Region 1

Region 1 is comprised of 17 units and 1008 congregations. This region covers 432,233 square miles and includes Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Region 1 Annual Meeting, October 9, Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, Blooming Glen, PA

News, Updates, & Events

MDS Eastern Pennsylvania/New Jersey Unit celebrates 65th anniversary

The Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) Eastern Pennsylvania/New Jersey Unit celebrated its 65th anniversary on Oct. 8 with a look back at its long history and a look forward to its Read More…

MDS in the city: “This is what we do”

When an electrical fire in August all but destroyed LaTanya Wade’s house on the outskirts of Philadelphia, she wasn’t sure where to turn. She had no fire insurance, and the Read More…

MDS helps small church in Pennsylvania town cope with aftermath of Ida’s remnants

When Hurricane Ida caused the Brandywine River to overflow its banks in Downingtown, Pennsylvania, a small town of about 8,000 on the outskirts of Philadelphia, it flooded many homes and Read More…

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