Atlantic Coast Conference 
Bulletin Announcements
May 24, 2015

























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Conference Related Publications:


 June Kansas City 2015 Convention Newsletter



January Mennonite Education Agency Prayer Publication



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Peace and Laughter,
Brook Musselman
Atlantic Coast Conference Coordinator
(717) 394-8107 

 New Conference Announcements
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 Previously Published Conference Announcements

MC USA  and MWC Announcements
Global Youth Summit Invitation

On July 16-19, nearly 1,000 youth ages 18-25 from around the world will gather at Messiah College for the Global Youth Summit. The GYS will include spiritual input and worship led by musicians from many different cultures, opportunities to share and interact with one another, and activities to create a shared experience across cultural barriers. Below are a promotional flyer and an article discussing this year's GYS. More information can be found at

MC USA Convention: Kansas City 2015

Visit Mennonite Church USA's Kansas City convention website:
As planning continues, this
 website will be the one-stop-
promo videos and find out the unique things we are planning for Kansas City 2015shop for many details you'll need to know to start planning your participation in next year's convention. Please bookmark it, forward the link to others and check back often to see the

Delegate Materials Available Delegate materials including schedule and agenda for the delegate assembly as well as all resolutions are now available online

Mennonite World Conference News

Thinking of registering for PA 2015?  The time is now!  
Register while options are still available for tours and service opportunities.  PA 2015, the global Assembly of Mennonite World Conference, will be held July 21-26in Harrisburg, PA.  For more information and to register, go to

The adult rate for participants from the Global North will be
 $120/day. That grants admission on July 22, 23,24, or 25 for
the first event of the day - International Singing beginning at
9:30 a.m. - through
 the end of the Evening Worship Service at
 8:30 p.m.

Conference Related Ministries
Service doesn't have to wait!


Help Wanted:

Mennonite Mission Network is looking to fill a few final positions in three of our programs for this fall. Apply by June 1. For more info, contact


Service Adventure Unit Leaders: Live in a unit house with a small group of youth and offer support as they serve and live in Christian community. Positions open in Albany, Ore. and Albuquerque, N.M. Age: 24+, term: 2 years.


Journey International: Grow spiritually, learn passionately, and serve in Indonesia as a teacher or digital media content creator. Ages 18-27, term: 1 year.


Mennonite Voluntary Service: Serve, live, and grow in places like Chicago, Madison, San Antonio, and Kansas City. Age: 20+, term: 1-2 years.

Nepal benefit concert


Zion Mennonite Church in Souderton PA is hosting a benefit concert on Saturday, June 13 at 7:00 pm for Mennonite Central Committee's (MCC) relief work in Nepal, a country that suffered two massive earthquakes at the end of April and beginning of May.  Kim Thiessen and Darryl Neustaedter-Barg will share their gift of music in support of MCC's work in Nepal.  This musical duo has released five CD's, traveled extensively and recorded on three continents.  Admission is free.  A freewill offering will be collected along with sales of Kim and Darryl's music cd's.  All proceeds will go to Mennonite Central Committee.  


Nepal Fundraiser Poster 


LMS Announcements


Host families are needed for a visiting international teacher at the Locust Grove Campus of Lancaster Mennonite School for the 2015-16 school year, one for the fall and another for the spring, starting in mid-August.   A stipend is provided to cover expenses. Responsibilities include providing transportation to and from school each day. The international teacher is coming through the MCC International Volunteer Exchange Program (see If interested, please contact the Locust Grove Campus office at (717) 394-7107.   

Parish Resource Center - June Workshops


See the flyer below for more information on these workshops:


June 1 - Messy Church: A fun way to be church for all ages

June 2 - Planning a year-long stewardship campaign

June 8 - SOS for teachers (Schedule, Organization, Safety)

June 16 - Adult Education


Flyer (DOC)

No Longer Alone Ministries 
Support Groups


Paths to Discovery Support Group of No Longer Alone Ministries will meet on Thursday, June 4 at 630 Janet Ave, Room B103, Lancaster, 11am - 12:30 pm.

Topic:  Stories of Volunteering.

Paths also meets at The Salvation Army in Lancaster and The Factory Ministries

in Paradise. Please call for dates and times, or with any questions. 390-3891.

 Family Support Group of No Longer Alone Ministries will meet on Sunday, July 28 at Rossmere Mennonite Church,741 Janet Ave, Lancaster, 3pm - 5pm3-4: Educational topic; 4:10 - 5: Care and Share Groups.

Topic: The Ups and Downs of Bipolar Disorder. Presented by: Donna Thomas, RN

Please call 390-4891 for more information.


Landis Communities


Landis Homes is holding a Job Fair, Wednesday June 3 from 12-5

 pm.  Positions available in Healthcare, Personal Care and Home Care.  We are seeking RN's, LPN's, CNA's and Home Care Aides.  Full-time, part-time, occasional or per diem employment.

Weekend option at premium rate (day and evening shifts), Flexible scheduling available along with paid training and orientation.  Experience a caring and compassionate environment while serving others.  For more information,

or visit  call 717-581-3936


Eastern Mennonite Missions Announcements


Global Fair: An outdoor missions and culture festival

Head to the Hans Herr House in Willow Street, PA on Saturday, July 18 from 11-3 for children's activities, interactive exhibits, international food, and stories from EMM workers. For more information visit or contact Jessica Mueller at 717 898-2251.


Feria Global (Global Fair): un festival cultural y de misiones al aire libre

Guíe sus pasos hacia la casa Hans Herr en Willow Street, PA el Sábado 18 de Julio, de 11 a 3 para actividades para niños, exhibiciones interactivas, comida internacional, e historias de los obreros de EMM. Para obtener más información, visite o póngase en contacto con Jessica Müller en el 717 898-2251.


EMM worker commissioning

Be part of encouraging new and reappointing EMM missionaries by sending them off to their assignments with blessings. Join us at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 12 at Wesley Church in Quarryville, Pa., for light refreshments, followed by a worship service at 3:30 p.m. For more information visit or contact Jessica Mueller at 717 898-2251.


Comisión de los obreros de EMM

Participe en este evento para animar a los nuevos misioneros de EMM y a los que serán nombrados de nuevo, enviándoles a sus asignaciones con bendiciones. Únase a nosotros a las 3:00 p.m. el domingo 12 de Julio en la Wesley Church en Quarryville, Pensilvania, para un pequeño refrigerio, seguido de un servicio a las 3:30 p.m. Para obtener más información, visite o póngase en contacto con Jessica Müller en el 717 898-2251.



Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society Announcements


MWC Asia Celebration

Learn about the experiences of Asian Anabaptist Mennonites and Brethren in Christ at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 1, at Mellinger Mennonite Church, 1916 Lincoln Hwy E, Lancaster. Enjoy a panel discussion featuring Indonesia with Benny Krisbianto and Aldo Siahaan, Vietnam with Tuyen Nguyen, and India with Paulus Thalalhoti and Ken Hoke, There will also be music and light refreshments during this free event in preparation for Mennonite World Conference (MWC) Assembly in July at the Harrisburg Farm Show Complex. 


Music in the Orchard

Sopa Sol with Donna Nomick and St. Eloise-Music in the the Orchard kicks off a new season of local music at the 1719 Hans Herr House starting at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 13. Tickets cost $8. Visit www. for more information.


Folk Art Fun for Kids and Adults

This summer, the 1719 Hans Herr House & Museum is beginning a new program introducing traditional Pennsylvania German skills.  This series features five classes, ranging from fraktur and scherenschnitte to hearth cooking, blacksmithing, and tape weaving, each designed for a child to learn together with an accompanying adult. The first class is on Fraktur and Scherenschnitte on Wednesday, June 17, from 9 a.m. to noon. Learn more at

Atlantic Coast Conference
2257 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602
717-394-8107 or 800-238-0126