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See You At The Pole Next Wednesday!

ann : September 21, 2016 11:46 am : Ann D'Alessandro, Staff Pages


See You At The Pole 2016 is coming up next Wednesday, September 28th!  This year’s theme is “We Cry Out, A Generation Seeking Him” – Psalm 24:3-6

For the last 25 years, See You at the Pole has been about one simple act—prayer. SYATP is still about students uniting themselves in prayer before God interceding for their generation.
Be sure to listen to WJTL for call-ins from staff in the morning.  You will also have the opportunity to call-in and report on SYATP at your school!  Call the Listener Hotline number at 717-397-8090 and leave a message.  You can find a lot of information about “See You At The Pole; We Cry Out” on their website – http://syatp.com/
Ann D’Alessandro- Excited for another SYATP!
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WJTL Talent Challenge! (Rescheduled)

ann : June 3, 2016 3:30 pm : Ann D'Alessandro, Staff Pages


The WJTL Talent Challenge has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 12th at 3pm at The Junction Center in Manheim!  This is a free event, so make plans to join us and vote for your favorite contestant!  Freedom Lights was  the winner last year. Here is the schedule:
2pm Doors open

3pm Talent Challenge:

1 Josh Zimmerman, Ethan Lum,Katie Atkins-Worship Band
2 Paul Stangl-Fingerstyle Percussive Guitar
3 Ethan Marlow-Guitar & Singer
4 Christ’s AmBrassadors-Brass Quintent
5 Randy Robbins-Singer

6Kimberly Robinson-Singer/Songwriter
7 Dawson Freeman-Pianist

8 Lauren Witman Lititz Singer

Approximately 4:15pm-Freedom Lights (2015 Talent Challenge Winners will perform)

Approximately 4:45pm-Announce 2016 WJTL Talent Challenge Winner

(Turkey Hill drinks will be available for purchase.   Sorry, no chicken BBQ this time!)

Ann D’Alessandro – ann@wjtl.com


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WJTL at The Sertoma Chicken BBQ!

ann : May 18, 2016 11:01 am : Ann D'Alessandro, Staff Pages


WJTL at the Sertoma Chicken BBQ

Come join us for a day of great food, beautiful scenery and live entertainment at the Annual Sertoma Chicken BBQ at Long’s Park in Lancaster this Saturday, May 21st! They will be preparing over 24,000 complete chicken dinners. Come enjoy some local artists & the WJTL Talent Challenge from Noon-5pm. (approx.. end time)

Here is the schedule for Saturday.  Grab your  chicken and enjoy a fun time with WJTL!

(Times are approximate)

Noon-12:35pm – Jared Erb
12:45-1:30pm – Blue Sky Falls
1:40-2:15pm – DKers
2:20-2:50pm – Freedom Lights
3-4:30pm – WJTL 10th Annual Talent Challenge:
*Josh Zimmerman, Ethan Lum,Katie Atkins-Worship Band                                                     *Ethan Marlow-Guitar & Singer
*Paul Stangl- Fingerstyle Percussive Guitar
* Christ’s AmBrassadors-Brass Quintent
* Reeny Hall-Ukulele & Singer
* Randy Robbins -Singer
* Kimberly Robinson-Singer/Songwriter
* Dawson Freeman-Pianist
* Breanne Sensenig-Singer
* Lauren Witman-Singer

4:30-5:15pm – Steven Courtney & the Suitcase Musicans
5:15pm (Approx. Time)  – Talent Challenge Winners Announced


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National Day Of Prayer In One Month!

ann : April 5, 2016 2:14 pm : Ann D'Alessandro, Staff Pages


National Day of Prayer is exactly one month away!  Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 5th as you will not want to miss this one!  Once again,  the Lancaster County National Day of Prayer will be held here at The Junction Center.  The Celebration of Prayer will be from 5:50pm-8pm.  The evening will featuring Prayer Leader Beau Eckert of Calvary Church, worship with Michael W. Smith & The Matt Goss Band. An offering will be received.   This is a free event and no tickets are needed. Food will be available from 4-7:30pm.  Bring blankets and chairs. This is a rain or shine event.  This year’s verse is “Shout it aloud, do not hold back.  Raise your voice like a trumpet.” Isaiah 58:1A NIV.

The Youth Edition will also be taking place at The Junction Center Wednesday from 7pm-8:30pm.

Parking will be at Root’s Country Market & Auction – 705 Graystone Rd, Manheim.  You can find all the details at the website – http://lancasterndp.com

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Ultimate Date Night This Thursday!

ann : March 1, 2016 10:00 am : Ann D'Alessandro, Staff Pages


Ultimate Date Night with Jay & Laura Laffoon is this Thursday at Manor Church in Lancaster!  The Ultimate Date Night is an evening of non-stop music, comedy, and laughter! Nuggets of marriage wisdom and Biblical principals are sprinkled throughout the program. Jay & Laura’s unique transparent style allows everyone to learn valuable marriage tools while having fun!

(Manor Church – 530 Central Manor Road – Lancaster, PA)




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Steve Taylor Kicks Off 2016 Concerts!

ann : February 4, 2016 12:49 pm : Ann D'Alessandro, Staff Pages


If you were at The Junction Center in 2014 for the Steve Taylor & The Perfect Foil concert, then you probably have somewhat of an idea of what to expect as Steve Taylor & The Danielson Foil kicks off our concerts for 2016!!  The big difference this time is the addition of Daniel Smith of Danielson Famile (who you might have seen at Purple Door Festival).  They finished a successful Kickstarter campaign and are now touring to bring you brand new music from their “Wow To The Deadness” EP! It’s actually a one-time collaboration between Steve Taylor & the Perfect Foil and Danielson. Their new EP, titled Wow to the Deadness, will be released tomorrow, February 5th. Steve Taylor has put together an amazingly talented band, The Perfect Foil: Jimmy Abegg, guitar; John Mark Painter, bass & Peter Furler, drums.

What better way to celebrate Fastnacht Day than by hanging out with Steve Taylor? (Bring your own fastnachts.)   Be sure to listen to Terry Phillips and The Archives Saturday night as he interviews Steve Taylor!  (approx. 9:15pm)

Steve Taylor & The Danielson Foil on Tuesday, Feb. 9th at Manheim Brethren In Christ Church at 7:30pm.  (Tickets will be available at the door.)  You can find tickets and more information about this show and others that we have coming up at: http://www.thejunctioncenter.com/

Ann D’Alessandro – Excited for Fastnachts & Steve Taylor!!



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Cardboard Derby 2016!

ann : January 15, 2016 1:08 pm : Ann D'Alessandro, Staff Pages


You still have a couple weeks to finish working on your amazing  and  supersonic racing vessel for this year’s Cardboard Derby!  This year’s theme is “Race through the Galaxies”.   So, put on your creative thinking caps and get your team to work and with cardboard, paper, glue, string, and tape!  The WJTL Gang will be there all day for all of the fun & festivities!  Check-in begins at noon, judging at 2:00 pm, race at 3:00 pm.  There will be adult and youth divisions.  Early registration before Jan. 22nd!  Remember to bring your helmets! Bundle up & drink lots of hot chocolate!  We hope to see you there!!



Ann D’Alessandro – You’ll find me Inside doing Registration!


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Happy New Year! Programming Specials

ann : December 31, 2015 12:08 pm : Ann D'Alessandro, Staff Pages


Happy New Year!!  Well almost, we are celebrating at WJTL with some special programming.  Hope you can join us for some wonderful music, old and new.


Noon-4pm – Praise & Worship Special with Kristi Leigh

4pm-Midnight – 2015 Top  100 Countdown with Radio Friend Phil


Noon-4pm – Archives Special with Terry Phillips

4pm-8pm – Top 50 Songs of Top 100 Countdown with Radio Friend Phil

8pm-Midnight – Some Sort of Rock Show Top 60 2015 Countdown with John Staffieri


Ann D’Alessandro – Happy New Year!!




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Free Christmas Dinners!

ann : December 23, 2015 1:40 pm : Ann D'Alessandro, Staff Pages


Looking for something to do on Christmas Day or need  a place to go & connect with others?  Here are three options for free food and fellowship on Christmas Day!

**The 3 churches of Brownstown will once again offer a FREE Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day at the West Earl Fire Company in Brownstown  from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Delivered meals can be arranged by calling 717-656-7570.

**8th annual St Matthew Lutheran Church York FREE Christmas Day dinner on Dec. 25th from 11am-3pm. Free full turkey dinner served to all that attend. Gluten free food available. Free toys for children. Free clothes, coats, blankets, etc. while supplies last. Even a visit from Santa.  717-845-2721

**25th Annual FREE Christmas Day Dinner at St. Anne Catholic Church in Lancaster from 11:30am-1pm.  717-291-8617

Ann D’Alessandro -Wishing You A Very Merry Christmas!!


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WJTL Open House!

ann : December 8, 2015 2:37 pm : Ann D'Alessandro, Staff Pages

Stop by The Junction Center and pay a visit to WJTL for a special Christmas Open House Drop-In on Tuesday (Dec 15) & Wednesday (Dec 16)  from 4pm –  8pm.

We’ll spread some Christmas cheer with hot chocolate, cookies and tours of The Junction Center.  It will also be a great time for you to drop off your end of the year donation, pick up the new Kids Cookie Break Christmas CD and meet the WJTL staff.  Hope to see you then!
Merry Christmas!!!

The Junction Center

1875 Junction Road

Manheim, PA  17545


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