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Interfaith marriage a trend

July 3, 2015 When two people are in love, differences in spiritual beliefs may seem insignificant. But a time could come when the differences matter. more »»

Footprints in Sand sets revival at Lake Rowena

July 3, 2015 Footprints in the Sand will hold its second annual community revival to praise and worship Jesus Christ from noon to 9 p.m. July 18 at Lake Rowena, Rowena Drive Pavilion No. 2 in Ebensburg. more »»

Vacation Bible school

July 3, 2015 The Faith Baptist Church of Altoona, 315 40th St., will hold its daily vacation Bible school from July 13 to 18. Classes will range from nursery through adults. more »»


July 3, 2015 Louann Grassmyer, who was mentioned as a speaker in the story “Family to address Matters of the Heart at event,” that appeared on Page D2 on June 26 worked in various ministries for 20 years in... more »»

Three family cats develop their own form of hierarchy

July 3, 2015 You can learn a lot about human nature by observing cat. more »»

Spiritual notes

July 3, 2015 American Rescue Workers, 502 Mulberry St., Hollidaysburg, will hold its summer clothing giveaway from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 to 3:15 pm. Tuesday. more »»

Prayers answered

June 26, 2015 Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in Philadelphia’s Jewish Exponent, the second-oldest continuously published Jewish newspaper in the United States. more »»

Festival at St. John’s Church will feature 3 musical groups

June 26, 2015 St. John’s Reformed Church, 906 Maple Ave., Hollidaysburg, will feature three groups at its outdoor Christian Music Festiva. more »»

Family to address Matters of the Heart at event

June 26, 2015 A Matters of the Heart conference will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 11 at Altoona First South­ern Baptist Church, 903 N. Fourth St. more »»

Saint Francis graduate a vowed friar

June 26, 2015 LORETTO — Saint Francis graduate, Brother Zach Burns, T.O.R., became a vowed friar of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on May 3. more »»

Husband is truly man of few words

June 26, 2015 I’m a big believer in communication, especially when it comes to marriage. Unfortunately, my husband, Bob, isn’t. Bob has a tendency to keep me out of the loo. more »»

Academy of Sacred Music seeks singers for concert

June 26, 2015 The Academy of Sacred Music will hold its annual choral institute from July 7 to 10 with a concert to be held at 2 p.m. July 11 at St. Andrew Episcopal Church, 208 W. Foster Ave., State College. more »»

Spiritual notes

June 26, 2015 Wehnwood Music Camp will present a concert at 7 p.m. today in the Altoona Area Junior High School Auditorium. Christ Reformed Church, 502 Main S. more »»

Creation’s more than music

June 19, 2015 MOUNT UNION — You’ll see lots of big-name Christian musicians if you go to this month’s Creation Festival in nearby Huntingdon County, but people who’ve been to the annual event say it’s so much mor... more »»

Church surprises 80-year-olds with party at Sunday school

June 19, 2015 We had an interesting coincidence at our church earlier this month. Three of our longtime members turned 80 years old within days of one another. more »»

Spiritual notes

June 19, 2015 The Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will sponsor its annual Faith Day celebration June 28 at DelGrosso’s Amusement Park in Tipto. more »»

Effort to dress up nails fails to convey anticipated image

June 12, 2015 There’s an old saying that goes: “When something’s right, you know it.” Not surprisingly, the converse is also true. The other day when I bought a fashion magazine at the drug stor. more »»

Spiritual notes

June 12, 2015 The American Rescue Workers, 502 Mulberry St., will hold its second June summer give away from 9:15 to 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 to 3:15 p.m. Thursday. more »»

Vacation Bible Schools

June 12, 2015 St. John’s Reformed Church of Loysburg will host the Loysburg community vacation Bible school to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. from Sunday through Thursday. more »»

Churches partner for kids

June 5, 2015 Three Altoona churches are working together to make their East End neighborhood a better plac. more »»

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