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Services and events at Time Ministries Church have either been postponed or canceled. Family Fun Nights will resume April 24. The special conference with Rabbi Jack Zimmerman will be rescheduled for fall. Sunday morning services will be live-streamed at 10:30 a.m. They can be viewed at www.F…

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If anyone wanted to point to signs of Christ’s return, the last two weeks have been a prophecy student’s dream.

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Crossroads Bible Church announced it will not meet physically on Sundays until further notice. Services will be livestreamed on Sundays at 11 a.m. and can be viewed at crossroadsbible.info or on the church’s Facebook page.

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A few days ago, life was normal. People were going to work, children going to school, and the stores had toilet paper enough to sell.

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Every year, I have a column named “Why Easter?” It is not the same column every year, but the goal is the same — to get people to think about what they think about Easter.

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Soup sale will be hosted by St. Paul’s Church in Imler on March 26. Pick up time will be 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To place an order for ham and bean, chili and turkey and rice soups, call Lois Ickes at 276-3306. Price is $7 per quart.

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I received news yesterday of the death of a dear friend. This week’s column is not a tribute to her, but we will investigate that subject no one wants to discuss — death.

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Spaghetti dinner to benefit disaster response ministries will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. March 14 at the Snake Spring Valley Church of the Brethren. Eat-in and take-out services will be available. Cost will be $8 for anyone 12 and older and $4 for children ages 5 to 11.

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Love in the Name of Christ ham and cheese sandwich sale fundraisers will be held March 5, June 4, Sept. 3. Cost is $5 for a sandwich and chips. To place orders, call 652-0025.

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When reading or studying the Scripture, it is vital to notice repetition. God is a fan of using repetition in His teaching, especially when He is trying to make a point.

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Ash Wednesday service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at Zion Lutheran Church. A light supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. Pastor Kathy Popp will lead a quiet and reflective service that will include the Imposition of Ashes in preparation for the Lenten season. The service is open to all de…

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Both President Trump and Speaker Pelosi have the position and authority they have because of God.

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St. Peter’s Lutheran Church will host its annual Chili Cook Off from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 22. Cost is $6 for anyone 13 and older, $4 for children ages 4 to 12 and free for children ages 3 and younger. There will also be a bake sale and basket raffle. The church is located at 175 Graybill Rd.,…

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Lost in the daily impeachment news is the story of Tuesday’s announcement by President Trump’s and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s peace plan for Israel.

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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 rapture, as Christians call it, is the Biblical prophecy of Jesus appearing in the sky and calling all the real Christians home to heaven. Those Christians who have passed away since Christ’s resurrection will also be resurrected and acquire their eternal bodies. Those Christians who are…

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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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Way back in the day, way back before high school basketball had a three-point shot, way back when I was in high school, my high school had an outstanding basketball team. We were a large school, playing the best schools in the state of Ohio.

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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.