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At the beginning of 2020, Lower Marsh Creek Presbyterian Church began planning a spiritual and cultural journey to Scotland with WorldStrides Educational Travel & Experiences that specializes in religious tours and faith-based travel.

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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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Trinity United Church of Christ held its Easter worship service at the Gettysburg Rec Park Lions Pavilion. Sunday services will also be held there on April 18, May 9, and May 23 at 9 a.m. All are welcome. Weekly services can also be viewed live on Facebook and are recorded for viewing on the…

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A friend moved to North Carolina last summer bequeathing me a Christmas cactus that had not bloomed in years. When I brought it home, I threw it under a bush and ignored it until cold weather set in. Once I brought it inside, I plopped it down in a dark corner, often forgetting to water it. …

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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 thousands of years spiritual leaders have recommended something called “the prayer of the heart.” The prayer of the heart repeats a phrase or a sentence over and over until the words move from one’s conscious mind to one’s subconscious. Once transferred to our unconscious mind, the words…

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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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“He has sent me to tell those who mourn that time time of God’s favor has come; He will give you beauty for ashes; joy instead of mourning; praise instead of heaviness.” ~ Isaiah 61:3

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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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Yesterday I listened to some TED talks on gratitude. By the time the program was finished I was filled to overflowing. There was so much hope in those talks, so many possibilities for healing the vast chasms dividing us. While gratitude will not heal our wounds by itself, it could let in som…

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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 longer the pandemic drags on the more anxious people are becoming. While anxiety is not an unreasonable response, it is counter productive, for anxiety can cause insomnia and fatigue related mistakes and poor choices.

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“He has sent me to tell those who mourn that time time of God’s favor has come; He will give you beauty for ashes; joy instead of mourning; praise instead of heaviness.” ~ Isaiah 61:3

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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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Yesterday I listened to some TED talks on gratitude. By the time the program was finished I was filled to overflowing. There was so much hope in those talks, so many possibilities for healing the vast chasms dividing us. While gratitude will not heal our wounds by itself, it could let in som…

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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 longer the pandemic drags on the more anxious people are becoming. While anxiety is not an unreasonable response, it is counter productive, for anxiety can cause insomnia and fatigue related mistakes and poor choices.

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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.”

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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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“Fear not, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed. I am your God. I will strengthen you; I will help you; I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.” ~ Isaiah 41:10

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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 am a committed Twelve Stepper. Once I came to understand my compulsion to control others was both crazy making, and detrimental, life began unfolding like a beautiful flower. Over time, I have come to value working the steps as my act of grateful worship.

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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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There is a reason I keep coming back to gratitude in my blogs. I need to remind myself to be grateful. Like all things that truly matter, choice is involved. Gratitude. I’ve discovered, is a choice, an act of will with feelings often lagging behind.

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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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“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.” ~ Isaiah 43:18-19

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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 wish you the gift of acceptance this new year. Being able to accept what is, rather than denying reality or demanding situations and people conform to our wants and expectations, is a true gift from God. Acceptance frees us to grow and become more in tune with ourselves and others. Denial,…

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

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What better way to spend a chilly pandemic day than sitting in my blogging chair with Louise Penny’s most recent book, All The Devils Are Here. Near the beginning of the story, Gamache recalls advice his godfather gave him in the aftermath of his parents death in a car accident. “Life can be…

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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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In 1818, the famous Christmas carol, “Silent Night” was first heard and sung at St. Nicholas Church in Oberndorf, Austria. Throughout the last 200 years, this carol has been heard and sung by many.

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A decade ago, my daughter and her husband lived in New Zealand as he obtained his doctorate degree. Our times together were few, but when we were face-to-face, we enjoyed every moment.

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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.”

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I had become far too emotionally enmeshed in the election and was feeling anxious. Attending a 12-step meeting on Election Day helped. No matter what we shared with each other, we kept coming back to Step One. Good old Step One. Admitted we are powerless over our many problems, as well as wh…

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I delight in the library, grazing my way along the rows of books. I pick a book, skim a few pages, reshelf it or put it on my pile, repeating the process until I have a week or two of reading.

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With COVID cases on the rise, Gettysburg Presbyterian Church’s Local Missions Team has made masks available to the community. Masks for Neighbors offers masks to anyone who may need one. It is a tangible and visible way of living compassionate care and love for our neighbors, as we love ours…

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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 the area religious community.

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The public is invited to join in on the front steps of Christ Lutheran Church, 30 Chambersburg St., Gettysburg, on Tuesday, Nov. 3, at noon, for an Election Day prayer service.

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

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Church briefs are devoted to upcoming special events and activities for 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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To mask or not to mask, that is the question; whether it’s better to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune or take measures to protect ourselves and others from our unseen enemy, the virus.

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Gettysburg College and United Lutheran Seminary (ULS) will soon say goodbye to a chaplain and professor.

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This thing we call education is nothing more than eons of recycled, revamped, reshaped, revealed, recorded, often distorted, twisted, dressed up, repossessed information and knowledge. Even that which may seem original is still the compilation of collected and reprocessed data, sayings, writ…