Sermons

July 2020

Service of Word & Sermon “Courage and Boldness”

July 05, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lay Assistant: Jim Stough

Lector: Irma Stough

Special Music offered by Craig Deimler, organist

June 2020

Service of Word & Sermon “Separation”

June 28, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lector: Brian Parr

Vocalists: David & Kent Myers, Kristie, Faith & Grace Swanger

Service of Word & Sermon “The Lord Will Provide”

June 21, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Worship Leaders: Mackenzie Curry, Madison Curry, and Kaitlyn Rager

Zion Puppeteers: Kelly Bastian, Mackenzie Curry, Madison Curry, Lily Ditty, Sophia Ditty, Cody Rager, & Kaitlyn Rager

Service of Word & Sermon “Obstacles along the Way”

June 14, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

The Rev. Martha Boyd, Pastor, St. John’s Hoernerstown

The Rev. Ursula Schreffler, Pastor, Zion, Union Deposit

Vocalist: Bill Deimler

Organist: Craig Deimler

Service of Word & Interview “Reflections on 55 Years of Ministry”

June 7, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor and The Rev. Jim Stough

Lector: Dave Myers

Vocalists: Cindy Shingler & David Ranck

Holy Trinity

June 7, 2020
The Rev. Elizabeth Eaton, Presiding Bishop of the ELCA

May 2020

Service of Word with Sermon “The Power of the Holy Spirit”

May 31, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lector: Cindy Shingler Lay Assistant: David Ranck

Soloist: Kaitlyn Rager

Service of Word with Sermon “Praying the Labyrinth”

May 24, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lector/Lay Assistant: Patti Krow

Soloist: Pat Gay

Service of Word with Sermon “The Gift of the Spirit”

May 17, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

The Rev. Martha Boyd, Pastor, St. John’s Hoernerstown

The Rev. Ursula Schreffler, Pastor, Zion Union Deposit

Soloist: Rose Knepp

Service of Word with Sermon “At Home in Jesus”

May 10, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lay Assistant: Cyndi Young, Lector: Barb Fry

Soloist: Diane Schubert

Service of Word with Sermon “Jesus, ‘The Gate'”

May 3, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lay Assistant: Barbara Fry

Soloist: Bill Deimler

April 2020

Service of Word with Sermon “The Road to Emmaus.'”

April 26, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lay Assistant & Lector: Kelly Bastian

Soloist: Diane Schubert

Service of Word with Sermon “Demanding to See Jesus.”

April 19, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lector: Shannon Bastian

Lay Assistant: Kelly Bastian

Chancel Choir anthem from Easter Sunday 2019

Service of Word with Sermon “The Presence of God Cannot be Contained”

April 12, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lay Assistant: Diane Schubert

Nothing can silence the church bells!

April 12, 2020 Ringing of bells by Hummelstown churches at noon on Easter Sunday. Bell Ringer: Jim Davis Recording: Tim Bastian

Good Friday Service of Readings, the Bidding Prayer and Solemn Reproaches

April 10, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lay Assistant: Philip Van Orden

Recording: Dean Van Orden

Maundy Thursday Service of Word and Stripping of the Altar

April 9, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lay Assistants: Peggy Wilson and Roxann Ebersole

Recording: Dean Van Orden

Holden Prayer Around the Cross – Healing for the Nations

April 8, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Lay Assistants: Philip & Elizabeth Van Orden Recording: Dean Van Orden

Service of Word with Sermon “The Via Dolorosa”

April 5, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Midweek Lent “Waters of Conversion”

April 1, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

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March 2020

Service of Word with Sermon “Passing Through the Cemetery”

March 29, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

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Midweek Lent “Weeping Waters”

March 25, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

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Service of Word with sermon, “It’s All a Matter of Perspective.”

March 22, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Midweek Lent “Dry Waters”

March 18, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Service of Holy Communion

March 8, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Service of Holy Communion

March 1, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

February 2020

Ash Wednesday

February 26, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Service of Holy Communion

February 23, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Service of Holy Communion

February 16, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Service of Holy Communion

February 9, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

Service of Holy Communion

February 2, 2020
The Rev. Lois K. Van Orden, Interim Pastor

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