The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 13, 2012

Religion in brief | Ministers will lead trip to Holy Land


Johnstown —

-- Scalp Level UM

Closets for Campers, a clothing drive conducted by Mission Partners and Scalp Level Trinity United Methodist Church, will be held through October.

Items needed are used clothing, shoes, purses, belts and hats, which can be transformed into cash to send kids to camp.

Donations will be accepted at the church, 751 Horn Road, Windber.

Call 467-9051 to arrange for a pick up.

-- Second Presbyterian

The Rev. Jack Rupert, guest speaker, will deliver the message “How Deep the Father’s Love,” with Scripture readings from John 9:1-25, during the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service at Second Presbyterian Church, 565 Park Ave. in the Moxham section of Johnstown.

The choir will sing “Search Me, O God,” directed by Sarah Pruss.

-- Somerset Alliance

Ken Turner and Valor III of North Carolina will present a gospel concert at 7 p.m. Thursday at Somerset Alliance Church, 708 Stoystown Road.

An offering will be taken.

-- St. James Missionary

The 12th annual KEPT Women’s Conference will begin Thursday and continue through  Oct. 20 at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 400 Pine St., Johnstown.

The theme is “I’m Still Standing” from 1 Corinthians 15:58.

Information: The Rev. Rita Williams, 536-6179.

-- Summit Chapel UM

The Rev. John H. Weaver, pastor of Summit Chapel United Methodist Church,                2142 William Penn Ave., Johnstown, will preach on “Lethargic Faith,” based on Mark 10:17-31, during the 9:30 a.m. Sunday service.

Children’s Sunday school will be held during the service and adult Sunday school will follow at 10:30.

-- Thomas Mennonite

Bill and Lori Arnold will share their witness of the miracle of the Quecreek Mine rescue at 7 p.m. Sunday at Thomas Mennonite Church, Thomas Mills.

-- Walnut Grove church

The Rev. Ron Barto will deliver the message “A Revival of Repentance,” with Scripture from 2 Chronicles 29 and 30, during the 10 a.m. Sunday worship service at Walnut Grove Church of the Brethren, 1068 Bedford St., Johnstown.

The choir will sing “Built on the Rock,” directed by Brad Calihan.

Sunday Blast, for children ages 4-12, will begin at 9.

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