NIPPENOSE VALLEY LENTEN
All services begin at 7 p.m.
March 6: Mid-week Lenten Service at the St. James Lutheran Church.
March 13: Mid-week Lenten Service at the Oval United Methodist Church.
March 20: Mid-week Lenten Service at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church.
March 29: Good Friday Service at the Oriole United Methodist Church.
Woolrich, Avis, Phelps, Chapel,
McElhattan, Caldwell, Farrandsville, Liberty, Dunnstown and Swissdale UNITED METHODIST CHURCHES
During Lent season, churches will participate in a worship series titled By My Hand-For My Sake. The questions will be asked, "what is your role in the suffering and death of Christ?" Through homilies and monologues the characters Adam/Eve, Nicodemus, Judas, Barabbas, Pilate, Peter and the Centurion will address this question. Participating pastors are Bill Anderson, T.R. Hardic, Roger Yoder, Sharon Nestlerode, Cathy Dawes and Tom Jones.
Schedule is as follows:
March 3 - Phelps Chapel, 4 p.m.
March 10 - Farrandsville UMC, 4 p.m.
March 17 - Woolrich UMC, 4 p.m.
March 24 - McElhattan UMC, 4 p.m.
March 28 - Maundy Thursday, McElhattan UMC, 7 p.m.
March 29 - Good Friday, Avis UMC,7 p.m.
Offerings for the services will be split between various mission organizations.
Wednesday Evening Lenten Services for Trout Run/Rose Vally United Methodist charge:
Monologues taken from "The Power of His Last Words" by Susan Pargman.
March 6 - Trout Run church, 7 p.m.
March 13 - Rose Valley church, 7 p.m.
I Thirst/Woman at the Well
March 20 - Rose Valley church, 7 p.m.
Into Your Hands/Nicodemus
March 27 - Rose Valley church, 7 p.m.
It Is Finished/Mary Mother of Jesus
Good Friday Service
March 29 - Trout Run church, 7 pm.
Tenebrae Service based on John 18:1-19:42
Easter Sunday services
Trout Run cemetery, 6:30 a.m.
Rose Valley cemetery, 6:30 a.m.
Easter breakfast follows both services
Rose Valley family service, 9:30 a.m.
Trout Run family service, 11 a.m.
JERSEY SHORE LUTHERAN CHURCHES
March 6, 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran.
March 13, 7 p.m. at Grace Lutheran.
March 20, 7 p.m. at St. John Lutheran.
Maundy Thursday Service, March 28, 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran.
March 29, Jersey Shore Ministerium Community Service at noon at St. John Lutheran. Evening Good Friday Service at 7 p.m. at Garman Lutheran.
March 30, 7 p.m. Easter Vigil at St. John Lutheran.
TRINITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH CHARGE
(Third Street, DuBoistown and Trinity)
Good Friday Service,7 p.m. March 29, Trinity United Methodist Church, 1971 Lycoming Creek Road.
Easter Sunrise Service, 6:30 a.m., March 31, Susquehanna State Park, Hiawatha docking area.
WILLIAMSPORT EPISCOPAL CHURCHES
Episcopal churches in the Williamsport area will hold a Lenten soup supper and DVD series followed by a service of Compline on Wednesdays during Lent beginning at 6 p.m. The topic is What Wondrous Love: Holy Week in Word and Art.
March 6 - Church of Our Savior, 31 N. Loyalsock Ave., Montoursville.
March 13 - Trinity, 844 W. Fourth St.
March 20 - Church of the Good Shepherd, 827 Good Shepherd Road, Montoursville.
A Eucharist Service will be held at 5 p.m. every Sunday during Lent at Trinity Episcopal Church, 844 W. Fourth St., in the chapel.
Woolrich Community United Methodist Church and combined churches: Maundy Thursday service 7 p.m. March 28 at McElhattan United Methodist. Cross walk at 6 a.m. on Good Friday from the McElhattan Church; for information, call 769-6066. Good Friday Service 7 p.m. at Avis United Methodist Church. Easter services: Woolrich Community United Methodist Church will hold Easter Sunrise Communion service at 7 a.m. with breakfast to follow at 8 a.m. in the fellowship hall; 9 a.m. Easter Communion and 10:30 a.m. Easter Communion service.
Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church, 235 S. Main St., will hold free inspirational movies at 6:30 p.m. each Friday leading to Easter. Dates and films include: March 8, "October Baby;" March 15, "Amazing Grace;" March 22, "The Jesus Film;" and March 29, "The Passion of the Christ." Call 398-1909 for more information.
Pine Run United Methodist Church, 1719 Pine Run Road, about 2 miles north of Route 220, will hold an Easter cantata "It Is Finished," at 7 p.m. March 22, with refreshments to follow. The choir will again offer the cantata during worship service on Palm Sunday, March 24. Sunday service begins at 9 a.m. Call the church at 398-1100 or visit lindenparish.susumc.org for more information.