The prospect of one school system providing our community with Christ-centered education for early childhood through grade 12 is now one step closer to reality.
Conference center announces move to Christopher Dock
by Sharon K. Williams, for Franconia Conference Franconia Mennonite and Eastern District conference offices will move to the Christopher Dock Mennonite High School campus in Lansdale, Pennsylvania in January 2015, […]
Worship event to foster connection among youth
by Sheldon C. Good HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. – Franconia and Eastern District Conferences are hosting junior and senior high youth this June at an event that will feature elements very similar […]
Researcher speaks on religious freedom, meets pope
Halfway through a conference on Christianity and freedom, Chad Bauman and his fellow presenters were told the schedule had changed.
The next morning they crossed the street from the Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome and met the pope.
Christopher Dock joins clothing drive to assist Syrian refugees
The number of Syrians who have fled the violence in their country has surpassed two million, creating a humanitarian crisis in the countries that have set up refugee camps.
Christopher Dock Mennonite High School and the Mennonite Central Committee’s Material Resource Center in Harleysville launched a short-term, intensive clothing drive last month to help the refugees, with assistance from the local community.
CD graduates are reminded to live greatness
In a commencement ceremony that emphasized the three main pillars of Christopher Dock Mennonite High School’s mission, the school graduated 84 students in the Class of 2013 Saturday night. Christopher Dock “seeks to ignite passion for learning, faith and life,” according to its website and demonstrated so in this year’s ceremony.
My journey isn’t over: talking about teen cancer
In February, I was privileged to have my vision for a Teen Cancer Awareness Night come true. The event was held on February 23 at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School, where I am a junior, in honor of my 19 year old sister Emilee, who passed away on November 1 of dedifferentiated chordoma.
Congregational leaders discuss Mennonite Education Plan
Franconia and Eastern District conference leadership recently joined leaders from 10 congregations to discuss Mennonite education. This annual forum focuses on the Mennonite education support plan (MEP) that congregations provide for students of Quakertown Christian School, Penn View Christian School, Christopher Dock Mennonite High School, and Philadelphia Mennonite High School.
Christopher Dock Implements One-to-one Plan
The board and faculty of Christopher Dock recently announced the implementation of a 1:1 technology plan (one device to one student) for the fall of 2013. Dock will equip each student with a 3rd Gen iPad with the goal of providing equitable access to web resources and apps to enhance Dock’s mission and curriculum.
Christopher Dock seniors step outside classroom
On a Thursday afternoon around 10 a.m., Jared Hunsinger, 17, would normally be in class at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School. Instead, this Thursday, he stood observing a live auction of estate items at Alderfer Auction Co. in Hatfield.
Hunsinger got the opportunity as part of Christopher Dock’s “Senior Experiences Week,” which is a component of each senior’s Kingdom Living Class. Each student sets up his or her own opportunity to shadow someone in a vocational field or participate in a week of service.
A Combined Call
by Kirby King, Minister of Adult Formation at Souderton Mennonite Church
To speak about call in my life for church work requires that I speak about my call to teach at Christopher Dock Mennonite High School as well as my call to become a licensed leader of Adult formation at Souderton Mennonite Church. Both calls are so inter-twined that I cannot separate them.
The deep affirmation of God
John Stoltzfus, Campus Youth Minister, Christopher Dock Mennonite High School My call to ministry did not happen in one place or time but pursued me from my childhood in Morgantown […]
Christopher Dock, Conferences Name Youth Minister
Christopher Dock Mennonite High School, Franconia Conference and Eastern District Conference celebrate their ministry partnership by naming John Stoltzfus Conference Youth Minister. “Youth are a key segment of God’s community. […]