Pennsylvania East & New Jersey Unit

Welcome to the MDS Pennsylvania East & New Jersey Unit.

Eastern PA & NJ 65th Anniversary Celebration

Friday, Oct. 8, 5:30 p.m. 

Dinner, Celebration, Brunner Family, Bluegrass Band

Blooming Glen Mennonite Church, 713 Blooming Glen Road, Blooming Glen, PA

Region 1 Annual Meeting

Saturday, Oct. 9, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Unit Reports, Stories of Hope, WV bridges, Philly projects, Homes of Hope and more!

RSVP to Joyce Burkholder by Sept. 27, 717-945-4136 or

Special Hotel Discount rate: $119 plus taxes

Marriott Courtyard, 1737 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, PA 19446


Must reserve room by Sept. 17!

Please comply with current CDC COVID safety practices.

Quick Stats

Pennsylvania East & New Jersey Unit Officers

Unit Chair – Dale E Mack

Unit Vice Chair – Titus Hunsberger

Unit Secretary – Beth A Kolb

Unit Treasurer – Harold Mellott

News, Updates, & Events

A photo of John and Connie Zuch sitting in front of some green vegitation.
Volunteers a “special blessing” in northern Pennsylvania

One minute, 30 seconds.  That’s how much time John and Connie Zuch had to leave their house as flash floodwaters, spawned by Tropical Storm Fred, rushed toward their home on Read More…

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…

Events in Pennsylvania East & New Jersey Unit

Region 1 Annual Meeting 2021

Saturday, Oct. 9, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Unit Reports, Stories of Hope, WV bridges, Philly projects, Homes of Hope and more! RSVP to Joyce Burkholder by Sept. 27, 717-945-4136 or Special Hotel Discount rate: $119 plus taxes Marriott Read More…

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