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Spiritual notes for Aug. 15, 2014

August 15, 2014 Simpson-Temple United Parish, 2212 Sixth Ave., will host a free outdoor concert with singer/pianist Kent Martin from 6 to 8 p.m. Satur­day. Bring your lawn chair. more »»

 
 
 
ELCA bishop reflects on role

August 15, 2014 In the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus prays for future believers and asks that they have unity to let the world know God has sent hi. more »»

Praise bands to perform during ‘Rockin’ the Lot’

August 15, 2014 Hollidaysburg Church of Brethren 1028 Penn St., Hollidaysburg, will host “Rockin’ the Lot,” a music and food festival, from 3 to 8 p.m. Aug. 23. more »»

ELCM schedules fifth conference

August 15, 2014 The fifth General Con­ference Triennial Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Conference & Ministerium of North America Inc. will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday and end at noon Aug. more »»

Vacation Bible School for Aug. 15, 2014

August 15, 2014 Ward Avenue Pres­byterian Church, 111 Ward Ave., will have vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. The theme is Jungle Safari where kids get to know the nature of God. more »»

Volunteers in Mission offer chances to help victims of tornadoes

August 15, 2014 The Altoona District of the United Methodist Church has two missions on its fall schedule that are open to anyone who would like to join a Volunteers In Mission team to help people rebuild, repair o... more »»

Health issue concerns put to rest by reassuring doctor

August 15, 2014 Most people fear the unknown. I certainly have for the past two months. Upon experiencing discomfort in my right side, I visited my doctor in early June. more »»

Music to refresh all

August 8, 2014 Scent of Water may be a Christian band, but don’t label it as suc. more »»

Dixie Melody Boys to perform in Johnstown

August 8, 2014 The Dixie Melody Boys, a Southern Gospel group, will share its four-part harmony at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Pike Grace Family Center in Johnstow. more »»

Liberty Bible Church to host conference with 7 speakers

August 8, 2014 Liberty Bible Church of Bedford will sponsor a Summer Bible Conference today through Sunday. The theme is “Why We Believe What We Believe. more »»

Spiritual notes for August 8, 2014

August 8, 2014 Fairview United Methodist Church, 2214 Fifth St., will hold a block party from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 16. It will include free food and drink, games and prize. more »»

‘The Middle’ seems to resemble family life at Smith household

August 8, 2014 Sometimes art imitates life. That’s certainly true at our house. For the past several months, my husband, Bob, and I have been watching a sitcom called “The Middle. more »»

Gospel music coming to Cove

August 1, 2014 The Pennsylvania State Singing Convention has been bringing well-known gospel singers to the Cove for 39 years, and this year is no exception. But it has not always been easy. more »»

Sister lacks appetite for diet that takes joy out of eating

August 1, 2014 What is it about family? They can endear you to them, thoroughly annoy you, and make you crazy all within 24 hours without even trying. Take my sister, Debi, for exampl. more »»

Welsh to celebrate heritage

August 1, 2014 COLVER — The Salem Homecoming Association will hold its yearly reunion Sunday at the old Salem Welsh Church on Lute Road, near Colver. The church service is at 11:15 a.m. more »»

Spiritual notes for August 1, 2014

August 1, 2014 Second Avenue United Methodist Church, 130 Second Ave, will hold its annual block party from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 9. A yard sale begins in the church gym at 7:30 a.. more »»

Religious tattoos enduring

July 25, 2014 By Rosa Salter Rodriguez The Associated Press FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Jes Farris says it happens two or three times a day. more »»

Mormons discuss Book translation

July 25, 2014 SALT LAKE CITY — The Book of Abraham is inspired scripture and probably not a literal translation from ancient Egyptian scrolls by Mormon founder Joseph Smith, the Utah-based church said in a new... more »»

Take One unites church, state

July 25, 2014 JACKSON, Tenn. — Bennie Turner said when he was released from prison, he went through the same fear most prisoners go through. more »»

Robot creates Torah at Berlin’s Jewish Museum

July 25, 2014 BERLIN — The robot’s quill runs across the paper scroll, from right to left, scribbling down ancient Hebrew letters with black ink. more »»

Local author calls for unity in church

July 25, 2014 Clarence Whetstone of Bedford has written a book, “Help Me Understand the Bible. more »»

 
 

Tyrone Hospital Foundation golf tournament August 27, 2014

Hospital foundation plans golf outingTYRONE — The Tyrone Hospital Foundation will hold its 13th annual golf tournament on Aug. 27 at Sinking Valley Country Club. The tournament is a best-ball four-man scramble, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. more »

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A Summerfest, a Mountain Fest and More!

August 8, 2014 This weekend’s live music slate includes festival events in Portage and Bedford County, along with a singing convention, a former Misfit, and some Irish-themed musical fun. more »

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