The Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 5876 Main Road, Sweet Valley, will celebrate its 140th aniveaery today, May 19.
Pentecost and confirmation will be celebrated as Jess Bynon, Ally Gordon and John Bynon become members of the church.
A covered dish dinner, as well as church tours, will follow worship time.
For more information, call 477-5216.
Curtis W. Young, Ph. D. from International Partnership Ministries will speak at 9 and 10:45 a.m. today, May 19 at Cross Creek Community Church, 370 Carverton Road, Trucksville.
Dr. Young is the vice president of Specialized Ministries and Director of Deaf Ministries with IPM.
A fully-staffed nursery will be available for children under 2 years of age and C4 Kids is available.
For more information, call 696-0399.
ELECTION DAY CAFE
Members of Trucksville United Methodist Church, 40 Knob Hill Road, will open an Election Day Café from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 21. The menu will include hot and cold beverages; donuts, sticky buns, brownies and cookies; sandwiches, homemade soups and chili; hot dogs and wimpies). A Lunch-to-Go, freshly prepared, can be ready in just minutes any time during the day.
The café, which is completely handicap accessible, has plenty of seating with table service if preferred.
Proceeds will be going towards Mother Teresa’s Haven, previously known as V.I.S.I.O.N.
MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE
A special Memorial Day service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 26 at the Sweet Valley Church of Christ, 5439 Main Road, Sweet Valley.
LCDR Brian Gallagher, USN (retired) will be the speaker and patriotic music will be played to honor men and women in the armed forces.
For more information, call 477-2320.
MASS/ FLEA MARKET
St. Frances Cabrini Church, 585 Mt. Olivet Road, Carverton, will celebrate a Memorial Mass at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 27. This mass is in honor and memory of all the deceased loved ones laid to rest at the Mount Olivet Cemetery. Father Vincent Dang will be the celebrant.
Following the mass, the parish Social Committee will sponsor its annual flea market and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the church grounds, rain or shine. This year’s flea market will include a variety of household items, pictures, dishware, knickknacks, toys, DVDs, games and books.
Picnic foods for purchase include clam chowder, haluski, pork barbeque, wimpies, hotdogs with sauerkraut or chilli and beverages. The bake sale will feature fresh baked breads, cakes, pies, cookies and pastries.
A special “early bird” flea market will held from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 26.
A sensational buffet of meals, hot and cold dishes, salads, desserts and drinks will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31 at the Noxen United Methodist Church, Route 29. A free will offering will be taken.
The deacons of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Dallas have set May 31 and June 1 for their gigantic rummage sale in the fellowship hall of the church, 105 Irem Road, Dallas, across from the Country Club Shopping Center.
The sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, May 31 and from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 1. Saturday will be Bag Day - all you can stuff into a large brown grocery bag for only $2. Items available are clothing in good condition for men, women and children, costume jewelry, household items, knickknacks, collectibles, toys, books, holiday items and more.
A “Power of Parents” workshop will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 31 at the Sweet Valley Church of Christ, 5439 Main Road, Sweet Valley.
Facilitated through Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the workshop is designed to give parents of teens the tools to have conversations about alcohol.
Call 477-2320 to register.
GET READY FOR VBS
Orange United Methodist Church invites all children ages 3-12 to get ready to dive into fun at “Operation Overboard: Dare to Go Deep with God” Vacation Bible School.
Vacation Bible School will be held from 5:45 to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 16 through Thursday, June 20 at Orange United Methodist Church, 2293 W. 8th St., Dallas.
The adventures includes regular Deep Sea Voyages into Bible fun and creative crafts, hands-on mission work, water science and music. To be a part of the excitement, call Leslie at 333-4269.