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July 21-28, 2022

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The Mennonite Heritage Center is a museum and library dedicated to preserving and sharing the stories of Mennonite faith and life in eastern Pennsylvania. Mennonite Christians first settled in the Delaware Valley in 1683 and have been part of Pennsylvania’s community and religious life for over 300 years. You are invited to visit the heritage center to see changing exhibits, use our historical library and take part in events, programs and workshops throughout the year.

Events

Events

The Mennonite Heritage Center hosts numerous workshops and programs throughout the year, as well as major events, including Whack & ...
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Exhibits

Exhibits

We welcome you to view our exhibits and learn about the unique heritage of Mennonites in eastern Pennsylvania. Hours: Tuesday ...
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Library & Collections

Library & Collections

The Mennonite Heritage Center houses an excellent Anabaptist and genealogical research library named in honor of John L. Ruth, as ...
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Nyce Barn Weddings

Nyce Barn Weddings

Feature barn wedding rental near Philadelphia! Rustic, authentic, historic Nyce barn with new construction and amenities on the grounds of ...
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On the Blog

Disarmed: The Radical Life and Legacy of Michael “MJ” Sharp.

Disarmed: The Radical Life and Legacy of Michael “MJ” Sharp.

Disarmed: The Radical Life and Legacy of Michael “MJ” Sharp. By Marshall V. King. Harrisonburg, Virginia: Herald Press. 2022. $17.99. The first words we read in Chapter One of Marshall King’s tribute to MJ Sharp are disarming: “There is no way to peace along the way of safety. For peace must be dared, it is itself the great venture and can never be safe” (16). We are introduced to MJ’s peace-making story with the disarming words of World War II martyr, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who took a radical, unsafe path to peace-making. Many readers would know that Bonhoeffer’s path to assassinate ...
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