Firefighters, EMTs, and First Responders
In October, we pause to honor and give thanks to all our Firefighters, EMTs, and First Responders. Our cross shines red in honor of their self-less service and dedication to keeping us safe. Special thanks to York Area United Fire and Rescue who answers the call for emergency assistance in our neighborhoods.
Beginning in 1956, our 60 foot, illuminated cross shone as a beacon in the neighborhood. Over time, the cross fell into disrepair and was no longer lit. But Hayshire UCC’s light has never gone out. We have remained a passionate, vibrant, and welcoming congregation who shines God’s love and light on the community and beyond.
In 2017, with overwhelming support from our congregation, we were able to get the cross repaired. On April 30, 2017, a dedication was held, and at dusk, the cross was once again lit and has been shining over our community ever since.