UPDATE – Safe Worshiping Guidelines
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UPDATE – Safe Worshiping Guidelines

The Executive Committee and the Vestry have reviewed the following response to the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania guidelines for our gathering for Sunday morning worship.  A Revised Plan All enter by the Market Street parish hall entrance (which is accessible by all).  Immediately inside the door will be a greeter who will record the individual’s…

Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost
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Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost

Readings – Isaiah 65:17-25; Isaiah 12:2-6; II Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21: 5-19 There was a time not far from here, counties to the east, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Carbon, Northumberland, when coal was king.  The mines were booming; the railroads were hauling; the small towns were thriving.  Many of us remember those times. And then the abandonment…

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost
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Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost

Readings – Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4; Psalm 119:137-144; II Thessalonians 1:1-4, 11-12; Luke 19:1-10 This morning I will focus on the well-known passage from our Gospel according to St. Luke.  It occupies an important position in this Gospel, being placed just before the final approach of Jesus to Jerusalem, and the Holy Week narratives that begin…

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
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Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Readings – Joel 2:23-32; Psalm 65; II Timothy 4:6-8,16-18; Luke 18:9-14 In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth,                                     the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face                                                of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of                                                the waters. … the first day…the second day…the third…

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost
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Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Readings – Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15; Psalm 91:1-6,14-16; I Timothy 6:6-19; Luke 16:19-31 The Tortoise and the Hare, who remembers Aesop’s Fable?  The Hare races forward, way ahead, and then he stops and takes a nap.  The Tortoise lumbers toward the finish line, slow and steady.  He passes the sleeping Hare and crosses the finish line…

Wednesday Morning Bible Study – September – November 2022
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Wednesday Morning Bible Study – September – November 2022

1 Corinthians Paul founded the church in Corinth but discovers after he leaves that they have fallen into sin, error, and internal disputes. Paul writes this letter hoping to correct these problems. Come join the Bible Study Wednesday mornings at 10:30 am. 14 September           Session One         Paul opens with friendly greetings and then…