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Music at Reformation Hello everyone, I am actively recruiting three new Choral Scholar positions – soprano, alto and tenor. If you know of any students in university or college music programs who would like to sing with the chancel choir …

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We Reached Our Goal: 50 for 500! The Finance Ministry is very pleased and excited to announce that members of our congregation have risen to the challenge and we have reached our goal of increasing the membership of The 1517 …

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Library News Book Club meets July 17 Looking for an insightful, stimulating, and sociable discussion of an interesting book? Then give the Reformation Book Club a try. Our next discussion on Tuesday, July 17, at 7pm features A Promise of Ruin by …

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Anyone Can Treat an Opioid Overdose We are experiencing an opioid abuse epidemic now. Overdoses occur for many reasons: 1) illicit opioid drug abuse, 2) accidental prescription overdose, 3) mixing opioids with anxiety meds like Xanax or Valium, or drinking …

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“May the eyes of your hearts be enlightened.” – Ephesians 1:18 W. David O. Taylor wrote in Christianity Today, What if we saw the arts in worship as part of discipleship?  What if we saw the arts as essential, rather …

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The 411 on the Opioid Crisis Every day the media makes us aware of the growing opioid abuse epidemic in the US, but do you really know how this is happening? Each day 80-100 people die from opioid overdoses. Let’s …

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“For by grace you have been saved through faith, and this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.” – Ephesians 2:8 Every three years, the youth and youth leaders from ELCA congregations come together for a …

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Books for those who have been Mothered…and for Mothers, too Lots of things happen in May, from graduations to the first visit to the Shore. And there’s Mother’s Day of course. Whether or not you are a mother, one of …

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Are you alcohol aware? The National Institute on Health has designated April as Alcohol Awareness Month. Drinking alcohol can be a health risk for anyone. Let’s review what alcohol is and how it affects our body. Alcohol is both a …

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Concerning the Election of a Synod Bishop Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, When our Southeastern Pa. Synod meets in assembly May 4-5 we will elect a new synod bishop. Bishop Claire Burkat was first elected to a six-year term …

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