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Religion

To do or not to do, that is the question

What does the phrase Christian liberty mean? Webster defines liberty as “the state of being free from control or restrictions or the right to act, believe, or express oneself as they choose.” Allow me to ask you some questions that are related to the subject of Christian liberty: Is it ...

The purity of the early church was a goal for Paul

But I want you to know that the head of every man is Christ. I Corinthians 11:3 Paul reminds the church at Corinth that God had an order in creation, including men and women. He puts the order in this way: “the head of every man is Christ, the head of woman is man, and the head of Christ is ...

Jehovah’s Witnesses held global, virtual conference

Breaking a century-old tradition, the largest convention organization in the world has moved its annual in-person event to a virtual format for the sec-ond time in as many years, canceling nearly 6,000 conventions in 240 countries. For more than a century, Jehovah’s Witnesses in ...

Closed Johnstown churches’ statues headline redevelopment

JOHNSTOWN (AP) — A century-old, cast iron statue of the Virgin Mary that once provided inspiration to Roman Catholic worshipers at Immaculate Conception Church now stands as the artistic and spiritual centerpiece of the newly christened Piazza Maria, just a few blocks away from her former ...

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 ...

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 ...