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Information for leaders and congregations


These bi-weekly UPDATES are shared so that leaders and congregations are aware of events and information taking place in LMC, agencies, fraternal organizations, congregations, and the broader church. These announcements are for your information and to share with others in your congregation through email (below is the link), weekly bulletin, monthly newsletter, Sunday morning announcements, church website, or Facebook. Use your discretion and share what your congregation will find helpful. 

LMC Office Events & Information

Fall Leadership Assembly
Peacemaking and Conflict Transformation
Saturday, September 29, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Strasburg Mennonite Church, 1514 Village Rd., Pa.
Cost is $30, payable at the door via check or cash

Traducción será disponible. Póngase en contacto con Joselyn Santiago, o 717-293-5246 ext. 100, para más información.

Click here to view and share the flyer. Click the following link to register
Classified Ads
LMC, congregations, agencies, fraternal and interested organizations, often post classified ads under the "Classifieds" tab on the LMC website. Click here to see the postings.
Prayer Room
LMC has dedicated a space for prayer within the LMC offices. Individuals and groups are invited to use this space for times of personal prayer and reflection. We invite you to stop by to see the space, to spend time in the room, to jot down reflections, songs or scriptures the Lord gives to you and also to offer suggestions for ways to improve the space.

Please contact Marcia at with questions, comments or suggestions.

To reserve time in the prayer room for yourself, or a group, visit the prayer room page on our website.

Congregational Events & Information

Maple Grove Mennonite Church
150th Anniversary Celebration
August 10-12, 2018
115 Maple Grove Rd., Belleville, Pa. 17004
Click here to view the tentative schedule for the weekend.

LMC Agency Events & Information

Discipleship Conference 2018 with Eastern Mennonite Missions
If you're a young person with a passion for sharing Jesus, come to Discipleship Conference 2018 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, Pa. This August 24–25 gathering will help you deepen your missional calling. As we explore the conference theme, "Engage courageously," learn to surrender your fears and embrace opportunities to touch lives and make a difference for Jesus! Learn more and register by August 9 at

Conferencia de Discipulado 2018 con Eastern Mennonite Missions
Si usted es una persona joven con la pasión de compartir a Jesús, venga a la Conferencia de Discipulado 2018 en St. Paul's United Methodist Church en Elizabethtown, Pa. Esta reunión del 24 al 25 de agosto le ayudará a profundizar su llamado misional. Mientras exploramos el tema de la conferencia, "Involucrándonos con Valentía", ¡aprenda a renunciar a sus temores y a aprovechar oportunidades para tocar vidas y hacer una diferencia en Jesús! Obtenga más información y regístrese antes del 9 de agosto en
For more information, and to view other 
events, visit or call 717-898-2251.
Music in the Orchard
Summer concerts conclude at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 4, at the 1719 Herr House & Museum with Cricket Tell the Weather. Tickets are $8, children under 12 are free, no advance registration is required.

Música en la Huerta
El concierto final de esta serie de verano se llevará a cabo a las 6 p.m. el sábado 4 de agosto en la Casa Museo de Herr de 1719 con una presentación de "Cricket Tell the Weather." Los boletos cuestan $8. Niños bajo 12 años entran gratis. No es necesario registrarse con anterioridad.

Bookworm Frolic
The annual Bookworm Frolic is rapidly approaching. Come out to 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA, between Wednesday, August 15 and Friday, August 17 (9 a.m. to 7 p.m.) and Saturday, August 18 (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.), to purchase your favorite used books and support the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. 

Festival de Libros
El Festival de Libros anual se aproxima rápidamente. Ven al 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, PA, entre el miércoles 15 de agosto, y viernes 17 de agosto (de 9 a.m. a 7 p.m.) y sábado 18 de agosto (9 a.m. a 4 p.m.), para comprar tus libros usados favoritos y apoyar a la Sociedad Histórica Menonita de Lancaster.

Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War
Voices of Conscience is a traveling exhibit developed by Kauffman Museum, North Newton, Kansas, which remembers the stories of people who opposed World War I. Come to an opening reception at 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 19, in  Landis Homes's Calvin G. and Janet C. High Learning and Wellness Center. The exhibit will remain on display from August 19 to September 26, 2 to 7 p.m. daily, with other hours by appointment. For more information visit

Voces de Conciencia en la Primera Guerra Mundial
Voces de Conciencia es una exhibición viajera desarrollada por el Kauffman Museum en North Newton, Kansas, lo cual recuerda las historias de las personas quienes se opusieron a la Primera Guerra Mundial. Vengan a una recepción de apertura a las 2 p.m. el domingo 19 de agosto en Landes Homes, en el centro de bienestar Calvin G. y Janet C. High. La exhibición seguirá de 2 a 7 pm todos los días, con otras oportunidades con cita previa. Hay más información en

For more information, and to view other 
events, visit or call 717-393-9745.
Connecting with Landis Communities
The best way to stay up to date with all that is happening throughout Landis Communities is to subscribe to the Landis Communities Update. Four times a year you will get an email with a link to the Update. To be placed on this list, please send a request to In addition, following the organization on Facebook and Twitter are great ways to see what is happening. Did you know Landis Communities connects with nearly 1,500 residents and clients a week and employees more than 500 team members!

For more information, and to view events, visit or call 717-381-3500.

LMC Fraternal Ministries Events & Information

Camp Hebron
Complimentary Retreats for Pastors & Full-time Missionaries
Camp Hebron is set aside as a sanctuary, a place of refreshment where people connect with God and others in the beauty and wonder of nature.  We welcome pastors and full-time missionaries to utilize our facility as a place for themselves and their families to step apart from daily demands.

  • Available for pastors, full-time missionaries, their spouse and dependent children.
  • Two nights complimentary lodging, Monday-Thursday, two (2) times per year.
  • Meals, if available, may be purchased for half price
  • Pastoral retreats generally utilize the newly renovated Stauffer Cottage. Other locations can be arranged pending availability.
  • Retreat must be booked less than two months in advance.
Request more information below, or call 717-896-3441 or toll-free 800-864-7747 to schedule your retreat today.
No Longer Alone Ministries
Family Support Group
Fourth Sunday of every month, 3-5 p.m.
Rossmere Mennonite Church, 741 Janet Ave, Lancaster
FSG brings Christian support for families and friends of loved ones with mental illness. There are informative topics to enhance insight and understanding of mental illness. Meetings are normally held on the fourth Sunday of each month from 3- 5 p.m. at Rossmere Mennonite Church, 741 Janet Ave, Lancaster. Educational program runs from 3-4 p.m.; Share and Care Groups meet from 4:10-5 p.m.
Click here for more information.

Paths to Discovery Support Group
The Paths to Discovery Support Group participants experience fellowship, encouragement, and mutual support for their personal journeys with mental illness. A professional staff member facilitates the meetings. Click here for more information.
There are presently 2 groups which meet at the following locations:
  • First and Third Thursdays of each month from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at NLAM location, 630 Janet Ave, Room B103, Lancaster.
  • Second and Fourth Tuesdays of each month from 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. at Arch Street Center, 629 N Market St, Lancaster.
  • First and Third Thursdays of each month from 6:30-8 p.m. at Faith Friendship, 128 W. Main St, Mountville.

Churchwide and Other Events & Information

Women's Regional Gathering
Saturday, November 3, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Time for Christian inspiration…opportunities for new friendships and helpful resources!
Everyone welcome – Women of all ages!
No adult pre-registration. Elevator service available.
Childcare, $5 per child. Call 717-656-7878 by November 1.
For more information on the schedule of the day and workshops available, click here.
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