'Holy Pascha' celebration
Orthodox Christians will celebrate "Holy Pascha" at 11 p.m. with services at Holy Cross Orthodox Church, 1725 Holy Lane off Northway Road in Loyalsock Township, remembering the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. The main celebrant will be His Grace, the Right Rev. Bishop Mark, administrator of the Diocese of Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania of the Orthodox Church in America. He will be assisted by Holy Cross Pastor Daniel Kovalak. There is no other morning service on May 5. Paschal Vespers will be sung at 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information visit holycrosswilliamsport.org.
Evangelistic meetings set
COGAN HOUSE - Steam Valley Bible Church, 570 Route 184 West, 1/2-mile from Fry's Turkey Ranch Restaurant, will hold its spring family Bible meetings at 7 p.m. Monday through Friday featuring evangelist Barry Webb. In addition, a Bible hour will be available for children age 4-8, presented by Webb's wife.
1st Tuesday fellowship dinner
Farragut Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, along Route 864 near the intersection with Route 87, will hold its monthly First Tuesday fellowship dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. Free-will donations are accepted.
Service of Word and Sacrament
Messiah Lutheran Church, West Southern Avenue and Howard Street in South Williamsport, will hold an Ascension Day Service of Word and Sacrament at 7 p.m.
Church yard sale
JERSEY SHORE - Oriole United Methodist Church, 39 Main Road, will hold a yard sale at the church starting at 8 a.m. on both Friday and Saturday.
Free community breakfast
MONTGOMERY - St. John Lutheran "Brick" Church, Route 405, will host a free community breakfast from 7:30-10:30 a.m. featuring scrambled eggs, pancakes and sausage.
WATSONTOWN - Holy Spirit Evangelical Lutheran Church, 10275 Route 44, between McEwensville and Turbotville, will hold a ham dinner from 4-6 p.m.
Illusionist to perform
Jeremy the Illusionist will present a free program of Gospel Illusions at 7 p.m. at St. Paul-Calvary United Methodist Church, 1427 Memorial Ave.
Yard and bake sale
LEWISBURG - St. John's United Church of Christ, 1050 Buffalo Road, will hold a yard and bake sale in the east parking lot from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
An outdoor Pentecost Celebration will be held at 11 a.m. at pavilion No. 5 at Indian Park in Montoursville with the area Episcopal churches. A picnic and games will be held after the worship service. Dress is casual. Bring your lawn chair and lawn games and enjoy the fellowship of others. Handicap parking and clean restrooms are close to the pavilion. In the event of rain, the service and picnic will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, 426 Mulberry St. in Williamsport.
Kellie Williams to speak
CANTON - The early bird registration is May 15 for the New Life Church Regional Women's Conference June 21-22 that will feature special speaker Kellie Williams. Kellie and her husband, Grant, pastor Living Word Christian Church in Fort Myers, Fla. Kellie serves in a variety of ministry positions including women's and youth pastor. She has been a featured speaker at women's conferences from Michigan to North Carolina. For more information and to register for the conference go to www.newlifechurchcanton.org or call the church office at 673-5810.