Soup and baked goods sale will be hosted by the Clearville United Methodist Church from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23. Soups for sale include ham and bean, chili, chicken corn and vegetable. Cost is $7 per quart. Pumpkin rolls will be sold for $5. Homemade bread and other baked goods will be available at pick up. To pre-order soup and pumpkin rolls, call 652-9813 or 784-5828 by Oct. 19.

Annual pot pie sale at the Wolfsburg United Methodist Church on Election Day, Nov. 3, will not be held this year due to unforeseen circumstances.

All floral arrangements at the Hyndman Cemetery must be removed by the first week of November to accommodate the annual cleanup. After the first week of November, floral arrangements can be replaced.

Freedom House Ministries gift and resale shop, 176 Chalybeate Road, Bedford, is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. For more information, call 494-2949.

Country Praise will present a musical concert at the Bethel Church of the Brethren, Plank Road, Everett, Oct. 25 at 10:30 a.m.

Veterans Day recognition service will be held at Time Ministries Church at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8. There will be a special program to honor and recognize veterans, who will receive a special gift. Veterans planning to attend are asked to contact the church at 624-2444 or at for a special recognition. The church is located at 5202 Business 220, Bedford. For more information, call 624-2444.

Heaven Bound will minister at 9 a.m. Oct. 18 at Tatesville United Methodist Church.

Election eve prayer for America and worship night will be held at Time Ministries Church at 7 p.m. Nov. 2. There will be prayers for the country, the election, President Donald Trump, government officials, military and personal needs. The church is located at 5202 Business 220, Bedford. Call 624-2444 for more information.

Jewish roots conference with Rabbi Jack Zimmerman will be held at Time Ministries Church from Oct. 26-28 at 7 p.m. nightly. The topics will be as follows: Monday, “The Ancient Jewish wedding and the Wedding to Come!”; Tuesday, “The Biblical Festivals and their Fulfillment in the Book of Revelation,” which will include the “Coronation of the King”; and Wednesday, “Current Events and what it tells us about the Last Days.” Zimmerman is a staff evangelist of Jewish Voice International, based in Arizona. He is a Messianic Jewish rabbi and has an understanding of the Hebrew roots of the Christian faith. He is a former stand-up comedian. He is also an award-winning reporter, radio and television host, and has taught Bible classes throughout the United States, and at theological universities in Russia and the Ukraine. Admission is free. For more information, call 624-2444 or visit The church is located at 5202 Business 220, Bedford.

Veterans dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Nov. 7 at Chestnut Ridge Fellowship Church in Fishertown. There is not charge. Call 839-2207 for reservations.

Fall semester of the Faith Bible Institute will not be offered this year. The institute hopes to begin the second semester in January. Anyone interested in taking a course title “Greek for the Rest of Us” as an online offering is asked to email

Free clothing is given away from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at the Claysburg Church of God Blessing Room. For more information, call 239-8542.

Seek and Find Shop at Love In The Name of Christ of Bedford County is open each week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Until further notice, there will be no “Bag Days.” There will be weekly specials and giveaways. The shop is located along State Street in Everett.

Family History Center at the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church is closed until further notice. For more information, call 623-2482.

Records of members, births, baptisms, confirmations, communicants, marriages and death for Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church in Dutch Corner, Bedford, have been compiled and published in a book. Families included in the book are Anderson, Beegle, Claycomb, Deffibaugh, Dibert, Fetter, Hershberger, Imler, Reighard, Smith, Walter and Weyant, who were among members of the church when it was founded in the early 1800s. The 325-page book sells for $25, plus $5 for shipping and handling. It also includes an index of 40 pages. All proceeds from the book sales will be donated to the church. The book can be ordered by making a check payable to Messiah Lutheran Church and mailing it to Messiah Lutheran Church, c/o Betty L. Johnstone, 212 Concord Drive, Bedford, PA 15522. Or patrons may contact any member of Messiah Lutheran Church to purchase a copy. The church was the home church of Indian Eve and family after her return from captivity. Eve cooked for the men building the church.

Copies of a directory for the Woods Church Cemetery are available by calling 847-2295. Cost is $10, with proceeds going to the Woods Church. The directory has information about all of the graves, including the unmarked ones.

Deadline to submit items for publication on the Church News Page is 5 p.m. Tuesdays.

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