Four Chaplains breakfast

Maj. Gen. Donald L. Rutherford will speak in York at the 20th annual Four Chaplains Prayer Breakfast 7 a.m. May 9 at the Yorktowne Hotel.

A Roman Catholic priest, Rutherford, 56, will be the highest ranking military officer to speak at the breakfast. Also on the program, Juanita Kirkland, a York City education advocate, will be presented with the Legion of Honor membership in the Chapel of the Four Chaplains.

A limited number of $15 tickets remains. Contact Christ Lutheran Church, 854-5589, for availability. No tickets or seating will be available at the door.

House of Refuge to open in York Sunday

Shiloh Baptist Church is holding a ceremony to open its House of Refuge recovery house following regular services May 6.

House of Refuge is a three-bedroom home at 754 W. Locust St. that will help men who are leaving prison transition back to society. Residents will stay for up to 90 days, and the home will have an on-site manager who will conduct nightly meetings. Services normally end between 12:30 and 1 p.m.

Also, the Rev. Jasmin Sculark will be signing copies of her book every Sunday at Shiloh. The book is titled, "Dancing with Broken Bones: A Guide to Life Challenges."

Re-Creation to perform at Bethlehem Steltz

Bethlehem Steltz Reformed Church, 5890 Stelz Road, Shrewsbury Township, hosts the entertainment group Re-Creation at 9 a.m. May 6.

Founded in 1976, Re-Creation is a group of young musicians who present both religious- and family-oriented music. The group typically consists of eight singers and one or two technicians.

The public is invited to attend the free concert. A free-will offering will be taken.

Lutheran Fellowship Mission Festival

The public is invited to the first Mid-Atlantic Lutheran Fellowship Mission Festival entitled, "Fulfilling the Great Commission," from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5.

To include speakers, workshops, worship, a continental breakfast and lunch, the event will take place at Saint Paul Lutheran Church, 250 Trinity Road, West Manchester Township.

Speakers will include the Rev. Ray Scheck, a pastor at one of the largest Lutheran churches in the region; the Rev. Mark Chavez, general secretary of the North American Lutheran Church; and the Revs. Paul and Sally Gausmann, pastors of the host church.

A total of 11 workshops will be offered at three different time slots. The event costs $20. A complete list of workshops can be found at

Anyone wishing to attend is asked to call the church (717-792-1650) by today and register/pay for the event Saturday.

County Gospel Choir to perform in Red Lion

Pleasant View Brethren in Christ, 434 E. Lancaster St., Red Lion, will host the York County Gospel Choir 6 p.m. May 6.

The concert is part of the church's "Sunday Nite Alive" series, held the first week of each month. The event is free, but a free-will offering will be taken.