This annual event for pastors and lay leaders is held each November at Amigo Centre, Sturgis, Mich. It is sponsored by IN-MI Conference and Amigo Centre.

2018 Pastor Gathering

This year, pastors and lay leaders will gather Nov. 5-6th for a time of worship, equipping and rest as we explore the theme “Anchored in Hope/Forward in Love”.  Our speaker, Brad Roth, is the pastor of We West Zion Mennonite Church in Moundridge, KS. 

His book God’s Country: Faith, Hope, and the Future of the Rural Church was published by Herald Press in September and won an Award of Merit in Christianity Today’s 2018 Book Awards.  He blogs at
Pastors can register: HERE

Recent years have included:

2017: “Renewing a Vision” 

2015: “Soul Care,”  presented by Gilberto Flores.

2014: “Radical Biblical Hospitality,” presented by Michele Hershberger.

2013: “The Bible and the People of God,” presented by James Kraybill.

2012: “Developing and implementing congregational vision in a post-modern world” with John Powell, Missions Advocate for Mennonite Mission Network.

2011: “Community Worship: An Encounter with the Holy” led by Sara Wenger Shenk, President of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminaries.

2010: “Heilsgeschichte: Salvation History” with Marion Bontrager, Bible Professor from Hesston College.

2009: “Finding our way: navigating the challenges of authentic engagement” with Dan Miller, lead conference minister for IN-MI Mennonite Conference

2008: “The Practical Side of Missional Imagination” with Alan Roxburgh

2007: “Looking in the mirror: The face of the church today” (exploring the results of the 2006 Membership Profile of Mennonite Church USA) with Donald Kraybill

2006: “Enduring issues that Mennonites have not (yet!) resolved: Living from the center of our being” with John D. Roth


Posted May 24, 2012 by Anna Buck