Our town of East Petersburg is preparing for our annual Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 7th, 2017. This free and family friendly Pumpkin Festival will be taking place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., in the East Petersburg Community Park. The first three hundred kids in attendance will receive free pumpkins to decorate in the… Continue reading Annual Pumpkin Festival, October 7, in East Petersburg Community Park
In the East Petersburg Community Park, this past weekend was full of rides, food, music, events, games and more; at the 23rd Annual East Petersburg Days. Recently, I compiled my photographs from this fun event, into a five highlight videos. You can find these photographs, and more, on the East Petersburg Day Facebook Page. Enjoy!… Continue reading Photographs from our 23rd Annual East Petersburg Days
On Monday morning, I enjoyed a conversation with Lancaster Newspapers' Staff Writer Earle Cornelius inside the lobby at East Petersburg Mennonite Church. I deeply enjoyed my time with Earle Cornelius - it was certainly one of the best times and interviews that I have ever had with a reporter. As we met and talked - I was presented… Continue reading Lancaster Newspapers’ “A Good Neighbor Policy,” and My Own Thoughts on Neighboring with a Purposeful Plan, Place and Presence.
As many of you are aware, for the past few years I've been involved with the East Petersburg Events Committee. It is just one of the ways that I have found myself intentionally invested and involved in our local neighborhood. Each year the East Petersburg Events Committee puts on some great free events in the East… Continue reading Free Movie in the Park with Secret Life of Pets, July 1st at the East Petersburg Community Park
On Sunday mornings at East Petersburg Mennonite Church, we've been in a series called Shipwrecked. Shipwrecked follows Paul’s seafaring journey as a sentenced prisoner in chains. I believe that Paul’s seafaring journey teaches us to faithfully depend on God and stay-the-mission, even in the moments we feel bound by our circumstances. This has been a… Continue reading Shipwrecked: Following Paul’s Seafaring Journey
If you look to create and celebrate traditions in each season, like I do, then there is so much to celebrate in the fall season. It is in this season that we tend to forget our diets to enjoy a diverse selection of seasonal treats; including cookies, pies, apple cider, apple crisp, pumpkin-fused everything and… Continue reading You are invited to a Community Thanksgiving Eve Worship Gathering.
The Extraordinary Give is Lancaster County's Largest Day of Giving. This 24-hour giving marathon benefits more than 425 local organizations. Every dollar donated at ExtraGive.org on November 18 will be stretched with at least $300,000 from the Lancaster County Community Foundation, Rodgers & Associates, and our community partners to support the causes you care about.… Continue reading There’s Still Time To Support East Petersburg Day in the #ExtraGive!
Celtic/Americana Musicians Sammy and Kylie Horner who perform as The Sweet Sorrows, will be visiting from Ireland to perform at Geneva Bakery Cafe on Friday, October 7 at 8:00pm. Dan Zdilla will be opening the night. After playing and touring with several Lancaster PA bands over the past several years, Dan Zdilla has recorded his first solo record;… Continue reading We’re hosting a free concert with Celtic Musicians, The Sweet Sorrows, October 7th.