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Whips Cove Church will serve a pancake supper Feb. 1, starting at 5 p.m. The church is located at 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg. The menu will consist of buttermilk pancakes, old-fashioned buckwheat pancakes, ham, sausage links, puddin’, sausage gravy, fried and scrambled eggs. Coffee, hot ch…

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The Apostles asked Jesus, “Tell us, when shall these things be? And what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world” (Matthew 24:3)?

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Sportsmen’s banquet will be held at 5 p.m. Jan. 11 at Liberty Independent Baptist Church, 13619 Lincoln Highway, Everett. Admission is free; seating is limited. There will be a free wild game meal, a sportsman speaker and a drawing for door prizes. For more information, call 652-9504.

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How will the current saber-rattling between the United States and Iran end? Time will tell. How will Iran come to an end? The Bible tells us.

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Sportsmen’s banquet will be held at 5 p.m. Jan. 11 at Liberty Independent Baptist Church, 13619 Lincoln Highway, Everett. Admission is free; seating is limited. There will be a free wild game meal, a sportsman speaker and a drawing for door prizes. For more information, call 652-9504.

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As I type these words, there are only three days left in the decade of 2010. Most everyone will read this column after the start of the 2020s.

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Crossroads will minister in song from 6 to 8 p.m. New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, at the Missional Church at Friendship Village. An evening of fellowship will be held in the fellowship center.

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Everett Church of the Brethren will host a Christmas Eve service at 7 p.m. Dec. 24.

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When I think of Christmases of my childhood, it is strange what I remember. I remember gazing through the window into the darkness.

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“Christmas Eve at the Old Log Church” will celebrate its 12th anniversary. The 11:30 p.m. event is a celebration of the holiday that combines religious and secular music, poetry, readings, decorations, and anything else that might come up to help in the rejoicing of this festive and spiritua…

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The Adult Choir of St. John’s Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ, 144 W. John St., Bedford, will present the Christmas cantata “Waiting For Christmas” on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary.

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As the calendar pages flip through the passing centuries, the misnomers of Christmas have continued to grow.

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St. Paul’s Church in Imler is selling homemade soup. Orders for ham and bean, turkey noodle corn and chili are due Dec. 2 for pickup between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 5. cost is $7 per quart and $4 per pint. Call Lois at 276-3306 to order or to make other arrangements for picking up orders.

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Churches of Southern Morrisons Cove will host a community Thanksgiving service at 7 p.m. Nov. 24 at Faith United Methodist Church in Woodbury. Sponsored by the Southern Cove Ministerium, the service will include a Thanksgiving message by Pastor Darwin Steele of the Bell Seventh-day Baptist C…

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Thanksgiving dinner will be served free of charge on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28. The meal will be coordinated by the Bedford Service Unit of the Salvation Army and will be served at Trinity Lutheran Church, 106 W. Penn St., on Bedford’s Public Square. The dinner buffet will be open from 11 to…

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Manns Choice Church of God will host a veterans appreciation dinner with a free meal and concert at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 10. Veterans may bring one guest. The concert, featuring the Flight 93 memorial chorus, will begin at 6 p.m. Sign up in the foyer of the church or make reservations by calling t…

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“The Equalizer” was a TV show from the 1980s. A brief premise is that a former secret agent used strong-arm tactics to help those who could not help themselves. Often in the show, the main character would say, “There are no surprises.” The point being, he was prepared for anything that might…

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Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren Clothing Ministry will host a clothing giveaway at 9 a.m. Nov. 2 at the church, 4285 Raystown Road, Hopewell.

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Trunk or Treat will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Everett Church of the Brethren, 119 E. Second St., Everett. Pizza, hot dogs and hot chocolate will be served.

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When people my age (I am 60) look at the differences between now and “back in the day,” technology tops the list. Today everyone is walking around with a phone in their pocket. When I was a kid, we knew of one person, a doctor, who had a phone in his car.

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Trunk or Treat will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Everett Church of the Brethren, 119 E. Second St., Everett. Pizza, hot dogs and hot chocolate will be served.

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Bedford Valley Bible Church is showing appreciation to its pastor by recognizing its minister of 46 years, Pastor John Hollis, and his wife, Gloria Mae, during worship services at 11 a.m. on Oct. 20.

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Weyant United Methodist Church will host Homecoming at 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Guest speaker will be Gary Blankley. Special music will be provided during the service and a meal will follow.

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“I love you” are words that seem to be said either too often or far too little.

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Annual Bedford County Life Chain will take place Oct. 6 from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Signs may be picked up at the Bedford Elementary School parking lot beginning at 2 p.m. The Life Chain will stretch along Business Route 220 from the elementary school to St. Thomas Catholic Church at the corner o…

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Fishertown Community Bible Church recently celebrated its 150th anniversary with a special service and dinner. Shown are, from left, former pastors Craig Manges and Lew Button, current pastor David Lambert and former pastor Ned Donaldson. The church is located at 2743 Valley Road, Fishertown…

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When rotten things happen in life; God does have a plan.

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Hyndman United Methodist Church, 183 First Ave., will have its annual apple butter boil on Sept. 28. Quarts will $8; pints will be $4.50; half-pints will be $3.50. To place an order, call 842-3830.

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The other day, I was with a group of ministers, and the conversation somehow turned to the times when people come to the church to ask for monetary help. We all had experiences with phone calls, visits, and surprising as it may seem, each of us has had someone come in interrupting church ser…

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Clothing giveaway will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Sept. 24 at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 144 W. John St., Bedford.

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This morning while reading through social media, I saw a post listing eight promises from God. Every one of them is true, but the problem is, many people will apply God’s promises to themselves when they only apply to God’s children.

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Breezewood Trucker Traveler Ministry will host a bazaar and bake sale Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Everett Church of the Brethren, 119 E. Second St., Everett. Lunch will be available.

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Last week, this column was a call to repentance. This week, I hope to address a problem that seems to be rampant among Christians today — not believing the Bible.

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Calvary Baptist Church, located at 615 Barclay Drive, Bedford, will host Pastor Appreciation Day Sept. 8 at 10:30 a.m. Uruguay, South America, missionary Robert Johns will be the special speaker. A covered dish luncheon will follow the service. After the luncheon, a baptismal service will be…

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One of the rules of journalism is not to use old cliches, but sometimes I feel like I am barking up the wrong tree, or beating a dead horse. Here we are a new week and another column containing the words, “Another mass shooting.”

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Power House, a weekly community youth ministry for students age 8-18, will restart on Sept. 11 at Dunnings Creek Church. Each week, a meal is offered at 5:30 p.m. in the church’s fellowship hall. Then, from 6 to 6:45 p.m., age-level “breakout sessions” led by volunteer leaders allow the grou…

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“For that which I do I allow not: for what I would, that do I not; but what I hate, that do I.” — The Apostle Paul, Romans 7:15.

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You know the Ten Commandments and the seemingly endless list of dos and don’ts that people think appear throughout the Bible. What has God done with the law?

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Clothing giveaway will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Chestnut Ridge Fellowship Church center, Route 56, Fishertown. For more information, call 839-2207.

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Clothing giveaway will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 23 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Chestnut Ridge Fellowship Church center, Route 56, Fishertown. For more information, call 839-2207.

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Harmony Chord Factory, a men’s barbershop quartet, will sing at 3 p.m. Aug. 11 at Bethel United Methodist Church, located 3 1/2 miles north of the Maryland state line along Route 220.

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Freedom House Ministries is partnering with Christian Literacy Associates to offer a free tutor training workshop Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 176 Chalybeate Road, Bedford. Attendees will learn how to use The Christian Literacy Series to teach an adult how to read while introducing …

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Ice cream festival will be hosted by the Everett Church of the Brethren, corner of Water and Second streets, from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 17. There will be homemade ice cream, as well as pies, cakes, sloppy joes, hot dogs and baked beans.

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Ice cream festival will be hosted by the Everett Church of the Brethren, corner of Water and Second streets, from 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 17. There will be homemade ice cream, as well as pies, cakes, sloppy joes, hot dogs and baked beans.

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Without getting into a sizeable theological debate on the several different judgments the Bible talks about, let us assume, come judgment day, God asks you a straightforward question, “Why should I let you into heaven?” What would your answer be?