Outreach

Youth Mini-Mission Event: Watershed Clean-up

A number of us gathered this past Saturday, as the warm air surrounded us and the bright sun shone down upon our shoulders, warming us to the chilliness of Middle Spring Creek, which we found ourselves wading in as we participating in a stream clean-up as one of our Youth Mini-Mission Events. We began by…

Youth Mini-Mission Event – Serving residents at Bethesda Mission

Our youth began Holy Week by serving others. As adults who plan these events, our focus is on our young people experiencing what it means to follow Christ. We don’t use that language necessarily, and although we debrief afterwards and are willing and ready to talk about what the church does and thinks about the…

Youth Mini-Mission Event – Refugee Resettlement

During these winter and spring months, our young people will be learning about and helping people who are displaced. These people will include refugees (people who come legally into our country to escape persecution), people who find refuge in domestic violence shelters (Women in Need), people who live at a Ronald McDonald House while their…

Pumpkin Patch Fundraising for The Episcopal Home

Our parish has a long-time commitment to supporting The Episcopal Home, a personal care home located in Shippensburg which offers exceptional care for its residents. Our annual fundraiser often raises $4000.00 which is donated to The Episcopal Home for their benevolent care fund, which helps supports those residents who need additional funds for their care.…

Blessing of the Backbacks

Each year our parish joins with others in the community of Shippensburg to make sure all the school children have the back-to-school supplies they need for the start of school. This year, in collaboration with the employees of Volvo and the residents of The Episcopal Square, we collected over 500 pencil boxes and 1000 colored…