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CROP walk scheduled for Juniata County
MIFFLINTOWN - The Juniata County Ministerium is still looking for a coordinator for the Juniata County CROP Walk. Interested individuals should call Graham Fowler at 463-3138.
The 2014 CROP Walk will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 5 at Walker Township Park. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Everyone organization interested in walking is asked to pick up an information packet at 8 p.m. Aug. 6 at St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, Licking Creek.
Public invited to
LEWISTOWN - Father William M. Weary, pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Lewistown, and St. Jude Thaddeus Church, Mifflintown, invites area residents to investigate the Catholic church. Classes to join the church begin in the fall, but an initial conversation with the pastor is encouraged.
Call Weary at 242-2781 for more information. There is no obligation to continue full membership.
Churches to present special music services
YEAGERTOWN - Yeagertown United Methodist Church and Rhodes Memorial Church will host special music during services this summer. The following guests will present music at 9:15 a.m. at Yeagertown UMC, on Mann Avenue in Yeagertown:
Sunday - William Billett;
July 27 - Thiel family;
Aug. 3 - Harley Speece;
Aug. 10 - YUM children's bell choir.
Grove Memorial UMC hosting special music
LEWISTOWN - Molly Sellers will be the musical guest during a worship service set for 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Grove Memorial United Methodist Church, in Lewistown. Rick Alderton will be the musical guest on July 27 at the same time and place.
Detweiler family will present music program
LEWISTOWN - Micah Detweiler and his family will present a musical program at 7 p.m. Sunday at Mattawana Mennonite Church, in Lewistown.
'Gospel Strings' to present concert
LEWISTOWN - The Gospel Strings will present an evening of bluegrass-style gospel music at 7 p.m. July 27 at Ellen Chapel Church, 11764 Ferguson Valley Road, Lewistown. A free-will offering will be received, and light refreshments will be served. Call 250-4047 for more information.
Terrific Tuesday camp held every Tuesday
BELLEVILLE - Terrific Tuesday, a summer day camp program, is set to be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. weekly on Tuesdays through July 29 at the Belleville Playground. Camp is for children in pre-K through fifth grades.
The theme for this year's camp is "Wonderfully made," taken from Psalm 139.
To pre-register, visit www.locustgrovemc.org and click on "Children's Ministries." There is no fee for the program.
Call the church at 935-2164 for more information.
'Unusual Suspects' to perform at Lake Park
LEWISTOWN - R.B. Powell and family, an instrumental group known as "Unusual Suspects" is scheduled to perform during the 10:45 a.m. worship service on July 20 at Lake Park United Methodist Church. The church is located on the corner of West Fourth Street and Crystal Springs Avenue.
First Baptist hosting community picnic
MIFFLINTOWN - First Baptist Church will host a Sunday School Picnic, beginning with a concert by the Skyline Boys at 4 p.m. July 27 at the Mifflintown Park. A picnic meal will be held after the concert. Hot dogs and rolls will be provided. Guests are encouraged to bring a hot and cold dish to share. Guests also should bring beverages, place settings and lawn chairs for their own family. A ballgame will be held after the meal. Bring your own equipment.
If it rains, the picnic will be moved to the Family Ministry Center at the church, on Route 35, one mile north of Mifflintown.
Lutheran church to host 'Sunday Sundaes'
REEDSVILLE - The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Reedsville will host its annual Sunday Evening Sundaes event at 6 p.m. July 27 at Bender Park, in Reedsville. Guests are invited to create their own ice cream sundaes. There will be games for the young and young at heart. Music will be provided by Greg Devecchis.
Local hymn sing to benefit health clinic
BELLEVILLE - A Big Valley Community Hymn Sing is set for 7-8:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at Big Valley Brethren in Christ Church, in Belleville. An offering will be received for the Central Pennsylvania Clinic for Special Children and Adults. Donations are tax deductible and will be matched by the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. For more information, call at 935-2327.
Pastors invited to write columns
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 Julianne Cahill at email@example.com or 248-6741, ext. 127.