Partner Ministries

Brethren Housing Association

posted Mar 13, 2019, 3:13 PM by Ken Schmidt   [ updated Mar 13, 2019, 3:14 PM ]

Join Brethren Housing Association  on May 3, 2019 for the 16th Annual BHA Golf Tournament at Par Line Golf Course, located at 4545 East Harrisburg Pike, Elizabethtown, PA 17022 Our goal this year is 120 golfers and to raise $15,000 to help families experiencing homelessness get back on their feet. Golfer fees remain the same as last year – $75 per golfer or $300 for a team. This entitles your group to 18 holes of golf with a cart, lunch, eligibility for prizes, and a delicious catered meal after your round. Registration deadline is April 19th. Visit to register online or contact the office at 717-233-6016 to register over the phone. Sponsorship opportunities—including whole sponsorships— are still available. Please contact Crystal Brown at or 717-233-6016 for more information.

Friends of Cross Keys Village

posted Mar 13, 2019, 3:11 PM by Ken Schmidt   [ updated Mar 13, 2019, 3:12 PM ]

    Our goal for 2019 is $80,000 of which $66,000 goes to the Good Samaritan Fund.  Here are the changes to the 2019 Membership goals:

  • BRONZE Individual Membership is $10.00 ($20 per couple); 
  • SILVER Individual Membership is $50.00 ($100 per couple); and,
  • GOLD Individual Membership is $100.00 ($200 per couple).

            Please look for Nancy S. in the Narthex to pay your Membership Dues.  Dues will be collected throughout February, March and April. 
Please make checks out to “The Friends”.

New Hope Ministries

posted Dec 5, 2014, 4:59 PM by Ken Schmidt   [ updated Mar 13, 2019, 2:29 PM ]

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 Mar 13, 2019, 2:29 PM ]

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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