Stake Conference & Announcements

February 27th & 28th, 2016

Stake Conference

Lay Up Treasures in Heaven Matthew 6:19-21

Stake Conference Sessions

Saturday, February 27th - Chambersburg Stake Center
5:30 - 6:30 pm Priesthood Leadership Training - Those to attend leadership session includes - Bishoprics; Executive Secretaries; Ward Clerk; High Priest Group Leaders, Assistants and Secretaries; Elders Quorum Presidencies and Secretaries; Ward Mission Leaders; Young Men Presidencies, Secretaries and Assistant Advisers. Those who do NOT need to attend - Assistant Clerks, Deacon and Teacher Quorum Presidencies

7:00 - 8:30 pm Adult Session - Theme "Strengthen Yourself & Your Family"

8:30 - 9:00 pm Dessert & Fellowship

Sunday, February 28th - Stake Conference 10:00 am - Will be broadcast from the Chambersburg Stake Center to the New Oxford, Carlisle and Fairview Ward Buildings.

Message from the Stake Presidency

Brothers and Sisters:

The Saturday evening session of stake conference will be held on Saturday, February 27th at the Stake Center from 7:00-8:30pm with dessert and fellowship to follow. We personally invite all members 18 and over to be in attendance.

In recent Saturday evening sessions we stressed the 5 W's of ministering to others. In this meeting we will be talking about YOU. How to lift and strengthen yourself and the members of your family. We will be discussing what you can do to be closer to your Heavenly Father and what you can do to help strengthen your family.

We also invite all Priesthood Leaders 18 and over to attend a special Priesthood Leadership Training this same evening starting at 5:30pm.

We recognize that it can be a struggle for the parents of young families to attend evening meetings without their children. We encourage you to begin now to make arrangements so that you will be able to attend these meetings.

The Sunday session of conference is for all members and will be broadcast from the Chambersburg Stake Center to the Carlisle, Fairview, and New Oxford buildings. We have purchased updated equipment to ensure the broadcast is of the highest possible quality.

It is our prayer that every member of our stake will join us Saturday evening and again Sunday for an uplifting and inspiring weekend.

Presidents Hurley, Burton and Greenway

Sermon on the Mount: Treasures in Heaven

February 21st Changes in Callings

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Young Single Adult Activities -

  • Friday, February 26th - Rock Band Night - multi stake YSA event at the Smiths located at 702 Dickeys Dr., Chambersburg, PA
  • Tuesday, March 8th - Face to Face Broadcast for YSA
    8pm - 9:30 pm Participate in a live, worldwide activity on March 8, 2016, featuring a discussion with Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Sister Carole M. Stephens, second counselor in the Relief Society general presidency; and Elder Donald L. Hallstrom of the Seventy. Submit questions on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using #LDSface2face. The event will be streamed live on March 8, 2016, at 8:00 p.m. EST. You can join the conversation on this page,, the LDS Youth YouTube channel, or the Mormon Channel. Click Here for more event details
  • Cumberland Valley YS Branch meets 11 am - 2 pm each Sunday at the Fairview Building. All are welcome! Text 717-404-6736 for more YSA information.

Relief Society -

Saturday, March 5th Relief Society "Don Your Aprons & Pearls" 50's Retro Inspired Birthday Celebration

Time: 9 am - 11 am

9:00 Breakfast (who doesn't like to eat!) followed by a program.

Sign up for a table to display your homemaking talents or something of your mom or grandmothers! Wear your favorite 50's outfit or apron.

Saturday, March 12th - 9 am - 1 pm Self Reliance Activity

Place: New Oxford Ward Building

A morning dedicated to helping participants become more self reliant. All Relief Society sisters from the Hanover & Gettysburg Wards are invited. Topics will include: Food storage, gardening, budget making, car maintenance & canning 101.

Youth Women & Young Men -

Sunday, March 6th - 7 pm - 8:30 pm For the Strength of Youth Conference

Place: Chambersburg Stake Center

For youth 12 and up plus adults. Church dress.

New Church Initiative -

Connecting volunteers with opportunities to care for others and improve our communities. links you to service opportunities in your community (faith, nonprofit, community & governmental organizations) so you can make a difference wherever you are and however you want to serve. Check it out & Sign up today! See Brother Curtis, the new coordinator if you need assistance.

Year End Tithing Tax Summary - currently available on web site. It's easy, go to

  1. Click on "My Account & Ward" (upper Right side of your screen) and select the "donations" button under "My Ward" column.
  2. Click on "Donor Statement" and select the "Official US Tax Statement" button. From there you can print the report.

If you are unable to print out a summary, please see Brother Coleman or Bishop Buxton for a copy.

Family History Center - open Tuesday & Wednesday evenings from 7 pm - 8:30 pm.

If you wish to add an announcement; please forward the information to Sister Howard at