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Matter of Faith series is ‘Caring for Our Common Home’

July 8, 2016 St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 309 Lotz Ave., Lakemont, will host the Matter of Faith Summer Series, “Caring for Our Common Home,” Tuesday evenings, July 12, 19 and 26. more »»

 
 
 
Footprints in the Sand community revival scheduled

July 8, 2016 Footprints in the Sand Ministry will host its third annual Community Revival from noon to 9 p.m. July 16 at Lake Rowena, Pavilion 2, Rowena Drive, Ebensburg. The event is free and open to the publi. more »»

Read the Bible; see the Truth

July 8, 2016 When is the last time somebody tried to pull the wool over your eyes? Sometimes this is done subtly, but more and more often I find the attempts blatantly insulting. more »»

Dry Run Baptist plans Summer Camp Meeting

July 8, 2016 Summer Camp Meeting will be held July 17-22 and July 24 at Dry Run Independent Baptist Church, 670 Valley Forge Road, Duncansville. Service times are: -- Sundays — 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.. more »»

Vacation Bible School

July 8, 2016 The Juniata Church of the Brethren, North Ninth Avenue and Third Street, will sponsor Vacation Bible School from 9 to 10 a.m. Monday through July 15 for children ages 5 to 15. more »»

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July 8, 2016 CHURCH PICNIC Hicks United Methodist Church, Duncansville, will hold its annual church picnic on Sunday at Pavilion 1 at Canoe Creek State Park. Dinner will be served at 5 p.m. more »»

Vineyard Church grows in city

July 1, 2016 If you’re taking a train or bus out of Altoona on a Sunday morning, you might be surprised to hear singing and live music as you walk through the Transportation Cente. more »»

Make time for the Lord

July 1, 2016 I really like men. They’re down-to-earth, handy with power tools, and definitely not prone to drama (which, let’s face it, is something that can’t be said of most women. more »»

Spiritual notes

July 1, 2016 DONATIONS SOUGHT Donations of clothing and non-perishable food will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren, 1028 Penn St. more »»

Agape Farm hosts Creation Fest

June 24, 2016 Creation Festival 2016 will be held at Agape Farm in Mount Union from Wednesday through July 2. The Creation Festival is all about changing lives and glorifying the Lord. more »»

Senate recognizes Catholic Charities awardees

June 24, 2016 Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown hosted its annual recognition dinner on June 1, honoring eight people for helping neighbors in nee. more »»

Mighty things in meager packages

June 24, 2016 Sometimes the best things come in the least impressive packages. Take shoes, for example. I decided several years ago that super-stylish shoes (stilettos, platforms, wedges, etc.) weren’t for me. more »»

Spiritual notes

June 24, 2016 MUSIC FESTIVAL St. John’s Reformed Church, 906 Maple Ave., Hollidaysburg, will host its annual Christian music festival from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The music will begin at 3 pm. more »»

A community gardens

June 17, 2016 For years, Nancy Woomer of Providence Presbyterian Church in Altoona has dreamed of a community garden where people in the city could come and grow their own vegetables. more »»

UPMC Altoona launches Spiritual care program

June 17, 2016 Patients at UPMC Altoona who need spiritual support now have an extra hand to hold onto. more »»

Orthodox Synod to take place despite pullout by Russia

June 17, 2016 ATHENS, Greece — The spiritual leader of the world’s Orthodox Christians on Wednesday said a historic meeting of church leaders — the first in more than a millennium — will take place on the Greek... more »»

Do you ‘know of’ or ‘know’ the Lord?

June 17, 2016 There are two kinds of “knowing” — knowing “of” someone and “knowing” someone. more »»

Catholic diocese to host Fortnight for Freedom

June 17, 2016 The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will join other dioceses around the country in observing a 14-day period of education and prayer for our religious liberty. more »»

Jehovah’s Witnesses hold convention in Johnstown

June 17, 2016 Jehovah’s Witnesses will hold its “Remain Loyal To Jehovah” convention today through Sunday at the Cam­bria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstow. more »»

Spiritual notes

June 17, 2016 Missions golf classic The Altoona Alliance Men will hold its 12th annual Missions Golf Classic today at Iron Masters Country Club. Lunch will be provided at 11:30 a.m., and tee time is at 1 p.. more »»

Mount Aloysius recognized for support of troopsv

June 10, 2016 CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College has been recognized for its efforts to support U.S. service men and wome. more »»

 
 

LECTURE - "Fighting the Civil War . . " August 2, 2016

August 02 – Central PA Civil War Round Table: "Fighting the Civil War: Historical Treasures and Artifacts of the Conflict” Mr. Wayne Mott, CEO of the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, will talk about the artifacts and archival holdings within the museum collections. 7:00 p.m. more »

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Beat The Heat With Healthy, Frozen Fruit Treats For Fido

July 25, 2016 My friend recently sent me a recipe for a frozen blueberry dog treat and asked me if I knew whether if was ‘safe’ to give her pets. more »

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