Archive for December 11th, 2017

Staff Transitions “For everything there is a season, . . .” May you have a meaningful Advent season of expectation and a joyful celebration of Christ’s birth. This is our prayer for you. Along with that expectation is a time of farewell. At the end of this month we say goodbye to Doug Kaufman, after eight years as conference pastor for leadership transitions. I have appreciated working with him over this ... [ More ]
Posted December 11, 2017 by Anna Buck
We live in anticipation of the birth of Jesus in this time of ... [ More ]
Posted December 11, 2017 by Anna Buck
Plans for two people to visit Tanzania Mennonite Church were delayed from December, to possibly the end of April. With the death of Dan’s mother-in-law, and the staff transition underway, he felt it was most important to stay close to home and family. Dan met with mid-states conference ministers – minus Ohio Conference – for a retreat day at Pathways on November 15. It was a good day of worship, reflection, ... [ More ]
Posted December 11, 2017 by Anna Buck
The Journey board met November 20 in the IMMC conference room. The change to online Missional Leadership Development curriculum and opening the program to others across the US and Canada is increasing availability. IMMC and Central District Conference are still sponsoring congregations. Ministry Credentialing Team (MCT) meets Dec 16. This is Doug Kaufman’s last meeting with the group, and Dan’s first ... [ More ]
Posted December 11, 2017 by Anna Buck
Thanks to your generous support this month our income was again above budget by $873.  While our expenses were $173 above budget for this month, for the year to date they are $4,876 below budget. Still given this situation our year to date income is above expenses by $1266.  Thank you for your continued prayers as we make the necessary changes to meet your needs and yet stay within our means. -Jim Norton, ... [ More ]
Posted December 11, 2017 by Anna Buck
Register Now! Reservations are on a first-come basis. February 2-4   Jr High Week 1 – Speaker: Seth Crissman Febbruary 9-11 Jr High Week - Speaker: T Mounsithiraj February 16-18 Sr High Week 2 – Speaker: Kevin Wilder Attention Pastors! Do you need some time away from your busy life? Come walk our trails, go canoeing or sit by a fire. Our rates are $30 for the first night and $25 each ... [ More ]
Posted December 11, 2017 by Anna Buck
The board of The Mennonite, Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. The Executive Director functions as chief executive officer for The Mennonite, Inc. The Executive Director brings broad vision to The Mennonite as a content delivery system for MC USA constituents and beyond, helping the organization to develop programs and services appropriate for the digital age. The Executive ... [ More ]
Posted December 11, 2017 by Anna Buck