Author Archives: Alexis Guszick

Celebration of Retirement for the Rev. John Morris

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Celebration of Retirement for the Rev. John Morris The Rev. John Morris will be leaving St. John’s, Lancaster, on February 28th, after having served as Rector for over a decade. An evening prayer service will held on Saturday, February 24 at 5 pm with Bishop Scanlan preaching. Clergy are invited to vest. St. John’s, Lancaster, […]


Sycamore House accepting applications for 2018-2019

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Did you know that St. Stephen’s Episcopal Cathedral in downtown Harrisburg, offers a program of intentional living in the community for young people while they serve with local non-profits in the greater Harrisburg area?  Do you know a recent college graduate who would love to join in this worthy mission? Applications to The Sycamore House […]


Clergy Opportunities

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Clergy Opportunities There are a number of churches in the northern part of our diocese that are in need clergy coverage for services. If you are interested, please contact the Rev. Canon Dan Morrow, dmorrow@diocesecpa.org.


Spring Convocation Meeting Dates

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Spring 2018 Convocation Meeting Dates Wednesday, May 9, Northern Tier Thursday, May 10, West Branch Wednesday, May 30, Southern Thursday, May 31, Lancaster Tuesday, June 5, Harrisburg Wednesday, June 6, Susquehanna Wednesday, June 13, Altoona


Leadership Days in the Diocese

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The Academy for Missional Formation has developed a new system to build diocesan convocation leadership groups.  (which have replaced the model of “Thrive” days) are peer-based and centered on learners’ interests, enabling them to gather information, tools, and models that foster creativity and support growth of congregations and convocations. Our goal is to encourage leaders […]


Mission Resource Team Update

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The Southern Convocation of our diocese has been chosen as the first test site of Bishop Scanlan’s, Mission Resource Teams (MRT) initiative. The MRT project will bring together people with unique gifts and skills in our diocese with new opportunities to build relationships and to serve others in our church. We know that transformations in […]


Lay Pastor, Kyle Murphy the and Rev. Veronica Donohue Chappell are community focused

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Lay Pastor, Kyle Murphy and the Rev. Veronica Donohue Chappell of  Christ Episcopal Church, Williamsport focus on community. To read the article, click here.


Youth Ministry in Central PA, 2018

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Youth Ministry in Central PA for 2018: Building Community, Deepening Faith and putting it into Action for all youth in Central PA. Two diocesan retreat opportunities for youth. March 16-18, Middle Schoolers New Beginnings a Christian Experience presented by teenagers and adult mentors for youth (grades 6-9). Essential to this ministry is youth leadership that […]


Stevenson School for Ministry 2018 Information

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Preparing for leadership Days 2018 We are so thankful to those who completed the brief leadership Day survey to help us learn more about the design and content for our training days that focus on your needs.   Please Mark Your Calendars: Saturday, March 17, 2018           Southern Convocation Location TBD Saturday, […]


Bishop Scanlan’s Christmas Message

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For Bishop Scanlan’s Christmas Message, click here.