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Vicar Mike Faust of the Bendersville Lutheran parishes will speak at the Upper Adams Prayer Breakfast on Monday, Nov. 1, at the Apple Bin restaurant, Route 234 west of Biglerville.

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We’ve spent the last year in this column talking about the motivation of God toward mankind. We’ve looked at John 3:16, which says, “For God so loved the world.” He loved the world. That is why He sent Jesus, to put His love on display. 1 John 4:8 tells us that “God is love” and 1 Corinthian…

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Our supposedly civilized societies have much to learn from some “primitive” tribes and peoples. In certain South African tribes, when someone does something wrong, the tribe brings him/her to the center of the village where all of the villagers surround that individual and for two days they …

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The Unitarian Universalists of Gettysburg (UUG) has hired Rev. Cindy Terlazzo as its minister, according to a release from the church.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Discovering Revelation is presenting a free seminar for the community, Signs of the Second Coming, with theologian, Godfrey Chundu, beginning Friday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall of the SDA Church located at 1495 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg. The seminar continues Saturdays, Sunda…

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We’ve been discussing the true motivation of God toward mankind. We have looked at John 3:16, which says, “For God so loved the world.” He loved the world. That is why Jesus came, to put on display the love of God. In our quest to understand the motivation of God we need to determine who God…

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Sleep eluded me last night; the cares of the world closing in. I tried praying. I tried counting my blessings. I tried getting up and reading. When I finally fell asleep, I replayed troubling news images and awoke exhausted.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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A reopening gathering is set for the Upper Adams Prayer Breakfast (UAPB), after more than a year’s postponement because of COVID, at the Apple Bin Bakery and Grille at 7:45 a.m., Monday, Oct. 4. The clergyman speaker will be Pastor Tyler Weidler of the York Springs Four Square Gospel Church.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Asking for help is difficult. After all, no one can disappoint me if I do whatever needs doing myself. Yet, living with others I still need their validation. A part of me is afraid of admitting any weaknesses and inadequacies fearing disapproval or rejection. What if they stop liking me if I…

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“The Lord hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits crushed.” ~ Psalm 34: 17-18

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Discovering Revelation is presenting a free seminar for the community, Signs of the Second Coming, with theologian, Godfrey Chundu, beginning Friday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at the fellowship hall of the SDA Church located at 1495 Biglerville Road, Gettysburg. The seminar continues Saturdays, Sunda…

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We’ve been discussing the true motivation of God toward mankind. We have looked at John 3:16, which says, “For God so loved the world.” He loved the world. That is why Jesus came, to put on display the love of God. In our quest to understand the motivation of God we need to determine who God…

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Sleep eluded me last night; the cares of the world closing in. I tried praying. I tried counting my blessings. I tried getting up and reading. When I finally fell asleep, I replayed troubling news images and awoke exhausted.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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A reopening gathering is set for the Upper Adams Prayer Breakfast (UAPB), after more than a year’s postponement because of COVID, at the Apple Bin Bakery and Grille at 7:45 a.m., Monday, Oct. 4. The clergyman speaker will be Pastor Tyler Weidler of the York Springs Four Square Gospel Church.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Asking for help is difficult. After all, no one can disappoint me if I do whatever needs doing myself. Yet, living with others I still need their validation. A part of me is afraid of admitting any weaknesses and inadequacies fearing disapproval or rejection. What if they stop liking me if I…

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“The Lord hears his people when they call to him for help. He rescues them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted; he rescues those whose spirits crushed.” ~ Psalm 34: 17-18

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Gettysburg United Methodist Church will offer “A Civil War Divine Service” at the Gettysburg National Military Park Amphitheater on East Confederate Avenue Sunday, Sept. 5, at 8 a.m., and the same service at the church at 30 W. High St. at 10:30 a.m. The 8 a.m. service is part of a series of…

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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I got up this morning to the news of Josh Laird’s tragic death. Numb with grief I went for a walk, hoping to absorb some solace from this beautiful morning. Last evening’s all too brief shower has freshened things for the moment. Yesterday’s droopy flowers stood straight and tall. Queen Anne…

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Sweet Grace Ministries will host an awareness and fundraising event, the 10th annual Sweet Walk to Remember, on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Norlo Park, Fayetteville, Pa.

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The Buzz Jones Jazz Quintet and vocalist Susan Hochmiller will serve as worship leaders at three area churches in Mechanicsburg, Carlisle, and Gettysburg during the coming weeks.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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When we say “life happens” we generally mean something dramatic, tragic, or out of the ordinary. Fortunately, that is rarely the case and most days flow quietly without dramatic interruptions or breaks in one’s routine. This is so true that we tend to downplay the amazing wonder and beauty o…

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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“For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will sing over you with joyful songs.” ~ Zephaniah 3:17

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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We’ve been discussing the true motivation of God toward mankind. We have looked at John 3:16, which says, “For God so loved the world.” He loved the world. That is why Jesus came, to put on display the love of God. In our quest to understand the motivation of God we need to determine who God…

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Another bright, sunny, hot, humid day. The air is moving, however, for which I am grateful. Trees whisper and rustle as little puffs of air pass through their leaves. Even so, a few minutes outdoors and I am sticky with sweat.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Camp SAM (stories, art, music) is being offered by three local churches to allow children to have a fun summer experience including a Bible story, and related art and music activities.

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Grandchildren are gifts from God. As young adults, our grands have grown into amazing human beings who make us proud, and a little nuts when they start fussing over us as if we are decrepit needy ancients. It’s humbling being told not to lift, carry, or do something, yet, it also feels reall…

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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The St. Francis Xavier Parish Council of Catholic Women recently held its annual end of year Mass and dinner. Mass was celebrated at the historic church with Rev. Daniel Mitzel as celebrant. He was assisted by Deacon Damon Trittle and John Hemler, sacristan.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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We’ve been discussing the true motivation of God toward mankind. We have looked at John 3:16, which says, “For God so loved the world.” He loved the world. That is why Jesus came, to put on display the love of God. In our quest to understand the motivation of God we need to determine who God…

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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If we’re to have a faith strong enough to carry us through difficult times, we need to become comfortable with doubt. Faith is not the same as belief. Belief focuses on ideas. Faith, however, is a choice, a lifestyle, a chosen stance. Faith requires investing all we are in something greater …

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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I missed my Coda meeting last night. I picked up a respiratory virus of some sort that’s left me tired and listless. Covid 19 was ruled out, thank goodness. I’m trying to be grateful for this interlude of sickness as I drag my way through each day. Gratitude is easy when I am energetic and r…

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Jean Herring and Janet Hartman flipped through books last week containing photos of Christmas parties, friendship nights, awards ceremonies, parades and queen contests.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.

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Members of the Gettysburg Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the National Society DAR, announced a $6,050 Historic Preservation Grant Award for 2021 to Rock Chapel, operated by the York Springs United Methodist Church, according to a joint release issued by DAR’s C…

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Once again this year the Gettysburg Ministerium will sponsor an Interdenominational Summer Worship series at the Gettysburg Battlefield Amphitheater on Confederate Avenue.

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for members of the area religious community.