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Area church briefs

March 19, 2016 TODAY Spaghetti dinner JERSEY SHORE — Oriole United Methodist Church, 39 Main Road, will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4-6:30 p.m. Ticket donation is $6. more »»

Finding refuge

March 19, 2016 Here we are again. The season of Lent has brought us from Ash Wednesday to the day before the beginning of Holy Week. more »»

Walking with God

March 19, 2016 Institutional services The following institutional services are arranged for and reported by United Churches of Lycoming County: Sunday: County Prison, 1:45 and 3:15 p.m. more »»

Holy Week Services

March 19, 2016 PALM SUNDAY Faith Wesleyan Church 1033 Tucker St. Palm Sunday services, 9 and 10:30 a.m. Trinity Episcopal Church 844 W. Fourth St. Palm Sunday outdoor processional on West Fourth Street at 10 a. more »»

Pope: Mother Teresa to be made a saint

March 19, 2016 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Mother Teresa will be made a saint on Sept. 4. more »»

Woman goes from singing liturgical music to becoming pastor

March 12, 2016 WEST PITTSTON (AP) — Throughout her life, the Rev. Rebecca A. Barnes heard a calling to God. Until her 30s, she answered with a song. Today, she answers with a sermo. more »»

Lock Haven priest addresses abuse report

March 12, 2016 LOCK HAVEN — “For the priests, it’s a shock too,” the Rev. Joseph T. more »»

Pope’s abuse accountability tribunal going nowhere fast

March 12, 2016 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis’ proposed Vatican tribunal to judge bishops who covered up for pedophile priests is going nowhere fas. more »»

Take time to give praise

March 12, 2016 Until recently, I worked at Sam’s Club gas station. Two things I looked forward to when I worked were sunrises and sunsets. more »»

Behrens pastoring 2 churches

March 12, 2016 MECHANICSBURG — The Rev. Dr. James R. Behrens began serving as the pastor of the Freeburg-Shamokin Dam Charge in the Lewisburg District as of March 1. more »»

Walking with God

March 12, 2016 Institutional services The following institutional services are arranged for and reported by United Churches of Lycoming County: Sunday: County Prison, 1:45 and 3:15 p.m., the Rev. more »»

Mexican archdiocese claims Pope was misinformed

March 12, 2016 MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s main archdiocese has taken the unusual step of publicly saying Pope Francis had been badly advised when directed harsh words to local bishops during his visit in... more »»

Depression: A matter of faith

March 12, 2016 (EDITOR’S NOTE: Faith Matters is a column written by the social concerns committee of the United Churches of Lycoming County. more »»

Area church briefs

March 12, 2016 TODAY Ham dinner served WATSONTOWN — Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 10275 Route 44, between McEwensville and Turbotville, will hold a ham dinner from 4-6 p.m. more »»

UC food pantry under new director

March 5, 2016 When times are tough and money to buy groceries is difficult to come by, the United Churches of Lycoming County’s food pantry is one of several resources in the area ready to provide monthly... more »»

12 priests accused of sexual abuse served in Lock Haven and Renovo

March 5, 2016 On Tuesday it was announced by state Attorney General Kathleen Kane that two Catholic bishops who led a small Pennsylvania diocese helped cover up the sexual abuse of hundreds of children by more... more »»

Potential beauty of unity through diversity

March 5, 2016 Spring has all but arrived. Its due date is Sunday, March 20. In the meantime we wait and watch the sun (light) of day grow in strength. The dark shadows of night are waning. more »»

Walking with God

March 5, 2016 Institutional services The following institutional services are arranged for and reported by United Churches of Lycoming County: Sunday: County Prison, 1:45 and 3:15 p.m. more »»

Clergy abuse hotline getting scores of calls after AG report

March 5, 2016 HARRISBURG (AP) — A clergy abuse hotline has gotten more than 100 calls in two days since the attorney general released a scathing report on a central Pennsylvania diocese. more »»

Saudi man gets 10 years, 2,000 lashes over atheist tweets

March 5, 2016 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to 10 years in prison and 2,000 lashes for expressing his atheism in hundreds of Twitter posts. more »»

 
 
 

 

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