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Spiritual notes for Aug. 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 The American Rescue Workers of Blair County will hold its free monthly clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday at 502 Mulberry St, Hollidaysburg. No afternoon hours. more »»

Pushing out the walls

August 22, 2014 By Mary Haley For the Mirror astor John Collins of the First Church of Christ in Juniata Gap made a promise to his congregation that despite a yearlong expansion project at the church, the... more »»

Local sisters invite women to consider consecrated life

August 22, 2014 By Linda T. Gracey Single Catholic women who believe they have a call to a consecrated religious life are invited to get a glimpse of what that life is like. more »»

Fall music festival to feature 31 gospel groups and soloists

August 22, 2014 The 29th annual free admission Fall Harvest Gospel Music Festival will be held Aug. 29-31 and Sept. 1 at Camp Harmony Campgrounds, 1414 Plank Road, Hooversville. more »»

Choices in cereal seem to reflect one’s personality

August 22, 2014 You can tell a lot about someone by his or her choice of breakfast cereal. more »»

Spiritual notes for August 22, 2014

August 22, 2014 St. John’s Reformed Church of Loysburg will hold a back-to-school night at 6 p.m. Sunday for students in the Northern Bedford community. more »»

Spiritual notes for Aug. 15, 2014

August 15, 2014 Simpson-Temple United Parish, 2212 Sixth Ave., will host a free outdoor concert with singer/pianist Kent Martin from 6 to 8 p.m. Satur­day. Bring your lawn chair. more »»

ELCA bishop reflects on role

August 15, 2014 In the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus prays for future believers and asks that they have unity to let the world know God has sent hi. more »»

Praise bands to perform during ‘Rockin’ the Lot’

August 15, 2014 Hollidaysburg Church of Brethren 1028 Penn St., Hollidaysburg, will host “Rockin’ the Lot,” a music and food festival, from 3 to 8 p.m. Aug. 23. more »»

ELCM schedules fifth conference

August 15, 2014 The fifth General Con­ference Triennial Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Conference & Ministerium of North America Inc. will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday and end at noon Aug. more »»

Vacation Bible School for Aug. 15, 2014

August 15, 2014 Ward Avenue Pres­byterian Church, 111 Ward Ave., will have vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. The theme is Jungle Safari where kids get to know the nature of God. more »»

Volunteers in Mission offer chances to help victims of tornadoes

August 15, 2014 The Altoona District of the United Methodist Church has two missions on its fall schedule that are open to anyone who would like to join a Volunteers In Mission team to help people rebuild, repair o... more »»

Health issue concerns put to rest by reassuring doctor

August 15, 2014 Most people fear the unknown. I certainly have for the past two months. Upon experiencing discomfort in my right side, I visited my doctor in early June. more »»

Music to refresh all

August 8, 2014 Scent of Water may be a Christian band, but don’t label it as suc. more »»

Dixie Melody Boys to perform in Johnstown

August 8, 2014 The Dixie Melody Boys, a Southern Gospel group, will share its four-part harmony at 7 p.m. Aug. 14 at the Pike Grace Family Center in Johnstow. more »»

Liberty Bible Church to host conference with 7 speakers

August 8, 2014 Liberty Bible Church of Bedford will sponsor a Summer Bible Conference today through Sunday. The theme is “Why We Believe What We Believe. more »»

Spiritual notes for August 8, 2014

August 8, 2014 Fairview United Methodist Church, 2214 Fifth St., will hold a block party from noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 16. It will include free food and drink, games and prize. more »»

‘The Middle’ seems to resemble family life at Smith household

August 8, 2014 Sometimes art imitates life. That’s certainly true at our house. For the past several months, my husband, Bob, and I have been watching a sitcom called “The Middle. more »»

Gospel music coming to Cove

August 1, 2014 The Pennsylvania State Singing Convention has been bringing well-known gospel singers to the Cove for 39 years, and this year is no exception. But it has not always been easy. more »»

Sister lacks appetite for diet that takes joy out of eating

August 1, 2014 What is it about family? They can endear you to them, thoroughly annoy you, and make you crazy all within 24 hours without even trying. Take my sister, Debi, for exampl. more »»

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