Meeting God outdoors in Pennsylvania state parks

Jul 15, 2010 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Chambersburg Public Opinion

Two area state parks, Colonel Denning and Cowan's Gap, are among 40 state parks and campgrounds that will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pennsylvania's Chaplains in the Park program Sunday.

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team scott

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don't let the pres.find out or he'll stop it.
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keep your cildren close. that is a lot of religious men in one area.
Solah

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Sure sounds like the establishment clause of the 1st amendment is being overlooked here.

This group can do whatever they want, where ever, but the park managers shouldnt be involved.

Not sure if its just the headline, but it sure sounds like an endorsement from the state.
Say What

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Solah wrote:
Sure sounds like the establishment clause of the 1st amendment is being overlooked here.
This group can do whatever they want, where ever, but the park managers shouldnt be involved.
Not sure if its just the headline, but it sure sounds like an endorsement from the state.
Oh give it a break!!

The 1st Ammendment is in place to keep the govt from telling us we have to follow a certain religion and that's it!!

This event is not sponsored by the state or any of it's departments and what you're saying is that ANY and ALL government officials should be banned from attending any religious event??!!

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Say What wrote:
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Oh give it a break!!
The 1st Ammendment is in place to keep the govt from telling us we have to follow a certain religion and that's it!!
This event is not sponsored by the state or any of it's departments and what you're saying is that ANY and ALL government officials should be banned from attending any religious event??!!
We just like getting people like you all riled up!
Betty

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We just like getting people like you all riled up!
I'm sure Jesus will show up. He will also bring potatoe salad and 5 small fishes and 3 loaves of bread. But most of all, he will turn the lake into wine. And that's when the fun begins!! Yea Jesus!

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Jul 17, 2010
 
Betty wrote:
<quoted text>I'm sure Jesus will show up. He will also bring potatoe salad and 5 small fishes and 3 loaves of bread. But most of all, he will turn the lake into wine. And that's when the fun begins!! Yea Jesus!
Yes, a Wine Lake!

I hope it's not White Zin....

“ TOO cheesy”

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Yes, a Wine Lake!
I hope it's not White Zin....
did u notice u cant comment on the Mr. EDs fire?? i wonder why NOT, r they afraid somebody will tell them that it didnt make any money?? so the that INSURANCE check looks JUICY?? i just wonder why?? i cant post a comment on the Mr EDs fire
Matt Foley

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Jul 17, 2010
 
Solah wrote:
Sure sounds like the establishment clause of the 1st amendment is being overlooked here.
This group can do whatever they want, where ever, but the park managers shouldnt be involved.
Not sure if its just the headline, but it sure sounds like an endorsement from the state.
Really! Are they making you show up?
unbelievable destruction

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CcC wrote:
keep your cildren close. that is a lot of religious men in one area.
keep your children close to God this is what its all about not men wanting to be a dirty old man.
Oh Brother

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unbelievable destruction wrote:
<quoted text> keep your children close to God this is what its all about not men wanting to be a dirty old man.
I prefer my children non-brainwashed, thanks.

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TOO cheesy wrote:
<quoted text>did u notice u cant comment on the Mr. EDs fire?? i wonder why NOT, r they afraid somebody will tell them that it didnt make any money?? so the that INSURANCE check looks JUICY?? i just wonder why?? i cant post a comment on the Mr EDs fire
Maybe it's because people were speculating and making accusations on the cause of the fire - which is shaky legal ground. The PO rarely cuts off comments and when they do, I think it's for good reason: because of idiots.

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unbelievable destruction wrote:
<quoted text> keep your children close to God this is what its all about not men wanting to be a dirty old man.
I think you're missing the point there... since dirty old men like to use God for their own sinister purposes. How about we just teach kids to be good, decent people without fear of damnation and judgement? You know, being a good person because it's the right thing to do, not because there is a punishment.

Tell me, what's up with all youth pastors having facial hair? Is there something about beards and goatees that lend credibility?

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