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…

All Saints’ Contemplative Service

Join us for this meditative way to enter into the gift and glory of the Feast Day of All Saints’. Allow the music, quiet, candlelight, prayer, and scripture, with the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist to touch your soul and find rest. Please see the photos below for a sense of the beauty of the evening.

Recorded Livestream Service on 9/19/21

We continue our way through the scriptures, exploring the Gospel of Mark and one of the most challenging stories, of Jesus’ directive to serve the least among us. Come and listen to Mother Barbara’s “take” on this story and how it may open us up to a whole different understanding of finding the least within us, so we can find the greatest, also within us — the presence of Christ. We explore and deepen our relationship with God through music,…

Recorded Livestream Worship Service 9/12/21

We commemorated the 20th anniversary of 9/11/01 today, in a service of beautiful music, a litany of prayer, scripture, reflection and the sacrament of Holy Eucharist. One of the highlights was singing as a whole body the song, “Let there be peace on earth.” May God place that desire and our ability to reach for that in our hearts each day. To watch the recorded livestream worship, please click below. Thank you for being a part of us! We are…

Recorded LiveStream Worship SErvice 9/5/21

We invite you to join us from your home by worshiping with us through our recorded livestream worship service. We are always blessed by your participation with our worship — we are glad you are a part of us! May God continue to bless you, Mother Barbara

Feast Day of Mary Magdalene Recorded Worship for 7/22/21

We invite you to enter into the life and witness of Mary Magdalene, a close companion, trusted friend, and wise advisor to Jesus — and the first Apostle as Jesus sent her off to proclaim the glory of his resurrection. Through prayer, scripture, music, reflection, and a liturgy designed to reflect her role in the church, and images showing many different representations of Mary throughout the ages, please settle into our worship.