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Only one word... Wow.

By Pastor Kathryn
November 30, 2022



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Stop, Look and Listen: An Advent Poem

By Amy Zullo
November 28, 2022

Life is hectic With important and enjoyable things But sometimes it’s necessary to take a break From all that busyness and stop, look, and listen. To stop, to cease, to pause, take a break. To rest and spend some time Being instead of doing. Enjoying t...

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

By Pastor Kathryn
November 23, 2022



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Give Thanks

By Amy Zullo
November 23, 2022

The Bible has much to say about giving thanks.  Psalm 107 is a good example.  The first verse tells us to “give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Verses 2 and 3 encourage us to tell our story of being redeemed by God...

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What's good??? See you Sunday!

By Pastor Kathryn
November 18, 2022



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Thanksgiving Drive-thru Dinner

By Amy Zullo
November 17, 2022

Since 2004, MPC has provided a free Thanksgiving dinner to the community.  On Thanksgiving Day, the doors were opened to anyone to come enjoy a traditional dinner including turkey with gravy, stuffing mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, cranberry sauce, and rolls with bu...

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Can you help us make Turkey Day extra special?

By Pastor Kathryn
November 11, 2022



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It's a great combination... Email us for more info!

By Pastor Kathryn
November 10, 2022

For More Information email: Csnyder@mechpresby.org       

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Election results

By Amy Zullo
November 10, 2022

Tuesday, November 8, was the end of a very hotly contested election cycle here in Pennsylvania.  I hope you took the opportunity to exercise your right to vote in person or by mail-in ballot.  I took advantage of the mail-in option. This gives me a better opportunit...

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Let's talk "traditions"...

By Pastor Kathryn
November 04, 2022



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Get your orders in this Sunday!

By Pastor Kathryn
November 03, 2022



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What's Good MPC

By Amy Zullo
October 31, 2022

What’s Good MPC There’s always something good going on at MPC.  Here are a few things, something for every day of the week.  Monday – Deacons meeting, Session committee meetings, Session meetings.  A lot of the work of the church is set in m...

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My favorite podcasts

By Amy Zullo
October 25, 2022

Two years ago, I began experiencing worsening of my vision and could no longer spend as much time looking at a computer screen or reading as I used to.  (It’s a complicated story, perhaps for another time and my vision is a little better now.)  Looking for an a...

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Get your orders ready!!!

By Pastor Kathryn
October 22, 2022



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The Life of the Beloved

By Amy Zullo
October 20, 2022

Beloved Children of God, let us worship the Lord.  As I hear these words each Sunday at the beginning of worship, I am reminded of God’s unconditional love.  I read a lot, but one of my favorite books is Life of the Beloved: Spiritual Living in a Secular World...

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What is a liminal space

October 17, 2022
 One of the highlights of my week is Pastor Kathryn’s Bible Study meeting at noon on Thursdays.  It is a great time of catching up on each other’s lives as well as reviewing the sermon from the previous Sunday and looking at the texts for the upcoming Su...

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Ladies! One week from tonight...join us!

By Pastor Kathryn
October 13, 2022

For more info, please email Mary: mspeedy@comcast.net

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Tuesday Night at MPC

By Amy Zullo
October 11, 2022

There was a lot of excitement as we gathered together last Tuesday for the return of Tuesday Nights @ MPC.  We had a delicious meal (thanks Cathay).  Following the meal, the kindergarten through fifth graders went to the choir room to create a Joyful Noise.  The ad...

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We have Sunday classes for all age groups, including our Thoughtful Christian Class. Come check it out this Sunday morning!

By Pastor Kathryn
October 07, 2022

We have Sunday classes for all age groups, including our Thoughtful Christian Class. Come check it out this Sunday morning!

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Savannah is as beautiful as everyone says...

By Pastor Kathryn
September 30, 2022

 Looking forward to seeing everyone this Sunday for Worship at 8:15am or 11am! 

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Ladies, we'd love for you to join us!

September 29, 2022
For More Info. Please email Mary:  mspeedy@comcast.net

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MPC Most Googled...

September 24, 2022
Join Rev. Rebecca Langer this Sunday as we kick off our MPC Most Googled series with "What is sin?"... See you Sunday morning at 8:15am or 11am! - Pastor Kathryn

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So let it begin...!!!

By Pastor Kathryn
September 21, 2022

So let it begin...!!! - Pastor Kathryn #WeAreMPC #morepeoplecaring

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Let's talk Doubting Thomas...

By Pastor Kathryn
September 17, 2022

Let's talk Doubting Thomas... Would love to see you Sunday @ 8:15am or 11am! - Pastor Kathryn #WeAreMPC #morepeoplecaring

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Sunday School at MPC!

By kj
September 17, 2022

FOR ELEMENTARY The Whirl Kids are back again to take our Pre-K through fifth graders on some wonderful and fun adventures through the lectionary year. Tot’s Tales (PreK & Kindergarten—2-5 years old) Center Room (first room on the left in the Nursery Wing) ...

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We have an exciting new sermon series coming soon...

September 16, 2022
We have an exciting new sermon series coming soon... We'll be discussing some of the more commonly asked questions about Faith. Please join us Sundays at 8:15am or 11am. Everyone is welcome! - Pastor Kathryn #WeAreMPC #morepeoplecaring

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We have a Sunday school class for every age!

By Pastor Kathryn
September 15, 2022

We have a Sunday school class for every age! For more info, connect w/ us here: MechPresby.org Also, don't forget our new Sunday worship times, 8:15a AND 11a. ???? See you this weekend! - Pastor Kathryn 

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From the Christian Education Director

By Cathay Snyder
November 13, 2021

In my September Cornerstone article, I noted that through the work of the Christian Education & Social Justice Committee (CESJ) and by approval of Session, MPC has been recognized as a Matthew 25 Church as well as a More Light Congregation (MLP—MLP is a network of over ...

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Yard Sale Help Needed!

By Jessica Antenucci
August 26, 2021

Hello MPC Members, I hope you are all doing well. I miss seeing all of you on a regular basis. I am writing to you on behalf of the Presbyterian Women and the rummage sale committee. Once again due to the Covid pandemic, we are not going to be able to hold our indoor Octobe...

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Worship Leaders Welcome!

By kj
July 25, 2021

Looking for a way to plug back into the life of MPC? We would love to have you be an usher: https://www.timetosignup.com/mpchurch/sheet/1314154 or a reader: email Mike Daft or a livestreamer: https://www.timetosignup.com/mpchurch/sheet/1315361 You do NOT have to h...

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CONGREGATIONAL MEETING SUNDAY JULY 11!

By kj
July 05, 2021

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING FOR SUNDAY, JULY 11 AT 9:30AM ON ZOOM For the purpose of voting on the sale of 35 Oakwood Ave, Mechanicsburg, PA for no less than $210,000* with the proceeds to go into the Shirley Lauver Fund. This sale is pending the approval of the Presbytery of Ca...

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COVID-19 Protocol Updates - 6/28/2021

By kj
June 28, 2021

COVID RESPONSE Indoor, in-person worship will no longer require masks to be worn by those who are fully vaccinated.  If you are not fully vaccinated, please wear a mask during worship. You do not need to sign up to attend worship. Please do your best to continu...

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A Few Things That Happened Last Week (6/27 edition)

By kj
June 26, 2021

This Sunday is the last sermon based on the Faces of Our Faith series. We dedicated 16 Sundays to these Biblical heroes, from Adam & Eve to Philemon. We started the series when we were together in the Sanctuary and carried it through Lent of 202...

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A Few Things That Happened Last Week (5/30 edition)

By kj
May 29, 2021

We held indoor, in-person worship9 for the first time since March 2020! The Cornerstone as put together and mailed out on May 27th. You can see the pdf version here: http://www.mechpresby.org/documents.aspx Session met and approved the motion from the Christi...

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Watching Worship at Home

May 25, 2021
TO WATCH WORSHIP ONLINE   Until we get the livestreaming equipment in, the ONLY way to watch worship from home, is to go to the "Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church" page on Facebook. This is the link: https://www.facebook.com/mechpresby.org You do NOT need an account...

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A Few Things that Happened Last Week (5/16 edition)

By kj
May 14, 2021

Sign-ups opened for indoor and in-person worship beginning at 8:15am on May 23. Sign up here: https://www.timetosignup.com/mpchurch/form/12682 or call the church office. You can sign up for worship beginning the Monday prior to the worship service: https://www.tim...

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Indoor Worship Begins May 23rd!

May 14, 2021
Indoor, in-person worship, including small funerals, will resume May 23, 2021. Indoor, in-person meetings will resume May 24, 2021.   Worship Schedule May 23—8:15 indoor (streamed online) 1:00pm outdoor in parking lot (streamed online) - Confirmation Class joins T...

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Rev. Mark A. Allio News

March 27, 2021
From Reverend Mark Allio: To the Members and Friends of Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church, The time has come to announce that my ministry with MPC is coming to an end. I have accepted a new call as Pastor at Jefferson Center Presbyterian Church in Saxonburg, PA, part of the B...

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Indoor Worship Update

March 27, 2021
As you know, we have been trying to use this time of being out of the church buildings as a time to get the big projects from our Capital Campaign list done. While we have been largely successful, there are a few items left that impact the use of the Sanctuary, Upper Fellows...

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Holy Week & Easter Worship

March 27, 2021
MAUNDY THURSDAY - 6:30pm, Zoom (or watch on Facebook) Come as you are and join us for Dinner Church at 6:30pm on Zoom: Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7176970351 Set your laptop on your dining room table, or bring a plate over to the desktop. We're going to have an...

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Worship At Home

By Kathryn Johnston
February 20, 2021

It's been almost a year, but this is a new blog so... Welcome to Worship at Home! We encourage you to find a space where you can focus on worship - put your phone away (or turn the sound off), grab a warm beverage, maybe light a candle, and take a deeeeeeep breath.* Worship pre...

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