September 24 announcements

This week all congregations in Eastern District & Franconia Conference are praying for Doylestown Mennonite Church.  Please pray that they deepen their identity in Jesus so that they can follow His example of engaging others with the love of God.  Also, their theme for this year is Incarnational Living; pray that they have the courage to practice living incarnationally even when it feels uncomfortable. To read more about Doylestown, go to


Dock Mennonite Academy
invites the community to participate in the following free activities on Saturday, October 5 at the 9-12 campus:  10:00 am – Disc Golf Open (field house, please RSVP), 11:00 am – Color Fun Run (varsity baseball field, please RSVP), 12:30-3:00 pm – Franklin Institute Chemistry Show and STEM Fest for K-8 (Rosenberger Academic Center).  For more information, visit or contact or 215-362-2675.


Wellspring Church of Skippack will hold their Fall Fest, Sunday, October 6, 4:30 to 6:00 pm (rain date: October 13).  Bring your own chair, and come to relax and enjoy the music!  Snacks will be provided. 


“Walking in Wisdom” – the Seniors Retreat at Spruce Lake – will be held October 7-10.  Celebrate the beauty of storms endured and trials overcome!  Featuring speaker Randy Gaumer, Worship Leader Dan Harney and a concert by Constitution & Ninth, there will also be activities and times for you to connect with friends and enjoy a relaxing time away.  Learn more at


SoulTalk is a free, Jesus-centered spiritual discussion group which welcomes new vocabulary and metaphors for God and our connection to the eternal.  A new 8-session course begins on October 13, 7:00 pm at Perkasie Mennonite Church, and will include DVD input from “geo-theologian” Dr. Thomas Dowd, as he explores ecology — a reverence for science, the universe and our care for the planet.  To learn more, call Mary at 215-536-9293.


You are invited to the Perkasie Patchwork Coffeehouse on October 19, as they welcome Susie Burke and David Surette, a beautiful, complex voice and nimble-fingered string playing combine in contemporary, traditional, and original folk music. Opening the evening is Without a Paddle. Doors open at 7:00 pm with performances at 7:30. Visit


A Car Show will be held at Camp Men-O-Lan, Saturday, October 26 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm, featuring all makes and models of motorcycles and American-made cars. There will be preferred parking for anything 1975 and older and your $5 registration donation will help sponsor camperships for 2020 Summer Camp! Enjoy the live music, hayrides, candy treasure hunt, food, kid’s crafts and much. Call 215-679-5144 for more information or to register your car.


West Swamp Mennonite Church invites you to knot comforters with them at their Comforter Blitz, Monday, October 28, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, and Tuesday, October 29, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Lunch and supper will be provided on Monday; lunch provided on Tuesday. Contact the church office for more info (215-536-7468 or  


Pastor Mike Meneses had an extensive library at Wellspring Church of Skippack, and in honor of his memory, you are invited to come and choose books for your own library – no charge.  Please contact Marta Castillo at 484-868-0642 to arrange to have someone meet you at the church if you are interested.


Spruce Lake is looking for a full-time, year-round Director to join the team. The Director will serve in maintaining the spiritual emphasis according to the mission statement of Spruce Lake. He/She will direct all phases of daily operation of the Retreat Center in promoting the core purpose and goals of Spruce Lake. Apply online at Contact Executive Director Mark Swartley, at 570-595-5705 x 113.


Quakertown Christian School is looking for a Middle School Girl’s Basketball Coach for the upcoming season.  Practices can begin the week of November 18.  Please contact Athletic Director, Jeff Wright, at 215-536-6970 x531 or