2009-03-05 / Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

River Oaks Helpline A Christian crisis counseling/prayer phone line is now available. Caring and compassionate Christian volunteers are available from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. daily to listen, pray with you and help to find solutions for the challenges you are facing. Help is just a phone call away. Call 717-325-4200.

Lenten Services McConnellsburg United Presbyterian Church is offering Lenten services every Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. The church is located at the corner of South Second and Maple streets. More information may be obtained by calling 485-4400. Everyone is welcome. Soup dinners are also offered on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m.

Concert Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene is pleased to invite the community to attend a special concert on Sunday, March 8, at 10:30 a.m., featuring Maryland's Premier Independent Music Ministry. Bill Itzel has appeared on Gaither Homecoming videos and has been nominated for two Grammy and two Dove Awards. Appearing with him will be Karen Itzel. All are welcome.

Lenten Services Lenten services will be held March 1 through April 5 at the following locations: March 8 - Church of the Nazarene, Rev. Strait; March 15 - Fort Littleton Bible Church, Rev. Hamilton; March 22 - Fort Littleton Bible Church, Rev. Williams; March 29 - Lauarel Ridge Big Cove Tannery, Rev. Rowe; April 5 - Church of God, Rev. Strait.

Women's Event Please join the ladies of Immanuel Bible Church for a fun and encouraging "Simply Beautiful" Women's Event on Saturday, March 28, 2009. Our day will begin at 9:00 a.m. with speaker and singer, Renée Martin, of "Renée Martin Ministries." The event is from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. There is no cost to attend this event. All ages welcome. There will be workships, not just childcare for those 10 and under. All ladies and girls age 11 and up are invited to attend. Dress is casual and comfortable. Please send an e-mail to Amy at aarmagost@ yahoo.com or call Valerie at 814-448-2492 to provide your name and the number of ladies and children that will be in attendance. RSVP by Monday, March 16, 2009. Renee will also be sharing her life story at the 10:00 a.m. worship service on Sunday, March 29.

Southern Gospel Concert A Southern gospel concert will be held at Immanual Bible Church, Three Springs, on Friday, April 3, at 7:00 p.m. The Dixie Melody Boys will be appearing.

Lenten Worship Services All are welcome to meet each Sunday in Lent at 6:30 p.m., alternating between St. Paul's UCC in Mc- Connellsburg at 228 North Second Street and Trinity UCC in Fort Loudon at 13189 Main Street. Refreshments will be served. March 15 and 29 at Trinity and March 8, 22 and April 5 at St. Paul's. Meet at 6:10 p.m. at St. Paul's if wanting a ride to Fort Loudon.

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