Former Eastern Mennonite University Prof, High Industries Exec Hosts Bible Museum “Sneak Peek”

Public Invited to Mini-Exhibit for New Museum in Washington Plus Up-Close Look at Rare Biblical Texts, Artifacts

Lancaster entrepreneur and business-management expert Allon Lefever will host an informational reception about the new Washington, D.C.-based Museum of the Bible at Lancaster Bible College’s Good Shepherd Chapel on Sunday, May 15 at 6 p.m. Lefever, a former business professor and director of the MBA program at Eastern Mennonite University, and senior executive with High Industries, serves on the board of directors of the museum, whose mission is to invite all people to engage with the Bible. 

Following a brief reception and viewing of select artifacts from the Museum Collection, Museum of the Bible President Cary Summers will give attendees a look inside the museum that will present the impact, history and narratives of the best-selling book of all time. The 430,000-square-foot, eight-story museum opens in fall 2017 two blocks from the National Mall and three blocks from the U.S. Capitol.

This event is free and open to the public, and doors open at 5:30 p.m. Space is limited, so early arrival is suggested. For more information, call 844.328.0062.


Museum of the Bible Mini-Exhibit, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Who: 
Lancaster resident and museum board member Allon Lefever and representatives of Museum of the Bible

What: 
Reception, mini-exhibit of rare biblical artifacts and “sneak peek” inside the museum

When: 
Sunday, May 15 at 6 p.m.

Where: 
Lancaster Bible College’s Good Shepherd Chapel
901 Eden Road in Lancaster

Cost: 
FREE and open to the public


About Museum of the Bible

Museum of the Bible invites all people to engage with the Bible through museum exhibits and scholarly pursuits, including artifact research, education initiatives and an international museum opening in late 2017 in Washington. The 430,000-square-foot, $400 million Museum of the Bible, dedicated to the impact, history and narrative of the Bible, will be located three blocks from the U.S. Capitol. As of 2016, it has sponsored traveling exhibits in several U.S. cities and five other countries.

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