Visiting the Alamo before beginning meetings

Doug Kaufman and Dan Miller are in San Antonio December 3-6 for the annual gathering of area church/conference ministers. Before the meetings began on Wednesday they visited the Alamo in downtown San Antonio.

Journey learning covenants

In the Saturday evening session of the Weekend Learning Event, Journey participants and mentors work together on learning covenants. Learning covenants identify long- and short-term goals, and outline understandings for their relationship.

Journey Weekend Learning Event begins

About 35 of us gathered at Amigo Centre on Friday night for the Journey event, from Illinois, Michigan, Indiana and Ohio. These people are a gift from God.

February 2014 Journey Weekend

What a great weekend! Twice a year the Journey participants gather for a Weekend Learning Event. This weekend Alan Kreider spoke on Anabaptist History and Theology. Eleanor Kreider and Bob Rosa led worship times. We give thanks to God for the three people completing...

Celebrating with Marion Mennonite Church!

February 9 was a great celebration with the congregation at Marion Mennonite Church as we dedicated their new sanctuary. Two phrases they used to capture their work were: 1) Imagine what God can do! and 2) We see people! Both are easily memorable and fuel the...

Connecting with congregations

In the last month I’ve had opportunity to worship with two IN-MI Conference congregations. On November 24 I led the ordination service for Frances Ringenberg, member of the pastoral team at Prairie Street Mennonite Church (PSMC) in Elkhart, Ind. I got to know...