Diocese of Central Pennsylvania

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December 16, 2010

Bishop Nathan D. Baxter of the Episcopal Diocese Central Pennsylvania offered the invocation for the annual Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 8 in the Capitol Rotunda in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Baxter was invited to speak by Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell.

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September 22, 2010

Bishop Nathan Baxter of Central Pennsylvania has been appointed to serve as honorary board chair for the Union of Black Episcopalians for a three-year term.

The appointment was made possible by an amendment to UBE's bylaws that enables board members to be elected as honorary board...

June 21, 2010

Participants in the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania's 140th annual gathering June 11-12 renewed the Harrisburg-based diocese's companion diocese relationship with the Diocese of Sao Paulo in the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil.

According to a story posted on the diocese's website,...

April 21, 2009

It's understandable the citizens of Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania "used to think there was no Episcopal church" in their community, says the Rev. Ronald R. Lausch. After all, the only one in town, St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, has an average Sunday attendance of 10-12. That perception has been...

June 25, 2008

At its 138th annual convention, the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania reiterated a previous convention's resolution supporting the full inclusion all people in the church.

The new resolution stated that the diocese, "being guided by the Holy Spirit, reaffirms its commitment to...

June 20, 2008

Bishop Nathan D. Baxter of the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania, was recently awarded the Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, by Lincoln University, Oxford, Pennsylvania. He was honored for his contributions to religion and public life.

Lincoln University is the oldest historically...

June 11, 2007

Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania Bishop Nathan Baxter, during his first convention address to the diocese, complimented the congregations on their achievements and challenged them to become a fuller part of a shared diocesan ministry.

 

The convention took place June 8...

April 25, 2007

The Green Building Association of Central Pennsylvania (GBACPA) has recognized St. Stephen's Episcopal Cathedral and its school in Harrisburg for its efforts to be more "green."

 

St. Stephen's was the first church in the United States to register its facilities with the United...

April 9, 2007

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori was the preacher and celebrant for the Episcopal Diocese of Central Pennsylvania’s annual Renewal of Ordination Vows and Blessing of Oils liturgy at St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Harrisburg on Maundy Thursday, April 5.

In her sermon, Jefferts...

April 1, 2007

House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson was the keynote speaker March 31 at a conference for wardens and vestry members at Trinity Episcopal Church in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

"Visions, Gifts, and Issues for the Church" was sponsored by the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania....

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