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 Service 5/9/21

To enter into worship in the safety of your home but in community with the members of St. Andrew’s, please click below. To download the bulletin so you can follow along, please click below. To listen to Mother Barbara’s homily, please click below.

Easter Day Worship Service 4/4/21

Join us for worship on this glorious day of celebration of Jesus’ resurrection! To engage with our recorded worship service, please click below. To download a bulletin so you can sing or pray along, please click below.

The Great Vigil

This is the most important liturgy of the whole church year. This is the night when Jesus passed over from death into life, offering us a new way of being in this world and that which is to come. This is the Passover of the Lord. We move from dark into light, from death into life, for sin into righteousness – for we share in the gift of Jesus’ resurrection. To engage in this service of amazing music, images, scripture,…

Good Friday Stations of the Cross

Take your time with this. Go slowly. Allow your soul time to absorb and be changed. This is a powerful experience, designed just for you! To download a bulletin so you can engage more deeply with the images and texts, please click below.

Maundy Thursday

This is an important day for you — and for the church. We commemorate Jesus’ last supper with his disciples, when he invited them into true servanthood, with the commandment to “love one another”. We also live into the gift of the holy sacrament which Jesus offered to his disciples, and to the whole world through all time, the gift of the Holy Eucharist. Join us as we enter more deeply into the poignancy and gift of this day we…

Palm Sunday

Join us for the traditional Palm Sunday service, with the blessing of the palms, the sacred stories, familiar and glorious music, and a sense of entering the final walk with Jesus. To engage with our worship video, please click below. To download a bulletin so you can sing the music or respond to the prayers, please click below. To engage with Mother Barbara’s sermon, please click below. To hear Mother Barbara’s moment of joy this week, please click below.

Church At Home Worship Service for 3/21/21 for the 5th Sunday in Lent

We are so glad that you have chosen to worship with us in the comfort and safety of your home. We invite you to engage with this service of prayer, scripture, reflection, music, and some time for silence as we open our hearts during this season of Lent to prepare ourselves for the glory of Easter morning. To engage with the worship service, please click below. To download a bulletin so you can follow along with the service, please click…

Church at Home Worship Service for 3/14/21 for the 4th Sunday In Lent

Please join us for worship in the comfort and safety of your own home. To begin the recorded worship service, please click below. To engage in Mother Barbara’s homily about what it meant and means to us to be “blameless before the Lord”, please click below: Thank you for worshiping with us this weekend. We are glad you are a part of our prayerful community.