Hymn Sing

Sunday, September 14, 3:00 PM Sing favorite hymns in the room where Lancaster County’s first settlers worshiped. The 1719 Hans Herr House is the oldest surviving Mennonite place of worship in North America. Seating is limited.

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Blacksmith Class

Blacksmithing Class

Saturday, September 20, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Try your hand at blacksmithing with with Matt Holliday, Frank Gillespie and Dave Kauffman. Learn to start a fire with flint and steel, make coke from coal, heat steel to a forging temperature and use a hammer, anvil and other tools to make a candlestick holder or hook rack. […]

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Germany to Germantown

Come sail with us on the Delaware River on the Kalmar Nyckel, a replica of the Swedish boat which brought the first European settlers to the Delaware Valley in 1638.  Visit Germantown to explore the first Mennonite settlement in Pennsylvania and the center of preparation for many of the immigrants who moved west, including to […]

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Silence at Bethany

Films in the Field: The Silence at Bethany

Saturday, September 20, 7:30 PM Saturday, September 6, 7:30 PM Come to the 1719 Hans Herr House and Museum to watch Mennonite films in the horse pasture and hear from people involved in their creation. The Silence at Bethany follows a young man’s return from the city to the tight-knit Mennonite community his family came […]

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Annual Storytelling Night

Monday, September 22, 7:00 PM Hear stories from memorable lives: Elizabeth Soto Albrecht, moderator of Mennonite Church USA, and Dick Thomas, superintendent of Lancaster Mennonite Schools and former moderator of Mennonite Church USA. Stumptown Mennonite Church.

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