Religion

Strive to enter

Matthew 7, Jesus has just preached His famous “sermon on the mount.” He demonstrates a relationship with God by which people are changed from the inside out. Attitudes and actions are affected by this relationship as people are conformed into His image. This work of God is characterized ...

Doctor to speak on opioid epidemic

REEDSVILLE — Dr. James Peightel will speak at the Reedsville Presbyterian Church on the topic “The Christian Response to the Opiate Epidemic.” The service begins at 11 a.m. Feb. 25 and will be followed by a light luncheon. Peightel, originally from Shippensburg, received his ...

A new chapter

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Clapping and singing along to a klezmer duet, dozens of Jewish university students in Oakland and their guests welcomed the arrival of a 300-year-old Torah scroll last week. The scroll had served generations in a Polish Jewish community, survived the Holocaust hidden in a ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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Language of love

THOMPSONTOWN — There are love languages, and there are fragrances to enhance those languages. An area pastor and his wife have combined the advice behind The New York Times Bestseller “The Five Love Languages” by Gary Chapman, published in 1995, and the benefits of essential ...

Jesus is the Messiah

Grace and peace to you from God, the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. Good old Nathanael. In a way, this disciple’s name is a mystery because he doesn’t appear in Matthew, Mark, or Luke—only John’s gospel. We DO know he comes from an obscure Galilean village and is a ...

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER
Kindergarteners Elliott Miller, left, and Jocie Wert, second from left, wear the color green to represent Africa while participating in the World Mission Rosary Wednesday at Sacred Heart School in Lewistown during Catholic Schools Week. Each class wore a different color to represent an area of the world, and then prayed for the missions in that area. Of the 49 schools in the Diocese of Harrisburg, Sacred Heart has been honored twice for being the top school for its fundraising efforts for missions.

Power of prayer

Sentinel photo by BUFFIE BOYER Kindergarteners Elliott Miller, left, and Jocie Wert, second from left, wear the color green to represent Africa while participating in the World Mission Rosary Wednesday at Sacred Heart School in Lewistown during Catholic Schools Week. Each class wore a ...

Find our place

Now prepare yourself like a man; I will question you, and you shall answer me. (Job 40:6) I had finished loading the tri-axle log truck with grade logs; we were in the weight range of 70,000 to 73,000 pounds with a full load. It was then off to the saw mill to unload and home in time for ...

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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 ...