April 5 announcements

Karen’s Place — the coffee shop ministry of Doylestown Mennonite Church will be open on Saturday, April 2, featuring a comedy night with standup comedians Al Smith and Sandi Joy. There is no admission charge, and they now donate a percentage of proceeds to Worthwhile Wear. For information please call the church office at 215-345-6377 or visit www.karensplace.org.

 

An evening with Khaled Farrag and Yasmin Yablonko, Israeli military conscientious objectors with the American Friends Service Committee, will be held April 24, 7:00 pm, at Germantown Mennonite Church.  For more info, call 215-843-5599 or email office@germantownmennonite.org. (Not affiliated with Franconia Conference, but shared in light of the Conference’s passing of the Israel/Palestine Church Together Statement.)

 

Don’t miss the MEDA World Night Market, Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am at the Souderton Shopping Center.  Experience the global world as you never have before with live local music, international foods, shopping, a coffee bar and a World Soccer Tournament.  Admission is free and proceeds benefit MEDA projects which help those in poverty around the world. For more info, visit www.meda.org/wnm or call 717-560-6546.

 

Join with other Jr. and Sr. High youth from other area Mennonite churches for an inspiring time of worship and fellowship under the big tent at the Mennonite Heritage Center, Sunday, June 5, 11:30 am to 2:00 pm. The theme will come from Ephesians 2:19-22, looking at being built together in Christ, and the speaker is Chantelle Todman Moore, program coordinator for MCC East Coast. Lunch will follow. Please RSVP by May 29 at FranconiaConference.org/rsvp.  For more details, contact John Stoltzfus (jstoltzfus@franconiaconference.org).

 

A Mennonite Disaster Service trip to Detroit, MI is being organized for June 12 to 17. Gather your boots, gloves, and work shoes and get ready for a week of cleaning out basements and doing reconstruction repairs to homes flooded by a 6” rainfall in August, 2014.  Sign up by May 15 with Jim King at nathanking2@comcast.net or call 215-817-3120.

 

The Gallery at Rockhill presents the work of two accomplished artists: photographer Tom Swartley and watercolor artist Holly Perry. Their gallery is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and is fully accessible to visitors with disabilities. For more information, please contact Pete Leonowitz at 215-257-2751, ext. 214.

 

Perkasie Mennonite Church is looking for a song leader/accompanist for two Sundays per month. They’re seeking energetic leadership for varied styles of congregational singing, with proficiency on piano or guitar for occasional accompaniment. Familiarity with Mennonite hymnals preferred. Students welcome to apply. Contact Libby Smith, Worship Team Chair, at PerkMennoWorship@gmail.com.

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