Posts by DebbieCarter (Page 2)

Whom do you trust for the truth?

A reflection from Faith D’Urbano+ A summer evening – a Lancaster First Friday. I wander into a quiet gallery and encounter fraktur artist Lynn Sommer. Fraktur is an elaborate Pennsylvania German folk art, its composition characteristically weaving calligraphy and images. I am drawn to two walls of eye-level beauty. Each piece, Lynn Sommer says, has…

Our Next Rector

We are delighted to share with you that the Vestry of St. John’s, following the recommendation of the Search Committee, has called The Rev. Amanda Knouse to be the next Rector of St. John’s. Pastor Knouse will begin her ministry among us on July 1. Pastor Knouse is a native of Central Pennsylvania. She has…

Is the Church silent on climate deterioration?

Is the Church silent on climate deterioration? Hardly! The Church’s position is action! The Church holds devastation of climate as a justice issue. It urges climate action – a moral responsibility, integral to faith- and science-informed stewardship of Creation. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, in an Anglican Theological Review article “The Episcopal Church and Climate Change” reported: “……