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ENTERTAINMENT

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Game sessions, 1:30-4 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays monthly through June 19 at the church, 124 Broadway, Hanover. Bring your own board or card game. Information: 632-2665.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Bird-watchers field trip to Middle Creek Wildlife Management Area in Stevens, Lancaster County, 5 a.m.-noon March 2 from the church, 124 Broadway, Hanover. Arrive prior to 5 a.m. Inclement weather date: March 9. Information: 637-5947.

Hanover Seventh-day Adventist: Ladies tea, 2 p.m. April 21 at the church, 865 Gitts Run Road, Hanover. Cost: $15. Reservations: 766-3015.

Living Word Community: Singles dance, 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the church, 2530 Cape Horn Road, Red Lion. Bring a snack to share. Admission: $5. Information: 755-0089.

Lutheran Men's Club: Dinner with football coach Randy Edsall as the speaker, 6 p.m. March 19 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 839 W. Market St. Send $8.50 check (payable to Lutheran Men's Club) before March 12 to: Gary Landis, 159 White Oak Drive, York, PA 17406. The cost is $8.50 a person.

FOR CHILDREN

Hanover Seventh-day Adventist: Kids (ages 3-11) Night Out with a meal, games, crafts and more, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through April 6 at the church, 865 Gitts Run Road, Hanover. Registration: 637-1005.

Zion Lutheran: Lego Club for youth in Grade 4 and older with a meal and a Bible story, 5-7:30 p.m. the second Sunday monthly at the church, 2215 Brandywine Lane, Manchester Township. Information: 767-4673.

FUNDRAISERS

Christ Lutheran: Yard, soup and bake sale with breakfast and lunch, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 9 at the church, 80 S. Main St., Loganville. Order quarts of soup (chicken corn, ham bean) by Feb. 28: 741-0001.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Spaghetti supper with music by EUCC choirs, 5 and 6:30 p.m. March 2 at the church, 124 Broadway, Hanover. Cost: $8-$5. Reservations required: 632-8281.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Gift card bingo with food available, 7 p.m. March 15 at the church, 124 Broadway, Hanover. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $12. Information: 632-8281.

Good Shepherd Lutheran: Grocery bingo, 5 p.m. Feb. 23 (doors open at 4 p.m.) at the church, 2121 Roosevelt Ave. Refreshments available. Snow date: March 2. Information: 764-4746.

Lewisberry United Methodist: Pre-order chicken corn noodle and vegetable beef soups by Feb. 24 for the annual soup sale, 4-7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the church, 309 Market St., Lewisberry. Cost: $5 per quart. Soup orders: 215-9990,

New Creation Community: Bowls of Blessing luncheon to benefit New Hope Ministries featuring artwork by Southern Middle School students, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 23 at the church, 3005 Emig Mill Road, Dover Township. Cost: $5.50 (includes a handmade bowl)-$3. Quarts of beef vegetable, ham bean and chicken corn soups are $5 each but need to be ordered by Feb. 21: 764-0252. Snow date: March 2.

New Hope (Fissel's) United Church of Christ: Family-style ham supper, 3 p.m. March 9 at the church, 3426 Fissel's Church Road, Shrewsbury Township. Information: 235-2033.

St. Luke Lutheran: Buffet-style Dutch supper, 5:30 p.m. March 23 at the church, 2666 Furnace Road, New Bridgeville. Cost: $12-$3. Advance tickets only: 244-7144.

St. Rose of Lima Catholic: Lenten seafood lunch, noon-1:30 p.m., and dinner, 4-8 p.m. Fridays at the church, 950 W. Market St. Take-out orders: 854-1371.

St. Stephen's United Church of Christ: All-you-can-eat pancake breakfast, 7-10 a.m. March 2 at the church, 1569 W. Market St., West York. Cost: $4-$2.50. Information: 854-6736.

Zwingli United Church of Christ: Beef, chicken and ham pot pie buffet with music by the Crossroads Bluegrass Band, 3-7 p.m. Feb. 23 at the church, 403 W. King St., East Berlin. Cost: $8-$4. Information: 259-0623.

LENTEN EVENTS

Christ Lutheran: Soup, 6 p.m., and service, 7 p.m. Feb. 21 and March 7 and 21 at the church, 80 S. Main St., Loganville. Information: 428-3523.

Christ Roth's Lutheran: Soup supper, 6 p.m. and service, 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the church, 580 Roth Church Road, Spring Grove.

East Berlin-Abbottstown Ecumenical Community: Lunch and service, noon Wednesdays, Feb. 27 at Zwingli United Church of Christ, East Berlin; March 6 at Immaculate Heart of Mary, Abbottstown; March 13 at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Abbottstown; and March 20 at Trinity Lutheran, East Berlin. Information: 259-0623.

First St. John's Lutheran: Services, 7 p.m. Wednesdays through March 20, at the church, 140 W. King St. Information: 843-8597.

Friedensaal Evangelical Lutheran: Soup, 6 p.m., and service, 7 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 14 at the church, 9138 White Church Road, Seven Valleys.

Grace Baptist: Men's breakfast with Dave Loucks as the speaker, 9 a.m. March 9 at the church, 3920 East Prospect Road. Reservations: 755-0091.

Heidelberg United Church of Christ: Series, "Down the Rabbit Hole," 10:45 a.m. Sundays and follow-up tea parties, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the church, 47 W. Philadelphia St. Information: 854-7125.

Locust Grove United Church of Christ: Supper, 6 p.m., and service 7 p.m. Wednesdays through March 13 at the church, 1035 Locust Grove Road.

Lutheran Men's Club: Breakfast meetings 7 a.m. Wednesdays through March 27 at the Lyndon Diner, 1353 Kenneth Road.

Maryland Line United Methodist: Meal, 6 p.m., and service, 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the church, 21500 York Road, Freeland, Md.

Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran: Soup supper, 6 p.m., and service, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, March 6 and 20, and Bible study (bring your own bagged lunch), 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays at the church, 2164 Mount Zion Road. Information: 757-7626.

Otterbein United Methodist: Breakfast with a meditation by the Rev. Charles Salisbury, 8:30 a.m. Feb. 23, and study of "27 Hours That Changed the World," 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the church, 3227 N. George St., Emigsville. Information: 764-0007.

St. John the Baptist Catholic: Catholic renewal of faith program, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays through March 23 at the church, 315 N. Constitution Ave., New Freedom. Information: 814-1804.

St. John Lutheran: Meal, 6 p.m., and service, 7 p.m. Wednesdays through March 20 (except Feb. 27) at the church, 2580 Mount Rose Ave. Information: 840-0382.

St. John's Lutheran: Meal, 6 p.m., and service, 7 p.m. March 13 at the church, 175 E. Main St., New Freedom.

St. Paul's United Church of Christ: Meal, 6 p.m., and service, 7 p.m. March 6 at the church, 161 S. Main St., Shrewsbury.

St. Stephen's United Church of Christ: Pulpit exchange, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 27-March 13, at the church, 1569 W. Market St., West York, and choral concert, March 20 at Mount Zion UCC, 1054 Ridgewood Road. Information: 854-6736.

Trinity United Methodist: Meal, 6 p.m., and service, 7 p.m. March 20 at the church, 101 N. Second St., New Freedom.

Zion Lutheran: Covered-dish dinner, 6 p.m., and service with a play, 7 p.m. Wednesdays through March 20 at the church, 2215 Brandywine Lane, Manchester Township. Meal registration: 767-4673.

MEETINGS

Advent Lutheran Leisure Group: Covered-dish meal, noon, and program by Deb Bauman, 1 p.m. March 19 at the church, 1775 E. Market St.

York Aglow Community Lighthouse: Meeting with John McTernan as the speaker, 9 a.m. Feb. 23 at the Lutheran Home Village at Sprenkle Drive, 1801 Folkemer Circle. Information: 751-2135.

MUSIC

Calvary Bible: Children's Choir musical, "Spend Awhile on the Nile," 7 p.m. Feb. 23 and 10:30 a.m. Feb. 24 at the church, 603 Wilson Ave., Hanover. Information: 632-3954.

Church of the Open Door: Concert by Chiz Rider, 6 p.m. March 10 at the church, 8 Carlisle Court. Information: 767-6491.

Emmanuel United Church of Christ: Concert by the KiZmet barbershop quartet with dessert receptions afterwards, 3 p.m. March 17 at the church, 124 Broadway, Hanover. Information: 632-8281.

St. John Lutheran: Meal, 6 p.m., and concert by the Concordia College-New York Tour Choir, 7 p.m. Feb. 27 at the church, 2580 Mount Rose Ave. Information: 840-0382.

St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran: Concert by the Thiel College Choir, 7 p.m. March 2 at the church, 129 Charles St., Hanover. Information: 637-8904.

St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran: Irish dinner, 6 p.m., and inter-active concert by Cormorant's Fancy, 7 p.m. March 17 at the church, 129 Charles St., Hanover. Cost: $10-$5. Reservations due by March 10: 778-1680.

St. Matthew Lutheran: Concert by the Spring Garden Band featuring a new pipe organ, 3 p.m. March 10 at the church, 839 W. Market St. Offering benefits the band and Katallasso Family Health Center.

Stewartstown United Methodist: Singers welcome to join the Easter Choir, to perform on March 31 at the church, 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown. Rehearsals: 8-9 p.m. Thursdays beginning Feb. 28. Registration: 993-2507, ext. 1.

PASSION PLAY

Harmony Grove Community: Community Outreach Passion Play, 7 p.m. March 24, 27 and 30 at the church, 6390 Harmony Grove Road, Dover. Held in conjunction with Cornerstone Bible Church, Dover. Information: 292-3659.

PRESCHOOL

St. Luke Lutheran Preschool: Open house and registration, 6:30-8:30 p.m. March 11 at the preschool. Information: 927-8411.

SEMINARS, PROGRAMS, ETC.

Fishing Creek Salem United Methodist: 13-week DivorceCare support group, 6-8 p.m. beginning Feb. 27 at the church, 402 Valley Road. Cost: $20; child care available. Registration: 938-1928.

Lighthouse Baptist: Bible conference with guest speakers, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. March 3; 7 and 8 p.m. March 4; and 10 and 11 a.m. and 7 and 8 p.m. March 5 at the church, 5005 Carlisle Road, Dover. Information: 292-5000.

St. David's Evangelical Congregational: Bereavement support group, 7 p.m. the third Thursdays monthly at the church, 2411 Oakland Road, Dover Township. Information: 764-0033.

SERVICES

Bible Tabernacle Christian Center: Convocation service for the conferring of an honorary doctorate degree in divinity to the Rev. Carl H. Scott from St. Thomas Christian University, 5 p.m. Feb. 24 at the church, 361 S. Pine St.

Shrewsbury Gospel Temple: Service with a winter picnic afterwards, 11 a.m. Feb. 24 at the church, 713 W. Forrest Ave. Information: 235-5151.

SERVICES: PALM SUNDAY (MARCH 24)

First St. John's Lutheran: 10:30 a.m. at the church, 140 W. King St. Information: 843-8597.

St. Matthew Lutheran: 8, 9 and 11 a.m. at the church, 839 W. Market St. Information: 845-2721.

SERVICES: MAUNDY THURSDAY (MARCH 28)

Christ Lutheran: Soup supper, 6 p.m., and service, 7 p.m. at the church, 80 S. Main St., Loganville. Information: 428-3523.

First St. John's Lutheran: 7 p.m. March 28 at the church, 140 W. King St. Information: 843-8597.

St. Matthew Lutheran: Noon and 7 p.m. at the church, 839 W. Market St. Information: 845-2721.

SERVICES: GOOD FRIDAY (MARCH 29)

First St. John's Lutheran: 7 p.m. at the church, 140 W. King St. Information: 843-8597.

Friedensaal Evangelical Lutheran: 7 p.m. at the church, 9138 White Church Road, Seven Valleys. Information: 428-3453.

St. Matthew Lutheran: Noon-3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the church, 839 W. Market St. Information: 845-2721.

SERVICES: EASTER (MARCH 31)

First St. John's Lutheran: 7 and 10:30 a.m. March 31 at the church, 140 W. King St. Information: 843-8597.