All posts by Anna Buck

Praying God’s blessing for you in this season of Advent and Christmas.The conference office will be closed Christmas Eve through New Year’s ... [ More ]
Posted December 12, 2018 by Anna Buck
This has been an eventful year in the conference office, with staffing changes, implementing Search Guides, Dan and Paula going to Tanzania, relocating conference offices to East Goshen Mennonite, covering during Dan’s sabbatical. Anna Buck began in May as administrative coordinator and is doing an impressive job in the office. Here are others who served as interim staff this year:Vanessa KelleybrewCindy ... [ More ]
Posted December 12, 2018 by Anna Buck
Sharon Yoder will begin mid-January to work quarter time with credentialing and pastoral searches. Sharon has filled in several times for staff sabbaticals in recent years. Numerous people express appreciation for her work. She is enthusiastic and conscientious. With the introduction of Search Guides this year, Sharon found the load reasonable during Dan’s recent sabbatical. Dan will cover these processes ... [ More ]
Posted December 12, 2018 by Anna Buck
Dates and Locations Delegates please note dates and locations for the annual delegate days in February and March.February 23 – southern meeting at Parkview Mennonite in Kokomo, Ind.March 9 – central meeting at East Goshen Mennonite, Goshen, Ind.March 16 – north meeting at Maple River Mennonite, Brutus, Mich.Each day begins with warm drinks at 8:45 and ends at ... [ More ]
Posted December 12, 2018 by Anna Buck
What has God been doing in your congregation? How has God been using your church in the community? We are looking for stories to add to the next editions of the Gospel Evangel and we want to hear your stories!  Give us a call (574) 534-4006 or email the office at ... [ More ]
Posted December 12, 2018 by Anna Buck
The Missional Leadership Team recently met together. We welcomed back Dan from his sabbatical and looked ahead to unfolding plans for summer Annual Sessions and beyond. At the end of our meeting we each reflected on highlights of the meeting and what we wished to communicate to the broader conference. Themes included: a special spirit in the work of the various conference teams; excitement in the focus of ... [ More ]
Posted December 12, 2018 by Anna Buck
The income for the month of November was $14,655 below budget and $9,766 below expenses.  For the year to date the income is $12,156 below expenses.  This tends to be the low month for donations and we trust that the next few months will show an increase.  Thank you for your support.- Jim Norton, ... [ More ]
Posted December 12, 2018 by Anna Buck