Only Name Tour Canceled Due to Winter Storm

phredd : March 1, 2014 2:34 pm : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

Due to the impending storm – The Only Name Tour featuring Big Daddy Weave, Group One Crew and Tim Timmons, scheduled for Manor Church Sunday Night (March 2) has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be contacted about receiving a refund this coming week.

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

phredd : February 28, 2014 8:57 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages

FIVE FUN FREE FAMILY THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND!!! February 28, March 1 & 2, 2014

5) “Don’t Forget the Lyrics” Coffee House Style!  Tonight (Feb. 28th) at 7PM at Enola First Church of God.  Refreshments will be served.  Fun, Food, and Fellowship!  More Info:717-732-4253

4) The Animal Adventure is coming to Wayfinderz at Wrightsdale Baptist Church, Sunday (March 2nd) at 9AM.  Presented with Black Rock Retreat Nature Center for children ages 3 to 6th grade to encounter LIVE ANIMALS up close and learn how God designed each of them.  More Info:

3) The 70+ voice One A-Chord Community Choir will lead a time of praise and worship to the Lord at Hephzibah Baptist Church in East Fallowfield Sunday (March 2nd) at 6:00 pm. The choir has been performing at Lancaster County’s National Day of Prayer since 2000. Free admission; a love offering will be taken. More Info: 610.383.0330.

2) Bart Township Auction & Mud Sale, Tomorrow (March 1, 2014) at the Bart Township Fire Company, 11 Furnace Road, Quarryville, Experience a unique slice of Lancaster County life by being a part of a Mud Sale. More Info: 786-3348.

1)Steven Courtney & The Suitcase Musicians will perform an all age concert at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Lancaster tomorrow (Sat. March 1st) at 7PM in the Fondersmith Auditorium located in the Parish House.  More Info: 717-397-2734

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup: Danny Gokey (American Idol Finalist)

phil : February 26, 2014 8:28 pm : music, Radio Friend Phil, Staff Pages

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – Greetings! It’s time for this week’s New Tunes at 9 Roundup. (New Tunes at 9, one-hour of new and emerging music, weeknights at 9 p.m. on WJTL.) Singer, songwriter and American Idol Top 3 finalist, Danny Gokey, was my guest last week on New Tunes at 9. Danny Gokey, who leads worship at his home church in Milwaukee, discussed the process of qualifying for American Idol, the competitive challenges of the show, and the Sophia’s Heart Foundation. (The Sophia’s Heart Foundation was founded by Gokey, in memory of his first-wife Sophia who, due to complications related to surgery for congenital heart disease, died just weeks before he auditioned for American Idol.) Danny says, “I want to see my music career as a movement.” I asked Danny to explain his emotional reaction when told by the judges he would not advance on American Idol. (Listen to the conversation here For more on Danny Gokey, go to for facebook, videos and music, including his new single, the title-track to his second project, “Hope In Front of Me.”

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Moment Of Celebration-Praise Reports

john : February 26, 2014 5:28 pm : John Shirk, Staff Pages

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Moment of Celebration reflects on a praise report from two missionaries.

Sometimes, missionaries come back to the church from where they were sent to report on what God has done through their outreach. This also happened in the Bible.

Acts 14 traces the missionary adventures of Paul and Barnabas as they went to different communities to share the hope of the Gospel. Eventually, they went back to Antioch, their launching point.

According to Acts 14:26, on arriving there, they gathered the church together and reported all that God had done through them and how he had opened the door of faith to the Gentiles. And they stayed there a long time with the disciples.

When missionaries return to share their stories, the church has the opportunity to join in on the celebration of what God is doing. Sometimes, we might wonder what kind of impact our financial gifts or prayers, or letters of encouragement to missionaries is really accomplishing. Praise reports answer those questions and encourage the church to keep supporting the work of missions.

Praise reports from missionaries are reasons to be glad in the Year of Celebration.

John Shirk

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Moment Of Celebration-The Message Of The Cross

john : February 25, 2014 10:02 am : John Shirk, Staff Pages

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Moment of Celebration reflects on the message of the cross.

The good news of Jesus speaks of His coming to the earth, His death on a cross, His resurrection from the dead, and His promise to return.

These are vital elements of the Gospel that deserve our full attention for real and lasting hope.

First Corinthians 1:18 underscores the different reactions to the message of the cross. The Apostle Paul said, “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved, it is the power of God.”

Death is hard to think about, especially when it involves suffering. But Jesus was willing to face death, even though He did not deserve death. Why did He do this?  There was an important reason for Jesus going to the cross. His death satisfied the wrath of God against sin, and expressed the love of the Father toward sinners. This is amazing grace that forgives the sins of those who embrace the message of the cross. This is love, not that we loved God but that He loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

The message of the cross is a reason to be glad in the Year of Celebration.

John Shirk

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Some Sort of Rock Show

promojohn : February 23, 2014 8:51 pm : John Staffieri

Thanks to Jesse Schaefer of Scientist!  Check out The Experiment tonight!

Name Artist Album
Not Gonna Die Skillet Rise
Into My Arms Embers In Ashes Killers & Thieves
How To Live The Great Transparency The Great Transparency
Break The World Nine Lashes From Water To World
We Are the Brave VERIDIA Inseparable
Jesus On The Radio All Star United Love And Radiation
War of Change Thousand Foot Krutch The End Is Where We Begin
Breaking Out Sumerlin Runaways
Criminal Scientist World EP
Boomin Toby Mac Portable Sounds
Less of me Grammatrain Flying
Far Away Finding Iris We the Moon
I Will Overcome Devin Williams Destruction of Kings
Everything’s Gonna Be Alright Mike Mains & The Branches Everything EP – Single
Good Times Manic Drive Epic
Space Cadet After Edmund Art and Commerce
This Is Your Moment The Deep Space Network Where You Belong
Jump Start My Heart Satellites & Sirens One Noise
Never Take Friendship Personal Anberlin Never Take Friendship Personal
The One Disciple O God Save Us All
Waiting Fireflight The Healing Of Harms
Slow Suicide Scott Stapp Proof Of Life
Enemy I Anthem West of Homeland
Into Your Veins Five Iron Frenzy Engine of A Million Plots
Far Far Away Five Iron Frenzy Five Iron Frenzy 2: Electric Boogaloo
Never Looking Back Silverline Lights Out
We All Fall Down NeverForsaken The Journey Here
I Am Crowder Neon Steeple
Broken Man Rhett Walker Band TBD
The Elevator I Am Empire I Am Empire

Praise&Worship Playlist (Feb.23)

kristi : February 23, 2014 6:02 am : Kristi Leigh, music, Staff Pages

There are 2 themes today:

6:00-7:00 a.m. “I belong only to you”

8:30-10:00 a.m. “Victor’s Crown”

Please get in touch if you have any questions,

Kristi Leigh

6:00 a.m.
Audience of One Big Daddy Weave One and Only 2002
Only Sacrifice Peculiar People Band Not Ashamed 2005
Unto The One Matt Papa You Are Good 2007
Jesus, Only Jesus Matt Redman Passion: Let The Future Begin 2013
I Belong To Jesus Dennis Jernigan Hands Lifted High 2004
I Can Only Imagine Rita Springer Effortless 2002
Theres Only One (Holy One) Caedmons Call Share The Well 2004
Only One Hillsong United Look To You 2005
In Christ Alone Kristian Stanfill Passion: Let The Future Begin 2013
The Only Thing I Need (feat. Jon Anderson) 4HIM Streams (Various Artists) 1999
I Belong To You (feat. Derek Johnson) Jesus Culture Live from New York (with Martin Smith) 2012
Only You David Crowder Band Illuminate 2003
The Only Name (Yours Will Be) Big Daddy Weave Love Come To Life 2013
You Are The Only One Casting Crowns Thrive 2013
7:00 a.m.
God Of Hope Acquire The Fire Epic Truth 2014
Cornerstone (My Hope Is Built) Hillsong Live Cornerstone EP 2013
Sing Along Christy Nockels Into The Glorious 2012
We Are Saved Paul Baloche The Same Love 2012
God Is With Us Chuck Gibson What Pleases You 2014
A Greater Song Matt Redman Beautiful News 2006
Jesus! Citizens Citizens 2014
Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) Hillsong United Zion 2013
The Things Of God Brad & Rebekah The Things Of God 2011
I Shall Not Want Audrey Assad Fortunate Fall 2013
One Thirst and Hunger Jeremy Riddle Furious 2011
This Is What You Do (feat. William Matthews) Bethel Live For The Sake Of The World 2012
Awake My Soul (feat. Lecrae) Chris Tomlin Burning Lights 2013
Oh! Great Is Our God! The Sing Team Oh! Great Is Our God! 2012
8:00 a.m.
Lets Worship (feat. Kari Jobe) Deluge Unshakeable 2010
Closer (feat. Steffany Frizzell-Gretzinger) Bethel Live For The Sake Of The World 2012
Mercy Parachute Band Roadmaps And Revelations 2007
Love Came Down Brian Johnson Love Came Down 2010
Oh How I Need You All Sons and Daughters The Longing 2012
Be Of Good Faith Sisterbrother Sisterbrother 2011
Sparrow Audrey Assad Heart 2011
Victors Crown Darlene Zschech [digital single] 2014
Majestic Lincoln Brewster Worship Project H2.14 2005
Crown Him (Majesty) (feat. Kari Jobe) Chris Tomlin Burning Lights 2013
Generous King Sovereign Grace Music The Gathering 2011
King of Glory (Psalm 24) Third Day Offerings – A Worship Album 2000
9:00 a.m.
Glory To The King Anthony Evans The Bridge 2008
Sing To The King Candi Pearson Passion: Sacred Revolution 2003
King Of Heaven (Isaiah 61) Charlie Hall Passion: Awakening 2010
King Of Wonders (feat. Matt Redman, Tim Hughes, Joel Houston of Hillsong) CompassionArt CompassionArt 2009
Overcome Jeremy Camp We Cry Out-The Worship Project 2010
Hail The King Citizens Citizens 2014
Here Is Our King (Live Version) David Crowder Passion: How Great Is Our God 2005
Glory to the King Eddie Kirkland North Point Live: Here + Now 2012
Raise Up the Crown (All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name) Chris Tomlin Passion: Hymns Ancient and Modern 2004
All Creatures Of Our God And King Slater Armstrong Intimate Worship 2000
Come Thou Fount, Come Thou King Gateway Worship Amazing Grace 2007
You Are My King (Amazing Love) (feat. Charlie Hall) Christy Nockels Passion-Better Is One Day 2000
Majesty (Here I Am) Delirious World Service 2004

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Five Fun Free Family Things To Do This Weekend

phredd : February 21, 2014 8:57 am : Fred McNaughton, Staff Pages


5)  Join Lisa Kids Cookie Break tomorrow (February 22nd) 9am-noon for the Grand Opening of the new Palmyra Library, in Flightpath Sports Park, Annville!. Meet the Hershey Chocolate Characters, games, crafts, prizes, giveaways, The Cookie Smart Car, Chick-Fil-A Cookies and more. More Info:

4) Steven Courtney Family Fun Night Concert at Spring Township Berks Parks and Rec in Sinking Spring, PA, tomorrow (2/22/14 ) 7PM. More

3) Songbird Cafe, Tonight (February 21) 7-10pm at Otterbein UMC in York. Live music, games, fellowship and more. More Info: at the Songbird Cafe Facebook page.

2) Saint Elouise at Community Room on King, tonight (February 21)7-9pm. The night will include 2 sets by Saint Elouise, an open mic portion and coffee & food. The event is free, a donation will be taken for the band.

1) Worship Night with Jeremiah Coyne tonight (February 21st, 2014) at 7pm at Keystone Church in Paradise. Refreshments to follow.  This event is FREE, a free will offering will be taken for Jeremiah’s sister’s YWAM Mission Trip.

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New Tunes at 9 Roundup: Scott Stapp

phil : February 20, 2014 5:58 pm : music, Radio Friend Phil, Staff Pages

RADIO FRIEND PHIL – Greetings! It’s time for this week’s New Tunes at 9 Roundup. (New Tunes at 9, one-hour of new and emerging music, weeknights at 9 p.m. on WJTL.)  Former Creed lead singer Scott Stapp was my guest last week on New Tunes at 9. (Listen here  Scott Stapp rose to prominence as the founding member of Creed, a hard-rock band, whose 1997 debut, “My Own Prison,” was a colossal success, selling over 6-million copies; Creed’s second project, “Human Clay,” sold over 11-million copies. Creed was embraced by fans world wide before disbanding in 2004. Scott Stapp released his first solo project, “The Great Divide,” toured solo, reformed Creed for a reunion tour, and now releases his strongest solo project, “Proof of Life.” During last week’s conversation, Scott Stapp spoke candidly about his troubled relationship with his stepfather, struggles with fame, alcohol abuse and suicide; Stapp also talked about the new song, “Only One.” (For more on Scott Stapp, go to  (You’ll find music, facebook, links to iTunes and more.)

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Moment Of Celebration-Not Ashamed

john : February 20, 2014 2:24 pm : John Shirk, Staff Pages

JOHN SHIRK – Today’s Moment of Celebration reflects on power of the Gospel to change us.

In reality, the good news of Jesus Christ changes lives in many ways. Four changes are found in Romans 1:16 and 17. The Apostle Paul said, “I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last; just as it is written, ‘The righteous will live by faith.’

One of the ways the gospel changes us is by saving our soul. Romans 6:23 tells us that the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

A second way that the gospel changes us is by making us right with God. Christians are not perfect, but we are forgiven and restored.

A third way the gospel changes us is by giving us a valuable advocate. Jesus has proven through the cross and empty grave that He is our worthy Savior, mighty God, and a faithful friend to the end.

A fourth way that the gospel changes us is by giving us enthusiasm to live the Christian life and publicly proclaim Jesus as Lord.

The power of the Gospel to change us is a reason to be glad in the Year of Celebration.

John Shirk

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