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.


Stony Run to host events

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

•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 29 — Anthony Carpenter and Bernard Carpenter

Church to host prayer station

McAlisterville — Global Wave of Prayer will be held May 26 to June 5. Resources will be provided at Trinity Lutheran Church, McAlisterville and online. During the week, there will be a public prayer station set up at St. Peter’s Grove behind the church playground. All are welcome to pray anytime from dawn to dusk. For more information, visit www.thyingdomcome.global. There will be an ecumenical prayer service for the Ukraine at 5 p.m. June 5.

Memorial Day

service offered

VIRA — Vira Community Memorial Day service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30 at Vira United Methodist Church. Pastor Josh Randoulph will offer the message. Mark Hill and Kevin Zook will provide special music.

Camp to highlight God’s work

BELLEVILLE — Mega Sports Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 6-10, at the Belleville Playground for youth entering first grade to entering sixth grade. Sports to choose from are basketball, flag football, cheerleading, tennis, soccer or baseball/softball. Cost is $10 per child, which includes snacks and a registration gift. The event is open to the public and uses sports and teamwork to teach about God. Register at www.locustgrovemc.org/ministries/children/.

Assembly church to host speaker

LEWISTOWN — Pastor Mike Bailey will be the guest speaker at Lewistown Assembly of God Church, 160 Summit Drive, Lewistown at 6:30 p.m. June 5.

UMC to host movie night

REEDSVILLE — Reedsville United Methodist Church, 60 E Logan Street, will host a movie night at 6:30 p.m. June 12. The film is “Show Me the Father” Everyone has a unique father story. Whether positive or painful, it’s always personal and can deeply affect the core of our identity and direction of our lives. Kendrick Brothers’ “Show me the Father” is the first documentary film from the creators of “War Room,” “Overcomer” “Fireproof” and “Courageous Legacy.” Featuring a variety of amazing true stories, this captivating movie takes audiences of all ages on an inspiring and emotional cinematic journey. Providing a fresh perspective on the roles of fathers in today’s society, “Show me the Father” invites you to think differently about how you view your earthly father, and how you personally relate to God.

Bible conference held

MIFFLINTOWN — A special Bible conference will be held on state Route 35, Mifflintown on June 12. Featured speaker will be Dr. Jobe Martin. At 8 a.m. Martin will speak on “Evidences for Special Creation.” At 9:15 a.m. there will be a combined adult/teen study,” Biblically handling conflict resolution: Growing love, peace and unity within the family of God.” At 10:30 a.m., the talk will be “Seeking God in the Storms of Life.”

Dr. Jobe Martin, a native of Bloomsburg and a 1966 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Dental School. After spending two years in the Air Force where he was a dentist for the Presidential flight crews of Air Force One, he established a private dental practice at NASA in Houston, TX.

Jobe and his wife, Jenna Dee, moved to Dallas in 1971 when he assumed a teaching post at the Baylor College of Dentistry. In 1982, he left to enroll at Dallas Theological Seminary, graduating in 1986 with a Masters in Theology and founded the Martin family ministry, Biblical Discipleship Ministries. He is the featured speaker on the three-part series, Incredible Creatures that Defy Evolution as well as the Creation Proclaims creation series. He has written the book “The Evolution of a Creationist.”

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 the grade the 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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