May 26, 2020

Message on Financial Situation during Covid-19

Allegheny Synod, ELCA

For the last several weeks the finance committee of the Allegheny Synod has been monitoring mission support received and the budget passed by the Allegheny Synod Assembly for the fiscal year 2020-2021....

May 16, 2020

Salisbury Lutheran Parish

Liturgy of the Word (via Google Meet)

Sunday @ 10:30am

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Faith Lutheran Church, Somerset is...

May 11, 2020

On May 8th the first round of reopening Pennsylvania will begin. In the Allegheny Synod, this move from the “Red Phase” to the “Yellow Phase” will take place in Clearfield and Centre counties. On May 15th Bedford, Blair and Cambria counties will move to "Yellow Phase."


May 8, 2020

The ELCA Office of the Secretary has provided this document on how to count and track attendance for online worship during the time of Covid-19.

The ELCA Churchwide Organization has realized that through this pandemic, many churches are welcoming people through virtual...

April 28, 2020

May the peace of the risen Christ be with you all!

As we begin to hear about plans to re-open businesses in Pennsylvania, we’ve compiled some things to think about as you begin working toward holding in-person worship.

We strongly encourage you to contact your insurance...

April 27, 2020

Communion in the time of Covid-19

Bishop Michael L. Rhyne, Allegheny Synod, ELCA

This message addresses the issue of ‘virtual communion’. Along with this message there are links to resources on this topic. These are a message from Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton; an art...

April 20, 2020

Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. (James 1:17)

We have been actively dealing with the spread of COVID-19 for over a month. Congregations a...

April 17, 2020

Alleluia, Christ is risen! He is risen indeed, Alleluia!

Grace to you and peace from the risen Christ!

Saint Teresa of Avila said, “Christ has no body now but yours. No hands, no feet on earth but yours. Yours are the eyes through which he looks compassion on this world....

April 16, 2020

Dear Allegheny Synod congregations and Rostered Ministers,

I am thrilled to announce that our synod has its first new start (church plant) since 1968!

ELCA Churchwide has approved Gloria de Dios, Pine Grove Mills (outside of State College) as a Synodically Authorized Wor...

April 16, 2020

Pennsylvania Launches COVID-19 Job Hiring Portal

Unemployment Rights and Resources—COVID-19

Fighting COVID-19 Stigma and Other Mental Health Resources added to Mental Health Resources for Coping with COVID-19

Human Services Secretary Encourages All Pennsylvanians to Help ...

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