COMMUNITY CHURCH EVENTS
Rummage sale :: BROOKVILLE — A giant rummage sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today at 336 Madison Ave., Brookville. Proceeds benefit those in need through the Just for Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach Ministry. For more information, call (814) 265-0243 or (814) 220-0215.
Gospel singer to perform
ALVERDA — Country gospel singer Joyce Igo will be performing at 6 p.m. today at the Alverda Faith Tabernacle. Everyone is invited to attend. Please bring a covered dish to share after the service.
CHERRY TREE — The Lighthouse, Morning Star Ministries, will hold a gigantic yard sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the church, located at 4886 Route 240, between Uniontown and Cookport.
The yard sale will have many great items, including clothing, electronics, Christmas decorations, household items and more. A bake sale and car wash will also be held. The concession stand will be open and selling hot dogs, hamburgers, soup and more.
There is also a large playground on site for the children to enjoy.
All proceeds go to the Mexico missions. The church is sending a team of 10 in October to a boys’ ranch in Monterrey, Mexico, to help with the construction of a medical center. The team will also minister to the poor and needy on the streets with food and medical supplies.
All monetary donations are tax deductible. Checks should be payable to Morning Star Ministries Missions.
Indoor yard sale
PENN RUN — An indoor yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center, 75 Grace Church Road, Penn Run.
Among the things for sale are clothing, toys, household items, baked goods and more. Lunch will be served and representatives from Avon and other companies will be in attendance.
Call (724) 349-2929 for more information.
Bishop Darrell Gooden will be the special guest speaker at 8:30 and 10 a.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday at Cornerstone Worship Center, 500 Lenz Road, White Township.
For 33 years Bishop Gooden has been the senior pastor of Rehoboth Christians Center in Tallapoosa, Ga. He also travels worldwide, providing oversight to local churches. He also serves as president of the International Ministers Forum in Dayton, Ohio.
Pastor Paul Price invites the public to attend. For more information, visit http://rehobothinc.org/events.htm or call (724) 465-9911.
Gospel singer to perform
BLAIRSVILLE — Multi-award nominated male vocalist Ron Brewer will be singing at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Blairsville Free Methodist Church.
Brewer was a 2010 Diamond Award nominee for album of the year, soloist of the year and Christian country male vocalist of the year.
For more information, call Pastor Rusty McClurg at (724) 422-5027.
Jacobs Brothers to perform
The Jacobs Brothers, of Dillsburg, will appear at the Independent Traditional Holiness Church at 10:40 a.m. Sunday.
The Jacobs brothers, Bob and Mike, formed the group in 1962. They are veterans of gospel music and are dedicated to the ministry of spreading the gospel through music. The third member, Mike Lawver, joined the group in 1972.
Tickets are not necessary, but an offering will be received for the Jacobs Brothers ministry. For more information, call the Rev. Charles Williamson at (724) 459-5944.
DIXONVILLE — Solid Rock and Music Festival VII, sponsored by the Ambrose Baptist and Dixonville Wesleyan churches, will be held Sunday at the Dixonville Wesleyan Church, 246 Purchase Line Road, Dixonville.
Doors open at 1 p.m. and the music will start at 2 p.m. The festival is free, including the food.
Scheduled to perform are Godcry, Grave Robber, We The Gathered, Third Degree, Chris Bernstorf, Blood of the Martyrs, Burn False Idols, The Rose Hill, Witness and Letters to the Exiles.
Revival services will be held Sunday through Tuesday with the Rev. Jim Ellsmore, a chalk evangelist, at the Montgomery Church of the Brethren, 5227 Purchase Line Road, in Purchase Line.
A morning worship service will be held at 10:45 a.m. Sunday with 7:30 p.m. revival services Sunday through Tuesday.
The Rev. Ellsmore was born in Glen Campbell and came to know Christ at the age of 26 in his grandfather’s church. He worked as a missionary pastor in Alaska from 1968-79 and has also ministered in Maine, New York and Pennsylvania. Special music is planned for each evening and everyone is invited to attend.
BROCKWAY — There will be a Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach testifying meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the First Apostles’ Doctrine Church, 14530 Route 28, Brockway.
Come and share how Jesus has changed your life and hear how he is changing others through the power of the work of the cross. Call Apostle Jack L. Wisor at (814) 590-3898 or (814) 265-0243 for more information.
The first meeting of Children and Youth for Christ will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Christ Bible Fellowship Church, Old Route 119 South, Indiana. There will be arts, crafts, games, music, food and fun. Children ages 8 to 18 are welcome to attend. Meetings will be held on the first Thursday of each month.
For more information, call Heather at (724) 726-5456.
Friday Night Light
PENN RUN — Friday Night Light will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center, 75 Grace Center Road, Penn Run.
The event will be held outdoors under the pavilion, weather permitting, with a campfire. Bring lawn chairs and campfire snacks. There will be games and activities. The event is sponsored by Harmony Presbyterian Church, Maple Grove Church of God, Penn Run Wesleyan, Kenwood Church of the Nazarene and Penn Run Church of the Brethren. Everyone is welcome to attend.
CLYMER — The Clymer Alliance Church, 690 Franklin St., Clymer, is holding a men’s breakfast at 9 a.m. on June 8 at the church.
Featured speaker for the event is Indiana County Sheriff Robert Fyock, who will be speaking on the topic of responsible gun ownership.
Anyone is welcome to attend. For more information, call (724) 254-0615.
Royal Fun Faire
CLYMER — Calvary Baptist Church will hold a free Royal Fun Faire and cookout from 6 to 8 p.m. June 8 at the church, Route 286, two miles east of Clymer.
The cookout includes hot dogs, popcorn, snow cones and more. There will be games, crafts, face painting, balloons and a bouncy inflatable castle and slide.
Those age 4 through those entering grade 6 in the fall and their families are invited. Register for the upcoming Bible school to be held June 17 to 21 and enter drawing for a special prize.
For more information, call (724) 254-2140 or visit Facebook.
JOHNSTOWN — Resurrection Parish, 408 8th St., Johnstown, is holding its first Groovin’ in the Grove summer party featuring Tom Watt, the Buffetman, from 7 to 10 p.m. June 8 at the Resurrection Picnic Grove, 926 Cooper Ave., Tanneryville. Gates open at 6 p.m. with $5 per carload entry fee. Food and beverages will be available. Call (814) 539-5788 for more information.
Ebenezer festival and bazaar
LEWISVILLE — Ebenezer Presbyterian Church, 5620 Newport Road, Lewisville, is holding its annual strawberry festival and bazaar from 4 to 7 p.m. June 8. There will be a basket raffle and homemade baked goods, angel food cake, strawberries and ice cream, as well as lamb sandwiches, ham barbecues, hot dogs and hot sausage sandwiches, potato salad and baked beans.
To get to the church, follow the signs off Route 217 at Newport Road out of Blairsville, and off Route 286 by Jacksonville Family Medicine.
Music Sunday will be held at 11 a.m. June 9 at Crete Presbyterian Church, Indiana. A lasagna dinner will follow. Donations will benefit the Alice Paul House for domestic violence and the Pathway Homeless Shelter in Black Lick.
All are welcome. June Weber is the music director. Karol Rummel and Vonnie Roser are co-moderators of the Mission Society. The Rev. Katie Ward Stear is the pastor. For more information, call (724) 463-3920.
Pork and holupki dinner
CLYMER — A pork and holupki dinner will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 9 at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, 465 Morris St., Clymer. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 through 12. Children 5 and younger eat free. Everyone is welcome and takeout is available.
JOHNSTOWN — Resurrection Parish, 408 8th St., Johnstown, is holding its fourth annual Parish Summer Festival starting at 10:30 a.m. June 9 at the Resurrection Picnic Grove, 926 Cooper Ave., Tanneryville. The festival starts with 10:30 a.m. outdoor Mass and includes throughout the day: The Conniptions from 1 to 4 p.m., and the Flood City Brass from 5 to 9 p.m.
Ethnic foods to be available include lamb, pierogies, haluski, pigs, hot sausage, kielbasa, pulled pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, funnel cakes, baked goods, a bar and more. There will also be games of chance and bingo. Parking is free. Call (814) 539-5788 for more information.
Ministry team presentation
CLYMER — The Proclaim Ministry Team from Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Fla., will present stirring songs and dramatic selections at 6 p.m. June 9 at Calvary Baptist Church, two miles east of Clymer, Route 286 East. The public is invited, and there is no admission charge.
NuMINE — New Hope Assembly of God in NuMine will be hosting a pre-Father’s Day community movie night beginning at 6 p.m. June 14. The movie being shown is “Last Ounce of Courage,” a family-oriented and award-winning film.
There is no admission charge and there will be drawings for prizes. Refreshments will be available. The community is invited. The night is sponsored by HonorBound, Men of Promise.
For more information or directions, call (724) 783-7353.
A rummage sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 15 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 398 Church St., Indiana.
All proceeds benefit Haiti missions. Shoppers can purchase a bag for $5 and fill it with books, toys, household items and more.
JOHNSTOWN — The second annual convention for Jehovah’s Witnesses will be held June 7-9, June 14-16 and June 28-30 at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena, Johnstown The program runs from 9:20 a.m. to 4:55 p.m. on the Fridays and Saturdays and 9:20 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. on the Sundays.
The convention theme is “God’s Word Is Truth!” To download a program, visit www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/conventions/. There is no admission charge, and no collection will be taken.