Summer Program Religious Series
Sunday, June 9
10:00 am    1910 Worship Service based on worship in the early days.  In honor of and in memory of Mary Ellen Kinch. HP/CHP

Thursday, June 27
10:00 am    Kathy Snavely will lead an exploration of William Paul Young’s “Lies We Believe about God,” which exposes 28 commonly uttered things we say about God which are lies that keep us from having a full, loving relationship with Him.  We have previously discussed Young’s books “The Shack” and “Crossroads.”  HP/CHP

Thursday, July 11
10:00 am    “Pennsylvania Mennonites and Brethren and the Politics of World War I.” Mennonites and Brethren struggled to know how best to live their peace convictions on the home front as they faced military conscription, pressure to buy war bonds, and neighborhood scrutiny.  Elizabethtown College Anabaptist scholar, Steve Nolt, will explore stories of unlikely political connections forged by wartime conflict and cooperation.  HP/CHP

Thursday, July 18
10:00 am    Jay Deshpande, Esq. will speak about the origin of Hinduism and its major festivals and traditions.  Learn how Hindus pray and the gods to whom they pray. What is a typical service, funeral, or marriage like in a Hindu temple? What are some of the shortcomings of this faith tradition such as the caste system and suppression of women? And, what’s happening in modern day Hinduism such as how interfaith marriages are viewed? HP/CHP

Thursday, July 25
10:00 am    Shining Light, headquartered in Annville, has a unique program working with the incarcerated. Using the power of drama, music, dance and the written word, teams work for two weeks together, culminating in an unforgettably moving performance for their peers.  Jeff Bohn, Founder and Executive Director, will be sharing photos and stories of their transformative journey. HP/CHP