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Brook Lane Health Care Services:
Off Md. Rt. 60 on Smithsburg-Leitersburg Rd., PO Box 1945, Hagerstown, MD 21742, 1-800-342-2992 (301) 733-0330 TDD 1-800-735-2258 (MD Relay Service) Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.

Brook Lane is a private, not-for-profit hospital established by the members of the Mennonite Church in 1946 and dedicated to the provision of high quality mental health services in an atmosphere reflecting God's love for each person.

The Center provides the following services: 24-hour inpatient care, outpatient treatment, consultation and education services to adults, adolescents, and children in individual, family and group settings

Mission Statement: “To help individuals improve their emotional and behavioral well being through education and treatment.”
Camp Eder:
914 Mt. Hope Road, Fairfield, PA, 17320, (717) 642-8256

Mission Statement: “Camp Eder is a 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.”
Children's Aid Society:
Mission Statement: “Children's Aid Society is a non-profit organization committed to helping at risk children and their families build stronger, healthier lives through compassionate and professional services.”

Frances Leiter Center 488 Elm Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 264-8552
The Frances Leiter Center in Chambersburg is the CAS center for quality, child-centered counseling in Franklin County and surrounding areas.

The Lehman Center, 400 W. Market Street, York, PA 17404
(717) 845-5771 (York Area Residents) / 1-800-635-6619 (Hotline)
The Lehman Center in York, the only Crisis Nursery in Pennsylvania, provides emergency child care for families under stress and for children at risk of abuse and/or neglect.

New Oxford Center, 2886 Carlisle Pike, New Oxford, PA 17350
The New Oxford Center provides quality child-centered counseling to families of Adams and York Counties. The CAS Mission: CAS is a non-profit agency committed to helping children and their families build stronger, healthier lives through the provision of loving, professional services.
Cross Keys Village - The Brethren Home Community
2990 Carlisle Pike, PO Box 128, New Oxford, PA 17350, (717) 624-2161

Mission Statement: “A vessel for Christian ministry reflecting the Church of the Brethren value of compassionate service, promotes health and wholeness, provides nursing care, rehabilitation services, and adult residential housing to individuals of all faiths.”
Elizabethtown College:
One Alpha Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298, (717) 367-1151

Mission Statement: “Elizabethtown College is molded by a commitment to “Educate for Service,” Elizabethtown College is a community of learners dedicated to educating students intellectually, socially, aesthetically, and ethically for lives of service and leadership as citizens of the world. As a comprehensive institution, the College offers academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. Combining classroom instruction with experiential learning, these programs advance independent thought, personal integrity, and social responsibility as the foundations for a life of learning. Founded by members of the Church of the Brethren, the College believes that learning is most noble when used to benefit others and affirms the values of peace, nonviolence, human dignity, and social justice.”
Susquehanna Valley Ministry Center:
Donna M. Rhodes, Executive Director
Karen Hodges as Program Coordinator
Ray Flagg, Treasurer
The Graduate School and Academy of the Church of the Brethren.
One Alpha Drive, Elizabethtown, PA 17022-2298 (717) 361-1450

The Susquehanna Valley Satellite in Pennsylvania is an off-site extension program for students who cannot move to Richmond, Indiana. A Partnership between Bethany and two Church of the Brethren Districts - Atlantic Northeast and Southern Pennsylvania - the satellite offers a Brethren setting for studying the Bible and reflecting on faith and ministry.

Mission Statement: “To equip leaders for ministry in a regionally based, Christ centered, culturally relevant context in ways that bear witness to the beliefs, heritage and practices of the Church of the Brethren.”

Other Ministries

Brethren Disaster Relief Auction:
Lebanon County Fairgrounds
Cornwall & Evergreen Roads
Lebanon, PA 17042
FFCM: (Fruitbelt Farmworker Christian Ministry)
Gifts and requests for further information can be sent to:
1370 Waggoners Gap Road
Carlisle, PA 17013
(717) 701-8633 or
Pastor Rod Runyan

FFCM is an outreach ministering to the spiritual and social needs of the migrant and seasonal farm workers of Adams, Cumberland, and Franklin Counties, witnessing to the Gospel of Jesus Christ in cooperation with area churches.
Carlisle Truck Stop Ministry, Inc.
Attn: Paul Miller, Committee chair
P. O. Box 851, Carlisle, Pa 17013
Paul Miller, Board of Directors Chair - 717-243-9573
David Bell, Secretary/Treasurer - 717-776-7191
See additional information on the District Bulletin Board.

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6035 York Road
New Oxford, PA 17350
Voice: 717-624-8636
Fax: 717-624-3865

District Executive

District Executive
Dr. William Waugh

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