Diocesan News

Published: Tue, 02/16/2016
By: Diocesan staff
In spite of the frigid winter weather, approximately 50 people made their way to St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Harrisburg on Feb. 13 to participate in an eliminating racism day of education. The day... more
Published: Thu, 02/11/2016
By: Diocesan staff
Mr. Jerry Rice, who runs the Beacon project at St. Luke’s, Altoona, has been chosen as a recipient of a grant through a project by The Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber holds classes called... more
Published: Wed, 02/10/2016
By: Diocesan staff
Officers elected to lead the Shamokin Area Ministerium of Churches for 2016 are, seated, the Rev. David Wildoner, of Seventh Street Primitive Methodist Church, president; and standing, from left,... more
Published: Tue, 02/09/2016
By: Diocesan staff
Young parishioners of St. Luke’s, Altoona, had a great time making an Alleluia banner on Feb. 7 after the service. “We'll "bury" this banner under the Altar during Lent and hang it up for the Great... more
Published: Thu, 02/04/2016
By: Michael Rhodes
Mike Stitt is the Verger at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Shippensburg. What is a Verger, you say? Well, a verger is a person within the Church who assists the clergy in the worship service. The... more
Published: Wed, 02/03/2016
By: Diocesan staff
Blessing parishioners with water. The Rev. Rebecca S. Myers was installed as the new rector of Church of the Nativity, Newport and St. Stephen, Thompsontown, on Jan. 30. The Rt. Rev. Audrey C.... more
Published: Tue, 01/26/2016
By: Diocesan staff
Trinity Episcopal Church, Chambersburg, added a special feature to their weekly free community breakfast. On Jan. 21 dental hygienists were on hand to offer free dental assessments to the guests... more
Published: Mon, 01/25/2016
By: Diocesan staff
Choirs and musicians representing the congregations of Trinity, Chambersburg, St. Andrew’s, Shippensburg, and St. John’s, Carlisle, all played a vital role in Carenda Bake'rs priestly formation –... more
Published: Sun, 01/24/2016
By: Diocesan staff
"I am committed to supporting Christian formation and theological education in all ‘ages and stages’ in our church and believe that focused discipleship and growth in Christ is a key component for... more
Published: Fri, 01/22/2016
By: Diocesan staff
On Jan. 16, Deacon Sarah Weedon was ordained to the Sacred Order of Priests at the Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral. Sarah serves the parishes of St. Stephen’s, Mt. Carmel, and Holy Trinity,... more