The Pennsylvania Council of Churches celebrated its centennial—one hundred years of common witness and service in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania—October 25, 2011 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania with

X       A theological forum on the future of conciliar ecumenism with the Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon, General Secretary of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A.

X       A service of prayer and thanksgiving, with reflections by various personalities of the Council’s past and present, a sermon by the Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon, and music by the Chamber Singers of Cedar Cliff High School

 The Continuing Ministry of the Pennsylvania Council of Churches 2011 is the latest volume of the Council's history by the Rev. Dr. David A. Schattschneider, dean and professor of the history of Christianity emeritus of Moravian Theological Seminary.

Centennial photographer, Beth Hager. View photos below:

Kinnamon in Forum discussion

Left: Centennial Chair Bishop Donald Main with ecumenical guests

Center: Past-president, Thomas Johnston with former Board member Florence Johnson and former staff person Paul Gehris

Leisure Ministry in Pennsylvania State Parks


Fruitbelt Farmworker Ministry in Adams and Cumberland Counties

I-80 Trucker/Traveler Ministry, Brookvillle, PA

Chester County Migrant Ministry, Kennett Square

[photos ©2011 Beth Hager]




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