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Sgt. Marr presentation :: Walt Marr will portray Sergeant Marr during the church service Sunday at Marion Center Presbyterian Church.

Marr portrays a Christian Army sergeant who will address the Christian troops of the church. His purpose is to recharge God’s soldiers and to remind us that we are complacent on God’s word. His presentation is meant to remind members of their responsibilities and priorities as a Christian soldier.

A free-will offering will be taken to cover Marr’s expenses.

Hymn sing

The Indiana/Cambria County Hymn Sing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Presbyterian Church in Black Lick. Everyone is welcome.

Benefit spaghetti dinner

A spaghetti dinner will be held from 2 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Bernard of Clairvaux, 200 Clairvaux Drive, White Township.

There will be three seatings, the first from 2 to 3:30, the second from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and the third from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Dinner will include spaghetti, meatballs, salad, a roll, drink and dessert, and all profits will benefit The Dove Bright Care Fund.

Tickets are $9 for adults, $5 for children 10 and younger, and free for children younger than 2. Tickets are available by calling St. Bernard of Clairvaux at (724) 465-2210, the Indiana Church of the Brethren at (724) 463-3280, or the Indiana Mall Information Office at (724) 349-6110. Advance purchase is recommended; however, tickets will be on sale at the door on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To participate by working the dinner, contact Mary Jane Jurofcik at (724) 344-2444. To donate baked goods, contact Eunice Spory at (724) 349-2779 or by emailing

Spaghetti dinner

A spaghetti dinner will be held from noon to 7:30 p.m. April 20 at the Christ Bible Fellowship Church, Old Route 119 South of Indiana.

The menu includes spaghetti, meat sauce, bread, salad, dessert and beverage. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 5 to 11; children 4 and younger eat free.

Eat in or takeout is available.

The dinner is sponsored by the Children and Youths for Christ and the proceeds will aid in their trip to the Creations Festival in Mount Union in June.


ARMAGH — A revival will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday through Friday at the Pentacostal Tabernacle Church, 150 Philadelphia St., Armagh. The featured speaker is Dr. Daniel Atwood. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (724) 840-1935.

Chicken and biscuit dinner

A chicken and biscuit dinner will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. April 20 at the Pine Grove Church of God, Route 240, between Uniontown and Cookport.

The cost is $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for children ages 12 and younger. Proceeds benefit the church choir.

CrossOver to perform

CrossOver, a popular Southern gospel singing family, will present a concert of music at 6 p.m. April 21 at the Independent Holiness Church, 5065 Ferguson Road, Indiana.

CrossOver is comprised of Beau and Jeanne Litz, and their son Shane, and his wife, Cortney (Fry) Litz, of Mahaffey.

CrossOver presents concerts in many area churches and joins with other well-known gospel music groups in presenting the Gospel through music. Tickets are not required, but a free-will offering will be received. There will also music available for purchase and a time of fellowship with refreshments following the concert.

For more information, call the Rev. Charles Williamson at (724) 459-5944.

Deacons to preach

Deacons Eddie Ensley and Robert Herrmann will be preaching April 20-24 at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church, White Township. They begin after Mass April 20-21 and at 7 p.m. April 22-24. Light refreshments will follow.

Deacon Ensley is the author of “Prayer That Heals Our Emotions” (Harper/Collins), and his most recent book, “Visions,” published by Loyola Press. Deacon Herrmann is the author of “Writing to be Whole,” published by Loyola Press of Chicago.

Topics include:

  • How to cope with the hurts of life through letting God heal us in the quiet of prayer.
  • Mary: See how her example can show us the way through the valley of tears to true Christian joy.
  • Reconciliation in relationships: When God forgives, he also forgets. Learn how to move beyond bitterness to reconciliation and peace.
  • Learning to pray again: discovering the font of Christian life.

Chicken and holupki dinner

A chicken and holupki dinner will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 21 at Christ Our Savior Church, corner of Tanoma Road and Route 286, Rayne Township.

Cost is $10 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 through 12 and free for children 4 and younger. Everyone is welcome.

A fast takeout line is also available.

Special missionary service

KENWOOD — A special missionary service, featuring the Bennets from Papua, New Guinea, will be held at 6 p.m. April 23 at the Kenwood Church of the Nazarene. The public is invited. A time of fellowship follows the service in the church Family Center.

Ham dinner

MARION CENTER — A ham dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. April 27 at the Marion Center Presbyterian Church. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 6 to 12. Proceeds benefit the Church Mission and Maintenance funds.

Turkey dinner

A turkey dinner will be held beginning at 4 p.m. April 27 at Cochran’s Mill Church, 2571 Garretts Run Road, near the fire hall in Burrell Township, Armstrong County.

The cost is $9 for adults, $4.50 for children ages 6 through 12, and free for children 5 and younger. Takeout is available for 50 cents extra. For questions call (724) 842-2291 or (724) 354-2010.

Spaghetti dinner and dessert auction

A spaghetti dinner and dessert auction will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 28 at Zion Lutheran Church, 100 S. Sixth St., Indiana.

Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread, beverage and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and younger. Takeouts are available. Proceeds benefit the Zion Youth Ministry.

Friday Night Light

PENN RUN — Friday Night Light will be held at 7 p.m. May 3 at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center, 75 Grace Center Road, Penn Run. The coffeehouse atmosphere will feature various dramas, readings, prayer, testimonies, social times, children’s activities and refreshments. New activities include volleyball, board games, card games and a prayer station.

The night is sponsored by Harmony Presbyterian Church, Maple Grove Church of God, Kenwood Church of the Nazarene, Penn Run Church of the Brethren and Penn Run Wesleyan.

Day of Service ideas needed

The Summit Church, 2707 West Pike, White Township, is planning to conduct a Day of Service on May 4, and both organizational and individual ideas are needed for the Elevate Project. Volunteers are anxious to make an impact in the area. Contact executive Pastor Dan Miller by email at

Rummage sale

A rummage sale is being held starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at the fire hall in Burrell Township, Armstrong County. The sale is sponsored by Cochran’s Mills Church and benefits church camperships. There will be something for everyone.

Mass with prayers, blessings

The Rev. William Kiel, pastor at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church, White Township, will celebrate a Mass with prayers and blessings for healing at 2 p.m. May 5 at the church.

For more information, contact the church office at (724) 465-2210 or email

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