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Any of a group of religious faiths that are based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ as described in the New Testament of the Bible.

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Bethany Christian School - Grade School K-8The Christian School of Bethany Orthodox Presbyterian Church is commissioned by the church and is understood to be a ministry of the church to the children of Oxford and the surrounding communities. During the first six years of life, a child forms his or her basic patterns for coping with life. Research studies in the learning process of young children have established that a child develops as much as 60 - 80% of his total intelligence before the age of six. It is the purpose of the school to provide a sound academic education developing of a system of values consistent with the Bible and a lifestyle that will be pleasing to God. The staff is interested not only in what the student knows, but is also interested in how the student acts. Conscious efforts and designs will be implemented daily to foster love and respect for parents, teachers and peers. Under the guidance of a qualified teacher, the school will provide for the developmental needs of the child and emphasize growth in all areas, physical, emotional, mental and spiritual, as a continuous interrelated process. The Christian faith will always remain the essential context within which the educational process is administered at Bethany Christian School. We are handicapped accessible. Bethany Christian School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of it's educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loans programs, and athletic and other school-administrated programs.Chester*Main Site (Bethany Christian School)Bethany Christian School
Camp Sandy CoveCamp Sandy Cove is a non-profit, non-denominational Christian camp for boys and girls ages 7 to 15, dedicated to sharing the message of salvation through Jesus Christ, and helping young people develop a relationship with their Creator. Located twenty-five minutes west of Winchester, Virginia in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of West Virginia, Camp Sandy Cove is proud of our tradition of offering "Christian Camping at its best."*Main Site (Sandy Cove Ministries and Conference Center)Sandy Cove Ministries & Conference Center
Cornerstone Youth CenterYouth center provides a way for youth to form trusting relationships with people who are dedicated to listening to their hurts, encouraging their hearts, and nurturing them in Christian faith. Provide healthy and safe activities. LancasterCornerstone Youth CenterCornerstone Youth Center
Cranaleith Spiritual Center - Leadership DevelopmentThe Center offers Leadership Groups the opportunity to go apart and tap into the deeper wisdom which arises when attention is released from the "urgencies" of everyday. Staff are available for to facilitate reflection, planning and ongoing learning. Private residential and meeting space can be reserved for leadership groups of 5-6 persons.PhiladelphiaCranaleith Spiritual Center - Philadelphia; Northeast PhiladelphiaCranaleith Spiritual Center
Cranaleith Spiritual Center - Spiritual RetreatsA ministry of hospitality and prayer is extended to persons of diverse faith and cultures, and to organizations whose purposes are consistent with the ethos of the Center. Sabbath: Persons are welcome to spend sabbath time rediscovering rhythms of life in harmony with creation. Individuals can come for quiet days, overnight, a weekend, or longer stays. Overnight: Overnight accommodations are available for up to 10 persons. All guest rooms have views of the surrounding landscape with the natural beauty unique to each season. For groups or individuals desiring a private space, the Center can offer a self-contained area, including 5 guest rooms, 2 bathrooms with showers, dining area, kitchenette, and living room. Spiritual Direction: Those who would like to meet with a spiritual director, who serves as a listener, companion, and guide, are welcome to arrange for spiritual direction with a staff member at a mutually convenient time. Silent Directed Retreats, 5-8 Days, can be scheduled throughout the year. Group Retreats/Conferences: The center can host small groups of up to twenty persons. Staff are available to design a retreat in response to your group's needs. Groups are also welcome to bring their own presenter or facilitator. Rates are negotiated, depending on the size and nature of the group.PhiladelphiaCranaleith Spiritual Center - Philadelphia; Northeast PhiladelphiaCranaleith Spiritual Center
Family Camp WeekendStreamside Family Camp is an exciting weekend filled with fun, friends, good food, and Bible teaching that meet the needs of every age - all at a very affordable price! Relax in our family-friendly setting and enjoy the freedom of developing your own schedule. With activities such as archery, nature, crafts, fishing, and swimming to choose from, there is no room for boredom! Insightful parenting workshops will offer inspiration and good advice, while the children enjoy discovering more about God and His creation. A special get together for the parents will be offered in the evening - leave the childcare to us! We serve three delicious meals a day, so even your “super selective” eaters are sure to be satisfied. Family members of all ages are welcome. However most activities are geared toward children ages 5 plus. Younger children are welcome to attend and participate, but not all activities will be appropriate for them. Monroe*Main Site (Streamside Camp & Conference Center)Streamside Camp and Conference Center
Gloria Dei Church - Preschool Discovery CenterPreschool children are in the beginning stages of faith development. What they learn about God comes largely from their relationship with caring adults. We trust that children will see themselves as unique creations of God and part of a loving Christian family. The focus of our program is on God’s love as seen through the helping, sharing and caring demonstrated by Jesus. Application to life is an integral part of the curriculum. This is accomplished through: - Scripture - using Bible stories - Life - using everyday stories that show children how the principle presented in the Bible story can be lived in their life - Concrete examples - using object lessons, hands on activities and their own personal examples or stories - Curriculum - Intentional weaving of Christian concepts and hands on activities throughout the preschool curriculum Chapel - Weekly visits to the chapel give children the opportunity to be part of a children’s worship experience which includes songs, and age appropriate bible stories and to praise God. (3 & 4 year old CE Programs) GOALS The Gloria Dei Preschool provides each child, regardless of race, gender, ability, special needs, ethnicity, socio-economic standing, or religion, opportunities to: - Develop social skills in a group setting - Develop language skills to enable the child to convey wants, needs and ideas appropriately, expand vocabularies, and respond to and ask good questions. - Develop the ability to observe, compare and describe objects and events. - Develop thought processes that lead to greater understanding, awareness and curiosity through investigation and exploration with a variety of resources in a safe environment. - Recognize and respect the rights, feelings and property of others and understand their place as responsible members of a family and community. - Develop self-confidence in expressing, choosing and initiating behaviors and making decisions, and learn to accept responsibility for those choices in a group setting apart from parents. - Develop good habits in the areas of health, nutrition, safety and hygiene. - Develop physical coordination and motor skills and explore with the five senses. - Experience a variety of visual art, music, drama, dance, literature and creative movement activities and learn to appreciate the expressive arts and cultures of other people, places and times. - Experiment with a variety of tools, manipulatives, and materials for open-ended exploration. - Engage the imagination with rhymes, songs, fingerplays and pretend play. - Develop a greater awareness of the self as a valued individual and competent learner. MontgomeryGloria Dei Church - Montgomery; Huntingdon ValleyGloria Dei Church
Hope Within Community Health Center - ElizabethtownProvides free primary health care services to medically uninsured, financially needy residents. Will also see individuals with Medical Assistance who do not have a reasonably accessible medical home. Including routine well-care with disease prevention screening and immunization as indicated, women's health, non-emergent acute care, and continuity care management of chronic medical conditions.DauphinHope Within Community Health Center- ElizabethtownHope Within Ministries, Inc.
Kids KampImagine crisp mountain air, bright sunny days, starry nights, the splendor of nature, and the sounds of enthusiastic campers racing around a grassy field playing their favorite games. Welcome to Streamside where adventure, good times, important truths and who knows what new experience awaits each one! Each encampment is structured with an overall schedule while allowing campers freedom to customize their camping experience with activities such as: Basketball and Volleyball Soccer and Field Games Bible Stories, Teaching and Devotionals Swimming and Fishing Canoeing and Paddle Boating Great Food and Banquets Challenge Course Arts and Crafts Archery and Slingshot Campfires and Cookouts Mountain Climbing and Backpacking Nature Center and Tree House Drama and Choir Snack Shop and Gift Shop Swings and Playgrounds To name a few! But wait, that’s not all! Whether in the Dining Hall, by the pool, or the popular breakfast in bed, campers enjoy three nutritionally-balanced and delicious meals a day - even the most picky eater is sure to be satisfied. Speaking of food, don’t forget about all the tasty treats offered in the Snack Shop! Here at Streamside, we firmly believe that one of the ways that God shows Himself to us is through the world around us - our families, our friends, and through His creation. Streamside’s Nature Center provides a controlled environment that allows campers a safe and hands-on experience with critters of all kinds. From exotic frogs, turtles, and snakes, to raccoons, ‘possum, and perhaps even an alligator, each camper will be able to experience God’s creation up close and personal. Step outside and hike the unique Bog Trail or wander through the woods, our trained guides will help you to see, touch, and even taste the beauty of nature. Come be amazed by God’s incredible design for this world! God has revealed Himself to us not only through the world around us, but also through His Word, the Bible. In our morning Bible classes and evening Vespers, we employ puppets, drama, songs, and guest teachers to help each camper learn more about God and how much He cares for them. To lead the way, a diverse staff of mature believers come from all over the world representing many backgrounds and cultures. Our common desire is for campers to begin an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ and to commit to living transformed lives. We believe it is essential to have a well-trained staff who are attentive to the needs and safety of each camper. Our staff and volunteers must complete an extensive application process along with background screening before serving at Streamside. Certified medical personnel and lifeguards are always on duty and secondary accident insurance is carried for all campers. With several camp dates to choose from, there is no need for anyone to miss out on a great time this summer. Between free time at the pool, boating pond, or snack shop, morning activities, evening Vespers, and a camp wide secret mission, there is never a dull moment! Whether climbing the mountain or making new friends on the basketball court, Kids Camp is the place to be! Streamside has four one-week encampment dates available for kids 8 to 12-years-old. Each encampment begins on a Monday afternoon and ends the following Saturday morning.Monroe*Main Site (Streamside Camp & Conference Center)Streamside Camp and Conference Center
LOGAN Hope - After School ProgramsThe purpose of LOGAN Hope's Afterschool Program is to assist more children and youth in improving their grades and behavioral development through tutoring, Christian mentoring, and teaching students about God through His word, worship songs, life-skill lessons, games, and trips. To accomplish these purposes, we adopted a Christian afterschool curriculum called Kidtrek. Kidtrek focuses on mentoring at-risk kids toward a Christ-centered hope-filled future. In the long run, we hope the Afterschool program will attract more Cambodian students from the public schools as a broader outreach to the community.PhiladelphiaLOGAN Hope - Philadelphia; LoganLOGAN Hope
LOGAN Hope SchoolLOGAN Hope is a private Christian school designed to help children who struggle with learning in a traditional Philadelphia Public School classroom setting to achieve at high educational levels and to grow in character. We use a Core Knowledge based curriculum for the 4 major subjects, Math, Language Arts, Science, and History for grades: K-8th grade. PhiladelphiaLOGAN Hope - Philadelphia; LoganLOGAN Hope
LOGAN Hope - Summer Day CampSummer Day Camps are easily dismissed as kiddie fun, yet they function with great importance in urban communities like ours. In the same way that staying in school has been shown to reduce gang involvement, teenage pregnancy, drug use and violence in our community, our summer day camp fills that role during the summer void. PhiladelphiaLOGAN Hope - Philadelphia; LoganLOGAN Hope
MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) - LancasterMOPS is a time for moms to be encouraged and build friendships, as they learn Biblical principles on parenting. A support time for mothers, realizing they are not alone. Faith Evangelical Congregational 2124 Old Philadelphia Pike Lancaster, PA 17601 393.5345 Second Monday of the month, 9:00am to 11:15am Lancaster Alliance Church 210 Pitney Rd Lancaster, PA 17601 397-1121 First & Third Tuesday of the month, 9:30am to 11:30am The Worship Center 2384 New Holland Pike Lancaster, PA 17601 656.4271 First & Third Friday of the month, 9:15am to 11:15am Grace Baptist Church 1899 Marietta Ave Lancaster, PA 17603 394.6991 First & Third Tuesday of the month, 9:15am to 11:30am Manor Brethren in Christ Church 530 Central Manor Rd Lancaster, PA 17603 285.3138 First & Third Thursday of the month, 9:00am to 11:00am Lancaster County Bible Church 2392 Mount Joy Rd Manheim, PA 17545 653.6266 First & Third Tuesday of the month, 9:30am to 11:30am First United Methodist Church 68 N Church St Ephrata, PA 17522 738.2465 First & Third Thursday of the month, 9:00 to 11:00am Wesley United Methodist 300 Hideaway Dr Quarryville, PA 17566 786.8322 First & Third Friday of the month, 9:15am to 11:00am Teen MOPS Group The Worship Center 2384 New Holland Pike Lancaster, PA 17601 (717)656-4271 Meets TBD at TBD Teen MOPS Group Wesley United Methodist Church 7 Wesley Rd Quarryville, PA 17566 (717)786-8322 Meets TBA at TBA MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) - LancasterMOPS International, Inc.
Morning Star Ministries - Maternity HomeMorning Star supplies housing and related services to teens and young women facing crisis pregnancies. The need for safe housing in a loving, nurturing environment is crucial to someone who is struggling with an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy. We have found that if given the hope we endeavor to provide, young women are less likely to turn to an abortion as a solution to their crisis. We offer care that begins when the resident arrives and ends when she and her baby have a safe environment in which to return. We not only provide housing, but also help with other needs relating to unplanned pregnancy such as keeping up with education, the coordination of medical care, teaching of life and parenting skills, counseling, etc. As you consider options and how to address the many issues and how they will change your life, you will speak with caring people who are experienced and can offer options for your consideration. In addition to housing and basic needs, the services provided at Morningstar include: - Parenting classes - Birthing classes - Various life skills classes - Assistance with doctor appointments - Help with obtaining medical assistance - Enrollment in the local school district - Earning a GED - Finding employment - Researching suitable housingMontgomeryMorning Star - Montgomery; LansdaleMorning Star Ministries
Pathfinders Wilderness Adventure CampPathfinders is a 8-day backpacking, camping and canoeing adventure for those who are looking for an extreme summer camp experience. More than a wilderness trip, Pathfinders is designed to challenge you physically and spiritually. Your adventure begins with a time of preparation instructed by our experienced Pathfinders Guides. During this time, you will be lead through the process of packing everything your Pathfinders team will need to survive for six days in the wilderness. This training will also include proper canoeing techniques to ensure a fun and SAFE trip. The first part of your adventure will be hiking on the Appalachian Trail through Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mid-week, you will drop the packs and canoe (and swim) down the picturesque Delaware River for the remaining three days. Along the way, your Pathfinders team will enjoy the peace and beauty of God’s creation, sleep under the stars at night, eat meals prepared over a campfire, and see wildlife in its natural environment. Each day your Guide will challenge you with a devotional from the Word of God. You will be encouraged to rise above the mediocre and win battles on the trail, river, and within yourself that you never thought you could overcome. Are you up to the challenge? Monroe*Main Site (Streamside Camp & Conference Center)Streamside Camp and Conference Center
Samaritan Counseling Center of Western PA - ZelienopleProvides Christian individual counseling and pre-marital, couple, family, and group therapy.AlleghenySamaritan Counseling Center of Western PASamaritan Counseling Center of Western PA
SpiriTrust Lutheran® Stephen Ministry - Adams County OfficeStephen Ministry are trained lay people who provide ongoing Christian care to people experiencing a wide range of life transitions or loss including hospitalization, terminal illness or disability; loneliness or grief, job loss or divorce. Stephen Ministers complete 50 hours of training based solidly on Biblical testimony and the best tools of the health and psychological sciences.AdamsSpiriTrust Lutheran® Stephen MinistrySpiriTrust Lutheran
SpiriTrust Lutheran® Stephen Ministry - Franklin and Fulton Counties OfficeStephen Ministry are trained lay people who provide ongoing Christian care to people experiencing a wide range of life transitions or loss including hospitalization, terminal illness or disability; loneliness or grief, job loss or divorce. Stephen Ministers complete 50 hours of training based solidly on Biblical testimony and the best tools of the health and psychological sciences.FranklinSpiriTrust Lutheran® Stephen MinistrySpiriTrust Lutheran
SpiriTrust Lutheran® Stephen Ministry - York County OfficeStephen Ministers are trained lay people who provide ongoing Christian care to people experiencing a wide range of life transitions or loss including hospitalization, terminal illness or disability; loneliness or grief, job loss or divorce. Stephen Ministers complete 50 hours of training based solidly on Biblical testimony and the best tools of the health and psychological sciencesYorkSpiriTrust Lutheran® Stephen MinistrySpiriTrust Lutheran
Spring Garden Academy - Day CampChristian day camp includes field trips, academics, Bible stories, singing, drama, arts & crafts, and outdoor activities. Breakfast, lunch, and snack provided. Four day option is available.PhiladelphiaSpring Garden Academy - Philadelphia; Spring GardenSpring Garden Academy
Teen CampLooking for adventure and new experiences? Maybe you want to be inspired or challenged in your spiritual growth. No matter what you’re looking for, Teen Camp has it! With a unique format geared towards older campers, more activities than ever, late night excursions, team oriented missions and a “for Teens only” day trip, Teen Camp is absolutely hands-down unforgettable! Monroe*Main Site (Streamside Camp & Conference Center)Streamside Camp and Conference Center
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church - Adult Education and Lifelong LearningAdult Ministry at Trinity offers an assortment of educational and growth experiences for adults. SUNDAYS 9:30-10:15 A.M. >Islam: What Non-Muslims Should Know. What do Muslims practice and believe? Come learn about the Islam you don't hear about in the news. Topics will range from basic tenets and practices to Osama bin Laden and women's rights. Hear from the silent majority--learn what 1.3 billion Muslims really believe. Meets in room 125/127. >Opening the Book of Faith. "The Bible is astonishingly powerful. The Bible changes this sin-filled world... Through it God engages us with promise, forgiveness, and home, setting us free to love and serve." Come experience the power of the Word of God. Class meets in room 123. >Christian Parenting: Disciplines of a Godly Family. Join other Christian parents in discussion, prayer, and fellowship. Class meets in the Library, 108. >Seekers: a class for developmentally challenged adults. Special Ringers meets at 9:30 a.m. and class begins at 10:00 a.m. TUESDAYS 5:30-7:00 pm. >Starbucks Young Adult Bible Study. Please visit our Young Adult Ministry page for more information. BEGINS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16! Meet at Starbucks (884 West Main Street, Lansdale, right up the street from the church) for coffee, fellowship, and discussion. Bring your Bible! WEDNESDAYS 10:00-11:30 a.m >Wednesday Morning Bible Study: Pastor Malloy leads Trinity's largest and longest-running Bible Study! "In the beginning..." The story of Genesis is our story. Come learn how it all began. Meets in room 125/127. >Come to the F.E.A.S.T.! - (Food, Education, Adoration, Song, Together at Trinity) Join the fun on Wednesday nights! >CLASS SCHEDULE FOR SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER* - Beginning September 10, F.E.A.S.T. Christian Education opportunities for adults will be offered at 6:30 p.m. Come for dinner beginning at 5:00 p.m. and then stay for class! - Wednesday, September 10-October 15, 6:30 p.m. : Our Lutheran Spirituality: A Lutheran Way of Being Christian. Philadelphia Seminary President Dr. Philip Krey will lead a discussion on religion and spirituality. Meets in room 125/127 - Wednesday, September 10-October 15, 6:30 p.m.: Opening the Book of Faith "The Bible is astonishingly powerful. The Bible changes this sin-filled world... Through it God engages us with promise, forgiveness, and home, setting us free to love and serve." Come experience the power of the Word of God. Class meets in room 123. >2ND SATURDAYS - NEW!!! Join the weekend's preacher at the Parsonage at 6:30 p.m. for informal conversation about the weekend's texts and other things. Fall dates are: September 13 October 11 November 8 December 13 Refreshments will be provided. B.Y.O.B.: Please bring a bottle of wine to share. >ADDITIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: There are also additional opportunities available through our women's groups (including W/ELCA), singles and seniors groups, and others. Please call the church office for more information about these ministries. Please contact Rebecca Kolowé for more information about Adult Education at Trinity.MontgomeryTrinity Evangelical Lutheran Church - Montgomery; LansdaleTrinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church - Young Adult MinistriesWho are young adults? Young adults are people ages 18-35 in many different stages of life. Young adults are single, in committed relationships, or married, and some have children. Young adults are college students, professional people, and people with all kinds of different backgrounds and experiences. What is young adult ministry? Young Adult Ministry is a relevant, intentional community where young adults can create and nurture relationships, grow spiritually, and serve with purpose. How can I join in? Here are some ways you can get involved: Upcoming Events: DINNER, DRINKS, AND DEVOS! Kick off the year with us! We'll feed our bodies with good food, our spirits with laughter, and our souls with fellowship and Bible Study. All young adults are welcome--come learn what young adult ministry is all about! Join us on Tuesday, September 9, beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Applebee's in Lansdale (at Ralph's Corner). BEGINS TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16! Starbucks Bible Study, Tuesdays from 5:30-7:00 pm. Meet at Starbucks (884 West Main Street, Lansdale, right up the street from the church) for coffee, fellowship, and discussion. Bring your Bible! Young adult service opportunities: Appalachia Service Project (ASP) works with lower-income families in Appalachia to make their homes warmer, safer, and drier. This will be Trinity's 24th year participating in ASP. Applications will be available in January 2009. Go to our website at for more information and to access an application. Habitat for Humanity: Young adults volunteer with Habitat for Humanity periodically throughout the year. Contact Rebecca Kolowé for information about our next work day. Saving Graces: Travel to the Gulf Coast to do Hurricane Katrina relief. Groups from Trinity travel to the Gulf several times each year. Contact John Kunes, Trinity's Director for Lay Ministry, for more information. There is also a community for you online! Visit Rebecca's blog at! You'll find opportunities to discuss what matters to you, meet new people, and be a part of a virtual Christian community. You can also learn more about Young Adult Ministry in the ELCA by going to For More Information, Contact: Rebecca H. Kolowé, Diaconal Minister Adult Education and Young Adult Ministries 215.368.1710 ext. 256 rkolowe@trinitylansdale.comMontgomeryTrinity Evangelical Lutheran Church - Montgomery; LansdaleTrinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
West Fallowfield Christian SchoolWest Fallowfield Christian School was established in 1941 to partner with Christian families in educating and nurturing their children. For 69 years, we have been providing a strong academic and spiritual foundation for children in kindergarten through eighth grades. Our current student body is comprised of approximately 160 students representing over 44 area churches of various denominations. Kindergarten is offered as a full day, three or five days per week. The classes are small in size to provide individual attention. Our Kindergarten program enables each child to grow spiritually as they gain knowledge in Mathematics, Reading Readiness, Language Arts, Handwriting, Science, Art, Music, Drama, Physical Education, Computer, Devotions, Bible, Chapel and Library and a Kindergarten Cafe. Both the three and five day programs provide a strong foundation for the academic experience of school. Five-day students benefit from additional specials, enrichment and review of the completed material. The Kindergarten class has daily recess and a rest time. Kindergarten students must be five years of age by September 1st. The Pre-Kindergarten class will begin in the Fall of 2010. Class will be held Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am - 11:45 am. Children must be four years of age by September 1st. They must also be potty trained. The Pre-Kindergarten curriculum includes Reading Readiness, Math Skills, Language Arts, Pre-Handwriting, Hands-on Science, Bible, Chapel, Library, Art, Music and Physical Education. There is a recess and snack time each day as well. Elementary students' curriculum includes Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies, Spelling, Bible, Grammar, Music, Art, Physical Education, Computer Class (beginning in 4th grade) and Health. Instrumental lessons begin at the fourth grade level, and piano is offered to students in grades 2-8. Curriculum for Middle School students includes Math/Algebra, Earth Science, Life Science, Physical Science, Literature, Civics, Social Studies, Geography, Bible, Grammar, Vocabulary, Health, Music, Visual Arts, Computer and Physical Education. Our elective program for Middle School students includes: Woodcarving, History Club, Drawing/Painting, Design/Computer, Arts/Crafts, Pottery, Drama, Yearbook, Nature Club, Cooking Club, Teacher's Aide and Library Aide (subject to change from year to year). Middleschoolers have the opportunity to participate in a Spiritual Life Conference, Service Projects, Outdoor Education, Bible Buddy with Third Graders, Mentor Groups, Peer Mediation, Student Council, Envirothon Competition, Spelling Bee, Math Counts Competition, Worship Team, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Choir, Stage Crew, Fine Arts Revue, Instrumental lessons, Safety Patrol and more. Interscholastic athletics are offered at the Middle School level (see Athletics). Chester*Main Site (West Fallowfield Christian School)West Fallowfield Christian School
Women's & Preschool Time Out GroupsPrograms that offer spiritual support, fellowship, recreation and educational activities for women. Women of many faiths, ages and professions are participants. Generally, meetings are held once a week during the school months. Most groups meet in Mennonite or Brethren churches. Babysitting is provided for infants and toddlers. Preschool classes which offer well-structured activities for 3 to 5 year olds are also available. Sponsored by Lancaster Area Mennonite Women. MEETING LOCATIONS AND CONTACTS: - Manheim/ East Petersburg: Jean Benedict (717)581-1225 - Elizabethtown,/Mt Joy: Donna Siegrist (717)653-5660 - Intercourse/New Holland: Loretta Lapp (717)422-4011 - Lancaster: Joanne Siegrist (717)656-6429 - Lebanon: Erma Horning (717)949-3314 - Neffsville: Marcy High (717)293-9852 - Lititz: Idello Otto (717)569-9598 - Mountville/Landisville: Rhoda Charles (717)898-7497 - Paradise/Strasburg/Gap: Peggy Groff (717)687-7176 - Elverson/Morgantown: Tina Essick (610)469-0751 - Willow Street/New Danville: Marilyn Kurtz (717)464-4427 - Leola: Nina Harnish (717)656-4409 LancasterWomen's & Preschool Time Out GroupsIndependent Support Groups
YoungLives - Support for Teen MomsTeen moms face many challenges because they are truly living in two worlds. They have a desire to be a teenager, yet they have all the responsibilities required of motherhood. They feel alone, and often are abandoned by the significant people in their lives once their child is born. The world sees a teen mom and her child. We see a girl who needs Jesus. YoungLives is about loving teen moms in the midst of the circumstances they're in - no matter what they are. Because we've experienced mercy, compassion and grace through a relationship with Christ, we desire to love teen moms in the condition they come to us. WHAT YOU WILL FIND AT YOUNGLIVES Love Support Encouragement RespectChester*Main Site (YoungLives)YoungLives
Zion Baptist Church - Educational ProgramsUses the Zion Educational Annex (opposite corner of Broad and Venango Streets to provide service, seminars and programs to the community.PhiladelphiaZion Baptist Church - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaZion Baptist Church

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