Lycoming College Casa Program

The announcements are being provided as a service of United Churches of Lycoming County and are not sponsored by the organization.

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The announcements are being provided as a service of United Churches of Lycoming County and are not sponsored by the organization.

Faith Build

Greetings Faith-Based Leaders,

 

Pennsylvania Treasury is looking for opportunities to collaborate with faith-based organizations in rural counties of Pennsylvania. In addition to serving as custodian of more than $150 billion of commonwealth funds, we administer some programs that aim to improve community prosperity.

 

One of these programs is Keystone Scholars – a free, no strings $100 scholarship for all Pennsylvania children born 1/1/2019 and after. So few parents in rural PA take advantage of this and the impact to economic development cannot be understated.

 

Reach out if you’d like me to schedule a time for me to stop by and meet with you, your staff, and/or your congregation.

 

 

Steve Shope
Program Relationship Manager

 

613 North Drive

Harrisburg, PA 17120

Cell:717-585-4993

[email protected]

Walking with God – week of May 12, 2024

Walking with God for May 12, 2024
The following institutional services are arranged, and reported by, United Churches of Lycoming County:
Sunday:
Lycoming County Prison, 1:30 and 3:15 p.m., Pastor Velinda Webb, New Life Wake Up Ministries, Inc.
Williamsport South, 2 p.m., Mr. Tony Mileto, St. John’s-Newberry United Methodist Church, Williamsport.
Valley View Nursing Home, 2 p.m., Ms. Deb Smith, St. Luke Lutheran Church, Williamsport.
We Care of Loyalsock, 2 p.m., Ms. Marion Handley, Faith United Methodist Church, Montoursville.
Williamsport North, 2:15 p.m., Cancelled.
Rose View Center, 2:15 p.m., Mr. Jerry Webb, AME Zion Church, Williamsport.
Williamsport Home, 3 p.m., None scheduled.
Pre-Release Center Women, 3:30 p.m., None scheduled.
Pre-Release Center Men, 3:30 p.m., None scheduled.
Services during the week include:
Heritage Springs, 3 p.m. Tuesday, None scheduled.
Leighton Place, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Rev. Brad Walmer, New Covenant United Church of Christ, Williamsport.
Hillside Senior Living, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Mrs. Carol Hetler, Eagle Mountain Word of Faith, Williamsport.
Presbyterian Home, 11 a.m. Thursday, None scheduled.
On the radio:
Radio Services are provided by the following congregations:
8:30 a.m. (Saturday) Jersey Shore Assembly of God, WJSA 96.3 FM.
9:30 a.m. (Sunday) Community Baptist Church, Montoursville, WJSA 96.3 FM.
9 a.m. (Sunday) Pine Street United Methodist Church, Williamsport, WWPA 1340 AM/101.7 FM., WILQ HD3.

Walking with God – Week of May 5, 2024

The following institutional services are arranged for, and reported by, United Churches of Lycoming County:
Sunday:
Lycoming County Prison, 1:45 and 3:15 p.m., Mr. Rick Douglas and Mr. Leon Sauder, River Valley Church, Williamsport.
Williamsport South, 2 p.m., Elder Sue Shuman, Elder Janet Lawrence, and Minister Deirah Johnson,                   New Life Wake Up Ministries, Inc., Williamsport.
Valley View Nursing Home, 2 p.m., Rev. Bob Wallace, Faxon-Kenmar United Methodist Church, Williamsport.
We Care of Loyalsock, 2 p.m., None scheduled.
Williamsport North, 2:15 p.m., Mrs. Tracey Mulcahy, St. Paul-Calvary United Methodist Church, Williamsport.
Rose View Center, 2:15 p.m., None scheduled.
Leighton Place, 3 p.m., None scheduled.
Pre-Release Center, Men, 3:30 p.m., None scheduled.
Pre-Release Center, Women, 3:30 p.m., None scheduled.
Services during the week include:
Heritage Springs, 10 a.m., Tuesday, None scheduled.
Leighton Place, 2 p.m., Tuesday, None scheduled.
Hillside Senior Living, 2 p.m., Wednesday, None scheduled.
Presbyterian Home, 11 a.m., Thursday, None scheduled.
On the radio:
Radio Services are provided by the following congregations:
8:30 a.m. (Saturday) Jersey Shore Assembly of God, WJSA 96.3 FM.
9:30 a.m. (Sunday) Community Baptist Church, Montoursville, WJSA 96.3 FM.
9:00 a.m. (Sunday) Pine Street United Methodist Church, Williamsport, WWPA 1340 AM/101.7 FM., WILQ HD3.

Life Story

Life Story
   “They were all with one accord in one place” (Acts 2:1b NKJV).
   I attended elementary school in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. This September marks 65 years since I entered kindergarten. Almost everyone in my grade (Class of ’66) is turning 70 this year. My former classmates span the globe; the furthest away resides in New Zealand. Some still live in the Cleveland area and are lifelong friends.
   One of our classmates began the process of reconnection several years ago. Through Facebook, he invited us to send class pictures and contact information. Inspired by his example (and remembering a 6th grade reunion many years ago in the home of one of our classmates), I decided to host a gathering this coming summer. It has been an adventure reaching out to persons I literally haven’t seen in 50 years. I have left a couple voicemails for people whom I haven’t spoken with since the Sixties! And I have loved every moment of the process.
   I’ve laughed with long ago friends and forged new connections with people who might not even remember me. I have heard parts of a life story from a woman who has traveled the world, cooking in various countries and being a cruise ship chef. I’ve reminisced with an old friend about watching Captain Kangaroo. (Does anyone remember the Banana Man from that program? My friend does!) I have remembered sleepovers and inspiring teachers and childish pranks.
   Many of these classmates will not make it to the reunion: too many miles to travel, health concerns, or other commitments. Sadly, we have lost several of our group. And yet, persons in Colorado, Texas, Washington, and Illinois have committed to coming. Everyone has responded favorably to the idea.
   We also have an updated Facebook page and continue to share our stories. We hope to Zoom with those who can’t attend in person.
   The years have passed swiftly. When we sat in class many decades ago, we could not have imagined the mates we would choose, the careers we would pursue, the life lessons we would learn. I am grateful for the opportunity to “stop time” for an evening, to remember who we were and to celebrate where we have come. Perhaps we will also share sadness, grief, and disappointment but certainly joy, accomplishment, perseverance, and faith. And, of course, we will celebrate our 70th birthdays!
   I invite you to stop with me and consider whom you’d like to connect with, whose life’s story you’d like to hear, what memories you’d like to evoke and share. Life is precious, and shared experience is meaningful. God has given us the gift of life and fellow travelers along the way. Even if there is a half century gap between conversations, we can resume where we left off and maybe make new friends. Perhaps a 6th grade reunion isn’t the option you’ll choose, but I encourage you to remember, reconnect, and rejoice!
-Barbara Hart Yorks, First Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg