Archive for August 8th, 2017

As congregations respond to the June call to prayer it would be great to hear what is emerging. Send responses to Vanessa at imoffice@im.mennonite.net. As the first act of living into Renewing a Vision we invite congregations to pray 15 minutes on Sunday morning. The invitation is more about listening than asking. In Tuesday morning staff prayers we are praying for these times to be ... [ More ]
Posted August 8, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
We celebrate the encouragement shared in visiting with KMT leaders, and possible ongoing connections. We celebrate with Vanessa as she completes the internships for her Masters degree in ... [ More ]
Posted August 8, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
On July 12, Dan and Doug had a meaningful visit with leaders from Tanzania Mennonite Church (KMT). We discovered some common themes as we talked about vision and renewal. KMT leaders are seeking renewed relationships with several groups that played a role 83 years ago in beginning the Mennonite Church in Tanzania. They extended an invitation for us to visit. As part of discovering how we live into Renewing a ... [ More ]
Posted August 8, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
Doug Kaufman will install the new pastoral team at Berkey Avenue MC Goshen IN September 17. Incoming pastors Joanne Gallardo and transitional Paula Killough join Dan Schrock. Thank you to those who suggested people to serve as pastoral search guides with search committees. Doug is planning a training for August 23 The fall pastor gathering consists of three events: a Healthy Boundaries Workshop, a ... [ More ]
Posted August 8, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
The income for the month of July was $5,250 below budget and $6,434 below expenses. Usually, during this time of the year, giving is low and tends to even out later in the year. Thank you for your support of ... [ More ]
Posted August 8, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
Do you have experience with Microsoft Access or with web design and maintenance? The conference office is looking for some volunteer help in updating the office database and in technical aspects of maintaining the conference website. If interested, contact Vanessa at ... [ More ]
Posted August 8, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew
Join us September 15-17, 2017, for MCC Bike Michiana. Enjoy a weekend of riding, fellowship and raising funds for Mennonite Central Committee. Come join the bikers in riding between 70-100 miles over two days pedaling the beautiful lake and farmland region of southern Michigan and northern Indiana. Fellowship and worship included! If you are not a biker, consider donating on behalf of someone who is ... [ More ]
Posted August 8, 2017 by Vanessa Kelleybrew