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ADVENT LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1775 E. Market St., Springettsbury Township, has Sunday worship services at 8:30 and 11 a.m. and Sunday school for all ages at 9:45 a.m. Child care is provided. The Revs. David and Brenda Ritterpusch are pastors. For details, call 717-755-5007 or visit

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 3375 Druck Valley Road, Springettsbury Township, will present the opening of its Encore Concert Series featuring the Susquehanna Wind Quintet 3 p.m. Nov. 4 in the church sanctuary. The Encore Concert Series is a music ministry of First Baptist Church, providing an outreach in the York area by offering free public concerts that create performing opportunities for both young and accomplished musicians. For details, call the church office at 717-600-0077.

GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH, 498 Church Road (Roundtown), Manchester Township, has Sunday worship services at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Stephen W. Yambor is pastor of both Grace and St. Mark Lutheran churches.

LONGSTOWN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 2975 Carol Road, Springettsbury Township, has Sunday worship service at 9:15 a.m.

· 2:30 p.m. Nov. 11, The Harmanairs will present an afternoon of music. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow.


Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Northeast Neighborhood Association.

· 9:15 a.m. Nov. 18, Rally Day and Harvest Home during worship service. Special music by Soni Nace.

MANCHESTER ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 4115 Board Road, East Manchester Township, offers Praise and Prayer time 6 p.m. every Sunday at the church. Lois Gilman, Pastor Tom Gilman's wife, leads worshipers in old-time hymns and familiar and new gospel choruses. For details, call the church at 717-266-7029.

MOUNT WASHINGTON CHURCH, 710 Copenhaffer Road, Conewago Township, offers children's church as part of the 9 a.m. Sunday service.

MOUNT WOLF COMMUNITY CHURCH, South Sixth and Maple streets, Mount Wolf, has Sunday school at 9 a.m., Sunday worship at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and Wednesday night prayer meeting at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. John Worrall is senior pastor. For details, call 717-817-7285 or visit

MOUNT ZION EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2164 Mount Zion Road, Springettsbury Township, offers Sunday worship with communion at 8 and 10:30 a.m. and Sunday church school at 9:15 a.m. For details, call 717-757-7626.

OTTERBEIN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3227 N. George St., Emigsville, Manchester Township, has Sunday school for all ages at 9:30 a.m. and Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m. Junior Church and nursery is provided each Sunday during worship service. Wednesday night Bible study, "Back to Mayberry," at 7 p.m. is lead by Pastor Bowers. A container is provided for collection for the Northeastern Food Bank of nonperishable foods, personal care items and paper products held each month. Operation Christmas Child needs rulers/protractors, self-contained pencil sharpeners and toothpaste.

PADDLETOWN ST. PAUL'S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 355 Church Road, Newberry Township, has Sunday school for all ages at 9 a.m. and a Sunday worship service at 10:15 a.m. During worship, there is a special sermon for children, followed by children's church. Bible study is 6:30 p.m. each Sunday; choir practice is 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday and youth fellowship meets at noon the second Sunday of each month. The Rev. Joyce Treas is the pastor. For details, call the church office at 717-938-6369 or parsonage at 717-938-2977.

ST. JOHN LUTHERAN CHURCH, 2580 Mount Rose Ave., Springettsbury Township, offers Sunday worship service with communion at 9 a.m. Sunday school for all ages at 10:30 a.m. For details, call 717-840-0382.

· 4 p.m. Nov. 4,Candlelight service of remembrance, in accordance with All Saints' Day. Light refreshments will be served following the service.

ST. PETER'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, 947 N. George St., North York, has Sunday worship service at 9 a.m. and Sunday school at 10:15 a.m. The Rev. Beth A. Schlegel is pastor. For details, call the church office at 717-854-0589.

· 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10, clothing giveaway and mission tag sale to benefit youth mission trips.

STONY BROOK MENNONITE CHURCH, 15 Locust Grove Road, Springettsbury Township, will offer a Women's Reach Out program 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays on the following dates. For details, call 717-324-6894.

· Nov. 13, "Mourning into Dancing: Find Hope and Joy through the Little Deaths and Griefs we Face Daily," by Rita Richards

· Dec. 11, Christmas meditation by Mary Boll