“Being church” (Page 2)

“Being church” (Page 2)

A Loving Tribute to those affected by COVID

We invite you to settle into a time of prayer and healing as you engage with our worship. Through heart-felt prayers, soothing music, and scripture, you will connect with the healing power of God. We offer this service in tribute to all those affected by COVID and give special tribute to the essential workers at Carlisle Hospital, who so faithfully continue to serve our community. The artwork of the essential workers has been created by Jane Offner. You can see…

Church at Home Worship 4th Sunday after Epiphany 1/31/2021

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…

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…

Pastoral Letter

In the midst of the anxiety around the Presidential Election results, Mother Barbara sent a pastoral letter to the congregation, urging them to “be still and know that God is God” and that what happens next begins in our own hearts — and urges us all to “Let us choose love, not hate”. To read her letter, please click here. Please know Mother Barbara is here for you always for pastoral conversations. Please contact her, please email her at rector@standrewsship.org.…

Marvelous Virtual Choir

Enjoy this beautiful treat of joyful and soulful singing by our St. Andrew’s Virtual Choir. It’s glorious and will lift your soul. If you would like to participate in our Christmas Eve Virtual Choir, please contact Lisa Turchi or Mother Barbara. We’d love to have you — and are able to walk you through the technical process to make it happen.