November 13 announcements

Come see, taste, touch, hear and feel the Lord’s Prayer in a whole new way during Deep Run West’s multi-sensory Thanksgiving Eve family event on Wednesday, November 21 at 7:00 pm. The event will feature six stations, each focusing on a verse of the Lord’s Prayer, with an interactive, sensory activity, and there will be a hymn sing and potluck dessert to follow. If you have questions, call the church at 215-766-8157. 


Zion Mennonite Church’s Table of Plenty will host a community Thanksgiving Day meal on Thursday, November 22 at 12:00 noon.  Appetizers will be served at 11:30 am.  The meal is free to all attendees, but reservations are requested; call the church at 215-723-3592.  Zion will also hold a Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 21, at 7:00 pm. Come and give thanks and reflect on our blessings that God has given us.


The Mennonite Heritage Center invites you to view the exhibit: “Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War” on display from November 23 to February 10. This traveling exhibit, produced by the Kauffman Museum, North Newton, KS, depicts the stories of peace protestors against the First World War.  Duane Kauffman will speak on the “Experiences of southeastern Pennsylvania Mennonite Conscientious Objectors in WW1” on Saturday, November 24 at 7:00 pm. See for information.


A Christmas Song Service will be held at Franconia Mennonite Church on Sunday, December 2 at 6:30 pm.  All are invited to this sing-along of favorite Christmas carols using the red “Mennonite Hymnal.”  A time of fellowship and snacks will follow the singing. 


Basketball Night at Deep Run East Mennonite Church will be Sunday, December 9 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.  This night is free and open to males and females ages 12 through adult.  No reservations needed; for info, contact or 215-766-8380.


A Blood Drive will be held at Deep Run East Mennonite Church on Tuesday, December 11 from 2:00 to 7:00 pm. You will be someone’s hero – in fact, you could help save more than one life with just one donation. You can register ahead of time by visiting; walk-ins are also welcome.


Dock Mennonite Academy has long-term substitute openings (beginning March 2019) for an Elementary Teacher and a Strings Teacher (9-12 campus).  Applicants should submit their letter of introduction, resume and application for teaching position to Dr. Conrad J. Swartzentruber, Superintendent, 1000 Forty Foot Rd., Lansdale, PA 19446 or


Peaceful Living is seeking caring volunteers who want to create belonging for adults with intellectual disabilities and autism. Everyone deserves to live with a sense of “belonging” and express their unique talents, interests, and capabilities!  Daytime, evening, and weekend opportunities are available. To learn more, visit or contact Connie Maurer: or 610-287-1200, ext. 2092.