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Lost Creek Mennonite celebrates 200 years

MIFFLINTOWN — Lost Creek Mennonite Church will continue celebrating its 200 year anniversary celebration with events this weekend. At 9 a.m. today, the 42nd annual meeting of the Juniata Mennonite Historical Society Meeting will be hosted at Lost Creek and feature the church’s history. ...

Embrace total freedom

My country tis of thee, sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing. Land where my fathers died, land of the pilgrim’s pride, From every mountainside, Let freedom ring. Our freedom is sweet and it was bought for us at a terrible price. Blood was shed and many have died and are dying to give ...

David, the shepherd boy

There remains yet the youngest, and he is tending the sheep. I Samuel 16:11b In a previous article I mentioned the purpose of my writing; one of which is to make us question the things we have been taught about the Bible. We are going to consider the life of David before he became king of ...

Are you the coming one? Part 2

This is the second installment of a two-part sermon by the Rev. Dr. James Barnes. The first part was published on July 6. He is the theme of many of the Psalms. He is the king and son in Psalm 2. He is the resurrected one in Psalm 16. He is the crucified one in Psalm 22. He is the shepherd of ...

Juniata Valley churches host Vacation Bible School

Locust Run UMC THOMPSONTOWN —Locust Run United Methodist Church, between Thompsontown and Mifflintown on William Penn Highway, will hold VBS 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. July 14 to 18. The theme is “Fixer Upper: Wait till you see what God can do!” Attendees will learn about our Savior and King ...

Juniata County church welcomes associate pastor

HONEY GROVE — South Juniata Baptist has a new associate pastor who is bringing his gift of counseling to the area. Jean Francois Olivier Jean Marie, also known as “Olivier,” began his position at the church earlier in June. Olivier was born in Haiti but has lived in the United States ...

Are you the coming one?

Charles Wesley lived for 81 years in the 18th century and wrote 6,500 hymns. One of the most magnificent is titled, “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus.” The lyrics go like this: “Come Thou long expected Jesus, born to set thy people free. From our fears and sin release us, let us find our ...

When teaching children, consider Moses, David

Is there anyone in the Bible you identify with, someone who was a lot like you? I always felt I could understand the mind of David and the experiences he went through. I would like to believe that I have some good characteristics (a tiny bit) like David had; boldness, confidence in God, and ...

Juniata Valley churches host Vacation Bible School

Centre Union Church YEAGERTOWN — Centre Union Church in Yeagertown will hold Vacation Bible School 6 to 8:15 p.m. July 8 to 12 for children ages 4 to finishing sixth grade. The theme is Faith for when Life Gets Wild. Information: centreunion.church on Facebook at Centre Union Church. ...