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Vacation Bible School

Beavertown God’s Missionary Church Vacation Bible School for Beavertown God’s Missionary Church will be held 6 to 8:15 p.m. June 16 to 19 each evening. There will be actors telling the story of the exodus from Egypt, games, snacks, crafts, activities, and prizes. The ages for VBS are ...

Yeagertown UMC reopens for services

YEAGERTOWN — Services of praise at Yeagertown United Methodist Church will continue, with the next service starting at 9:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 28. Attendees are asked to bring a mask or one will be available at the church. Enter through the main entrance on Mann Avenue and you will be ...

Speak out when enough is enough

“Enough is enough,” many are saying. The scope and ferocity of recent riots over the death of George Floyd is heartbreaking. Not just for justice for the Floyd family, but for the sake of many communities. I’m reminded of a series of riots which broke out around Los Angeles county in ...

We must make a choice to follow the Lord

Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve. Joshua 24:1 What does the word “choice” mean? This is part of the definition from the Webster’s Dictionary of 1828. “It is the power of choosing, this implies the freedom to do so. The voluntary act of selecting that which is ...

Juniata Valley churches to offer Vacation Bible School

Beavertown God’s Missionary Church Held 6 to 8:15 p.m. June 16 to 19 each evening. There will be actors telling the story of the exodus from Egypt, games, snacks, crafts, activities, and prizes. The ages for VBS are 3-12 and there is full program for teens and youth ages 13-20. Bus ...

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 ...

Religion calendar

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 ...

Prominent Jewish seminary names Schwartz as 1st woman leader

NEW YORK (AP) — The Jewish Theological Seminary, the preeminent institution of higher learning for Conservative Judaism in the United States, announced the appointment of Shuly Rubin Schwartz on Monday as its eighth chancellor and the first woman to hold the post in its 134-year history. An ...

Finding victory over sin, idolatry

Several weeks ago, I wrote a blog titled ”7 Blessings of COVID-19.” One of the blessings I highlighted was that some of our cultural idols, including professional and college sports, were being eliminated. Though I am saddened that thousands of people lost their jobs, I believe that on the ...

Beavertown church to offer adjusted schedule

BEAVERTOWN — The Beavertown God’s Missionary Church, 1653 Creek Road, Middleburg, is updating its service schedule. Sunday morning service is at 10 a.m. in the parking lot outside the building. The service may be enjoyed from the comfort and safety of your car over your FM radio. The ...