Lenten meals

The Hollidaysburg Ministerium, comprised of many Blair County clergy and leaders, alongside their congregations and local churches, will host Lenten lunches at noon on Thursdays through April 6.

Lunches for Thursday will be held at First United Methodist Church, 801 Allegheny St., Hollidaysburg.

Lunches held on March 23 and 30 and April 6 will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 500 Allegheny St., Hollidaysburg.

The lunches end about 1 p.m. A light lunch and inspiring message is included. A freewill donation is accepted to defray the costs and generate financial support for the American Rescue Workers food pantry.

The lunches will culminate with a Good Friday service at noon April 14 at Zion Lutheran Church.

Churches in Patton will host soup and sandwich services during Lent.

The casual services permit area residents to have fellowship with the members of the other churches and the community.

The dinners will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesdays in the churches’ social halls. The services will follow at 5:30 p.m.

The dates and locations for the events are:

– Tuesday — Methodist church.

– March 21 — Queen of Peace Church.

– March 28 — Trinity Anglican Church.