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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – June 19-21, 2015
5. Celebrate World Juggling Day tomorrow (Sat. June 20th) The Lancaster Throwback Juggling Club will gather in Lancaster’s Long’s Park near the Amphitheater from 1pm to 4pm. Stop by for free juggling lessons, or just to watch the jugglers practice and perform. More Info: www.lancasterjugglers.com
4. Family Day: A Midsummer Daydream at the PA Agricultural & Industrial Museum, Princess Street in York – tomorrow (Saturday, June 20) 10am – 2pm. Celebrate creativity and imagination at the Agricultural and Industrial Museum. Art stations, storytelling, musicians, demonstrations, and hands-on activities will allow families to explore at their own pace in a festival atmosphere. More Info: www.yorkheritage.org
3. Heritage Days at Intercourse Community Park tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (June 19-21) Shoofly Pie Baking Contest, Pedal Tractor Pull, Tractor Rides, Bounce Houses, Petting Zoo, Volleyball Tournament, Ryan & Friends, DKers Juggling, Music and More. More Info: http://www.intercourseheritagedays.com/
2. Thunder on the River Car Show tomorrow (Sat. June 20) from 10am-3pm.
Located on Locust Street in downtown Columbia, from 10am-3pm. Vintage cars, music and more. Admission for spectators is free. More Info: www.parivertowns.com
1. WJTL’s Family Movie Night tonight (Fri. June 19) beginning 7pm at The Junction Center Tent in Manheim. Free tickets available at the door. Kettle Corn and Turkey Hill products available for purchase. Come early to ride the WJTL Pedal Cars! More Info: The Junction Center tab at WJTL.com
JOHN SHIRK – In the Year of Connection, today’s Encounter with Jesus examines His power to forgive.
First John 1:8 and 9 says, “If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.”
Confession is simply agreeing with God that we are sinners in need of His grace. There are no secrets that we can keep from God. He knows everything about us already, so nothing we tell Him about ourselves will surprise Him. Jesus is ready to offer us mercy when we approach Him with humility and honesty. Confession is how we bring the darkness into the light, and remove the barriers that keep us from experiencing the joy of God’s spiritual blessings.
First John 2:1 says, “If anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense-Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.”
A daily connection with Christ gives us a place to turn for complete forgiveness and purification.
JOHN SHIRK – In the Year of Connection, today’s Encounter with Jesus examines His role as our high priest.
One of the functions of the high priest in the Old Testament was to enter the Most Holy Place once a year to make atonement for himself and the people. The high priest would offer animal blood as sacrifices year after year, which did not have the power to take away sin. Then came Jesus who offered Himself for our sins once for all. His blood was payment enough to take our sin away. His grace is sufficient for our need.
Hebrews 4:14 says, “Therefore, since we have a great high priest who has gone through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold firmly to the faith we profess. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are-yet was without sin. Let us then approach the throne of grace with confidence so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.”
In our times of weakness and temptations, Jesus will be our source of strength if we turn to Him. He is able to turn our weaknesses into strengths, so that when people see the change in our lives, they see the power of Christ making the difference.
A daily connection with Christ gives us constant access to the throne of grace.
Here’s your June 14th, 2015 Some Sort of Rock Show playlist:
What Matters – Embers In Ashes
You Are The Light – Nine Lashes
Crazy Love – Hawk Nelson
Love Changed Everything – Bread of Stone
Hope Is Alive – Abandon
Forward Motion – Thousand Foot Krutch
Aftermath – Fever Fever
Something Beautiful – Needtobreathe
We Are the Brave – VERIDIA
Adam’s Son – Rhett Walker Band
Light Makes A Way – Remedy Drive
Out Of My Head – Sumerlin
Sweep the Leg – Family Force 5
Supersonic – Family Force 5
Erased – Relentless Flood
Good Times – Manic Drive
Mercy – Ravenhill
Take a Bow – Flagship Armada
Darkest Part – RED
Angels & Demons – Disciple
Your Love Is Enough – Jon Foreman
After The Fight – Jars of Clay
Hello McFly – Relient K
Move – Audio Adrenaline
Skyscaper – Seventh Day Slumber
Not Gonna Die – Skillet
The Nearness (feat. Lacey Sturm of Flyleaf) – David Crowder Band
Diamonds in the Dark – We Are Leo
The Worst Kind of Gods – House of Heroes
Hold Your Breath – Children 18:3
Moving On – Waiting Hill
There are 2 themes on this morning’s program: an hour of songs of adoration (6:00-7:00) and a Flag Day theme (8:00-9:00).
Get in touch if you have theme ideas or song questions!
Kristi Leigh – WJTL DJ
|6AM (ADORATION THEME)|
|Here I Am To Worship (feat. Martin Smith of Delirious||Tim Hughes||Happy Day||2009|
|Let Us Adore||Hillsong||God He Reigns||2005|
|O Come Let Us Adore Him||Matt Redman||Passion: Sacred Revolution||2003|
|Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee||Charlie Hall||Passion: Hymns Ancient and Modern||2004|
|Adoration||Brenton Brown||Because Of Your Love||2009|
|Adoration (feat. Lydia Gott)||Booth Brothers||Spring Hill Worship – Songs from the Bennett House||2005|
|My Adoration||Sonflowerz||All Over The World||2008|
|Adore||Jaci Velasquez||Crystal Clear||2001|
|Praise And Adore (Some Live Without It)||Wavorly||Conquering The Fear Of Flight||2007|
|You Heavens Adore Him||Sovereign Grace Music||Upward – The Bob Kauflin Hymns Project||2003|
|I Adore You||Rebecca St. James||Live Worship||2004|
|Adore You||Andy Chrisman||One||2004|
|Peace||Robbie Seay Band||10,000 Charms||2002|
|Desert Soul||Rend Collective||Homemade Worship By Handmade People||2012|
|Your Glory / Nothing But the Blood (Live)||All Sons & Daughters||Live||2013|
|Holy Spirit||Bryan & Katie Torwalt||Here On Earth||2011|
|The Purest Place (featuring Tim Hughes)||Watermark||The Purest Place||2004|
|The One That Really Matters (feat. Kari Jobe)||Michael W. Smith||Sovereign||2014|
|Counting On Your Name||Tim Hughes||Love Shine Through||2011|
|This Is Amazing Grace||Jeremy Riddle||Bethel Live: For The Sake Of The World||2012|
|Sing Along||Christy Nockels||Into The Glorious||2012|
|Joy||Rend Collective||The Art of Celebration||2014|
|Lift Up My Soul||Judah & the Lion||First Fruits – EP||2012|
|Oh How I Need You||All Sons & Daughters||The Longing||2012|
|8AM (FLAG DAY THEME)|
|White Flag (feat. Passion)||Chris Tomlin||Passion: White Flag||2012|
|Banner of Love||Luminate||Welcome To Daylight||2012|
|Hosanna (Be Lifted Higher)||Israel Houghton||Love God. Love People.||2010|
|His Banner Over Me||Cheri Keaggy||There Is Joy In The Lord||1999|
|Be Lifted High||Michael W. Smith||Stand||2007|
|Stand In Awe||Jeremy Riddle||Full Attention||2007|
|Raise Up the Crown (All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name)||Chris Tomlin||Passion: Hymns Ancient and Modern||2004|
|Be Lifted High||Bethel Live||Be Lifted High||2011|
|The Stand||Kristian Stanfill||Passion: Awakening (Deluxe Edition)||2010|
|Mighty Wave||Sarah Reeves||Broken Things||2011|
|Ever Lifting||Christy Nockels||Into The Glorious||2012|
|Tell The World||Hillsong United||Look To You||2005|
|Let Them See You||JJ Weeks Band||All Over The World||2014|
|Jesus, Only Jesus||Matt Redman||Passion: Let The Future Begin||2013|
|Rock of Ages||Charlie Hall Band||The Death of Death||2013|
|Open The Eyes Of My Heart||Paul Baloche||The Writers Collection||2008|
|Sing Hallelujah (feat. Glenn Packiam, Kari Jobe)||New Life Worship||You Hold It All||2011|
|Great I Am (feat. Jared Anderson)||New Life Worship||You Hold It All||2011|
|Heartbeats||Hillsong UNITED||Zion (Deluxe Edition)||2013|
|With Everything||Hillsong United||Passion: Awakening||2010|
|Praise The Lord||Kristene Mueller||Those Who Dream||2008|
|It is Well (feat. Kristene DiMarco)||Bethel Music||You Make Me Brave (Live)||2014|
|One Thirst and Hunger||Jeremy Riddle||Furious||2011|
|Thank You God For Saving Me (feat. Phil Wickham)||Chris Tomlin||Burning Lights||2013|
Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend – June 12-14, 2015
5. Community Bash tomorrow (Saturday, June 13) 11am-3pm at Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Trinity Road in York. FREE Family Fun Day featuring Pony Rides, Medivac Helicopter, Art Pavillion, Crafts, Juggler, Cake Walks and more. Also, Be part of creating York County’s largest PAPER PRAYER CHAIN. More Info: saintpaul-trinity.org
4. Randy Stonehill concert tonight (Friday, June 12) 7:30pm at Lititz United Methodist Church. Randy Stonehill is best known as one of the “Pioneers of Contemporary Christian Music” – known for “Shut De Do” “Who Will Save the Children” and many other favorites. The Concert is Free. More Info: http://randystonehill.com/tour.html
3. Summer Reading Program kickoff at Middletown Public Library tomorrow (Sat. June 13) from 9am- Noon. Live music, activities, cookies, face painting, Caring Hearts Pet Therapy animals, and more! Where your Super Hero Costume. Kids Cookie Break broadcasting LIVE with Chick-Fil-A Cookies and chance to win prizes. More Info:middletownpubliclib.org
2. LCBC Church 16th Annual Motorsports Show and BBQ at the Manheim Campus tomorrow (Saturday, June 13) 9am-2pm.Hundreds of cruisers, tuners, street rods, motorcycles, RC exhibits, model cars, music, food and prizes. People’s Choice trophies will be awarded so vote for your favorites!
More Info: LCBCchurch.com
1. Servant Stage Company presentations of Gilbert & Sullivan’s comic opera, HMS Pinafore tonight, tomorrow and Sunday (June 12-14) at Lancaster Bible College All performances are free, donations accepted to help Servant Stage’s mission to make family-friendly performances easily accessible. Reserve tickets encouraged. More Info: http://www.servantstagecompany.com/hms-pinafore
JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Relationship-Building Principle comes from Psalm 46:10.
Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations. I will be exalted in the earth.
Psalm 46 is about looking to God in faith through circumstances that would normally melt hearts with fear.
There are references to earthquakes and tsunamis found here. Nations are in uproar. Kingdoms fall. Desolations are found on the earth.
The world suffers the consequences from humanity’s sin problem, and those consequences include disasters and armed conflict between nations. In the midst of such upheaval, God invites us to find hope and strength in the everlasting arms of God’s grace. That is where we find security for our soul. That is where we find peace in the eye of the storm. The world is not spinning out of His control. God is on the throne, and this will be clearly evident to everyone in the course of time.
Isaiah 30:15 says, “In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength.”
Depending on God in times of trouble is a vital relationship-building principle to take to heart in the Year of Connection.
INTERN KATLYN – Hello WTJL Listeners! My name is Katlyn Jumper, most of you know me as Intern Katlyn. Before coming to WJTL, I spend the last semester learning about music streaming on the internet. While looking for internships, I came across WJTL and thought, why not experience, learn and intern where music streaming all started!
This coming fall, I will be entering my senior year at Lebanon Valley College where I am studying Music Business. I will be serving as the President of the VALE Music Industry Conference where I will lead a one credit class once a week. The conference is a day-long event giving attendees a chance to see panels talking about different parts of the music industry. After my time at Lebanon Valley, I plan to work in Radio Broadcasting with the hope of working at an internet streaming company in the future.
I grew up near Scranton, PA and I am the oldest of three with a younger brother and sister. My Brother, Douglas, is a junior in high school and my sister, Lauren, is a freshman in high school. My mother works at Golden Technologies, and my father is a construction worker for Pioneer Construction and serves in Navy Reserves.
While I am not working hard at WJTL, I am at home relaxing with the Dempsey family in Elizabethtown, where I am residing for the summer. During my free time, I enjoy spending time shopping, crocheting, watching Netflix, playing guitar and writing songs! I also enjoy taking trips and visiting new place with my boyfriend Josh while he isn’t busy working his internship at Berks Country Public Television.
My time as an intern at WJTL has been as blast! I have done so many jobs including, recording promos, assisting with live remotes, doing the weather Tuesdays on morning show, and helping out around the office. I have loved my time here and have learned so much about radio broadcasting while having a very eventful experience. I am looking forward to the rest of the summer with all of the memories, lessons and fun times! I hope to hear from you or see you at our future WJTL events!
JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Relationship-Building Principle comes from Acts 10:34 and 35.
Peter said, “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism, but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.”
Peter made this statement at the house of Cornelius, who was a military commander in the Roman army. Cornelius was a Gentile, and Peter was a Jew. Peter had the opportunity to share the Gospel with Cornelius and his household. At the same time, Peter was learning that this Gospel was not confined to national boundaries, but would be good news to all who embraced the testimony of Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
This truth could be instrumental in stopping racism today. The starting place for mending strained relations of any kind is opening our heart to the love of God.
Embracing God’s love for people of every race and nationality is a vital-relationship building principle to take to heart in the Year of Connection.