Archive for 2021

May 20, 2021

Thursday, May 20th, 2021

Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.

Timothy 4:12


Healthy Living for your brain and body

Are you concerned about the risk of Alzheimer’s for you or your loved ones? This Zoom session presented by the Greater Pennsylvania Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association provides insights into how lifestyle choices may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age.

Please plan to join us on Wednesday, June 9, from noon to 1 p.m.

Registration information is provided on the attached flyer.

Open Enrollment Ends May 22

Messiah University encourages the health and financial well-being of its employees by providing access to quality and affordable healthcare as well as other valuable benefits.

Open Enrollment is the time to assess your benefits and make elections for the new year (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022).

All benefits eligible employees must either call the benefit service center or log on to the website to elect your benefits that will be effective July 1, 2021.

The last day to enroll or make benefit changes via phone is Saturday, May 21, 2021. There are limited customer service representatives available on Saturday.

The last day to enroll or make benefit changes online is Sunday, May 22, 2021
After May 22, 2021, you cannot make changes to your benefits unless you experience a life status change.

Instructions for Open Enrollment at attached.

The BRIDGE is here

The latest issue of The Bridge has published! Check out our feature on the art of listening, a timely piece for today’s world. Read the entire issue at

Campus Store Announces Summer Hours

As of Monday, May 17, the Campus Store’s summer hours are 10 a.m. -2 p.m., Monday-Friday. The store will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31 and Independence Day (observed), Friday, July 2.


Job opportunities

The Department of Safety has an opening for a full-time fire and safety systems coordinator. For more information and to apply, please visit: Job-related questions may be directed to Bryce Wickard, interim director of safety at

For sale

House for sale near athletic fields. Spacious house for sale near the Messiah athletic fields, a short walk from the college. Around 2300 sq. ft. Five large bedrooms, two full baths, on a wooded lot with large windows and a fantastic view of a stream. There is a one bedroom apartment in the basement with its own entrance and a full bath. The lower level also has a two car garage and a large workshop. Contact Lin Taylor:

For rent

Very nice apartment (can be studio for $695 per month or one-bedroom for $895 per month) in a beautiful residential neighborhood about one mile from Messiah University main campus. The apartment, which will be available July 1, is located in a nice home and has a private entrance and off-street parking. Rent includes all utilities and WIFI. For more information email

A lovely “raised ranch” style house with three bedrooms, one and a half baths, living room, kitchen, and a separate dining room is available to rent.  Conveniently located in a friendly neighborhood less than a mile from Messiah University, this house features a screened-in carport and an outdoor deck with a beautiful view.  It is in an excellent school district (Mechanicsburg).  Tenants will occupy the main level of the house and have partial access to the lower level which includes laundry facilities and additional storage space.  Available July 1, 2021.  For more information, contact, or call 717-697-2010.


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