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Everett Seventh Day Adventist Church will host a blood drive from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Dec. 6. Walk-ins are welcome, but scheduled people are given priority. The church is located behind Hawthorne Manor off Route 30.

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Christmas Advent Hymn Sing will be held at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at Zion Lutheran Church in Clearville.

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Clothing giveaway will be hosted by the Yellow Creek Church of the Brethren, Hopewell, from 9 to 11 a.m. Nov. 20.

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Free clothing giveaway will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Nov. 23 at St John’s U.C.C., 144 W John St., Bedford.

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Bedford Service Unit of the Salvation Army will serve a free community Thanksgiving feast Nov. 25 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 106 W. Penn St., on Bedford’s Public Square. The menu will include roast turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, vegetables, gravy and pumpkin pie. Meal reservations are n…

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Annual free community Thanksgiving dinner will be hosted by the Ryot Church of the Nazarene, 406 Dunkard Hollow Road, Alum Bank, on Thanksgiving day, Nov. 25, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Due to continuing health concerns, all dinners will be carryout. Pull into church parking lot and follow si…

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Pleasant Union Church in Clearville has announced several upcoming events. An old-fashioned revival will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 25-29, with Dalmas Bard as the speaker and special music nightly. Trunk or Treat will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30. Refreshments of hot dogs and hot chocolate w…

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Fall Fest and Trunk-or-Treat will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at the Bedford Forge United Methodist Church, 384 Jack’s Corner Road, Hopewell. There will be hay rides, food and games.

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Tulls Hill Bible Church will host revival services Oct. 10-13. Pastor Ken Korns will speak at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Oct. 10. The speaker for the 7 p.m. service on Oct. 11 will be Pastor Jim Espenshade. Pastor Martin Wickens will speak at 7 p.m. Oct. 12, and Pastor Floyd Rinehart will speak a…

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Free lunch will be served take-out only style from 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 10 at the United Church of Schellsburg through the church’s Called to Care Outreach program. The menu will include meatball sandwich, pasta salad, applesauce and cookies. For more information, call 814-733-4811.

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Cemetery walk through the graveyard in Loysburg will be held Oct. 3, beginning at 2 p.m. In case of inclement weather, the walk will be held the following Sunday at the same time. Anyone who is interested is invited. Persons may bring a stool or light-weight lawn chair with them if they feel…

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(This column originally appeared in the March 15, 2019, Bedford Gazette. Pastor Johnson’s column will not be available for unspecified time, so the Gazette will run past columns for now.)

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Stevens Family will sing at Christ Victory Church, New Buena Vista, 470 Buena Road, Manns Choice, at 7 p.m. Oct. 3.on Sunday. The singing group performs contemporary, acapella, orchestral accompaniment, original songs, and hymns. An offering will be collected.

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(This column originally appeared in the Feb. 1, 2019, Bedford Gazette. Pastor Johnson’s column will not be available for unspecified time, so the Gazette will run past columns for now.)

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Ham and turkey dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Sept. 11 at Upper Claar Church, Claysburg. Ham, turkey and all the homemade trimmings will be included. The dinner will be served takeout, drive-thru only style. Cost will be $10. Pre-ordering is encouraged by calling or texting 814-931-7130.

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(This column originally appeared in the Jan. 18, 2019, Bedford Gazette. Pastor Johnson’s column will not be available for unspecified time, so the Gazette will run past columns for now.)

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Takeout turkey noodle dinner will be served Sept. 12 at St. Paul’s Church, Imler. All orders are due by Sept. 8 by calling 814-276-3787. Cost is $10. Dinners can be picked up at the church basement between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

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You have been feeling sick, and you make an appointment with the doctor. After examination, the physician writes you a prescription.

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Fall Prayer and Praise event will be hosted by Ladies Encounter Ministry from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 21 at Faith Assembly, Roaring Spring. Mike and Laura Clark will lead praise and worship. Prayers for churches, pastors and leaders, communities, schools, teachers, the nation and the world will be…

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Bedford United Methodist Church will host a Gospel Project Sunday school community event at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the church, 132 E. John St. Activities will be provided for children. Light refreshments will be served.

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“Go For the Gold” Summer Games Vacation Bible school will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 9-11 at St. John’s Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ, 144 W. John St., Bedford. There will be Bible stories, “Olympic” games and fellowship. Call 814-623-8817 to register.

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Everett Seventh-Day Adventist Church, behind Hawthorne Manor, will host a blood drive from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Aug. 2. Anyone can make an appointment at redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-733-2767. Donors are needed.

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St. John’s Reformed Church of Loysburg will hold a one-week evening Vacation Bible School for children of the church and community from 5:30 to 7:40 p.m. Aug. 1-5. Parents, grandparents and friends of children attending VBS are invited to a closing program in the church sanctuary beginning a…

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Peach Festival will be held Aug. 7 at the Palo Alto United Methodist church pavilion, 1798 Hyndman Road, Hyndman. The festival will be hosted by the Four Point Harmony Charge, consisting of the Hyndman, Palo Alto, Cooks Mills and Mt. Harmony (Wellersburg) United Methodist churches. The festi…

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Quaker museum at 3140 Valley Road, Fishertown, is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free.

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Quaker museum at 3140 Valley Road, Fishertown, is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is free.

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Worship in the Lot services will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. June 17, July 1, 15 and Aug. 12 at the Everett United Methodist Church parking lot. The services will offer an interactive look at God’s character. There will be music, lessons, group activities and refreshments. The services will be …

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Memorial service will be held at the Black Valley Church at 9:30 a.m. May 30. The service will be conducted by Pastor Randy Parish, who will be assisted by Monte Adams. Debbie Eshelman and the choir will provide special music. Following the service, a covered dish dinner will begin at noon. …

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Blood drive will be hosted by the Seventh-Day Adventist Church from 12:30 to 5 p.m. May 24. Walk-ins are welcomed but scheduled people go first.

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Freedom House Ministries gift and resale shop is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Donations of gently used or new items will be accepted during shop hours. No clothing, stuffed animals, bedding or large appliances will be accepted. The ministry is selling Gardne…

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Election Day ham pot pie sale will be hosted by the Wolfsburg United Methodist Church from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., or until sold out, May 18. Cost will be $9 for one quart of pot pie, two dinner rolls and two chocolate gobs. Pre-orders will be accepted until May 15 by calling 814-623-6595 or 814-…

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Quarts of vegetable beef and ham and bean soup will available for pickup May 1 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Upper Claar Church, Claysburg, on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cost will be $6 per quart. Questions will be answered at 814-931-7130.

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Quarts of vegetable beef and ham and bean soup will available for pickup May 1 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Upper Claar Church, Claysburg, on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cost will be $6 per quart. Questions will be answered at 814-931-7130.

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Imler will host a sub and soup sale on April 24. Cost is $7 per sub and $7 per quart of soup for turkey noodle, ham and bean and vegetable. Orders are by pre-sale only and must be made by April 21 by calling 814-276-3787, 814-276-3306 or 814-276-3763. Or…

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Concerts will be presented by Christian Paul and Gleny Cherian on April 10 at 11 a.m. at the Everett Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 203 Drive-In Lane, and at 3:30 p.m. at the Altoona Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 509 S. 25th St. For more information, call 814-276-5448.

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Clearville area community churches will host Easter sunrise service at 7:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 4, at Clearville Zion Lutheran Church.

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One-day revival with Bishop Garvin Floyd will be held March 28 at the Manns Choice Church of God. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

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Everett Seventh-Day Adventist Church will host a blood drive from 12:30 to 5 p.m. March 29. Walk-ins will be welcomed; scheduled donors will go first.

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St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Imler will host a sub sale on March 27. Pre-order is required by March 22. The price is $7. Subs can be picked up between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. March 27. Call 814-276-3306, 814-276-3787 or 814-276-3763 to order.

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Soup and bake sale will be hosted by the Clearville United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 26. Soups will include vegetable, ham and bean and chili. Cost will be $7 per quart. There also will be homemade bread, baked goods and Easter eggs. Call 814-784-5828 or 814-652-9813 by M…

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Easter Story Live drive-thru presentation will be hosted by the Bedford Forge United Methodist Church, located at 384 Jacks Corner Road in Hopewell, from 5 to 7 p.m. March 20. Admission is free. Rain date is March 27.

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Seafood drive-thru will be hosted by St. Patrick’s Church, 731 Patrick Lane, Newry, on Fridays, Feb. 19 through April 2, from 4 p.m. until sold out each day. There will be a choice of baked or fried haddock, fried cod or fried shrimp, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes and roll f…

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Ash Wednesday community service will be held at Yeager Lutheran Church at 7 p.m. on Feb. 17. The day marks the beginning of the season of Lent in preparation for Easter. The service will include Communion and receiving the imposition of ashes. Pastor Jenny Barnes will use a Q-tip to safely a…

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Soup sale will be hosted by St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Imler on Feb. 20. Turkey and corn noodle, ham and bean and vegetable soups will be sold for $7 per quart with pick up between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Preorder by Feb. 16 by calling 814-276-3306.

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Red Cross blood drive will be held from 12:30 to 5 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Everett Seventh Day Adventist Church, 203 Drive-In Lane, Everett, behind Hawthorne Manor. To schedule an appointment, visit RedCrossBlood.org. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, appointments and the wearing of face masks ar…

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Moms in Prayer will meet via Zoom on the third Saturday of each month, through May. At 9 a.m., the meeting will begin with a time of sharing and then move into prayer, guided by Scriptures. Sessions end close to 11 a.m. The local group meets to pray for the Bedford Area School District’s chi…

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Moms in Prayer will meet via Zoom on the third Saturday of each month, through May. At 9 a.m., the meeting will begin with a time of sharing and then move into prayer, guided by Scriptures. Sessions end close to 11 a.m. The local group meets to pray for the Bedford Area School District’s chi…

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First Night Free event for Perspectives on the World Christian Movement will be held at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at Crossroads Bible Church, 5564 Business 220, Bedford. Bob Sjogren, president of Unveiling Glory Ministries, will speak and will offer a look at the upcoming Perspectives class. CDC gui…

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Citrus fruit will be available at the Everett Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 203 Drive-In Lane (near UPMC Hospital), in late January. Order by Jan. 3. Fruit available includes navels, honeybells, grapefruit and navel/grapefruit mix. Pickup is at the church on Jan. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. To place…