January 10 announcements

The January issue of Peace & Justice News from the Peace & Justice Committee of Eastern District and Franconia Conferences is now posted at  http://efpjc.ppjr.org. This issue includes stories on Building a Better Peace and a report on MCC’s Native American Learning Tour.


Karen’s Place
 — the coffee shop ministry of Doylestown Mennonite Church — will be open on Saturday, January 21 at 7:00 pm, featuring Call Me Found.  There is no admission charge, and they will donate a percentage of proceeds to Worthwhile Wear. For information please call the church office at 215-345-6377 or visit www.karensplace.org.



You are invited to participate in a Global Songfest sponsored by Mennonite World Conference, Saturday, January 21, 7:00 pm at Akron Mennonite Church (1311 Diamond St., Akron, PA).  Come celebrate World Fellowship “weekend” by singing together songs from around the world. An offering will be taken to support the work of Mennonite World Conference. If you are interested in helping to lead, either as a vocalist or an instrumentalist, please contact Pat Martin at pmartin@akronmench.org.


A Family Movie Night will be held at Deep Run East Mennonite Church on Friday, January 27.  Doors open at 6:30 pm, the movie begins at 7:00, and they’ll be showing “Jonah: A Veggie Tales Movie”. Bring a blanket and some friends — beverages and popcorn will be provided. Please RSVP to Beth Davco at 215-766-8380 or bdavco@deepruneast.org.


Looking for options for your preschool children? Discover Dock Mennonite Academy, a place for exploration & inquiry, where your children will learn to love God and others. Early Childhood & Kindergarten Open Houses will be held January 27, February 7 and February 16 at 8:45 am on their EC-8 campus in Souderton.  Come see their teachers and students in action and hear what other parents are saying about their experience!  Email admssions@dock.org for more details, or visit www.dock.org.


A Marriage Enhancement Dinner Event will be held at Deep Run East Mennonite Saturday, February 11. Dinner begins at 5:30 pm, followed by guest speakers Steve and Jane Rivera. The cost is $40.00 per couple and free childcare is available, but you must RSVP. Please mail a check with RSVP by January 30.  For information and to print out an RSVP, visit www.deepruneast.org.


Are you seeking a Christian education for your K through 12th grader that will help him love learning and discover his true potential in Christ? Quakertown Christian School invites you to explore how their kind and challenging environment can help prepare your child’s heart and mind to step into his bright future. Visit one of their Open House Events – February 16, March 2, March 16, and March 30 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.


Plains Mennonite Church has yard signs welcoming our neighbors with the statement “No matter where you are from, we’re glad you’re our neighbor” written in Spanish, English, and Arabic. The signs are $10 each. To order, contact the church office at 215-362-7640 or plainsmc@verizon.net.


Souderton Mennonite Homes’ resident chorus is looking for an accompanist. The chorus rehearses two Thursday afternoons each month from 3:30 to 4:30 pm and sings during worship services on the fourth Sunday of each month.  For more information on this opportunity, please contact Lynne Allebach at 215-368-4438 ext. 42289 or by email at lynne.allebach@livingbranches.org.