The Garden Chapel’s mission “to love God, love our neighbors, and love each other” simply expresses the heart of every activity and event held within and outside the walls of the church.
As most everyone is needing to stay at home these days, now is a good time to use the gift of music, fine arts, video, and literature to spread hope.
by Mary Nitzsche, Associate Executive Minister The slogan, “Doing together what we cannot do alone,” was put into action on Friday evening, September 28, when three Franconia Conference congregations partnered […]
“Those who are marginal in the world are central in the Church, and that is how it is supposed to be!”
In a testimony to community collaboration and an example of “going to the margins”, Garden Chapel opened their doors to leaders, law enforcement and local neighbors in Morris County, New […]
Garden Chapel is partnering with community and local leaders in Morris County and Dover, New Jersey to address the opiate and heroin crisis in a special public forum on Saturday, April 28, […]
The Red Bandanna Service award is given to an individual or group who has shown initiative and dedication in support of children in need. In addition to his work as […]
A member at Methacton Mennonite Church, Tiana Martinez, was stirred to action by a sermon delivered by a guest speaker, Pastor Juan Marrero from Crossroads Community Center in Philadelphia, a […]
Garden Chapel has a thriving children’s ministry that has grown out of their flourishing summer camp, community garden club, and a music ministry with community children. As more and more children […]
Courtney Drew thought all she was doing was helping to set-up and decorate the room of her Grandmother’s elementary school class …
The first Sunday Michelle came to worship with Kairos Community, she reached into her bag …
Franconia Conference delegates and leaders gathered November 2 at Penn View Christian School in Souderton, Pa. to celebrate God still at work. With a packed auditorium for a third united assembly with Eastern District Conference, representatives gathered to listen and pray, to celebrate newly credentialed and ordained pastoral leaders, and to work alongside one another after an over 150-year rift created two separate Mennonite entities. The theme “God still @ work” was an extension of the 2012 theme, “God @ work.”
A report from the September 4 meeting of the ministerial committee.