Diocesan News

Published: Tue, 05/10/2016
By: Nina Nicholson, Episcopal Diocese of Newark
Reposted with permission from The Episcopal Diocese of Newark Holy Week, which is only – gasp! – a few weeks away, provides terrific photo opportunities for church communicators. The weather is... more
Published: Mon, 05/09/2016
By: Diocesan staff
The three-day tour of the West Branch convocation was a busy one! Bishop Scanlan visited the Sun Light Ministry with the Rev. David Culbertson and the Lycoming County prison with The Ven. Canon Andy... more
Published: Fri, 05/06/2016
By: Diocesan staff
A Choral Festive Eucharist, sponsored by the parishes of Saint John Lutheran and Saint Paul Episcopal churches was held on Ascension Thursday in community with the Saint John Herr Estate in Columbia... more
Published: Thu, 05/05/2016
By: Diocesan staff
Central Pennsylvania diocesan clergy spent May 3 hearing about how “mission is not primarily an activity of the church, but an attribute of God” during a one-day seminar at St. Andrew’,s State... more
Published: Tue, 04/26/2016
By: Diocesan staff
Dear Friends of Feed My Sheep, We had a great day with a total of 21 volunteers from our diocese including three from the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and  four great, year long, Sycamore House... more
Published: Fri, 04/22/2016
By: Diocesan staff
On April 15-17, the Order of the Daughters of the King from the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania hosted 178 members of the Daughters of the King from Province III at the Claggett Retreat Center in... more
Published: Tue, 04/19/2016
By: Mary Ellen Kilp, Diocesan Youth Leader
Our Jr. High Retreat was held at Camp Mount Luther April 1-3.  The theme was Aslan is on the Move.  We gathered at Camp Mount Luther with a total of 42 youth, adults, Sr. high youth and young adults... more
Published: Mon, 04/18/2016
By: Diocesan staff
Seen here is the before and after pic of the gym renovation for St Luke's, Altoona. Leadership Blair County, partnering with The Chamber of Commerce, funded a renovation of the large gym located on... more
Published: Mon, 04/11/2016
By: Diocesan staff
The Rev. Gene Tucker poses with Bishop Scanlan and fellow Altoona clergy after his installation at St. John’s, Huntingdon. On April 9, The Rev. Gene Tucker was installed as rector of St. John’s,... more
Published: Thu, 04/07/2016
By: Diocesan staff
For several decades, the people of St. John’s, Marietta, wanted access for ALL into the upper level of the building.  There are several stairs to climb, outside and inside, to reach the Nave and... more

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