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.

Craft fair and turkey dinner will be hosted by the Dunnings Creek Church of the Brethren Women’s Fellowship Nov. 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church, located along Route 96 in Ryot, between Pleasantville and New Paris. There will be local vendors. Cost for dinners will be $9 each.

Whips Cove Church at 5044 Moss Road, Warfordsburg, will host a pancake supper Nov. 2, starting at 5 p.m. The menu will consist of buttermilk and old-fashioned buckwheat pancakes, ham, sausage links, puddin’, sausage gravy, fried and scrambled eggs, coffee, hot chocolate and orange juice. Donations will be accepted.

Fall-Fest and Trunk or Treat will be hosted by the Manns Choice Church of God from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 3. There will be decorated trunks for participants to collect candy, as well as games, food snacks and a performance by a clown. The church is located at 6150 Allegheny Road, Manns Choice.

Election Day luncheon will be hosted by the Breezewood Methodist Church from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 5. There will be sausage sandwiches, beef barbecue, homemade soups, pies and more. Eat-in and takeout services will be available. The church is located by the Breezewood Post Office. For more information, call 735-3218 or 207-3810.

Faith Bible Institute November classes will focus on a study in Ephesians, one of Paul’s prison epistles. Classes will be held at Foundations Christian Academy, Upper Snake Spring Road, Everett, Nov. 5, 12, 19, 26, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dale Chamberlain will teach. There is no cost. For more information, call 623-6744.

Bob and Joyce Roundy, missionaries to Venezuela, will speak at the 9:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. services Nov. 3 at Pennwood Bible Church, 440 Hospital Drive, Everett. They will give a mission’s report at 6:15 p.m.

Chestnut Ridge Fellowship Church, Route 56, Fishertown, will host two tributes for veterans. The church will host a concert with the Fellowship Quartet and a dinner at 5 p.m. Nov. 9 and a special Veterans Day concert at 2 p.m. Nov. 10. The Bridge Choir will perform. Reservations for the dinner, open to all veterans, are due Nov. 4 by calling 839-2207.

Spaghetti supper will be served by the Women’s Missionary Society of the Raystown Brethren Church from 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2 at the church, 8753 Raystown Road, Saxton. Eat-in and takeout services will be available. The menu will include all-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatballs, soup, garlic bread, salad bar, dessert and beverage. Donations will be accepted.

Carmelite Community of the Word Hands and Hearts Haiti Ministry will sponsor a Harvest Tea & Basket Auction from 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 24 at St. Patrick’s Parish Hall in Newry. Tickets are $18. The deadline to purchase tickets is Nov. 18. To reserve tickets, send names of all persons attending, along with payment to: CCW Hands & Hearts Haiti Ministry, 394 Bem Road, Gallitizin, PA 16641. For more information, call 886-4098.

Revival with Tom Zuercher will be held at Woodbury Church of the Brethren Nov. 10-13. Pastor Zuercher will begin Sunday morning at 9:25 a.m. by asking people to consider if being an “Almost Christian” works. He will continue at 7 p.m. each evening with the following: “A ‘Tree’ is the Answer to Struggle With Sin,” Sunday; “Toxicity: Sickness and Death – In the Spiritual World,” Monday; “Doing the Right Thing When Nobody Notices,” Tuesday; “Shake Off Discouragement or Your Faith Will Never be Strong and Bold,” Wednesday. There is a free fellowship meal Wednesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Zuercher is a retired pastor and district executive from northern Ohio. The church is located at 4359 Woodbury Pike, Woodbury. For information, call Pastor David Ulm at 793-2288.

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 the church at 623-5065 or John Kring at 839-4980 with the name, number attending and contact phone number.

Free veterans’ banquet will be held at 5 p.m. Nov. 9 at Liberty Independent Baptist Church, 13619 Lincoln Highway, Everett. The music group “The Gospel Strings” will provide music, starting at 5 p.m., and the free meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 652-9504.

Second free Thanksgiving dinner at the Tatesville United Methodist Church will be served from noon to 2 p.m. Nov. 24. The meal is open to the public.

Turkey dinner will be served from 3 to 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at Palo Alto United Methodist Church, Hyndman. The menu will include turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, pumpkin pie or cake and drink. Cost will be $10 for anyone 12 and older, $6 for children under 12 and free for veterans.

Election Day ham pot pie dinner will be served from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 5 at Wolfsburg United Methodist Church. The menu will include ham pot pie, green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, rolls, dessert. Cost will be $9. Carryouts will be available.

Sunday School Rally will be held at 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Chaneysville Community Church.

Bedford-Fulton Christian Conference will meet at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at the Black Valley Federated Church of the Brethren.

Members of St. Matthew Lutheran Church at 115 E. Penn St., Martinsburg, will present a walk through the Christmas story, “Journey to Bethlehem,” Dec. 8 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. As shepherds guide visitors along the “Journey to Bethlehem,” the angel Gabriel tells about the message he delivers to Mary and Elizabeth; Joseph and Mary share their fears and joys along their journey; the busy innkeeper tells of his conversation with Joseph; the wise men describe what it was like to follow the star; and God’s message of peace is presented. Refreshments will be served following the “journey.” Plenty of free parking is available. There is no charge for the journey. In support of the Martinsburg Food Pantry, St. Matthew will accept donations of nonperishable food items at both presentations. An offering will be accepted for people wishing to make a monetary donation. For more information or directions to the church, contact the office weekday mornings between 9 and noon by calling 793-2413. This year, the church also will present “Journey to Bethlehem” as a stage play at Bice Memorial Chapel at Homewood at Martinsburg, on Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. for people unable to participate in the walking tour at St. Matthew.

Spaghetti dinner will be served all-you-can-eat style by the Knights of Columbus of St. John’s Parish in New Baltimore from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at the church hall. The dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, dinner rolls and dessert. All profits are donated to local charities. Admission will be $8 for anyone 12 and older, $3 for children ages 3 to 11 and free for children under 3.

Six Mile Run Methodist Church will pay tribute to emergency medical services personnel, emergency medical technicians and veterans during the 9 a.m. service Nov. 10. A lunch brunch will follow the service.

Community meal will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Imler. The meals are served on the Saturday of every month. Eat-in or takeout services are available. For more information, call 276-3852 after 11 a.m. on the days of the meals.

Revival services with speaker Roger Parsons will be held at 10:45 a.m. Nov. 3 and 7 p.m. Nov. 3-5 at St. Johns Christian Church, Cessna. Special music will be presented by Randy Simpson Sunday morning, St. John United Church of Christ of Bedford Choir on Sunday evening and the Bridge Community Choir and Rod Horner on Monday. There also will be special music on Tuesday.

Revival services will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 6-8 at Point United Methodist Church. Roger Parsons will speak.

Veterans will be honored at the 10:45 a.m. worship service Nov. 10 at St. Johns Christian Church, Cessna. Josh Lang will speak.

New Life Bible Camp will host the annual Luncheon at the Lodge Nov. 13. Lunch will be served at noon, followed by a concert by local Country Gospel Singer Tom Smith. Donations will be accepted to cover the costs and to help the ministry of New Life Bible Camp. Call 842-3325 or write Andy Maples at for more information. Space is limited; reservations are requested. This luncheon is open to the public.

Everett Church of the Brethren, corner of Water and Second streets, hosts an hour of Centering Prayer at 1 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month. Enter the church from the Second Street door where the light is on.

Veterans will be recognized at Time Ministries Church on Nov. 10. The morning will start out with a free breakfast for everyone and veterans from 8:15 to 10 a.m. A special program and recognition service will follow at 10:30 a.m. Veterans will be recognized and each will receive a special gift. The church is located at 5202 Business 220, Bedford. For more information, call 624-2444.

GlowFest 2019 has been scheduled for Nov. 9 at Time Ministries Church. Registration is from 3:30 to 4 p.m. The event will run from 4 to 8 p.m. A variety of activities are already in the works including the popular indoor Giant Maze, a bounce house, lots of door prizes for children and adults, snacks, music, interactive games, a craft station and much more. Admission is free. Attendees can register at the door or register ahead by calling 624-2444 or through or online at The church is located at 5202 Business 220, Bedford.

Operation Christmas Child season is right around the corner. Millions of shoeboxes will be collected around the country during National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25. Before the gifts can be sent to children around the world, each one has to be carefully inspected and made ready for overseas shipment. People must be at least 13 years of age to participate. One-day trips on charter buses are being organized to the Baltimore Processing Center for Dec. 6 and Dec. 14. The cost is $30 per person, food not included, and is based on a full bus. To register, or for more information, contact Mary Fazenbaker at or 735-4859. The deadline is Nov. 1.

Bedford Moms in Prayer group will meet the third Saturday of each month during the school year at Denny’s Restaurant, Route 220 north of Bedford, for breakfast from 8 to 9 a.m. and prayer time from 9 to 10 a.m. For more information, call Diane Flaaen at 623-7787 or Elyse Murphy at 847-2512. The group is part of a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization. The chapter’s primary purpose is to pray for the Bedford Area School District’s staff, students and administration. Mothers of students and concerned women in the Bedford district are invited.

Family Fun Nights will be held at Time Ministries Church from 6 to 7 p.m. Nov. 22 and Jan. 31. The event will kick off with bingo. Admission is free. The church is located at 5202 Business 220, Bedford. For more information, call 624-2444.

Free senior luncheons will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. the first Thursday at Pleasant Hill Bible Church, 2793 Briar Valley Road, Imlertown. For more information, call 803-8614.

Solid Rock Independent Baptist Church will host a tour of Jordan and Israel Feb. 9-21. The trip includes flights, transportation, lodging, food, tips and taxes. Passports are needed and a $300 deposit is required by Nov. 1 for the $3,999 trip. Final payment is due Dec. 11. For additional information, call John Klink at 804-761-5088.

“Stitches of Love Quilters” group makes child-sized quilts for children of Bedford County dealing with stressful situations. The group meets the first Thursday of each month from 9 to 11 a.m. at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 144 W. John St., Bedford. For more information, call 839-4595.

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