Religion

Lewistown Assembly of God names interim pastors

New Life Assembly of God Church announced this week that Pastors Michael Bailey and Wes Clemmer will work together as interim pastors at Lewistown Assembly of God, covering preaching and teaching responsibilities until a new pastor is found. The pastor position was left vacant earlier this ...

Pastor invites residents to ‘come home’

You and I were made with a homing instinct that yearns for a homecoming. To be sure, we have become a people often on the move. We fly, we drive, we bus, we boat, we bike all over the world. How many of us now live in the “hometown” we grew up in? How many of us root for favorite ...

Ministerium seeks participants for CROP Walk

MIFFLINTOWN - The Juniata County Ministerium needs folks to step up for those who are hungry. The CROP Walk is held each year in Mifflintown in October, and the number of participants the past few years has been on the decline, said Pastor Graham Fowler, treasurer for the ministerium and ...

Lewistown Calvary Church to offer financial courses based on Bible

LEWISTOWN — A 9-week Bible-based program that promotes good money management practices will begin Sept. 19 at Calvary Church, 111 E. Third St., Lewistown. Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University classes, a video-based training will be offered at 7 p.m. every Thursday through Nov. 14 at ...

Different personalities worship in different ways

Remember them, O my God. Nehemiah 13:29 In the last article we considered the prayers of righteous people in the Old Testament. It seems that God made different people with different personalities to glorify Him in different ways. God has gifted us in various ways so that we can minister in ...

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Sleep can be a factor in kids’ bad behavior

Question: My kids (2nd and 4th graders) are both really smart, and they seem to get along well with peers and teachers. But occasionally they go through rough patches where they’re moody and just not keeping up with schoolwork the way I know they can. What can I do? Jim: There could be ...

Pastor at Lewistown Assembly of God retires

LEWISTOWN — After 54 years in ministry, and 11 years with Lewistown Assembly of God, Lewistown, The Rev. Dennis Sproull has retired from his position as pastor of the church. Sproull’s last day with the church was Sept. 1. While at Lewistown Assembly of God, Sproull led the church in a ...

O, The Blessedness of those who mourn

Matt 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.” Mourn: Grieve over loss. To grieve over lack of closeness to the Lord. To have sorrow because you’ve let other things take precedence over knowing Him better and over walking closer with Him. Isaiah 26 talks about ...