The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 21 Aug 2014 20:03:42 EDTThu, 21 Aug 2014 20:03:42 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssELCA bishop reflects on rolehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/591468.htmlIn the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus prays for future believers and asks that they have unity to let the world know God has sent him. In his 21 years as bishop of the Allegheny Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Rev. Gregory R.Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTSpiritual notes for Aug. 15, 2014http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/591464.htmlSimpson-Temple United Parish, 2212 Sixth Ave., will host a free outdoor concert with singer/pianist Kent Martin from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Bring your lawn chair. If the weather is inclement, the concert will be indoors.Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTPraise bands to perform during 'Rockin' the Lot'http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/591465.htmlHollidaysburg Church of Brethren 1028 Penn St., Hollidaysburg, will host "Rockin' the Lot," a music and food festival, from 3 to 8 p.m. Aug. 2.Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTELCM schedules fifth conferencehttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/591466.htmlThe fifth General Conference Triennial Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Conference & Ministerium of North America Inc. will begin at 5:30 p.m. Thursday and end at noon Aug. 23 at Zion Lutheran Church, 15 S. Fourth St., Harrisburg.Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTVacation Bible School for Aug. 15, 2014http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/content.detail/id/591467.htmlWard Avenue Presbyterian Church, 111 Ward Ave., will have vacation Bible school from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday. The theme is Jungle Safari where kids get to know the nature of God. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT