Posts Tagged ‘Holiday’

Christmas Eve at Petra Church

November 30th, 2023 No comments

You’re invited to Christmas Eve at Petra Church on Sunday, December 24! Join us for our 4 or 6 p.m. program, where we will celebrate the greatest gift that changed the world forever. Don’t miss this night of powerful music and engaging storytelling as we honor Jesus’s birth, rejoice in his love, and cherish the hope he brought us. Our Christmas Eve Program has become a family tradition you won’t want to miss! Don’t forget to bring your friends and family to this special evening. We hope to see you there!

If you don’t have a home church and are looking for a community to plug into on Christmas Eve Morning, we’d also love for you to join us at our 10 a.m. service on December 24!

The Christmas Market At Flinchbaugh’s Orchard & Farm Market

November 15th, 2023 No comments

Saturday & Sunday – December 2 (11a-5p) & 3 (11a-3p) – Held Rain Or Shine
We are pleased to announce The Christmas Market at Flinchbaugh’s Orchard – a festive outdoor market experience to replicate the famous European Christmas Markets. Complimenting local artistic wares: hot mulled cider, wine, and brews, Christmas music, a toasty warm fire pit, friendly alpaca family from Alpacas of York, entertainment and flavorful food concessions will greet guests. Santa will visit with kiddos both days 11a-2p!
Admission is free. Come prepared to enjoy the atmosphere, good food, music, and local artisans.
2023 Entertainment Schedule
Saturday & Sunday:
• Photos with Santa
• Meet the Alpaca’s of York
• Face Painting by Big Country
• Sampling with Brother Floyd’s
• Christmas Photos at the Farm – on your own
• Fire Pits
• Oh! Gills Dance Performance – 1:30p
• Eastern York Holiday Ensembles – 3-5p
• Central York Holiday Ensembles – 2-3p

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Strasburg Holiday Home Tour

October 11th, 2023 No comments

The holidays are coming! The 12th annual Strasburg Holiday Tour sponsored by the Strasburg Heritage Society will be held rain, shine, or snow on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. This tour features 7 lovely homes in charming, historic Strasburg. The homes vary in age and style but all will be beautifully decorated for the season. At tour central (First Presbyterian Church on S. Decatur Street) tour tickets, lunch, greens, craft vendors, and a silent auction will be available. Purchase $20 tickets in advance from Nov. 4th until Dec. 1st from Main Street Antiques (2 W. Main) or Speckled Hen Restaurant (144 E. Main). Tickets can also be purchased on line at Tickets are $25 the day of the tour at First Presbyterian Church. This is a great day when local folks as well as out-of-towners stroll the streets and enjoy the lovely town as well as the homes. This year there will be a special event on Friday, Dec. 1st with a tree lighting, carol singing, brass band, bagpiper, and Santa @ 6:30 pm on the Strasburg Borough Lawn on Precision Avenue. Refreshments will follow. This event is hosted by the Strasburg Heritage Society, the Lampeter Strasburg Women’s Club and supported by Strasburg Borough. Come to Strasburg and get in the holiday spirit!

This is our major fundraiser and goes toward the education of local residents to the advantages and wisdom of preserving elements of the past and the development of a deeper appreciation of the area’s rich cultural inheritance.

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Wood and Willow Fall and Christmas Open House

September 20th, 2023 No comments

Join us for our second annual Holiday Vendor Event! We will be hosting this year’s craft, bake, and decor sale at Timber Ridge Animal Sanctuary in Spring Grove.
Our Vendors include an array of wood art, jewelry, homemade baked goods, crocheted items, crafts, home decor, holiday gifts, skin care, and much much more!
There will be complimentary snacks and small refreshments as well as several door prizes! Please reach out if you are interested in joining as a vendor!

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Easter Sunday Services

March 16th, 2023 No comments

Petra’s Easter Celebration Services will take place on Sunday, April 9, at 9 and 11 a.m. Join us as we celebrate Easter Sunday and the resurrection power of our savior, Jesus Christ! We will kick off the morning with a special song featuring a vocal ensemble, and Lead Pastor Brian Coles will bring us a POWERFUL Easter message. Don’t forget to invite your friends and family to this time of reflection, celebration, and impact! Childcare will be available for children from Birth through Pre-K. Spanish translation will be available at the 11 a.m. service.


December 15th, 2012 1 comment

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Tune in for the WJTL Christmas Favorites Contest!  It’ll be a week of Christmas trivia from the WJTL staff.  All contestants who participate on-air will receive a prize pack from Chick-Fil-A’s Rockvale Outlets location in Lancaster including 2 free meals and 1 free milkshake!  (Might we suggest their current seasonal peppermint milkshake?!)  AND–contestants who answer a multiple choice question correctly will be entered into the grand prize drawing to win 1 of 3 $500 gift cards to Rockvale Outlets Lancaster!

Keep us on speed dial.  717-392-FM90(3690)  Listen Monday – Friday, December 17-21, 2012 from 6AM-10PM Eastern.  Be the 3rd caller when you hear the contest sounder and you’ll go live on air to play!

Rules, etc.:

*You must not have won from WJTL in the past 30 days in order to be eligible for this contest.

*Only one contestant per household in this contest.

*Comments on this blog DO NOT COUNT as entries into this contest.

*3 Grand prize winners will be drawn randomly from all eligible winners who answer a question correctly.

*3 Grand prize winners will be announced Friday, December 21st at Noon Eastern.

*View WJTL’s General Rules Policy here.