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

Growth is the surest path to Christian expansion – growth in grace, in knowledge, in faith, in prayer, in worship and in service. Worship should be a partner in everyday life, which ends in Christian service.

Join us as we work together to increase our spiritual growth. Our worship will include music, fellowship, prayer request, praise and fellowship. The morning message will be delivered by Pastor Travis Trimble.

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 Revelation 5:11-14 and Acts 9:1-19A.

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

Sunday classes start at 9:45 a.m.

INDIANA — Calvary Presbyterian Church invites everyone to join in Sunday Communion worship at 11 a.m. in Westminster Hall and Dining Room.

Reverend David Hanna begins a new series of sermons: “We can have unimportant faith in God because God already has unimportant love for us. His sermon is “No Matter What Friendship”, based on Galatians 6:1-5. The bells will play “Dona Nobis Pacem” arranged by Sam Odom. The Chancel’s choir and piano will also provide the music.

A child care service is available during the service.

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

CLYMER – Clymer 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 “Part 2—Study of Revelation: The Ripple Effect.” The focus will be on Revelation 5:11-14.

The Presbyterian Church of Crete, 25 Brady Road, Indiana, will meet for worship at 11 a.m. with Reverend Katie Ward Stear.

The scriptures are Psalm 30 and Revelation 1:1-8 and 5, and the sermon is titled “Not the Lion, the Lamb!”

Lily Carone and the choir will provide special music. Sunday school is at 9:45. All are welcome.

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.

Pastor Bill Blair will deliver the message “Commit Yourselves,” with scripture from Romans 12:1-13. We will celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion at both offices.

The children’s church is available during services and the daycare is open all morning. There is Sunday school for children, youth and adults between services at 10:10 a.m. Sunday services are streamed live on Facebook, YouTube and on

The prelude to the traditional 9 a.m. service and special music will be provided by soloist Mike McElhaney, who will be accompanied by Becky Perseo on piano.

Worship music for the 11 a.m. contemporary service will be led by Pastor Will Pinos and Jonathan Gibbons: “House of the Lord,” “Holy Water,” “House of Miracles” and “Revelation.” Music/songs scheduled for the 11 a.m. service can be found weekly on Spotify at

Upcoming messages from Pastor Bill Blair are: Mother’s Day, May 8, “Empower”; May 15, “Develop”; and May 22 is the recognition of high school graduation with the message “Vision”.

Brad Lauster, a beloved former pastor of Grace Church, will lead the seminar, “The Unshakable and the Unchanging Person.” Community members are invited to join parishioners at Fellowship Hall from 6:30-8:30 p.m. May 20 and 21 beginning at 8 a.m. with a continental breakfast; sessions will follow from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Register online at

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

Guest speaker Glenda Mears will give a lesson entitled “Be the Light”. The Scripture is Matthew 5:14-16.

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

The title of the sermon is “Spiritual Conversations: How to Have Them,” with the scriptures focusing on 2 Corinthians 4:1-6.

The Lord’s Supper will be served.

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

Worship is at 11 a.m. Pastor John Traxler will deliver the message “Grow in Abundant Life”.

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., with a focus on the scriptures on Psalm 91. There will be a prayer meeting and Bible study at 6 p.m. with the message “What is the Church? »

The May message will be posted soon 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.

The Allegheny Wesleyan College Choir and Instrumental Ensemble will perform a traditional gospel music service at 10 a.m. Sunday at Indiana Wesleyan Methodist Church, located at Church and 12th Streets in Indiana.

Contact Pastor Ben Blowers for more information at (724) 463-0475.

Worship Services on Facebook

BLAIRSVILLE — The Hebron Lutheran Church is posting a weekly worship service at 10:45 a.m. led by Reverend John Smaligo, live on Facebook. This can be found by searching for “Hebron Lutheran Church” (the Blairsville location) on the Facebook site. If you are unable to log in at this time, the service can be accessed any time after morning worship.

Additionally, Hebron also continues to post a Sunday morning children’s lesson on its Facebook page. Be prepared for a wonderful Bible story, an activity, maybe a song, and a fun time with Pastor John or Charlotte Robertson leading the lesson. If you miss it on Sunday morning, no worries. These lessons can be viewed at any time.

Hebron Lutheran hopes you tune in to hear the word of God or, better yet, join us in person.

Brown Bag Lunch Bible Study

BLAIRSVILLE — Beginning Wednesday, Reverend John Smaligo of Hebron Lutheran Church, 125 N. Liberty St., will resume his Brown Bag Luncheon Bible study.

Join us at 11:30 a.m. each Wednesday as we continue our study of the need for God’s mercy in “Manna and Mercy.” Bring a brown lunch bag and come to church. All are invited to join us in this time of Bible study, food and fellowship.

A take-out-only spaghetti dinner at the Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Lewisville, 5620 Newport Road, Clarksburg, will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sunday.

MARION CENTER — Marion Presbyterian Church, 206 High St., will host a ladies’ brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, with guest speaker Michele Huey.

A local author and well known for her “God, Me and a Cup of Tea” column, Huey will be on hand to share her message, “Beautiful in God’s Eyes”. His books will be on display and available for purchase.

Attendance is free, but please RSVP by April 30 by contacting Beth Turner at (412) 289-6821 or Cindy Mouser at (724) 388-9795.

Wear your favorite hat and bring your favorite cup of tea. You don’t have either? Just come for the food, the camaraderie and a ladies day outing. Gluten-free foods will be available.

PENN RUN — There will be a pasta buffet from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 14 at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center.

The menu includes spaghetti, penne, meatballs, homemade alfredo sauce, homemade sausage and mushroom sauce, mixed California vegetables, stuffed shells, salad, bread, desserts and drinks.

COURAGE and Cancer meeting

The monthly COURAGE and Cancer support group meeting will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 15, in room 101 at Grace United Methodist Church.

The group will continue with mindfulness and meditation.

Grace United Methodist Church is at the corner of Seventh and Church Streets, Indiana. Parking is available behind the church. For more information, please call Sue at (724) 422-5942, Kathy at (724) 463-8535, ext. 13, or Natalie at (724) 388-3929.

PENN RUN – The annual indoor garage sale at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center, 75 Grace Church Road, will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 4.

There will be individual yard sale spaces available, a church yard sale, bake sale and food trucks. Spaces are available for individual garage sales.

Contact Penn Run Church of the Brethren at (724) 463-0420 or Lori at (724) 349-2929 before 9 p.m. or by email at [email protected] Discover us on Facebook.

Norma P. Rex