November 19 announcements

This week all congregations in Eastern District & Franconia Conference are praying for Jemaat Kristen Indonesia Anugerah (JKIA).  Please pray for JKIA!  To read more about them, go to


Join Dock Mennonite Academy (EC to Grade 8 campus) for their annual Christmas Benefit Concert on Friday, December 6 at 7:00 pm at Franconia Mennonite Church.  The concert will feature the Kindergarten students reciting Luke 2, the Third Grade Choir, Middle School Choir, Middle School Band, Jazz Band, Middle School Orchestra, Select Strings and Handbells. An offering will be taken and will be matched dollar for dollar by several supportive families, will the goal of raising $28,000.  For more information, visit or call 215-723-1196.


Blooming Glen Mennonite Church presents a sing-along performance of Handel’s Messiah at 6:30 pm, Sunday, December 15.  The performance features the adult choir, soloists and an instrumental ensemble directed by Michael Bishop.  Interested singers are invited to bring their own Messiah score and join the choir in singing selected choruses as members of the audience.  A free-will offering will be received, and light refreshments will follow the performance.  For information, call the church office 215-257-3431 or visit