Parish News

Published: Tue, 04/24/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 1 John 4:7 This part of 1 John reminds me of the verses I chose to be read at my confirmation. In the Lutheran tradition, I was confirmed at age 14 on Pentecost Sunday. Each of us who were...
Published: Tue, 04/24/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
May 2018 Newsletter
Published: Sun, 04/22/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Mount Calvary, Camp Hill
Mt. Calvary is looking for someone with some experience in a liturgical church who works well with a volunteer choir. We have a choir of 2025. Some read music, some do not. Our bulletins list the anthems and communion music that we sing. Read more
Published: Sat, 04/21/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Sermon April 22, 2018 Kay Cramer The Church of the Nativity and St. Stephens, Newport, PA Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year B http://lectionarypage.net/YearB_RCL/Easter/BEaster4_RCL.html Audio
Published: Wed, 04/18/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
He makes me lie down in green pastures *and leads me beside still waters. Psalm 23:2 This Sunday we say Psalm 23, a most beloved Psalm. We also observe Earth Day. This verse of the Psalm reminds me of a beautiful, peaceful place in nature. I remember those years of terrible pollution or our air and...
Published: Wed, 04/18/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Bulletin - April 22, 2018 Readings Eucharistic Prayer C Celebrant: The Lord be with you. People: And also with you. Celebrant: Lift up your hearts. People: We lift them to the Lord. Celebrant: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. People: It is right to give him thanks and praise. Celebrant: God...
Published: Mon, 04/16/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
SermonBill DayChurch of the Nativity and St. Stephens, Newport PAApril 15, 2018Third Sunday of Easterhttp://lectionarypage.net/YearB_RCL/Easter/BEaster3_RCL.html Audio Have you anything here to eat? When looking about for inspiration for this sermon I kept coming across references to food and meals...
Published: Wed, 04/11/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Know that theLorddoes wonders for the faithful; *when I call upon theLord, he will hear me. Psalm 4:3 Maybe its getting older that makes me look back and review my life. I am sometimes amazed at all that I have experienced. Some things have been very hard, like being a single parent or getting...
Published: Wed, 04/11/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Bulletin - April 15, 2018 Readings Eucharistic Prayer C Celebrant: The Lord be with you. People: And also with you. Celebrant: Lift up your hearts. People: We lift them to the Lord. Celebrant: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. People: It is right to give him thanks and praise. Celebrant: God...
Published: Sun, 04/08/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Sermon April 8, 2018 The Rev. Rebecca S. Myers, LSW The Church of the Nativity and St. Stephens, Newport, PA Second Sunday of Easter, Year B http://lectionarypage.net/YearB_RCL/Easter/BEaster2_RCL.html#nt1 Audio If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we...
Published: Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Bulletin - April 8, 2018 Readings Eucharistic Prayer C Celebrant: The Lord be with you. People: And also with you. Celebrant: Lift up your hearts. People: We lift them to the Lord. Celebrant: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. People: It is right to give him thanks and praise. Celebrant: God...
Published: Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common. Acts 4:32 This sentence gives me pause. I look around my 2-bedroom, 4-room with basement and attic house and wow, I have a lot...
Published: Sat, 03/31/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Sermon April 1, 2018 The Rev. Rebecca S. Myers, LSW The Church of the Nativity and St. Stephens, Newport, PA Easter, Year B http://lectionarypage.net/YearB_RCL/Easter/BEasterPrin_RCL.html Audio When they looked up, they saw that the stone, which was very large, had already been rolled back.Mark 16:...
Published: Fri, 03/30/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Sermon March 30, 2018 The Rev. Rebecca S. Myers, LSW The Church of the Nativity and St. Stephens, Newport, PA Good Friday, Year Bhttp://lectionarypage.net/YearABC_RCL/HolyWk/GoodFri_RCL.html Please be seated. One of the things you do on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land is to follow Jesus steps during...
Published: Thu, 03/29/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Sermon March 29, 2018 The Rev. Rebecca S. Myers, LSW The Church of the Nativity and St. Stephens, Newport, PA Maundy Thursday, Year B Audio I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my...
Published: Thu, 03/29/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Meditation March 30, 2018 The Rev. Rebecca S. Myers, LSW The Church of the Nativity and St. Stephens, Newport, PA Lead Me To Calvary, Verse 4 Newport Ministerium Cross Walk May I be willing, Lord, to bear Daily my cross for Thee; Even Thy cup of grief to share, Thou hast borne all for me. Then he...
Published: Wed, 03/28/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Bulletin - Easter Sunday Readings Eucharistic Prayer A Celebrant: The Lord be with you. People: And also with you. Celebrant: Lift up your hearts. People: We lift them to the Lord. Celebrant: Let us give thanks to the Lord our God. People: It is right to give him thanks and praise. Celebrant: It is...
Published: Wed, 03/28/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Published: Wed, 03/28/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
April 2018 Newsletter
Published: Wed, 03/28/2018 - 8:00pm
From: Nativity & St. Stephen, Newport
Good Friday Bulletin - March 30, 2018 Readings