Religion

Be mine

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Lucia Sechrist, of Lewistown, creates a Valentine at Highland Park Presbyterian’s Community Valentine Party Sunday. The event included fellowship, refreshments, family games and crafts.

Diocese marks 150th anniversary

HARRISBURG — On March 3, 1868, Pope Pius IX issued a decree establishing the Diocese of Harrisburg. A celebration of the 150th anniversary will kick off with weekend events on March 2 and 3 at Holy Name of Jesus parish, 6150 Allentown Boulevard, Harrisburg. Bishop Ronald W. Gainer, the ...

Turn to God for healing

I do not normally get involved with the political realm, but I am so tired of reading news articles where people blaming God for what He did not do. We live in a society in which many claim He does not even exist, while others cry out for prayer for hurting people to a God who is supposedly ...

Breaking down society

This past week, my husband and I had the trip of a lifetime. We visited Florida. We had never been there, and I have to say that I left a piece of my heart in Florida. Oh, the 84 degree temperatures where amazing. The warm sunshine was magnificent. The scenery was more than I could imagine. The ...

Bible study offered

Lewistown Church of Christ is offering correspondence Bible studies by mail to anyone interested. Those interested in studying the Word of God can either text their name, address and phone number to (415) 310-2227 or email lewistowncoc@gmail.com.

Religion calendar

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Program returns March 16

LEWISTOWN —Those who feel society is lying to teenagers about sex will have the platform March 16 in Lewistown. The Silver Ring Thing is returning to Calvary Bible Church. The event was held at the church in 2011, said the church’s Pastor of Adult Ministries Bob March. This year’s ...

Strive to enter

Matthew 7, Jesus has just preached His famous “sermon on the mount.” He demonstrates a relationship with God by which people are changed from the inside out. Attitudes and actions are affected by this relationship as people are conformed into His image. This work of God is characterized ...

Doctor to speak on opioid epidemic

REEDSVILLE — Dr. James Peightel will speak at the Reedsville Presbyterian Church on the topic “The Christian Response to the Opiate Epidemic.” The service begins at 11 a.m. Feb. 25 and will be followed by a light luncheon. Peightel, originally from Shippensburg, received his ...

A new chapter

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clapping and singing along to a klezmer duet, dozens of Jewish university students in Oakland and their guests welcomed the arrival of a 300-year-old Torah scroll last week. The scroll had served generations in a Polish Jewish community, survived the Holocaust hidden in a ...