Archive for April 11th, 2017

We celebrate Easter and new life in Christ. Thanks be to God! We give thanks for congregations experimenting with spiritual practices. We celebrate the completion of three Saturday delegate meetings. Thanks to those who led us in worship on each of those days. We give thanks for the meaningful and caring conversations that took place in each ... [ More ]
Posted April 11, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
Doug Kaufman will install Randy Miller as transitional pastor at Sunnyside Mennonite Church, Elkhart on Sunday, May 21. John Powell is leading a May 11 Leadership Summit for Michigan church leaders. Dan will attend. He intends to continue the Michigan gatherings after John’s retirement at the end of June. Leadership Enhancement Team (LET) sent all pastors a letter and form for reflecting on their work ... [ More ]
Posted April 11, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
Our income for the month was $4,179 below the budget but only $1,457 below expenses. Of the budgeted $4,179 shortfall only $2,331 was the shortfall from congregational giving and $1,848 was the shortfall from individual giving. For the year to date, our income is $41,647 below the budget but only $22,854 behind expenses. Thank you for your continued ... [ More ]
Posted April 11, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
Summer Camp is just around the corner! (It will be here faster than you think…) Amigo Centre summer camp registration is available online. This summer the theme is “Ordinary People, Extraordinary God” (Empowered by God to set God's people free) based on Jeremiah 29:11-13, “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and ... [ More ]
Posted April 11, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
Bethany Fourth Graders Plan Historical Events: On Thursday, Apr. 13, the fourth grade class at Bethany Christian Schools will be presenting skits to help others learn about the Trail of Death, the forced removal of the Potawatomi from Indiana in 1838. The program begins at 6:30 p.m., is open to the public, and is in preparation for another public event on Saturday, Apr. 22. Trail of Death Event: A public ... [ More ]
Posted April 11, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew