Monthly Archives: June 2010

Angel Food Ministries cuts staff, salaries

The AJC is reporting that the Georgia-based nonprofit Angel Food Ministries has laid off 49 of about 260 workers and has cut managerial salaries up to 20 percent in recent weeks. That includes trimming the salary of CEO Joe Wingo, … Continue reading

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Lutheran bishop refers charges to advisory panel

The regional bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America has asked an advisory committee to consider misconduct charges against a Mechanicsburg pastor, a spokesman said late Tuesday. The Consultation Committee — comprised of three clergy and two lay people … Continue reading

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Second county ELCA church votes to leave

On Sunday, a Dallastown congregation for a second time voted overwhelmingly to end its affiliation with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Sunday’s was the second vote Christ Lutheran Church needed to quit the ELCA. The vote comes 10 months … Continue reading

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The Week in Pa. religion news: June 27, 2010

Central Pennsylvania will soon have a new Catholic bishop with Tuesday’s appointment of the Most Rev. Joseph P. McFadden, an auxiliary bishop from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, to head the Diocese of Harrisburg. Pope Benedict XVI also named canon lawyer … Continue reading

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Kowalczyk the solo artist and ‘rekindled’ Christian

York County native Ed Kowalczyk spoke about his faith in recent interview with CNN’s Belief blog: “I went through a whole seeker’s life,” he said. Kowalczyk, the former frontman for Live, was born a Catholic but explored other traditions, including … Continue reading

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Mormon imagery woven into ‘Twilight’ saga

Did “Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer mean to incorporate Mormon imagery and symbolism into her teen vampire novels? It’s there, but she says it wasn’t intentional. “I think people make up all these Mormon references just so they can publish `Twilight’ … Continue reading

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New site for New Hope Ministries agency

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McFadden’s introduction to Harrisburg

Video from today’s press conference with the Most Rev. Joseph P. Madden, the next bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg.

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LCBC plans campus in old Saturn dealership

The Manheim-based megachurch LCBC is hoping to buy and expand the site of the shuttered Sutliff Saturn dealership at the intersection of North Hills Road and Route 30 in Springettsbury Township. “A sales agreement has been signed, and we are … Continue reading

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Pope names McFadden to Harrisburg diocese

The Vatican announced early this morning that the Most Rev. Joseph Patrick McFadden, an auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, will be the next leader of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg. This summer, McFadden will succeed Bishop Kevin … Continue reading

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