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ACC Bulletin Announcements    February 2, 2020
Pastors, Church Administrators and Secretaries, Bulletin Editors:
 
These bulletin announcements are meant to be a helpful resource, especially for those of you who put your congregations' bulletins together on a weekly basis. If there are ways we could present this information more effectively please don't hesitate to pass on your ideas or give feedback.

Some churches forward the following information and community life announcements to their members using email while others post various events in their weekly bulletin, on their church website, or Facebook page. 
 
Please let us know if there are additional ways we can assist you as we serve together. 

Brook Musselman
Conference Coordinator, Atlantic Coast Conference 
(717) 394-8107

Healthy Boundaries 101 training
The Healthy Boundaries 101 is a full-day training that introduces the nature of boundaries and the issues of power and vulnerability. The course provides an ethical and theological understanding of healthy boundaries, as well as practical acknowledgement of the arenas that are often challenging for those in ministry. Specifically exploring the complex roles and situation of ministry in a thoughtful and reflective way. You will have the opportunity to share experiences, and respond to situations through interactive discussions, as well as receive resources and have time for individual reflection.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 | 9:00a - 4:00 p
Frazer Mennonite Church

For more information and registration, visit
Connecting Families weekend retreat at Laurelville
Connecting Families-East Retreat will be held May 15-17 at Laurelville. Ron Adams will be presenting “Becoming the Whole Church: Moving Beyond Inclusion.” Ron serves as Lead Pastor of Landisville (PA) Mennonite Church. Prior to Landisville he was pastor of Madison (WI) Mennonite Church. The retreat aims to create a space of mutual support for families, friends, and those in the lgbtqi community with the opportunity to meet, share, and worship together. Email  connectingfam@gmail.com  or call 717.203.1170 to request registration materials.
LMHS Announcements
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society holds its popular Annual Music Night on Saturday, February 8, at 7 pm at Neffsville Mennonite Church. The fundraising event features SHALOM, Kyle Lehman, and the EMS Band. The evening includes an interlude of congregational singing.

Tickets for Annual Music Night are $30, with complimentary admission for children under 12. Purchase tickets online at  bit.ly/LMHSMusicNight .

Unable to make the event? Watch from the comfort of your home. The event will be available via LIVE STREAM. If interested, please register at  bit.ly/AMN2020 .
Landis Communities Announcements
The next meeting of the Memory Loss Support group is set for Tuesday, February 25, 7pm – 8pm in the Warwick Room at Landis Homes, 1001 East Oregon Road, Lititz. The topic will be "The Benefits of Leisure & Recreation for those Living with Dementia" presented by Erin McCormac, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. The group is organized for support and information and is co-sponsored with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter. It is free and open to the public. For more information contact Landis Homes at (717) 581-3939.
EMM Announcements
Eastern Mennonite Missions Kingdom Teams expand into three locations
Kingdom Teams — or K-Teams, for short — are moving beyond Lancaster, Pa., where they have been based for the past four summers. EMM hopes to form two teams of K-Team summer staff to lead youth groups. EMM is excited to offer K-Teams in Lebanon, Pa., and Phenix City, Ala. Youth groups serving in all three locations will have opportunities to learn and grow in their walks with Jesus and will serve at-risk children. Learn more and sign up at emm.org/kteams.

Demolition days at 450 North Prince Street
February 17–29 | multiple 4-hour shifts | 450 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603
As EMM prepares to move the central offices to Lancaster City, Pa., we are looking for your help! Are you interested in doing some light demolition involving the removal of drop ceiling, walls, and carpet? You don't have to be an expert to get involved — you just need a can-do attitude. Sign up for a time slot (or several, if you'd like) and then just show up 15-minutes prior to the start of your shift. Learn more and sign up at emm.org/demolition
MC USA Announcements
Service Adventure is looking for a leader for the Jackson, Mississippi unit. Unit leaders are 24 years old or older, and live in community with 3-5 young adults, serving as mentors. For more information contact LaurenEH@MennoniteMission.net.

Calling all retirees, families, and adults 25+! Looking for a flexible service term that allows you to join the work of missional faith communities across North America? Learn more about SOOP at www.MennoniteMission.net/serve.  

Join the staff at SADRA Conflict Transformation in their mission to teach nonviolent peer mediation and peacemaking skills in South African communities. Learn more about this and other international opportunities at www.MennoniteMission.net/Serve.