November 26 announcements

This week all congregations in Eastern District & Franconia Conference are praying for Bethany Mennonite Church.  Please pray that they will continue to find practical, tangible ways of reaching out to the local community, and that they continue to learn from each other and listen to each other with respect, compassion and curiosity as they communicate about their differences. To read more about Bethany, go to


You are invited to the opening of the Christmas Market at the Mennonite Heritage Center on December 7 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.  Opening day features the Farm Market in the Barn with fine local produce and specialty products and the artisan Craft Show in the Heritage Center.  The Craft Show continues throughout December. For hours and info visit   


Perkasie Mennonite Church and Patchwork Coffeehouse invite you to an Old-Fashioned Christmas on Sunday, December 15 at 3:00 pm. Music will be by Wayfarers & Company and Daybreak, and Rob Yoder will lead the audience in a Christmas caroling. Pre-service music by Joanna Mell, accomplished harpist, begins at 2:40 pm.


Zion Mennonite Church has 250-300 plastic candle rings that they are looking to donate to a good home (see photo). These candle rings are for use with congregational candles and were used for their Christmas Eve service. If you’re interested please call 215-723-3592.


Care & Share Thrift Shoppes is experiencing a high demand for children’s coats/jackets/snow pants sizes infant – 16.  Your gently used coat donations will warm a child in our community, as well as a child being supported by Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).   Donations are accepted Mon.-Wed. and Sat., 9:00 am – 6:00 pm; Thu.-Fri, 9:00 am-8:00 pm.