Podcast Archive - Lectures (2015)

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  • 12.20 Presbyterian Mission Enterprise: From Heathen to Partner
    Presenter: Rev. Mark Englund-Krieger

    Rev. Dr. Mark Englund-Krieger presents his new book which highlights mission leaders through the ages. He is the Executive Presbyter of Carlisle Presbytery in Camp Hill, PA. 60 minutes • 7.1 MB

  • 12.06 The Milton and Catherine Hershey Conservatory
    Presenter: Mariella Trosko

    Mariella Trosko, Director of the Hershey Gardens, presents an update on the new conservatory set to open in July 2016. 40 minutes • 4.6 MB

  • 11.22 Addictions
    Presenter: Rev. Howard West

    Rev. Howard West, ordained Presbyterian minister and Executive Director of Spiritual Life Service of Country Meadows Retirement Communities, addresses 12-step recovery and the role of spirituality. 61 minutes • 7 MB

  • 11.15 Becoming Who You Are: The Adventure of Christian Vocation
    Presenter: Angela Dienhart Hancock

    Todays class is led by our 2015 Consecration Sunday guest preacher, with an introduction by Rev. Marie Buffaloe. 51 minutes • 6 MB

  • 10.25 Where Paul Lived: A Tour of Ancient Corinth
    Presenter: Paul Fullmer

    Paul Fullmer, Chaplain and Director of Service and Volunteerism at Lebanon Valley College, gives an overview of Corinth including history of the region and archaeological items of interest. 57 minutes • 6.6 MB

  • 10.11 Creating a Personal Legacy: A Practical Conversation about Charitable Giving
    Presenter: Tracey Kinney, Ellen Arnold, George Porter and Tracy Burke

    Members of the Stewardship & Finance Committee discuss how to manage charitable giving during life and as part of an estate • 48 minutes • 5.5 MB

  • 10.04 H is for Hershey
    Presenter: Heather Paterno

    Find out more about the book "H is for Hershey" from its author, Heather Paterno. 38 minutes • 4.4 MB

  • 09.27 John, the Maverick Gospel (5 of 5)
    Presenter: Rev. Dr. Charles "Buz" Myers

    Rev. Dr. Charles "Buz" Myers, associate professor, religious studies at Gettysburg College and an ordained Presbyterian minister, concludes a study of the Gospel of John. 72 minutes • 8.3 MB

  • 09.20 John, The Maverick Gospel (4 of 5)
    Presenter: Rev. Dr. Charles "Buz" Myers

    Rev. Dr. Charles "Buz" Myers, associate professor, religious studies at Gettysburg College and an ordained Presbyterian minister, continues a study of the Gospel of John through chapter 17. 62 minutes • 7.2 MB

  • 09.13 John, The Maverick Gospel (3 of 5)
    Presenter: Rev. Dr. Charles "Buz" Myers

    Rev. Dr. Charles "Buz" Myers, associate professor, religious studies at Gettysburg College and an ordained Presbyterian minister, continues a study of the Gospel of John through chapter 12. 62 minutes • 7.4 MB

  • 09.06 John, The Maverick Gospel (2 of 5)
    Presenter: Rev. Dr. Charles "Buz" Myers

    Rev. Dr. Charles "Buz" Myers, associate professor, religious studies at Gettysburg College and an ordained Presbyterian minister, continues a study of the Gospel of John through chapter 4. 67 minutes • 8 MB

  • 08.30 John, The Maverick Gospel (1 of 5)
    Presenter: Rev. Dr. Charles "Buz" Myers

    Rev. Dr. Charles "Buz" Myers, associate professor, religious studies at Gettysburg College and an ordained Presbyterian minister, introduces the Gospel of John and discusses the first chapter. 66 minutes • 7.5 MB

  • 05.31 Matching Congregations with Pastors (2 of 2)
    Presenter: Lee Barrett

    Lee Barrett is the Mary B. and Henry P. Stager Chair in Theology, and Professor of Systematic Theology at Lancaster Theological Seminary. In this two-week series, he examines the various types of congregations and the types of ministers that have flourished in recent American history, and reflects upon which variety might be best suited for Derry Presbyterian Church. 65 minutes. 7.4 MB

  • 05.24 Matching Congregations with Pastors (1 of 2)
    Presenter: Lee Barrett

    Lee Barrett is the Mary B. and Henry P. Stager Chair in Theology, and Professor of Systematic Theology at Lancaster Theological Seminary. In this two-week series, he examines the various types of congregations and the types of ministers that have flourished in recent American history, and reflects upon which variety might be best suited for Derry Presbyterian Church. 65 minutes. 7.4 MB

  • 05.17 Horizons Hospice
    Presenter: Rachel Whitesel, Executive Director/RN and Brian Farling, Chaplain/BCC

    Rachel Whitesel, Executive Director/RN and Brian Farling, Chaplain/BCC discuss that hospice care entails from both a medical and spiritual perspective.

  • 05.10 What's New With Love INC?
    Presenter: Diana Myrvang

    Dee Myrvang, Executive Director of Love INC of Greater Hershey, discusses poverty in Derry Township and gives an update on the organization's work in the community. 50 minutes • 5.7 MB

  • 05.03 Who Do We Say That We Are? Religious Films As Witness, Testimony and Self-Profession
    Presenter: Michael Zeigler

    Derry member and elder Michael Zeigler shows a clip from "God's Not Dead" and leads a discussion about the intent of the film and its relevance for audiences today, as an introduction to the film class he will present at Derry Church this summer • 46 minutes • 5.3 MB

  • 04.26 Confessional Banners
    Presenter: Heritage Committee Members

    Members of the Heritage Committee (Jan Nixon, Karyn Hooper, Chuck Theal, John McGahan, Dick Hann, Jack Henderson, Bobbie Atkinson) talk about the history and symbols on eight banners representing some of the creeds and confessions of the Presbyterian Church. 62 minutes • 7.1 MB

  • 03.15 Infectious Diseases: Should I Be Worried?
    Presenter: John Messmer, MD

    Between last year’s ebola scare and the current debate over childhood vaccinations, should you walk around wearing a face mask and a bottle of hand sanitizer strapped to your hip? Learn more from general practitioner John Messmer, MD• 54 minutes • 6.4 MB

  • 03.08 Vision Resources of Central PA
    Presenter: Danette Blank

    Danette Blank, Executive Director, Vision Resources of Central PA, discusses the agency's mission and critical issues. 43 minutes • 5 MB

  • 03.01 Personnel Committee Update
    Presenter: Rev. Mark Englund-Krieger

    Carlisle Presbytery's Executive Presbyter, Rev. Mark Englund-Krieger, discusses the process of hiring Derry Church's next pastor and answers questions. 58 minutes • 6.7 MB

  • 02.22 Restoring the Crime Scene: Healing for Wholeness and Hope for Change
    Presenter: Rev. Jim Smith

    Rev. Jim Smith, Managing Chaplain at Country Meadows, draws from his 20-plus years as a chaplain in Pennsylvania’s State Correctional System, where he was instrumental in creating programs that were designed to enlighten offenders on the impact of their decision to commit a crime and provide victims of crime an opportunity to sense engagement in the criminal justice process. 58 minutes • 6.7 MB

  • 02.15 Medical Mission in Zambia
    Presenter: Andy (MD) and Becky (RN) Freiberg

    Andy Freiberg, MD, Department of Hematology/Oncology and Beckie Freiberg, RN, both of Penn State Hershey Medical Center discuss their trip to Zambia last fall to participate in "Helping Babies Breathe", a program of the World Health Organization. The group of medical professionals from Central PA and beyond spent two weeks training 240 midwives and birth attendants in techniques for newborn resuscitation. - 49 min. - 5.7MB

  • 02.01 A Second Chance At Life - Organ Transplant Ministries
    Presenter: Jim Carns and Carl Rohr, Derry members and organ recipients; Dr. Michael Reed, Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, and Amy Morgan, RN, both of Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Derry members and Dwendy Johnson, Gift of Life Representative

    More than 123,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants to save their lives. Presenters discuss personal stories of organ transplants both from the recipient and medical profession standpoints. -- 45 min. -- 5.2 MB

  • 01.25 CWS Refugee Center
    Presenter: Christine Baer

    Christine Baer, Congregational Resource Developer for Church World Service Immigration and Refugee Program in Lancaster, explains the mission of this organization which serves serves the refugee and immigrant communities of Central Pennsylvania. 6.6 MB • 57 minutes

  • 01.18 Overcoming Generational Poverty
    Presenter: Ron Kratofil

    Ron Kratofil, President and CEO, Goodwill Keystone Area, discusses poverty in the U.S., class structure and moving people from poverty into the middle class. 60 minutes • 6.9 MB

  • 01.11 Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children
    Presenter: Jen DeBell

    Jen DeBell, Vice President of Public Policy, talks about the mission and challenges facing Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children and answers questions from the audience. 48 minutes • 5.5 MB

  • 01.04 United Orphanage and Academy in Mois' Bridge, Kenya
    Presenter: Kristen Campbell

    Derry member Kristen Campbell presents the United Orphanage in the Rift Valley of Kenya, begun in 2001 with the help of Presbyterian Churches in National Capitol presbytery. The reconciliation of children from various ethnic tribes and backgrounds was a founding principle. Dormitories, toilets, kitchen and dining facilities have been constructed. The orphanage now houses 54 children and helps to educate more than 200 boys and girls. Derry’s Christmas Eve offering purchased a van for transporting these orphans and students. 52 minutes • 6 MB

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