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on July 27, 2013 10:45 AM

Osborne to perform

Ken Osborne, a Southern gospel music artist, will be performing at 6 p.m. Sunday at the Independent Traditional Holiness Church, 5056 Ferguson Road, White Township.

He will also be singing in the morning worship service. Osborne travels with his wife, Ann, singing in concerts, camp meetings and revivals. He served as the music director at the College Terrace Wesleyan in Traverse City, Mich., for 21 years.

Osborne has sung with several quartets traveling throughout the Midwest and has made several recordings, which will be available at the concert.

His bass voice, as well as his wide musical range, will provide for an evening of inspiration and blessing. His sincere spirit and deep devotion to Christ comes through in his music.

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

Barbecue chicken/holupki

CLYMER — A barbecue chicken and holupki dinner will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at St. Michael’s Orthodox Church, 465 Morris St., Clymer. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 4 to 12. Takeouts are available. Everyone is welcome.

Outdoor concert

PENN RUN — An outdoor concert featuring CrossOver and Faithful Friends will be held rain or shine from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center, 75 Grace Church Road, Penn Run.

Supper will be provided. Bring lawn chairs. For more information, call (724) 463-0420.

Chicken barbecue

BLAIRSVILLE — Hopewell United Methodist Church is having its annual chicken barbecue Wednesday at the church in Blairsville.

The adult meal consists of half a chicken, baked potato, green beans, cole slaw, roll, dessert and drink. The children’s meal includes a leg or thigh, and the same sides.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets need to be purchased in advance and are available for either 4:30 or 6 p.m. Takeout is available.

For tickets or more information, call Jodi Cunkelman at (724) 459-0127 or Elaine Harris at (724) 459-6803.

Evangelism class

The “9Marks Reaching the Lost: Evangelism Class” is held from 10 a.m. to noon and from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at Harvest Community Church, 637 Philadelphia St., fourth floor, Indiana. The cost is $8. The class is led by Pastor Scott Rising.

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.

It will be held outdoors, weather permitting, and include a campfire, so bring lawn chairs and campfire snacks.

Activities will include volleyball, basketball and other games. The night is sponsored by area community churches, including 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.

Chicken dinner

CLYMER — The annual grilled chicken dinner with homemade halushki will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 3 in the church parking lot at St. Anne’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 360 Franklin St., Clymer.

The dinner is takeout only. The cost is $10 for adults and $6 for children ages 12 and younger. All are welcome.

Tent revival

BROCKWAY — The 11th annual tent revival will be held Aug. 5 to 11 at the First Apostles’ Doctrine Church and Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach Ministry, 14530 Route 28, south of Brockway.

Music begins at 6 p.m. each night.

The Just For Jesus Testifying Meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5. Bishop Jack Wisor will present revival services at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 6 to 11. Games, activities for all ages and horse rides will be held from noon to 1 p.m. and 3:30 to 5 p.m. Aug. 10 with a picnic from 2 to 3:30 p.m. The church service will be held at 10:40 a.m. Aug. 11.

For more information, call Bishop Jack Wisor at (814) 590-3898 or (814) 265-0243.

Free clothes giveaway

CHERRY TREE — The 13th annual back-to-school free clothes giveaway will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 behind Kinport Assembly of God, Cherry Tree.

New coats, backpacks, hygiene products, shoes, haircuts and a light lunch will be free to school-age children of low-income families.

There is no need to register and no income verification necessary.

Donations of good used children’s clothes are currently being accepted. For more information, call the church at (814) 743-5532 or visit

Community Praise service

BLAIRSVILLE — The churches of Blairsville will come together for a time of worshipping God with musical praise at 6 p.m. Aug. 11 at the United Presbyterian Church of Blairsville.

There will be congregational singing and special numbers, with light refreshments to follow. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Conference to be held

KITTANNING — Harvest Community Church, 143 Reed Road, Kittanning, presents the Worship Him Conference Aug. 16 and 17 with guest speaker Zach Bolen, worship leader and songwriter.

All worship leaders, band members, sound technicians and those with a heart to worship are invited.

The cost is $49. Save $10 by registering online by Wednesday. To register, visit

For more information, call (724) 548-5643 or email

Family movie night

HOMER CITY — Family movie night on the lawn will be held at dusk Aug. 23 at Homer City Presbyterian Church, 40 E. Elm St., Homer City.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of rain, the movie will be shown in Westminster Hall. For more information, call (724) 479-2695.

Gospel concert series

ROBINSON — The Robinson Church of the Brethren free concert series presents Crossover at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at the church, 211 High St., Robinson. A free-will offering will be accepted to benefit the guest musicians. For more information, call (724) 676-0700.

Kids Against Hunger

BROCKWAY — First Apostles’ Doctrine Church and Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach Ministry is starting a Kids Against Hunger satellite operation to feed kids locally and around the world.

For more information, call Bishop Jack Wisor at (814) 590-3898 or (814) 265-0243.

Community choir

The Pine Grove Church of God is looking for singers to take part in a community choir to sing Sept. 8 at the Cookport Fair.

The first practice will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Pine Grove Church of God, Route 240, between Uniontown and Cookport.

For more information, call John at (724) 254-4287.

Registration open

ELDERTON — Butterfly Hill Preschool at Elderton Presbyterian Church, 115 N. Main St., has limited openings for the 2013-14 preschool year, starting in September.

The Christian-based preschool has the following openings: Pre-K 4- to 5-year-olds, 12:30 to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; 3-year-olds, 12:30 to 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 2-year-olds, Toddler Time, call for available classes and times.

For more information or a registration form, call (724) 354-3118, (724) 354-2978 or (724) 801-8447.

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