Wayne Wozniak, missionary to Peru and Colombia, South America, will be exploring the topic “Two Attacks Against the New Testament” on June 26 at 7 p.m. Time Ministries Church. Wozniak will walk the congregation through answers to attacks that the New Testament was not written by First Century eyewitnesses and that the manuscripts were changed thousands of times through the centuries. After the presentation, he will give an update on their mission ministry in Peru and Colombia. The church is located at 5202 Business 200, Bedford. For more information, call 624-2444.
Mid-summer bazaar will be hosted by the Covenant Women of God from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 19 and July 20 at Christ Victory Church in New Buena Vista. Tables can be rented for $10 for one or $15 for two. To rent table space, call 977-0208 or 733-4478.
Vacation Bible School will be held at Pennwood Bible Church, 440 Hospital Drive, Everett, from 6 to 8 p.m. June 17-19. The theme is “Who is this Jesus?” All children who finished kindergarten through those who just finished fifth grade may attend. There will be Bible stories, songs, snacks, games and more. A bus route through Everett will be provided.
Annual MEGA Sports Camp, “Fundamentals,” will be held at the Everett Assembly of God from 6 to 9 p.m. July 8-12. Sports training will be offered in soccer for children ages 6-12, flag football for children ages 6-12, cheerleading for children ages 6-12, basketball for children ages 8-12 and volleyball for children ages 10-12. Children ages 3-5 will participate in SPARK activities, and MSQUAD, for children ages 6-8, will play a variety of sports. Bible stories that help build character traits to excel in sports and life will be shared. Cost of registration is $5 for the camp T-shirt. Call 652-6917 to register or for more information.
Father’s Day breakfast will be served at Liberty Independent Baptist Church, 13619 Lincoln Highway, Everett, June 16, starting at 10 a.m. in the fellowship hall. A special service will follow at 11 a.m. There will be a free gift given to each father in attendance. For more information, call 652-9504.
“Can God Love a Mess Like Me?” will be the topic of discussion at the Lifetree Cafe at 6:30 p.m. June 20 at Faith United Methodist Church, 133 Main St., Woodbury. The discussion will feature a filmed interview with William Paul Young, author of “The Shack” and “Cross Roads.” Young will weigh in on whether God loves imperfect people. Admission to the 60-minute event is free.
Bus trip to Lancaster will be hosted by the United Church of Schellsburg on June 27. Participants will eat at noon at an Amish home and then tour the Amish country with an Amish tour guide on the bus. The bus will pick up riders at 7:30 a.m. at the parking lot of the Bedford Square Shopping Center. Doris Clark-Imgrund will be the escort. The trip is open to the public. Call 733-4121 to make reservations.
Kidz Time will celebrate Father’s Day with a session from 10 a.m. to noon June 15 at Faith United Methodist Church, 133 Main St., Woodbury. Kidz Time meets once a month for a time of growing in and sharing faith through games, crafts, stories and more.
Family Fun Night will be held at Time Ministries Church every last Friday of the month. The June 28 event will include outdoor activities, weather permitting. The event is open to all ages, including adults, and there will be a Toddler Zone. Doors open at 5 p.m. for indoor archery. Bring archery equipment. Other activities will begin at 6 p.m. and will include basketball, volleyball, foosball, air hockey, four square, bounce house, ping pong, badminton, dodge ball, billiards and more. Activities will vary. There also will be indoor board games. There will also be an area for snacks and coffee. Admission is free. The church is located at 5202 Business 220, Bedford. For more information, call 624-2444.
“Christ’mas’ the Whole Year Through” Vacation Bible School, presented by “The KnightLights” ministry team, will be hosted by Glad Tidings, 314 Cunningham Drive, Hyndman, on June 17-21 from 10 a.m. to noon daily. For more information, visit www.theknightlights.com.
Breezewood United Methodist Church will host Vacation Bible School from 10 to noon June 24-26 for all children. Lunch will be served. The theme will be “Roar With the Lord.”
Steak and chicken dinner will be served at Pleasant Union Church Fellowship Hall, 259 Pleasant Union Church Road, Clearville, June 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. The meal will consist of steak, chicken, ham, pulled pork, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, roll, cake and soft freeze ice cream. Donations will be accepted, and takeouts will be available. Music, with Country Blend, will be outside if weather permits.
Weyant United Methodist Church, located along Route 869 four miles west of Osterburg, will host Bible school June 17-20 from 6 to 8 pm. The theme will be “Farming with God.” There will be classes for children ages 3 through teens.
Strawberry Festival at the Rays Cove Christian Church will be held June 15, beginning at 4 p.m. Travel north of Breezewood along East Graceville Road and turn left onto Christian Church Road.
Bible school for the Friends Cove community will be held June 17-21 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Light supper will be served to the children and helpers at 5:30 p.m., followed by Bible lessons, crafts, games and special activities. Classes for children ages 3 through the completion of 7th grade will be available. Older youth may be helpers. The theme is “Foods of the Bible.” There will be a Friday evening closing and a fish fry dinner for the families; donations accepted. For more details or to register, visit www.facebook.com/friendscovebibleschool or call 847-2408 and leave a message.
Clothing giveaway will be held at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 144 W. John St., Bedford, June 18 from 4 to 5 p.m.
All-church yard sale at Bedford Forge United Methodist Church, 384 Jacks Corner Road, Hopewell, will be held from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 14 and 7 a.m. to noon June 15. More than 20 families will participate. Proceeds will benefit the “Special Church Building Fund.”
Tent revival will be held through June 14 at Christ Victory Church, 470 Buena Road, Manns Choice. David Harbison Ministries will lead the services at 7 p.m. All services will be streamed live on the YouTube channel There’s Victory for You and the ministries’ Facebook page. For more information, call 235-6373 or visit www.theresvictory4your.org.
Chicken barbecue and car show will be held at Hixon Bible Camp, 3472 McKees Gap Road, Warfordsburg, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 22. Car registration, costing $10 per entry, starts at 10 a.m. One free chicken dinner will be given with each registration. Life music by Kenny Fetterman of Bedford will start at noon. Chicken dinners will cost $8. A half of a chicken will cost $6. Bring a lawn chair.
Summer Kid’s Activity Days for children ages 3 through 12 are held at the Oasis of Love Church every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon June 18 through Aug. 13. No session will be held on June 25. On Aug. 13 at noon, families of the children are invited to a picnic and closing program. The theme for the program is “God’s Big Backyard,” where children will learn valuable lessons from the Bible about how to love God, serve others and choose good friends. There will be Bible lessons, object talks, songs, games, crafts and a variety of activities. Lunch is provided for the children. Limited transportation is available by calling 627-3819. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The church is located at 10991 Station Road, Huntingdon, across from Southside Elementary School.
“Be Your Best” event will be hosted by Time Ministries Church from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. June 21 and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 22. Event graduation will be held at 10:30 a.m. June 23. The event is open to young people ages 5 to 18 and aims to build character through hands-on activities. Girls will decorate cookies, make jewelry and paint their nails. Young boys will build and race cars, while older boys will learn to build planters. There will be recreation time, including a bounce house, pool table, foosball, air hockey, ping pong, volleyball, basketball and more, in the family fun area on June 21 and June 22. Admission is free but registration is requested by calling 624-2444 or visiting www.timeministries.net or www.facebook.com/TimeMinistriesChurch.
Bingo is played every Wednesday night at the parish hall of St. John the Baptist Church, New Baltimore, starting at 6:30 pm. Refreshments are available.
Prayer, praise and seek services will be held at 6 p.m. Sundays at the Everett Assembly of God. For more information, call 652-6917. The church is located behind the Shell station along Route 30 east of Everett.
Records of Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church in Dutch Corner, Bedford, have been compiled and published in a book. 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.
Family History Center at the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church is open 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays. Make an appointment by calling 623-2482.
Reformers Unanimous, a Christ-centered addiction recovery program, meets every Sunday from 10 to 10:45 a.m. and covers 10 biblical principles to help overcome addictions. Classes will be offered free of charge at Liberty Independent Baptist Church, 13619 Lincoln Highway, Everett, PA 15537. For more information, call 977-1463.
Choice Spot, a community youth center located in the Fellowship Center of the Manns Choice Church of God, 6150 Allegheny Road, is open Thursdays from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/thechoicespot.
“Faith & Fun” groups for children and youth will meet on the first and third Sundays of each month from 2:30 to 4 p.m. at Hyndman United Methodist Church, 183 First Ave., Hyndman. Children from age 5 to 11 will meet in one group, while youth ages 12 to 18 will meet in another group. The program is hosted by six Hyndman area churches in partnership with New Life Bible Camp. For more information, call 842-3830.
Peace knits charity knitting and crocheting group makes items to donate to local and global needs. The group meets on the first and third Mondays of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bedford Church of the Brethren, 310 Donahue Manor Road, Bedford. Beginner and experienced knitters and crocheters welcomed. Yarn, patterns and ideas provided. Bring needles, if possible. Donations of washable yarn welcome. For more information, call 623-6095.
Children’s clothing exchange will be held at Genesis Cottage next to Robertsdale Church of God on the first Tuesday of each month from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and every other Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Clothes for children ages newborn to teens years will be available.
Comforting Friends will meet every third Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Trinity Reformed Church, 722 Main St., Osterburg. This is an opportunity for parents and grandparents who have lost a child or grandchild of any age, pregnancy through adulthood, to have a casual get together to talk about their children and find comfort. For more information, call 239-5410 or 239-5870.
“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. No skills are needed. For more information, call 839-4595.
Yard sales will be held Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Love In the Name of Christ, 80 State St., Everett.
Take Back Our Town meets at 11 a.m. on the third Saturday in the visitors room at Freedom House Ministries. Representatives from Mom’s in Prayer and Personal Solutions will attend the June 15 meeting.
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