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Gospel music concert

An evening of gospel music featuring CrossOver and Channing Eleton will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Independent Traditional Holiness Church, 5065 Ferguson Road, Indiana.

CrossOver is composed of Beau and Jeanine Litz, their son Shane and his wife, Cortney (Fry). Eleton is the former pianist for Poet Voices and Gold City.

The public is invited. Tickets are not necessary, but a free-will offering will be received. For more information, contact the Rev. Charles Williamson at (724) 459-5944.

Awana to begin

DIXONVILLE — The Dixonville Wesleyan Church announced the beginning of Awana from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church. The program is for ages 3 years to grade 6. Come for an exciting year of fun, food and learning more about God. For transportation, call (724) 254-2491.

Friday Night Light

PENN RUN — Friday Night Light will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center, 75 Grace Church Road, Penn Run. The gathering will be held under the pavilion, weather permitting.

There will be a campfire, snacks, volleyball, basketball, 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.

All are welcome. Bring a lawn chair and a friend. For more information, call (724) 463-0420.

Sunday school breakfast

CLARKSBURG — Clarksburg Trinity Presbyterian Church will begin Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 15. There are classes for all ages from 3 and older. To start off the year, a breakfast will be held at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 8 in the Clarksburg Trinity Social Hall.

Swiss steak dinner

ROBINSON — The Helping Hands of the Robinson Evangelical United Methodist Church will hold a Swiss steak dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 8 at the church, 332 Mary St., Robinson.

The cost is $8 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for ages 4 and younger. Take-outs are available.

Cowboys for Christ

KITTANNING — Cowboys for Christ, an interdenominational ministry, will hold an informal monthly Bible study from 7 to 8 p.m., beginning Sept. 9, in Kittanning. Anyone interested in attending should call Paulette at (724) 545-1403 for directions.

World Suicide Awareness Day

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — World Suicide Awareness Day is Sept. 10. An informational meeting about emotional intervention in hopeless situations will be held at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at North End Assembly of God, Northern Cambria. For more information, call (814) 247-8978.

Theater group to begin

DAYTON — The Dayton Community Players theater group will begin a new season at 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Dayton United Methodist Christian Life Center, 105 E. Church Ave., Dayton.

The director of the group is Susan Scaife. Anyone in the surrounding area of Dayton who would like to be a part of the theater group is invited. If you are unable to attend and would still like to join, call (814) 257-8951.

DVD presentation

The Gap Ministry presents a DVD showing of “America: Rescuing a Nation at Risk” from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Indiana Free Library, Philadelphia St., Indiana.

The event is free with complimentary popcorn. The presentation will show how you can help bring restoration through knowledge, prayer and action.

For more information, contact Pastor Jackie Greene at

Used book sale

The 45th annual Newman Used Book Sale will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. Sept. 20, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 21, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, at the St. Thomas More University Parish and Catholic Student Center, 1200 Oakland Ave., Indiana.

For more information, call (724) 463-2277 or visit

Fun in the fall

The second annual Fun in the Fall celebration will be held from 1 to 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 398 Church St., Indiana. An ice cream social will begin at 6 p.m.

The event is hosted by Trinity United Methodist Church and Victory Christian Assembly and will be held rain or shine. Admission and food are free. There will be games, prizes, music and more. Everyone is welcome.

Chicken and biscuit dinner

BLAIRSVILLE — A chicken and biscuit dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 21 at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, 4660 Route 22 East, five miles east of Blairsville.

The cost is a donation. Everyone is welcome.

Holy Land trip

HOMER CITY — The Rev. Dr. Paul Morris, a retired pastor from Homer City, will lead a group on a 10-day Holy Land trip. The journey includes Galilee, Nazareth, the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, the Garden Tomb and more.

The travel/study program has been arranged by Educational Opportunities, a Christian tour company. Their main objective is to provide pastors and laity affordable first-class learning experiences in the lands of the Bible. The tour provides sightseeing, daily devotions and lectures.

The all-inclusive cost of the pilgrimage is $3,346 from Pittsburgh. For more information, contact Dr. Morris at (814) 241-1323 or

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