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From the Rector: Dec 2016

From the Rector’s Desk December 23, 2016 Following his feeding of the 5,000 with five loaves and two small fish, Jesus wanted the disciples to know that the easy part of their work was over, that they now had to … Continue reading

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November 2016 Newsletter

The November 2016 issue of the Chapel Bell is ready. In this issue you will find information about HolidayFest, Thanksgiving, Cookie Swaps, Tree Lighting and more. Click here to read the entire issue online. And, don’t forget to visit the … Continue reading

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October 2016 Chapel Bell

      October is a wonderful time at St. James’ Church. HolidayFest is fast approaching (visit the What’s Happening page for details), celebrations for ministries completed abound, and Stewardship. The newsletter is available here. See what’s happening in our … Continue reading

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Sept. 2016 Chapel Bell

Fall is just around the corner and so is the new program year at St. James’ Church. Pit beef, crab feast, preschool fundraiser all signal cooler weather, leading to our amazing HolidayFest in November. Plan now to get involved. Check … Continue reading

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June 2016 Newsletter

So much happening in June at St. James’ Church, Parkton! Check out the June newsletter for Fr. Bill’s inspirational message on how we are a community and can better the community around us. And, speaking of community, we are ready … Continue reading

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Installation Sermon

Canon Kate Harrigan, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Harrisburg, preached at the installation and Celebration of New Ministry of the Rev. Bill Alford as rector of St. James’ Church, Parkton. Her sermon addressed the need for churches to engage their communities, … Continue reading

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May 2016 Newsletter

View the May 2016 Chapel Bell here. May is a busy time at St. James’ Church in Parkton. We will honor the Rev. William Alford on May 10 at his Celebration of New Ministry service at 7 pm. Bishop Knudsen … Continue reading

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April 2016 Newsletter

April is full of activity at St. James’ Church in Parkton. Tax dinner and auction (4/16). Parish meeting and vestry elections (4/17). Preschool yard sale (4/23). Pit Beef, ham and turkey (4/23). And we are getting ready for A Taste … Continue reading

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March 2016 Newsletter

In the March 2016 issue of St. James’ Church’s newsletter you will find a letter from our newly-called rector, the Rev. William Alford. Also, Holy Week and Easter service information, as well as news about upcoming Mortgage Meal and Preschool Yard … Continue reading

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Welcome Fr. Bill

Welcome the Rev. Bill Alford, St. James’ new rector. Read the senior warden’s letter to the parish here. Fr. Bill sends a message to his new parish family in a letter that can be found here.

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