Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Fwd: News from LMC

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Date: Wed, Nov 27, 2019 at 12:26 PM
Subject: News from LMC
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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

Give Thanks to the Lord, for He is good. 
His faithful love endures forever.
~Psalm 136:1

LMC has 15 FREE 6' tables available. Please contact Felixa at
(717) 293-5246 if interested.
You will be responsible to load and haul the tables. LMC will not deliver. 


Flourishing: Pastor/Spouse Retreat 2020

Flourishing: Pastor/Spouse Retreat 2020
13 Feb 2020 6:00 PM -
17 Feb 2020 10:30 AM
Location: Life Enrichment Center,
Fruitland Park, FL
To Register: visit here

Join other pastors and spouses who are leading and inspiring others to reclaim the mission of radical hospitality and healing presence in their communities. This is the fifth year of the retreat. 

It will be 5 days of renewal and equipping in beautiful Fruitland Park, Florida. The Life Enrichment Center is located on a gorgeous 100+ acre site in central Florida. (

Evana Network is hosting this retreat for leaders both inside and outside the network. Evana Network is a community of evangelical Anabaptist church leaders who are committed to community transformation.

Churchwide and Other Events & Information


LMC resource partner organization Events & Information


Horizons Magazine

One of the best ways to keep up with all that is happening at Landis Homes is by reading the Horizons magazine.  In it, you can learn about the many ways Landis Homes is serving not only those who live on the campus but across the wider Lancaster Community. 
All are welcome to the Christmas Bazaar, Friday, December 6 at Landis Homes.  It will be held in the High Foundation Auditorium in the Calvin G. & Janice C. High Learning & Wellness Center from 9:00 am-Noon. Homemade Cookie Extravaganza, Poinsettias, Baked Goods, Chicken Pot Pie, Ham & Cheese Sandwiches, Craft & Gift tables by Residents & Friends.
All sales benefit the Landis Homes Caring Fund.
Sip some Christmas tea, find small gifts, sweet treats and one of a kind novelty items to wrap up your Christmas shopping with ease.  New this year will be homemade chocolates. Friday, December 13, 8:30 AM – 1 PM. Benefits Landis Adult Day Services. Held in the Westview Community Room at Landis Homes. Questions? Call 717-581-3975 
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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Fwd: Join MCC for an Extraordinary Give Open House!

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Date: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Subject: Join MCC for an Extraordinary Give Open House!
To: Gehman Mennonite Church <>

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Tomorrow is the Extraordinary Give...

Carol Eugenia Miranda Ramires, 2018-19 IVEP participant, helped first graders at Lancaster Mennonite School's Locust Grove Campus work on their Spanish writing. (MCC photo/Diana Voth)

...Join MCC for an Extra Give Open House!

What: Extraordinary Give Open House at the Ephrata MRC
When: November 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Where: MCC East Coast Material Resources Center (517 West Trout Run Road, Ephrata, PA 17522)
RSVP (optional): Let us know you're coming on our Facebook event page and share the event with your friends!

Visit the Material Resources Center (MRC) in Ephrata, Pa. to take a tour of the warehouse, talk one-on-one with MCC staff about young adult programs in Lancaster County, enjoy some fun children's activities and partake in refreshments! You'll also have the opportunity to purchase upcycled, handmade Christmas gifts at our gift shop. And, if you'd like to donate online through the Extraordinary Give but aren't sure how, our friendly MCC staff will be happy to enable your generosity with a Giving Station and technical assistance. For more information, call MCC East Coast at (717) 738-0885 and ask to speak with Laura Pauls-Thomas.


Give to MCC through the Extraordinary Give website during 24 hours on Friday, November 22nd and make your donation go further. 


Let your generosity show tomorrow. Your gifts to MCC given on November 22nd will go towards our young adult programs that serve young adults in Lancaster County. Thanks for your support!

Unsure how to donate online through the Extraordinary Give tomorrow? Click here for instructions.

When you give extra, extraordinary things happen. 

For 24-hours only, you can visit, make a donation (min. $10) and every dollar you donate will be stretched by at least a half million dollars from the Lancaster County Community Foundation and their presenting sponsors, Rodgers & Associates and High Foundation.


Learn more about MCC young adult programs in Lancaster County...


The International Volunteer Exchange Program (IVEP) is a yearlong work and cultural exchange opportunity for young Christian adults. 

Serving and Learning Together (SALT) is a year-long, cross-cultural service experience for Christian young adults from the U.S. and Canada.

The Summer Service Program nurtures and equips young adults of color for leadership through service in the name of Christ.


Fwd: Save $5 on Journey to Bethlehem!

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Date: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 11:10 AM
Subject: Save $5 on Journey to Bethlehem!
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Take your kids to an impactful dramatic telling of the Christmas story at Woodcrest! Join Mary and Joseph as they "Journey to Bethlehem" through candlelit trails and woodland. Your children will love the wagon ride, interacting with shepherds, buying "bread" at the market, and coming upon the nativity scene where baby Jesus lay.

And best yet, see attachment for $5 off the family total (equals one free child), a coupon exclusively for summer camp families! Bring your coupon when you arrive to redeem it, one per family.


  • Friday, December 13, 2019 Arrive between 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 14, 2019 Arrive between 5:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Friday, December 20, 2019 Arrive between 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 Arrive between 5:00 - 8:00 PM


  • Adults: $10.00
  • Children Ages 4-16: $5.00
  • 3 and under: Free
  • Max. Family Charge: $40
  • Cash and Check Only


Find out more at


Camp on,

Adam Fox

Summer Camp Director

Fwd: When you give on Nov. 22, you truly do "Impacting the World with Capabilities!"

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Date: Thu, Nov 21, 2019 at 12:06 PM
Subject: When you give on Nov. 22, you truly do "Impacting the World with Capabilities!"
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Would you help support Individuals with Intellectual Disability and Autism by giving to Friendship Community on this important day?
Friendship Community is participating again in the The Extraordinary Give, the region's largest day of giving, on Friday, November 22, 2019!
  • Friendship Community exists because these Individuals need assistance.
  • Last year 249 donors gave a total of $60,362. Join them and make a difference in the life of Individuals like Mary Lou and others (below).
  • We always welcome large contributions, but even the smallest gift helps.
  • When you give, you truly do "Impact the World with Capabilities!"
Friendship Community | 717-656-2466 | |
Friendship Community | 1149 East Oregon Road, Lititz, PA 17543
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