Jim Schrag, Executive Director of Mennonite Church USA, will be having double bypass surgery, most likely on Friday, November 21. Please remember Jim and his family in your prayers.
Conference Center Closing
The Mennonite Conference Center will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28.
If you have not already done so, please check your congregational information listed on Franconia Conference’s website. Please verify that your congregation’s address, phone number, email address, website, and pastors are correctly listed. You can do this by clicking HERE or by visiting www.mosaicmennonites.org and clicking on “community”, then “congregations.” Reply to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday, November 24 with corrections or confirmation that the information is correct.
Pastor/Chaplain Appreciation Breakfast RSVP
This is a reminder to RSVP for the Annual Pastor/Chaplain and Spouse Appreciation Breakfast by Tuesday, November 25 by emailing email@example.com or calling 215-723-5513 ext. 123. The breakfast is planned for Tuesday, December 2 from 8 – 10 a.m. at Zion Mennonite Church in Souderton, PA.
Twenty-Five Hour Retreat
Join the new Learning Community on “Deepening Our Spiritual Lives” for an overnight retreat on December 10 – 11. The retreat will run from 9 a.m. on Wednesday, December 10 through 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 11 at St. Raphaela Retreat Center, 616 Coopertown Road, Haverford, PA (acjusa.org/retreats). “Tending the Center”, a retreat design written by Marlene Kropf, will be led by Dawn Ruth Nelson and assisted by Barbara Shisler. Pastors are encouraged to bring along their congregational leaders for this time of input, exercises, prayer time, and silence. The cost for 3 meals and overnight lodging is $65. Contact Dawn Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org to register soon!