The Northern Dauphin Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Mixer
Will be held the second Thursday of every month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The mixer is held at a different location each month. Check the Upper Dauphin Sentinel's newspaper for the location.
HALIFAX • Halifax Senior Center, 3682 Peters
Mountain Rd. (in the Valleys Evangelical Covenant Church), will hold
a pinochle card party Wednesday, Dec. 20 at noon.
Everyone is welcome.
VALLEY VIEW • The second annual Christmas in
the Park will be held Saturday, Dec. 16 from 4 to 10 p.m. at the
Valley View Park.
Santa Claus will arrive at 4 p.m. escorted by the
Sacramento Fire Co. Children will be able to visit Santa at the
Christmas Cottage. A picture will be taken of each child’s visit
with Santa and will be available at no cost.
Food and drink, concessions, crafts, Chinese auction,
Christmas cookie decorating, model train displays, caroling,
Christmas tree decorating contest, horse-drawn carriage rides and a
coloring contest will be available.
A live Nativity presentation will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Volunteers are still being sought to help with all events, parking
and activities thoughout the park.
For donations, to help with the event, or any other
questions, contact Christmas in the Park Chairman Jim Reed at
570-682-3707 or Dave Williams at 570-573-9467.
HALIFAX • Word of Life Chapel, 27
Fellowship Dr., announces its upcoming Christmas services.
• Sunday, Dec. 17 at 10 a.m.: Annual children’s
program with hymns and a message.
• Sunday, Dec. 24 at 9:30 a.m.: Christmas worship
service with adult choir, Christmas hymns, message and candle
lighting. No Sunday School.
No Christmas Eve service will be held this year.
DORNSIFE • Himmel’s Church, 107 Covered Bridge
Road, announces its upcoming Christmas events:
• Sunday, Dec. 17 at 10:15 a.m.: Cantata “Season of
Praise” written by Joseph and Pamela Martin.
• Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24 at 7 p.m.: band
prelude with candlelight service to follow at 7:30 p.m. Lighting of
the Advent candles and a nativity scene featuring the youth will be
LECK KILL • St. John’s Lutheran Church, 4330
Schwaben Creed Rd., announces its upcoming Christmas events.
• Sunday, Dec. 17 at 2:30 p.m.: A community choir
will present the cantata, “What Sweeter Music – A Festival of
Carols.” The community choir is comprised of singers from the
congregations of St. John’s; Himmel’s Church, Rebuck; and Christ
Church, Leck Kill. The choir is directed by Dana Brown and
accompanied by Diane Schreffler. Variations of familiar carols will
be performed with the Christmas story narration. A freewill offering
will be received for area food banks. The public is invited and
welcome to attend.
• Sunday, Dec. 24 at 6:30 p.m.: Annual Christmas Eve
Candlelight Communion Service. The theme of the evening worship is
“Be the Light,” and the presiding minister will be Upper Susquehanna
Synod Bishop Barbara Collins. The public is invited to attend.
Services at St. John’s, Leck Kill, are held every
Sunday with Sunday School beginning at 9:15 a.m. and worship
services beginning at 10:30 a.m. All are welcome.
WICONISCO • Calvary United Methodist Church
Choir, 519 Pottsville St., will hold its annual Christmas Cantata
“Sing Joy to the World!” by Lloyd Larson Sunday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m.
Light refreshments will follow the program.
The community is invited.
MILLERSBURG • Northern Dauphin Christian
School will present its annual Christmas program “The Christmas Shoe
Tree” Thursday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. at David’s Community Bible Church,
1072 Route 25.
Karen McLaughlin and the students in kindergarten
through fourth grade will present the musical drama about the
Loggins family and their Christmas tree farm. Through scripture,
songs and a heart-warming story, the children’s choir will share the
“Good News” of Christmas and more importantly, have the opportunity
to put into action donating their used shoes for the shoe drive this
month. Boxes will be available that evening to accept donations of
new or gently used shoes that will go to soles4souls.com
The program also includes performances by the early
education students, a human video performance by the fifth and sixth
graders, as well as choir chime music from the high school students.
The public is invited to attend.
MILLERSBURG • St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 324
North St., will hold a classical Christmas concert with soprano Amy
Sprenkle and pianist Jim Slemmer Saturday, Dec. 23 at 4 p.m.
The event is free, but a love offering will be taken.
For a complete list of upcoming events
in our area see the print edition of Upper Dauphin Sentinel.