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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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Ministerium to host outdoor service

McALISTERVILLE — The McAlisterville Ministerium will hold the Fayette Community Outdoor Church Service at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1, at the Lost Creek Community Park, 137 School St., followed by an Ice Cream Social at 7 p.m. Please bring a lawn chair.

The Lore Family, (thelorefamilyministries.com), a southern Gospel family singing group, will perform at the Fayette Community Carnival, 137 School St., McAlisterville, at 7 and 8:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7. They will also perform at Bunkertown Brethren Church, 52 Bunkertown Road, McAlisterville at 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8, at the worship service.

Church hosts back to school bash

REEDSVILLE — Mountain View Chapel, 104 Shelly Dr., Reedsville, will host a Back to School Bash from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. The event will include games, prizes and food for children preschool to sixth grade. Families may leave children at the church or stay and enjoy the fun.

Church to host upcoming events

BELLEVILLE — Watts Memorial United Methodist Church, at the corner of Walnut and Greet streets, will host the following events at its 9 a.m. worship services with Pastor Steve Swigart:

¯Aug 15: Greenwood Furnace Outdoor Church at 10:30 a.m. with meal to follow. There will also be a service at Watts Church at 9 a.m.

¯Aug 29: Homecoming at Watts Memorial. Family and friends are invited back to church for a reunion and rally to begin the fall program at 9 a.m.

¯Sept. 12: Sunday School for youth and adult class in the Fellowship Hall along with continuation of the Willing Workers Class in the sanctuary

¯Sept 19: 5 to 7 p.m. Buffalo Mountain Bluegrass Concert for the community on church lawn (or inside if questionable weather) with refreshments.

Church to host special speakers

REEDSVILLE — Schrader United Methodist Church will host the following special speakers during its services:

¯Aug. 1 — Bradley Kauffman

¯Aug. 8 — Bill Romig

¯Aug. 15 — John Hughes

¯Aug. 22 — Chip Baumgardner

¯Aug. 29 — Bobbi Kuhns

Church Hill to

screen ‘The Chosen’

REEDSVILLE — Church Hill United Methodist Church, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville, is showing season 1 Of “The Chosen” series. “The Chosen” is a new telling of the life of Jesus and his disciples. All are invited to attend. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. every Thursday to the end of August. Study guides are included for each week.

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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