Test blog #1

Test blog #1

Here I am on my first day of my pilgrimage … taking one step, then another …

Candlelight vigil for Brian Helman

In the beauty of our candlelit sanctuary, in the midst of people from within and beyond our parish community, in the “active and alive” silence shared by people in prayer, and in companionship of grief, we prayed for Brian Helman, our church musician who was severely injured two weeks ago. This prayer vigil was organized as an effort of love with Brian’s family, St. Andrew’s, the Cumberland Valley School of Music. This time of silent prayer felt like a thin…

Church at Home Worship 3rd Sunday after Epiphany 1/24/2021

This Sunday, we offer you a special time of worship which will heal the wounds of your soul, inspire your heart, open your being to the truth revealed in scripture, and invite you to enter into Spiritual Communion with Christ and one another. This is our Virtual Worship where through imagery, music, and prayer, we settle into the glory of God. To download a bulletin so you can participate in singing along, join in the prayers, and read the weekly…

Extended Table Worship

Because we understand the sacrament to be at the core of our worship and engagement with the holy, we offer the opportunity for you to come into our beautiful sanctuary and engage in a service of receiving the Holy Eucharist. To follow necessary safety protocols, you are invited to come in individually or as family groups or “COVID Pods” (those whom you regular see and feel comfortable with regarding their safety awareness) and engage in a service with Mother Barbara.…

Church at Home for This Christmas Day 12/25/2020

To access a virtual worship video which is a time of worship through prayers, sacred scripture, reflection and amazing music, please click below. To download the bulletin for this service, so you can follow along with the service and sing the music, please click below . To access Mother Barbara’s homily only, please click below

Church at Home for this Christmas Eve 12/24/2020

To access a virtual worship video which is a special time of worship through prayers, sacred scripture, reflection and amazing music, please click below. To download the bulletin for this service, so you can follow along with the service and sing the music, please click below . To access Mother Barbara’s homily only, please click below

Community meal – January 25th, 2021, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Three times a month we are able to provide meals to our neighbors. It is a gift for us to be able to open our hands and hearts and help others — and of course, love is always a two-way street — we are made richer by their involvement in our lives. We are serving “Grab and Go” meals during this time of safety precautions due to the pandemic, but the meals are healthy and prepared with love. If you…

Church at home Worship for 12/20/2020 4th Sunday of Advent

We want you to be able to be a part of our worshiping community in the safety of your own home. We are a gathered community in heart and spirit and we are grateful you are here with us. Click below for the Virtual Worship Service. We invite you to download a bulletin so you can sing along with the hymns and share in the prayers. Click below for the bulletin for this service. Click below for Mother Barbara’s Homily…

Church at home worship for 12/13/2020, 3rd Sunday of Advent

We want you to be able to be a part of our worshiping community in the safety of your own home. We are a gathered community in heart and spirit and we are grateful you are here with us. Click below for the Virtual Worship Service. We invite you to download a bulletin so you can sing along with the hymns and share in the prayers. Click below for the bulletin for this service. Click below for Mother Barbara’s Homily…

Food Pantry and SPO Collection

Thank you so much. Your generosity is so very appreciated. We asked for your support for SPO and our Food Pantry and you have responded. We are able to continue our regular monthly donation of money to purchase fresh eggs for our local food pantry — and send additional money, thanks to you! Each month we commit to sending $75.00 to Shippensburg Produce Outreach because we believe this food pantry provides an essential service to our neighborhood. We thank you…

Church at home worship for 12/6/2020, 2nd Sunday of Advent

We want you to be able to be a part of our worshiping community in the safety of your own home. We are a gathered community in heart and spirit and we are grateful you are here with us. We invite you to download a bulletin so you can sing along with the hymns and share in the prayers. Check back Friday

Church at home worship for 11/29/2020 1st Sunday of Advent

We want you to be able to be a part of our worshiping community in the safety of your own home. We are a gathered community in heart and spirit and we are grateful you are here with us. We invite you to download a bulletin so you can sing along with the hymns and share in the prayers. To listen to Mother Barbara’s homily only, please click below this Friday.

Church at home worship for 11/15/2020

To engage with our recorded worship video, please click below. We are so glad you have chosen to worship with us. It builds up our part of the Body of Christ so we can radiate Christ’s light and love into the world. To download a bulletin so you can sing along, join in the prayers, and read the weekly announcements, please click below. To engage in the homily alone, please click below.