Exterior photo of Palmyra: Gravel Hill UMCBishop Peggy Johnson, Rev. Bumkoo Chung DS, and Rev. David Myers former DS at Faith UMC groundbreaking ceremony.

Church and Mission Connexion Events

Family Advent Celebration   |   Saturday, December 8, 2018, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hope UMC, 3474 Rothsville Road, Ephrata, PA 17522
Hope United Methodist Church – Ephrata
, will hold a Family Advent Celebration on Saturday, December 8, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Children and their families are invited to drop-in to the Christmas party in the church’s Fellowship Hall to listen to a telling of the story of the birth of Jesus and enjoy face painting, snacks, caroling, and – weather permitting – a bonfire behind the church. Participants will also decorate cookies and Christmas tree ornaments and receive a small gift to take home.

Hope United Methodist Church is located at 3474 Rothsville Road, Ephrata. Parking is available at the rear of the building. Call the church office at 717-738-3774 for reservations or email the office at hopeumc@ptd.net for more information.


Free Gently Used Clothing for Local Families in Need!   |   First Saturday of the month9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Lancaster: Covenant UMC, 110 N. Mulberry Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
The Covenant Community Closet clothing ministry provides slightly used clothing that was donated to Covenant Church, and then gives it to those in need of clothing at no charge. There is clothing for men, women, children and infants of Lancaster city and surrounding communities. Individuals and families can come between the hours of 9:00 AM and 12:00 PM to find great articles of clothing, shoes and accessories for personal use. There are no income limitations or requirements needs. Since all articles of clothing are free, quantities may be limited. Also, all clothing is provided according to personal needs and is not for resale. The Community Closet is held in the Gathering area of the Church and-off street parking is available on the West Orange Street side entrance. For more information, contact the Covenant Church office at 717-393-1561.

Lifetree Cafe   |   Every Monday Night, 7pm

General Sutter Inn, 14 East Main Street, Lititz, PA 17543

There is a different topic each week and there are Lifetree Cafes across the country. For a list of upcoming topics and other information, please see www.lifetreecafelancaster.us — including links to other locations and times.