Join the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society for a book signing at 7 pm on Tuesday, September 25, with Sherry Gore and Sheila Petre, both featured authors in the new book, “Homespun: Amish and Mennonite Women in Their Own Words.” It will take place at the Martindale Mennonite Fellowship Center, 352 Martindale Road, Ephrata, Pa. The book signing is open to the public. A free-will offering will be taken.
Sherry Gore is the author of seven books, including “Simply Delicious Amish Cooking,” “Me, Myself, and Pie,” and “The Plain Choice.” Gore was featured in the National Geographic Channel’s “Amish: Out of Order,” and has appeared on NBC Daytime, the Today Show, Mr. Food Test Kitchen, and more. Gore, who is Beachy Amish, is a resident of Sarasota, Florida.
Sheila Petre lives with her husband, Michael, and their seven children in south central Pennsylvania. They are members of Washington-Franklin Mennonite Conference. Petre’s collection of motherhood-related tales, “Thirty Little Fingers,” was published in 2017.