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Religion

Drawing correlation in changing world

“Where do you turn when you do not know where to turn?” “What do you do when facing insurmountable obstacles?” “Canoeing the Mountains” (Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory), by Tod Bolsinger addresses these very issues. “Canoeing the Mountains” is a book primarily ...

Who do you call in times of trouble?

Who do you call in a time of trouble? The best one to turn to would be the Lord God. As the old hymn, “God will take care of you,” says in verse 4 — No matter what the test, God will take care of you. Lean weary one upon His breast, God will take care of you. The chorus tells us, God ...

What was God’s ultimate purpose?

But I am a worm, and no man. Psalm 22:6a I began the series of articles titled “Man’s Place,” with the goal of highlighting the purpose of God in creation and redemption. We looked at a total of 11 articles under that heading. We then went on to consider 7 articles concerning “The ...

Lenten services held across Valley

Editor’s note: Due to a high volume of event cancellations in recent weeks, we recommend contacting the church or organization hosting the event to ensure their event was not cancelled after The Sentinel went to print. Port Royal Men’s Lenten breakfast PORT ROYAL — Port Royal Men’s ...

Church closings/cancellations and postponements

Below is a list of church-related cancelations that have been reported to The Sentinel as a proactive measure to maintain social distancing in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Please note that this may not be a complete list. Report cancelations for religious events to ...

Churches invited to ring their bells on Easter Sunday

The Lutheran Churches of Mifflin and Juniata County invite all churches to ring their church bells at 10 a.m. on Easter Sunday. “Since we can’t gather to worship on Easter Sunday, this is to let communities we serve to know we are still here and to proclaim he is risen, Hallelujah, he is ...

Religious 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 ...

Religious 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 ...

Sanctuaries are empty, but church is thriving

Churches have long been looked to as safe places for people to go in times of distress and pastors are often among those on the front lines of a crisis. COVID-19 has put all the traditional ways of supporting others to the test. In response to the ongoing shutdowns, many local churches have ...

Who is willing?

Matthew 6:9-12 “This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.’” November 2019, the ...