COMMUNITY CHURCH EVENTS
Lordsmen in concert
SAGAMORE — The Lordsmen, a Southern gospel group from Elk View, W.Va., will perform at 7 p.m. today and during the 11 a.m. service Sunday at the Community Bible Church of Sagamore.
A hot dog roast will follow today’s concert, and a covered-dish dinner will follow the Sunday service. Everyone is welcome. For more information, call (724) 397-8476.
A chicken and holupki dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Christ Our Savior Orthodox Church, corner of Tanoma Road and Route 286 East, Rayne Township.
The cost is $10 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for ages 4 and under. Takeouts are available. The public is welcome.
EMEIGH — The Indiana/Cambria County Hymn Sing will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Pleasant Hill Church of God, Emeigh. Come to sing, come to listen. Everyone is welcome.
COMMODORE — Purchase Line United Methodist Church will hold a peach festival from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the church, 17107 Route 286 East, Commodore.
There will be a variety of peach desserts and drinks. Donations will be accepted. All proceeds benefit the church’s fuel fund. For more information, call (724) 254-1350.
Family movie night
HOMER CITY — Family movie night on the lawn will be held at dusk Friday 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.
COMMODORE — Purchase Line United Methodist Church will hold the H2O Extravaganza from 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Cookport Fair Grounds, Commodore.
There will be games for all ages, free drinks and ice cream. All games include water so bring a towel. For more information, call (724) 422-6801 or visit www.communityfellowshipoutreach.com.
VINTONDALE — The annual church festival will be held at 5 p.m. Aug. 24 in the pavilion at Blacklick Community United Methodist Church, 1453 Bracken Road, Vintondale.
There will be chicken, hot sausage, hamburgers, hot dogs, potato/macaroni salad, baked beans, side dishes, desserts and beverages. A choice of one meat, sides, dessert and beverage is $5 for adults and $2.50 for ages 12 and younger. There will be games, and the gospel music group Chalice will perform at 6 p.m.
For more information, call (814) 446-5456.
Harvest Community Church events
Harvest Community Church, 637 Philadelphia St., Fourth Floor, Indiana will hold the following events:
• “Down by the Riverside” — The Indiana and Kittanning campuses of Harvest Community Church will meet at 10 a.m. Aug. 25 at the Murtha Amphitheatre, Kittanning Riverfront Park, Water Street, Kittanning. There will be live music with the Harvest Band, a gospel-centered message, public baptism, a children’s party and a free picnic.
• Family Fun Booth — The Harvest Community Church Family Fun Booth will be open Aug. 25 to 31 at the Indiana County Fair.
Roast beef dinner
UREY — A roast beef dinner will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 25 at SS. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Urey. There will also be a trash and treasure sale.
The menu includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, stuffed cabbage, haluski, salad, dessert and beverage. Takeouts will be available.
The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for ages 6 to 10. For more information, call (814) 938-4575.
Gospel concert series
ROBINSON — The Robinson Church of the Brethren’s free concert series will present 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.
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.
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.
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.
Home-school co-op group
The Indiana County Christian Homeschoolers will have classes starting in September in Indiana. The new co-op group, which supports family-centered home-schooling, is focused on sharing a passion for home learning.
This is a way for home-schooled children to socialize and make friends. It is also a way to share in education.
For more information, contact Patty Fairbanks at (734) 552-5819 or email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.