2010-07-29 / Community Bulletin Board

RELIGION

Vacation Bible School New Grenada Church of God VBS will be held August 9 thru Aug. 13, from 6:00 till 8:00 p.m. each evening. Bible lessons, puppets, singing and lots of fun.

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.

Hymn Sings The 20th annual Southern gospel hymn sings will be held at Lions Club Community Park, Mercersburg, Saturday, July 31, from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A freewill offering will be lifted. Please bring lawn chairs. Additional information may be obtained at 717-328-3013 or at charlieemann@ embarqmail.com.

Special Music Third annual guitar giveaway and contemporary Christian music at Buck Valley Park on Saturday, August 7, beginning at 3 p.m. Free admission to five different groups. Kitchen open. Bring lawn chairs.

Bible Study Burnt Cabins Bible Church will be starting a study of the New Testament books of James through Jude beginning Sunday, August 1, at 7:00 p.m. Pastor Bob and the congregation would like to invite everyone in the Burnt Cabins area to join them as this study begins. More information or transportation may be obtained by calling 259-3459.

Bible School Cito United Methodist Church will hold Vacation Bible School August 4-8, Wednesday to Saturday, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and 9:15 a.m. on Sunday. The theme is “Hero Headquarters.” This will be a fun-filled week learning Bible lessons, games, crafts, singing and refreshments. There will be classes for preschool through adult. More information, contact 717-485-9020 or www.denise@citoumc.org. The church is located at 3746 Cito Road, McConnellsburg.

Youth Camp A youth camp for all ages, sponsored by Fort Littleton Bible Church, will be held at Sinoquipe Scout Reservation, Fort Littleton, August 4 to 7 at 9:00 a.m. every day and 2:00 p.m. on August 7. More information and camp forms may be obtained by calling 987-4404 by July 4.

Family Outdoor Movie The final movie of the summer will be “Letters From God” on Saturday, August 21. The hot dog roast will start at 6:00 p.m., followed by the movie. The movie will be shown in the pavilion but can be moved into the Fellowship Hall if needed. Bring your lawn chair. Popcorn will be served. This is all free to the public. Will be held at the St. Thomas United Methodist Church of St. Thomas. Info. call 369-3409.

Concert Jason Burton will be in concert at Pleasant Ridge Church of the Nazarene, Harrisonville, Pa., Sunday evening, August 15, at 6:30 p.m. Jason has been ministering in music for 10 years presenting the gospel in song first with his sister and now with his wife, Kristi. Jason has several top songs to his credit and has performed with many top artists. Their music is a mix of folk, pop, Celtic, and even a hint of country. Jason plays acoustic guitar and sings lead. Kristi, also an accomplished musician, played violin in the Rapid City, S.D., symphony and now backs Jason in concert. The community is invited to join Pleasant Ridge congregation for the concert and refreshments and a time of fellowship following the concert. For more information, contact Pastor Dan Porterfield at 717- 573-4586 or 485-3973.

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