July 5 announcements

The Miller-Keystone Blood Drive will be held Thursday, July 13, 3:30 to 7:30 pm at Swamp Mennonite Church.  For more info, contact Jodie Foley at 215-541-3165.


The Mennonite Heritage Center Used Book Sale will be held July 20 to 22 and 25 to 27 in the museum building.  Great books available at low prices!  July 20 (10:00 am – 7:00 pm) — $2 hardbacks, $1 paperbacks; July 21 (10:00 am – 7:00 pm) — half price; July 22 (10:00 am – 2:00 pm) — $3 per bag. This year the bag sale will continue on Tuesday to Thursday, July 25-27 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm). The center is closed Sunday and Monday.


Swamp Mennonite Church invites you to their Maker Fun Factory VBS, Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 4 from 9:00 am to 12 noon each day.  To register, call 215-536-7928 or email info@justswamp.com.


Consistent Life‘s 30th anniversary conference is coming up August 4 to 6 at Eastern University. The theme is “Creating a Holistic Culture of Life: Bridging the Life/Peace Divide” and the event will feature speakers such as Shane Claiborne and Ron Sider. There will be over 16 workshops  including sessions on the death penalty, restorative justice, the CL movement and racism, nuclear weapons and the CLE, and how to counter our throwaway culture. Find more info and register HERE.   


Experience a cultural exchange by hosting an international student. A male Chinese international student who will be attending the 8th grade at Dock Mennonite Academy in the 2017-18 academic year is in need of a host family.  There is a monthly stipend to cover his expenses and as a thank you for hosting the student, a gift of $800 will be made to your congregation in your name. You can find out more and apply here or call Elizabeth at 347-669-0197.


Frederick Living (Continuing Care Retirement Community) is hiring for Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), Nurses (RN/LPN), Med Techs, Nurse Aides, Dining Homemaker, Medical Transportation Driver and Prep Cook.  There are full-time, part-time, pool/per diem and weekend shifts available.  Please visit the Frederick Living website to read the job details for the position you are qualified for, or to complete the online application. For more info, call 610-754-7878, ext. 117.