Atlantic Coast Conference 
Bulletin Announcements
June 6, 2015

























Thank you! Church Administrators, Church Secretaries, Bulletin Editors and Pastors for the link you provide keeping our members informed and involved in God's Mission near and far.


God bless you!










Pastors, Church Administrators and Secretaries, Bulletin Editors:


These bulletin announcements are meant to be a helpful resource for those of you who put your congregations' bulletins together on a weekly basis. If there are ways we could present this information more effectively please don't hesitate to pass on your ideas or give feedback.

Some churches forward the following information and community life announcements to their attenders using email while others post various events in their weekly bulletin, on their church website, or Facebook page. 
Please let us know if there are additional ways we can assist you as we serve together. 

Brook Musselman
Atlantic Coast Conference Coordinator
(717) 394-8107 

 New Conference Announcements
Sister Care: Level 2 "Going Deeper" weekend retreat

Mennonite Women USA is now offering their first Sister Care: Level 2 "Going Deeper" weekend retreat at Camp Hebron, north of Harrisburg, on the weekend ofOctober 2-4.  They will introduce new material and build on the core concepts of the original Sister Care seminar.  Space is limited - register early!  For more info, contact Rhoda Keener - 717-532-9723 or


Brochures for your congregation can be downloaded here



Send us your announcements

Does your church have an event, fundraiser or other item you'd like to advertise? Pass it along for inclusion in these weekly Bulletin Announcements to ACC congregations and related ministries at no charge.


MC USA  and MWC Announcements
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 Assembly

Do you want to experience Mennonite World Conference's Assembly this July 21-26 but know that you can't get there for the whole week?  Don't let limited free time keep you from participating in this global reunion!  Registration is now open for part-time attendance: come for a couple days or an evening.  Find out more at

Conference Related Ministries
Mennonite Healthcare Alliance Fellowship Annual Gathering


Come join with doctors, nurses, dieticians, therapists, chaplains, mental health workers, and many other healthcare workers and their families from around the world!  It's the Mennonite Healthcare Fellowship (MHF) Annual Gathering, July 19-21, 2015, immediately prior to Mennonite World Conference Global Assembly in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The theme is "Walking Together for Healthy Communities."  Plenary presenters include Ted & Company, Shane Claiborne, and Dr. Ann Thyle from India.  Grants available for students, volunteers, and those from outside of U.S. and Canada.  For more information, go to www.mennohealth/gathering, email, or call toll-free to 1-888-406-3643. Final registration deadline: June 28, 2015. 


Half-page bulletin announcement


Parish Resource Center - June Workshops


See the flyer below for more information on these workshops:


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 at 630 Janet Ave, Room B103, Lancaster, 11am - 12:30 pm on Thursday, July 2, Topic: How Forgiving You Helps Me.

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.


Employment Opportunity: Choice Books


Choice Books PA has an immediate full time job opening for a paid "Service rep", due to a major grocery chain's request to set 88 new stores.  This is an excellent opportunity for a person to make a good living, while at the same time building God's kingdom through the books you deliver.   If you know of any person (with good work ethic and high integrity) who would be
interested in serving Christ in this way, have them email Ray Brubaker (ASAP) at..., for more details.


Landis Communities

Looking for affordable Personal Care

Melody Jacobs at 717-355-9522 ext. 102 for more information. for a loved one or friend? Welsh Mountain Home is adding three new private rooms with private baths. We are currently accepting applications. To apply, visit see the Website or call Melody Jacobs at 717-355-9522 ext. 102 for more information.


Applications are now being two bedroom apartments are for people age 62 and above with 

limited financial resources.  For more information,  call 717-355-9552 accepted for residency at Mountain View Terrace. These one and ext. 113 to speak with Beth Buzzendore, Community Manager.  To learn more about these new apartments, located across the road from Welsh Mountain Home, please see . 


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.



Free video course available

20 topics help followers of Jesus understand the message of Islam and faithfully commend the gospel of reconciliation as they engage with Muslims. Taught by David W. Shenk of EMM's Christian/Muslim Relations Team. For personal or group study. Find under Courses at

Curso gratis de video disponible

20 temas para ayudar a los seguidores de Jesús a comprender el mensaje del Islam y fielmente comunicar el evangelio de la reconciliación cuando tengan contacto con musulmanes. Impartidos por David W. Shenk del Equipo de Relaciones entre Cristianos y Musulmanes de EMM. Para estudio personal o de grupo. Busque estos temas bajo Courses en


Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society Announcements


Blacksmith Days

Visit the 1719 Hans Herr House & Museum and learn about fire and steel during Blacksmith Days, 12 to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 26, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 27. Watch blacksmiths at work and try your own hand at the forge as well during this free event.


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 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