Religion

Vacation Bible School

The Sentinel invites area churches to submit announcements for Vacation Bible School. Send information to Julianne Cahill, religion editor, at jcahill@lewistownsentinel.com or call 248-6741, ext. 117. ¯¯¯ ¯Salvation Army of Lewistown — 6-8 p.m. Aug. 14-18, “Hero Central,” at the ...

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Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Julianne Cahill at 248-6741 or by email at jcahill@lewistownsentinel. com. Items also may be faxed to 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items should arrive to ...

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The former Derry Elementary School gymnasium is being transformed into Centre Union Church’s new sanctuary. The pastor hopes the church is using the facility full time by Thanksgiving.

Work in progress

YEAGERTOWN — The Lewistown church that is renovating the former Derry Elementary School in Yeagertown is making progress this summer. Centre Union Church currently exists along Caldwell Hill Road. The congregation is working its way into its new location at the former elementary ...

From a woman of sorrows

The story of Jacob’s marital trials resonated with me as a youth. The romance begins when boy (on the run from a vengeful brother who wanted to kill him) meets girl and wants her. Rachel was, Scripture pointedly notes, “beautiful of form and face.” So destiny forms in time with the ...

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Music, Bible study and children’s activities are underway during the annual campmeeting at Island Grove Campground, off Doe Run Road in Mexico, Pa.

Visit Island Grove for annual campmeeting

MEXICO — For most folks, August means summer is almost over — the days are getting shorter, the last few weeks of vacation are moving too fast and the back-to-school sales are starting to pop up. But for Island Grove campers, a week full of fellowship, worship services and getting back to ...

Vacation Bible school

The Sentinel invites area churches to submit announcements for Vacation Bible School. Send information to Julianne Cahill, religion editor, at jcahill@lewistownsentinel.com or 248-6741, ext. 117. Include the date, time, program theme, age of participants and location. ¯¯¯ Aug. ...

Religion calendar

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Julianne Cahill at 248-6741 or by email at jcahill@lewistownsentinel. com. Items also may be faxed to 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth St., Lewistown, PA 17044. Items should arrive to ...

St. Mark’s church offers several community outreach programs

LEWISTOWN —Coming from a previous church that had one food distribution a month, Rev. John T. Harwood is happy to tell people about St. Mark’s Episcopal Church’s food bank, Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard. The program provides food items for the residents of Mifflin County without regard to ...

Religion calendar

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Julianne Cahill at 248-6741 or by email at jcahill@lewistownsentinel. com. Items also may be faxed to 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items should arrive to ...

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When in Rome

REEDSVILLE — It’s not every day you can explore the ins and outs of a Roman marketplace and still manage to get home by bed time. Kish Valley Grace Brethren Church made that possible this week. The church hosted “Rome: Paul and the Underground Church,” a vacation Bible school that ...