Latest Mennonite Stories

2010-03-10 14:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 12th, 2010 the Republic of Haiti experienced an event that has changed the lives of millions. PAPGA Telford-based member Farm & Home Energy has taken steps to support and sustain the efforts of a local missionary group. On January 9th, 2010, a group of 27 people from Souderton Mennonite Church travelled to Haiti to help build wells and other infrastructure as they have done for the past 20 years. The 7.0 magnitude earthquake hit...

2008-09-22 21:00:25

By Jeanine Kendle ORRVILLE -- Two new administrators and one who moved into a new position have joined the Kingsway Christian School administration. Hollings Belcher and Ken Wengerd are the new administrative consultant and director of spiritual growth and development, respectively. Belcher has been a teacher and principal for 35 years in the Manchester, Northwest and Norton districts. He retired from Norton last spring where his school had received an excellent rating from the state...

2008-08-25 09:01:57

The Manheim Historical Society's version of the "Antiques Road Show!" will return from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, at the Manheim Railroad Station, 210 S. Charlotte St., Manheim. Individuals curious about the value of an item in their home can bring it to appraisers Jeffrey C. DeHart, of Conestoga Auction Co.; Richard P. Murry, of Elmer Murry Associates Inc.; and Luke R. Witman, of Witman Auctioneers Inc. Each appraiser has his own area of expertise. Appraisal fee is $5 per item....

2008-08-07 21:00:16

By CHRISTY JOHNSON By CHRISTY JOHNSON Staff Writer APPLE CREEK -- Village Hall was flooded with engineers, homeowners and construction workers looking for answers to recent water problems at Monday's meeting. Council acted as a mediator between town residents and representatives from Faith Mennonite Church as they discussed plans to solve excess water flow going into properties on the eastern side of the Apple Ridge development. According to property owners, their backyards have...

2008-07-14 15:00:51

Mount Culmen Evangelical Congregational Church, 1885 Turkey Hill Road, East Earl, will present the GOOSE CREEK BOYS in a concert of gospel and bluegrass music at 10 a.m. Sunday. THE WEAVER FAMILY will perform in concert at Grace Chapel, 2535 Colebrook Road, Elizabethtown, at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. The singing family - which includes the Rev. Luke Weaver Jr., son of Grace Chapel's founding pastors, Luke Sr. and Edna Weaver - hails from New Brunswick, Canada. Luke Weaver Jr., his wife Bonnie and...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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