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Religion

On hope and healing

Psalms 147:3 says “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” I like this because knowing that God is there when I need him the most is very comforting. I say this because there is something I like about that I have been dealing with for basically my whole life. And that is ...

Have we forgotten Jesus?

I want to focus on our responsibilities as brothers and sisters in Christ to serve the church. I do so because I am concerned that the church is basically being turned into a spectator sport. People are still willing to finance the church but they do not want to get too involved. People seem to ...

Vacation Bible Schools in Valley

Editor’s note: Below is a list of Vacation Bible School nights that have been submitted. To have your church’s Vacation Bible School event listed on the Religion page, email ethompson@lewistownsentinel.com ••• Lewistown Alliance Church Lewistown Alliance Church will hold ...

Religion briefs

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 ...

When Mother’s Day is difficult

Early on in ministry, I learned how difficult Mother’s Day can be for many people. It’s particularly poignant in the church as Mother’s Day always falls on a Sunday. I’ve attended worship services where all mothers receive carnations and sermons focus on mothers and mothering as the ...

Be thankful and bring praise

And the fear of God was on all the kingdoms of those countries when they heard that the Lord had fought against the enemies of Israel. II Chronicles 20:29 The text we are looking at has that interesting little word “when” in it. This small word of contrast tells us something happened ...