News and Thoughts

  • Save the Date for our 4th Bi-Annual Conference

    Posted by on February 21, 2014, in Events & Featured

    Our fourth bi-annual conference will be here before you know it! Mark your calendars for Saturday, September 27th 2014. The emphasis this time around is Safe Passage: Co-Creating Caring Relationships to Navigate Life’s Journey with Erik W. Carter, Ph.D. serving as our keynote speaker. Please take a look at the entry on our Calendar page for more details and let others know that the conference is on the way!

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  • Are We Surrounded by a Cloud of Witnesses?

    Posted by on February 14, 2014, in Executive Director's Blog & Featured & Ponderings

    Are We Surrounded by a Cloud of Witnesses?
    All Agency Staff Meetings January 28 and 31, 2014
    Opening Devotional

    Long Black Vale The Band
    Ten years ago on a cold dark night,
    Someone was killed ‘neath the town hall light.
    There were few at the scene, but they all agreed, That the slayer who ran looked a lot like me.
    Chorus ~ She walks these hills, in a long black veil.
    She visits my grave, when the night winds wail.
    Nobody knows, nobody sees, nobody knows, but me The Judge said son, what is your alibi,
    If you were somewhere
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  • Dovetail Fall 2013

    Posted by on December 20, 2013, in Dovetail & Featured

    The Fall 2013 edition of Peaceful Living’s Dovetail Newsletter is now out! It introduces our “Safe Passages” theme for 2014, introduces our new employment program, and has updates on Creative Gifts, Congregational Ministry, Friendship Connection, and more. You can download it in pdf format by clicking here or view it online by clicking here.


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  • Winter Dance 2013

    Posted by on December 9, 2013, in Dances & Events

    On Saturday, a good time was had by all at Peaceful Living’s second annual Winter Dance! We want to make special note of Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Souderton and thank them for hosting us. It’s been a great year.

    Please take a minute and watch this short video clip taken by our Executive Director and Founder, Joe Landis.

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  • Thanksgiving 2013…a Harvest of Fruit of the Spirit?

    Posted by on December 4, 2013, in Executive Director's Blog & Featured & Ponderings

    The week of the first Advent is important in the life of Peaceful Living. December 4, 2000 is Peaceful Living’s birthday; hence this year we will be 13 years old. We have a lot to be thankful for:

    1. Mennonite Health Services who helped us when we were a very small seedling
    2. The PL board of directors that has nurtured us along the way
    3. The staff that is so caring and creative that we are changing peoples lives for good
    4. And parents who are attracted to Peaceful Living because of the way we care for their folks and they are sharing
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  • Creative Gift’s Fall Market 2013

    Posted by on November 11, 2013, in Creative Gifts & Events

    Creative Gifts, Peaceful Living’s community center, is welcoming everyone to join them for their 3rd annual Fall Market at their newest location in New Britain. This festive new tradition will take place on Saturday, November 16th from 10AM to 2PM. Come purchase original paintings, all natural dog treats, and handmade crafts like jewelry, ornaments, cards, and more! We hope that you will be as delighted as we are with the one-of-a-kind works of art, Christmas decorations and holiday gifts all made by individuals with intellectual disabilities.

    Some of the talented men and woman who created the arts and crafts at the Fall Market … Read More!

  • Please join us for an Evening Under the Stars

    Posted by on October 18, 2013, in Events

    Peaceful Living is excited to join Living Hope Farm and Skies Unlimited in enjoying an Evening Under the Stars. Bring a chair, blankets and some snacks…telescopes for stargazing will be provided! … Read More!