“How to Live to 100: Advice From Those Who’ve Done It” will be the topic of discussion at the Lifetree Cafe at 6:30 p.m. June 6 at Faith United Methodist Church, 133 Main St., Woodbury. The discussion will feature a short film in which centenarians share their secrets for reaching the century mark. “Commonly, aging is seen as a negative thing in today’s society,” said Lifetree Cafe national director Craig Cable. “This Lifetree episode presents a different view and celebrates the benefits of achieving old age.”
Community Vacation Bible School will be held at Woodbury Church of the Brethren from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. June 10-14 for ages pre-K through Grade 5. At the “Roar” VBS, children will experience an African adventure that engages the whole herd and learn that life is sometimes wild, but God is always good, organizers said. Register at vbspro/p/woodburyvbs. For more information, call 793-2288.
Wayne Wozniak, missionary to Peru and Colombia, South America, will be exploring the topic “Two Attacks Against the New Testament” on June 16 at 7 p.m. at 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.
Clothing giveaway will be held at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 144 W. John St., Bedford, June 4 and 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 13 and June 14 and 7 a.m. to noon June 15. More than 20 families will participate. Proceeds will benefit the “Special Church Building Fund.”
Strawberry festival will be hosted by Lebanon Christian Church, Artemas, at 4 p.m. June 1. Donations will be accepted. Proceeds benefit the Smith Family, recovering from a motorcycle accident. There will be food, music, fellowship, ice cream and strawberries.
Basement and baked goods sale will be held at Clearville United Methodist Church, 119 Rock Hill Church Road, Clearville, June 7 and June 8, beginning at 9 a.m. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. both days. Enter the basement from the parking lot door at the rear of the building.
Stevens Family will minister in music at 10:30 a.m. June 9 at the Everett Assembly of God. Rich, wife Tami and daughter Erin have sung all over the United States and in other countries with their ministry. For more information, call 652-6917.
Tent revival will be held June 2-14 at Christ Victory Church, 470 Buena Road, Manns Choice. David Harbison Ministries will lead the services at 7 p.m. June 2 and June 9 and 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 3-8 and June 10-14. 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.
Free community lunch will be served from noon to 1:30 p.m. June 9 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Imler. The free lunches are served on the second Saturday. For more information, call 276-3852 after 10 a.m. June 9.
Strawberry festival will be held at the Black Valley Federated Church June 8 at 4 p.m. The church is located six miles south of Everett along Black Valley Road. There will be sandwiches, baked beans, green beans, potato salad, macaroni salad, cake, ice cream and strawberries. Biscuits and Gravy will sing at 5:30 p.m. Donations will be accepted.
95th annual Forefathers Day service will be held at 2 p.m. June 2 at the Friends Cove United Church of Christ double brick church, Diehl Road, Bedford, in Friends Cove. The featured speaker will be the Rev. William Shrout. Rod and Sonya Horner will provide special music. Rod has been an organist, pianist and vocalist at the Kennedy Center and the White House and has been a worship leader and accompanist for the Brooklyn Tabernacle, Doug Oldham and Kendra Penn of the Old Time Gospel Hour Broadcast with Jerry Falwell, various Bill Gaither Homecoming Series artists, the National Quartet Convention and the Billy Graham team. Sonya Horner is an actress and soloist and has appeared in more than 30 productions with the Altoona Community Theatre, Potomac State College and the Bedford County Players. She is a vocalist, keyboardist, worship leader and drama director with a background in community theaters, radio and children’s choirs.
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.
Rabies vaccination clinic will be hosted by the Wells Valley Presbyterian Church from 8 a.m. to noon June 1 at the Wells Tannery Community Park. Rabies vaccinations will cost $10. Other vaccines, wormers, flea products, microchips will be available. Booster shots will be given with the presentation of a prior vaccination certificate. Proceeds will benefit the church. Dr. Edwin Bracken will be the veterinarian.
Clearville Union Church and Cemetery Association is seeking donations to help with the cost of maintenance. Donations may be sent to: Cherie Grimes, association treasurer, 464 Horsemen Branch Road, Clearville, PA 15535.
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.
Family Fun Night will be held at Time Ministries Church every last Friday of the month. The May 31 event will include outdoor activities and a hot dog roast. 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, which ends at 6 p.m. 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.
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.
Grief Support Group meets the first Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Chestnut Ridge Independent Fellowship Church. For more information, call 839-4143.
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.
“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. Bring laundered, gently used clothing. The exchange is a ministry of the church, located along Route 913.
Comforting Friends will meet every third Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Trinity Reformed Church, 722 Main St., Osterburg. All bereaved parents are welcome. For more information, call 239-5410 or 239-5870.
Records of Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church in Dutch Corner, Bedford, have been compiled and published in a book. 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.
“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. There are lots of jobs in creating the quilts and group members are willing to teach skills to those who are interested. For more information, call 839-4595.
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