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Church Plans Parenting Class March 25, 2019

ValleyView Alliance Church, 200 Alliance Ave., Hellam, will offer "Sacred Parenting," a class for adults that will begin on Sunday, April 14, at 9 a.m. "Sacred Parenting," written by Gary Thomas, is intended to affirm the spiritual value of being a parent and show participants the holy potential of the parent-child relationship.

For more information, contact Crystal Bolton at 717-755-0193 or cbolton@valleyviewcma.org.

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Book Discussion Group To Meet March 25, 2019

Exploring, Growing Together, a book discussion group at Lititz United Methodist Church (UMC), 201 E. Market St., Lititz, will continue its 2018-19 series, which aims to help people explore beliefs in a safe discussion environment.

The group meets on Thursdays on the lower level from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Attendees should use the lower-level parking lot entrance to the building.

On April 4 and 11, Rosalie Custer will lead the discussion on "Jefferson's Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black in a Young America," a triple biography by Catherine Kerrison.

In the case of inclement weather, the group will follow the Warwick School District schedule; if there is a delay or school is closed, the group will not meet that day.

Individuals do not have to be readers to join in the discussions. Each person must acquire the materials to read. Participants are welcome to bring a bag lunch to eat during discussions, if they wish.

A flyer and brochure with information on upcoming leaders and topics can be obtained at the Lititz UMC front lobby small group kiosk or by contacting Linda at 717-626-0745 or raven303@ptd.net. Readers with questions, concerns, or suggestions may contact Linda. Questions about the book may be directed to Custer at 717-627-3837.

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Women's Group Slates Brunch March 22, 2019

The Elizabethtown/Mount Joy Christian Women's Connection invites area ladies to its "Traveling for Life's Dreams" brunch, to be held Thursday, April 4, at 9:30 a.m. at The Gathering Place, 6 Pine St., Mount Joy. An inclusive price has been set.

Featured will be Linda Hollingsworth, a travel agent from Elizabethtown. Mitchell Ebersole, a vocalist from Mount Joy, will provide special music. Linda Parker, from Vienna, Va., will speak on "Packing and Unpacking Life's Dreams." She is the wife of a former Secret Service agent and has victoriously battled depression.

Reservations for the brunch must be made by Friday, March 29, by calling Judy at 717-367-3076, Sandy at 717-367-5140 or Karen at 717-397-8987. All reservations not canceled by Tuesday, April 2, must be honored.

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Eshleman To Share With Neighbors Group March 22, 2019

Women of all ages and preschool children are invited to attend Neighbors Sharing and Caring, a women's ministry of the Chiques Church of the Brethren, on Tuesday, April 2, from 9 to 10:45 a.m. The church is located at 4045 Sunnyside Road, Manheim.

Sherry Eshleman will present a talk titled "As Unto the Lord." The program will feature short monologues of three women of the Bible: Dorcas, the woman who anointed Jesus' feet, and Mary, Martha's sister. Following each monologue, there will be teaching and discussion.

Eshleman grew up and was baptized at Chiques. She is a retired fourth-grade teacher and still enjoys gathering school supplies. She serves as the director of discipleship at the Lampeter Church of the Brethren, planning and teaching adult Sunday school and Wednesday night classes. She has been married to LeRoy Eshleman for 46 years and is the mother of two adult children.

Classes are provided for children from infants to prekindergartners. Readers may contact Veronica at 717-626-7603 for more information, including a copy of this year's schedule.

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Neighbors Group Will Meet March 19, 2019

Women of all ages and preschool children are invited to attend Neighbors Sharing and Caring, a women's ministry of the Chiques Church of the Brethren, 4045 Sunnyside Road, Manheim, on Tuesday, March 26, from 9 to 10:45 a.m.

Speaker Sylvia Gearhart will present "What Are You Trying to Say?" Gearhart graduated from Messiah College with a degree in home economics. She has three adult children and five grandchildren. Currently, she works as food service director at Camp Hebron. In addition to her culinary expertise, she will speak about having a marriage based on God's truth.

Classes are provided for children from infants to prekindergartners. Readers may contact Veronica at 717-626-7603 for more information and a copy of this year's schedule.

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Conversations Group To Gather March 19, 2019

The Conversations Social Group will start a new study on Tuesday, April 2. The group will gather at the Meeting House, 1715 Altland Ave., York. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. and last about one hour. Light refreshments will be served.

The meeting's format will be a short video and discussion, and attendees may share experiences and opinions freely as they desire. The new study will be "Parables From the Back Side" by J. Ellsworth Kalas. The study examines parables told by Jesus.

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Bible Institute Posts Schedule March 19, 2019

Registration is now being accepted for the spring term of Keystone Bible Institute, which will begin on Monday, April 8. Courses to be offered include the following: Prayers That Heal a Wounded Heart on either Monday evenings or Thursday evenings; Biblical Literature of the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah and Esther on Tuesday evenings; The Study of the Jewish Roots to Christianity on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon; and The Master's Plan for Evangelism on Thursday evenings. All evening classes will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., with all classes held at Pathway Community Church, 1731 W. Philadelphia St., York.

The registration deadline is Monday, April 1. Readers may email keystonebibleinstitute@gmail.com or call 717-968-5521 to register. More information is available at www.keystonebibleinstitute.com.

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Jump For Joy Plans Session March 15, 2019

Jump for Joy, a nondenominational Christian fitness program, was slated to begin its spring session on March 19. There will be 12 classes this session. This is the 31st year that Jump for Joy is providing area women opportunities for regular fitness and fellowship.

Classes are set for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:05 to 7:15 p.m. in the fellowship hall of Trinity United Church of Christ, 40 W. Pine St., Palmyra, on the corner of South Railroad St.

The instructor and program creator, Lynn Kuhn, will lead class participants through a complete body workout via aerobic dance routines choreographed to upbeat Christian and positive mainstream music. The one-hour workout will combine stretches, cardio, strength, and balance moves. The dance routines will always be followed by a core workout, stretches, and acool-down.

Each class will begin with a 10-minute devotional and prayer time as the program aims to promote physical, emotional, and spiritual health.

Individuals are invited to try their first class for free. For more information, readers may call Kuhn at 717-838-4682 or email Jump4joy87@verizon.net.

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Lifetree Program To Discuss Jesus' Identity March 14, 2019

Lifetree Cafe is hosted at The General Sutter Inn, 14 E. Main St., Lititz, every Monday at 7 p.m. Lifetree is a weekly program that involves friendly conversations about various topics.

The April 22 program is titled "Who Was Jesus Really? A Good Man or Something Else?" It features a filmed interview with Greg Stier, author of "Outbreak," and Rick Lawrence, author of "The Jesus-Centered Life." Both men share their insights about the historical Jesus and what influenced their conclusions about the identity of Jesus. Participants will have the opportunity to share their own thoughts concerning the identity of Jesus.

All are invited to the free community event. For details, visit www.lifetreecafelancaster.us, search for "Lifetree Cafe - Lititz" on Facebook, or contact Pastor Jason at 717-333-9238 or jbperkowski@gmail.com.

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Lifetree Program To Discuss Addiction March 14, 2019

Lifetree Cafe is hosted at The General Sutter Inn, 14 E. Main St., Lititz, every Monday at 7 p.m. Lifetree is a weekly program that involves friendly conversations about various topics.

The April 29 program, titled "The Heroin Addict Next Door: One Man's Painful Story," features a filmed interview with Rocky Romano, a former heroin addict. During the interview, Romano explains how his downward spiral began. The program will also explore whether a connection exists between early childhood trauma and self-destructive behavior.

All are invited to the free community event. For details, visit www.lifetreecafelancaster.us, search for "Lifetree Cafe - Lititz" on Facebook, or contact Pastor Jason at 717-333-9238 or jbperkowski@gmail.com.

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Lifetree Cafe To Hold Program March 14, 2019

Lifetree Cafe is hosted at The General Sutter Inn, 14 E. Main St., Lititz, every Monday at 7 p.m. Lifetree is a weekly program that involves friendly conversations about various topics.

The March 25 event is titled "Family Do-Over: Is It Ever Too Late?" and will discuss how families torn apart by conflict can find hope for healing. The program features a screening of the award-winning short film "The Ride," which tells the story of a taxi driver whose last passenger on Christmas Eve is deeply troubled by a family conflict. Viewers will discuss the film and consider if it is ever too late for a family to experience healing.

All are invited to the free community event. For details, visit www.lifetreecafelancaster.us, search for "Lifetree Cafe - Lititz" on Facebook, or contact Pastor Jason at 717-333-9238 or jbperkowski@gmail.com.

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Lifetree Cafe To Present Program March 14, 2019

Lifetree Cafe is hosted at The General Sutter Inn, 14 E. Main St., Lititz, every Monday at 7 p.m. Lifetree is a weekly program that involves friendly conversations about various topics.

The April 1 event, titled "Breaking the Cycle of Sexual Abuse," will feature the filmed story of a woman who suffered childhood abuse. Participants will discuss the cycle of abuse and how those who have suffered childhood abuse can find healing. This program is not appropriate for young children.

All are invited to the free community event. For details, visit www.lifetreecafelancaster.us, search for "Lifetree Cafe - Lititz" on Facebook, or contact Pastor Jason at 717-333-9238 or jbperkowski@gmail.com.

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Program Set At Lifetree Cafe March 14, 2019

Lifetree Cafe is hosted at The General Sutter Inn, 14 E. Main St., Lititz, every Monday at 7 p.m. Lifetree is a weekly program that involves friendly conversations about various topics.

The April 8 event, "Intimacy Anorexia: The Dark Secret That's Killing Marriages," will feature a filmed interview with Dr. Douglas Weiss, a licensed psychologist and an expert in the field of intimacy anorexia. Lifetree participants will learn the common symptoms of intimacy anorexia as well as practical treatment options.

All are invited to the free community event. For details, visit www.lifetreecafelancaster.us, search for "Lifetree Cafe - Lititz" on Facebook, or contact Pastor Jason at 717-333-9238 or jbperkowski@gmail.com.

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"How To Spot A Liar" Program Set March 14, 2019

Lifetree Cafe is hosted at The General Sutter Inn, 14 E. Main St., Lititz, every Monday at 7 p.m. Lifetree is a weekly program that involves friendly conversations about various topics.

The April 15 program, titled "How to Spot a Liar: Secrets From a Former FBI Agent," will feature an exclusive filmed interview with FBI counterintelligence officer John Schafer. As a behavioral analyst for the FBI's National Security Division, Schafer developed deception-detection techniques that are now widely used by intelligence and law enforcement agencies. In his interview, Schafer shares key indicators that signal when someone is lying.

All are invited to the free community event. For details, visit www.lifetreecafelancaster.us, search for "Lifetree Cafe - Lititz" on Facebook, or contact Pastor Jason at 717-333-9238 or jbperkowski@gmail.com.

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York Aglow Will Hold Meeting March 13, 2019

York Aglow will meet on Saturday, March 23, at 9 a.m. at First Assembly of God Church, 2270 Susquehanna Trail North, York. Lisa Hicks, an international prophet, evangelist, teacher and psalmist, will be the featured speaker.

To give a prayer request or for more information, readers may call Cheryl Johnston at 717-968-4453, Sharon Hiner at 970-759-2422, or Patty Bentley at 717-343-3429.

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Conversations Group Slates Meetings March 13, 2019

The Conversations Social Group gathers on Tuesdays at the Meeting House at 1715 Altland Ave., York. Doors open at 6 p.m., and the meetings start at 6:30 p.m. and last about one hour. Light refreshments are served.

The group will conclude a study by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee titled "The Story of Heaven." The meeting's format is a short video and discussion, and attendees may share experiences and opinions freely as they desire.

The group's next study, which will start on Tuesday, April 2, will examine "Parables From the Back Side" by J. Ellsworth Kalas.

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Lifetree Cafe Sets Program March 12, 2019

Lifetree Cafe, located at Emmaus Road Cafe, 1886 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, will explore how families torn apart by conflict can find hope for healing on Tuesday, March 26, at 7 p.m. Lifetree Cafe is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual, comfortable setting.

The program is titled "Family Do-Over: Is It Ever Too Late?" It will feature the short film "The Ride," which follows the story of a taxi driver whose last passenger on Christmas Eve is deeply troubled by a family conflict.

Participants will discuss the film and consider if it is ever too late for a family to experience healing.

Admission to the 60-minute event is free. For more details, readers may contact 717-473-9115 or LTCLancaster@gmail.com.

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Lifetree Cafe Sets Program March 5, 2019

Lifetree Cafe, located at Emmaus Road Cafe, 1886 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, will explore angel encounters on Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. Lifetree Cafe is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual, comfortable setting.

The program is titled "Angels: Are They Reaching Out to You?" It features the filmed story of a man who believes meeting an angel saved his life during a hunting trip. The man had become lost as night fell.

Participants will consider whether angels exist and, if so, whether angels interact with humans. Participants who believe they have encountered angels will be encouraged to share their stories.

Admission is free. For more details, readers may contact 717-473-9115 or LTCLancaster@gmail.com.

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Neighbors Group Sets Meeting March 1, 2019

Women of all ages and preschool children are invited to attend Neighbors Sharing and Caring, a women's ministry of the Chiques Church of the Brethren, on Tuesday, March 12, from 9 to 10:45 a.m. The church is located at 4045 Sunnyside Road, Manheim.

Debby Bowersox will do a live portrayal of the life of the Bible character Esther, sharing how Esther was courageous as she risked her comfort and her life to save her people. Bowersox is a mother and grandmother and a member of Manheim Grace Brethren Church. She works as a nurse and enjoys gardening and music.

Classes are provided for children from infants to prekindergartners. Readers may contact Veronica at 717-626-7603 for more information, including a copy of this year's schedule.

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Neighbors Group Plans Meeting March 1, 2019

Women of all ages and preschool children are invited to attend Neighbors Sharing and Caring, a women's ministry of the Chiques Church of the Brethren, on Tuesday, March 19, from 9 to 10:45 a.m. The church is located at 4045 Sunnyside Road, Manheim.

North Star Initiative, a Christian ministry, will provide information on how it supports women who are survivors of domestic sex trafficking by providing physical, psychological, emotional, and spiritual care through a Christ-centered focus. Knowing the need for holistic and collaborative care for adult, female survivors, the ministry has opened a restoration home, The Harbor, in Lancaster County.

Classes during the program are provided for children from infants to prekindergartners. Readers may contact Veronica at 717-626-7603 for more information, including a copy of this year's schedule.

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