Partner Ministries


posted Mar 4, 2017, 4:24 PM by Ken Schmidt   [ updated Mar 25, 2017, 7:42 PM ]

Our 12th annual Bike and Walk Tour will take place at Midway Church on Saturday, April 29th.
There will be 2 long distance routes - 25 or 50 mile scenic routes through Dauphin, Lancaster, and Lebanon counties,
a 5-15 mile family fun ride and 1-3 mile walking route on the Lebanon Rail Trail, door prizes, rest stops, refreshments, and lunch for all participants!

Friends of Cross Keys Village

posted Apr 29, 2016, 5:37 PM by Ken Schmidt   [ updated ]

The 57th Annual Friends’ Chicken BBQ, Bake Sale, Car Show and Auction will be Saturday, August 12th from 9AM to 4PM.

          Auction Items Needed:  The Friends will appreciate any size item that is quilted.  It does not necessarily need to be a quilt for a bed.  They will be accepting wall hangings, pillows, place mats, framed items, etc.  These are all possible projects that your congregations might contribute for the auction.

          Other auction items and collectables will also be appreciated.  Call Nancy S. with questions.

New Hope Ministries

posted Dec 5, 2014, 4:59 PM by Ken Schmidt   [ updated Apr 21, 2017, 5:11 PM ]

New Hope Banner

Founded in 1982, New Hope Ministries has assistance centers in Dillsburg, Dover, Hanover, and Mechanicsburg, PA which serve parts of York County and the West Shore area of Cumberland County. Services are available to people regardless of their age, race, gender or religious affiliation.

We provide:

  • Emergency crisis assistance
  • Food pantries
  • Rent/Mortgage assistance
  • Prescription, medical, dental and eye care assistance
  • Utility assistance
  • Transportation assistance
  • Counseling
  • Referral services
  • Children and youth programs
  • Holiday food baskets and gifts

In addition to these basic needs, we offer ongoing support and guidance to help people become self-sufficient and stable over the long term.  We help close to 13,000 individuals each year.

West Shore Center
5228 East Trindle Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Phone: 717-766-7333
Fax:    717-766-7575
Monday-Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm

To Reach Them By Email:

For fundraising or donation questions:
For organizational questions:
For general questions:    

Camp Eder

posted Dec 5, 2014, 4:54 PM by Ken Schmidt   [ updated ]

CAMP EDER offers two (2) Women’s Retreats


Women’s RENEW Retreat at Camp Eder on May 26th at 5:00 PM through May 28th at 11:00 am.  Gain a new perspective on your walk with the Lord and find new hope as you navigate your busy life!  Cost is $160 for  lodging, meals, workshops and seminars and welcome package.  Or – Come for the weekend but don’t want to stay over?  Cost is $65 and includes meals, workshops and seminars and welcome package.

For more info or to register online BEFORE May 20th or call 717-642-8256.



Relax, Rejoice, and Rest

Rejoice in the Lord always. (Philippians 4:4)

Southern PA District, Church of the Brethren


June 12-13, 2017

Location:  Camp Eder

914 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA  17320

(See bulletin board for more info and registration)

Camp Eder, Christian Camp and Retreat Center, supported by the Southern Pennsylvania District Church of the Brethren,
seeks to offer a place where persons can learn to know Jesus Christ through Bible based ministry in an outdoor environment.

914 Mount Hope Road, Fairfield, PA. 17320
Tuesday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. & Saturday 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
717-642-9797 fax

Southern PA District News

posted Sep 5, 2013, 9:51 AM by Traci   [ updated Oct 30, 2016, 7:35 PM by Ken Schmidt ]

The District Newsletter is now posted on the District website. 

To get the most up-to-date copy, click on this link:

General information can be found on the Southern Pennsylvania's District's website.

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