Archive for February, 2017

We give thanks for: quality pastoral care given to numerous difficult situations this month the thoughtful work done by Missional Leadership Team at their January 27-28 retreat planning for annual Sessions: texts for this year are Micah 6:8, Luke 24:13-35 and Ephesians 4:1-16 with the theme, "The way is made by walking..." growing cooperation between Mennonite agencies in our attention toward ... [ More ]
Posted February 7, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
Bob Yoder and Dan Miller met with mid-states conference ministers and moderators (Central District, Illinois, Ohio and IN-MI) for their semi-annual meeting. We shared conference updates and planned for a spring orientation for conference boards, credentialing teams, contact persons and investigators to the new policy for responding to clergy sexual misconduct. Dan Schrock, a pastor at Berkey Avenue in ... [ More ]
Posted February 7, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
The next www.ambs.edu/journey Weekend Learning Event takes place February 17-19. This weekend’s theme is Anabaptist history and ... [ More ]
Posted February 7, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
Contributions for the month of January were $12,438 below budget and $11,102 below expenses.  Contributions are $31,525 below budget for the year to date.  Expenses were $1,253 below budget for the month and $11,241 below budget for the year to ... [ More ]
Posted February 7, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
Winter Youth Retreat – It is not too late to register! February 17-19 – Sr High weekend! – Speaker: Leonard Dow; Band: Chosen Dust Visit our web for more information: http://www.amigocentre.org/winter-youth-retreats.html Amigo Scrapbook, Crafting, and Sewing Retreats… Whether you scrapbook, sew, quilt or craft, Amigo invites you to join us for a relaxing weekend filled with good food and ... [ More ]
Posted February 7, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
By Laurie Oswald Robinson, editor For years, Chris Birky has offered bread, pastries and other foods at Birky’s Bakery and Coffee Shop in Kouts, Ind. Recently, he’s added Bible study to the menu. Birky, a local farmer and lifelong member of Hopewell Mennonite Church in Kouts, is leading a Sunday morning Bible study on discipleship in his bakery for people who are unchurched or who are not regular ... [ More ]
Posted February 2, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew