Religion briefs

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinelás 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.


Ministry to support single moms

BELLEVILLE — The Mifflin County Single Moms Care and Support Group will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays at New Life Church Cafe, 101 Beech St., Burnham from Sept. 10, 2021 to May 27, 2022.

Dinner is served from 6:30 to 7 p.m. for mothers and children. Child care runs from 7 to 8 p.m. while mothers meet in a group. For more information, call or text (717) 437-4946.

Stony Run to host events

McALISTERVILLE — Stony Run Mission Church, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville, will offer the following programs:

•May 8 — No evening service

•May 15 — Hymn sing with Mike Neimond at 6 p.m.

•May 20 — Hymn sing/concert with Chosen Road at 7 p.m.

•May 22 — Dave Dowe will share at 6 p.m.

•May 29 — No evening service

UMC to host Bible study

LEWISTOWN — First Bakers United Methodist Church will host a Bible study every Wednesday at 7 p.m. They will also host a youth group for individuals under age 18 on the first Thursday of each month, except July.

Schrader to host speakers

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

•May 8 — Bill Romig

•May 15 — Mike Bailey

•May 22 — Bobbi Kuhns

•May 29 — Anthony Carpenter and Bernard Carpenter

Promise Ranch to hold open house

McALISTERILLE — Promise Ranch Ministries, 106 Meadow Lane, will hold its annual open house and fundraising event from noon to 5 p.m. May 7.

There will be free admission and parking. Activities for the children will include horse rides, wagon rides, critter corral and airplane candy drop. The following competitions will be held: feed sack race, three-legged race, hay bale throwing and a dummy calf roping. In addition, there will be live music, a drill team show, and a silent basket auction for the camp scholarship fund.

A concession stand will be open along with Geeás General Store. For more information, call (717) 463-0113, email prm@promiseranchministries.com or visit www.promiseranchministries.com

Prison ministry to host banquet

BELLEVILLE — Gospel Echoes Team Prison Ministries will host its annual banquet at 6:30 p.m. May 9 at Belleville Mennonite School, 4105 Front Mountain Road, Belleville. A free will offering will be taken. There will be gospel music, multimedia, dinner, prison testimonies and ministry updates. For reservations, contact Josh and Cindy Rhodes at (717) 437-5357. Required tickets are $8 per person. Ages 5 and under are free.

Church to show ‘The Chosen’

BELLEVILLE — Maple Grove Mennonite Church will screen “The Chosen” at 6:30 p.m. May 15, 22, June 5 and 12. See the dramatization of life of the disciples and walk with Jesus. Refreshments will be provided.

Church to host

benefit concert

LEWISTOWN — St. John’s Lutheran Church, 12 N. Main St., Lewistown, will host a benefit concert to fund repairs for the church’s roof at 3 p.m. May 22.

Gospel quartet to perform at Messiah

MIFFLINTOWN — Messiah Lutheran Church will host Grace Gospel Quartet during 10:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday, May 22.

Summer camps return to East Kish

REEDSVILLE — Summer day camps at East Kishacoquillas Presbyterian Church, 100 Walnut Street, Reedsville, will be held at no cost to campers. To register a child, or for more information, call Gail Wagner at (717) 667-6526. Grades refer to grade that child has completed. Camps will be offered as follows:

•Art Camp — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 20-24, grades 3 and up, lunch is provided;

•Computer Camp — 1 to 5:30 p.m. July 11-15. grades 4 and up, snack provided;

•Kids Camp — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 18-22, kindergarten through grade 2, lunch provided;

•Sewing Camp — 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 25-29, grade 4 and up, lunch provided.

Centre Lutheran to host day camp

MIFFLINTOWN — A summer day camp sponsored by Centre Lutheran Church, Mifflintown in partnership with Camp Mount Luther will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 20-24 daily at the church. Kids who have completed kindergarten through sixth grades are invited to come and experience outdoor ministries close to home. Staff from Camp Mount Luther and volunteers from the congregation will be on hand to bring fun, fellowship, and the love of God through our day camp program. Day camp includes games, sports, Bible study, singing, crafts and worship. Call (717) 436-8916 for more information and to register by June 10.

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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