Area church briefs


Special praise service

The praise team Rock Solid from Calvary United Methodist Church in Mohnton will lead a music concert service at 10:40 a.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 42 Washington Blvd. A special offering will be taken for an overseas missions project the group sponsors.


Ham and turkey dinner

Immaculate Conception Parish Hall, Jacks Hollow Road, will hold a ham and turkey dinner from noon-6 p.m. Cost is $9 for adults, $4 for children 4-12 and free for those 3 and under. Takeouts available after 1 p.m.


Fellowship dinner slated

Farragut Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, along Route 864 near the intersection with Route 87, will hold its monthly First Tuesday Fellowship Dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. Free-will donations are accepted.


Ladies Group to meet

TIVOLI – The Christian Ladies Group will meet at 1 p.m. at Tivoli United Methodist Church, 2 miles north of Picture Rocks along Route 220. Master Gardeners will present a program on butterfly gardens.

AWANA clubs resume

AWANA youth clubs resume at Calvary Baptist Church, 42 Washington Blvd., each Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. (doors open at 4:45 p.m.). Multi-denominational. Grades K-12. Life lessons; Bible stories; supper; famous Awana games. Call 570-322-7256 for details.


Family thrift shop open

The family thrift shop at Fairfield United Methodist Church, 833 Fairfield Church Road, will be open from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday featuring a new supply of fall and winter clothing. Summer clothing is free.

Trash or treasures sale

Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church, 1225 Clayton Ave. in Loyalsock Township, will hold its semi-annual trash or treasures sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Food will be available.


Monster yard sale

Trinity Episcopal Church, 844 W. Fourth St., will hold a monster yard sale in the Parish Hall from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. For more information, call the church at 570-322-0126.

Arts and craft show

JERSEY SHORE – Trinity United Methodist Church, 1407 Allegheny St., will hold its 15th annual arts and craft show from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Church schedules blood drive

RAUCHTOWN – St. James Lutheran Church, 3242 Middle Road, Jersey Shore, will hold a blood drive from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Red Cross prefers signups in advance on its website: You can search the donation site by typing in the zip code 17740 and selecting our site.

Roast turkey dinner

WATSONTOWN – Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 10275 Route 44, will hold a roast turkey dinner from 4-6 p.m. Proceeds will help support the work of Rev. John Lunn, ELCA Missionary in Liberia.

Baked steak supper

DuBoistown United Methodist Church, 133 Summer St., will hold a baked steak supper from 4-6 p.m. Takeouts will be available from 3-4 p.m. only. Cost is $9 for adults, $4.50 for children 3-10 and under 3 eat free. Baked goods also available.

Saturday service celebration

Faith United Methodist Church, 700 Fairview Drive, will celebrate its one-year anniversary of its 5:30 p.m. Saturday services with a covered dish meal. Call 570-368-2459 for more information.

Fun Fair scheduled

MUNCY VALLEY – The second annual Fun Fair will take place from 5:30-8 p.m. at Muncy Valley United Methodist Church, 1874 Route 220 (between Muncy Valley and Sonestown in Sullivan County). There will be home made ice cream, hot dogs, barbecue, a petting zoo, horse and carriage rides, games, a three-on three-basketball tournament and more. For more information, or to sign up for the basketball tournament, email