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Festival to celebrate faith

August 28, 2015 TYRONE — The streets of Tyrone will be filled with singing and dancing Saturday. more »»

 
 
 
Cornerstone sets community day

August 28, 2015 Cornerstone Fellowship of Mill Run will host the third annual Mill Run Community Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church on Mill Run Road (31st Street. more »»

Spiritual notes

August 28, 2015 Juniata United Methodist Church, 808 N. Fourth St., will hold a “Barefoot in the Park” outdoor community worship service at 10 a.m. Sept. 6. more »»

Bishop Bartchak appoints priests to parishes, other positions

August 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Bishop Mark L. Bartchak of the Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, has made the following appointments. Unless otherwise noted, appointments became effective Aug. 19. more »»

Legacy a person will leave is something to consider

August 28, 2015 I’ve had a grave subject on my mind over the past two weeks — graves. Well, not graves specifically, but the factor that inevitably leads to them — death. more »»

Vicar spends year in Finland

August 21, 2015 By Linda T. Gracey lgracey@altoonamirror.com DUNCANSVILLE — The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Duncansville and its vicar are experiencing something new. more »»

Leader of pastors network to speak at Calvary Baptist

August 21, 2015 Sam Rohrer, president of American Pastors Network, will speak at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Aug. 30 at Calvary Baptist Church, 810 Ruskin Drive. Rohrer was a state representative for 18 years. more »»

Franciscan friars announce leaders, assignments

August 21, 2015 LORETTO — The Franciscan Friars, T.O.R., Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, sponsor of Saint Francis University, recently held elections for province leadershi. more »»

Catholic diocese changes appointments of priests

August 21, 2015 Bishop Mark L. Bartchak of the Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown has announced the following appointments to parishes and priests who have been granted senior priest status. more »»

Finnish, American churches face similar struggles

August 21, 2015 Matthew Best, vicar at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Duncansville, and his family spent a year in Finland, where Best completed his second year of seminary at the University of Helsinki. more »»

Good night’s sleep is elusive when pets invade bedroom

August 21, 2015 There’s a lot to be said for a good night’s sleep, at least that’s what people tell me. Sadly, I wouldn’t know because I have not slept well in about a month. more »»

Spiritual notes

August 21, 2015 The Cathedral Charismatic Prayer Group will host Father Jonathan St. Andre’, T.O.R., when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. St. more »»

Movie company to film in DuBois

August 14, 2015 A Christian film titled “Everlasting Freedom” is being filmed in DuBois by independent filmmaker Steve Sensebaugh. more »»

Community event will promote wellness

August 14, 2015 Through its mission and commitment to the community, Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 2121 Fifth Ave., will host Passport to Good Health, an event to supply wellness resources to area resident. more »»

Seasons of life should to be appreciated for what they are

August 14, 2015 Life goes on. OK, that probably seems like an incredibly obvious statement, but sometimes it’s easy to forget, nonetheless. I got a vivid illustration of this truth the other day at our churc. more »»

Spiritual notes

August 14, 2015 St. John’s Reformed Church of Loysburg, 1698 Woodbury Pike, Loysburg, will hold a back to school celebration from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 23. more »»

Singing convention to end

August 7, 2015 "The granddaddy of ’em all” is going to retire. Steve Aungst, organizer of the Pennsylvania State Singing Convention, said this year will be the last for the free “granddaddy” music festiva. more »»

St. Joseph Catholic Church creates sawdust carpet

August 7, 2015 St. Joseph Catholic Church in Williamsburg has added a meaningful and colorful practice to its Forty Hour Devotion. more »»

Top names in gospel music to sing at festival

August 7, 2015 Groups and the soloist performing at the last Pennsylvania State Singing Convention are well-known among Southern gospel music followers. more »»

Diocese to hold liturgies to honor married couples

August 7, 2015 The Family Life Office of the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese has announced the scheduling of the annual wedding anniversary liturgies honoring couples celebrating their first, fifth, 10th, 25th, 40th,... more »»

Vacation Bible School

August 7, 2015 Fairview United Meth­odist Church, 2214 Fifth St., will host Hero vacation Bible school from 6-8 p.m. Monday through Aug. 14. Students will learn how they are heroes and how Jesus is a true hero. more »»

 
 

Open House at Boogersburg School August 30, 2015

Go “back to school” 19th century style at Boogersburg One Room School, built in 1877 by Moses Thompson, and open until 1952. From a wooden desk, learn using soapstone, slate, and chalkboards. Teachers will instruct you in spelling, mental math, and interactive activities, followed by recess games. more »

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Freedom Fest, Pickin' and Stay Green This Weekend!

August 21, 2015 Outdoor events continue to highlight the late summer live music slate, with several noteworthy concert events taking place this weekend. more »

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