1311 Diamond Street, Akron, Pennsylvania 17501 • 717.859.1488

Welcome to Akron Mennonite Church!

Following Christ:

  • We are an Anabaptist-Mennonite peace church
  • We value relationships and deep friendships across all cultures and life stages
  • We embrace diversity of opinion as evidence of strength of our unity
Explore the AMC Story

Sunday Schedule

  • Worship
  • Coffee/Tea Fellowship & Community Life
  • Christian Education, Discipleship Hour

On any given Sunday you’ll find folks at AMC gathering to worship, learn and connect.  We are a congregation of all ages with a global awareness of God’s mission in the world and a commitment to be part of it. Come and see!

Announcements

Free tax preparation by volunteers is available for most persons with income less than $60,000 through programs sponsored by AARP Foundation. Their primary location in this area is the First United Methodist Church, 29 East Walnut, Lancaster, which is open from 9 am to 2 pm weekdays. Contact Ken Langeman for information (kmlangeman@hotmail.com or 717-859-3840).

Just a reminder that if you signed up for Dinner with Friends, the date is Saturday, March 21st @ 6:00pm.  Enjoy!

Women, plan to attend the women’s half day retreat Change, Challenge and Crisis held at Akron Mennonite Church on Saturday, March 28 from 9:00am-1:00pm. Sue Conrad Howes will be our resource person. Sue has learned the power of community, faith and God through the abduction and murder of a close friend and as a recent cancer survivor. Join your AMC women friend’s on this important topic. Lunch will be provided. If you have questions, please contact Melanie Baer Drescher, Jane Hartzler, Deb Sprunger or Jean Buchen. RSVP to Jean Buchen by Monday, March 23rd.

You are cordially invited to join us for a Bangladeshi dinner to raise funds for the expansion of Shambhuganj Project in Bangladesh on Saturday, March 28th @ 5:30pm in the Akron Mennonite Church Assembly Room. An expansion is needed to create additional space in the school and the clinic. The meal is donated so that all your contributions will support Shambhuganj Project. Richard Sarker will report on the project after dinner with a PowerPoint presentation followed by an offering to receive your gifts. Please RSVP to rassar47@hotmail.com or call 717.733.4014 (home) or 717.271.1585 (cell) by March 24th for Richard to know how much food to prepare.

You are invited to participate in the Saturday, March 28, witness against the U.S. military’s plan to make the former Willow Grove Naval Air Station north of Philadelphia a drone warfare command center. Come and bring your family to help a Pilgrims Mennonite Church vocal ensemble sing hymns during the worship service at the vigil led by John Stoner. The Lord willing, we will leave the Akron (Pa.) Mennonite Church parking lot at 10 a.m. to allow for a brief deli luncheon stop in Horsham before the witness begins at noon. The event is scheduled to conclude by 2 p.m.; we should be able to return to Akron by 4 p.m. If you are able to participate, contact John Stoner at jstoner42@windstream.net or (717) 859-3388 so sufficient transportation can be arranged.

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