Religion

Upcoming Easter services

Lewistown Presbyterian Church LEWISTOWN — A family Easter event will be held at 8:45 a.m. Saturday. A sunrise Easter service will be held at 7:30 a.m. Sunday at Mount Rock Cemetery. This will be followed by an adult study group at 9 a.m. Children’s choir rehearsal will be held at 10 ...

Cross built and donated to church

McCLURE — The Wagner United Church, located one-half mile north of the Point Store on Route 522 N., near McClure, now has a new cross with a flame on the side of the building. The symbol represents a United Methodist Church. Mindy Campbell, a member of the church suggested the cross ...

Missing Easter’s meaning

Looking through the selection of Easter cards at a few local stores, I was disappointed by how little the most important message of Easter is part of the celebration. One card summed up the total loss of meaning of the celebration with the statement on the front of the card, “Happy Shove ...

Local church to show ‘Virgil’s Wedding’

RICHFIELD — Reservations are being accepted for “Virgil’s Wedding,” a dinner theater performance which will be held at Richland Life Ministries Church. Four performances will be held, with showtimes at 6:30 p.m. April 13, 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. April 14 and 5 p.m. April 15. A ...

Upcoming Lent/Easter services

Lewistown Presbyterian Church LEWISTOWN — Lewistown Presbyterian Church will hold its worship services at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. A Maundy Thursday service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Baraca room. A light supper and communion will be held, then attendees will go to the ...

Religion calendar

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A friend in Jesus

Good morning beloved readers. This is that day that the Lord has made and we will rejoice and be glad in it. What a blessing! The choice to rejoice! I’m always telling people that God’s supply is never dry. That sure knowledge keeps me fighting the good fight. We are special in ...

Valley View welcomes chaplain

BELLEVILLE — Residents of Valley View Retirement Community can look forward to seeing a new face throughout its facilities. Valley View hosted a retirement party last week for Gerald Peachey, the facility’s former pastor, and welcomed its new chaplain, Pastor Vaughn Kanagy. “It has ...

‘Prayer is important’

REEDSVILLE — Psychiatrist Dr. Jim Peightel did not have a message of spiritual answers for the opioid epidemic plaguing the nation when he spoke at East Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church last week. He instead presented the facts as to how we as a nation, state and community got to where we ...

The leading lady

Text: Exodus 1:8-2:15 In Micah 6:4 there is an interesting statement. Micah, the prophet, speaking for God, says, “For I brought you up from the land of Egypt, I redeemed you from the house of bondage and I sent before you Moses and Aaron and Miriam.” I find that interesting because He ...