November 20 announcements

You are invited to the Christmas Market at the Mennonite Heritage Center which opens December 1 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.  Opening Day features the Farm Market in the Barn with fine local produce and specialty products, as well as the artisan Craft Show in the Heritage Center.  The Craft Show continues throughout December. For hours and info visit   


The Material Resource Center invites you to their Christmas Open House, November 30, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and December 1, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.   Additional shopping hours are also available December 3-7 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm. Shop for unique handmade and re-purposed items — great for gifting. All proceeds benefit Mennonite Central Committee.


Blooming Glen Mennonite Church presents an evening of seasonal carols for congregational singing and a performance by the Adult Choir of Franz Schubert’s Mass in G, at 6:30 pm on Sunday, December 16.  A free-will offering will be received and refreshments will follow the program.  For information, call 215-257-3431 or visit


The Craft Stand coordinators want to remind you to begin creating for the 63rd annual PA Relief Sale which will be held Friday and Saturday, April 5 and 6, 2019, at the Farm Show Building in Harrisburg, PA. They are seeking crafts made from fabric, yarn, thread, wood, paper, or your specialty medium to make and donate new quality items. Items can be dropped off anytime at the Ephrata MCC Material Resources Center.  Please call or email with any questions or comments; contact Janet Runion Patton at 717-926-4008 or


Living Branches has a new opportunity for someone interested in learning volunteer management.  This is an unpaid volunteer position, serving on the Dock Woods campus two days per week.  The right candidate has good communication skills, is comfortable with technology, and is a self-starter.  To apply, visit the Living Branches website:  For more information, contact Lynne Allebach, volunteer coordinator, at 215-368-4438 ext. 42289.


Quakertown Christian School is currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Director of Education. This is a 12-month position. Ideal candidates will have a Ph.D. in Education or a related field. Résumés should be submitted to; no calls please.


Looking to serve in a mentoring role to young adults? Service Adventure is seeking leaders for its unit location in beautiful Anchorage, Alaska. This is a unique opportunity to serve as a mentor and to foster community with a household of young adults through faith formation, daily living, and house activities. For more information, contact Susan Nisly at Mennonite Mission Network: