August 8 announcements

Karen’s Place — the coffee shop ministry of Doylestown Mennonite Church — continues their “Monday Nights in August” concert series. Every Monday night in August at 7:30 pm will feature an outdoor concert, including Basic Connection with special guests Dominick Cox and Egypt Speaks on August 14. Concerts are free; bring your lawn chairs (in the event of rain concerts will be held indoors). For information please call the church office at 215-345-6377 or visit


Souderton Mennonite Homes, as part of their 100th Anniversary and Chicken BBQ event, is hosting the Annual Paul and Stella Godshall Memorial Hymn Sing Under the Tent on Sunday, August 27, at 6:00 pm.  They are also encouraging donors, residents, family and friends to make a special gift of $100 or more to the Souderton Mennonite Homes Agape Fund. Donations should be made out to Living Branches Foundation, and earmarked “Agape $100 for 100 Years”.  The Agape Fund is the benevolent care fund that provides financial assistance to residents at the Souderton campus who are no longer able to pay the full cost of their care.


The public is invited to three upcoming free concerts at Spruce Lake:

All concerts begin at 7:00 pm; go to for information, or call 800-822-7505.


Bally Mennonite Church will be serving a pancake breakfast (including pancakes, French toast, sausage, scrapple, OJ, tea, & coffee) on Saturday, September 16 from 7:00 to 11:00 am.  The cost is a donation, and proceeds will provide funds for the Sahara Children’s home in Nepal. For more information, visit


What would you do if you found yourself fresh out of prison, a social outcast in a strange city, with nowhere to lay your head? Could you survive life “on the outside? On September 30, Redemption Housing‘s Day One Challenge will place you “in the shoes” of Philadelphia’s returning citizens, giving you a glimpse of what they have to experience in the days and weeks following their release. Learn more and register at


A Seniors Retreat will be held at Spruce Lake, October 9 to 12. With speaker Glenn Alderfer, worship leader Randy Gaumer and a concert by Frances Drost, this retreat will be invigorating, worshipful and fun!  Call 800-822-7505 to register.


Join MCC East Coast October 10 to 15 for their Borderlands Learning Tour to the US/Mexico Border. Participants will increase their understanding and knowledge of the social and theological significance of migration, including advocacy tools and capacity building to engage others on borderlands and migration issues.  The cost of is $500 for the six days, which includes all meals, modest lodging and transportation on sites, and you will need a passport. See for more details and to register.


Quakertown Christian School is seeking to hire a full-time Administrative Assistant. A minimum of two years’ experience in related positions, an ability to multi-task, and proficiency in Word and Excel is preferred. A complete job description is available upon request. Please send resumes for consideration to  Administrator Timothy Gray, at