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Mask order inflames partisan COVID fight

PA News

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s more expansive mask order issued this week as the coronavirus shows new signs of life in Pennsylvania and the July Fourth holiday starts has been met with hostility from Republicans objecting to the Democrat’s use of power or even to wearing a mask ...

Calendar

Local News

Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation ...

Cancellations and postponements

Local News

Editor’s note: Cancellations and postponements that are made due to the novel coronavirus outbreak will be listed as a service to our readers. Listings are from the first date of postponement or cancellation. When you submit an item for this listing, please include whether it was previously ...

People Potpourri

Local News

¯Cory Wagner, of Lewistown celebrates his birthday today. Editor’s note: The Sentinel welcomes birthdays, anniversaries and birth announcements for daily publication in “People potpourri.” Submissions can be sent to the virtual newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com or emailed to ...

Bishop Gainer announces round of clergy changes

Religion

HARRISBURG — Bishop Ronald Gainer, working closely with the Priest Personnel Board for the Diocese of Harrisburg, announced the following changes to clergy: ¯ The Rev. John B. Bateman — from assignment with the Archdiocese for the Military Services to Administrator of Assumption of the ...

Religion calendar

Religion

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 ...

Vacation Bible school

Religion

Editor’s note: To have a Vacation Bible School event listed on the Religion page, email ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com Bunkertown Brethren Church Good News Lutheran Brethren, Niemonds Independent and Bunkertown Brethren will hold VBS with the theme “Mystery Island” at the Bunkertown ...

Church speaks out on racial discrimination

Religion

LEWISTOWN — In response to the ongoing racial conflicts and the recent death of George Floyd and others, the Lewistown Presbyterian Church states they believe it is of great importance to stand together in solidarity with all people of color who have felt discrimination in our nation. ...

Blessed is the nation whose God is Lord

Religion

Psalm 33:12: Here is the evangelical Christian’s basic premise concerning the success of America — and that would be the relationship of her citizens to Jesus Christ, the Son of God! I realize that may sound arrogant, but that is not the point at all. Jesus Christ declared to us as ...

In a world of hysteria, have faith in God

Religion

Good morning, friends. Notice, I didn’t put alot of enthusiasm into my greeting. That’s because I have a headache; the same one I’ve had for three days. Tylenol hasn’t helped. One minute, I’m sweating and the next, freezing. I can’t check my temp because my thermometers don’t ...