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St. John’s drops in-person services
LEWISTOWN — St. John’s Lutheran Church in downtown Lewistown will have no in-person worship on Sunday, Nov. 22, and Sunday, Nov. 29.
Church book can be preordered
LEWISTOWN — The Sentinel’s 11th limited edition keepsake book, “Keeping the Faith: Churches of the Juniata Valley,” is available for preorder. Churches and individuals who allowed us to use materials to produce the book — which profiles more than 30 houses of worship in Mifflin and Juniata counties — may pick them up from Lifestyles Editor Jeff Fishbein between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at The Sentinel office in Pleasant Acres.
The book, which combines historical text and photos from participating churches, is expected to be ready for delivery in several weeks, in time for Christmas. There’s still plenty of time to order the book, which costs $24.95 plus tax and shipping. Those interested may order in person at our office, 352 Sixth St., Lewistown, by phone at (717) 248-6741 or on The Sentinel’s website at www.lewistownsentinel.com.
Schrader UM to host special speakers
REEDSVILLE — Schrader United Methodist Church will host the following Sunday speakers during the church’s 8:30 a.m. services:
¯Nov. 22 — Molly Phillips
¯Nov. 29 — Eric Packard
Stony Run to host special services
McALISTERVILLE — Stony Run Mission, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville, will host the following special services:
¯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.
International Gift Sale date set
MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata Valley International Gifts Sale will be held at Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ Church, Mifflintown, Nov. 20 and 21.
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 email@example.com.