The Prayer Circle of three to five people meets routinely on Monday nights at 7:00 p.m. in the church offices. We pray for Berkey members who have shared joys and concerns during the worship service, by using the blue prayer cards, or through individual concerns specifically expressed to us. All prayer requests are kept confidential. […]
A power usage meter is now available for communal use. You will find it in the chair closet off of the foyer, hanging on the wall to the right of the door. Instructions and extra batteries are supplied. The meter measures how much electricity appliances are taking and calculates costs. Please sign it out using […]
Instead of having an Ash Wednesday service, this year we are having a penitential jazz vespers service on Sunday, March 17, at 4:00 p.m. This service will feature The Dean’s List, a jazz quartet consisting of Sonny Carreño (percussion), Danny Dean, (guitar), Randy Horst (bass), and Sam Que (saxophone). The spoken parts of the service […]
Due to unforeseen circumstances, we regret that Bonnie Klassen, Mennonite Central Committee Area Representative for South America, Mexico and Cuba, needed to cancel her trip to Goshen. So, she will not be at Berkey next Sunday, March 24 as was previously announced. We hope to hear from Bonnie at a later time.
In the coming academic year ten students from Berkey will be attending Bethany Christian Schools. To fully fund these ten students, we need $107,486.40, 20% of which ($21,497.28) will come from our congregation’s general fund. That means we need to receive above budget contributions of $85,989.12 into the Bethany Fund. We’ve already collected $30,957.40, which […]
This is the 4th year for the Berkey Avenue Youth Summer Camp designated fund. This year 50+ youth from Berkey’s congregation are eligible to attend a week of summer camp at either Camp Friedenswald (grades 1 thru 12) or Camp Amigo (ages 4 thru 18). Last year 9 youth received assistance from this fund. A […]
LaCasa has announced the date for the 2019 Help-A-House event (May 11th). Berkey has a long-standing tradition of working on a project together for the event. If you have interest in participating, see the bulletin board by the mailboxes for more information and to sign-up. Contact Dale Snyder with any questions you might have.
Berkey is planning a church retreat at Amigo Centre, November 15-17. This will be a fun time for community and fellowship. You can look forward to: –Games and other inter-generational activities. –Outdoor activities. –General free time to explore the camp. –Talent show on Saturday night. Start planning your act now! Rooms in the retreat center […]
Are there people at Berkey that you don’t know very well? Would you like to learn to know them better? Our newsletter (The Owl) is now sporting a new segment, Getting to Know. We hope that all adults will contribute a short paragraph about themselves to be published in the newsletter. Forms were distributed last […]
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