January 31 announcements

Space is still available for the Peace Retreat February 10-12 at the beautiful St. Mary of Providence Center in Elverson, PA. Day registration is also available. Mennonite pastor, educator, and environmentalist Todd Wynward will speak at this retreat entitled “Rewilding the Way: Breaking Free to Follow an Untamed God”. Email Carolyn Boyd – fcboyd@verizon.net – for registration or see the attached brochure for more information. Everyone is also welcome to come hear Todd speak at Plains Mennonite Church on Thursday, February 9 at 7:00 pm.


Junior High youth and sponsors: March 17 is the date of this year’s Late Night Blast at Dock Mennonite Academy! From 6:30 to 11:30 pm, we will have inspiring worship, fun games, great fellowship and all the pizza you can eat. Contact John Stoltzfus (jstoltzfus@franconiaconference.org) if you have questions.  To register, visit the Youth Ministry page at franconiaconference.org.


Come out to Whitehall Mennonite Church for a delicious Dutch breakfast February 11, 8:30 to 11:00 am. Food includes pancakes, sausage, corned beef hash, eggs and more, plus on your way out you can purchase a homemade shoo-fly pie or pecan pie.


Come join Souderton Mennonite Church at an event called “The Dwelling Place”, Saturday, February 18 at 7:00 pm. This will be a time of worship, praise and prayer, led by students from Eastern University. For more information, please email churchoffice@soudertonmennonite.org or call 215-723-3088.


Karen’s Place — the coffee shop ministry of Doylestown Mennonite Church — will be open on Saturday, February 18 at 7:00 pm featuring The Joe Miralles Trio; also appearing will be Liz Collins.  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.


Early registration for the Mennonite Church USA Convention 2017 ends on February 28. Early registration includes a t-shirt, I-Ride trolley pass, servant project and a meal card. Come to Orlando July 4 to 8 to celebrate “Love is a Verb” with fellowship, worship and activities with Mennonites from around the country. Learn more at http://convention.mennoniteusa.org/registration/.