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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 ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...

All over creation

MOUNT UNION — About 15,000 people from across the east coast came together for a week of worship and music during the faith-based Creation Festival 201 at Agape Farm, June 26 to 29. Headliners for the 41st annual festival included Elevation Worship, Kari Jobe, Tenth Avenue North, ...

‘You’re welcome’ at newly-named Mifflintown church

MIFFLINTOWN — The new pastor at the church building on 1578 Cedar Springs Road in Mifflintown believes people need to know they belong when they enter the facility. The Rev. Jeffrey A. Henry and his wife Jody believe in this so much that they had the words “You Belong Here” painted ...

Planting the seeds of faith

Yesterday was quite a busy day on the farm, to say the least. As I collapsed into bed last night, I thought back over the day. It was a typical day, or should I say atypical? I had much weeding to do in the garden and yard, after weddings and graduations — much catch up. And I paid for ...

Roar!

Sentinel photo by TIM SHUMAKER On June 19, the 7 Mountain Jeeps visited the Calvary Bible Church to participate in their ‘Roar’ themed Vacation Bible School. Boys and girls in attendance were able to check out the rides and ask questions about the Jeeps.

Area churches host VBS

Paintersville CMA LEWISTOWN — Paintersville Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 3195 Back Maitland Road, Lewistown, is having The Incredible Race Vacation Bible School” 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesday evenings July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7 and 14 for preschool to eighth grade. ...

Good news

Submitted photo The McClure First United Methodist’s Good News Club planted a community garden again this year as a mission for the community. The youth group hopes to take God’s bounty and harvest to help folks in need of fresh produce again as they did last year. The Good News Club ...

New Testament in perspective

Do you understand what you are reading? Acts 8:30b I remember Sunday school classes and Bible school where they talked about Jesus and the reaction of the political and religious leaders of His day. As a child, I could grasp the threat the political leaders felt when they heard about a new ...

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 ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...

150 years

ALLENSVILLE — Current and former members of the Allensville Mennonite Church will travel from as far as Spain to participate in the church’s 150th anniversary celebration June 29 and 30. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m., Saturday, with welcome and prayer by Bob Zook. A meal will then ...