Religion calendar

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Schrader UMC to host special speakers

REEDSVILLE — Schrader United Methodist Church will host the following speakers throughout the month of May:

May 12: Teresa Ellinger

May 19: Wes Clemmer

May 26: Bradley Kauffman

Ellen Chapel to host May coffee house

REEDSVILLE — The May Coffee House at Ellen Chapel Church will be held Saturday evening with the Reedsville Slickers providing the music at 7 p.m. At 8:15, the Brush Mountain Band will entertain with a variety of music.

Attendees are invited to enjoy a cup of coffee or iced tea while listening to the music. A snack will be provided at intermission. There is no charge to attend but donations will be accepted.

Pine Glen hosts grief session in Lewistown

LEWISTOWN — Pine Glen Christian and Missionary Alliance is hosting a 13-week GriefShare session, 4-6 p.m. Sundays through June 9. The church is located at 1058 state Route 103 N., Lewistown.

Sessions will include: “Is this Normal,” “The Journey of Grief,” “Stuck in Grief,” “Why?,” “Challenges of Grief” and “What do I live for now.” Information: (717) 899-6900 or (717) 242-4417.

Mother’s and Father’s Day tea offered

MILROY — A Mother’s and Father’s Day tea and luncheon will be held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 11 at Milroy United Methodist Church, 91 S. Main St., Milroy. Join for lunch with music and music trivia provided by special guest, Bill Peightel. The event is free, but registration is requested by calling (717) 667-3778.

Mother’s Day service held at Stony Run

McALISTERVILLE — Pastor Nick Smith will share during a Mother’s Day service held at 9:15 a.m. May 12 at Stony Run Mission, 2825 Evendale Hill Road. No evening service will be held.

Remington Ryde to perform at Windy Hill

BURNHAM — Windy Hill Bible Church will host Remington Ryde, the Bluegrass Gospel Group, at 6 p.m. May 12.

Remington Ryde at Milroy Alliance

MILROY– Remington Ryde will be singing at Milroy Alliance Church at 10:45 a.m. Mother’s Day, May 12 A free community meal will follow. RSVP for meal at (717) 667-6846 by May 9. All are welcome.

Special speaker at Fairview Evangelical

THREE SPRINGS — The Fairview Evangelical Church, near Saltillo, will have special speaker Paul Zook on Mother’s Day, May 12 during its 10:30 a.m. worship service.

First Church hosts hymn sing

LEWISTOWN — A hymn sing will be held at 7 p.m. May 14 at First Church of the Brethren, 134 Shaw Ave., Lewistown.

Freedom UM to host coffee house

BURNHAM — Freedom United Methodist Church will host a coffee house at 6:30 p.m. May 16. Entertainment will be brother/sister act Buffalo Mountain Bluegrass Band, of Newport. They will perform a variety of music, including bluegrass, country, folk, Scottish Irish, Canadian and Civil War music. Snacks will be provided. A free will offering will be taken.

Windy Hill to host hymn sign

BURNHAM — Windy Hill Bible Church will hold a hymn sing at 6 p.m. May 26. Fellowship and snacks will follow.

Special music at

McClure First UMC

McCLURE — True Heart Gospel Singers will perform at 10 a.m. May 19 at McClure First United Methodist Church, 12 West Specht St. McClure. Lunch will be provided. All are welcome.

Quartet to perform

at Bunkertown Church

McALISTERVILLE — Gloryway Quartet will perform at Bunkertown Church of the Brethren at 7 p.m. May 24. A free will offering will be accepted.

Quartet to perform in McAlisterville

McALISTERVILLE — The Lefevre Quartet will perform 7 p.m. May 30 at Bunkertown Church of the Brethren. A free will offering will be accepted for the concert.

Needham’s to sing during service

McALISTERVILLE — The Needham’s will be singing at 6 p.m. June 2 at Stony Run Mission, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville.

St. Paul’s to host Gospel concert

MIDDLEBURG — St. Paul’s (Erdley’s) Lutheran Church, 2337 Erdley’s Church Road, Middleburg, will host an outdoor Gospel concert on June 2. The Wehry Family will perform at 2 p.m. and Mended Heart will perform at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served. The event will be held outside in the picnic grove. Bring a lawn chair. Attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable food item. Information: (570) 374-5535.

Stony Run hosts

Children’s Day service

McALISTERVILLE — Matt Werner will share during a Children’s Day service at 10:15 a.m. June 9 at Stony Run Mission Church, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville.

Special music


YEAGERTOWN — Yeagertown United Methodist Church will provide special music during the following 10:45 a.m. services:

¯June 2: Terry Bubb

¯June 9: Jacinda Varner

¯June 16: Richard “Rick” Alderton

¯June 23: Anna Rowles

¯June 30: Carol Bowers accompanied by Marcie Barber

¯July 7: Jane Piper

¯July 14 Rex Goss

¯July 21: Isaiah of the Thiel family

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.