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Baby Steps 5K and Fun Run

May 19th, 2018 No comments

Baby Steps 5K and Fun Run on May 19th from 9am-Noon at Akron Park. This is a 5k fundraiser event for all ages, along with a kids (12 and under) 1/2 mile fun run that will be timed by Pretzel City Sports. There will be prizes for the top three male and female finishers, and medals will also be presented to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd finishers in each age group.  Runners and walkers are invited to participate!  All proceeds will benefit the Martin family’s journey towards a domestic adoption!  Kids Fun Run is FREE if registered before 5/1. Tee shirts are included!  www.martinbabysteps5k.com

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BCAN Walk to End Bladder Cancer

May 12th, 2018 No comments

BCAN Walk to End Bladder Cancer on May 12th from 9am-Noon at City Island.

http://www.bcanwalk.org

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Wildflower Walk

April 22nd, 2018 No comments

Wildflower Walk to learn about and see all of the wildflowers growing at Antietam Lake Park on April 22nd from 1pm-3pm. Dr. Susan Munch will lead the hike. 610-374-8839

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Paws on the Path

February 18th, 2018 No comments

Paws on the Path on Feb. 18th from 10am-11am at Antietam Lake Park.  All dogs must be good around other dogs and must be leashed. Please bring water for your dog. Fee: bring donation to be given to the Animal Rescue League of Berks County. Call 610-374-8839 for more information.

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Snowshoeing for Beginners (Central) Registration

January 24th, 2018 No comments

Snowshoeing for Beginners (Central) on Jan. 28th from 1pm-3pm at Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center. No reason to be suffering from cabin fever, as winter is a great time to explore the forests. After a brief introduction by County and State Parks Staff, you will put your newly learned skills to use by exploring some of the trails in Nolde by snowshoe. You can bring your own pair of snowshoes or borrow a pair from Nolde. And if there is no snow, they will take a short hike. Please remember to dress for the weather. Call 610-37-2944 ext. 2611 to register by 1/24/18.

Co-sponsored with Nolde Forest EEC.

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Cross Country Skiing For Beginners Registration

January 15th, 2018 No comments

Stay fit in the winter months & learn all about Cross-Country Skiing on Jan. 21st from 1pm-3pm at Blue Marsh Conference Center. Not only is kicking and gliding on two skis an incredible aerobic challenge that works your running muscles, but it also builds your arm, back, and core strength. Learn about the equipment involved with demonstrations on techniques. Program followed by some practice or a hike if the conditions are not right for skiing. Call 610-374-2944 ex. 2611 to register by 1/15/18.

Co-sponsored with the U.S.A.C.E Blue Marsh Lake

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First Day Hike With Your Pet

January 1st, 2018 No comments

Start the New Year on a positive note by taking a healthy morning hike on the trails at Antietam Lake Park on Jan. 1st from 10am-2pm. The hike will be about two hours in length, and there will be some hills. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash and good with other dogs. Dress for the weather. 610-374-2944 ext. 2611

Co-Sponsored with the Township of Spring Parks and Recreation.

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8th Annual Mental Illness Awareness Walk

October 14th, 2017 No comments

8th Annual Mental Illness Awareness Walk on Oct. 14th at 10am. The walk will conclude the recognition of Mental Illness Awareness Week, October 1-7, and is a very important part of NAMI’s mission.

We’re still accepting vendors, with the exception of food vendors. Register at www.namiyork.org .  NAMI believes that mental illnesses are physical illnesses that affect the brain, and with treatment, most individuals can lead a productive and happy life. For over 33 years, NAMI York County has worked tirelessly to advocate for, support, and educate people with mental illness and their families.

National Alliance on Mental Illness York County is a 501(c)3 organization. Our EIN #80-0382284

(717) 848-3784 or Danielle at ddennis.nami@gmail.com.

Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma York Walk

August 5th, 2017 No comments

Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma York Walk on Sat. Aug. 5th at John Rudy Park. Please join the Scleroderma Foundation for a fun-filled event while raising awareness about scleroderma, a little known autoimmune disease that has life-altering and potentially life-threatening consequences for those who are impacted by it. The Foundation’s walks set out to provide support for patients and their families, as well as crucial fundraising to change the future of this disease.

Registration can be done online in advance or on-site at 9:30 am; the walk begins at 10:30. A silent auction, light refreshments, individual and team awards, and prizes for monies raised will be included. www.scleroderma.org/yorkwalk or call the Scleroderma Foundation of the Delaware Valley at 856-779-7225 or toll free at 866-675-5545.

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LIFE APPLICATION TRUTH-STEP INTO THE LIGHT

November 28th, 2012 No comments

JOHN SHIRK – From First John 1:6 and 7.

“If we claim to have fellowship with him yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not live by the truth. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.”

One of Steve Taylor’s classics is “Sin For A Season.” In that song, he exposed the faulty thinking of those who used God’s grace as a license for sin. One of the lines describes their motivation:  “Gonna get the Lord to forgive a little sin. Get the slate cleaned so he can dirty it again. And no one else will ever know. But he reaps his harvest as his heart grows hard. No man’s gonna make a mockery of God.” These are the schemes of a deliberate sinner who abuses the grace of God.

God’s grace is amazing, but it is not a license for sin. Instead, it is a pardon for sin and an incentive for change. In Romans 6:1, Paul the Apostle asked, “Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase? By no means! We died to sin; how can we live in it any longer?

God’s grace enables us to come out of darkness and into the light. As we follow Jesus with sincere devotion, we experience the freedom of forgiveness and the fulfillment of joyful Christian fellowship.

Walking in the light of God’s grace and truth is a vital sign of a changed life in the Year of Transformation.

John Shirk

john@wjtl.com

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