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Second PC of Carlisle takes to streets to impose ashes

Posted February 17, 2016

Prayers and ashes, with no strings attached. That was what three people from Second Presbyterian Church in Carlisle, PA, were offering on Ash Wednesday in a Walmart parking lot and on a sidewalk near a Panera Bread. With ashes clearly displayed on their foreheads and a sign asking “How can we pray for you?”, Pastors…

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Being a moderator is all in the family for Judy Veon, Lou Nyiri

Posted December 17, 2015

Holidays are a time for families to gather around the table and catch up on what they have been up to since the last time they were together. The conversation around the Veon table might be a little more interesting this year. Judy Veon is a Ruling Elder who attends New Wilmington Presbyterian Church. She…

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Group at First PC (Pottstown) enjoying their faith and nature

Posted January 15, 2015

Is there a better place to enjoy God’s gifts than to be out among them? If you ask Mike Deegan, he’ll quickly say “No.” Four years ago, Deegan connected with First Presbyterian Church in Pottstown, a congregation with which his father had been a lifetime member. Within a year of becoming a member, Deegan organized…

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Crestfield Camp’s Middle School Retreat teaches hope, social connection

Posted November 24, 2015

What follows is a recap that was shared with parents following the Middle School Retreat titled “Broken: A Faithful Response to Bullying & Suicide” that was held at Crestfield Camp and Conference Center during consecutive November weekends in Slippery Rock, PA. For more on the program, read a story here. We would like to share…

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