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Religion Briefs

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items should arrive to The Sentinel by Wednesday afternoon for publication in the Saturday edition. Submissions will be published as space allows. The editor reserves the right to edit all submissions.

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Schrader UMC to host speakers

REEDSVILLE — Schrader United Methodist Church will host the following special speakers during its 8:30 a.m. services:

¯Oct. 18 — Rick Bender with communion

¯Oct. 25 — Eric Packard

Stony Run to host special services

McALISTERVILLE — Stony Run Mission, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville, will host the following special services:

¯Oct. 18 — Lebanon Valley Gospel Band will perform at 2:30 p.m. There will be no evening service.

¯Oct. 25 — Keith Plott will share at 6 p.m.

¯Nov. 15-18 — Revival services will be held with Billy Huddleston. Sunday services will be at 9:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Services will be at 7 p.m.

¯Nov. 22 — Chosen Road will share at 10:15 a.m.

¯Nov. 29 — Jeremy Goodling will share at 6 p.m.

¯Dec. 6 — Downin Lane will share in a Christmas concert at 6 p.m.

¯Dec. 13 — A Christmas program will be held at 10:15 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Heartbeat banquet to feature speaker

NEWPORT — Heartbeat Community Services Inc. will hold its Annual Fall Banquet at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at Family Life Center, 27 West Shortcut Road, Newport.

Hors d’oeuvres will be served beginning at 5:30 p.m.

The keynote speaker will be Kate Goehringer area director for Young Life in Dauphin County. Young Life aims to train college and young adult leaders to be mentors to high school students, teaching them how to walk with high school students through the difficulties of their teenage years while teaching them about the Christian faith.

Groehringer will talk about her experience giving birth to her daughter, who was born three months premature.

Anyone interested in attending the banquet, should send their name and $20 per person to register. Teenagers may attend free, but must be registered. Checks should be made payable to Heartbeat Community Services Inc., and mailed to: Heartbeat Community Services Inc., P.O. Box 25, Millerstown, PA 17062. Reservations should be mailed by Oct. 15.

Those interested should also include the number of people who plan to attend the banquet. For more information, visit, www.facebook.com/hbeatcs/

Bunkertown to host quartet

McALISTERVILLE — Bunkertown Brethren Church will host the Tribute Quartet at 7 p.m. Oct. 16. The concert will kick off the church’s fall revival services.

On Oct. 18, Evangelist Howard Russel will share a message and music. There will be a special children’s program on Sunday morning.

A fellowship will follow the morning service.

Special music will be provided by Price Peachy and We the Prodigals at 6 p.m.

Church to host concert

McALISTERVILLE — Bunkertown Brethren Church, 52 Bunkertown Road, McAlisterville, will host a concert by Joseph Habedank at 7 p.m. Nov. 19.

A free will offering will be taken.

Date set for

International Gift Sale

MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata Valley International Gifts Sale will be held at Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ Church, Mifflintown, Nov. 20 and 21.

The sale will feature unique fair trade gifts from around the world. Those interested can become a part of the fair trade story and invest in their world.

Hours will be are 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, visit www.JuniataInternationalGiftsSale.com and follow on Facebook.

Local pastors invited to submit messages

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 Erin Thompson at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com or (717) 248-6741, ext. 117. Sermons should be limited to 1,000 words; exceptions may be made at the editor’s discretion.

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