Religion calendar

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Association to host spaghetti dinner

ALFARATA — The Alfarata Cemetery Association is holding its annual spaghetti dinner to raise funds for care of the cemetery from 4 to 7 p.m. today at St. Mark Lutheran Church. The church is located at the crossroads in Alfarata, approximately seven miles from Lewistown on US Highway 522 North.

There will be all-you-can-eat spaghetti, salad, rolls, drinks and cake available by donation. Takeout will be available for an extra donation. Information: facebook.com/StMarkAlfarata.

Tabernacle Church hosts Gospel Jubilee

MOUNT UNION — Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, 202 W. Walnut St., Mount Union, will host Gospel Jubilee 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today. Food will be available. Attendees are asked to bring a lawn chair.

Shavuoth observed June 8-10

Shavuoth, the Festival of Weeks, is the second of three major festivals with both agriculture and historical significance. It commemorates the time when the first fruits were harvested and brought to the temple. Historically, it celebrates the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai.

Shavuoth will be observed June 8 to 10. Although no services will be held in Lewistown, Yiskor will be recited on June 10 for those attending services elsewhere.

Yeagertown UMC to host special music

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

¯June 9: Jacinda Varner

¯June 16: Richard “Rick” Alderton

¯June 23: Anna Rowles

¯June 30: Carol Bowers

¯July 7: Jane Piper

¯July 14: Rex Goss

¯July 21: Isaiah of the Thiel family

¯July 28: Richard Burns

¯Aug. 4: The YUM Men

¯Aug. 11: Thiel and Andrea Kauffman

¯Aug. 18: Pastor Rachel Horst

Matt Werner to share during special service

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

Reedsville UMC to host free movie night

REEDSVILLE –Reedsville United Methodist Church will hold a movie night at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Refreshments will be served. The film will be “Same Kind of Different as Me.” All are welcome.

Missionaries to speak at Strodes Mills

LEWISTOWN — Dan and Elizabeth Ransom, missionaries to Perugia, Italy, will speak at the Strodes Mills Baptist Church of Lewistown at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

Church to host gospel bluegrass concert

MIFFLINTOWN — The Werner Family Band from Mount Joy will present a concert of traditional gospel bluegrass at Lost Creek Mennonite Church, 2682 Long Road, Mifflintown at 7 p.m. Sunday. A free will offering will be taken.

Schrader UMC to host special speakers

REEDSVILLE — Schrader United Methodist Church will host the following special speakers:

June 9: Jack Armstrong

June 16: John Hughes

June 23: Barbara Mannino

June 30: Molly Phillips

Presbyterian Church hosts camps

REEDSVILLE — East Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church of Reedsville will hold summer day camps in the church’s basement free of charge. They include lunch and a snack. Camps are as follows:

¯Computer programming: 1-6 p.m. June 10 to 14. Participants should have completed fourth grade.

¯Art camp: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 17 to 21. There will be two sessions for different age groups. For children who have completed kindergarten and older.

¯Science camp: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 8 to 12. There will be two sessions for different age groups. Campers will engage in experiments and observe reactions. For children who have completed kindergarten and older.

¯Noah camp: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 15 to 19. Campers learn about water, building an ark and other activities. For children who have completed kindergarten and older.

¯Cooking camp: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 22 to 26. Campers will make international desserts. Samples will be sent home. For children who have completed kindergarten and older.

¯Sewing camp: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 29 to Aug. 2. Campers projects, including reading pillows, bags and cell phone pillows. Participants must have completed fourth grade and older.

Missions yard sale slated June 15

MILROY — The annual mission yard sale will he held 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15 at 246 S. Main St., Milroy. Proceeds benefit worldwide missions. There will be low prices and free hot dogs and water available.

Church planning

Father’s Day service

McALISTERVILLE — Pastor Jacob Tanner will share in a Father’s Day service at 9:15 a.m. June 16 at Stony Run Mission Church, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville.

Re-Creation to

perform in Reedsville

REEDSVILLE — Re-Creation, a group of dynamic young people who present both religious and family-oriented music, will perform at 7 p.m. June 23 at Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 East Logan St., Reedsville. A free will offering will be received, going toward the ministry of Re-Creation.

Church to celebrate 150th anniversary

ALLENSVILLE — Allensville Mennonite Church will celebrate its 150th anniversary on June 29 and 30. There will be a meal at 6 p.m. Saturday followed by a service including music and sharing of memories. On Sunday, there will be activities planned during Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. and the morning service at 10:30 a.m., and a meal at noon. An afternoon session will be held 1 to 2:15 p.m. that focuses on highlights of the church’s missions involvement in recent years. Horse-drawn carriage rides are planned from 4 to 5:30 p.m. A meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. Activities conclude with a 7 p.m. service, focusing on the church’s recent history and what God may have in story for the church’s future.

Service held at Evendale Ball Field

McALISTERVILLE — Stony Run Mission Church will holds its June 30 service at Evendale Ball Field at 6 p.m. with Nottingham Four singing. It rains, the service will be held at the church.

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

Hymn sing held June 30

BURNHAM — Windy Hill Bible Church in Burnham will host its monthly hymn sing 6 to 7 p.m. on June 30 with fellowship and snacks to follow.

East Kishacoquillas Lutheran celebrates 200 years

MILROY –The East Kishacoquillas Lutheran Parish will celebrate 200 years with an 11 a.m. worship service on Aug. 25 at Reeds Gap State Park, New Lancaster Valley, Pavilion 2. It will be followed by lunch at 12:30 p.m. The East Kishacoquillas Lutheran Parish 200 year history program will be held at 2:30 p.m. Chicken will be provided by the parish for lunch. Attendees are asked to bring a covered dish to share, their own drinks, lawn chairs and bug spray. Transportation is available to those needing a ride.

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

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