COMMUNITY EVENTS
November 03, 2013 2:50 AM

Testifying meeting

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.

13-week Bible course

KITTANNING — “Interpreting the Bible,” a 13-week college course, will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, starting next week, in Room 9, Harvest Community Church, Kittanning Campus.

The cost is $25, and the cost of an ESV Study Bible if you don’t already own one.

For more information or to enroll, call the church office at (724) 548-5643 or email info@harvestpa.org.

Guest speaker

Dr. Abel Robles will be the special guest speaker at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Cornerstone Worship Center, 500 Lenz Road, White Township.

Dr. Robles is the senior pastor and founder of Oakpointe Christian Center in New Castle. He has a Doctor of Divinity degree from Southern California Theological Seminary as well as a degree in biblical studies from Fort Wayne Bible College and John Brown University.

Pastor Paul Price invites the public to attend. For more information, visit www.cornerstoneworshipctr.org or call (724) 465-9911.

Harvest festival

Graystone Presbyterian Church and Child Evangelism Fellowship invite children age 3 through grade 6 to the annual Harvest Festival from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Graystone Presbyterian Church, 640 Church St., Indiana.

No costumes please. For more information or to register, call the church office at (724) 349-5556.

Fellowship group to meet

A meeting of Children and Youth for Christ will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday at Christ Bible Fellowship Church, Route 119 South, Indiana. The group is for ages eight through 18. Activities include arts, crafts, games, music and food. All other meetings are on the first Thursday of each month. For more information, call Heather at (724) 726-5456.

Art exhibit fundraiser

MARCHAND — There will be an exhibit of art created by Marchand-area residents from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Marchand United Methodist Church. A bake and craft sale will be held with proceeds to benefit the church’s building fund.

There will also be a trash and treasure sale with vendors. For more information, call Marian at (724) 286-9140.

Miraculous Icon of St. Anna to be at church

BLACK LICK — The Miraculous Icon of St. Anna will be at St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Black Lick, Nov. 9 and 10. The church will be open for veneration of the icon starting at 10 a.m. Nov. 9. There will be a briefing on the history of the icon and a lecture on prayer at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Great Vespers will be served at 6 p.m. Nov. 9. Divine Liturgy will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 10. The public is invited to view and venerate the icon.

Vendor show

PENN RUN — The Penn Run Church Christian Outreach Center, a ministry of the Penn Run Church of the Brethren, will hold a vendor show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at the center, 75 Grace Church Road, Penn Run.

A pie auction will begin at noon. Pies to be donated for the auction include peanut butter, no sugar added apple, pumpkin, coconut cr│me, chocolate cr│me, lemon meringue, raisin, chocolate French silk, surprise, graham cracker cream, cream cheese nut, shoofly, eight count apple dumplings and more.

Vendors include: Avon, Celebrating Home, Chateau Christine, Pampered Chef, Scentzy, Stampin’ Up!, Tastefully Simple, Thirty-One, Tomboy Tools, Siplada Designs, Amanda Designs, Wendy’s Little Shop of Baskets, Origami Owl, Penelope Ann and K T Wax & Warmers.

The church will be selling sandwiches, homemade vegetable beef and chicken noodle soup as well as baked goods. Soup can be purchased by the bowl, pint or quart. Proceeds benefit the ministries of the Penn Run Church of the Brethren. For more information, call the church office at (724) 463-0420.

All-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner

NEW FLORENCE — An all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at Faith Lutheran Church, 6810 Route 22, New Florence.

The meal includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, green beans, Italian bread, assorted cakes and drinks.

Local veterans will be on hand to accept a free-will offering. Takeout is available.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Tomorrow’s Hope Transitional Housing and Service Center for veterans, 6260 Heverly Blvd., Coalport.

Power Team

The Power Team will be at Kinport Assembly of God at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 to 17.

The Power Team is a group of world-class athletes who have performed the world’s greatest exhibitions of power, strength, speed, inspiration and motivation in every state and in more than 40 countries for almost 40 years. These giant men, many weighing more than 300 pounds, can blow up hot water bottles like balloons, snap baseball bats like twigs, lift telephone poles overhead, rip phone books and license plates like pieces of paper, and smash walls of ice and concrete. The Power Team has several world-record holders, former NFL football players and professional wrestlers. They have been endorsed by more than 50 governors, senators and congressmen for their positive contribution to the lives of America’s youth.

For more information, contact Pastor Chris Massey at (814) 743-5532.

Thanksgiving Concert of Praise

The 19th annual Community Thanksgiving Concert of Praise has been scheduled for Sunday evening, Nov. 24, at Graystone Church in Indiana.

Doors to the church will open at 5:30 p.m., the prelude music with the Sounds of Grace Orchestra under the direction of Dr. Keith Young, will begin at 6 p.m. and the actual concert will get under way at 6:30. The community is cordially invited to participate.

This community concert will be broadcast on WMUG-FM (105.1 FM) in Indiana and shared around the world for our men and women in the armed forces on the Web at wmugradio.org. Refreshments will follow in the gathering room, according to the host pastor, the Rev. Rick Hurley.

This year’s lineup of talent features The Indi-Annas; the Spring Valley Singers; organist Evan Bellas; Frank and Rosalie Petrillo; a women’s trio consisting of Dawn Winstead, Carol Harkleroad and Debra Moore; comedian Ron Droske; pastor-singer Paul Thompson; the Graystone Bell Choir; classical soloist Rebecca Driscoll; The Regal Brass with director Nevin Saylor; The Sounds of Grace Orchestra; and the Pittsburgh Gospel Lights.

J.D. Varner, the executive director of the Christian Witness Media Ministries, is the producer of this annual concert.

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