May 9 announcements

At the 2016 Assembly, delegates from Eastern District Conference and Franconia Mennonite Conference affirmed moving forward with a process to explore reconciliation and possibly reuniting EDC and FMC as one. The Reference Team appointed by both conferences’ boards is now requesting your input. Please take a few minutes and complete their online survey here:


Karen’s Place – the coffee shop ministry of Doylestown Mennonite Church – will welcome the rock band Glorify on May 20.  Doors open at 7:00 pm; 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


The Walking Roots Band from Harrisonburg, VA, will offer a “Children and Worship Workshop” on Saturday, May 27, 9:30 to 11:30 am at Salford Mennonite Church.  During the first hour, the band will lead an interactive time with children who attend as adult leaders observe; the more leader-focused second hour will include ideas, practices, and strategies for creating worship experiences that are rich for both children and adults in the congregation.  A freewill offering will be received. See the flier for more information.


MEDA World Night Market will again light up the Souderton Shopping Center, June 3 from 8:00 pm to 12 midnight! This year’s market is doubling in size and fun with more live music, international food trucks, shopping, midnight floating lanterns, escape rooms, global culture featuring MEDA project tents and much more! Admission is free, held rain or shine, and shuttle parking is available from Calvary Church. Visit for more information, view the promo video or download the poster here.


Individuals involved in health-related professions are invited to the Annual Gathering of Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship, June 23 to 25 at Laurelville Mennonite Church Center. The theme of this year’s gathering is “Creating Healing Environments”, and features several speakers, as well as a children’s program. More details and registration at


Plains Mennonite Church
needs childcare providers for the Second Friday of each month while parents attend an Autism Support Group from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. There is a $20 stipend; child protection paperwork is necessary. If interested, contact Plains Mennonite Church at 215-362-7640 or


Bethany Birches Camp is looking for summer staff, especially male counselors (age 19-25) and assistant counselors (age 17 and 18).  Camp staff are people who reflect God’s love and light to campers; interested individuals can visit, call (802)-672-5220 or email