The Tribune-Democrat will publish a list of Easter services on March 24. Deadline for information is noon March 20.
Submit information to Janice Rainey at email@example.com; sent by facsimile to 539-1409; or mailed to The Tribune-Democrat, 425 Locust St., P.O. Box 340, Johnstown, Pa. 15907.
Indiana UM Women to host program
“A Day Apart,” hosted by Indiana District United Methodist Women, will be held today at Marion Center United Methodist Church.
Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., followed by the program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The program is based on Psalm 90:17 and will include Communion.
Pennsylvania Consort features guest artist
Pennsylvania Consort guest artist series will present the Maryland State Boychoir at 7:30 tonight at Bedford United Methodist Church, 132 E. John St.
Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for students.
Preanniversary services at Shiloh
Preanniversary services for the 16th pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Theodore Tisinger will be held at Shiloh Baptist Church, 639 Menoher Blvd., Johnstown.
Guest speakers will be the Rev. Joseph McGauley of Jefferson Memorial First Born at 4 p.m. Sunday; Bishop David March, Undenominational House of God Church, 7 p.m. Tuesday; the Rev. Charles Johnson, Stevens Memorial Church, Wednesday; and Elder Stanford Webb Jr. of Faith Temple Church of God in Christ, Thursday.
St. David’s church to hold inaugural concert
An inaugural concert in the Jackie Young-Flack Memorial Concert series will be held at
7 p.m. Sunday at St. David’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 401 Main St., Davidsville.
Featured will be Jessica Mary Murphy, a soprano, and Corey Everly, accompanist.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students and are available at the door.
Lighthouse weekend camp meeting
Lighthouse, Morning Star Ministries, 4886 Route 240 Highway, Cherry Tree, will host a weekend camp meeting.
Services will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. March 16 with a Bible study at 7 p.m., and 10 a.m. March 17.
The Rev. Traci and Libby Fannin of Morehead, Ky., will be the guest speakers.
Information: 948-5765 or 724-254-2991.
The Rev. John Eash, guest minister, will deliver the message “Work Smarter, Not
Harder,” with Scripture from 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, at the 9:15 a.m. Sunday worship service at Arbutus Church of the Brethren, 1201 Erickson Drive, Johnstown.
The Rev. Keith A. Dunn will deliver the message “What Will You Do,” with Scripture from Luke 15:1-2 and 11-32, during the 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship services at Belmont United Methodist Church, 107 Coldren St., Johnstown.
Hachodesh/Vayakhel/Pekude service will be held at 9:30 a.m. today at Beth Sholom Congregation, 700 Indiana St., Johnstown.
Candlelighting will begin at 7:04 p.m. Friday, followed by Shabbat service at 7:30.
The Rev. Don Poole will speak on “The Good Shepherd,” based on John 10:11-18, at the 8:30 and 11 a.m. Sunday services at Bethel United Methodist Church, 1021 Forest Hills Drive, Salix.
The Rev. Edward “Eddie” Patterson will talk about “Prayer – Inward Communion,” based on Mark 3:13-19, at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at Bethel United Methodist Church, 215 Whistler St., Hollsopple.
The Rev. Roy Gearhart will perform a dramatic portrayal of Nicodemus during the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services at Beulah United Methodist Church, 716 Bedford St., Johnstown.
Gearhart also will host revival services Sunday through Wednesday.
The Rev. Kathleen Schoeneck will speak on “The Father,” based on Luke 15:1-3 and 11b-32, at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Christ United Methodist Church, Ohio Street and Cypress Avenue, Moxham section of Johnstown.
The Rev. Charles H. Zimmerman will speak on “What Good Is Confession?” at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Community Open Door Church, Menoher Boulevard and Luzerne Street, Johnstown.
“The Recovery of Sight,” with Scripture from Luke 4:14-21, will be the sermon during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Conemaugh Church of the Brethren, 1256 William Penn Ave., Johnstown.
Women’s Bible study will continue at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
Adult Bible study will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Pastor Nila Cogan will conduct a worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Dunmyer Lutheran Church, 547 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown. Communion will be served.
The Rev. Len Findley will share the message “Either Sheep or Shepherd,” with Scripture from Luke 15:1-7, at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service at Faith United Methodist Church, 369 Glessner Road, Johnstown.
A Lenten Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The Rev. Len Findley will speak on “Either Sheep or Shepherd,” with Scripture from Luke 15:1-7, at the 10:40 a.m. Sunday worship service at Ferndale United Methodist Church, 701 Vickroy Ave., Johnstown.
Pastor Eleanor Abarno will preach on the Prodigal Son, based on Luke 15, during Communion services at 5:30 tonight and 10:45 a.m. Sunday at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., Johnstown.
The Rev. Cynthia Cadenhead will preach on “Lost and Found,” with Scripture from Psalm 32 and Luke 15, at the 10:45 a.m. Sunday service at First Presbyterian Church, 1101 Somerset Ave., Windber.
Cadenhead will deliver the sermon “Where There Is Darkness, Let Me Sow Light” at 7 p.m. Wednesday during the Windber community Lenten worship service at Windber Calvary United Methodist Church, 1800 Stockholm Ave.
The Rev. Larry Rowe will deliver the message “Amazing Grace” during the 9:45 a.m. Sunday worship service at First United Methodist Church, 436 Vine St., Johnstown.
A shared Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Franklin Street United Methodist Church.
Pastor Richard Whetstone of Manns Choice Church of God will be the guest speaker at the 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday services at Flood City Church, 1723 Scalp Ave., Johnstown.
The Rev. Rick Horner will speak on “Who in Hell Cares?” based on Luke 16, during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at Grace Brethren Church, Oak and Second streets, East Conemaugh.
Grove Avenue UM
The Rev. Ed Schoeneck will speak on “The Way Home,” taken from Luke 15:1-3 and 11b-32, during the Sunday services at Grove Avenue United Methodist Church, 501 Grove Ave., Johnstown.
A contemporary worship service will begin at 9 a.m. A traditional worship service will begin at 10:45.
Worship services for Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 525 Main St., Berlin, will be held at 8 and 10:40 a.m. Sunday.
Women’s Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
A Lenten service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Pastor Gary L. Tustin will share “The Serpent and the Stick,” taken from Genesis 3:1-5, during the 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship services at Greater Johnstown Christian Fellowship,
3429 Elton Road.
Bible study will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The Rev. Traci Bowman will officiate worship services at 8:45 and 11:15 a.m. Sunday at Laurel Trinity Lutheran Church, 7520 Somerset Pike, Jennerstown.
Bible study will be held at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Coal Miner’s Cafe, Jennerstown. A Lenten service will be held at 7.
The Rev. Guy Myers will speak on “Do You Love Me More Than These?” with Scripture from John 21:7-19, at the 10:35 a.m. Sunday service at Maple Spring Church of the Brethren, 106 Spring Road, Hollsopple.
The Johnstown Area Church of the Brethren Lenten Service will begin at 6:45 p.m., where the Rev. Ed Houghton will deliver the message “How the Cross Changes the Power of Sin.”
Mount Hope UM
The Rev. Jason McQueen will lead a worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday at Mount Hope United Methodist Church, 258 Mount Hope Road, South Fork.
The Rev. William Wenger will speak on “New Creations in Christ” at the 10:10 a.m. Sunday worship service at Moxham Church of the Brethren, 536 Grove Ave., Johnstown.
Holy Communion will be celebrated during the 8:15 and 11 a.m. Sunday services at Moxham Lutheran Church, 500 Park Ave., Johnstown.
A Lenten service will be held at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Park Avenue UM
The Rev. Kathleen Schoeneck will speak on “The Father” at the 10:30 a.m. Sunday service at Park Avenue United Methodist Church, 700 Park Ave., Johnstown.
The Rev. Brian Simmons will speak on “Everything Has Become New,” with Scripture from Luke 15:1-3 and 11b-32 and II Corinthians 5:16-21, during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Roxbury Church of the Brethren, 112 Sell St., Johnstown.
Simmons will lead a Bible study at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Roxbury St. Paul’s
The Rev. Sharon Schwab, Indiana district superintendent, will be the guest speaker at the 8 and 10:30 a.m. worship services at Roxbury St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 160 Derby St., Johnstown.
The Rev. Benjamin Zykla will hold service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Second Brethren Church, Bond Street and Grove Avenue, Moxham section of Johnstown.
Summit Chapel UM
The Rev. John H. Weaver will speak on “A Changing Heart,” based on Luke 15:11-32, at the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service at Summit Chapel United Methodist Church, 2142 William Penn Ave., Johnstown.
A Lenten service with Communion will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Worship service will begin at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 111 Willow St., Johnstown.
Walnut Grove church
The Rev. Ron Barto will speak on “Jesus, Intolerant at Times,” with Scripture from Matthew 10:37-39, at the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service at Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren, 1068 Bedford St., Johnstown.
The Rev. Kevin Rea will preach on “Condemned by the Righteous” during the 10:45 a.m. Sunday worship service at Westmont United Methodist Church, 1428 Menoher Blvd., Johnstown.
Windber Calvary UM
The Rev. John Snyder will speak on “Welcomed,” from Luke 15:11-23, during the 10:30 a.m. Sunday worship service at Windber Calvary United Methodist Church, 1800 Stockholm Ave.
Liturgy of Holy Communion will be celebrated during the 10:15 a.m. Sunday service
at Zion Lutheran Church, 613 Locust St., downtown Johnstown, with Gospel reading from Luke 15:1-3 and 11b-32.
A Lenten Liturgy of Holy Communion will be celebrated at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by worship at 7:30.
The Tribune-Democrat will publish a list of Easter services on March 24. Deadline for information is noon March 20.
Events | Honoring veterans
The following Memorial Day observances are scheduled for Monday:
Toe-tapping music | Jazz Along the River kicks off Friday at St. Mary’s in Cambria City
Jazz Along the River will be back again this summer. The monthly jazz event has become a fixture at St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church pavilion, Fifth Avenue and Power Street in the Cambria City section of Johnstown. The series of concerts will feature a different jazz group on the fourth Friday of each month through September.
Events | Whitewater bash
Benscreek Canoe Club’s Stonycreek Rendezvous will be held today through Sunday on the Stonycreek River and Greenhouse Park, Route 403, Tire Hill.
Tribute to women | YWCA will honor seven for community contributions
The YWCA of Greater Johnstown will honor seven women from the area for their contributions to the community during the 27th annual Tribute to Women on May 23. The event will feature a reception at 5 p.m. and a dinner at 6 at Pasquerilla Conference Center, 301 Napoleon St. in downtown Johnstown.
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Events | Young art
Greater Johnstown Young Artists Exhibit is on display through May 25 at the Community Arts Center of Cambria County, 1217 Menoher Blvd., Westmont.
'Seeing the Invisible' exhibit opens Friday in Loretto
Painting on a different plane is a positive study for artist and Altoona native Barbara Wachter. Her latest exhibition, “Seeing the Invisible: Paintings by Barbara Wachter,” opens Friday at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Loretto. The exhibition features 35 canvases of contemporary impressionism that will be on display in the museum’s Margery Wolf-Kuhn Gallery.
Events | 'Grand Finale'
Johnstown Symphony Orchestra will present “Grand Finale” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center in Richland Township.
Showcase of the Stars will feature students from local high schools
Local theater arts will flourish at an area arts center. The fourth annual Showcase of the Stars will be presented at 7 p.m. May 18 at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center in Richland Township.
Polka party | Three-day festival will feature Slovenian and Polish bands
After a seemingly endless winter and an abbreviated spring, the people of Johnstown are ready to kick up their heels. And there is no better opportunity to do that than by attending the Friendly City PolkaFest. The Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Convention and Visitors Bureau and St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church co-sponsor the event. They are ready to welcome thousands of polka enthusiasts to the city May 31 through June 2.
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