anyone interested may email, or write 301 South Pine St., Lewistown.

Local pastors invited to submit messages

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 Erin Thompson at or (717) 248-6741, ext. 117. Sermons should be limited to 1,000 words; exceptions may be made at the editor’s discretion.