Trunk or Treat will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31 at the Everett Church of the Brethren, 119 E. Second St., Everett. Pizza, hot dogs and hot chocolate will be served.

Annual Trunk or Treat at Faith United Methodist Church in Woodbury will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 31. The theme will be “Video Games,” and will include Pac Man, Deer Hunting, Super Mario and more video game trunks filled with treats and more. There also will be crafts, activities and snacks for children and families.

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.

Revival services will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 and Oct. 26 and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 27 at Springhope Brethren in Christ Church, 2063 Valley Road, Schellsburg. Special music will be provided for each service. The evangelist will be Earl Herr from Martinsburg. For more information, call 285-7706.

Revival meetings with evangelist Tom Palmer and his wife, Patty, will be held Oct. 20-23 at Pennwood Bible Church, 440 Hospital Drive, Everett. A combined class will be held at 9:45 a.m. Oct. 20. There will be a morning worship at 10:45 a.m. and an evening service at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 20. Services will begin at 7 p.m. Oct. 21-23. Palmer has served as an assistant pastor, is founder of Palmer Revival Ministries and services as the international president of the ICM Bible College in southern India.

Alum Bank United Methodist Church will host its 45th annual Missions Conference Oct. 20-22. Sunday morning worship at 9:15 a.m. will feature Faith Shingledecker with World Gospel Mission, Kenya. A covered dish meal will be held Sunday at the fellowship center at 5 p.m. with the evening service at 7 p.m. at the center. Shingledecker will speak at the evening service. Monday morning coffee hour will begin at 9 a.m. at the fellowship center with Shingledecker. John Jording of One Mission Society will be the speaker at the Monday evening service in the church sanctuary at 7 p.m. Jording also will speak at the Tuesday coffee hour 9 a.m. Alan Brown from Freedom House Ministries in Bedford will speak at the Tuesday evening service in the church sanctuary at 7 p.m.

Trunk or Treat will be held at Community Grace Brethren Church, 1216 Raystown Road, Everett, Oct. 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for children ages 12 and younger. There will be trunks full of treats, hot dogs and nachos and cheese. For more information, call 652-5405 or visit

Indoor Community Carnival will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Yeager Memorial Lutheran Church near Rainsburg. There will be games, food, prizes, candy and photos. Children may come in costume and bring family members for the “shine your light for Jesus” carnival. The church is located along Route 326, nine miles south of the Narrows Bridge, near Rainsburg. For more information, call 847-2408 and leave a message or visit

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.

Weyant United Methodist Church will host Homecoming at 2 p.m. Oct. 27. Guest speaker will be Gary Blankley. Special music will be provided during the service and a meal will follow.

Everett Seventh Day Adventist Church, 203 Drive-in Lane, will host a veterans appreciation meal on Oct. 29 from noon to 3 p.m. The meal will include chicken, macaroni and cheese, vegetable medley, cole slaw, rolls, vegetables and dip, fresh fruit, cheese, chips and desserts. The program will follow the meal. Speakers will be retired Army chaplain Robert Snyder and Bedford County Commissioner Josh Lang, who was a former Army scout and sergeant. Patriotic music also will be included. Each veteran and current member of the military service may bring one guest. Seating is limited to the first 100 (that includes one guest) who make a reservation. Call 864-380-3643 by Oct. 24 with name, number attending and a contact phone number to confirm the reservation.

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.

Fall revival services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 20 and 7 p.m. Oct. 20-23 at Raven Run Church of the Brethren, 616 Raven Run Road, Saxton. The speaker will be Pastor Jim Myer from Lititz. The message titles and special music presenters will be “How Amazing Is Grace?” and Raven Run Church Choir, Oct. 20 morning; “Why Be Biblical” and Terry Starr and Chris Earlston, Oct. 20 evening; “Believer’s Baptism” and Pastor Allen Baker, Oct. 21; “Good, But Not Good Enough” and Frank Huhn, Oct. 22; and “Taking the Plunge” and Saxton Church of God Praise Team, Oct. 23.

United Church of Schellsburg will host its annual chili cook-off from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19. Admission for all-you-can-eat chili will be $5. There also will be a raffle and door prizes. For more information, call 733-4811.

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.

Saint Paul’s United Church of Christ, Imler, will celebrate 150 years of ministry in the greater Imler area on Oct. 20 at 2:30 p.m. Saint Paul’s was founded in 1868-1869 as a Lutheran-Reformed congregation, and in 1957 became a member of the United Church of Christ. Saint Paul’s has been the place of many weddings, funerals and countless home-cooked meals, always a place of fellowship and welcome, organizers said. The congregation still has members who can trace their lineage to the original members, and the many families that have at one time or another been part of the family of faith is vast.

Ham pot pie supper will be served at 5 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Upper Claar Church of the Brethren, Claysburg. Takeouts will be available. Donations will be taken at the door. For more information, call 239-5449.

Newry Lutheran Church will host a craft and bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19. Lunch will be available. The church is located two blocks west of the traffic light in Newry (towards Blue Knob) at 1030 Shamrock Lane. Proceeds benefit the Claysburg Food Bank and the church.

Faith Bible Institute will offer a study on how to understand and apply the teachings of James, beginning with James 1:1-2, on Oct. 22 and 29 at 6:30 p.m. at Foundations Christian Academy. Participants will learn how to consider joy when falling into various trials.

Chestnut Ridge Fellowship Church will host a Fall Fun Day from 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 26. There will be hay rides, games, prizes and food. For more information, call 839-2207.

Big 50 Bingo will be played at St. John the Baptist Church in New Baltimore Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. Doors will open at noon. Admission will be $30. Refreshments will be served.

Clothing giveaway will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 22 at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 144 W. John St., Bedford.

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 4 to 4:30 p.m. The event will run from 4:30 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 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.

Genealogy workshop will be hosted by the Family History Center at the Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Church in Bedford from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 19. Center staff will help participants find their ancestors. For more information, and to reserve a space, call 356-0121 or 623-2482.

Trinity Reformed Church of Osterburg will celebrate its 200th anniversary with special services at 3 p.m. Oct. 27. Pastor Charles Miller will open the services, which will include guest speakers. There will be refreshments after the service.

Fall turkey and noodle supper will be served from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26 at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Imler. Cost will be $11 for anyone 11 and older, $5 for children ages 4 to 10 and free for children ages 3 and younger. Takeouts will cost $12. There will be a bazaar table and a few baskets to chances off. For more information, call 276-3306.

Dunnings Creek Church will host “A Night of Worship,” featuring Reach Worship, on Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. Also performing will be Shaunna Rae Glessner and Lydia Martin. Reach Worship of Reach Church in Bear, Delaware, is led by Chestnut Ridge graduate Tyler Schoenberger. Also part of the Reach Worship team are Jordan Schoenberger, also a Ridge graduate, and his wife, Amanda. Glessner is a Bedford High graduate and currently a Liberty University student. Martin is currently a Chestnut Ridge senior and part of Dunnings Creek Church. The concert is free of charge, and doors will open at 5:30 p.m. Soaring Eagle Productions will be providing sound and lighting for the event. Reach Worship will also be leading worship at Dunnings Creek Church Oct. 20. The service will begin at 10 a.m.

Music of the Beatles will be featured in a special evening worship service Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. at the Bedford Presbyterian Church as part of its new Gospel Grooves musical worship series. For more information, call 623-6891.

Saint James Episcopal Church, corner of Richard and John streets, Bedford, will offer a form of Christian contemplative prayer called “Centering Prayer” each Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the rectory. Enter through the door marked “Office.”

“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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