Evening of Remembrance
Candlelight service in observance of All Saints Day, held in late October.
Contemplative service in observance of the longest night of the year. December 21st.
Ushering in the Christmas holiday with singing, a story for the children, and a reading of the Christmas story.
Contemplative service including imposition of ashes.
Contemplative Service including simple meal, communion and optional ritual of feet washing.
A reflective time of silence and scripture reading.
Worship service featuring CMCL musicians. Last Sunday before Lent.
Recognition of CMCL attenders who celebrated their 50th birthday in the last year. Pentecost Sunday.
Church on the Farm
Outdoor worship and potluck meal held at the farm of Larry and Marilyn Kennel. Third Sunday of August.
Coming Up at CMCL
Children & Youth Milestones in Worship Celebrations
Infants and their parents receive a special blessing during the child's first year of life.
First Grade Bibles
Every first-grader receives an illustrated book of Bible stories, along with highlighted verses chosen by family members and adults close to each child.
Eighth Grade Bibles
Every eight-grader receives a bible from CMCL, presented by a mentor or adult of the child's choosing.
Upon high school graduation, all senior youth receive a copy of the Hymnal: Worship Book from which CMCL does most of its hymn-singing.
A relaxed weekend family retreat held in the fall at Black Rock Retreat Center. Planned social activities for all ages. Takes place in October from Friday evening through Sunday worship.
Casual, restful respite held at Charter Hall Retreat Center on the Chesapeake Bay in March or April.
Men's Retreat The men get their time to relax at Charter Hall in the spring as well.
Atlantic Coast Conference Youth Retreat
Weekend event for youth in grades 9-12 with youth from other ACC churches. Held in September at
Several potluck meals take place throughout the year on either Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon.
Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster
328 West Orange Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Lead Pastor: Susan Gascho-Cooke
Associate Pastor: Chad Martin Staff Directory