Book Signing Featuring Amish Authors Coming to Bart Township Firehall

Event flier: "Hear and Meet Authors Sam & Elsie!" Free admission to all three events. Description, "Sam S. Stoltzfus (Gordonville, PA) and Elsie Kline (Holmes County, Ohio) will be speaking, answering questions, reading, and signing their new books at the following three events." Event 1: "7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata, Pa." Event 2: "7 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, at the Bart Township Firehouse, 11 Furnace Road, Quarryville, Pa." Event 3: "7 p.m. on Friday, October 19, at the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, Pa." Sam S. Stoltfus is an Amish farmer, grandfather, historian and storyteller. In What It’s Like to Be Amish, he brings together his best stories and memories through the years, an insider’s perspective, respectful, insightful, and humorous. Elsie Kline (Fredericksburg, Ohio) is well known as the Garden and Food Editor of Farming Magazine. Her new Farm Home Cookbook is packed with delicious recipes! She and her husband David, a well-known Amish leader and author, are pioneers in sustaining the small farm. These books will be available for purchase at a 10% DISCOUNT atthese events. These two books are also available wherever books are sold. Host by Walnut Street Books in collaboration with the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society.Book Signings Feature Amish Authors

  • Hear from Sam S. Stoltzfus, author of “What It’s Like to be Amish,” and Elsie Kline, author of the “Farm Home Cookbook” during one of three book signings:
    • 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata, Pa.;
    • 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 18, at the Bart Township Firehouse, 11 Furnace Road, Quarryville, Pa.; or
    • 7 p.m. on Friday, October 19, at the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, Pa.

Lancaster, Pa., September 17, 2018—Learn about Amish life and more when Elsie Kline and Sam S. Stoltzfus, both members of the Old Order Amish, share from their recent books. Kline is the author of “The Farm Home Cookbook” emphasizing the use of whole foods and illuminated by her ruminations on gardening, farming, family, and life. Stoltzfus has recently published “What It’s Like to Be Amish,” a memoir reflecting on life and the realities of maintaining the Amish faith.

There will be three opportunities to hear Stoltzfus and Kline speak at locations across Lancaster County. The first is on Wednesday, October 17, at 7 p.m. at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center near Hinkletown, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata, Pennsylvania. The next day, they will speak at 7 p.m. at the Bart Township Firehall in Georgetown, 11 Furnace Road, Quarryville, Pennsylvania. The final opportunity to hear from Kline and Stoltzfus will be on Friday, October 19, 7 p.m. at Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society, 2215 Millstream Road, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Sam S. Stoltzfus is well-known as an Amish historian and storyteller. Now retired from farming, he is active in the Pequea Bruderschaft Library and the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society. With his wife Katie, he lives outside Gordonville, Pennsylvania. They are the parents of nine, with fifty-one grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Elsie Kline is well-known as the Garden and Food Editor of “Farming Magazine.” She is an Amish mother and grandmother who loves cooking, gardening, and beekeeping. Elsie and her husband David live on the organic farm where they reared their 5 children. They have been pioneers in sustainable small-scale farming.

This book signing is hosted by Walnut Street Books in collaboration with the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society.

Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society
2215 Millstream Rd., Lancaster PA 17602
(717) 393-9745 • www.lmhs.org