Tag Archives: C. Guy Stambach

Mapping the Murals of York, Pa.: A new walking tour of city’s outdoor murals

Linked in/Neat stuff, below: Lincoln 150/Art at Hugh McCall Mansion The rather obscure ‘Made in York’ mural on West Market Street stands out for several reasons: It’s the smallest mural of the Murals of York, Pa. The mural on the wall … Continue reading

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Sunday School orchestra plays on in York County church, as decades-old tradition continues

This is the view from atop Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Dallastown, Pa., several years ago when workers shored up about 15 feet of the 80-foot steeple on this 100-year-old church.Original deteriorating brownstones gave way to stones made from precast concrete. Far below and inside the building a Sunday school orchestra plays every week.

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Thanksgiving in York County, Pa., 2011: Peace after the storm

This is the Shenberger’s Chapel chancel painting that survived the 2009 blaze at the Chanceford Township Church. The Rev. C. Guy Stambach was the painter, and many of his works appear in sanctuaries throughout York County and beyond. This artwork … Continue reading

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‘Painting pastor’s’ work survives devastating southeastern York County blaze

In 1949, the Rev. Dr. C. Guy Stambach works on a painting that now hangs in Dallastown’s Bethlehem United Methodist Church. A similar painting survived a devastating fire at Shenberger’s Chapel, another United Methodist congregation, in Chanceford Township in southeastern … Continue reading

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