Area church briefs
Friends of the Pipes concert
LOCK HAVEN – Michael and Denise Connor will open the Winter Fine Arts Series at Great Island Presbyterian Church, 12 W. Water St., at 1:30 p.m. with a vocal recital. Michael is a music teacher at Central Mountain Middle School and the choir director at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Montoursville. Together, he and his wife lead the music ministry program at Our Lady of Lourdes. Tickets for the concert, sponsored by the Friends of the Pipes, are $15 ($5 for students) and will be sold at the door. All proceeds benefit the historic pipe organ restoration project at Great Island Presbyterian Church.
Trinity Lutheran Church, 844 W. Fourth St., will hold a lasagna dinner from 4-7 p.m. featuring meat or veggie lasagna. Cost is $8.50 for adults, $5 for children. For more information, call 322-0126.
Family Thrift Shop
Fairfield United Methodist Church, 833 Fairfield Church Road, will hold its family thrift shop from 8 a.m.=2 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-noon Saturday featuring spring and summer clothing. All fall and winter clothing is free.
Free clothing exchange
A free clothing exchange will be held from 8-11 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 324 Howard St. in South Williamsport. Park in the lot across the street and use the alley entrance; an elevator is available. Clothes for all ages. If you have clean wearable clothes to donate, bring them. If not, come and take what you need.
Chicken and waffle dinner
RAUCHTOWN – St James Lutheran Church, 3242 Middle Road, will hold a chicken and waffle dinner from 4:40-6:30 p.m. Takeouts available from 4-5 p.m.
LOGANTON – Loganton Albright United Methodist Church, 47 E. Main St., will host a family-style dinner from 4-6:30 p.m. featuring meatloaf with scalloped potatoes. Takeouts available.
Jacobs Brothers concert
MIFFLINBURG – Mifflinburg Alliance Church, 1.2 miles north of Route 45 off Forest Hill Road, will host the Jacobs Brothers at 7 p.m. A love offering will be taken. Call 966-4899 for more information.
TURBOTVILLE – Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 39 Paradise St., will hold its annual oyster supper in the fellowship hall at 6:30 p.m. Leon Hagenbuch will give a presentation about the 79-year history of the supper. An approximate donation of $13 will be requested to pay for the oysters. Those planning to attend are asked to please call the church office at 649-5195 to aid in planning.
Area church briefs
PENNSDALE – Pennsdale Trinity United Methodist Church, 658 Village Road, will hold an all-you-can-eat buffet featuring chicken and biscuits and pork and sauerkraut catered by Springman’s Country Store, from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-10 and free for those under 5. Takeouts are available for $10 each.
Free Fellowship meal
WATSONTOWN – St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6590 Musser Lane, has scheduled a free fellowship meal from 4:30-6:30 p.m., featuring pork and sauerkraut.
Retirees eat free
Free lunch for retirees at Montoursville Presbyterian Church, 900 Elm St., at noon. All retirees welcome, free-will donations accepted.
Free community dinner
St. Paul-Calvary United Methodist Church, 1427 Memorial Ave., will hold a free community dinner featuring ravioli with meat sauce at 5:30 p.m.
Free pancake breakfast
South Williamsport Church of Christ, 358 E. Central Ave., will hold a free pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m.
Men’s breakfast set
MIFFLINBURG – The film “Act Like Men” will be shown at the Alliance Men’s Breakfast at the Carriage Corner Restaurant at 8:30 a.m. The event is open to men and young men. For more information or to make reservations, call 966-4899.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1101 Washington Blvd., will open Daniel’s Closet from 9-11 a.m. The church will accept clean, seasonal clothing at the church from 5-6:30 p.m. Jan. 24 using the stairwell on the Washington Boulevard side of the church.
WATSONTOWN – Shepherd’s Community Kitchen will be offer a free lunch starting at 11 a.m. at Watsontown United Methodist Church, 1319 Eighth Street Drive. Call 538-1017 or Linda Smith at 538-9373 for more information.
MAINESBURG – Mainesburg United Methodist Church, Route 6, will hold a buffet dinner featuring roast beef and fish from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to benefit missions and the church. A bake table will benefit campers.