I like picnics.Picnics are great.I've made a life-long practice of attending picnics.The end of summer seems to be picnic season good friends, good food and good times.

Have you ever wondered what God's will is for your life?I am sure you have, at the very least, pondered over this question a few times.

Have you ever wondered what God's will is for your life?I am sure you have, at the very least, pondered over this question a few times.

CROWN St. Mary's Church will hold a Christmas Holiday Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2 and Saturday, Dec. 3 at the St. Mary's Social Hall in Crown.

Autumn is my favorite time of year.The nights grow longer, and the trees exchange their summer green for a wardrobe of bright colors. It is a time of retrospection and reverie.

NEW BETHLEHEM Bishop Jack Wisor will be speaking on "Hope for the Homeless" at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13, at the Leatherwood Church in New Bethlehem.

You likely have noticed as we move through autumn the days are shorter and the nights are longer.The darkness will continue to outlast the light through Dec. 21, which is the longest night of the year and the least amount of daylight only a little more than nine hours.

Psalm 11:1-7, "In the Lordput I my trust: how say ye to my soul, fleeasa bird to your mountain? For, lo, the wicked bendtheirbow they make ready their arrow upon the string that they may privily shoot at the upright in heart. If the foundations be destroyed, what can the righteous do?

KNOX The Edenburg Presbyterian Church is excited to welcome their new pastor, Rev. David Crapnell. Join the church in welcoming him as its new pastor at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the church located at 405 Main Street in Knox.

CRANBERRY A concert with Calvary's Love Trio will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, at the Van, New Life Community Chapel located at 9778 U.S. Route 322 in Cranberry.

Amos 3:3 says, "Can two walk together, except they be agreed?" It's hard to walk with someone without disagreeing at some time and very few people agree on everything together.

I could never live in Florida; period, close the book, Elvis has left the building. And this is something I believe with great certainty and passion.

It began for me as a child.My parents always took us to church. I would sit by my grandparents in worship.I always went to Sunday school and Vacation Bible School.

"In the beginning God," Genesis 1:1, these are the first words of Holy Scripture and they remind us of who is responsible for our existence, and our enjoyment of the Earth and its splendor.

I like picnics.Picnics are great.I've made a life-long practice of attending picnics.The end of summer seems to be picnic season good friends, good food and good times.

John 5:5-9 states, "Now a certain man was there who had an infirmity thirty-eight years.When Jesus saw him lying there, and knew that he already had beenin that conditiona long time, He said to him,‘Do you want to be made well?'

Jehovah's Witnesses resumed their trademark door-to-door ministry Sept. 1 after a two-and-half-year suspension of the work was officially lifted, just in time to begin a global campaign featuring a new interactive Bible study program.

August is one month of the year that I intentionally try to slow down and unclutter my life. I give myself permission to "do nothing" this month more than any other time of the year.