The Altoona Mirror, 27 May 2016 22:01:00 EDTFri, 27 May 2016 22:01:00 EDT picked to lead church Mirror staff reports David A. Steele of Martinsburg has been named general secretary-elect of the Church of the Brethren by the denomination's Mission and Ministry Board.Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTHicks UMC reschedules its festival to last week's bad weather, Hicks United Methodist Church, 1211 Third Ave., Duncansville, will hold its Spring Festival from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTDon't rob yourself of peace question: When is the last time you were robbed? Oh, I know you're probably thinking to yourself, "What's that woman talking about? I've never been robbed!" Sorry, but I beg to differ.Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSpiritual Notes Masses A summer tradition is returning in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Outdoor Masses will be celebrated every Sunday night at 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of the Alleghenies Shrine in Loretto.Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 EDTSpiritual Notes Providence Presbyterian Church, 2401 Broad Ave., will hold a free community luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The menu includes sandwiches, homemade soups, desserts, fruit and beverages.Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT