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 St., Lewistown, PA 17044. Items must be received by Tuesday for publication in the Saturday edition. Submissions will be published as space allows. The editor reserves the right to edit all submissions.


Healing is theme of campmeeting

MIFFLINTOWN — Evening messages centered around the topic of healing will be provided by various local pastors, cottage holders and friends of Island Grove during the 126th annual Island Grove campmeeting, which began Friday.

Sunday, a hymn sing will be held during the worship service with local favorite, The Bunkertown Men’s Chorus.

Local and visiting musicians such as The Dan Smith Family, The Norman Sisters, John Swartz, Mary Thompson, and The Naka Sisters will share their talents during the nightly services.

Bible study, teen time and children’s services are offered at 10 a.m. on the grounds Monday through Friday. There are also special events throughout the week.

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 special speakers

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

• Aug. 7 — Bernard Carpenter

• Aug. 14 — Dennis Hetrick

• Aug. 21 — Bernard Carpenter

• Aug. 28 — Bradley Kauffman

Brothers in Grace to perform

EAST SALEM — Brothers in Grace Gospel Quartet, of Hershey, will present a program of their unique southern Gospel style music at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at Delaware Mennonite Church, Route 333, East Salem. A free will offering will be lifted.

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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