Monthly Archives: September 2017

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First Bloomsburg makes the most of its bicentennial anniversary

Posted September 26, 2017

“To go through a Civil War, two World Wars, a depression and to keep building and growing even during those very difficult times had to be tremendously hard and yet they rose to the challenge.”

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Wayside Church hopes year-long schedule helps keep families connected

Posted September 22, 2017

“I’m trying to take away the common excuse of, ‘Well I just didn’t know when the church events were going to be.’”

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Five from Synod earn first-ever Freedom Grants

Posted September 18, 2017

The Synod of the Trinity encouraged areas of smaller African American populations to consider work that they might engage in to address the challenges of African American males in their cities and towns, with this Freedom Grant helping to fund those initiatives.

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Three Northumberland churches celebrate shared history

Posted September 11, 2017

“It’s only because of the divine that we have all been here 225 years.”

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Middle Octorara Presbyterian Church festival helps relive past, restore Covenanter Church

Posted September 8, 2017

“These churches existed side-by-side for years and years even though they were different in that the church below the road (Middle Octorara) was the New Castle Presbytery and was all-American – it was not connected to the church in Scotland.”

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Two from Lehigh Presbytery experience Romanian beliefs, culture

Posted September 5, 2017

“This work has given me a chance to hear perspectives from ministers and members of other churches so that I could better reflect on my beliefs.”

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