Area church briefs

The history of spices with Christian ladies

HUGHESVILLE — The Christian Ladies Group will meet at Tivoli United Methodist Church, 9598 Route 220, at 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Susan Sprout will speak about the historical importance of spices, where they come from, and how they can be used.

Millers in concert

LAIRDSVILLE — The Millers music group will perform at Lairdsville Faith Church, 6786 Route 118, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday. Call Pastor Max L. Walters Jr. for more information at 570-584-2765 or visit the website at

Backyard praise in Newberry

The Diamond Street Christian Church, 2211 Trenton Ave., will hold a Backyard Praise event from 2 to 6 p.m. on Aug. 5, featuring food, fellowship and live music. For more information call 570-677-0011.

Yard/bake sale

The Church of the Nazarene, 3200 Lycoming Creek Road, will hold a yard sale/bake sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Aug. 12. Vendor space still is available and those interested may call Deb at 570-772-8288.