AuthorBetsy Linn

Volunteer Steward
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Service to others is one of the best ways we can serve our God. By giving of our time, we can participate in helping with many of the tasks needed to create a ministry for our community. I feel blessed to be part of that community.

Christian Nationalism: What Everyone Needs to Know In conjunction with the Pennsylvania Council of Churches, St. Peter’s hosted Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness program, “Christian Nationalism: What Everyone Needs to Know” on August 14, 2022. According to a statement on the website for Christians Against Christian Nationalism, “Christian nationalism seeks to merge Christian and American identities,…

MUTUAL MINISTRY

Mutual Ministry Did you know that St. Peters has a Mutual Ministry Committee, where you can share your thoughts and opinions, (both positive and negative), with Pastor Ross, Sister Dottie or members of the Committee*?    Without your feedback, regarding all types of concerns, things may go unnoticed and therefore not addressed.  Here are some examples…

Update on orphans in busoka

As you have seen for years, we have a sister congregation in Africa where we support the Busoka orphans. Peter Murdock, a parishioner, has traveled to Tanzania many times to show our support for this ministry. It’s obvious to see the relationships he has cultivated. Peter is providing some real time updates from the children…

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Volunteering?

I have never written a blog post before, so bear with me.  I had an interesting experience a few weeks ago that I’d like to share. Some background: I grew up attending a Lutheran church outside of Philadelphia. It was my grandmother’s church where she brought her children. Growing up, it was a vibrant, active…

A New Year

A New Year! A New Beginning! A Fresh Start! These are all the ways we see our world on January 1. How many of us make New Year’s Resolutions? It’s not easy to keep resolutions, somehow, life always manages to get in the way. I plan to go out for a walk, and then the…