Advent Devotional Podcasts
"The place God calls
you to is the place where your deep gladness
and the world’s deep hunger meet."
Where is God calling you this
Advent? Where will your deep gladness meet
deep hunger and create revival - in your parish,
in the diocese, and around the world? This
year's Advent devotionals focus on these
This year's Advent devotional
podcasts and discussion questions are available here.
Advent I features Betty MacLaughlin of St.
Stephen's Cathedral in Harrisburg.
Invitation to Attend Fall
Northern Tier Convocation
- Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6 p.m., St. Paul's,
West Branch Convocation - Thursday, Nov.
29, 6:30 p.m., Church of Our Savior, Montoursville
Susquehanna Convocation - Tuesday, Dec. 4,
7 p.m., Christ Church, Berwick
Please read this letter
of invitation from the Congregational
Book Review: A Prayer for Owen
The Rev. Christopher Pyles of St.
John's, Bellefonte, reviews John Irving's
novel A Prayer for Owen Meany. Want to
write a book review for the diocese? Contact Linda Arguedas.
Find more book reviews on the diocesan website.
WE Are the Diocese...
Read about new and exciting
things that make us proud to be the Episcopal
Church in Central Pennsylvania.
Do you know what Kangaroos, Emus
, Thomas Cranmer and St. Paul have in common?
Enjoy beautiful music of the Mount Calvary choir
from their Evensong of November 18th (Book of
Common Prayer 1928) and find out by listening to
The Rev. Duncan Johnston.
Read the article here
and watch the video here.
Dates to Remember
- Fair Share Pledge Commitments -
due Nov. 30.
- Safeguarding God's
People training - Dec. 3, St. Stephen's
- Safeguarding God's
Children training - Dec. 15, St. Luke's,
- Convention Committee
nominations are due Feb. 1. For questions,
contact the Rev. Jennifer Looker.
- Clergy Conference dates: Feb
- Resolutions for Convention are
due Feb. 15. For questions, contact the Rev. Veronica
- Safe Church Training for Vestry
Leaders - March 23, Camp Mt. Luther
- Diocesan Convention is June 8.
- Bishop's Cup Golf Tournament is
June 17 at Iron Valley Golf Club.
Remember in Your Prayers
The Rev. Kim Brooks,
long-term supply priest at St. Stephen's Mount
Carmel and Holy Trinity Shamokin, who was in a car
accident this week and suffered a concussion.
wife of The Rev. Canon Greg Hinton, who remains 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.