January 17 announcements

The Highland Presbyterian Church of Lancaster will present an evening program on “Drone Warfare –  How Does a Christian Respond?,” on Friday. January 27 at 7:00 pm.  This presentation by the Highland Justice, Peace and Reconciliation Committee will be moderated by Titus Peachey.


All are welcome to join in the celebration of God’s goodness at a special dedication service for Centro de Alabanza de Filadelfia‘s new building on Saturday, January 28, 7:00 pm at 440 Snyder Avenue, Philadelphia, PA.


What’s coming next? It’s a question that can create hope or anxiety. Join Everence Chief Investment Officer, Chad Horning, to consider what to expect from the financial and investment markets as a new administration takes the helm. Whether you are an avid market watcher or a novice, you will benefit from this conversation. This event will be held February 1, 7:00 pm at Zion Mennonite Church.


There’ll be something for everyone at Deep Run Mennonite Church West’s Community Night on Wednesday, February 8 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. The evening starts with a free fellowship dinner, followed by age-specific activities: Kids Club for ages 4 to sixth grade and Youth Group for grades 7-12. Adults will have a Bible study and will be knotting quilts for the MCC Resource Center (no experience necessary). RSVPs not required, but appreciated: deeprunwest@gmail.com or 215-766-8157.


“A Feast of Courage in the Heart of Winter” — all are invited to Plains Mennonite Church on Thursday, February 9 at 7:00 pm to be inspired and provoked as Todd Wynward, Mennonite pastor and author of Rewilding the way: Break Free to Follow an Untamed God, shares modern-day examples of communities of faith practicing creative resistance, everyday courage, and prophetic imagination. See the event flyer here.


Curious about Service Adventure?  Try it out, February 10-12!  Students can visit units in Albuquerque, Anchorage, Colorado Springs, Jackson or Johnstown.  For more information, contact SusanN@MennoniteMission.net.


Discover an international ministry in your hometown, and learn how to welcome refugees by volunteering through Church World Service. Christine Baer, Congregational Resource Developer at Church World Service, will spend an evening sharing about refugee needs and explaining specific opportunities to serve, Monday February 13, 6:30 pm at Alive Church, 510 Stevens Rd, Ephrata.  This event is open to all and registration is not required. Questions? Email Jessica Fellenger at jessicaf@emm.org or call 717-898-2251 ext. 235.


Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) is a program of Eastern Mennonite University that aims to strengthen the capacity of individuals, organizations, and communities to understand the impacts of trauma, interrupt cycles of violence, and build resilience at personal, community, and societal levels.  A five-day STAR Level 1 trauma awareness and resilience-training program, open to anyone interested, will be held at Eastern Mennonite University in Lancaster, March 20-24. For more information, call 717-397-5190.


The Community at Rockhill presents the work of renowned local artists Kimberly Mehler and Carl Berlinger. Their gallery is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and is fully accessible to visitors with disabilities. For more information, please contact Pete Leonowitz at 215-257-2751, ext. 214.


Kids Club is back at Deep Run Mennonite Church West on Wednesday nights from 6:45 to 8:15 pm. The program is for children age 4 through sixth grade and includes interactive Bible lessons, songs, crafts, games and snack. Free and open to all, and drop-ins welcome. For more info, email deeprunwest@gmail.com or call 215-766-8157.


Salford Mennonite Child Care Centers is searching for a part time Administrative Assistant at their Lansdale location. This job requires Early Childhood experience, the ability to substitute in the classroom, as well as knowledge in customer service and Microsoft Word/ Excel/ Office/Publisher.  If you are interested please contact Christina Lynch lynchc@salfordmc.org or 215-256-6421 ext. 116.