Special services

May 13, 2006

Fort Loudon Community Grounds, U.S. 30 and Hawbaker Drive, Fort Loudon, Pa., the spring festival will be today beginning with breakfast at 7 a.m.

Through the day there will be a classic car and truck show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Food will be available beginning at 10 a.m.

There will be special music, dance and gospel music. Barbecued chicken and ice cream will be available as well as free bingo games.

People who want to be vendors must call Barb Hurst at 717-369-2686. The event is sponsored by Trinity United Church of Christ in Fort Loudon.


Antrim Assembly of God, 11192 Bemisderfer Road, Greencastle, Pa., Evangelist Gayle Brostowski will be conducting revival services this Sunday at 10 a.m. and nightly May 15-17 at 7.

The message consists of the power of the word, the wind of the spirit and the glory of God's presence.

Paramount Brethren in Christ Church, 19106 Longmeadow Road, a screening event for stroke prevention will be held Tuesday, May 16.

Washington County Hospital will be providing vascular disease information. Each screening costs $45. A complete vascular screening package is $109, which is a savings of $26, and includes the carotid/stroke artery screening, abdominal aortic aneurysm and ankle brachial index screenings.

For more information regarding the screenings or to schedule an appointment, call 800-324-1851. Preregistration is required.

St. Ann Catholic Church, on May 17, Wise Women Speak will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The speakers will be Peggy Stout and Jean Aziz. Dinner will also be served.

To register for the event, call 301-733-7363. The cost is $10.

Independent Bible Church, Martinsburg, W.Va., Hedgesville Road, about two miles west of Interstate 81, a weekend of festivities begins Friday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. with a pig roast and all the fixings, with roast beef, side dishes and desserts.

Dinner will be followed by a period of family activities including board games. The evening will end with nationally-known speaker, Tom Harmon, who will be discussing family issues and modern culture.

Harmon will also speak at the 8, 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday morning services May 21. At 6:30 p.m., gospel bluegrass ensemble, The Franz Family, will be performing. The free concert will be followed by an ice cream social.

St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, 8428 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, nationally known speaker and author of "Velvet and Steel," John Ream will present a couples communication seminar, Do You Hear Me Now, May 19-20.

Ream has presented seminars to more than 10,000 people during the past 25 years. Cost is $75 and includes meals. Child care provided.

For questions, call 301-416-0929 and leave a message. The registration form can be found at

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