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Priest from Lebanon at home here

July 17, 2015 Father Joseph Gereige may be thousands of miles away from his native land, but he feels right at home in the Altoona are. more »»

Local rabbi writes Torah commentary

July 17, 2015 The Reform Jewish website will feature commentary by a local rabbi for the next few months. more »»

Grace Bible to dedicate addition

July 17, 2015 Members and guests at Grace Bible Church in Hollidaysburg enter a new bright and airy foyer when they come for services on Sunday morning. more »»

Dry Run Baptist to hold camp meeting

July 17, 2015 Dry Run Independent Baptist Church, 670 Valley Forge Road, Duncansville, will hold its summer camp meeting from Saturday until July 24 with the event ending on July 2. more »»

Summer cake fails to taste like its normal fruity flavor

July 17, 2015 Sometimes life’s a piece of cake, and sometimes it isn’t. I found this out the other day when I suffered a dismal baking failur. more »»

Spiritual notes

July 17, 2015 Twenty-eighth Street Church of the Brethren, 2800 Union Ave., will hold its free luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in its fellowship hall. more »»

St. Benedict homecoming to offer games, food, music

July 17, 2015 St. Benedict Catholic Church in Carrolltown will hold its 58th Home­coming Festival on July 24-26. more »»

Fair to salute first responders, includes activities for children

July 17, 2015 Hollidaysburg Alliance Church will sponsor a family fun fair to honor first responders from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Canal Basin Park, Hollidaysbur. more »»

Vacation Bible school

July 17, 2015 Christ United Methodist Church, 1359 Pennsylvania Ave., Tyrone, will hold Camp Discovery Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. July 27 to July 31. Activities are for children ages 3 to 12. more »»

Spiritual notes

July 10, 2015 Woodbury Church of the Brethren, 4359 Woodbury Pike, Woodbury, will host AMOK Arts ministry at 7 p.m. July 18. more »»

Getting ice to chill tea creates chaos in kitchen

July 10, 2015 Life’s funny. Sometimes we think everything is in place, only to realize that the slightest jostling can send it all tumbling down. My husband, Bob, and I made this discovery the other day. more »»

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 »»

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