Religion

Mount Luther accepting early registration

MIFFLINBURG — Camp Mount Luther has begun accepting early registration for the upcoming season. Participants who register before April 15 will receive a $30 discount. After that time, applications will be received until camps are full. A spring open house will also be held 2-4 p.m. April ...

For he found no place for repentance

The historical account of Isaac is very impressive; it seems that he had everything going for him. He had a good clean life at home and proper training. He goes on to marry what appears to be a godly wife, or so it seems. We can’t read between the lines, but later in her life she had no ...

Another look at Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross

I would like to take a second look at the cross of Calvary. I would like to do so because I believe the cross has become a symbol of confusion to many. Theologians who do not understand the cross often attempt to eradicate it from history. There is a book titled “Christ on the Cross,” ...

Diocese offers program for survivors

HARRISBURG — The Diocese of Harrisburg formally launched a survivor compensation program that is being administered by Commonwealth Mediation & Conciliation Inc. Survivors known to the Diocese are not automatically enrolled in the program and must apply through the program administrator ...

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Heaven begins here on earth

Is there “life after death?” Does “heaven” exist? These are not only faith-based questions but also reason-based ones. No answer could satisfy anyone who is either sincere or curious to know about it. Religious leaders, saintly people and great philosophers could only enlighten us ...

Author, Bible teacher set to host live event

MILLERSTOWN — New Harvest Community Church, 527 Maple St., Millerstown, will host the Going Beyond Simulcast with Priscilla Shirer, formerly known as the Priscilla Shirer Simulcast, on April 6. Along with Shirer, one of today’s top Bible teachers and Christian recording artist Anthony ...

Strengthen relationship by spreading encouragement to others

And Joses, who was also named Barnabas by the apostles (which is translated, Son of Encouragement), a Levite of the country of Cyprus, Acts 4:36 Are you an “encourager,” do you try to lift people up when they stumble on the pathway of life? Encouragement is something that we all need; so ...

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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 ...

Proclaiming God’s word

There is an attack on the Word of God today that has permeated our society. If commandments posted on the courthouse wall or on a statue in the town square would be the only focus of this attack, we would be better off. This attack has been seen in the church. One writer stated “the important ...