All are invited to an “Old-fashioned Hymn Sing” at Franconia Mennonite Church on Sunday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m. We will be meeting in the Fellowship Hall and be singing out of the red Mennonite Hymnal and the black Church Hymnal. Enjoy a time of fellowship and snacks after the service.
The Mennonite Heritage Center invites you to the program “Rosanna of the Amish: Fact and Fiction” presented by Julia Kasdorf on Thursday, June 16 at 7:30 pm. The program, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, is free of charge. For info: 215-256-3020 and www.mhep.org.
On Monday, August 8, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., the MCC Material Resources Center, Ephrata, Pa., will host a day of service for youth and young adults. Come and work together with youth from Philadelphia, Lancaster and surrounding areas. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Bring your own lunch. This is a wonderful opportunity for youth of high school and college age, and their sponsors, to do practical work preparing material aid for shipment to areas of our world facing extreme need while learning more about how MCC is sharing God’s love and compassion for all in the name of Christ. For more information or to RSVP contact Lisa Heft, 717-733-2847, firstname.lastname@example.org. MCC Material Resources Center, 517 West Trout Run Road, Ephrata PA 17522.
Shadow Voices: Finding Hope in Mental Illness, a documentary showing how individuals live successfully with a mental illness, is being re-broadcast on NBC-TV stations from June 12- December 12 at the discretion of local NBC affiliates. The program features former First Lady Rosalynn Carter, former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher, Dr. Joyce Burland of National Alliance on Mental Illness, and Dr. William Anthony of Boston University. Along with these experts, five people tell personal stories of living long term with depression, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder, cutting and burning, and multiple addictions. The program also looks at the history of treatment of mental illness in the U.S. and how faith community can help. The hour-long program was produced by Third Way Media on behalf of Mennonite churches. For more information go to www.ShadowVoices; see news releases or a list of stations airing the program at the Interfaith Broadcasting Commission website under whose arrangement the program will appear on NBC-TV. To see this program air on your local affiliate, please call a local NBC station and ask for the program manager.
The Summer Vegetable Basket Program begins on Monday, July 11. Do you have a home garden? Do you ever have extra produce? Here is your chance to share extra produce and help those in need! Bring vegetables to one of the following drop-off locations by 9:00 a.m. on Monday mornings July 11 – September:
• Deep Run East Mennonite Church, Perkasie
• Blooming Glen Creamery Apartments, Blooming Glen
• Care & Share Shoppes, Souderton
• Indian Valley Mennonite Church, Harleysville
• Plains Mennonite Church, Hatfield
• Lamb Foundation, North Wales
Donated produce is distributed to local food pantries. Visit www.nutritioncolation.org for more information.
Quakertown Christian School is seeking an engaging Director of Advancement with an Anabaptist perspective and a passion for promoting a growing school. The Director of Advancement will plan, direct, and coordinate areas of fund raising such as corporate, individual, foundation, and government programs. A Bachelor’s Degree with experience in fundraising activities, good communication skills, good writing skills, and computer skills are required. Contact Sheryl Duerksen, Principal, email: email@example.com
Peaceful Living has the following job opportunities –
Licensed Practical Nurse to provide 1:1 support to an individual with medical needs in a community based setting. Responsibilities include assisting with daily living activities, facilitating involvement in the individual’s community and the provision of needed health care services to ensure the health and safety of the individual. Full time with benefits.
Licensed Practical Nurse to be responsible for the coordination of health care services to ensure compliance with policy and procedures and to meet the medical needs of the individuals served by Peaceful Living in a residential setting. Part time – 20 hours per week.