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Life at Tel Hai is enriching and rewarding. From aquatic classes and concerts to lectures and luncheons, we’d love to see you.  Our calendars are jam-packed with life-enhancing events that will keep your mind engaged, your body energized, and your spirit lifted.

Let’s pair your interests and passions with our community… you’ll discover that there is something for everyone!

At Tel Hai, our doors are always open. We welcome our neighbors and the greater community to attend events and activities. Unless otherwise noted as an exclusive, resident-only event or fee charged, most events are free and open to the public.

Discover Upcoming Events

Tel Hai Resale Shop Open

Thursday, November 21, 10 am – 2 pm
Resale Shop- Hertzler Apartment Building

Check out the latest treasures in the Tel Hai Resale Shop! It provides bargain hunters with an interesting and varied selection of antiques, furniture, kitchen appliances, jewelry, tools, games, electronics, and more. All sales benefit the Care Assurance Fund!

Holiday Bazaar

Thursday, November 21: 10 am – 2 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

From home-based businesses to skilled craftsmen, our annual Holiday Bazaar is a great place to get a head start on holiday shopping. Local vendors display their wares including handcrafted wooden craft s, jewelry, stained glass, pottery, and florals. You’ll see all the favorite brands you’ve come to trust, like Tupperware, Thirty-One Gifts and Scentsy. View the event details at www.telhai.org/HolidayBazaar

GriefShare Workshop Series

Fridays, November 22- December 6, 2019 (13 Consecutive Weeks)- 10 am
Hillcrest Conference Room, 2nd Floor

GriefShare is a special seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. Led by caring members of the Pastoral Care team, sessions include video seminar with experts, support group discussion, and focus on personal study and reflection. For registration, contact Chaplain David Hicks at dhicks@telhai.org or 610-273-9333 ext. 2443. Nominal fee charged.

30-Year Career on Interplanetary Propulsion: Highlights

Monday, November 25, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Join Carl S. Engelbrecht, Principal Propulsion Engineer at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Lab, who will discuss highlights from his storied career including Magellan (Venus Radar Mapper), Galileo (Jupiter Orbiter), work done with NASA and much more! Engelbrecht is the lead propulsion engineer for the Europa Clipper spacecraft. He has extensive experience at in the analysis, design, procurement, and integration and test of a wide range of types of electric and chemical space propulsion components and systems.

Thanksgiving Eve Service

Wednesday, November 27, 7 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Join us as we rejoice together in a celebration of Thanksgiving. With such abundance in our own lives, we’ll thank God for his blessings upon our community and world. All are welcome to attend this joyous Thanksgiving service. Our non-denominational services welcome individuals of all faiths.

Christmas at the White House

Tuesday, December 3, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Learn about how the First Lady and White House staff plan and decorate The People’s House for the holiday season. Join us as we go back in time and discuss the annual tradition and parties that started with John Adams. From family pets to Christmas ornaments sold by the White House Association, what will this year’s theme include?

Tribute Celebration

Thursday, December 5, 6 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Remember and celebrate the lives of your loved ones by attending our annual Tribute Celebration. Registration is recommended by Friday, November 22. Contact Alicia Guthrie, Development Office, at aguthrie@telhai.org or 610-273-9333 ext. 2036.

Jingle & Mingle- Holidays at the Hill of Life Open House: WAITING LIST ONLY

Wednesday, December 11, 10:30 am
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

We’re all decked out for this joyous time of the year, and our residents are eager to share why they love the “Holidays at The Hill of Life!” Join us for Jingle & Mingle, which will feature a brunch & short presentation, followed by an open house on Wednesday, December 11. Tours include the viewing of community common spaces, amenities and well-appointed residential living accommodations including apartments and cottages. Seating is limited. Pre-registration for this event has now closed.  If you are interested on being added to the waiting list, call Marketing at (610) 273-9333, ext. 2144.

Tel Hai Resale Shop Open

Friday, December 20, 9 am-1 pm
Resale Shop- Hertzler Apartment Building

Check out the latest treasures in the Tel Hai Resale Shop! It provides bargain hunters with an interesting and varied selection of antiques, furniture, kitchen appliances, jewelry, tools, games, electronics, and more. All sales benefit the Care Assurance Fund!

Candlelight Christmas Eve Service

Tuesday, December 24, 3 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Join us in worship at our yearly candlelight Christmas Eve Service. This joyous Christmas Eve service will celebrate the birth of our Savior with guest musical performers. Our non-denominational services welcome individuals of all faiths.

China: Past, Present & Future Giant

Mondays, January 6, 13, 20 & 27, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Peforming Arts

Why has China become the US’s biggest supplier and rival in to world today? How has China survived 3,000 years of history while the rest of the world’s civilizations fall apart? What can we expect from China in the future? Join Dr. Tom Ellis— who has studied, taught, and traveled to China for more than 40 years— for this four-week series. Nominal fee charged.

A Character Singer Sings in Character: A Tel Hai Performing Arts Series Event

Tuesday, January 7, 7:30 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Pianist Jeffrey Uhlig brings his musical friend baritone John Anker Bow for a captivating and fun evening of music… in character of course! A graduate of Rider University, Bow has recently performed for Disney Cruise Line’s European itineraries and regionally at the Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre and Montgomery Theatre in Souderton.

Tel Hai Resale Shop Open

Friday, January 17, 9 am-1 pm & Tuesday, January 21, 11 am-1 pm
Resale Shop- Hertzler Apartment Building

Check out the latest treasures in the Tel Hai Resale Shop! It provides bargain hunters with an interesting and varied selection of antiques, furniture, kitchen appliances, jewelry, tools, games, electronics, and more. All sales benefit the Care Assurance Fund!

Taste of Tel Hai Luncheon & Tour

Tuesday, January 28, 11 am
Enter at Garrett Community Center

Learn more about the Tel Hai lifestyle and decide if it could be perfect for you! In addition to a delicious, complimentary lunch and presentation, you’ll explore the residential living options at our community and hear from the residents who live here. Register online at www.telhai.org/tasteoftelhai  or call Marketing at (610) 273-9333, ext. 2144 today! Seating is limited, so please be sure to register 7-days prior to the event!

Steve McCurry: A Life in Pictures

Monday, February 3, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Steve McCurry rose to become one of the most iconic voices in contemporary photography over the past forty years including his well known image of the young green-eyed Afghan Girl. The 2018 book A Life in Pictures is the most complete and definitive volume of his life and work. Presented by Steve’s sister and Tel Hai resident Bonnie (McCurry) V’Soske Reum, she’ll share images and insights into the cultures and people covered by Steve in Afghanistan, India, and many other regions of Asia. His work includes coverage of many of the most important turning points in world history including numerous wars, the fall of the Berlin Wall and September 11.

GriefShare Workshop Series

Fridays, Starting February 7- May 1, 10 am
StoneCroft Commons

GriefShare is a special seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild your life after losing a loved one. Through this group, you will have friends to walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Led by caring members of the Pastoral Care team, sessions include video seminar with experts, support group discussion, and focus on personal study and reflection. Registration is recommended. Contact Chaplain David Hicks at dhicks@telhai.org or 610-273-9333 ext. 2443. Nominal fee charged.

8 Non-Financial Ways to Prepare for Retirement

Monday, February 10, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Thinking of retirement or recently retired? How will you add value and meaning to the quality of your life? Ready for a new, meaningful challenge? Join Chaplain David Hicks as he breaks down author Joel Malick’s tips for a purposeful retirement. Don’t retire… rewire!

Macular Degeneration

Monday, February 17, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Experts from Levin, Luminais, Chronister Eye Associates will discuss macular degeneration, the leading cause of severe, irreversible vision loss in people over the age of 60. Together, we’ll discuss the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, tests, treatments and prevention techniques available.

Taste of Tel Hai Luncheon & Tour

Wednesday, February 19, 11 am
Enter at Garrett Community Center

Learn more about the Tel Hai lifestyle and decide if it could be perfect for you! In addition to a delicious, complimentary lunch and presentation, you’ll explore the residential living options at our community and hear from the residents who live here. Register online at www.telhai.org/tasteoftelhai  or call Marketing at (610) 273-9333, ext. 2144 today! Seating is limited, so please be sure to register 7-days prior to the event!

Tel Hai Resale Shop Open

Friday, February 21, 9 am-1 pm & Tuesday, February 25, 11 am-1 pm
Resale Shop- Hertzler Apartment Building

Check out the latest treasures in the Tel Hai Resale Shop! It provides bargain hunters with an interesting and varied selection of antiques, furniture, kitchen appliances, jewelry, tools, games, electronics, and more. All sales benefit the Care Assurance Fund!

Armchair Travelogue: Ecuador & Galapagos Islands

Monday, February 24, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Join Tel Hai residents Barbara and Bruce McCleary for an armchair travelogue of their trip to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. Stand with them on the equator in Quito and experience the thrill of seeing sea lions, tortoises, blue-footed boobies and much more up close and personal on the Galapagos Islands.

Armchair Travelogue: South & Central America

Monday, March 2, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Join Tel Hai residents Barbara and Bruce McCleary for an armchair travelogue of their cruise through the Panama Canal, with ports of call throughout South and Central America. We’ll see the sights of Chile, Peru, Ecuador, Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, Belize, and Mexico.

Internment of Japanese Americans

Monday, March 9, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Tel Hai residents Herb and Miiko Horikawa will share their personal experience of the evacuation of Japanese and Japanese-Americans into internment camps in 1942 following the entrance of the United States into World War II. Both American-born citizens living in California, they were included among the 120,000 Japanese-Americans who were forcibly removed from their homes and incarcerated into America’s Concentration Camps.

Historical Moments with Ross Kershey

Monday’s, March 16-April 13, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

In this five-week lecture series event, we’ll explore the history of the Supreme Court (weeks 1 & 2), Controversial Presidential Elections (week 3), Amelia Earhart (week 4) and the Lindbergh Kidnapping (week 5). Instruction is provided by Ross Kershey, former Coatesville Area Senior High School history teacher and local historian. Nominal fee charged.

Tel Hai Resale Shop Open

Friday, March 20, 9 am-1 pm & Tuesday, March 24, 11 am-1 pm
Resale Shop- Hertzler Apartment Building

Check out the latest treasures in the Tel Hai Resale Shop! It provides bargain hunters with an interesting and varied selection of antiques, furniture, kitchen appliances, jewelry, tools, games, electronics, and more. All sales benefit the Care Assurance Fund!

Taste of Tel Hai Luncheon & Tour

Tuesday, March 24, 11 am
Enter at Garrett Community Center

Learn more about the Tel Hai lifestyle and decide if it could be perfect for you! In addition to a delicious, complimentary lunch and presentation, you’ll explore the residential living options at our community and hear from the residents who live here. Register online at www.telhai.org/tasteoftelhai  or call Marketing at (610) 273-9333, ext. 2144 today! Seating is limited, so please be sure to register 7-days prior to the event!

Pianist Jeffrey Uhlig & Violinist David Kim: A Tel Hai Performing Arts Series Event

Saturday, March 28, 1 pm
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Pianist Jeffrey Uhlig returns to Tel Hai for a captivating evening of entertainment with his violinist David Kim. A regular performer with members from the Philadelphia Orchestra, Uhlig is an in-demand chamber music player, vocal coach and accompanist. As the Philadelphia Orchestra Concertmaster and an acclaimed soloist, Kim graduated from Julliard, and teaches at several universities and conservatories.

Holy Week- Maundy Thursday Communion

Thursday, April 9, 2 pm
Auditorium/Chapel

Lancaster-based drama group Piercing Word will present the ‘Passion of the Christ’ production, following the life of Jesus from Palm Sunday through Easter Morning. This service is based on the words of the Gospels will include Communion. Our non-denominational services welcome individuals of all faiths.

Holy Week: Good Friday Community Breakfast

Featuring Bridge of Hope National
Friday, April 10, 8 am
StoneCroft Center for Worship & Performing Arts

Join Edith Yoder and Bekah Bowland from Bridge of Hope National, which trains and equips local Christian faith communities to respond to homelessness in practical, tangible, and neighboring ways. Registration is required by April 1 by calling Pastoral Services at 610-273-9333 ext. 2009 or email at therr@telhai.org. Nominal fee charged.

Holy Week: Easter Sunrise Service

Sunday, April 12, 6:30 am
The Hillside Amenities of Tel Hai: Outdoor Amphitheater

Join us for our Easter Sunrise Service as we celebrate the Resurrection. Service will be moved indoors, into Grandview Commons in the event of rain. Dress warmly. Hot refreshments provided after the service. Our non-denominational services welcome individuals of all faiths.

Tel Hai Resale Shop Open

Friday, April 17, 9 am-1 pm & Tuesday, April 21, 11 am-1 pm
Resale Shop- Hertzler Apartment Building

Check out the latest treasures in the Tel Hai Resale Shop! It provides bargain hunters with an interesting and varied selection of antiques, furniture, kitchen appliances, jewelry, tools, games, electronics, and more. All sales benefit the Care Assurance Fund!

Taste of Tel Hai Luncheon & Tour

Thursday, April 23, 11 am
Enter at Garrett Community Center

Learn more about the Tel Hai lifestyle and decide if it could be perfect for you! In addition to a delicious, complimentary lunch and presentation, you’ll explore the residential living options at our community and hear from the residents who live here. Register online at www.telhai.org/tasteoftelhai  or call Marketing at (610) 273-9333, ext. 2144 today! Seating is limited, so please be sure to register 7-days prior to the event!

14th Annual Day in the Country Open House

Saturday, May 2, 11 am – 3 pm
On the Campus of Tel Hai

Explore Tel Hai’s full range of expansive accommodations, amenities and services including residential living apartments, cottages, townhomes and health services.

Alpine Odyssey & Oberammergau 9-Day Trip

August 10-18, 2020
Germany & Austria

The greater community is invited to join Chaplain David Hicks for a 9-day ‘Alpine Odyssey Tour & Oberammergau Passion Play’ in Germany & Austria from August 10-18, 2020. In conjunction with Educational Opportunities Tours, registration is now open for the trip and seating is limited. Trip highlights include visiting Munich, Innsbruck, Salzburg, Oberammergau & the Passion Play, Rattenberg, and Neuschwanstein. Space is now limited. For additional information, final pricing and registration instructions, please contact Chaplain David Hicks at dhicks@telhai.org or 610-273-9333 ext. 2443 or visit www.telhai.org/oberammergau

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