March 23, 2013 10:49 AM

Roast beef dinner

MARION CENTER — The spring roast beef dinner will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today 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.

Pancake luncheon

HOMER CITY — An all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Homer City Christian and Missionary Alliance fellowship hall.

Homemade Easter candy and Easter-related baked goods will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Kids to Camp fund.

Easter musicals

KENWOOD — “Behold the Lamb,” an Easter musical, will be presented at 6 p.m. Sunday at Kenwood Church of the Nazarene. Directed by the Rev. William Degenkolb, the musical features inspiring and heartwarming Scripture and songs from the church choir. All are welcome. For more information, call (724) 254-4884.


HOMER CITY — The Homer City Church of the Nazarene, Route 119, Homer City, will present the musical “He’s Alive,” by Bradley Knight, at 6 p.m. Sunday. Everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshments will follow in the church fellowship hall.

Live Christian music

BLAIRSVILLE — Tuesday Nights with Friends, an evening of live Christian music, will be presented from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at What’s Brewing, 39 W. Market St., Blairsville.

Aubrey will perform. Food and drink is available for purchase. A free-will offering is appreciated. The night is sponsored by First Hope Ministries, comprised of Blairsville First and Hopewell United Methodist churches.

Lenten lunch

Zion Lutheran Church will hold its final Lenten organ recital and prayers program at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday in the church sanctuary, corner of South Sixth and Church streets, Indiana.

Following the recital, a soup luncheon will be served in the fellowship hall without charge, but proceeds from any donations will benefit the Zion Community Food Pantry, which serves Indiana and the surrounding area on a regular schedule each month.

Zion will also celebrate Holy Communion at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday. All are welcome.

Testifying meeting

BROCKWAY — There will be a Just For Jesus Challenge Homeless Outreach testifying meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 1 at the First Apostles’ Doctrine Church, 14530 Route 28, Brockway.

Come and share how Jesus has changed your life and hear how he is changing others through the power of the work of the cross. Call Apostle Jack L. Wisor at (814) 590-3898 or (814) 265-0243 for more information.

Grief recovery support group

Graystone Presbyterian Church, 640 Church St., Indiana, will begin a new series with GriefShare: Grief Recovery Support Group, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 4.

The meeting will be held in the Seanor Library. There is no registration required and walk-ins are welcome. For questions, call (724) 349-5556.

‘Friday Night Light’

PENN RUN — “Friday Night Light” will be held at 7 p.m. April 5 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. 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.

Chicken ’n biscuit dinner

SPRING CHURCH — A chicken ’n biscuit dinner will be held from 4 to 6:30 p.m. April 6 at Spring Church Lutheran Church, Route 56 East, four miles east of Apollo.

The menu includes chicken, biscuits, mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, dessert (pie/cake) and beverage. Donation is $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 6 to 12. Children age 5 and under eat free.

The church is handicapped accessible. For more information or to order takeout, call (724) 478-1528.

Yard/bake sale

STARFORD — The Pine Flats Church of God in Starford will hold its annual yard and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 6 at the Morningstar Community Building in Starford.

There will be clothing and all types of merchandise for sale, as well as cakes, pies, cookies, candies, breads, rolls and soup. Everyone is welcome to attend. Proceeds benefit the church.

Pork chop/chicken dinner

GIRTY — The Zion Methodist Church in Girty is holding a stuffed pork chop and stuffed chicken breast dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. April 6. The meal includes pork or chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, noodles, green beans, cole slaw, bread, homemade dessert and a beverage. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for ages 4 and under.

Spaghetti dinner

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP — A spaghetti dinner, basket raffle and 50/50 will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. April 6 at Harmony Grove Lutheran Church, 6584 Five Points Road, between Willet and Five Points.

The cost is $7 for adults, $3 for children ages 6 to 12 and free for ages 5 and under. Proceeds benefit the church basement improvements. Takeout will be available. The menu includes spaghetti, salad, bread, drink and dessert.

Pasta buffet

PENN RUN — There will be a pasta buffet from 4 to 7 p.m. April 6 at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center, 75 Grace Center Road, Penn Run.

The cost is $8 for adults and $6 for children ages 3 to 11. Those younger than 3 are admitted free. Call (724) 463-0420.

Vendors sought

DERRY — Derry First United Methodist Church is seeking vendors for their annual spring bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6 at the church, 311 N. Ligonier St., Derry, to sell crafts, baked goods, Avon, Pampered Chef, etc.

The cost is $10 to rent each 8-foot table (provided). To reserve a space, call (724) 694-8333 between 9 a.m. and noon.

Chicken dinner

ROBINSON — The Helping Hands of Robinson Evangelical United Methodist Church will hold a chicken dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 7 at the church building, 332 Mary St., Robinson.

Cost is $8 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 through 12. Children 4 and younger are free. Takeouts are available.

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

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