Religion

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Sentinel photo by TIM SHUMAKER Sacred Heart School of Jesus held a celebration for Father Jayaseelan Amalanathan, left, and Father William Weary, for the 30th and 35th anniversaries, respectively, of their ordinations Sunday afternoon at St. Jude Thaddeus Parish in Mifflintown.

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This brief three chapter book called II Thessalonians is filled with drama. It warns of the penalty of eternal destruction, it talks of the rapture, the Day of the Lord, the person and work of the coming Antichrist, satanic power and signs and wonders. But as troubling and turbulent as it is, ...

Are we willing to accept the facts?

Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb is His reward. Psalm 127:3 The night was dark as we left the car and started the climb toward the summit. After a long hike up the gravel trail we all stopped to gaze at the sight before us; in front of us laid El Paso, ...

Juniata Valley churches to host VBS

Paintersville Christian and Missionary Alliance PAINTERSVILLE — Paintersville Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 3195 Back Maitland Road, is having The Incredible Race Vacation Bible School 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Aug. 7 and 14. The lessons are ...

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God said to them, be fruitful and multiply

Then God blessed them, and God said to them, be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and subdue it; have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over every living thing that moves on the earth. Genesis 1:28 Overpopulation is a hot topic at this time. Some 2020 ...

Love is stronger than death

“For I want to know Christ. The power his resurrection and the fellowship of His sufferings.” I have made a pastoral discovery. Praying can be done actively as you are listening to the heart-bending, soul-rending stories of people. Their words will have an end and yours will be expected ...

Life is a balancing act

It may be a coincidence that Mother’s Day, National Women’s Health Week, and Mental Health Month all occur in May, but I don’t think so. No matter what stage in life we find ourselves, we face tremendous demands that can overwhelm us at times. As we move along in 2019, perhaps May is ...

Churches to host VBS

Stony Run Mission Church McALISTERVILLE — Stony Run Mission Church, 2825 Evendale Hill Road, McAlisterville, will host Vacation Bible School 7 to 8:50 p.m. June 17 to 21. Grace Covenant Church of Lewistown LEWISTOWN — Grace Covenant Church of Lewistown is hosting Vacation Bible ...

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 ...