Community church events announced
SPRING CHURCH — The Spring Church Lutheran Church spring session of Faith Friends in kindergarten through sixth grade continues each Tuesday evening through April 8. Each session begins at 5 p.m. with a light supper followed by a Bible story and craft. Sessions will conclude at 6:30 p.m.
If school is canceled during the day due to weather, Faith Friends will be canceled as well. The theme is “Trust in God.”
On April 8, friends and family are invited for a spaghetti supper and to assemble gifts for shut-ins. For more information, call the church at (724) 478-1528 or Alice Hilty at (724) 845-5831 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lenten soup luncheons
Soup luncheons open to the entire community will be held from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays during Lent at Zion Lutheran Church, Sixth and Church streets, Indiana.
Every Tuesday, three different soups, including a vegetarian selection, will be offered with bread and dessert. Takeout will be available. Diners will be asked to make free-will offerings to benefit the church’s Community Food Pantry.
This Tuesday the menu is Tuscan vegetable soup, lasagna soup and Italian chicken soup.
Lenten luncheon series
CLYMER — The Clymer Ministerial Lenten Luncheon Series will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays during Lent. The schedule is:
• Wednesday, Clymer Presbyterian, 415 Sixth St., Father George Saletrik.
• March 19, Clymer United Methodist, 495 Hancock St., the Rev. Bill Degenkolb.
• March 26, Church of the Resurrection, Administration Building, 349 Morris St., Pastor Denny Marshall.
• April 2, Kenwood Church of the Nazarene, 93 Route 580, Father Timothy Kruthaupt.
• April 9, Tanoma United Methodist Church, 3712 Tanoma Road, the Rev. Meg Marley.
The lunches are free and open to all. A free-will offering is taken. For information, call Pastor Brian Keller at (724) 254-4000.
Zion Lutheran Church in Indiana will hold liturgies at 12:10 p.m. every Wednesdays, through April 9, at the church.
The Shannock Valley Ministerium will hold community Lenten services at 7 p.m. Wednesdays with the theme “Jesus Says ‘I Am’ in the Gospel of John.” The schedule is:
• Wednesday, First Lutheran, Pastor Steve Kromer, “From Him.”
• March 19, NuMine Bible Fellowship of the Nazarene, Messenger Ralph Kilgore Jr., “I Am He.”
• March 26, St. Mary, Mother of God, Yatesboro, the Rev. Bruce Shannon, “Before Abraham Was, I Am.”
• April 2, NuValley Presbyterian, Sister Jackie Trzeciak, “Not of the World.”
• April 9 New Hope Assembly of God, Pastor Justin Lamison, “No More in the World.”
• April 16, St. Paul Congregational Church, Dallas Silvis, “A King.”
Good Friday services, April 18: Cross Walk, 11 a.m., Rural Valley United Methodist Church. Community service, noon, Rural Valley United Methodist. Pastor Tim Lewis, “Willing to Die for Them.” All offerings benefit people in need in the community.
St. Bernard Regional Catholic School will hold its annual Lenten fish fries from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays through April 11 in the church’s social hall, 200 Clairvaux Drive, White Township.
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the event, every 50th person eating in will receive their meal for only 20 cents.
Christos Clothes Closet
HOMER CITY — Christos Clothes Closet at Homer City United Presbyterian Church, 40 E. Elm St., Homer City, will be open from 10 a.m. to noon March 15. There is a large selection of adult and children’s clothing, all free of charge. Please use the red door behind the Dollar General Store for entry. Call (724) 479-2695 to verify time and date.
DIXONVILLE — The Impulse Youth Group will hold a craft/vendor sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 15 at the Dixonville Wesleyan Church Ministry Center, Dixonville.
Tables are available for $10 each. Food will also be available for sale. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call Tammy at (724) 254-2202, Marty at (724) 254-7400, or the church office at (724) 254-1930.
Italian feast night
SHELOCTA — The Shelocta Presbyterian Church will be holding an Italian feast night from 4 to 7 p.m. March 22.
On the menu is spaghetti with meatballs, stuffed shells with marinara sauce, salad, garlic breadsticks, homemade desserts and hot or cold beverages. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and younger.
The Presbyterian Men’s Group is sponsoring the event to finance ongoing church renovations and local giving.
Call (724) 465-7025 or (724) 349-4402 for more information.
MARION CENTER — A ham dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. March 22 at Marion Center Presbyterian Church. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 6 to 12. Takeout is available at no extra cost. Proceeds benefit the church Mission and Maintenance funds.
KENWOOD — The Kenwood Church of the Nazarene will hold revival services with the Rev. Scott Ferguson from March 23-26.
A covered-dish dinner will be held at noon March 23 in the Family Center at the church. Sunday services are at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m., and weekday services are at 7 p.m.
The Rev. Ferguson has ministered in Mexico, Russia, Jamaica, Belize and Ukraine. His ministry reaches all ages. A talented vocal and keyboard artist, he has passion for saving souls.
Everyone is invited to attend. Call (724) 254-4884 for more information.
Movie night will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 28 at Harvest Community Church, third floor, 699 Philadelphia St., Indiana. The movie will be “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2.” All ages welcome. Invite a friend and bring a snack to share.
Ladies Day Out Tea
FIVE POINTS — Women Growing in Faith will be hosting a Ladies Day Out Tea, with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. March 29, at Harmony Grove Lutheran Church, 6584 Five Points Road, Five Points.
Michele Huey, writer of the weekly “God, Me and a Cup of Tea” column in The Indiana Gazette, will be the guest speaker with the topic “What Kind of Bag Are You?” Lunch will be provided and there will be door prizes. The cost is $15 per person.
For tickets, call Belva Marco at (724) 349-0675 or Myrna Orr at (724) 397-2615, or mail the number of reservations and a check with the full amount to Belva Marco, 1790 Dark Hollow Road, Indiana, PA 15701. Reservations are due by March 15.
Drama to be performed
DAYTON — The Dayton Community Theater Group will perform “A Golden Fleecing,” by R. Eugene Jackson, March 29 at the Christian Life Center, 105 E. Church Ave., Dayton. The performance is produced by special arrangement with Pioneer Drama Service Inc., Englewood, Colo.
The cost is $10 per person. There will be a buffet meal with sandwiches, salads and ice cream bars. Proceeds will go to roof repair at Dayton United Methodist Church.
HOMER CITY — St. Mary’s Holy Protection Byzantine Catholic Church, 279 Yellow Creek St., Homer City, will hold a nut, poppyseed and apricot roll sale, at $10 reach, and a cooked pirohy sale at $9 a dozen, on March 31 to April 1.
Orders must be made prior to March 26 by calling (724) 840-7673. No pickups before 2 p.m. on March 31 and April 1.
Roast beef dinner
MARION CENTER — A roast beef dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. April 26 at Marion Center Presbyterian Church. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 6 to 12. Takeout is available at no extra cost. Proceeds benefit the church Mission and Maintenance funds.