Special events, services

Taize serviceStone Church of the Brethren, 1623 Moore St, Huntingdon, will host a Taizé worship service Sunday, Jan. 19, at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend! Dress is very casual. The 45 minute service consists of music, prayers, and silence. A small group of instrumentalists accompany songs which are prayerfully repetitive. A Taizé service is an excellent opportunity to find some stillness and quiet in our busy world. Come, join us, and experience rest and peace for your spirit. If you are interested and want further information please call the Stone Church office at 643-3390 or stonechurch@verizon.net. You may also visit our web site at: www.huntingdonstonechurch.org.

Old Fashioned Camp MeetingAn Old Fashioned “Southern Camp Meeting” in the North, under the direction of Pastor Owen Held, will be held at Emmanuel Bible Church on Monday, Jan. 21. This one day event will bless and encourage you in the Lord with “old fashioned” singing, special music, testimonies, and old fashioned “revival” preaching. The times of the services will be at 3, 4:15, 7, and 8:15 p.m. Everyone is invited “to chase away the chill of these winter days” by attending these “heart-warming services” and allowing the Lord to “speak to your heart.” A meal will be served at 5:30 p.m.

The speakers for the day are Pastor John Leatherman, Pastor Kenny Heath, Evangelist Donnie Pollard, and Pastor George Alquist. EBC’s Pastor, Greg Harven, and the congregation extend a warm and friendly invitation to all. Emmanuel Bible Church is located on Route 26 S. just past the WalMart entrance.

Other churches in the area hosting the “Camp Meeting” for a day are: on Tuesday, Jan. 22, the preachers will be at Old Fashioned Baptist Church in Lewistown; on Wednesday, Jan. 23, the services are at Cedar Crest Independent Baptist Church at Mount Union; on Thursday, Jan. 24, the meetings will be at Faith Baptist Church at Beaver Springs; and on Friday, Jan. 25, Dry Run Ind. Baptist Church of Duncansville is the host church. Other speakers during the week include: Pastor Charlie Hicks, Evangelist Leon Foote, Pastor Owen Held, and Pastor David Foote.

Chi Rho SingersChi Rho Singers will present an evening of music at 7p.m. Thursday Jan. 23, at the 15th Street United Methodist Church, 1500 Moore Street, Huntingdon.

This choir of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church includes approximately 35 to 40 pastors under the direction of the Rev. Joleen Willis, who serves West Side UMC, Clearfield PA. Other area pastors in the Chi Rho Singers (Altoona District) include Carol Gathagan, Rebecca L. Holland, Ray Kovach, and Evelyn Madison.

The concert will be a celebration of God’s love through music. Various styles of sacred music, both contemporary and traditional, will be presented. Several instruments are used for accompanying the choir. At time the audience is invited to join the choir in a few selections.

You are invited to hear this choir and celebrate the gifts of God expressed in music. A freewill offering will be received.

The 15th Street Church is located on the corner of 15th & Moore St., one block above Sheetz.

Men’s Prayer Breakfast

The Men’s Prayer Breakfast and Fellowship will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Vineyard Outreach, Route 522, near Orbisonia. The men of the church will prepare breakfast and Chris Malliband will lead the worship and ministry. The Rev. Carl Horne is the pastor of the church and invites all men and boys to attend. For more information, contact Joe Barrett at jbarrett@susumc.org or 506-4214.

Wild game mealCrossview Missional Church will host its annual wild game meal on Saturday, Jan. 25. Doors will open at 4 p.m. with the meal to follow at 5 p.m. Guest Speaker or this year’s event is Ryan Walk of Quest Haven Lodge in Tyrone.

Attendees are asked to bring their favorite wild game dish to share with other attendees, as well as pictures of their game and fish taken over the course of the last year. Pictures should be printed on 8x11 copy paper so that they may be hung up for display.

Come out for an evening of food, fun, and fellowship as well as a chance at for some great door prizes. There is no charge for attending, so bring a friend or two with you.

Crossview Missional Church is located at 18546 Cooks Road, Cassville. If you have any questions about the event please call (814) 386-0120.

Bible studyA ladies’ Bible study will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, Shade Gap.

Propel Women’s seriesAll are invited to attend a series hosted by the Oasis of Love Church in the Valley, 2159 Broad Top Mountain Road, Saxton, the third Tuesday of every month from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Join the ladies of the church for an exciting time of fellowship, learning and inspiration to enhance the passion, purpose and potential in every woman. For more information, contact 635-3424 or saxtonoasis@comcast.net.

Community prayer serviceThe Cassville United Methodist Church, 30 Maple St., Cassville, will host a community prayer service at 9 a.m. Monday mornings. A lay leader will be on site for anyone who wishes to stop in and offer prayers for family, friends or loved ones in need. Those unable to stop in can email acoupleofjensens@gmail.com.

‘Kingdom Living’ classAll are invited to attend an empowering “Kingdom Living” Bible class hosted by the Oasis of Love Church in the Valley, 2159 Broad Top Mountain Road, Saxton, every Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. at the church. For information, contact 635-3424 or saxtonoasis@comcast.net.

Youth programThe Salvation Army on Shadyside Avenue, Huntingdon, hosts a youth program for children and teens ages Head Start to 12th grade from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays.

Free community mealThe McConnellstown United Methodist Church at 1125 Ward St. hosts a free community meal from 5-6:30 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month. All are welcome to attend.

Free community mealThe 12th Street United Methodist Church holds a free community meal from 5-6 p.m. every second Saturday of the month. The meal for Jan. 11, will be pork and sauerkraut. All are welcome.

Mill Creek free community mealThe Mill Creek United Methodist Church hosts a monthly community meal on the second Wednesday of each month. This meal is free. Doors open at 4 p.m. Come enjoy the company of your friends and neighbors. Dinner will be served from 5-6 p.m. All are welcome.

Senior Coffee HourCalling all seniors looking for a refreshing social hour!

You’re invited to join us for Senior Coffee Hour, Thursday, Jan. 16, at 1:00 pm…an informal, relaxed time to enjoy coffee, goodies, conversation and laughter. Coffee Hour is held the third Thursday of each month at 1 p.m.

Whether you come for the coffee, the conversation or both, we’re hopeful you’ll leave glad that you came! Who knows you may just make a new friend or two?

Senior Coffee Hour is hosted by The Oasis of Love Church located at 10991 Station Road, Huntingdon, across from Southside Elementary School. Telephone 814-627-3819 with any questions. Hope to see you there.

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