Affiliation: Church of the Brethren
Address: 1028 Penn St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
(Mirror photo by Patrick Waksmunski) Debbie Laird of Altoona keeps with the beat of Christian rock band Extoller during the Rock ’n the Lot concert sponsored by Hollidaysburg Church of the Brethren. The church lot also is the site for the American Rescue Workers to collect nonperishable food and clothing once a month. The church also joins other churches in the Hollidaysburg Ministerium in providing free soup on Saturdays during the winter and Lenten luncheons. The church supports denominational missions programs and supports Brethren district disaster response which provides health, school and cleanup kits worldwide to areas hit by natural disasters.
Web site: hburgcob.org
Staff: The Rev. Marlys Hershberger, pastor; Scott Pappal, music director; Jeff Imler, choir director; and Daisy Decker, secretary.
Membership: 165 with an average attendance of 95
Services: 9:30 a.m. worship Sundays and 10:45 a.m. Sunday school and Bible study at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Activities: Youth group, small group activities, book discussion group, senior luncheons and other fellowship and discussion opportunities
Community outreach: Supports Brethren district disaster response; members work in the SERRV shop, a fair trade organization, in New Windsor, Md., supports Asturias