Community Calendar

 Grace Chapel, 126 Airport Road, Shamokin, is hosting a Missionary Conference now through the 29th. Services will be held Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m. A nursery will be available.

Summer Camp at Mount Luther will begin on June 11th. There are programs for all ages, call 570-922-1587 for information. Campers who register before April 1st will receive a discount on their camp fee. The camp is located five miles west of Mifflinburg off Route 45.

The Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church will hold its Spring Rummage Sale on Friday, March 31st from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on Saturday, April 1st from 9 a.m. to Noon. The event will be held in the Mt. Pleasant Community Hall on Mile Post Road, Sunbury. (286-4917)

Donations are now being accepted by Columbia County Christian School for its benefit auction to be held April 1st. Donations are tax deductible. The school is located at 123 Schoolhouse Road, Bloomsburg. Questions? Call 570-458-8974.

The Emmanuel Wesleyan Church, Gratz, will have Revival Services, with Rev. Harry Plank, April 4th through the 9th. Services are at 7:30 nightly and on Sunday at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Information call 717-365-3040.

The Shamokin Alliance Church will be holding “Come See the Lambs” on Saturday, April 8th from 10 AM till noon. Children will have the opportunity to see and pet live lambs. Also candy and refreshments will be served! Come see the Lambs! And learn about the Lamb of God! The church is located on the corner of 2nd and Arch Streets in Shamokin.

Emmanuel’s Kettle free meal will be held Saturday, April 8th, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Emmanuel Baptist Church is located at 1314 State Route 254, Millville.(570-458-5870)

Gospel Bond will be in concert on Saturday, April 8th, at 7:30 PM, at Lairdsville Faith Church, 6786 Route 118, Lairdsville. For more information call 570-584-2765.

Living Word Baptist Church in Sweet Valley, will host the group “Covenant Ground” on Sunday, April 9th at 10:00 AM. This is a Palm Sunday Praise Service. All are invited to attend the free concert. The church is located off of Route 118 at 40 Hess Lane in Sweet Valley. For information call 570-592-3219 or 570-864-0167.

Goodwill Hose Company, Center Street, Danville, will hold “Fish Fry Fridays” through Lent. The kitchen is open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays, for eat-in, take-out or delivery

Goodwill Hose Company, Center Street, Danville will hold “Wing Nights” Saturdays beginning at 6 p.m. To place an order call 570-275-3511.

The Drama team and choir of Grace Baptist Church in Muncy will present a dramatic Easter Musical called “Bow the Knee” on Saturday, April 14th at 7 PM and Easter Sunday morning at 10 AM. Nursery is provided for both presentations. Grace Baptist Church is located at 5471 Clarkstown Road, Muncy.

Strawberry Ridge Trinity Church of Christ, Washingtonville, will be holding a Huge Yard Sale, Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th. Several truck loads of items have already been donated. If you have items you would like to donate, pick-up can be arranged. If you would like to rent a space to sell your wares, rental is only $10. Refreshments will be available both Friday and Saturday with a Pig Roast on Saturday. For more information call 570-246-1067.

The Federated Missionary Society of Montour County will hold a Lenten Tea on Wednesday, March 29th at 1:30 p.m at Grove Presbyterian Church, Bloom Street, Danville.

Columbia County Christian School will hold its annual Benefit auction on Saturday, April 1st. Doors open at 8 a.m.. The silent auction is at 8:30 a.m. and the live auction begins at 9:30 a.m. There will be a large selection of items including, antiques, collectibles, sporting goods, gift certificates, beach vacation packages and more.

Amazing Grace Community Church will hold an Easter Egg Hunt, at the Northumberland Borough Community Center, Saturday, April 1st, 1 p.m. for kids ages 2 through 10. Easter bags, crafts, and refreshments will be provided. For information, call 844-374-2422.

Penn View Bible Institute will hold its annual Missions Convention April 4th through the 6th. Services begin at 7:30 nightly with day services on April 5th and 6th at 10:10 a.m. The convention features nine special speakers and missions organizations. The Bible Institute is located at 125 Penn View Drive, Middleburg.

Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village, Lewisburg, will host a “Lunch and Learn Session” on how to downsize and sell a home. The event begins at noon, April 6th. Because seating is limited, people should RSVP to 570-523-4285.

The Federated Missionary Society of Montour County will hold a Lenten Tea on Wednesday, April 5th at 1:30 p.m at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church on Center Street in Danville. (Information: 570-951-2518)

A Spring Rummage Sale will be held Thursday, April 6th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Friday, April 7th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Sunbury. The church is located at 238 Market Street.

Hummel’s United Methodist Church, Middleburg, invites area families to their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8th at 10 a.m. There will also be a puppet show and all kinds of games. The church is located on Sassafras Road, one mile off the Middleburg/New Berlin Highway. (837-9956)

Sunbury Bible Church will hold an Easter Eggstravaganza, for toddlers and children through 5th grade, on Saturday, April 8th from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. All children must attend with an adult, don’t forget your Easter Basket for the egg hunt. (570-473-7355)

Grove Presbyterian Church, Danville, announces Holy Week services: April 9th, Palm Sunday Service, with the distribution of Palms, will begin at 10:15 a.m. – Maundy Thursday, April 13th, 7:30 p.m. is the Tenebrae, the Service of Shadows. The Sacrament will be served by Intinction. and Easter Sunday, April 16th, a special Sunrise Service will be held at 6:30 a.m. at Riverfront Park in Danville. Easter Worship will be held at 10:15 a.m. in the Grove Sanctuary. All choirs will offer special music. Professional Childcare is provided at all Services.

Kingdom Kidz Inc. will present a Puppet Dinner Theater, Sunday, April 9th, 12:15 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Milton. The puppet “Countdown to Easter” will be presented at 1 p.m. Call 570-838-3133 for more information.

Gospel Bond will be in concert, Sunday, April 9th, 7 p.m. at Grace Reformed Church, Troxelville. The church is located at 8170 Troxelville Road, refreshments will be served. (Information: 570-658-6146.

Dr. Edward Krzykwa, from Vicksburg, will speak about the Shroud of Turin on Sunday, April 9th, 5 p.m. at the Mooresburg Presbyterian Church. The shroud of Turin is believed to have been the linen cloth used to wrap Christ’s body for burial. (570-271-1145)

The Diakon Family Life Services is offering a program for those who have lived with pain for a long time and want to get more out of life. The eight-week program will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, from April 13th through June 1st at the Diakon Family Life Services center at 241 Broad Street, Montoursville. For information call 570-322-7873.

The Jacobs Brothers will be in concert on Saturday, April 15th, at 7:30 PM, at Lairdsville Faith Church, 6786 Route 118, Lairdsville. For more information call 570-584-2765.

An Easter egg hunt, for ages 1 through 10, will be held Saturday, April 15th, 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Trinity Assembly of God, Montoursville. The church is located at 332 North Loyalsock Avenue. (Information: 570-368-1026)

The churches of Center United Methodist charge invite you to an Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30 a.m. Easter morning. We will gather in the field, off Shambach Road, just past Shade Mountain Winery on Route 104. In the event of inclement weather the service will be held at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Penns Creek. (570-837-1760)

Southern Columbia High School Auditorium is sponsoring 2 free events: April 21st at 7 p.m. is the showing of the “war Room” for the whole family – April 22nd, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. will be a Priscilla Shirer Simulcast for teen to adult age women. Call the school for information.

A Prayer Breakfast will be held at 7:15 a.m. on April 22nd at the Morris Family restaurant, 6305 Columbia Boulevard (Lime Ridge) Bloomsburg.

Lu-la-ru Multi-consultant Fundraiser event, for Pure Joy Missions, will be held Saturday, April 22nd, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 316 Golf Course Road, Milton. Pure Joy Missions serves the local community as well as Puerto Barios Guatemala. For information call 570-713-9779

New Dawn Ministries will perform in concert on Saturday, May 6th, at 7:30 PM, at Lairdsville Faith Church, 6786 Route 118, Lairdsville. Call 570-584-2765 for more information.

Pennsylvania State Police “Troop N Sunny Day Camp Cadet”, for Special Needs Individuals, is open for registration. Any child or adult, ages 8 and up, with special needs and residing in Monroe, Columbia, Carbon, or Luzerne Counties may register now through April 23rd. Day Camp will be held Saturday, May 13th, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pocono Raceway in Monroe County. Lunch and snacks will be provided. The registration page can be accessed at the Troop N Camp Cadet Facebook page. (570-459-3890)

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation designating May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day, and the week in which that date falls, as Police Week. Mooresburg Presbyterian church will hold a special service on Sunday, May 7th, 9:30 a.m. to show support and say thank you! For information call 570-271-1145.

Teenage (Mothers of Preschoolers) meet at the Pregnancy Care Center on Market Street, Shamokin, on the first and third Mondays at 4 p.m. All pregnant women and moms up to age 21 are invited to join for fun, fellowship, and mutual support.

Strawberry Ridge Trinity Church of Christ, Washingtonville, will be holding a Huge Yard Sale, Friday, May 12th and Saturday, May 13th. Several truck loads of items have already been donated. If you have items you would like to donate, pick up can be arranged. If you would like to rent a space to sell your wares, rental is only $10. Refreshments will be available both Friday and Saturday with a Pig Roast on Saturday. For more information call 570-246-1067.

 

 

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