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

One author wrote, “These push-and-pull times are part of the natural rhythms of life too! When things don’t go our way, it helps to remember that God’s glorious plan includes all of these things: schedules and disruptions, pleasures and disappointments, victories and defeats.

And in the midst of all this, He (the Risen One) is immutable and never fails. Join our worship and continue to claim the promises that are ours.

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 1:4-8 and Acts 5:27-32.

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 worship at 11 a.m. at 695 School St.

Rev. David Hanna’s sermon is “A Loyal Disciple,” based on Psalm 150 and John 20:19-31. There will be music from the organ and the choir from the choir. A child care service is available during the service. A congregation meeting will follow 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 “Book of Revelation Series – Part One: A Warrior Lamb.” The focus will be on Revelation 1:4-8.

The Presbyterian Church of Crete, 25 Brady Road, Indiana, will meet for worship at 11 a.m.

Elders Gerry Gamble and Vonnie Roser will lead worship.

The scripture is John 20:19-29, and the sermon is titled “What’s Next?”

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

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 is based on John 20:19-31.

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 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

This Sunday is Senior Appreciation Sunday for college, university and trade school graduates. Reverend Caleb Fugate, our campus pastor, will deliver the morning message titled “Don’t Sit On It.” The scriptural lesson is taken from Acts 8:26-40.

The 11 a.m. contemporary worship music will be led by Pastor Will Pinos and Jonathan Gibbons: “Open Up the Heavens,” “Your Love Never Fails,” “Holy Spirit” and “Build My Life.” Music/songs scheduled for the 11 a.m. service can be found weekly on Spotify at https://

May 1st is Communion Sunday and Pastor Bill Blair returns with his “Engage” message; On May 8, the Mother’s Day message is “Empower”; May 15, “Develop”; and on May 22, “Vision”.

Brad Lauster, a beloved former pastor of Grace Church, will lead “The Unshakable and the Unchanging Person” seminar. Community members are invited to join parishioners in Fellowship Hall from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on May 20 and from 8 a.m. on May 21 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 a worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday as it continues its Easter celebration.

Pastor Erica will deliver a message entitled “On the road to Emmaus”. The Scripture is Luke 24:13-35.

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

The title of the sermon is “Courageously Strong”, with the scriptures focusing on Joshua 1:1-9.

Pastor Jackie Greene will preach.

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

This Sunday’s message is “Holy Fun!”

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 message “The Beginning of a Good Life”.

Sunday school is at 10 a.m., with a focus on the scriptures on Psalm 23. There will be a prayer meeting and Bible study at 6 p.m. with the message “Jesus Christ, the Word of God.”

The April 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.

Trinity United Methodist Church, 398 Church St., Indiana, will hold services at 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday.

Reverend Greg Golden will preach “Service or Serve Us? ” Everyone is welcome.

The prophetic series continues

Coming judgments, in prophecy, will be the topic Sunday at Bible Baptist Church. The week-long series of what happened each day from Palm Sunday to Easter is available on Facebook under the James McCaulley profile.

There are resurrections to come, based on the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Then there will be various judgments to come. It is of utmost importance that people face the reality that one day everyone will face God in judgment. All messages are always based on and supported by the Bible. The Bible, as the Word of God, is infallible and is the final word of authority.

The pastor and church family invite the public to join in fellowship and Bible study each Sunday.

Worship begins at 11 a.m. The church is located at 6280 Route 286 East, Rayne Township, and information can be obtained by calling (724) 349-3557.

The Indiana/Cambria County Anthem and Gospel will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at Christ Bible Fellowship, 178 Old Highway 119 South, White Township.

Come sing; come listen. Everyone is welcome.

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.

KENT — A free clothing fair will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 30 at Jacksonville United Presbyterian Church.

There is a wide variety of sizes from baby to child, men to women. Everything is free. Come and fill a bag.

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 p.m. on Sunday, May 1.

Norma P. Rex