Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

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November 26, 2013

Parishioners at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in State College, Pennsylvania, prepare for the annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Photo: Sharon Rovansek

[Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania] The Community Café at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in State College,...

September 9, 2013

Parishioner Tony Hatfield shares vegetables with Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori during her visit to St. Mark’s on Sept. 7. Photo: Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

[Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori...

June 24, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania] The Rt. Rev. Nathan Baxter, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, has announced his intent to retire due to health issues.

Baxter, who has recently returned from a three-month sabbatical, told members of the diocese that,...

April 25, 2013

[Diocese of Central Pennsylvania] Sometime this summer, St. Andrew’s in the City will become the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania’s newest mission.

Founded as a mission more than a hundred years ago St. Andrew’s in the City rapidly grew into a parish in the thriving area of Allison Hill...

February 1, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania] Central Pennsylvania Bishop Nathan Baxter has written the following letter to Pennsylvania state and federal legislators calling for action on gun control.

Dear Representative:

I write to you representing the Episcopal Diocese of...

December 16, 2012

Loading the van with care packages are Bishop Nathan Baxter, Deacon Pete Gdula, Deacon Brenda Taylor and Adam Bentz, volunteer. Photo/Linda Arguedas

[Diocese of Central Pennsylvania] Deacons in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania answered a request made by Bishop Nathan D. Baxter to...

October 19, 2012

The development of Jubilee Ministry as the guiding concept of mission at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, in Lewistown, Pa., was the direct result of two significant circumstances.

In 1972, Hurricane Agnes brought massive flooding and destruction to the Lewistown...

February 26, 2012

The Rev. Kate Kelderman, rector of Prince of Peace Episcopal Church, and members of the Gettysburg Community Soup Kitchen staff and board members help Gettysburg Mayor William E. Troxell cut the ceremonial ribbon during an open house for the new location. The kitchen...

November 11, 2011

In honor of the men and women who have served or are serving in the Armed Forces, the Episcopal dioceses of Bethlehem and Central Pennsylvania combined on Nov. 10 for a Veterans Day service in the chapel at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

More than 200...

January 6, 2011

Seventeen years ago in Uptown Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, neighbors noticed children on the streets during summer months – kids too young to be on their own, yet too old to be in daycare.

In an attempt to assist the youngsters, then-Diocese of Central Pennsylvania Bishop Charlie McNutt...

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