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 —
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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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have questions. To register, visit the Youth Ministry page at franconiaconference.org. Karen’s Place
Please note: the Franconia & Eastern District Conference offices will be closed Friday, December 23 through Monday, January 2. We will reopen Tuesday, January 3 at 9:00 am. (*Bulletin editors: note, there will be no bulletin announcements distributed on December 27.) The Peace and Justice Committee of Eastern District/Franconia Mennonite Conferences will hold their
Blooming Glen Mennonite Church invites you a Lessons & Carols Song Service on Sunday, December 18 at 6:30 pm. The program will include congregational singing, and Blooming Glen’s Adult and Junior Choirs, directed by Michael Bishop. Light refreshments will follow the program. For information call the church office 215-257-3431 or visit www.bgmc.net. Franconia Conference’s
Hilltop Preschool at Line Lexington Mennonite Church offers classes for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Learn more about their school and programs and tour the facility at their open house events, Mondays and Tuesdays at 10:00 am in December and January. To reserve your spot, or to arrange for a tour at a
Perkasie Mennonite Church and Patchwork Coffeehouse invite you to an Old-Fashioned Christmas on Sunday, December 18, at 4:00 pm, featuring music by The Kreider Family, Tachyonmetry, The Druckenmillers, and The Dulcimer Boys. Rob Yoder will lead the audience in a Christmas carol sing and Seth Yoder will provide a piano prelude beginning at 3:40 pm.
The Peace and Justice Committee of Eastern District/Franconia Mennonite Conferences will hold their next Peace Retreat February 10-12, 2017 at the beautiful St. Mary of Providence Center in Elverson, PA. They will welcome author and educator Todd Wynward as the leader in a retreat entitled “Rewilding the Way: Breaking Free to Follow an Untamed God”.
You are invited to integrate a demonstration for peace into your Thanksgiving weekend activities. Join others at the Horsham Air Guard Station to make a “witness in a time of endless war” on Saturday, November 26, noon to 2:00 pm on the grassy knoll at the corner of County Line & Easton Roads (Route 611).
The annual Christmas Cookie Sale by the pound will be held Saturday, December 10, 9:00 am to 12 noon at Finland Mennonite Church. Proceeds benefit the Finland Boys & Girls club. If you have questions, call 215-679-8980. Shine: Living in God’s Light, the Sunday school curriculum produced by MennoMedia and Brethren Press, is accepting applications
Blooming Glen Mennonite Church is holding an election day communion service, Tuesday, November 8, 7:00 to 7:30 pm. All are welcome to participate in this service of remembering our unity in Christ. Everence will be presenting a free educational program on “Teaching Children About Money and Values” at Deep Run West Church, on Wednesday,