Religion

On a mission

There are two sides to Haiti. One is called Labadee. It’s for the cruisegoers, the wannabe rich and the really rich, tourists who hammock and snorkel and enjoy cold drinks in overpriced souvenir glasses. The other side is called “all the rest of the country.” It’s outside the gate ...

Speak as the oracles of God

Editor’s note: This is the first installment of a series by Lyndon Stimeling that will run each week. I Peter 4:11 John Calvin (1509-1564) was one of the leaders of the Protestant Reformation in Europe. After being expelled from Geneva in 1538, he went to Strasbourg and stayed for ...

Church to host women’s conference

MCALISTERVILLE — Ladies, you are enough. Women from all walks of life who feel less than perfect, less than qualified, less than able, and less than important will be embraced at a special event 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Bunkertown Church of the Brethren. Gabby Fisher, a ...

Lyrics open us up to God’s teachings

Almost nothing touches the heart like a song. A song opens us to God, teaches us and strengthens us. Through music, we are bolstered in our experience of God, and our faith is expanded. The musicality— the melodies and harmonies are great—but, for me, the lyrics are really where it’s ...

BMS welcomes new superintendent

BELLEVILLE — Belleville Mennonite School welcomed Dr. Michael Giglio as its new superintendent. According to a news release from the school, he brings with him many ideas to add value to its pre-kindergarten through 12th grade program. Now an ordained minister, Giglio was once an atheist ...

Religion calendar

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Spiritual Thunder returns to Port Royal Speedway

PORT ROYAL — Operation Spiritual Thunder will return to Port Royal Speedway on Sept. 22, bringing aid to those who suffer from addiction. The event kicks off at 11 a.m. with a car show and continues with a freedom run at noon, with proceeds going to the Broken Heart Fund, which benefits ...

Keep the faith

Editor’s note: This week’s Professions of Faith was written as a letter from Roberta (Bobby) Griebel to Barbara Mannino. Mannino then uses the letter as a basis deliver a sermon. Bobby: Good evening, Barbara: Several years ago one of my dogs escaped from my back yard through an open ...

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 ...