For those of you who have not heard, the Indiana Michigan Conference offices have moved to our new location at East Goshen Mennonite Church, Goshen, IN. Please send all written correspondence to our mailing address: PO Box 702, Goshen, IN 46527. We extend an ENORMOUS amount of thanks to those who helped make this move possible; namely, Millard Graber, Ray Van Daele, Cindy Steiner, the entire staff at East Goshen: Merle Hostetler, Naomi Yoder, and Carol Birky. Thank you all for your prayers and support.
Additions to Our Team
Dan Miller, our Conference Pastor, has begun his three-month sabbatical that extends from August 1st-October 31st. While he is away, we are pleased to add two interim staff members to our team. Please welcome Sharon Yoder and Tim Burkholder:
- Sharon Yoder is returning as Interim Conference Pastor for Leadership Transitions during Dan Miller’s sabbatical, having served in this role several times since 2012. Sharon serves half-time as co-pastor at Olive Mennonite Church with her husband Kevin and works on-call shifts as a chaplain at Goshen Hospital. She and her husband have 3 married daughters and one granddaughter.
- Timothy (Tim) Burkholder is pleased return as Interim Conference Pastor, a role that he covered during Dan’s previous sabbatical in 2013. He will generally hold office hours 8:00 a.m. to noon Monday-Thursday and will participate in the various leadership meetings expected of the Conference Pastor. Tim and his wife, Sharon, moved to Goshen, IN in 1993 from Edmonton, Alberta to work for then Mennonite Board of Education as vice-president of church relations from which he retired in 2013. Together they have three adult children and two grandchildren.