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Schrader church to host speakers
REEDSVILLE — Schrader United Methodist Church will host the following speakers during 8:30 a.m. services:
¯May 2 — Teresa Williams
¯May 9 — Bobbi Kuhns
¯May 16 — Chip Baumgardner
¯May 23 — Dennis Hetrick
¯May 30 — Bradley Kauffman
Grief support available locally
McVEYTOWN — GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. GriefShare held for 13 weeks with the first program 6 to 8 p.m. April 8 at the Pine Glen Alliance Church near McVeytown. The group is led by caring people who have experienced grief and want to help you through the difficult days ahead. For more information, visit pineglencma.org or contact Donna Youtzy at (717) 543-8968, Deb Mitchell at (717) 437-1079 or Denny Getz at (717) 348-0499
Stony Run to host special speakers
McALISTERVILLE — Stony Run Mission Church, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, will host the following events:
¯May 6 — National Day of Prayer. Gathering at the church for prayer at 7 a.m.
¯May 16 — Jason Voneida sharing at 6 p.m.
¯May 23 — Hymn sing at 6 p.m. with Mike Neimond
Prison Ministry to host banquet
BELLEVILLE — Gospel Echoes Team will host its annual Prison Ministry Banquet at 6:30 p.m. May 10 at Belleville Mennonite School, 4105 Front Mountain Road, Belleville.
The event will include gospel music, prison testimonies and dinner. Tickets are required at $8 per person. Ages 5 and under are free. For reservations, contact Josh and Cindy Rhodes at (717) 437-5375.
A free will offering will be received for the ministry. This event is impacted by local gathering restrictions. For more information, visit www.gospelechoes.com
Locust Grove to offer VBS
BELLEVILLE — Locust Grove Church, 3358 W. Main St., Belleville, will offer Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 27-30 for children ages 4 through grade 5. The adventure includes interactive Bible skits, games, experiments, crafts, special snacks and fun. Register online at www.locustgrovemc.org/ministries/children/
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 or (717) 248-6741, ext. 117. Sermons should be limited to 1,000 words; exceptions may be made at the editor’s discretion.