Noteworthy: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Fall music festival approaching
SHAMOKIN - St. John's United Church of Christ's second annual Fall Music Festival will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday in the church's parking lot on Grant Street.
According to chairpersons Eugene and Nancy Boughner, the first portion of the program will be highlighted by member of St. John's praise team performing contemporary religious music. The second part will feature Vic Boris accompanying hymns chosen by the audience. In addition several guest vocalists, including members of the church's youth choir, will offer special music selections.
Some amphitheater-seating will be available, but visitors may also bring their own lawn chairs. Refreshments will be available during the entire activity. All persons are welcome to attend the festival, and there is no charge.
Wrongful imprisonment explored
ELYSBURG - The consequences of being too quick to judge will be examined at Lifetree Cafe from 7 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Elysburg Presbyterian Church, 320 W. Valley Ave.
The program, titled "Wrongly Accused: A Rush to Judgment Destroys a Life," features an exclusive filmed interview with Tim Masters, who spent 10 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Masters tells how he was targeted as a suspect and how the justice system failed him. And what it was like to serve a life sentence as an innocent man.
Admission to the 60-minute event is free. Snacks and beverages are available.
Lifetree Cafe is a place where people gather for conversation about life and faith in a casual coffeehouse-type setting. For more information, call 570-672-2873, e-mail email@example.com or go to www.lifetreecafe.com.