News from the Pews
Lions, and tigers, and bears!
Oh, my! No, Dorothy, we have animals,
visions and spirits (oh my). Read about Mrs. Heakes
- the spirit of St. Mark's, Lewistown.
All Ages Invited to the
Diocesan Education Festival
All youth leaders, church school teachers and
youth (9th through 12th grade)
Middle schoolers are welcome but may not stay
overnight. Limited registration available.
Friday, December 7, 2012
Youth Ministry Appreciation
Dinner and Lock-In
St. John’s, Lancaster
Life Long Formation Day
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Life Long Formation Conference
St. James, Lancaster
Guest speakers: Rodger Nishioka and
Dr. Deirdre Good.
Workshops for the whole
Children's program for 6-12 year
Childcare will be available on Saturday.
Online registration is available
Podcast Series: Revival and
Renewal at St. Mary's, Waynesboro
Now available - the third in a
three-part podcast series on the revival and
renewal currently being experienced at St. Mary's,
Waynesboro. In this episode, John Poniske, junior
warden of St. Mary's, talks about the impact of
empowering lay ministry on the parish's growth and
development. Listen to the podcast
Fall Clergy Association Meeting
note: The Fall Clergy Association Meeting on
Nov. 8 is open to all attendees - lay leaders in
particular are encouraged to attend!
The Fall Clergy Association Meeting will
now be held on Nov. 8th (previously Oct. 9th) from
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Trinity, Jersey Shore. Lunch
will be provided. We will be having a number of
experts on the Marcellus shale from the
environmental, industrial and spiritual
perspective. A business meeting will be held from
1-2 p.m. which will include election of officers.
For more information, contact Canon Ken Wagner-Pizza.
WE Are the Diocese...
Read about new and exciting
things that make us proud to be the Episcopal
Church in Central Pennsylvania.
“In thanksgiving to God and in
recognition of diocesan support”, read how Christ
Church, Danville, celebrates being part of the
Diocese of Central PA. Read more here.
Remember in Your Prayers
The Rev. Bud Hartley, who
underwent diagnostic surgery on Oct. 25.
wife of The Rev. Canon Greg Hinton, who is in a
rehab facility recovering from surgery.
Janice Pursel, the widow of The Rev. Canon
Robert Pursel, who continues a complex
rehabilitation following surgery.
Elaine Lovelace, wife of Canon
David Lovelace, who is recovering from surgery.
The complete diocesan
prayer list is available on the website.