Religion

Fall in line

There are several interesting things to be noted in Mark 8:33. The word “when” immediately draws my attention; it refers to a specific time. Jesus had a purpose and a reason for waiting until He turned around and looked at His disciples. Is it possible that by doing this He was also ...

Vacation Bible School

Submitted photo Kids of all ages enjoyed Rolling River Rampage at Church Hill United Methodist Church in Reedsville. Shown are participants, Max Habbershon, Talon Hopple, Zander Lawson, Nevin Farley, Silas Riden, Austin Mannino, Aiden Newlan, Gage Rupert, Jaxon Parkes, Harper Sweitzer, Cooper ...

Religion calendar

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...

Like father, like son

Jonathan Morningstar was ordained an elder in the United Methodist Church by the Susquehanna Conference on June 2. It was a poignant moment for his father, the Rev. Thomas Morningstar, of Lewistown, who served Yeagertown and Rhodes Memorial United Methodist churches 1992-2014. Because it ...

Week of caring

Sentinel photo by ERIN THOMPSON Ben Horning assists Gyke McCardle in sawing wood that was used to build a hand rail for Pauline Stoner’s South Grand Street, Lewistown, residence, on Monday. The project was just one of many that volunteers completed during the Third Annual Week of Caring, ...

Mennonite Church to celebrate 150 years

BELLEVILLE —The 150th anniversary of Maple Grove Mennonite Church, 115 Maple Grove Road, is expected to bring hundreds from across the nation. Current and past members will have the opportunity to learn about the church’s rich history and join in fellowship Aug. 10-12 for the celebration. ...

Fall in line

Get behind me, Satan Mark 8:33 What is the setting or context of this comment in Mark 8:33? Jesus warned the disciples about the leaven of the Pharisees in 8:15. Then in Mark 8:22-26, Jesus heals a blind man. As Jesus and His disciples are on the road, He asks them, “Who do men say that ...

To youth: Play hard, pray hard

Good morning, friends! For several weeks, I’ve been caught up in the Junior Babe Ruth frenzy, and with good reason. One of our grandsons is a player on the team. He’s a catcher, and a great one, at that. I applaud each and every one of the team members, and it was so exciting and ...

A community effort

Mr. Jones lies unresponsive on his living room floor when his personal home caregiver arrives. The caregiver calls 911 who notifies emergency medical services. The local ambulance responds. EMS load 84-year-old Mr. Jones into the ambulance and work to stabilize him on the way to the hospital. ...

Religion calendar

Editor’s note: To submit a nonprofit announcement to The Sentinel’s Religion section, contact Erin Thompson at (717) 248-6741 or by email at ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com. Items also may be faxed to (717) 248-3481 or sent to The Sentinel, 352 Sixth Street, Lewistown, PA 17044. Items ...