Special services

November 11, 2006

Calvary Temple, 147 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, a Christmas bazaar sponsored by the ladies auxiliary will be held today from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

There will also be food available and a silent auction.

Trinity Bible Church, 100 E. Antietam St., Hagerstown, the women's ministry Christmas craft Bazaar and bake sale is today from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to benefit the Mercy Bread Fund.

For information, call 301-791-1060.

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 9714 Beaver Creek Road, Hagerstown, a fall bazaar will be held today from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

There will be crafts, foods and yard sale items.

Pleasant Hill United Brethren in Christ Church, 3664 Coseytown Road, Greencastle, Pa., a breakfast will be served today from 7 to 11 a.m.


Adult tickets are $4, children 5 to 12, tickets are $2 and youngsters under 5 eat free.

Christ United Methodist Church, 47 E. King St., Shippensburg, Pa., the 14th annual Colonial Christmas will open at 9 a.m. today.

Crafts, gifts, antiques and homemade foods will be available.

There will be a shopper's lunch at 11 a.m. and a Williamsburg dinner served by costumed servers from 4 to 7 p.m.

Downsville Christian Church, 8641 Downsville Pike, Williamsport, tonight at 6 Mary Beth Alphine of the Virginia Council of Churches/Maryland Refugee Resettlement Program and a local refugee family will be guests at a covered dish dinner.

Smithsburg Middle School, 68 N. Main St., Smithsburg, a Foods For Thought seminar will be held Nov. 13 and 15, at 6:30 p.m.

The seminar explains simple lifestyle choices that can help you improve learning ability, manage ADHD symptoms, lower risk for dementia, fight depression, increase energy, reduce mental fatigue and lose unwanted pounds.

To register for the seminar, call 301-797-0769 or 301-824-3509. Admission is $20 per person. Free childcare is provided.

First Lutheran Church, 43 W. Washington St., Chambersburg, Pa., the Chambersburg Chapter of the Auxiliary to Lutheran Social Services of South Central Pennsylvania will hold a spaghetti supper on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m.

The menu includes spaghetti with homemade meat sauce, applesauce, Italian bread, dessert and beverage. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children over age 3. Tickets can be obtained by calling 264-5700 or will be available at the door.

Clarion Hotel, Shepherdstown, W.Va., a Tri-State Harvest Explosion hosted by Jesus the Open Door Ministry will feature international preacher/teacher Bishop David G. Evans Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 18 at noon.

The Rev. Karen Orlando will be praise and worship leader.

Contact Doncella Higgs at 304-724-8057 for more information.

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, the youth group will host a pancake breakfast Saturday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 11 a.m.

Admission is $6 for adults, $3 for children 5 to 11 years old and free for children 4 and younger.

The meal includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, coffee, juice and milk.

Proceeds will benefit the youth mission projects.

For more information, call 301-432-5763.

Williamsport Community Center, Byron Memorial Park, a spaghetti dinner to benefit youth missions trips of the Woodpoint Christian Chapel will be held tonight from 5 to 7 p.m.

Tickets for adults cost $7, and $4 for children aged 6 to 12. Children under 6 eat free.

First Christian Church, 1345 Potomac Ave., Hagerstown, a four-part video series entitled Fundamentalism and Violence will continue Mondays at 7 p.m. through Nov. 20.

Participants will view the videos presented by Karen Armstrong, Susannah Heschel, the Rev. Jim Wallis and Imam Feisal Abdul Raul and then break into small discussion groups.

Led by Phil Poffenberger, retired school guidance counselor, the programs will conclude with refreshments.

Unity Church in Frederick, 1 W. Ninth St., the film, Peaceful Warrior, will be shown Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 18 at 2 and 7 p.m.

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