Monthly Archive: February 2014

Feb 26

Announcements

-Join the prayer chain ministry. Contact Barbara Hartman for details at (717) 244-0041. -Bell Choir will begin with Wicky as our director. Practices will be every Sunday after the 10:45 a.m. worship service. These rehearsals will start up the first Sunday in Lent. There is no need for any special skills, just a love of …

Continue reading »

Feb 26

Musical Notes: Put some Jazz in Your Lent

The Duke Street Deacons

“When in our music God is glorified…” We are pleased to welcome ‘The Duke Street Deacons, a local Dixieland Jazz ensemble that will play during the traditional service on March 3. They will be helping us gear up for Lent by providing the music of Mardi Gras. The service begins at 10:45 p.m., but they …

Continue reading »

Feb 26

Why Go To Church?

Bread of life

A Church goer wrote a letter to the editor of a newspaper and complained that it made no sense to go to church every Sunday. “I’ve gone for 30 years now,” he wrote, “and in that time I have heard something like 3,000 sermons. But for the life of me, I can’t remember a single …

Continue reading »

Feb 26

From the Pastor’s Desk: A Lenten Season of Change

Lent 2014

Believe it or not, Lent is upon us. Even though this year finds Lent falling about as late as it possibly can, it always feels like a bit of a shock when it arrives. Some of it is probably just a facet of time going so quickly, and not really realizing where it all went, …

Continue reading »

Feb 26

Power to the People

Open Air Concert

How do we think about our global community?  Do we think of ourselves as just another individual Christian floating in the ether, disconnected and wandering, or as one of the many who worship our risen Lord?  When we worship, do we just think about ourselves and our community, or the wider world doing the exact …

Continue reading »

Feb 25

We Care Cuz We Have Grace Kits

toiletry kit

Even though the routine rarely varies, sometimes, SOMETIMES, we get a big surprise! Last week, a young man came into the church office with an amazing story. Several years ago he was down on his luck and needed food. Grace Lutheran Food Pantry helped him. Over the years, he remembered the kindness he received at our church and when things improved in his life, he wanted to show his gratitude. He quietly handed Pastor Bill a check for… (commercial break! No, actually, click to read the whole story… LOL)

Continue reading »

Older posts «

» Newer posts