Parish Mission Statement

"Nourished by the Word and Eucharist, under the spiritual guidance of our pastor, we the members of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, empowered by the Holy Spirit, strive to create a vital, welcoming Catholic faith community that embraces each person. Acknowledging our blessings and supporting one another, we share our faith, time, and talent, to joyfully proclaim the Gospel and humbly serve the needs of God's people and work to be the presence of Christ in an ever-changing world."

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Latest News
Sunday School
We are still accepting registrations for our Sunday School program, which runs from 9:50 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. September through May. Click here for a registration form, or contact the Sr. Ann at the parish office at 717-637-1191.

Middle East Crisis Special Collection
A special collection will take place the weekend of September 27th/28th to support the humanitarian and pastoral needs of Christians and other minorities in the face of ongoing violence and persecution in the Middle East. Your generosity is appreciated.

Fall Family Fun Festival
The Home and School Association is holding its annual Fall Family Fun Festival on Saturday, September 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. There's great food and lots of games for the kids. Hayrides and a moon bounce are available as well. Rain or shine - hope to see you there!

Parent Meeting for Confirmation
There is a meeting for parents of 8th-grade students receiving Confirmation this year on Wednesday, October 1st in the school gym.

In Honor of St. Therese
Please join us for an evening of prayer to honor St. Therese the Little Flower on Wednesday, October 1st at 7:00 p.m. The Homilist will be Fr. Robert Yohe. You may bring a rose to symbolize your special intentions.

Social Sunday
Join fellow parishioners for some coffee, hot cocoa and doughnuts on Sunday, October 5th after the 8:00 a.m. Mass. Sponsored by the Parish.

Mass to Honor First Responders
Annunciation B.V.M. Church will honor First Responders at the annual Blue Mass on Sunday, October 12 at 2:00 p.m. We encourage you to join us in supporting our law enforcement officials, firefighters and emergency response personnel.

Parish Council of Catholic Women
The next meeting for P.C.C.W will be on Tuesday, October 21st in the Parish Center. For questions, please contact Toni Weaver at 632-5357.

Adoration Chapel
The following hours are available for adoration: Sunday, 1:00 p.m., Monday, 6:00 a.m., Wednesday, 1:00 and 7:00 p.m., Friday, 2:00 p.m. If you can spend an our with our Lord, please contact Gloria Murren at 637-8635.

For more parish/deanery activities and upcoming events, click here.