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The Role of Fasting & Prayer in the Life of the Disciple

A reflection for the People of New Creation Church (Anglican). Posted January 12, 2022 by Fr. Justin Clemente And they said to him, “The disciples of John fast often and offer prayers, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours eat and drink.” And Jesus said to them, “Can you make wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with […]

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To Be a Christian: Foundational Catechism (Part II, January 16-February 13)

Runs 9:00-9:50 AM in the Sunday School wing (take the staircase by the nursery) This is part two of our year-long class on the basics of Christian faith. It is based on “To Be a Christian: An Anglican Catechism” and the 39 Articles. It is an introduction into authentic Christian belief and practice and centers […]

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Bible Study: 1 John

A straight-up Bible Study with a contemplative feel led by Brian Funke and David Breisch on an epistle from the New Testament.  This class meets in the chapel. Older youth are most welcomed to attend with a parent. January 16-February 13. 9:00-9:50.

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Kingdom Story – Part V (January 16-February 13)

Runs 9:00-9:50 in the Children’s Room/Nursery. Ages 5-10-ish. Nursery care is available during this time for younger children. Kingdom Story is all about helping kids understand and apply the narrative of Holy Scripture. The curriculum also covers the three foundations of the faith: Apostles’ Creed, Ten Commandments & The Greatest Commandment, and The Lord’s Prayer. […]

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Renew Groups 2022: Another Gospel

This year, our groups are studying Another Gospel by Alisa Childers. About the Book In a Culture of Endless Questions, You Need Solid Answers. ​Alisa Childers never thought she would question her Christian faith. She’d been raised in a Christian home, where she had seen her mom and dad feed the hungry, clothe the homeless, and love […]

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Will You Walk With Me at God’s Speed?

It popped into my email inbox on September 29 at 2:02 pm. Fr. Darryl Fitzwater sent me a link to a video with the words: “Check out this link about walking the Parish. You’ll love this.”

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Synod Joy! | November 19-20, 2021

By Fr. Justin Clemente. Posted November 23, 2021. This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending Synod with Brooke, Nan (our Lay Delegate), and Mae (our first ever Youth Delegate). Our host, The Falls Church Anglican, was simply first class. We got to experience all the trimmings of their new campus. Their folks were […]

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Stations of the Nativity Service | Jan. 5 | 12:30 PM

Through Lent and Passiontide, there has been a long tradition in the Church of meditating on the events of the suffering and death of the Lord Jesus, called the Stations of the Cross. In the latter part of the twentieth century a complementary devotion emerged called the Stations of the Resurrection or the Stations of […]

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Christmas Eve Candlelight Service | Friday, December 24 | 5:45 PM

Come receive and celebrate the best gift of Christmas: Jesus Christ our Lord! Candlelight service w. Holy Communion, hymns, and carols. 5:45 pm in the main sanctuary of PCH – 20 South Prospect Street Hagerstown, MD 21740

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Advent Lessons & Carols Service | December 19 | 10:15 AM

Sunday, December 19th at 10:15 am, we will hold our annual Advent Festival of Lessons & Carols. This is the high mark of our Advent season together – don’t miss out on this great service which sets forth the blessed hope of Christ’s first and second coming!