September 4 announcements

A Grief Share Support Group is being held at Zion Mennonite Church every Thursday afternoon, 1:00 to 2:30 pm through November. This group is for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. Please call 215-723-3592 for more information. You are welcome to begin attending the Grief Share group at any session.


The Mennonite Heritage Center invites you to a program “Researching Family Homesteads” presented by genealogist Eva Beidler on Sunday, September 9 at 2:00 pm. Eva will discuss how she was inspired to research family history and what she learned in visiting home places of the Beidler, Landis and Bower families in Bucks and Montgomery counties. Admission is by donation.


Everence Financial will hold an informative workshop on Thursday, September 13, to provide important information about Medicare options and how to move from current health coverage to Medicare. The event will begin at 6:30 pm at Franconia Mennonite Church. An additional workshop on maximizing Social Security benefits will start at 7:30 pm. Those interested in attending should contact Leah Ludwig at 215-703-0111 or visit by September 10.


Deep Run Mennonite Church West is kicking off its Fall Kids Club season with Family Night at Supplee Park in Dublin on Saturday, September 15 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. There will be Bible stories, crafts, games and a free hot dog supper for all.   


Good Company, a 6-member a cappella ensemble based in Harrisonburg, Virginia, will perform a concert at Zion Mennonite Church on Sunday, September 16 at 3:00 pm. This family-friendly event will feature a wide variety of musical styles, sure to entertain any music lover. Admission is by donation. For information about Good Company, visit  


My Toddler and Me is an opportunity for parents and other caregivers of 2 and 3 year olds to get out and to meet others. Each Wednesday morning beginning September 26 from 9:00 to 10:30 am, join them for story, craft and fun time together at Zion Mennonite Church. For more information call the church at 215-723-3592 or visit


Travel with your Delaware Valley MEDA friends to Indianapolis for MEDA’s Convention 2018. Perkiomen Tours will take care of all the details; the bus will leave Franconia Mennonite Church on Thursday, November 8 at 4:00 am and arrive at the JW Marriott at 6:00 pm, in time for the opening session. The return trip will have you back in Souderton at 9:00 pm on Sunday, November 11.  The cost is $75 per person round trip, plus gratuity for the driver.  Register by October 1 by contacting Lucy Brubaker at or 215-872-7839.


Healthy Niños Honduras has recently released its fall newsletter, available at  The newsletter includes the summary of the 2018 mission team work as well as the wish list of items being collected for an upcoming container shipment. For additional information about the work of Healthy Niños, check out


Looking for an opportunity to fit into a thriving, growing Christian ministry environment? Spruce Lake has openings for dishwashers, year-round, part-time. See their website for details, and apply online at