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ALVERDA – Alverda Christian Church will meet for worship from 9:50 a.m. to 10:50 a.m. Sunday.

Join us to discover or rediscover the privilege and joy of church attendance and worship. Together we can strengthen our faith; have a greater impact on our families, on our community and on our country. Assembly; let’s get involved to help bring about change.

Music, fellowship, prayer requests, praise, and fellowship are important parts of the worship service. Pastor Travis Trimble will deliver the morning message.

For more information, call (724) 549-4358.

BLAIRSVILLE — United Presbyterian Church, 137 N. Walnut St., will hold in-house and online worship with Reverend Timothy Monroe at 11 a.m. Sunday.

The Scriptures are Jeremiah 1:4-10 and Luke 4:21-30.

Live access is available at and on the church’s Facebook page.

Sunday classes start at 9:45 a.m.

Calvary Presbyterian Church, 695 School St., Indiana, will hold its annual congregational meeting at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. A continental breakfast will be served.

Reverend David Hanna’s sermon “More than Belonging,” based on Luke 6:12-16, will begin at 11 a.m. The music will be provided by the organ and the choir of the choir.

All are welcome in person, with masks strongly encouraged, and the service will be live online at

Christ Episcopal Church, 902 Philadelphia St., will hold Holy Communion Sundays at 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

CLYMER – Clymer First Presbyterian Church, 415 Sixth St., welcomes the public to worship with us on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. with Reverend Michelle Worzbyt.

This week’s sermon is titled “I Am Only…” The scripture is Jeremiah 1:4-10.

The Presbyterian Church of Crete, 25 Brady Road, Indiana, will meet for worship at 11 a.m. Sunday with Elder Jim Irwin.

The Scriptures are I Corinthians 14:1-5 and Jeremiah 1:4-11, with a presentation titled “Prophets, Apostrophe, Epiphany, Revelation.”

Special music will be provided by Lily Carone and the choir.

Sunday school meets at 9:45 a.m.

HOMER CITY — The United Methodist Church in Homer City will hold an 8:30 a.m. adult Sunday school and a 9:30 a.m. worship service on Sunday.

This week’s sermon, “Come with JOY to Serve the Lord: The Seventh Pillar of Joy—Compassion,” is based on Ephesians 4:32 and Lamentations 3:22-23.

HOMER CITY — Homer City United Presbyterian Church, 40 E. Elm St., holds services at 11 a.m. Sunday.

We invite you to join us in praising the Lord for all he has done for us.

INDIANA — Grace United Methodist Church, 50 S. 7th St., will hold services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday.

The children’s church is available during services and the nursery is open all morning.

There is Sunday school for children, youth, and adults between services at 10:10 a.m. Sunday services are broadcast live on Facebook, YouTube and on

Gail music at 9 am will be presented by Mr. Gail Hinton, former member of Ray Roth and the Country Swingers, a popular group from the Johnstown area. The music will start at 8:50 am and is sure to get your spirits moving!

Pastor Bill Blair continues his two-service winter wellness series with a message on “Balance for Wellness,” with scripture from Luke 10:38-42. After the message, Kris Levan will give his testimony regarding balance.

The 11-hour contemporary worship music will be conducted by Jonathan Gibbons: “Death Arrested”, “Your Love Never Fails”, “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)” and “Goodness of God”.

So that you know and can sing along with the music/songs scheduled for the 11 a.m. service, please note that the lineup can be found weekly on Spotify at this link:

The remaining posts in Blair’s Winter Wellness series are: February 6, Emotional Wellness and February 13, Relationship Wellness.

MARION CENTER — Marion Center Presbyterian Church, 206 High St., will hold worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

The title of the sermon is “Life by the Spirit: Free to Live; Free to die,” with the scriptures of Romans 8:1-11. Reverend Jackie Greene will preach.

MARION CENTER — Marion Center First United Methodist Church will hold worship at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.

Join us for our winter series: Our Favorite Verses. Pastor Erica will deliver a message titled “My help comes from the Lord”. The scripture is 2 Chronicles Psalm 121.

SHELOCTA — The Shelocta Community Presbyterian Church, 182 S. Ridge Road, invites everyone to join in Sunday worship at 10 a.m.

Sunday’s message is “Jesus says… All be in it.”

Church services are in person and also live on Zoom. Those interested in Zoom should contact the church office at (724) 354-2352 for details.

Members of Calvary Bible Church invite the community to their Sunday services.

Worship is at 11 a.m. Pastor John Traxler will continue the messages titled “The I Am of Jesus.” This Sunday, the message will be “I am the good shepherd”.

Sunday School is at 10 a.m., with a biblical focus on Joshua 23:1-24:33. There will be a prayer meeting and Bible study at 6 p.m. with the message “Sanctification.”

The January message is posted on Facebook on the John Traxler page.

For more information, call (814) 743-5448. The church is located at 2712 Pinevale Road, between East Run and Rochester Mills.

Distribution of Zion’s Pantry

The next Zion Lutheran Church food distribution will be from 10 a.m. to noon on February 19 inside the church at Sixth and Church Streets.

On the third Saturday of each month, each family in the pantry receives a quantity of three bags of food.

Participants enter through the glass doors on the Church Street side. After going down to the social hall and getting their food, they exit through the red wooden door near the corner of Church and Sixth streets.

No registration is required, but wearing a mask is mandatory.

Norma P. Rex