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Religion

The righteous flourish like palm trees

When I was in college, I had a rather unique summer job as a tree planter. Tree planting (at least my version of it) has been called one of the hardest jobs out there. It can be lucrative and rewarding, but there is a price to pay as you work your tail off and are exposed to the weather ...

VBS being offered across Juniata River 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 ••• Aldersgate United Methodist Church Aldersgate United Methodist ...

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 St., Lewistown, PA 17044. Items must be ...

New bishop elected; retiring bishop honored

SELINSGROVE — The 35th Annual Assembly of the Upper Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America was held at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove on June 17 and 18. The theme of this year’s assembly was “Abundance Together,” using the Bible verse,” And God is able ...

Creation Festival returns

MOUNT UNION — After a two year absence, Creation Festival returned to Agape Farm in Shirleysburg to celebrate Jesus Christ. The festival included a range of bands, speakers and vendors, some who traveled great distances to worship the Lord. Many speakers came on the main stage and ...

Don’t revel in sadness, embrace the Lord

Good beautiful Saturday morning, my sisters! The sun is shining outside, but better yet, the SON is shining within my soul. It’s a daily choice, ever before us, right? Half empty or half full? Seeking out the good, or stuck always seeing the bad? I know, I know — life is so painful for ...