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Family Feud Fun Day set for McVeytown
McVEYTOWN - Family Feud Fun Day is set to be held from 2-5 p.m. today at McVeytown United Methodist Church. There will be a scavenger hunt, games, music, crafts and prizes to help families learn more about Jesus. Dinner and awards will be held from 5-5:30 p.m.
New Life hosting hymn sing today
MIFFLINTOWN - A hymn sing will be held at 7 p.m. today at New Life Assembly of God Church, 1578 Cedar Springs Road, Mifflintown. Call 436-8174 for more information.
Churches to present special musicians
YEAGERTOWN - Yeagertown United Methodist Church and Rhodes Memorial Church will host special music by Miranda Shoop at 9:15 a.m. Sunday at Yeagertown UMC, on Mann Avenue in Yeagertown. Lynn Phillips, on piano, will provide music at the same time and place on Sept. 7.
Grove Memorial UMC to host special music
LEWISTOWN - Grove Memorial United Methodist Church, in Lewistown, will host special music by Matthew Proud at 10:45 a.m. Sunday.
Community worship set for county fair
PORT ROYAL - The Juniata County Fair Community Worship Service is set for 4:30 p.m. Sunday under a large tent located on the upper Juniata County Fairgrounds. Guests should bring a lawn chair. A free-will offering will be collected to benefit local charities. After initially paying the admission fee to enter the fairgrounds, individuals who are seated under the tent for the entire service will be reimbursed for the admission fee.
Hymn sing set for Bannerville church
BANNERVILLE - A hymn sing will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Bannerville Church of the Brethren. A time of fellowship will be held after the service.
Way Bible hosting Prophecy Sunday
McVEYTOWN - The Way Bible Church will host Prophecy Sunday this weekend. "The Coming Antichrist and How Isis Relates to His Agenda" is the subject of a service set for 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, located at 2777 Ferguson Valley Road, McVeytown. "The Mark of the Beast: Its Popularity, Purpose and Punishment," is the subject of the 6:30 p.m. service. Call (814) 542-8254 for more information.
Joy Seekers traveling to various locations
LEWISTOWN - Joy Seekers Bible Study will not meet on Monday, in observance of Labor Day. In the weeks following the holiday, the group will be traveling to meet at various locations. Meetings are at 6 p.m. weekly on Mondays. For more information, call 543-3324. Joy Seekers is a weekly Bible study to encourage building relationships among women.
Classes forming for Disciple Bible study
McVEYTOWN - Disciple Bible Study classes are forming for the fall. Classes will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. weekly on Tuesdays at the McVeytown United Methodist Church. Classes begin in September. Call 899-7793 or see the church's Facebook page for more information.
MOPS group starts back up Tuesday
MIFFLINTOWN - Mothers of Preschoolers will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Family Ministry Center at First Baptist Church, on Route 35 in Mifflintown. Enjoy breakfast with other moms while listening to inspiring speakers, participating in small-group discussions and getting creative with crafts and games. All moms of children birth through kindergarten are welcome to join. Mifflintown MOPS will meet at the same time every first Tuesday of the month through May. Childcare is provided. Visit mifflintownmops.wordpress.com for more information.
Adult Bible study to begin at Sacred Heart
LEWISTOWN - An adult Bible study will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Sacred Heart Church business office, 9 N. Brown St., Lewistown. Classes will be held weekly at the same time and place. The subject of the study will be David.
Fowler leading study on experiencing God
McALISTERVILLE - Graham Fowler, pastor of Lost Creek and McCoysville Presbyterian churches, will lead a 13-week study, "Experiencing God," beginning in September at both churches. An organizational meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lost Creek Presbyterian Church, in McAlisterville, and a second organizational meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at McCoysville Presbyterian Church. Meetings will continue weekly at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, respectively. Participants need a workbook, which costs $15. Call 463-3138 to register.
Fall Festival set for White Memorial
SIGLERVILLE - A Fall Festival is scheduled to be held from 4-8 p.m. Sept. 6 at White Memorial Congregational Church, of Siglerville. R.B. Powell and the Unusual Suspects will perform beginning at 6 p.m. There will be free food and games. A donation box will be available at the food stand and entertainment stage. Guests should bring lawn chairs. Contributions will be given to Shelter Services in Lewistown.
'Heaven Is For Real' to be viewed Sept. 6
MILROY - "Heaven Is For Real" will be shown at 5 p.m. Sept. 6 at Milroy Alliance Church. A picnic will be held after the movie.
Highland Park to bless backpacks
LEWISTOWN - A Blessing of the Backpacks is set for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7 at Highland Park Presbyterian Church, on the corner of Electric Avenue and Sixth Street. Teachers and students are invited to bring their backpack or school bag to worship.
Bonson and Coffee Run to play set
REEDSVILLE - Joe Bonson and Coffee Run will play an acoustic set at 10 a.m. Sept. 7 at Kish Valley Grace Brethren Church, Reedsville.
Willow providing hope through worship
LEWISTOWN - Daryl Willow will provide hope and encouragement through music, testimony and preaching God's word during a morning worship service set for 10:35 a.m. Sept. 7 at Maitland Church of the Brethren, at the intersection of Crossover Road and Route 522 North, in Lewistown.
Gospel concert set for St. Paul's church
MIDDLEBURG - A gospel music concert is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at St. Paul's (Erdley's) Lutheran Church, in Middleburg. Barry Boney and "Saving Grace" will perform first. "His Servants" is set to begin at 4 p.m.
The event will be held outside in the picnic grove. Guests should bring lawn chairs. Refreshments will be served. Call (570) 374-5535 for more information.
Family presenting musical program
LEWISTOWN - The Thiel family will present a musical program at 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at Mattawana Mennonite Church.
Church to show 'God's Not Dead'
MIFFLINTOWN - The movie "God's Not Dead" will be shown during family movie night at First Baptist Church, set for 5:15 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Family Ministry Center in Mifflintown. A free meal of pulled pork sandwiches, wings, chips and beverages will be provided.
His Servants singing at Stony Run church
KELLERVILLE - His Servants will sing at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at Stony Run Mission church.
'Turning Point' to visit Richfield church
RICHFIELD - Turning Point, a vocal group from Eastern University, in St. Davids, will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at Niemonds Independent Church, on Route 35, in Richfield. Call 694-3700 or visit www.niemonds.org for more information.
LIFT will gather Sept. 17 at Lost Creek
OAKLAND MILLS - Ladies in Fellowship Together will meet from 9-11 a.m. Sept. 17 at Lost Creek Mennonite Church, in Oakland Mills.
LIFT is a time of fellowship for women. Childcare is provided for infants up to age 5, with activities for their age groups. For more information, visit www.JuniataLIFT.blogspot.com or find Juniata Ladies in Fellowship Together on Facebook.
Blessing of animals to be held Oct. 4
LEWISTOWN - Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, in Lewistown, will celebrate the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi with a blessing of the animals. All are invited to bring their family pets to be blessed. The event will take place at 11 a.m. Oct. 4 on the rectory lawn in front of the church.
LEWISTOWN - Hearts & Hands Woman's Ministry, for women ages 18 and older, will host author and speaker Marie Monville Oct. 24 at the Pine Glen CMA Family Life Center. Dinner will be held at 6 p.m., and Monville will speak at 7:15 p.m. Cost is $11. Reservations are due by Oct. 12. Call Deb Mitchell at 242-4417 or Kimbra Weaver at (814) 542-9969 to sign up.