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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 as we strengthen our understanding of God’s goodness and faithfulness to deal with unexpected twists and turns that can throw us off balance.

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.

Communion will be served.

The Scriptures are Isaiah 62:1-5 and John 2:1-11.

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, invites everyone to join in Sunday worship at 11 a.m.

Reverend David Hanna’s sermon is “Life Is Hard,” based on Acts 2:43-47. There will be music from the organ and the Choeur du Chancel.

Sunday Christian Education classes are also available for all ages with more details on

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.

Worzbyt continues a four-week series on the Sermon on the Mount. This week’s sermon is titled “Lessons from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount: The World.” The Scripture is Matthew 6:19-7:12.

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

The scriptures are Psalm 19 and Luke 4:14-21, and the sermon is titled “Today”.

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, “Glad Tidings of Great Joy: The Fifth Pillar of Joy—Forgiveness,” is based on Colossians 3:12-17.

We are going to celebrate the baptism of Jesus this week.

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. Seventh St., will hold services at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday.

Pastor Bill Blair continues his winter wellness series with a message for us on “financial wellness,” with scripture from Proverbs 6:1-11. Grace Church Finance President Frank Kinter will share information on financial wellness.

Worship music for the 11 a.m. contemporary service will be led by Pastor Will Pinos: “Graves Into Gardens,” “Great Are You Lord,” “Way Maker” and “Build My Life.”

Blair’s new series of sermons will address wellness in all areas of our lives: January 16, Financial Wellness; January 23, physical well-being; January 30, Balance for Well-Being; February 6, emotional well-being; and February 13, Relational Well-Being.

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.

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…Be compassionate.”

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 deliver the messages entitled “The I Am of Jesus”. This Sunday, the message will be “I am the light of the world”. The church will observe the sanctity of human life in service.

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., with a biblical focus on Joshua 20:1-21:45. There will be a prayer meeting and Bible study at 6 p.m. with the message “Reconciliation.”

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.

Sunday school children/adults

BLAIRSVILLE — The Hebron Lutheran Church, 125 N. Liberty St., continues to hold its online Sunday school for children.

This course is posted by Reverend John Smaligo each Sunday morning and can be viewed anytime after 9:00 a.m. Get ready for wonderful songs with Charlotte Robertson on the last Sunday of every month. This can be viewed on the Hebron Lutheran Church Facebook page. You don’t have to be a kid to enjoy the weekly lesson. Please join us.

Additionally, the Adult Sunday School class meets in Hebron every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. The focus is on a series of “The Chosen” videos. Delving deeper into the stories and context of the people and events of the gospels, Season 1 introduces Simon Peter, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene, Matthew and Jesus in a way never seen before in film. We hope to see you there.

DERRY — Derry First United Methodist Church will host its first dinner of 2022 from 4:30-6 p.m. on Saturday, February 12.

This dinner is a Swiss steak and is eat-in or take-out. We are accepting advance orders from Monday. Please call the church office between business hours (9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Thursday) at (724) 694-8333.

DERRY — The First United Methodist Church in Derry will hold its monthly Boro Boys Breakfast at 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Please contact Sandy E. at (878) 295-2308 to reserve your spot.

Chicken and waffle buffet

PENN RUN — There will be a Pa. Dutch Chicken and Waffle Buffet from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, February 5 at the Penn Run Christian Outreach Center.

Possibility to eat in or take away.

Norma P. Rex