We will be honoring Lois Mast's service to Berkey Avenue during worship this Sunday, June 29. There is still time for you to
about Lois. All ages are welcome to contribute! If you have a picture you would like to share, give it to Denise or send it to
Head on over to our Facebook page
for a photographic collection of our early history -- complete with difficult to recognize building features, incredible hairstyles and clothing, and who knows what else we will dig up! Play along and see if you can spot anybody you know, and don't forget to like our page if you haven't already!
Bethany Christian Schools
Bethany Christian Schools is seeking a Head of School. For more information, see www.bethanycs.net/head_of_school
or contact Kirk Stiffney at email@example.com
or (574) 537-8736. Bethany Christian Schools also invites applications for the following part-time positions: teaching assistant, assistant food service manager, cafeteria aide, and bus driver. All positions are available for the 2014-15 school year, beginning on about August 4. For details and application procedures, see www.bethanycs.net/jobs.
Congratulations to 1966 Goshen College graduate Roger N. Beachy! President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Dr. Beachy to the National Science Board for the National Science Foundation (NSF). Learn more
Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary
Seed to Feed Program
We’re excited to be part of the Seed to Feed program this year, growing melons in a campus garden to help food pantries offer fresh produce to people in the community. A local TV station interviewed Ryan Harker, Master of Divinity student and coordinator of the AMBS garden; watch for him at 1:20. View the video
Rooted and Grounded Conference
AMBS is pleased to host Rooted and Grounded: A Conference on Land and Christian Discipleship on September 18-20. More than 50 presentations and workshops are planned, along with worship, immersion experiences and time to work in the AMBS gardens. Learn more
Maple City Health Care Center 25th Anniversary
Maple City Health Care Center invites the public to attend our 25th anniversary celebration on Saturday, July 12, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Activities include facility tours (a walk through history), children’s activities, refreshments, and a program of storytelling. The location for activities between 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. is Maple City Health Care Center at 213 Middlebury Street. The location for activities between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. is the Boys and Girls Club at 306 Crescent Street. For information, call Kellie O’Connell at 574-534-3300 ext. 152.
Financial Literacy Classes
Woodforest National Bank will be hosting financial literacy classes July 1, 15 & 29 at 10:00 a.m. These classes are free and everyone is welcome. Registration deadline for the July 1 class is June 27. View the flier.
MCC Reaching out to Iraqis Displaced by Armed Conflict
As armed conflict forces Iraqis from their homes, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is providing vital items for daily life and is planning with partner organizations for an ongoing response. MCC also is calling on U.S. lawmakers to oppose military intervention in Iraq and instead to send humanitarian aid for the U.N.-estimated 1.9 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the country. Learn more
First Friday at the Window
The Window will not be participating in July's First Friday due to the holiday. Have a wonderful and safe 4th of July, and we hope to see you August 1st!
Senior Tuesday Luncheon
You are invited to the next Senior Tuesday Luncheon at Yellow Creek Mennonite Church on Tuesday, July 15, at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Invite your friends and neighbors to join us! The cost is $5.00 per person, paid at the door. Our menu will feature meat loaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, fresh green beans, and pineapple upside down cake for dessert. Our program is entitled "Journey in Missions - Verda Weaver’s experiences in third world missions." For reservations, call the Yellow Creek church office at (574) 862-2595 by Monday, July 7.
Peaceful Living Conference
A Peaceful Living Conference will take place on Saturday, September 27, in Souderton, PA. The theme is "Co-Creating Caring Relationships to Navigate Life's Journey." This is a conference for families, caregivers, congregational leadership, and healthcare professionals. The conference will feature Erik W. Carter, PhD, and Bill Gaventa, MDiv, as keynote speakers. For more details visit www.peacefulliving.org
Congregational Disabilities Awareness Golf Benefit
ADNet and MDC Goldenrod are collaborating on this Congregational Disabilities Awareness Golf Benefit to be held July 26, 2014 at Timber Ridge Golf Club in Millersburg, IN. We are modifying the usual golf scramble format in that we are planning for a maximum of 30 teams with 3 playing golfers and a fourth non-playing captain who has a disability (could be developmental, emotional, mental or physical) to primarily be the cheerleader. Learn more
Contributions to the Window
You make a difference! Without your generous donations, many of those in our community would be hungry and cold. See the full list of needs
Griefshare Support Group
Griefshare will begin to meet weekly this summer at Silverwood Mennonite Church. Meetings will be every Wednesday for eleven weeks, from June 18 through August 27 from 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. There is additional information posted on the bulletin board. Please call (574) 533-1922 with questions.
MCC Relief Sale Fund Raising Dinner
Join us for an MCC Relief Sale fund raising dinner as a way to help defray costs incurred to put on the Relief Sale. You will also hear about MCC's work in Colombia. The event will take place on August 14 at the Essenhaus in Middlebury. Additional details are forthcoming.
Have something to sell, rent or lend? Want to buy or borrow something? Looking for a job or wanting to volunteer? This is the place to have it be known!
Maple City Health Care Center is a non-profit organization providing health care for low-income, Hispanic, and uninsured people . MCHCC is seeking to hire an administrative assistant and an interpreter. Please contact Nayla Jimémez Cabezas at (574) 534-3300 ext. 112 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Margaret Bauman, recent Purdue grad with a BS in Computer Graphics Technology, is seeking employment in Web Design/Development. Please visit her portfolio website at www.margaretbauman.com
. Contact her at email@example.com
or (219) 629-9809. Any information or ideas would be appreciated!
The Center for Healing & Hope, a faith-based urgent care clinic, has an opening for a Patient Advocate. Position involves advocating for patients within the healthcare system, networking with medical and social service providers, working with volunteers and managing the non-medical aspect of the clinic. Applicants must be Spanish/English bilingual and have a bachelor’s degree: social work or related job experience required. Position is .75 FTE with generous benefits and requires some evening hours. More information at www.CHHclinics.org