October 30 announcements

The Mennonite Heritage Center invites the public to a program: “Mennonites and Lutherans in the 21st Century: A Journey in Reconciliation” on Sunday, November 4 at 2:00 pm. Lutheran Pastor Stephen Godsall-Myers will explore the exciting reconciliation moments that have emerged, touching on the relationship that developed between Salford Mennonite Church and Advent Lutheran Church in Harleysville. This event is open to the public, and admission is by donation.


Salford Mennonite Church will be hosting a concert featuring Anthony Brown on Sunday, November 4 at 7:00 pm. Tony is a peace ambassador and an advocate for human rights and his repertoire will reflect those themes. He has performed in venues throughout the world to critical acclaim. You can learn more about Tony at  anthonybrownbaritone.net.


The Walking Roots Band will hold a Christmas music benefit concert to support MCC’s development efforts around the world, Saturday, December 1 at 7:00 in Clemens Theater at Dock Mennonite Academy (9-12 campus).  Seats will be reserved first for those who wish to participate as concert sponsors. Remaining seats will be assigned via “bids” (gift offers) through a silent auction. Reserve your seats by November 12. 


It’s Shopping for a Cause at Ten Thousand Villages in Souderton the week of November 12 to 16.  You can support support one of ten nonprofits, including Advocates for the Homeless of Upper Bucks, Crossroads Community Center, Mennonite Disaster Service, and the Wellspring Clubhouse at Penn Foundation — just mention one of these organizations at the register and the store will donate 20% of your purchase (10% of oriental rug purchases). Store hours for the shopping event are 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.


You are invited to the Perkasie Patchwork Coffeehouse on November 17 as they welcome Rolly Brown and Mark Cosgrove: two U.S. National Guitar Championship winners playing together on one small stage. Doors open at 7:00 pm; for more info, visit PerkMenno.net.


Karen’s Place — the coffee shop ministry of Doylestown Mennonite Church — will be open on November 17, featuring the blues rock band Obadiah. Doors open at 7:00 pm and there is no admission charge. For information, call the church office at 215-345-6377 or visit www.karensplace.org.


You are invited to a Benefit Breakfast for the AHUB Code Blue Shelter Program on Saturday, November 17 from 7:00 to 9:30 am at West Swamp Mennonite Church. Enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage with your donation to help shelter the homeless of Upper Bucks on nights when the temperature dips below 26 degrees. The breakfast is cooked and served by West Swamp’s Men’s Bible Study.