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Guest speaker: Dave Hurst

Journalist and author

Journalist and author

Dave Hurst will be our guest speaker on Laity Sunday, June 28th at 10:30 am.   He will give a message of hope and challenge during this transition between pastors.  Pastor Dale has retired and Rev. Jeffrey Popson will begin on July 5th.  Dave is an active Christian layman in the Johnstown area and will bless you with his relaxed but direct approach to the Christian life.

Dave Hurst has been in mass communications for 40 years, including 20 years as a journalist working in radio, television and newspaper. In 1996 he founded Westsylvania magazine, a regional heritage magazine, and served as the magazine’s editor until 2002. Now Dave is a self-employed writer and communications consultant, writing a weekly regional heritage column that appears in the Daily American and three other newspapers, and working as Project Manager for The Steeples Project, a redevelopment campaign to save and find reuses for three former churches in the Cambria City Cultural District of Johnstown.