July 23 announcements

This week all congregations in Eastern District & Franconia Conference are praying for Rocky Ridge Mennonite Church in Quakertown, PA.  The church asks for your prayers, that they would courageously follow the leading of the Holy Spirit in their lives and organizationally; that they would creatively engage their neighbors with the Good News of Jesus; and that they would consistently surrender their will, aspirations, and desires to will of the Father.  To read more about Rocky Ridge, go to franconiaconference.org/profiles.


The Mennonite Heritage Center invites you to the Opening Reception for the new exhibits: Food: Our Global Kitchen and Food Heritage of Eastern Pennsylvania on Sunday, July 28 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Enjoy sampling foods from different centuries and learn about both traditions and contemporary food issues. Admission is by donation – see www.mhep.org for more info.  


A blood drive will be held at Deep Run East Mennonite Church on August 13, 2:00 to 7:00 pm. Blood supplies are dangerously low and all blood types needed. Please give now to ensure blood is available for patients facing trauma and other life-threatening situations. Please register at www.redcrossblood.org.  


Tickets are now on sale for Penn Foundation’s Autumn Event, Tuesday, September 24, 7:30 pm at Pennridge High School.  The evening will feature local celebrity emcee Richard Curtis, staff honoree Lu Mauro, and the keynote speaker will be former collegiate and NFL quarterback and mental health advocate Ryan Leaf.  Click here to purchase tickets.